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Owning an ADO16


Owning an ADO16 can be a trial from time to time, but as I'm sure you'll agree a very enjoyable one!

Whether you are looking for an event to take your car too, or looking for information relating to a job you need to carry out on your vehicle then you'll find the information here.

 .: Buying guide

You MUST be mad!?!?

It's common knowledge that the humble ADO16 rotted from around you. So why would you want to spend hundreds of pounds of a piece of junk?

Use this guide to ensure you get the "most" car for your money.

 .: Carburettor guide - HS dismantling & reassembly

Official SU carburettor guide for dismantling and reassembly the HS type carburettors.

 .: Carburettor guide - HS tuning

Official SU carburettor guide for tuning the HS type carburettors.

 .: Dashboard layouts

The ADO16 wasn't worried about what guise it came in - it had a dashboard for every occasion!

Here you'll find the dashboard layout for pretty much every ADO16 flavour.

 .: Dimensions

Ever wondered the dimensions of your ADO16 are? Maybe you're buying your first ADO16 but aren't sure whether it will fit in your garage?

Not only do you get the exterior dimensions you also get the interior dimensions, just in case you plan to carry anything larger than yourself... and a passenger.

 .: Getting started?

Choosing a classic car was never meant to be easy. Why should you choose an ADO16? Do they rot as badly as everyone says? Are spares easy to obtain?

Check out the ado16.info "Getting started" guide. It answers some of the commonly asked questions. Do you have a question you would like answering and adding to the guide? Contact us using the link at the bottom of the page.

 .: Identification

Is your ADO16 everything it should be? How could you find out for sure? Well you could check your registration document, or your identification plates.

By using your identification plates you should be able to tell how many vehicles had rolled off the production line before your ADO16.

 .: Identification - Engine numbers

Not sure if your engine matches the type of car you own? Use this guide to check that serial numbers match.

 .: Price Guide

You aren't wanting to sell your ADO16... are you? Although, you might be wanting to add another ADO16 to your collection - even better.

You'll find the current market values for all makes and models of ADO16.

 .: Restoration

When I've been carrying out tasks on various ADO16s I've written up some tips and tricks you can use when carrying out certain jobs on your ADO16.

 .: Servicing

When's the right time to service? What needs to be done to ensure your ADO16 continues running at it's best? The servicing section gives you all of this information plus measures you may wish to carry out to prevent serious faults.

If you've got a servicing tip that's not included drop us a line.

 .: Services

Whether you've just been hit with your insurance renewal quote, or you car is getting ready for it's annual service. Then you've come to the right place!

Please note: Our services guide will take you to our forum boards. In order for you to view the boards you need to be a registered member.

 .: Suspension ride height

A common ADO16 problem is that the suspension system hasn't been checked for ride height/fluid pressure for a number of years.

Use this guide to check those all important settings!

 .: Weights

When living near a weighbridge just isn't possible - you can always take a look at our weights guide. You'll find most ADO16s are covered here.

I'm still missing the I3/I5/I4 models. if you've got these details then please contact us.

This page was last modified on Tuesday, 31st January, 2017 @ 14:56:53 CET