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by Tezm8
Mon Jun 29, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Engine Removal Advice
Replies: 5
Views: 1142

Re: Engine Removal Advice

my engine seized and completely stopped dead when I was travelling downhill at about 40mph engine completely cut out and the car felt like it locked up and jerked a bit luckily I managed to get it off the road before it completely grinded to a halt. before it stopped it was also squeaking and it was...
by Tezm8
Tue Jun 23, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Engine Removal Advice
Replies: 5
Views: 1142

Engine Removal Advice

Hi there! I am looking for any advice which you experts on here can give me regarding my engine it is a 1098cc standard no mods apart from alternator. I have never taken any engine out of any car before so I would really appreciate some advice. the reason for the drastic decision of taking the whole...
by Tezm8
Sun Mar 22, 2015 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need New Exhaust
Replies: 13
Views: 3574

Re: Need New Exhaust

Thank you for all your comments its much appreciated. after all that I think im better off sticking with just a direct replacement. this is because although I intend on keeping my car for a considerable length of time I don't intend on doing too many modifications. originality is best in my mind and...
by Tezm8
Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need New Exhaust
Replies: 13
Views: 3574

Re: Need New Exhaust

So is a bigger bore a good idea or not necessary?
by Tezm8
Mon Mar 16, 2015 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need New Exhaust
Replies: 13
Views: 3574

Need New Exhaust

hello there! I was wondering if anyone had any advice on which exhausts to buy my 1960 Morris 2 door saloon. the car has the original exhaust fitted. I have been looking at the larger bore exhausts available and I am wondering if they would be a nice addition. my problem is I haven't done anything t...
by Tezm8
Sun Dec 07, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: car not running as it should
Replies: 9
Views: 3101

Re: car not running as it should

Thanks for your comments guys turns out someone had fitted the wrong coil so I swapped a coil from a mates old mini and she is running brilliantly. Cheers Tezm8.
by Tezm8
Wed Oct 22, 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: car not running as it should
Replies: 9
Views: 3101

car not running as it should

hi guys, my 1960 Morris Minor with a 1098cc A series engine has not been running properly for the last week or so. i have not much experience yet with working on the car and don't have massive amounts of knowledge on Minor engines so was wondering if someone could give me a few tips on getting to th...
by Tezm8
Sat Jul 19, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: Tyre pressures
Replies: 10
Views: 4459

Re: Tyre pressures

thank you! :)
by Tezm8
Sat Jul 19, 2014 10:49 am
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: Tyre pressures
Replies: 10
Views: 4459

Tyre pressures

Hi everyone. I was wondering what's the best tyre pressure for my 1960 2 door saloon it currently has radial tyres on which say 145 on them if anyone knows it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
by Tezm8
Sat Jul 19, 2014 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can't get in my car
Replies: 15
Views: 2901

Re: can't get in my car

Thanks for your replys I did finally get in by opening the drivers door slightly and sticking a broom Handel down to slowly wind the window down then I squeezed down the side of the car and then got in through the window to unlock the passenger door of my 1960 saloon. I think next time I will think ...
by Tezm8
Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can't get in my car
Replies: 15
Views: 2901

can't get in my car

I have done something incredibly stupid today. I was putting my Morris in my garage which is quite small and wouldn't fit a modern car. to fit it in I always get as close to the wall on the drivers side as possible and then get out the passenger door. this isn't convenient but its better than leavin...
by Tezm8
Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:32 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: rocker cover
Replies: 12
Views: 2862

Re: rocker cover

thanks for the advice guys really appreciate it :) could some one please direct me to smewhere where i can buy a good quality one from? i would rather keep away from ebay if its possible thank you! :D
by Tezm8
Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: rocker cover
Replies: 12
Views: 2862

Re: rocker cover

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by Tezm8
Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:59 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: rocker cover
Replies: 12
Views: 2862

rocker cover

I was wondering if I could just change my current rocker cover which is silver with groves on the top and in my opinion not as nice as the original BMC green ones could I just buy a BMC green one and fit it straight to my engine? my car is a 1960 but the engine is OHV 1098cc. thank you in advance fo...
by Tezm8
Sat Mar 15, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: suspension (should i be worried)
Replies: 4
Views: 718

Re: suspension (should i be worried)

left rear suspension
by Tezm8
Sat Mar 15, 2014 6:39 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: suspension (should i be worried)
Replies: 4
Views: 718

suspension (should i be worried)

I have noticed for sometime now that the left rear leaf spring on my Morris is rusted should I be worried? how can I prevent further corrosion and how can I do it on a budget I obviously will replace the entire unit if needed but I don't think its that bad could someone please advise me on this subj...
by Tezm8
Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Believed Fuel Pump Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 812

Believed Fuel Pump Problem

Hi guys, Was wondering if anyone new what the problem with my 1960 morris is I believe that it is a problem with the fuel pump as the previous owned said he thought there was an intermittent fault with the fuel pump as it clicks loudly and the other day I took it out for a run and it went fine start...
by Tezm8
Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1960s Steering wheel
Replies: 7
Views: 1570

Re: 1960s Steering wheel

I would like to know more about your steering wheel rodgerowen I have sent u a pm :D
by Tezm8
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1960s Steering wheel
Replies: 7
Views: 1570

Re: 1960s Steering wheel

Do u know how much the restoration would roughly cost?
by Tezm8
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1960s Steering wheel
Replies: 7
Views: 1570

1960s Steering wheel

Does anyone know where I can buy an original 3 spoke steering wheel as the one I have fitted to my 1960 morris minor is cracked around the edge and is a little tatty any advice is greatly welcomed thank you Tez. :D