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by flowersGTR
Thu Jan 30, 2014 1:22 pm
Forum: Stolen!
Topic: Focus RS Stolen in Harrow North West London
Replies: 4
Views: 4973

Focus RS Stolen in Harrow North West London

Ok so its not a Minor But my friends Mk1 Ford Focus RS has been stolen from Harrow in North West London. It was taken off his drive at night without the keys and there is no sign of it being broken into. Please keep an eye out and if spotted, contact the police immediately. They are quite rare to se...
by flowersGTR
Sat Dec 14, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Hole drilling location for brake fluid remote reservoir
Replies: 8
Views: 1630

Re: Hole drilling location for brake fluid remote reservoir

Thanks all. Not sure but looks like the braided pipe is the way to go me thinks. What about the chassis leg entry - drill or not to drill that is the question ? Thanks all once again. Mine was drilled, dont forget a rubber grommit. if the fluid resevoir is low on fluid, leaking or not secured prope...
by flowersGTR
Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:15 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Hole drilling location for brake fluid remote reservoir
Replies: 8
Views: 1630

Re: Hole drilling location for brake fluid remote reservoir

I had the remote reservoir installed by ESM with the rubber pipe and it has worked fine with no leaks. However, I also have the hydraulic clutch conversion which used a rubber hose and no matter the size of the zip tie or jubilee clip I used it leaked..alot. I eventually brought a braided hose with ...
by flowersGTR
Sun Aug 11, 2013 11:57 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Suspension Geometry / Wheel sticking out
Replies: 15
Views: 2603

Re: Suspension Geometry / Wheel sticking out

Thanks for the replys everyone. I have the Ford vented disk set up on the car so I guess that is spacing the wheel out some what. Also comparing it to the wing may not be the best measure as like bmcecossie it can vary a bit, it just appeared a lot more compared to the other side. Richard Where did ...
by flowersGTR
Tue Aug 06, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Suspension Geometry / Wheel sticking out
Replies: 15
Views: 2603

Re: Suspension Geometry / Wheel sticking out

Sticking out http://i735.photobucket.com/albums/ww355/FlowersGTR/Stuff/2013-08-06161537.jpg http://i735.photobucket.com/albums/ww355/FlowersGTR/Stuff/2013-08-06161620.jpg Drivers side OK http://i735.photobucket.com/albums/ww355/FlowersGTR/Stuff/2013-08-06161523.jpg http://i735.photobucket.com/albums...
by flowersGTR
Tue Aug 06, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Suspension Geometry / Wheel sticking out
Replies: 15
Views: 2603

Suspension Geometry / Wheel sticking out

Hi All, I don't post on here that often but i'm usually in the background reading the discussions and threads that come up. But now I've come across a problem that im really not sure what to make of. My passengers side front wheel appears to be sticking out of the wing slightly. I do have 185 width ...
by flowersGTR
Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:53 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1380cc marina engine
Replies: 11
Views: 1533

Re: 1380cc marina engine

just to add another option give peter may a ring. http://www.petermayengineering.co.uk/catalogue5.htm#catalogue5 i got the hydraulic kit from ESM an was pretty disapointed with it. the pipe from the resevoir to master cylinder is meant to be held on with mini zip ties, thought this was a bit dodgey ...
by flowersGTR
Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: What size alloys to fit?
Replies: 6
Views: 928

Re: What size alloys to fit?

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i am pushing down on teh wing in this one.
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excuse the lack of bumper

these are 14" 5.5j with 185/60/14 yokohama tyres
by flowersGTR
Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: Useful Tips
Topic: damper oil
Replies: 4
Views: 3131

Re: damper oil

just checking but a 10w-40 engine oil is not the same as SAE 40 is it?
by flowersGTR
Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Useful Tips
Topic: saab seats
Replies: 8
Views: 3687

Re: saab seats

oooh any chance of a pic?? how much were they to buy if you dont mind me asking?
by flowersGTR
Thu Jul 21, 2011 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OWEN BURTON
Replies: 15
Views: 4113

Re: OWEN BURTON

i think you can buy most of the owen burton stuff from ESM

searching with the OWN## should work

http://morrisminorspares.co.uk/shop/pro ... f3e6ba9d98

ta da :)

where did you get a copy of the manual???
by flowersGTR
Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 5.5j alloy wheel questions
Replies: 3
Views: 834

Re: 5.5j alloy wheel questions

thanks thats good to know
anyone know the best offset then??
i was going to get the tracking done as well would it be better to get it done with the new wider wheels or the originals??
thanks
by flowersGTR
Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 5.5j alloy wheel questions
Replies: 3
Views: 834

5.5j alloy wheel questions

hi was looking to get some decent rubber for my morris finaly was thinking yokohama a538 in a 185 was hoping to get some 14" minilight wheels my question is then are there any issues fitting tyres this size to a morris? i am thinking about lowering at somepoint in the near future as well and what of...
by flowersGTR
Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:40 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: front wheel tracking
Replies: 11
Views: 1478

Re: front wheel tracking

when i went to get my tracking done i gave them the measurements. but they didnt need them as they had a fancy laser guided computer system that had morris minor tracking measurements dialled in already. i sat in reception infront of a pc screen and watched as they adjusted it and the measurements o...
by flowersGTR
Fri Feb 05, 2010 6:40 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 head
Replies: 21
Views: 2506

Re: 1275 head

thanks for the response, i have a 295 head off a 1098 midget, the inlet/exhaust ports from the head are larger than that of my 1275 engine. probly a combo of the 1275 being coked up and the 295 being ported. i was just wondering if it would be useful as the guy at minispeed offerd me £50 for it stra...
by flowersGTR
Wed Feb 03, 2010 11:47 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1275 head
Replies: 21
Views: 2506

Re: 1275 head

just out of intrest will a 295 head fit on a 1275?
by flowersGTR
Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:58 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: exhaust
Replies: 32
Views: 3183

Re: exhaust

ive got the maniflow lcb and twinbox system, mines a 1 3/4"
i can recommend it
by flowersGTR
Fri Dec 25, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What DID Santa bring you?
Replies: 20
Views: 2580

HIF 44 carb
minispeed heated inlet manifold
mani flow twin box sports exhaust
:)
by flowersGTR
Sun Dec 20, 2009 6:52 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Think I might have a problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1541

is that a rear axle???
by flowersGTR
Sat Dec 12, 2009 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spot light help.
Replies: 14
Views: 936

i think the easiest thing to do is to upgrade the headlights from the original sealed beam to halogen. its just a simple swap and they work as well as any modern headlight. make sure the headlights are adjusted properly as well if they are pointing too high then they may seem ineffective. http://mor...