For the two Delahaye concerned: Delahaye 135MS Coupé and Delahaye 135M Cabriolet, both from 1947, we restore the clutches as you know. We took the opportunity to rectify all the contact surfaces as you can see on the pictures below.… Read More »Delahaye 135 : clutch restoration – More
The clutch release bearing is traditionally made of graphite on the Delahaye 135. This one has a particular shape in order to adapt to the tilting movement of the mechanism. It is therefore important to mount it in the right… Read More »Delahaye 135 : The clutch release bearing
Both Cotal gearboxes have been removed, as explained in our previous article.On the Delahaye 135M Cabriolet Grand Luxe by Chapron, we noticed that a screw holding the springs was not in very good condition. So we decided to have the… Read More »Overhauling the clutch mechanism of our Delahayes 135
Just arrived at Auto Classique Touraine, the box has been opened and disassembled. The diagnosis is rather good: most of the wear is due to its age. But the electromagnets are almost new. They have been rebuilt 10 years ago.… Read More »1948-Delahaye 135M Cabriolet Grand Luxe – Cotal gearbox.