[T3] [T-3] Screw sizing

Dave Hall dave at hallvw.clara.co.uk
Tue Dec 14 03:08:20 PST 2010

I've never really had to get involved with the British sizing and the
peculiarities of Whitworth, BSF, BA as I've always had VWs, but I know it
can be frustrating to find the right screw to fit a hole.  I reckon the
metric sizes make most sense though, and much easier to pick up the right

AC Ace-Bristol?  Was that a Bristol engine then?  I know the early Bristol
cars did have their own engine.  They still hand make Bristol cars - very
expensive.  We had a number of Bristol car events here in Bristol, UK this
year, being the centenary of the Bristol Aeroplane Company.  The car
division was set up to use the skilled aircraft workers after WW2.

UK VW Type 3&4 Club

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[mailto:type3-vwtype3.org-bounces at lists.vwtype3.org] On Behalf Of Mike
Sent: 13 December 2010 23:42
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Subject: Re: [T3] [T-3] Screw sizing

I remember having to deal with Whetworth wrenches, when I had my AC

> Dave.
> UK VW Type 3&4 Club
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