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by Propshaft
Sat Oct 10, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bike on a traveller?
Replies: 8
Views: 210

Re: Bike on a traveller?

I have also used my Thule ball mounted rack for the last 6 years I find it very secure and after many thousands of continental miles it has never moved
by Propshaft
Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bike on a traveller?
Replies: 8
Views: 210

Re: Bike on a traveller?

You can now get a bike rack that fits onto a tow ball there very good and really secure I have used one on my motorhome for a few years with no problems. You obviously need a tow bar fitting and the racks aren't cheap
by Propshaft
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Transmission cover sealant
Replies: 7
Views: 299

Re: Transmission cover sealant

Hi on my last project I used glazing tape it's about1/8 inch thick and about 3/4 wide sourced from any glass merchant
by Propshaft
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Transmission cover sealant
Replies: 7
Views: 299

Re: Transmission cover sealant

Hi on my last project I used glazing tape it's about1/8 inch thick and about 3/4 wide sourced from any glass merchant
by Propshaft
Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Fitting new door cards
Replies: 18
Views: 3073

Re: Fitting new door cards

Speaking from experience be very careful when drilling the holes for the drain in the bottom of the door it's very easy to go straight through into the outer door skin especially towards the rear section of the door
by Propshaft
Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Starter motor
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: Starter motor

Hi checked the stud it 25 tpi and .264 diameter. Metric also works as 1.0 thread and 6.82 diameter . I have now put my spare starter motor on so all is good . When I get a nut for the other that will be relegated to the spare
by Propshaft
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Starter motor
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Starter motor

Hi. I have just swapped the starter motor for what I thought was a like for like starter motor the fresh one I have fitted does not except the nuts for the cable fixing I have tried every conceivable nut I have but non fit it looks like 24 tpi and just under 7 mm diameter any suggestions. Thanks
by Propshaft
Thu May 21, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: E scooters
Replies: 43
Views: 1259

Re: E scooters

I was talking to a young lady in Spain who uses one of these e scooters to commute into Gibraltar with the amount of traffic going in she recons the scooter are brilliant it's the motorist she says you have to watch . They are allowed on the road in Spain
by Propshaft
Wed May 13, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Quarter light vent
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Re: Quarter light vent

Thanks for the info and pictures was wondering about black tiger seal , I will now get on with removing glass from frame
by Propshaft
Tue May 12, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Quarter light vent
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Quarter light vent

I am contemplating taking out the glass in the quarter Light from its surround Esm do not supply the rubber gasket for refiting it in the frame what do we recommend
by Propshaft
Tue May 12, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Vent catch
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Vent catch

Hi All. How do you get the pin out of the quarter light vent catch Thanks in anticipation
by Propshaft
Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: Radiator and front grill
Replies: 9
Views: 568

Re: Radiator and front grill

Thanks one and all
by Propshaft
Sun Apr 19, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: Radiator and front grill
Replies: 9
Views: 568

Re: Radiator and front grill

Thanks for all your replies just to clarifie is the top rail which houses the bonnet release mechanism is that also in body colour
by Propshaft
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: Radiator and front grill
Replies: 9
Views: 568

Radiator and front grill

Hi. I am half way through a full restoration on a 1959 two door could someone confirm which parts of the radiator is painted it must be the original it still has the brass plaque stating morris motors ltd radiators branch osberton works oxford . Also is the back face of the grill painted black or bo...
by Propshaft
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A happy Christmas to all Morris Minor owners
Replies: 23
Views: 1404

Re: A happy Christmas to all Morris Minor owners

A very Merry Christmas and a trouble free healthy New Year to everyone
by Propshaft
Sun Dec 15, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Currently drinking.....
Replies: 116
Views: 9392

Re: Currently drinking.....

Just quaffed a couple of pints of Bateman xxx lovely beer
by Propshaft
Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Front suspension
Replies: 4
Views: 530

Re: Front suspension

Thanks for your replies I will finish the suspension today
by Propshaft
Thu Nov 28, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Front suspension
Replies: 4
Views: 530

Front suspension

Hi. I have just installed my refreshed engine and rebuilt the front suspension do I tighten all the suspension components when the car is sitting on its wheels with the full weight of the engine or do I jack up the car then tighten Thanks
by Propshaft
Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 gearbox input shaft oil seal conversion
Replies: 15
Views: 1011

Re: 1275 gearbox input shaft oil seal conversion

Yes my myford has the gapped bed
by Propshaft
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Spigot bush
Replies: 6
Views: 406

Re: Spigot bush

Thanks for your reply yes crankshaft not fly wheel