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by Greenie
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D Apologies for delay in answering. My feet haven't touched the ground this last 8 days. Inundated by family from far and wide to help celebrate a half century Wedding Anniversary. All gone quiet on the Jag front for the moment , the owner ( ? ) discovered he hadn't lodged Change of Ownership when ...
by Greenie
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Another van.
Replies: 83
Views: 10587

Re: Another van.

:D :D qq[ I love rottweilers had one tempremental old thing quite mad.. Yes great dog admiring yours, but well done on the progress of the van. Lot of work but looking good. Greenie and wife quote=olderisbetter post_id=636155 time=1552947434 user_id=24000] That small dog in the picture is now quite ...
by Greenie
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D how you getting on with the jaguar? Hi Greenie , Cracking on still I see , even roped your wife in ! All hands to the pump. You've got a little diamond there , look after her. We've got some cracking weather at the moment , so we haven't got that excuse not to get jobs done. Had a day trip to Wil...
by Greenie
Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D hi folks, greenies wife here. Just want you to know we have had a wonderful weekend at Somerset. We Are now the proud owners of two beautiful blue seats for Norman. It is with a lot of thanks to Mr.Alan Cole another member who contacted us. So we drove to Somerset and made the collection ,(very n...
by Greenie
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken
Replies: 122
Views: 19310

Re: New Traveller Restoration Undertaken

Apologies late reply, I just noted message. Yes it's a pain when reaction kicks in like orange peel. Totally understand dilemma.
Norman starting to look good, but I'm not going to paint, he going professionals, so no stress.
Regards and all the best Greenie
by Greenie
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D :D :D :D Hi folks, boy I'm a happy guy, picking up seats Friday for Norman thanks to good member of the Mmoc I'm chuffed. Carburettor all done. Brakes bled, Norman is finally nearly ready for that engine to start. Jobs to do headlight, put back boards in. Clean engine bay, Hang doors back on (aft...
by Greenie
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D :D :D :D Nice one Bob, even I will look forward to the resto on that, let me know when it gets posted. Well I'm nearly there, water pump all assemble now, new hoses fitted, fan belts and fan fitted. I am very very pleased the way it's going, and my wife is proud of me too, it's her doing all the ...
by Greenie
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Today flushed engine out, renewed water pump, fitted thermostat, fitted side light to new wing, checked and lights all working. wife been wire brushing panels , tomorrow cleaning engine bay, and then start to paint under bonnet . Panels will be sprayed that I need to fit to front and grill. In all a...
by Greenie
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

All systems go on Fuel Tank, Sender Unit , fuel lines etc / Brakes/ Exhaust/ Wing all bolted/ New Backboard all cut to size ready to fit.

Happy so far. Today started working on engine replacing all hoses, pump, bolts , clips , etc , so will keep you informed as I go.

Greenie
by Greenie
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Mark Wilson wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:49 pm
Think you'll find it's BMC green. Probably go a lot faster in BMW green, though......

😎
Cheers, I thought so too but 2nd opinions count, pleased to say I got the wing on today, so quite pleased...
Greenie
by Greenie
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Mark Wilson wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:49 pm
Think you'll find it's BMC green. Probably go a lot faster in BMW green, though......

😎
Cheers, I thought so too but 2nd opinions count, pleased to say I got the wing on today, so quite pleased...
Greenie
by Greenie
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D :D :D :D Hi folks... Wing came today, what a good buy, genuine wing from a good bloke off ebay Duncan, what a find and so inexpensive... So nice little job for tomorrow for me. Ordered my fuel pipe cover so it's gradually coming together. Question : take a look at Norman's engine and tell me the ...
by Greenie
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Just grabbing my sunglasses for the shine from the new petrol tank ! ( Sometimes , you just have to bite the bullet and admit defeat. Still if you don't give it a go , you'll never know ). You and your mates have been cracking on. I always enjoy a mate's company , nice to have someone to blame and ...
by Greenie
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

A few more photos of Norman. Once everything done Norman will go to paint shop for a brand new Coat (of paint) will look great.. But that's not yet. Jobs to do,,,, Board in floor. Engine back together Front end on Wing which is on way to me. Seats Still Looking so if any of you have any please let m...
by Greenie
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D :D :D New tank and new fuel system pipes etc, new filler hose fitted just have to fit new fuel pipe cover. All braking system completed. New exhaust. So hopefully I do not need to go under vehicle again fingers crossed 🤞. So good job done. To be completed back board and clean. Then I can concentr...
by Greenie
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Update...
New fuel tank purchased better safe than sorry later..
More info tomorrow ....
Now for a rest Greenie.
by Greenie
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:roll: Well Bob, done everything and more to clean out this tank, there's a word for it.. Crap. Lot of work. Lot of patience. Whole lot of trouble.... So no other way but either a good 2nd hand or new.. My option is the latter. But I'm okay with that. Greenie... :D No burns or explosions folks. A go...
by Greenie
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D :D :D :D Oh boy the tank off and being cleaned out. New fuel pipe on. Carb being cleaned, then afterwards the exhaust going on... Fantastic young friends I have,,, we'll be cruising soon my friends. Now just got to find some seats... A very happy Greenie Put some photos on showing my mate working...
by Greenie
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5910

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Bob - "The petrol explosion happens , in an instant , with no time to react whatsoever...." Too true.......a mate blew himself up not too long ago with a petrol can near a bonfire and spent two weeks in hospital. To compound his bad luck, once he was on fire, he rolled across the ground to try and ...
by Greenie
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Another van.
Replies: 83
Views: 10587

Re: Another van.

olderisbetter wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2016 12:18 pm
Cracking effort your putting into it, a decent work space makes all the difference to a project, i just need one i can get a bedroom and a bathroom in.
Love the dog my favourite
Greenie, s wife