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by simon19940
Sat Jun 04, 2011 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can you help with MOT failure?
Replies: 7
Views: 1522

Can you help with MOT failure?

Hello Just had MOT report for our 1968 2 door saloon. It's not good - 'excessive corrosion to all mount areas'. Our local garage (who aren't interested in old cars) have told us to scrap it! The estimated cost to weld everything up is around £1000. Our question is this: Is there anyone local to us (...
by simon19940
Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:37 am
Forum: Other
Topic: windscreen wipers - are they supposed to be ineffective?
Replies: 20
Views: 4491

windscreen wipers - are they supposed to be ineffective?

Hi
I have a 1968 minor and i never want to take it out in the rain as i can't see where i'm going! The wipers move back and forth like they're supposed to but they don't actually clear the water away.
what could be the cause of this? or is that just how it is? can they be modified/upgraded?
by simon19940
Mon Sep 06, 2010 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice required on a suitable manual
Replies: 13
Views: 1362

Re: Advice required on a suitable manual

thank you all for taking the time to reply, think i'll find a friendly local member and offer tea/scones/whiskey/ - anything!
by simon19940
Tue Aug 31, 2010 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice required on a suitable manual
Replies: 13
Views: 1362

Advice required on a suitable manual

Hi, I am new to this site. My Wife and I have owned a 68 two door saloon for a couple of years. The time has come for me to start getting mechanically involved! I need to change the oil and filter and maybe tighten the fan belt, however the 40 or so year old manual that i have might as well be writt...