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- Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:00 am
- Forum: Series MM Register
- Topic: glovebox clock dial
- Replies: 4
- Views: 394
May be meths will do it. It is usually laquer on coil wires. I have been looking for a dial also as I have a black faced wind up Smiths clock in the hole at the moment while the metal glove box motif is being repainted. It is the same diameter as the white dial.
I modified my series MM about 20 years ago and cut 1&1/2" from the floor. When I converted it back to side valve I just welded the piece back in. I had changed the cross member for the gear box also the propshaft and rear axle. The 1275cc MG engine is in my pick up now.
In 1972 I bought 70 fire pump engines from a scrap man near Doncaster. They were series E type engines, brand new in crates ex army with a bronze fire pump engine attached. He was scrapping the engines and keeping the fire pumps. The first batch I collected were just the bare engine, but in the end ...
- Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:05 pm
- Forum: Stolen!
- Topic: Stolen YMC 254 1952 Convertible Clarendon Gray
- Replies: 3
- Views: 1246
Sorry to hear that, they must have had a trailer, usually with a fuel shut off it will only go about 500 yards.
I have also read recently the the "green" electric cars just stop when they go wrong and can dump you in the fast lane, never mind the smart inside lane. Maybe they should have ejector seats fitted biased to propel you onto the grass?!! Get the hydrogen conversions going then we can all be clean. Cu...
- Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:33 pm
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Engine and Gearbox Oil
- Replies: 16
- Views: 686
I have used nothing but Duckhams 20-50 since 1962 and have had no trouble using it in my 1935, 1951 and 1963 morris cars. I used to have a Lotus super 7 in the 60s and couldn't get Duckhams once so put Castrol 20-50 in and there was a 5lbs lower oil pressure when hot. I have used Castrol since it wa...
We also had a large set when I was with BP Tankers, It ran right down the engineers alleway port to stbd on the cross alleway back down the next cross alleyway and back to the start, we used to do a 24 hour Le mans now and again usually fron the gulf down to Aussi. Great times!!
- Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:35 pm
- Forum: Bodywork
- Topic: Split screen windscreen fitting
- Replies: 39
- Views: 3269
I have just fitted new old stock glass(1952) and a new rubber, it was too slack in the frame, luckily I had an older new rubber I had bought in 1984 and it went in OK. the new glass was the same thickness as original.The original triplex date was Dec 1950, I didn't know how bad the old glass was unt...