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by Sidney'61
Mon Aug 22, 2011 11:53 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 1961 2-door saloon (Sidney)
Replies: 86
Views: 25065

Re: 1961 2-door saloon (Sidney)

I've just finished polishing and waxing it all up :D [frame] http://mmoc.org.uk/mbimage.php?src=1314052770_6735 [/frame][frame] http://mmoc.org.uk/mbimage.php?src=1314053025_6735 [/frame][frame] http://mmoc.org.uk/mbimage.php?src=1314053048_6735 [/frame] I was tempted to just post the photos with no...
by Sidney'61
Sat Aug 20, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: Useful Tips
Topic: Custom Seats
Replies: 7
Views: 5165

Re: Custom Seats

I must admit, they are very comfy! :D

slightly jealous.... wanna swap for a set of metros in grey cloth? :wink:
by Sidney'61
Sat Aug 20, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Rear wheel resistance
Replies: 4
Views: 603

Rear wheel resistance

Hi, I'm just checking the bearings as one of my fronts is a slightly rough so will need changing soon, with the car jacked up the fronts both rotate freely for a while after you let go as does the passenger side rear, the drivers side rear turns freely when pushing but barely continues when let go, ...
by Sidney'61
Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:32 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Trafficator current
Replies: 8
Views: 1049

Re: Trafficator current

Thanks, I have mine planned slightly different to that using just one flasher and 2 relays, but also have hazards included, the diagram gets quite interesting at that point! :)
by Sidney'61
Thu Aug 18, 2011 11:56 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Trafficator current
Replies: 8
Views: 1049

Re: Trafficator current

Thanks Richard and Roy I have the 14/0.012 (8.75A) wire in my plans so all's good :)
by Sidney'61
Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Trafficator current
Replies: 8
Views: 1049

Re: Trafficator current

I'm just wiring in the old trafficators alongside the flashers and checking which method/wire thickness is appropriate, thats all. :)
by Sidney'61
Wed Aug 17, 2011 11:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Newton commercial seats
Replies: 16
Views: 3081

Re: Newton commercial seats

I believe newton seats are based on metro seats anyway, just with expensive covers :)
by Sidney'61
Wed Aug 17, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Trafficator current
Replies: 8
Views: 1049

Trafficator current

Hiya! Quick question...

What sort of current does a trafficator draw? I assume it's not much.

Andy :D
by Sidney'61
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 1961 2-door saloon (Sidney)
Replies: 86
Views: 25065

Re: 1961 2-door saloon (Sidney)

I've spent today T-cutting the paintwork, the more I polish it up the more I'm regretting not taking it all back to bare metal as a lot of dents and scratches from under the previous paintjob are starting to show up as i think the previous respray was even shoddier than my attempt! Ah well, I'm stil...
by Sidney'61
Mon Aug 15, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 1954 series 11 black 4 door
Replies: 257
Views: 78056

Re: 1954 series 11 black 4 door

stevey wrote:its nice to keep the orignal heavy plates
If it's been off the road for so long will it's original plate still be valid?
by Sidney'61
Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2101
Views: 305008

Re: Spotted today.

I just saw an almond green saloon MVV 335H, parked on a driveway down my street in kingsthorpe Nothampton. It's a Northampton registration so it probably means it hasn't had many previous owners.
by Sidney'61
Thu Aug 11, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2101
Views: 305008

Re: Spotted today.

Spotted a white saloon parked up in a side street today while driving down Derby road, Stapleford. I didn't get a good look at it as I was too busy trying to negotiate the horendous speed bumps. I also saw a (frilford?) grey 2-door (1959 I assume) parked at the side of Afreton road around Hyson gree...
by Sidney'61
Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:07 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 1954 series 11 black 4 door
Replies: 257
Views: 78056

Re: 1954 series 11 black 4 door

DAVIDMCCULLOUGH wrote: ...and one of those rare transistion models as well.
Don't you start! :roll: :lol:
by Sidney'61
Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:35 pm
Forum: Young Members
Topic: Summer Gathering
Replies: 12
Views: 4932

Re: Summer Gathering

Meeee! :roll:
by Sidney'61
Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sage green traveller?
Replies: 5
Views: 1341

Re: Sage green traveller?

Sage green was use on saloons from May '56 to Mar '59, almost 3 years so is not particularly rare it's just that for some reason they only started using it on travellers in feb '59 before withdrawing it completely from the range in March. Seems a bit of strange decision to me.
by Sidney'61
Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sage green traveller?
Replies: 5
Views: 1341

Sage green traveller?

Hiya! I was just reading info on minor colours available and noticed that sage green was introduced on the traveller in Feb 1959 yet discontinued in march of the same year so was made for only a very limited time, looking at the chassis numbers and proportion of travellers to saloons and other colou...
by Sidney'61
Sun Jun 26, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2101
Views: 305008

Re: Spotted today.

I spotted 2 minors on the A1 this morning, travelling North-bound in my blue 2-door I overtook a blue G-reg traveller (waves exchanged :) ) and also later saw a bright yellow pick-up with a trailer going the other way.
by Sidney'61
Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: Young Members
Topic: Summer Gathering
Replies: 12
Views: 4932

Re: Summer Gathering

If you'd like to enter the rally the form to download from their website is a bit of a pain so here it is! http://www.youngmembers.mmoc.org.uk/BMCRallyForm.doc
by Sidney'61
Mon Jun 13, 2011 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2101
Views: 305008

Re: Spotted today.

I saw a green A-reg traveller in Northampton at the cock a doodle diddley hotel junction in Kingsthorpe this afternoon, I was mith my dad in his BMW so no waves but I think it was the same car I waved at a year or so ago at the same junction! My sister's boyfriend also told me last week he saw a min...
by Sidney'61
Sun Jun 12, 2011 6:47 pm
Forum: Young Members
Topic: Summer Gathering
Replies: 12
Views: 4932

Re: Summer Gathering

A stand is now provisionally booked at the peterborough BMC weekend :D I'll post up an entry form soon.