Archive for the ‘1975 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow’ Category

Cleaner Rolls

Monday, August 16th, 2010

The Rolls Royce will be shown in a concours soon and needed to be cleaned up a bit.



Brake Fluid Filters

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Sometimes you will see filters in the cap for brake fluid reservoirs but the Rolls not only has a screen but also three filters inside of the reservoir.


High Powered Stopping Power

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

The Rolls Royce Silver Shadow uses dual two piston calipers on the front rotors that are driven off two hydraulic pumps on the engine. That means there is eight brake pads to replace in the front. When replacing them it is a good idea to also replace the pins, clips and springs.


Hydraulic Goo

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

The brake reservoir was just full of crud and the sight glasses had not been usable since I have owned the car. Time to clean it out and put new gaskets in the sights. Inside the reservoir for this car there is three filters and two floats.





Most Complicated Brakes Ever

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Here is the brake distribution valves for the low and high pressure lines of the Rolls Royce’s brake system.


Rolls of Tires

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

A full set of Kumho Solus 235/70R15 tires are ready to go.



1975 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II

Monday, July 21st, 2008

A right hand drive model that was sold in London, has the optional 24 Karat gold plated hood emblem.