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adrian donovan
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« on: 11 June, 2009, 07:46:33 PM »

I recently had a very bad experience when I wanted to have my dynamo refurbished. I suggest you do not use Rockhall Auto Electrics, despite their being a long-established advertiser in The Automobile. The lesson is to always look for a personal reference first ( as I nearly always do! ) but I hope to be able to post a positive recommendation shortly.
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« Reply #1 on: 12 June, 2009, 09:26:04 AM »

Adrian

Hope it all turns OK in the end.

Although I have not used him personally, through the Bentley Drivers Club I have heard of Adrian Gorvin based in Devon - see www.magnetomagician.co.uk

Hope it helps.

Adam
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« Reply #2 on: 12 June, 2009, 05:41:04 PM »

Why bother having the dynamo rebuilt? when you can have one of Pete Hardings excellent altenator conversions for around the same price!!  I hear he has now done the conversion on Flaminias and Appia too.
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adrian donovan
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« Reply #3 on: 14 June, 2009, 07:38:46 PM »

Thanks folks - the dynamo is at Cox Electrical in Atherstone, recommended by John Savage. Don't know about the cost yet.....
I prefer to have the old unit restored if possible - and I don't need the extra power of an alternator - on the SP Rally I could go 2 days without charging the battery!!
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« Reply #4 on: 15 June, 2009, 07:51:02 AM »

I have used Cox Electrical for several Aurelia dynamos and always found them excellent and enthusiastic.
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adrian donovan
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« Reply #5 on: 17 June, 2009, 09:29:16 PM »

Thanks Chris - that's good - I'll let you know my experience with them
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« Reply #6 on: 05 July, 2009, 08:42:05 PM »

To bring you up to date - Cox refurbished my dynamo completely, new bearings and a totally new commutator for 180. I think that's very reasonable indeed, and they are nice people as well , who are very simpatico with older cars and equipment. originally recommended by John Savage, and they have done a few magneti marelli dynamo's etc now.
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« Reply #7 on: 06 July, 2009, 04:57:23 PM »

They also did a superb job on an Aprilia starter motor, when i had mine
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