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by PaulTubby
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Protecting cellulose
Replies: 16
Views: 582

Re: Protecting cellulose

Cellulose paint is excellent for diy use and easy to use but you do need plenty of coats to get some depth and be able to wet flat and cut back etc. If the primmer was flatted well and keyed then the cellulose should of stuck well. I love two pack but if you get a stone chip with the paint being thi...
by PaulTubby
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Morris Minor Sun Visor (steel)
Replies: 4
Views: 442

Re: Morris Minor Sun Visor (steel)

Is there a price?
by PaulTubby
Wed Nov 09, 2016 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vale: Roy Allingham (BMCecosse)
Replies: 72
Views: 12763

Re: Vale: Roy Allingham (BMCecosse)

RIP Roy, i didnt always agree with its NEVER THE COIL, but he was a very special person who had alot to offer and spent alot of time helping others on here and other forums, he will be sadly missed and never forgot, my thoughts are with his family at this time.. and yes a trophy in tribite of him wo...
by PaulTubby
Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Minor Acquisition
Replies: 8
Views: 1694

Re: Minor Acquisition

Have to use a site like photobucket and download on there first mate
by PaulTubby
Tue Aug 02, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poor quality parts!
Replies: 11
Views: 1501

Re: Poor quality parts!

Just bought a new throttle cable from moss parts/ the pedal was really had to press and sticking.. was ok before i fitted new cable. removed it and greesed it made no difference.. in fact when driving it was alfull as you couldnt feather the pedal in traffic.. ive just put the original.. tatty green...
by PaulTubby
Fri Jun 03, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Van
Replies: 12
Views: 1919

Re: Van

To be fair the chap I sold it to three years ago did have it for three years but never used it. He is now very poorly and sold all his cars now. The guy who he sold it to put it on eBay for whatever the reason is I don't no and as they say the rest is history. Hope it's gone to a good home and stays...
by PaulTubby
Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Van
Replies: 12
Views: 1919

Re: Van

I sold this van three years ago to a friend due to ill health and storage issues. He sold it on to this person who has sold it now. some may say I'm going to say it's a lovely van which it is. But the price is crazy in my eyes but looks like he sold it. I no various Morris minor restoration company'...
by PaulTubby
Sat Apr 30, 2016 7:58 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Pickup restoration part three
Replies: 2028
Views: 263534

Re: Pickup restoration part three

Be nice to hear what the quaity of ESM pattern wings are currently and what the fit is like and what you have to do to get it where you happy with it for painting.. there more then half the price of there heritage ones..
by PaulTubby
Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: What Engine do I have
Replies: 14
Views: 1518

Re: What Engine do I have

Ital 1275 unit that is :D Make sure you buy oil filters with a non return valve fitted ..
by PaulTubby
Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Esm or bull motif
Replies: 22
Views: 7244

Re: Esm or bull motif

ESM for me still/ although if you order on line and spend over £60 you get free delivery but if you ring and spend same amount you have to pay which is very annoying as you cant always be sat in front of a pc!
by PaulTubby
Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Last Minor Ever......really ?? (Manchester)
Replies: 68
Views: 8519

Re: Last Minor Ever......really ?? (Manchester)

Hope our moderator has bought this!
by PaulTubby
Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Morris resto on TV
Replies: 20
Views: 2981

Re: Morris resto on TV

les wrote:Wonder if it's the episode where the 'restorers' altered the timber frame to overcome a fitting problem, instead of rectifying the metalwork that caused the problem! :roll:

That was car SOS !
by PaulTubby
Wed Apr 06, 2016 11:41 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Blooming Paint!
Replies: 19
Views: 3235

Re: Blooming Paint!

Yes a warm enviroment is very important.. my tip is to fill a bucket of warm not boiling water half full and place the tin of paint in the bucket for a few minutes.. this will warm the paint before you use it.. also id use the best quality thinners you can.. ici is best other then that get the garag...
by PaulTubby
Sun Apr 03, 2016 12:45 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Front wheel bearing tightness..
Replies: 3
Views: 649

Re: Front wheel bearing tightness..

cheers Phil.. all done, i had to go a touch over 40ib to get a split pin in, like you said i didnt want to go backwards to get the split pin in so went slightly forward.. theres no play now as i there was but i thought it was to loose when i looked at it, sounds like you have a good workshop manual ...
by PaulTubby
Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:15 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Front wheel bearing tightness..
Replies: 3
Views: 649

Front wheel bearing tightness..

Hi all, how tight do you all tighten up your front wheel bearings, standard bearings not tapper ones.. i cant see any info in the haynes manual..
by PaulTubby
Sat Jun 06, 2015 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Car cover
Replies: 10
Views: 2154

Re: Car cover

I use storm force covers all year round and there superb. As already said need to put some lagging on the badge to stop it rubbing on the inside of the cover.. also I find in heavy winds if the straps are fitted and adjusted correctly they are very secure in serious winds .. and the car is bone dry ...
by PaulTubby
Wed May 27, 2015 12:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mad eBay buys.
Replies: 8
Views: 2252

Re: Mad eBay buys.

Looks like the red minor maybe correct as if you look there is grommets where the original wipers would of been.. looks like someones converted it too late wiper setup..
by PaulTubby
Tue Mar 17, 2015 12:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My First Morris Minor
Replies: 16
Views: 3321

Re: My First Morris Minor

It looks very nice - let's hope it is as nice underneath...... Please don't spoil it with 'cosmetics' :roll: Yes Roy, this is a good one underneath! The underside is very good in all respects and not had lots of mot patching... in fact the car overall is very good... and a very genuine car... time ...
by PaulTubby
Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Pickup restoration part three
Replies: 2028
Views: 263534

Re: Pickup restoration part three

Keep up the good work fella.. I no these engines and oil leaks can be a real ngt mare... its testing you at the minute the pick up.. but its getting better and better the more you do... keep your spirits up ! :)