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by chuffit
Sat Jan 02, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: Problems with the Messageboard
Topic: outbox
Replies: 2
Views: 1368

Re: outbox

I think they stay in out box until read :D
by chuffit
Tue Sep 01, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's see your cars then :)
Replies: 41
Views: 7826

Re: Let's see your cars then :)

Gertie dove grey waiting patiently during long restoration[frame]Image[/frame]
by chuffit
Wed Jul 22, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just thought of this,someone must have done it?
Replies: 3
Views: 1278

Re: Just thought of this,someone must have done it?

I cant really see how you will get veneer around the curves as it doesn't like to bend both ways at once
by chuffit
Mon May 04, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Old welding and patch ups
Replies: 7
Views: 2463

Re: Old welding and patch ups

On the second picture patch is clearly not seam welded so should be an mot failure, so would suggest a clean up and weld. My car was supposedly restored professionally long before I bought it, used for a year and then stored for another nine years, and the repairs look much like yours. Luckily I wan...
by chuffit
Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:35 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: camshaft oil way
Replies: 1
Views: 671

camshaft oil way

Just a quick question does the oil way feed for the camshaft enter the head on the front right hand side , (as looking from front of car) as whilst trying to start my minor after it had been standing for 5 years, it has developed a serious oil leak from head gasket in that area ? many thanks
by chuffit
Fri Mar 13, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: clarkson
Replies: 90
Views: 18118

Re: clarkson

bmcecosse is right love him or hate him he makes the programme.....
by chuffit
Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Large collection of Morris Minors on eBay?
Replies: 14
Views: 3930

Re: Large collection of Morris Minors on eBay?

stonehouse is only 20 miles from me , I have tried to contact seller to see if anything is left , if there is I will view and update post :D
by chuffit
Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: half and half ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1353

half and half ?

Created by an enthusiast to pay homage to the original Radford estates, built from 2 rusty examples that were uneconomical to restore, the combination of an XK150 and a Morris Minor woody traveler, for sale at Bonhams auction, love it or loathe it?? sorry if you have all seen this before[frame] http...
by chuffit
Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: garage alarm
Replies: 21
Views: 4481

Re: garage alarm

I knew a guy who used a central locking door motor which when alarm activated pushed the send button on the mobile which had already had the number keyed in , system worked well.
by chuffit
Sat Jan 17, 2015 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: four door rear seat back
Replies: 3
Views: 1291

Re: four door rear seat back

A fairly common problem I believe , the sun has ruined the top edge all the way along. I didn't know I could get a new piece of material put in as the rest of the interior is pretty good .
by chuffit
Fri Jan 16, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: four door rear seat back
Replies: 3
Views: 1291

four door rear seat back

Does anyone have a good rear seat back in red that they would sell ? Failing I will be looking at repairs I take it this can be done ? Thanks in advance for replies,
by chuffit
Sun Dec 28, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please help
Replies: 53
Views: 8682

Re: Please help

More to this than meets the eye I think. I have doubts about hearing from the original poster again , he seems pretty relaxed about losing his car , I'm afraid I would have been knocking on doors ages ago.
by chuffit
Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: spur socket
Replies: 16
Views: 5322

Re: spur socket

if its part of a ring main and you separate the ends both sets of wires will have a live . :)
by chuffit
Fri Nov 14, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Reviving Gertie
Replies: 8
Views: 3892

Re: Reviving Gertie

Update . Engine running and sounds nice Oil leak from front right hand corner ? looks like may be from head gasket :roll: engine coming out though as front crossmember ? under rad rotted totally. Want to give engine bay a good clean/tidy too .[frame] http://mmoc.org.uk/mbimage.php?src=1380722043_19...
by chuffit
Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:24 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 4 door Saloon - 2 Year restoration
Replies: 10
Views: 4038

Re: 4 door Saloon - 2 Year restoration

Nice work I especially like the engine bay hope to get mine like that :D
by chuffit
Sat Nov 08, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Reviving Gertie
Replies: 8
Views: 3892

Re: Reviving Gertie

Can any one tell me what colour the axle etc would have been from new on my 1967 minor ?
by chuffit
Sat Nov 08, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Reviving Gertie
Replies: 8
Views: 3892

Re: Reviving Gertie

Very slow going as doing two jobs at moment Main work on Gertie has been cleaning off old underseal and repairing floors . I have found smooth Hamerite in the muted clay colour is very similar to Dove grey when a small amount of black paint is added, and this will be the final coat underfloor. Here ...
by chuffit
Tue Oct 07, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 18848
Views: 779187

Re: Word Association

badly
by chuffit
Tue Oct 07, 2014 5:26 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Can anyone identify this tool
Replies: 12
Views: 2960

Re: Can anyone identify this tool

this is a floor board clamp , used them many years ago. The two lugs go either side of floor joist pull handle back then tighten against side of floorboard with threaded part. Damn fiddly to use but if pushing boards against a wall you could push wall over if not carefull :wink:
by chuffit
Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Defamation
Replies: 16
Views: 4531

Re: Defamation

At the end of the day the club rules are put in place to protect the club surely?

One large compensation claim could very well equal end of the club in my view, no one wants that :o