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by herclepercle
Tue Sep 08, 2015 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cat C Minor for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1646

Re: Cat C Minor for sale

It certainly looks very tidy - from the images, it looks like the rear bumper has been pushed in on the N/S, so would probably need a new rear wing. Other than that, it looks like a really tidy and looked-after car.
by herclepercle
Tue Sep 08, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cat C Minor for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1646

Cat C Minor for sale

Just seen a Cat C Minor for future sale by HBC - wondered whether it might be of interest to anyone? Doesn't look like much damage tbf...

http://www.hbc.co.uk/cgi-bin/zyview/D=v ... ENABLED=no
by herclepercle
Sat Aug 15, 2015 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model of my Morris
Replies: 8
Views: 2287

Re: Model of my Morris

My brother sent me a model of a maroon traveller, even though mine is Almond Green. So I'm about to paint the real car Maroon B. :D Reminds me of the James May column I read once where he said rather than buying a personalised registration, you should change your name by deed poll to the reg you al...
by herclepercle
Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Model of my Morris
Replies: 8
Views: 2287

Model of my Morris

Hi,

I'm looking for a model version of my Morris to have on my desk at work - it's a 4 door grey saloon. Anyone got any idea where I can get hold of one for a reasonable sum? Seem to be loads of 2 door ones but I want it to be the same :)

TIA
by herclepercle
Mon Jul 20, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Morris Minor with young children?
Replies: 20
Views: 6430

Re: Morris Minor with young children?

Hi,

One thing I would say is stay away from a 4 door until they are old enough that they won't randomly try and open the doors - there's no childlocks so a 2 door or a Traveller are actually safer than the more practical-sounding 4 door.
by herclepercle
Mon Jul 20, 2015 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do I need to SORN?
Replies: 11
Views: 2194

Re: Do I need to SORN?

I think the police would take a dim view of you driving 50 miles with no MOT and then driving 50 miles back if it fails. I think the rule assumes you will take it to the nearest MOT station. Here's hoping you don't get stopped. Hi, Thanks for the reply - I can't see anything saying I can't take it ...
by herclepercle
Sun Jul 19, 2015 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do I need to SORN?
Replies: 11
Views: 2194

Re: Do I need to SORN?

Yes - if the tax has run out. And then you meed to PRE-BOOK the MOT before driving there. It must remain Insured if you take it on the highway. The tax is good until next April so no problem there - I take it then that there's no need. I'm driving it to a Morris-friendly MOT station about 50 miles ...
by herclepercle
Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2103
Views: 305598

Re: Spotted today.

Was following a few cars behind a lovely black saloon on the way to Stourbridge the other day - reg 6762HX - anyone's here?

Annoyingly there were too many cars between us to get a proper view - you seemed to be keeping pace with the modern traffic though :)
by herclepercle
Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do I need to SORN?
Replies: 11
Views: 2194

Do I need to SORN?

Hi, MOT is due on Thursday - hoped to get it done tomorrow but brakes need sorting so won't be able to get it MOT'd before it runs out. It's parked in a locked carport at home - do I need to SORN or doesn't it need it for no MOT? Getting slightly confused reading through different forums (fora?) Tha...
by herclepercle
Thu Jun 25, 2015 2:38 pm
Forum: Stolen!
Topic: convertible moggy stolen march 9/10th 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 21480

Re: convertible moggy stolen march 9/10th 2014

http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C612050

Just spotted this and thought I'd let you know just in case
by herclepercle
Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2103
Views: 305598

Re: Spotted today.

Saw a pretty Traveller VNK108J on Monday in Kidderminster.

I have seen 5 Moggies since owning mine - 4 of which when I'm not in mine :( the only one I saw when in mine was looking the wrong way to see me... oh well.
by herclepercle
Sun Jun 21, 2015 9:32 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Scraping noise when in transit
Replies: 4
Views: 670

Re: Scraping noise when in transit

Hi. Thanks for the reply.

It's still got the standard brakes - plans to convert to discs eventually. The car had been sat for a long time until I bought it in April, so probably just worn out.

I will try the jacking tomorrow to hopefully isolate the sound.
by herclepercle
Sun Jun 21, 2015 8:53 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Scraping noise when in transit
Replies: 4
Views: 670

Scraping noise when in transit

Hi, I've got a horrible scraping noise when I'm driving along. It sounds like it could be N/SF but not 100%. I've had a look around online and looks like it could be the wheel bearing. I've got no idea really what I'm doing. Is anyone by any chance local to Kidderminster and able to take a look? Or ...
by herclepercle
Sun May 31, 2015 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2103
Views: 305598

Re: Spotted today.

Saw a green Traveller today in Kidderminster - thought the reg plate was AAW223T, (which I know is too young), but this actually seems to be registered to a Marina (coincidence?).

Anyone out there own this? Looked very pretty.
by herclepercle
Tue May 19, 2015 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello Everyone!
Replies: 12
Views: 2560

Re: Hello Everyone!

Just trying to work out what colour he should be.

I've narrowed it down to Frilford Grey, Yukon Grey or maybe even Clerendon Grey. Anyone got an idea? It's 1961.
by herclepercle
Tue May 19, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Advice for a newbie on getting it moving again
Replies: 13
Views: 1989

Re: Advice for a newbie on getting it moving again

Well I was a little impatient this evening and tried starting it up again - IT STARTED!

Not sure what the problem was, but my Morris has cured itself! <3
by herclepercle
Mon May 18, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Advice for a newbie on getting it moving again
Replies: 13
Views: 1989

Re: Advice for a newbie on getting it moving again

There is no worry about the earth......where do these crazy ideas come from..... Just match + to + and - to -....... And never ever leave keys in n the car _ if it had bee stolen the Insurance would pay nothing. Have you fitted a secret switch .....? I don't know - probably got my wires crossed (wo...
by herclepercle
Sun May 17, 2015 9:26 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Advice for a newbie on getting it moving again
Replies: 13
Views: 1989

Re: Advice for a newbie on getting it moving again

The battery will probably have drained and you may have knackered the coil, they get VERY hot with the ignition on and engine not running :( There are all sorts of chargers out there, just make sure you get one with 12 volt high and low charging - you don't need to spend a fortune. Remember to disc...
by herclepercle
Sun May 17, 2015 9:25 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Advice for a newbie on getting it moving again
Replies: 13
Views: 1989

Re: Advice for a newbie on getting it moving again

bmcecosse wrote:NO need to do that. Perfectly safe to charge it in the car. Or start it withe handle, or jump leads, and take the for a good long run .....!!++
Hi,

I thought I couldn't jumpstart it - something to do with the earth? Or am I wrong?
by herclepercle
Sun May 17, 2015 2:27 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Advice for a newbie on getting it moving again
Replies: 13
Views: 1989

Advice for a newbie on getting it moving again

Hi, I've been a bit of a numpty and looking for some help. Went away on holiday for a fortnight. Came back and thought I'd take the Moggie for a spin. Started no trouble, went round the block and parked up outside whilst cleaning it up some more. Went to start it then, and wouldn't kick in. Starter ...