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by Declan_Burns
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 803 cc oil filter
Replies: 14
Views: 275

Re: 803 cc oil filter

Geoff,
When you have the oil pressure gauge fitted compare your pressure readings to the readings in the restrictor article. You will then see clearly if trouble is on the way.
PS-I still haven't found the elusive restrictor.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Hardi Fuel pump
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Hardi Fuel pump

I fitted the Hardi pump to my car in 2007 as the SU pump had packed up. The Hardi packed up early this year due to diaphragm issues with the modern fuel. I sent them an email about two weeks ago asking if it could be refurbished. The replied that it would be worth doing but it would cost me 22€ whic...
by Declan_Burns
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 803 cc oil filter
Replies: 14
Views: 275

Re: 803 cc oil filter

Geoff,
No they are not available in the UK. They are made in Switzerland by Rolf Corbat from the Swiss Morris Minor club. I was sure I had one here on stock but I have searched high and low but cannot find it. If you want I can ask Rolf to make one for you.

Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 803 cc oil filter
Replies: 14
Views: 275

Re: 803 cc oil filter

Be sure to read through the problems with the 803 oil filter.
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=66758&p=605193&hili ... 03#p605193
Contact me if any help is required
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1650

Re: Differential overhaul

Poolguy, I don't think the stepped pinion is a problem. The same issue occurs when converting the MG TD to MGA CWP. It is only the inner bearing cone that needs changing to accommodate the step. The MGA has a stepped pinion. The diameter at the step is 1 1/4" whereas the TD has no step and is 1 1/8"...
by Declan_Burns
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1650

Re: Differential overhaul

That's interesting Declan, so would this https://www.morrisminorspares.com/rear-suspension-axle-propshaft-c87/rear-axle-propshaft-rear-suspension-c88/crown-wheel-pinion-new-3-9-1-p831277 be ATA or BTA? Also it looks like you have to match carrier to CWP but they can go in either diff housing? I hav...
by Declan_Burns
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1650

Re: Differential overhaul

Phil, I stumbled on this this morning which may be of interest. A similar chart to the one you have posted above also appears in the Owen Burton Modification manual on page 46 (wrong place!) just before the drawings start. Below the chart he states-quote "Note:- ATA and BTA axles use different pinio...
by Declan_Burns
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1650

Re: Differential overhaul

Phil, When I installed it I wasn't aware of the the ATA/BTA mismatch at the time. I bought a Midget 3.9 CWP (Turkish repro BTA) and thought it would be plain sailing-not to be the case. I had to remove all the shims on the ATA carrier side to get it to fit and even then I was not happy with the back...
by Declan_Burns
Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1650

Re: Differential overhaul

PG,
That I would like to know too.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1650

Re: Differential overhaul

Here's a photo of a reproduction (Turkey) BTA crown wheel (and pinion) on an ATA carrier. It was impossible to set the backlash and was very tight. It is still in the car at the moment but whines above 40 MPH. It is coming out next opportunity. They don't mix.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1650

Re: Differential overhaul

I doubt if it would last until Christmas. The same thing will happen again.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1650

Re: Differential overhaul

I agree with Phil, personally I would look into replacing it rather than attempting to repair it.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Water pump
Replies: 7
Views: 214

Re: Water pump

I believe that the long impeller can be used if you install a thicker gasket but I have never tried it.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: High top radiator brass drain tap
Replies: 15
Views: 314

Re: High top radiator brass drain tap

Why not just take it apart, clean it and lap the core. Then fabricate a new handle and braze it on.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Suddenly ....no clutch and no ability to get in any gear
Replies: 22
Views: 587

Re: Suddenly ....no clutch and no ability to get in any gear

Ron, I have a good set of half-shafts as I replaced mine with the Charles Ware hardened shafts which are much cheaper than the competition shafts that ESM and David Manners sells. I could post them to USA but I would have to check the postage. I would think it would cost somewhere in the region of 5...
by Declan_Burns
Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1650

Re: Differential overhaul

N,
You don't have to pull the bearings to strip the diff cage. Start by driving out the pin. If my memory serves me correctly it is approx. 4mm. Location as in my fifth photo above.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1650

Re: Differential overhaul

Excellent idea Phil!
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Steering Rack
Replies: 55
Views: 1303

Re: Steering Rack

Don,
As far as I know such lubricants are a mixture of ATF and lithium grease. I use something similar on the speedo corrector gearboxes that I build.
Regards
Declan
by Declan_Burns
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1650

Re: Differential overhaul

N, When you try to remove the carrier bearings you will probably find that the bearing separates and the balls go flying all over the workshop. It is an angular contact bearing so if you do try pulling it, do so in a plastic bag. The inner race can then be pulled off separately. Only then have you a...
by Declan_Burns
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Differential overhaul
Replies: 80
Views: 1650

Re: Differential overhaul

...and the pinion. Make sure you have a decent puller as it is usually very tight interference fit. I did post all these photos before but they seem to have vanished.
Regards
Declan