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by jmaster78
Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 1967 minor
Replies: 85
Views: 10042

Re: 1967 minor

looking good michael, wish i was making as much progress with mine, but i'm still cutting out rotten bits :( everything from the floor pan out on the passenger side is just a jumble of rusted patches welded over more rusted patches. its so bad i can't even recognise some of the parts i need from ESM...
by jmaster78
Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:09 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: converting pcd
Replies: 7
Views: 1650

Re: converting pcd

i have a friend who is an engineer with his own outfit, he has a pretty good milling machine, laith and everything else you'd expect to find in a decent workshop, and has done some serious precision work in his time, i reakon he could mill out the holes no problem, but can you get stronger studs and...
by jmaster78
Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: converting pcd
Replies: 7
Views: 1650

converting pcd

hi all, how would i go about converting the minor hubs to 100 pcd. (my front arches are 2" wider and the rear are 2.5" so standard wheels are lost in them.) i think this is the closest to the original and was wondering if there was much work involved in removing the studs, drilling the holes out and...
by jmaster78
Sat Aug 27, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: can you buy this panel?
Replies: 1
Views: 699

can you buy this panel?

hi all, I removed the kick plate and discovered a whole mash of rust, rot, and dodgy patching, i have already purchased a new sill and boxing panel, but it looks like i need a boxing panel extension, the bit under the sill, the bit between the sill and floor, and the main bit the boxing panel is wel...
by jmaster78
Sat Aug 27, 2011 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 400 quid for a moggy?
Replies: 9
Views: 1364

Re: 400 quid for a moggy?

snap it up, i paid £400 for mine and it wasn't even running!
by jmaster78
Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: MG wheels on a minor?
Replies: 4
Views: 1580

Re: MG wheels on a minor?

sorry also would 6"x12" wheels with an offset of ET7mm fit? cheers
by jmaster78
Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: MG wheels on a minor?
Replies: 4
Views: 1580

MG wheels on a minor?

Hi all, does anyone know if MG Midget rosette wheels fit a minor? cheers
by jmaster78
Tue Aug 23, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: fitting disk breaks nd different axle?
Replies: 4
Views: 980

Re: fitting disk breaks nd different axle?

what all do you need from the marina? cheers
by jmaster78
Tue Aug 23, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: fitting disk breaks nd different axle?
Replies: 4
Views: 980

fitting disk breaks nd different axle?

hi all, am thinking of fitting disk breaks to the front of my morris minor, but rather than pay big money for a kit, i was wondering if there are any other cars that i could use the front hubs and back axle from. preferrably something that has a decent choice of alloy wheels, and as little work as p...
by jmaster78
Tue Aug 23, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Fitting different gauges to a minor
Replies: 5
Views: 855

Re: Fitting different gauges to a minor

thanks i'll have a look into them, you don't know what else off an MG fits a minor? cheers
by jmaster78
Mon Aug 22, 2011 9:07 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Fitting different gauges to a minor
Replies: 5
Views: 855

Fitting different gauges to a minor

hi all, does anyone know what make of speedo/rev counter/temp/fuel etc gauges fit the 1098 mechanics? cheers
by jmaster78
Mon Aug 22, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: fitting twin 1.25" HS2 SU carbs?
Replies: 9
Views: 2838

fitting twin 1.25" HS2 SU carbs?

Hi all, does anyone know if these would fit a 1098 standard minor engine? they are currently on a 998 morris mini cooper. cheers[frame]Image[/frame]
by jmaster78
Thu Aug 18, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: How to test a smiths heater works?
Replies: 1
Views: 467

How to test a smiths heater works?

Hi all, i have an old smiths heater and was wondering how to test it as it is removed from the car at present, the car had an alternator so not sure if this does anything to the electrics? cheers
by jmaster78
Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brittain minors built in Dublin
Replies: 7
Views: 1731

Re: Brittain minors built in Dublin

Yeah Michael from the MMOCNI said it started life as an aqua green delux, and all the glass has the shamrock etched into it. pitty its so far gone :(
by jmaster78
Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brittain minors built in Dublin
Replies: 7
Views: 1731

Brittain minors built in Dublin

hi all, i bought an old scrapper for parts, but a local member of the MMOC pointed out that it was built in Dublin by G A Brittain, the car is probably too far gone to save but i would still like to find out more about, does anyone have any information on Dublin built cars?
by jmaster78
Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: how to rig up a boot release cable?
Replies: 25
Views: 2593

Re: how to rig up a boot release cable?

good advice dp, would definately like to see some pictures!
by jmaster78
Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: how to rig up a boot release cable?
Replies: 25
Views: 2593

Re: how to rig up a boot release cable?

it just occured to me, instead of trying to fit the release mechanism from another car or even using the bonnet mechanism, why not just drill a hole in the original boot release hook and run the cable to it?[frame]Image[/frame]
by jmaster78
Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: how to rig up a boot release cable?
Replies: 25
Views: 2593

Re: how to rig up a boot release cable?

thats a good idea too, definitely onto something here!
by jmaster78
Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: how to rig up a boot release cable?
Replies: 25
Views: 2593

Re: how to rig up a boot release cable?

brilliant chris thats exactly what i'm looking for, with a couple of boot struts and a punto mechanism, no more handle just a perfectly smoothe boot (providing my isopon skills are up to standard) that opens with the pull of a lever!
by jmaster78
Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:01 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: how to rig up a boot release cable?
Replies: 25
Views: 2593

Re: how to rig up a boot release cable?

You've got serious holes in the sills - and you are worrying about the boot handle? Oh dear..... :roll: i know, but while i'm waiting for the rest of the replacement panels i thought this would keep me occupied. besides my welding is a tad rusty so this will give me a bit of practice. as for doing ...