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by benb
Sat Jul 11, 2015 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's see your cars then :)
Replies: 41
Views: 8896

Re: Let's see your cars then :)

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by benb
Sat Jul 11, 2015 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's see your cars then :)
Replies: 41
Views: 8896

Re: Let's see your cars then :)

Silverpine green 2 door[frame]Image[/frame]
by benb
Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2013 Australian Morris MInor Nationals
Replies: 3
Views: 913

Re: 2013 Australian Morris MInor Nationals

Some more pictures http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/023-2.jpg:original http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/025-2.jpg:original http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/182aae1f-b865-4485-b440-47229eb2d46b.jpg:original The run on Sunday... http://i771.photobu...
by benb
Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2013 Australian Morris MInor Nationals
Replies: 3
Views: 913

2013 Australian Morris MInor Nationals

Hello, Just had our National rally over the Easter weekend, had a great turnout, good weather. We also had a new friend we met on this forum Reg (GPO_VAN) who is staying with family come and drive one of our car's for the day http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/7356d6ba-4712-41fe-8932...
by benb
Sat May 19, 2012 11:23 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable
Replies: 61
Views: 14937

Re: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable

Well it's finally finished!Since getting it registered ive been driving around sorting out any teething problems, all is going well only lost a hubcap. to fix this had some original lugs from the early model cars fitted to hold the hubcaps better. Some pictures from one of our first drives. http://i...
by benb
Tue May 08, 2012 7:51 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Outrageously Blue Doors
Replies: 3
Views: 1451

Re: Outrageously Blue Doors

Great colour! We had a van in a similar colour.
by benb
Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: your only 40 once!
Replies: 11
Views: 2373

Re: your only 40 once!

We had one for a wedding cake

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by benb
Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable
Replies: 61
Views: 14937

Re: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable

Things have slowed a bit since last post, but ive almost finished with the wiring and have fitted the Vw Tailights and the semaphores. http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/002-20.jpg http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/005-14.jpg Also the upholsterer has finished with ca...
by benb
Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:53 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable
Replies: 61
Views: 14937

Re: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable

Things have slowed a bit since last post, but ive almost finished with the wiring and have fitted the Vw Tailights and the semaphores. http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/002-20.jpg http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/005-14.jpg Also the upholsterer has finished with ca...
by benb
Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:47 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable
Replies: 61
Views: 14937

Re: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable

I also made new door trims for the upholsterer recover. I have chosen to use modern high back seats from a
Daewoo Cielo

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by benb
Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:44 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable
Replies: 61
Views: 14937

Re: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable

Still fiddling around with wiring, almost done just need to get indicator's working, i will be useing VW Tailights. The car now has the exhaust fitted http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/004-12.jpg I have also finished all heater piping and mounted the heater http://i771.photobucket.c...
by benb
Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello From Australia
Replies: 22
Views: 4115

Re: Hello From Australia

Sounds good Reg :D :D
by benb
Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Underfloor photos
Replies: 13
Views: 2096

Re: Underfloor photos

Hi,

The exhaust exits in the original place, i just unbolted the rear piece while i was mounting the shock
absorber's. It has a 1 1/2 inch bore, the 948 is slightly worked

Ben :D
by benb
Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Underfloor photos
Replies: 13
Views: 2096

Re: Underfloor photos

Hi i have a few photo's from when we rebuilt the blue car

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Cheers Ben
by benb
Tue Jan 10, 2012 5:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello From Australia
Replies: 22
Views: 4115

Re: Hello From Australia

Hey GPO_VAN Warilla and Shellharbour area is just near us only 5-10 minutes away you are welcome
to come and visit us :D :D
by benb
Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello From Australia
Replies: 22
Views: 4115

Re: Hello From Australia

Hi Luke cant wait to see the Traveller when finished, i know you will do a fantastic job!

GPO_Van Bright is very beautiful, spent the last two Christmas's camping there. :D :D
by benb
Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:16 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: An American Moggie ~ My '59 Morris Minor 1000 2-door saloon
Replies: 470
Views: 111941

Re: An American Moggie ~ My '59 Morris Minor 1000 2-door saloon

Hey Fin the car is really looking good! The size of the thread is 3/16" BSF thats what they are in Australia anyway
paint for pot belly stoves works good on exhausts. :D
by benb
Sat Dec 31, 2011 8:34 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 1971 Jersey Pickup Restoration
Replies: 121
Views: 23442

Re: 1971 Jersey Pickup Restoration

Nice job!! Beautiful colour and i really like the canvas back. :D :D
by benb
Sat Dec 31, 2011 4:25 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable
Replies: 61
Views: 14937

Re: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable

I have also fitted front windscreen and rear side windows http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/004-11.jpg then mounted the extractors can't really see in the picture, should get the exhaust soon http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/008-6.jpg i managed to get a gold faceed...
by benb
Sat Dec 31, 2011 3:51 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable
Replies: 61
Views: 14937

Re: Conversion of a 1959 2 door into a convertable

Just came back from short camping trip for christmas so back to the car, was busy at work before christmas so work had slowed. I have almost completed the wiring http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/001-18.jpg http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx353/benb_2010/002-16.jpg I have also pa...