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by ed8die
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mystery wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 575

Re: mystery wheels

Checked eBay and Weller wheels they are...
Thanks everyone
by ed8die
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mystery wheels
Replies: 7
Views: 575

mystery wheels

Can anybody identify this type of wheel. I have seen them on Minors and other classics regularly.
How much would they go for on the second hand market if they do turn up?
Thanks already.
by ed8die
Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Dumb question (maybe not) about speedo cable
Replies: 33
Views: 4509

Re: Dumb question (maybe not) about speedo cable

to conclude this post I have now found out how everything should fit together. There was an oil seal present in the retainer although that was not obvious until I had the whole assembly on my workbench. I then managed to prise that out and fit a new seal. Everything is now leak free and functioning ...
by ed8die
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: interchangeability of rear seat
Replies: 4
Views: 571

interchangeability of rear seat

As the springs and foam on my porcelain green rear seat base are way beyond their best I am looking for a replacement. Now I have located a 1962-64 red duotone seat base for a reasonable price. The internals seem OK plus the springs look to be in better condition than mine. My question. Would a 1962...
by ed8die
Thu May 03, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Dumb question (maybe not) about speedo cable
Replies: 33
Views: 4509

Re: Dumb question (maybe not) about speedo cable

I ordered the oil seal, but I believe my retainer is missing. there seems to be nothing inside the pinion drive, no seal, no retainer I took it apart some time ago to have the gearbox reconditioned, but I seem to remember there was just the plastic drive and nothing inside but the pinion. If there i...
by ed8die
Wed May 02, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Dumb question (maybe not) about speedo cable
Replies: 33
Views: 4509

Re: Dumb question (maybe not) about speedo cable

Thanks phil, I will go for the ESM part (oil seal) and fit that. Am I correct in that it should be fitted in the plastic housing on the gearbox side? The pinion I believe is not worn as it functions as it should and the plastic pinion and bush have been sealed in place with a fair amount of gasket s...
by ed8die
Wed May 02, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Dumb question (maybe not) about speedo cable
Replies: 33
Views: 4509

Re: Dumb question (maybe not) about speedo cable

How do i stop the cable-gearbox drive connection from leaking oil It's leaking from the cable end, not between the drive and the gearbox. I heard mention an oil seal, where does it fit, inside the cable grommet? Is that part no 8G212 or 9G214 as available by ESM? thanks for your help although I noti...
by ed8die
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: What is this number
Replies: 7
Views: 826

Re: What is this number

The number on the car should match the number on the plate. If they don't match this could mean that the car has received a new identity at some point in its life. Either the car has received a new body (just like fitting a new engine or gearbox from another car) while the identity on the plate is k...
by ed8die
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Gearbox front cover RHD to LHD
Replies: 8
Views: 870

Re: Gearbox front cover RHD to LHD

Thanks for the clear pic Phil, much appreciated.
Now it's time to start the hunt for a recon gearbox, alternatively I will look for a trustworthy company in the Netherlands to recondition my own box.
Any Dutch Minor owners with experience in this are invited to react . . . .
by ed8die
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Gearbox front cover RHD to LHD
Replies: 8
Views: 870

Re: Gearbox front cover RHD to LHD

Again, is there anything that will fly out into space if I remove the front cover or is everything bolted down inside the cover. I am thinking of springs or bearings held in place by the front cover? Is this also the case with the cover on the side to check the gears?
by ed8die
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Gearbox front cover RHD to LHD
Replies: 8
Views: 870

Re: Gearbox front cover RHD to LHD

Could a worn spigot bush cause a rattling sound with the clutch up?
by ed8die
Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Gearbox front cover RHD to LHD
Replies: 8
Views: 870

Gearbox front cover RHD to LHD

I think I am in need of a new gearbox for my 1098 because I have à rattling sound with the clutch up. I suspected the clutch to be faulty, so I changed the clutch and pressure plate, but the rattle is still there. Only the gearbox to do then. I live in the Netherlands and am looking to order a box f...
by ed8die
Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: clutch problem
Replies: 10
Views: 2635

Re: clutch problem

A bit overdue I am sure, but the problem appeared to be that the release bearing was for the earlier engine
Strange how it did function properly on the other car, they were both 1098cc engines.
Changed the bearing for ther correct 1098 one and the problem was solved.
by ed8die
Fri Apr 19, 2013 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: rally entry fee by cheque.
Replies: 20
Views: 2451

rally entry fee by cheque.

Hi everyone, I would love to come to the national rally at Charlbury in June this year. However the form states the entry fee should be paid by (enclosed) cheque. In Holland hardly anyone uses cheques anymore, so to order a cheque from my bank would cost me about € 30.00 in bank fees. excluding the ...
by ed8die
Mon Sep 03, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: alternator conversion plus warning light problem
Replies: 8
Views: 3503

Re: alternator conversion plus warning light problem

Although it has been a couple of montghs I thought it only fair to tell you that everything now works as it should. The problem has been solved. It turned out the 16ACR alternator was not as perfect as I thought it would be. After I replaced the internal regulator and rectifier pack (diodes), the ig...
by ed8die
Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: alternator conversion plus warning light problem
Replies: 8
Views: 3503

Re: alternator conversion plus warning light problem

That's a really comprehensive link with lots of useful info. That should keep me busy for a few days .... It's winter in Holland now with snow and temperatures down to minus 11 at night. So work on the car has stopped for now, as it's too cold to hover about outside in the dark after work. Oh well, ...
by ed8die
Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: alternator conversion plus warning light problem
Replies: 8
Views: 3503

Re: alternator conversion plus warning light problem

The reason I connected the thin brown/green wire from terminal F to the Brown/yellow one on terminal D, was to serve as a direct link between ignition light (formerly connected to D on the regulator box) and the NG wire (previously on F) to the small terminal on the alternator (previously the dynamo...
by ed8die
Sun Jan 29, 2012 7:17 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: alternator conversion plus warning light problem
Replies: 8
Views: 3503

alternator conversion plus warning light problem

I have changed over my negative earth 1966 Morris Minor from generator to alternator according to the instructions on MGAguru site. http://mgaguru.com/mgtech/electric/ac101.htm I left the control box in place and used it as a terminal for all the wires. I used a 16ACR Lucas alternator, which I had t...
by ed8die
Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Head gasket mismatch 1275 on 1098
Replies: 38
Views: 6535

Re: Head gasket mismatch 1275 on 1098

no I am sorry, of course oil pressure is 50 when the engine is thoroughly hot after a long run. I do have a larger carb lying around and I may fit this in spring as well. For now the engine is running sweetly and I want to see how it behaves over the coming months before I start tinkering with diffe...
by ed8die
Sat Jan 07, 2012 12:20 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Head gasket mismatch 1275 on 1098
Replies: 38
Views: 6535

Re: Head gasket mismatch 1275 on 1098

The car has been up and running for quite some time now. Compression is good at 50lbs when hot. The car is a fair bit more sprightly in acceleration than it used to be. I have kept the carb and manifolds original for now but did put on a K&N open air filter. There has been a steady droplet of oil at...