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HYDRAULICS
   Menu Hydraulics

   In general
   Brake system
   Height control
   Pressure control
   Hydr. diagrams


ENGINES
   The engine
   The 6230 cc V8
   The 6750 cc V8


GEARBOX
   Technical info
   Operation
   Animation
   Maintenance

 

 



Technics



   This part of the website has come about with the expert cooperation from Rob Wilde.

HYDRAULICS >>

   The brake system,
   The height control system,
   The fluid pressure control,
   Hydraulic diagrams,
   Changing and bleeding.

The hydraulic system of the Silver Shadow is comfortable but notorious. The brakes as well as the height control are hydraulically controlled. This site pays much attention to this complex and vulnerable system. To the determination and solving of failures.

ENGINES >>

   The 6230 cc V8,
   The 6750 cc V8.

The Silver Shadow was launched with a 6230 cc V8 engine that was also mounted in the Silver Cloud. After four years the engine was enlarged to 6750 cc.
After a comprehensive view on the engine you will be able to recognize some remarkable components and to understand some specifications.

GEARBOX >>

   The GM400,
   Operation animated.

From the launch of the Silver Shadow in 1965, all LHD cars had a GM400 three-speed automatic gearbox. All RHD cars were fitted with this gearbox from 1968 onwards (chassis number 4483). After an explanation of the components, you can discover the operation of the GM400 gearbox in a unique animation that was specially created for this website.

 

 

 




 


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