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by Propshaft
Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Fitting new door cards
Replies: 17
Views: 2737

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: 116

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: 116

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: 22
Views: 579

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: 178

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: 178

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: 117

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: 450

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: 450

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: 450

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: 1261

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: 8204

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: 490

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: 490

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: 870

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: 358

Re: Spigot bush

Thanks for your reply yes crankshaft not fly wheel
by Propshaft
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 gearbox input shaft oil seal conversion
Replies: 15
Views: 870

Re: 1275 gearbox input shaft oil seal conversion

Hi I have an myford ml 7 lath which I thing will just about take the casing so I will have look at it next week . Will the seal be the same as stated previously .
by Propshaft
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Spigot bush
Replies: 6
Views: 358

Spigot bush

The bush that fits in the fly wheel to take the first motion spigot .mine looks good with no visible wear it is a nice fit on the shaft but you can push it in with your finger into the fly wheel ( but not a sloppy fit) is it ok to secure this with thread / bearing lock or should I just get a new one
by Propshaft
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 gearbox input shaft oil seal conversion
Replies: 15
Views: 870

Re: 1275 gearbox input shaft oil seal conversion

Can this seal conversion be carried out if you have a smooth case gearbox
by Propshaft
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Replacing engine and gearbox complete
Replies: 2
Views: 376

Replacing engine and gearbox complete

I am nearly ready to refit the complete engine and box into my 59 two door the engine bay has been bare metalled and painted any hints and tips would be greatly appreciated