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by Greenie
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

And the Mrs wants to add, regarding nettles, she fell in head first a large roadside patch over 3ft High whilst trying to help her father change a wheel on the old Ford Pop at the tender age of 15.and yes it hurts... Now back to Norman, the wife going to clean the underneath of bonnet and engine are...
by Greenie
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D forgot to tell you..
Norman was made at Adderley Park
Sold from Colmore Motors Birmingham in 1971 New...
So bit more to add to history...
Greenie
by Greenie
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Thanks to all you good people out there giving me good sound advice so appreciated... And totally agree with all. I have good news today.. Oh boy I cracked him up, adjusted, tinkered, new points, and Wowee..... He fired and ran ... After 20 years silenced , Norman coughed spluttered but made his voi...
by Greenie
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:( thanks Bob sound advice of which I totally understand. It is the tank but I will order new fuel lines, and nuts washers etc.... Thanks for reminding to me disconnect battery. I also have extinguisher .. When working on the van it lit up very nicely whilst working on engine.. Lucky no health issue...
by Greenie
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D :D :D
Wow folks I got the brakes working all new feed. Cylinders. Etc etc to the front boy I'm happy with that... Will replace the rear ones this week then I can start to really crack on.
Not too worried about blocked fuel pipe until all braking system replaced...
Greenie
by Greenie
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does a 2Door traveller wing Fit A PICKUP
Replies: 2
Views: 227

Re: Does a 2Door traveller wing Fit A PICKUP

:( thanks for reassuring me Mark. I thought it would but got a bit iffy earlier and yes its got the later fittings.
Cheers Eric
by Greenie
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does a 2Door traveller wing Fit A PICKUP
Replies: 0
Views: 120

Does a 2Door traveller wing Fit A PICKUP

Help required folks.
Located a front LH wing for my pickup 1971.
Question... Its off a 2 Door Traveller will this be okay?????
Regards GREENIE
by Greenie
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does a 2Door traveller wing Fit A PICKUP
Replies: 2
Views: 227

Does a 2Door traveller wing Fit A PICKUP

Help required folks.
Located a front LH wing for my pickup 1971.
Question... Its off a 2 Door Traveller will this be okay?????
Regards GREENIE
by Greenie
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:( thanks Bob, did most of the things you said today, and finally got it working.
Got the fuel pump working from a can of petrol but can't get it from the tank.. It appears blocked....!!!!!!
Greenie
by Greenie
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:oops: cheers mate... Yes Norman's in great condition chassis like brand new and body work no filler anywhere.. I picked up a great motor... But today I've started looking at engine and blow me all that started up yesterday died on me today on the turn of the key went CLUNK, no lights nothing not ev...
by Greenie
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Torsion bar not trunnion..... On Norman. Apologies
by Greenie
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Apologies correction
Replies: 0
Views: 228

Apologies correction

Torsion bar not trunnion...
Greenie
by Greenie
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Forgot to mention all the above work carried out on Norman the pickup..
Ta
by Greenie
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D :D hi today the braking system is nearly finalised.. One pin evaded me so at the grand age of 82 I succumbed rolled underneath removed trunnion and after all my hours of struggling finally fixed this elusive pin. Also I checked electrics lo and behold side lights, head lights, indicators, and eve...
by Greenie
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Just would like to show you my Van that I restored last Year, I do not have many Photos as Once again came to me in good Order and I have given it a load of TLC along with new parts / carpets/ etc and got it up and running as it had not been started for some 7?10 years. But once again dried stored t...
by Greenie
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Nice one Graham, A man after my own heart... " Norman" is now in my garage being worked on, I am at present working on the braking system,, bit at a time,.. Once that is done I intend to crack it up... Norman came to me in very good body and frame as he had worked on and maintained it. Not started n...
by Greenie
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Norman,s Arrival Pickup Tuck.JPG Forgive me for side ways on photos folks but very new to this . But Proud to Show you Norman, That was the previous owners name, I hope I give justice to this in my Restoration and then I can proudly take it to show the family of Norman. A trip down memory lane with...
by Greenie
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Yes I tried last night but each of my photos comes up error so looks like I need to learn a bit more haha... Will post them from main computer should be able to reduce size on there. Plus a van I've completed. Not yet gone to painters but will get it done this year.
GREENIE
by Greenie
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 120
Views: 5856

Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Found out today my Morris Pickup 1971 is a previous one owner. Sadly the original owner has passed but he owned this vehicle from new. He used it for his carpentry business.. Over the years it fell into disarray and he started to bring her back to full glory. But time waits for no man and It was fin...
by Greenie
Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Very Beautiful Morris Car
Replies: 4
Views: 481

Re: A Very Beautiful Morris Car

:) nice one.