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by Adrian Pearse
Mon May 15, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Copper exhaust pipe
Replies: 11
Views: 2749

Re: Copper exhaust pipe

Copper isn't used for exhaust pipes for several reason. Cost would be the main factor small bore pipes are relatively inexpensive however the larger the more expensive. As it is a smooth metal it helps keep the resonance level up thus making a louder sound say over mild steel, thus it used for the m...
by Adrian Pearse
Sun May 07, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: South Wales Branch Annoucment
Replies: 5
Views: 1537

South Wales Branch Annoucment

It is with great sadness that the South Wales Branch has to announce the sad passing of Mr Godfrey Crew this weekend. Godfrey was a great supporter of his local branch and one the founder members of the branch. Godfrey was also a long server member of the national club and was presented last year wi...
by Adrian Pearse
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Road tax renewal and MOT
Replies: 8
Views: 1112

Re: Road tax renewal and MOT

As I've said many times before, to get the MoT exemption the car must be currently MoT'd and then you apply for the exemption. So many people think they can by Pre 60 car with no MoT and drive it. As well as people who have just finished a resto think they can go straight on the road. no you can't. ...
by Adrian Pearse
Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: South Wales Branch Rally 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 631

South Wales Branch Rally 2017

The South Wales Branch can now confirm a new location for its 2017 Branch Rally. It is being held on MAY 14th at Llancaiach Fawr Manor Nelson CF46 6ER. Entry forms are available from our website diary page http://www.southwales.mmoc.org.uk Information on Llancaiach Fawr Manor can be found at http://...
by Adrian Pearse
Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: South Wales Branch Charity Appeal 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 579

South Wales Branch Charity Appeal 2017

Branch members decided last year before John Rockes passing to support British Heart Foundation (Cymru) If you suffer a Cardiac Arrest your heart has stopped beating. With every minute that passes your survival rate diminishes by 10%. Within two minutes your brain starts to die, within five minutes ...
by Adrian Pearse
Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Side light peaks! (One for Roy)
Replies: 15
Views: 3043

Re: Side light peaks! (One for Roy)

Legally they are classed as a sharp and or protruding object from bodywork under the construction and use regulations of the road traffic act. Therefore an offence to be used on a motor vehicle, also covered by MoT regs as bodywork having sharp and or protruding objects. Each and everyone to there o...
by Adrian Pearse
Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SOUTH WALES BRANCH SHOW 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 521

SOUTH WALES BRANCH SHOW 2017

Have just noticed the National diary page. Just in case anyone was thinking of coming to St. Fagans on the 7th of May 2017 as listed on the page PLEASE DON'T . This is due to internal politics at the museum and the museum stopping all events like ours that supposedly have no benefit to the museum. T...
by Adrian Pearse
Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Events
Topic: MMOC National Rally 2017
Replies: 82
Views: 21907

Re: MMOC National Rally 2017

I agree with Cam here, where ever the National is being held I/we will be there. For me the National starts when the first item goes in the car and finishes when the last comes out, the traveling in between is a road trip. Believe me from South Wales to the Nationals location is a road trip. 2015 sa...
by Adrian Pearse
Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MMOC National Rally 2017
Replies: 40
Views: 6693

Re: MMOC National Rally 2017

Cam. info already supplied to the National Rally Committee for South Wales.
by Adrian Pearse
Thu Jul 28, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: Stolen!
Topic: Stolen Traveller Cardiff & Vale area
Replies: 7
Views: 3525

Re: Stolen Traveller Cardiff & Vale area

Steve PM sent
by Adrian Pearse
Wed Jul 20, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Head gasket v engine replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 1374

Re: Head gasket v engine replacement

Cast iron Block & Head unless you did some serious miles without water you may have got away with just the gaskit. get the head off have it pressure check should be ok de gunk the sludge new head gaskit and re fit.
by Adrian Pearse
Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: split screen front bumper
Replies: 4
Views: 1102

Re: split screen front bumper

There is only one front bumper for Morris 1000's. You don't have a Morris 1000. You have a pre facelift Morris Minor Series 2. The Bumpers where different. The overriders if fitted where fitted more to the headlight side so as not to block the sidelight in the front grille. good luck in finding an e...
by Adrian Pearse
Tue Jul 05, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Series II in New Zealand identification
Replies: 12
Views: 1938

Re: Series II in New Zealand identification

Hi you could also contact Stephen Gordon at the Series II Register http://www.series2.mmoc.org.ukand use the contact page.
by Adrian Pearse
Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Real Ale selection at the National Rally 2016!
Replies: 11
Views: 1548

Re: Real Ale selection at the National Rally 2016!

Ok understandable its an event bar so prices will be higher. Now come on. Purchasing of stock, travel to venue, cost of venue, Staff time have to be taken out first before any profit is made. At those prices they'll be making right old profit out of members. Your right Les is the national getting to...
by Adrian Pearse
Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Seats
Replies: 5
Views: 1294

Re: Seats

The seat base fits inside the well edges and rests on the box sections
by Adrian Pearse
Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Early sidelights as flashing indicators
Replies: 10
Views: 1862

Re: Early sidelights as flashing indicators

That looks like the standard lamp for the single filament bulb (Sidelight). I believe you can get a deeper rubber boot and double filament type bulb holder that uses the standard lens. Not sure where from somebody will know on here.
by Adrian Pearse
Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HELP NEEDED
Replies: 0
Views: 903

HELP NEEDED

City of the Unexpected. Cardiff City Centre Saturday 17th September. I know this is in the middle of our Marie Curie Run. However I hope the club can help. Please read on CITY of the UNEXPECTED The title may seem a little odd but believe me the oddness will soon be explained hopefully. The South Wa...
by Adrian Pearse
Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Olwyn, my new Moggie, 1955 four door:
Replies: 18
Views: 2546

Re: Olwyn, my new Moggie, 1955 four door:

Hi Mike, Nice looking Series 2, Yes the colour is correct for your car. I'm one the Registrars for the Series 2 Saloon and Convertible Register it would be nice to get Olwyns details added to our register if possible. The register has a facebook page and a website if your interested www.series2.mmoc...
by Adrian Pearse
Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice on pre sale Morris Minor check
Replies: 28
Views: 3427

Re: Advice on pre sale Morris Minor check

Charles Ware would have been looking at this as a way of bargaining the car for themselves to refurbish and sell on at huge profit. The wouldn't take much work for them there purchase price would be rock bottom so would there parts and the selling price from wares would cover all that and more. Gran...
by Adrian Pearse
Wed May 18, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: inside door panels
Replies: 4
Views: 1315

Re: inside door panels

Have recently replaced our door cards from newton commercial and used there new inner liners highly recommend fitting some thing between to keep moisture damp away. small price to pay considering the cost of new cards after a few years.