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by RobThomas
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Side-valve bolt sizes and other questions
Replies: 10
Views: 278

Re: Side-valve bolt sizes and other questions

Metric engine so 8mm Metric ought to be the right thread (OUGHT to, be careful). The carb is right for the later engine (which you have) but the barcket is for the early engine that had the float chamber and the throttle lever on the opposite sides to that one. Either change the carb back to a Lowli...
by RobThomas
Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: It's the rules,mate.
Replies: 15
Views: 813

Re: It's the rules,mate.

I think the idea is that glass mixed in might cut the bin man whereas if he knows it is in a separate container then they know to handle it more carefully. A bit like the "sharps box" used to collect used needles in a Hospital.
by RobThomas
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Low Light UFN 456 is now mine!
Replies: 19
Views: 582

Re: Low Light UFN 456 is now mine!

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by RobThomas
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Low Light UFN 456 is now mine!
Replies: 19
Views: 582

Re: Low Light UFN 456 is now mine!

When I last saw (March 2011) it there were some rather scary looking bits of metal where the sills used to be. :D

Good luck!
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by RobThomas
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Diff Identification
Replies: 80
Views: 2123

Re: Diff Identification

Doesn't it use a one-time-only crush spacer?
by RobThomas
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Bodywork
Replies: 4
Views: 404

Re: Bodywork

by RobThomas
Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Bodywork
Replies: 4
Views: 404

Re: Bodywork

Chassis legs first. If you do the front crossmember first and weld it to the old legs then you'll need to cut it back off to get the old legs off.

Biggest problem will be keeping it all aligned.
by RobThomas
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: What goes here??
Replies: 12
Views: 535

Re: What goes here??

by RobThomas
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Rear brake light issue
Replies: 12
Views: 531

Re: Rear brake light issue

Only the very earliest cars has bulb holders that took "Parallel Pin" bulbs that could be placed the wrong way round. I have one set of those and adapted later holders into them, having been annoyed at the potential for confusion.
by RobThomas
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Noisy diff
Replies: 5
Views: 238

Noisy diff

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Did I use the wrong oil?
by RobThomas
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Intermittent Metallic Screaming Noise clutch/gearbox?
Replies: 15
Views: 670

Re: Intermittent Metallic Screaming Noise clutch/gearbox?

Nice photo! The idea of removing the fan belt is just to ensure the waterpump and dynamo aren't the cause, assuming the noise continues afterwards. Could also be the cowl part at the front of the propshaft, couldn't it? They have been known to come loose and could touch the steel seal on the back of...
by RobThomas
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Identify this diff ratio?
Replies: 7
Views: 293

Re: Identify this diff ratio?

Some AYA codes on the 1800 Landcrab, if that helps. I don't know much about RWD Austins of that period.
by RobThomas
Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Identify this diff ratio?
Replies: 7
Views: 293

Re: Identify this diff ratio?

ATA7034 on the main bearing caps, normally, isn't it?
by RobThomas
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: 1949 MM Gear Nob
Replies: 36
Views: 8195

Re: 1949 MM Gear Nob

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Any comments welcomed. I'm going for "bottom left one".
by RobThomas
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Intermittent Metallic Screaming Noise clutch/gearbox?
Replies: 15
Views: 670

Re: Intermittent Metallic Screaming Noise clutch/gearbox?

remove the fan belt and go for a very short drive to see if the noise has gone?
by RobThomas
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Identify this diff ratio?
Replies: 7
Views: 293

Re: Identify this diff ratio?

Are you sure it is a Morris Diff? Looks like cast iron and the "AYA" code is unusual.
by RobThomas
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: 1949 MM Gear Nob
Replies: 36
Views: 8195

Re: 1949 MM Gear Nob

For some reason I can't get the photos on this page to open up. Does anyone have any suggestions???
Thanks
Rob
by RobThomas
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Intermittent Metallic Screaming Noise clutch/gearbox?
Replies: 15
Views: 670

Re: Intermittent Metallic Screaming Noise clutch/gearbox?

Are the rubber boots on the gearbox good? Could a stone have entered the gearbox bellhousing?
by RobThomas
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Speaker Position
Replies: 7
Views: 476

Re: Speaker Position

Probably Alfa Romeo or Fiat. Not sure where it came from.
by RobThomas
Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Gearbox colour
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: Gearbox colour

Since ICI were supplying paint I'd take a look at their colour charts for 1948-1952.