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by sparesman
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: *WANTED* Split screen early morris 2 or 4 door
Replies: 1
Views: 74

Re: *WANTED* Split screen early morris 2 or 4 door

I have a 1952 2 door MM in Thames Blue which I am considering selling as I need the garage space to garage my daughter's Minor. It has done 16000 miles and was stored from 1975 to 2012.
For further details please phone me.
Bryan Gostling, MMOC Spares Manager
by sparesman
Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: H J PUGH AUCTION 7th MARCH LOWLIGHT & S2 TRAVELLER
Replies: 0
Views: 247

H J PUGH AUCTION 7th MARCH LOWLIGHT & S2 TRAVELLER

Amongst the many classic cars for sale there is a 1950 lowlight saloon looking fairly complete , a 1955/56 Series 2 Traveller looking fairly rough and a decent looking 55 Series 2 saloon
by sparesman
Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: GOOD RESTORED/ORIGINAL S11 PANELS
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Re: GOOD RESTORED/ORIGINAL S11 PANELS

Have now collected the panels and they are with me in Norfolk. They all came from an abandoned restoration in Essex , the guy was too busy restoring BMC 1100s which is his main business - he was just doing about £15000 of work on one !! The panels are all in primer having been professionally sandbl...
by sparesman
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: GOOD RESTORED/ORIGINAL S11 PANELS
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Re: GOOD RESTORED/ORIGINAL S11 PANELS

Have now collected the panels and they are with me in Norfolk. They all came from an abandoned restoration in Essex , the guy was too busy restoring BMC 1100s which is his main business - he was just doing about £15000 of work on one !! The panels are all in primer having been professionally sandbla...
by sparesman
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Morris mono-construction manual
Replies: 13
Views: 443

Re: Morris mono-construction manual

Forgot to say. We have a Morris Mono-Construction book in the club stocks available for £20.
by sparesman
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Morris mono-construction manual
Replies: 13
Views: 443

Re: Morris mono-construction manual

I had one of those alignment jigs which I rescued from a local BMC dealers when they closed down. Very useful when rebuilding an accident write-off tourer that our branch secretary bought to rebuild. Unfortunately I lent it to someone years ago and never got it back before he passed away and family ...
by sparesman
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Morris mono-construction manual
Replies: 13
Views: 443

Re: Morris mono-construction manual

I had one of those alignment jigs which I rescued from a local BMC dealers when they closed down. Very useful when rebuilding an accident write-off tourer that our branch secretary bought to rebuild. Unfortunately I lent it to someone years ago and never got it back before he passed away and family ...
by sparesman
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: USHM3 engine for rebuild
Replies: 1
Views: 151

Re: USHM3 engine for rebuild

Had a closer look at the engine today and the pistons fitted are plus 60. There is no sump,oil pump or oil filter housing.I have given the head a light clean and that looks ok.
by sparesman
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: 1950 LOWLIGHT FOR SALE ON EBAY
Replies: 0
Views: 112

1950 LOWLIGHT FOR SALE ON EBAY

Owned by same MMOC member family for 40 years this lowlight has been stored for 15 years following owner's motorcycle accident which has left him unable to drive the MM which was previously his father's car. Had a look today and it is in very sound condition bodywise but with lots of surface rust sp...
by sparesman
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: USHM3 engine for rebuild
Replies: 1
Views: 151

USHM3 engine for rebuild

I picked up a late MM engine today that has been stored for several years. There is no sump.
For sale for reconditioning for £100 complete with cylinder head and water jacket , or if these are not required then £50.
Please phone me on 07831 574495 for more info.
Bryan Gostling. MMOC Club Spares
by sparesman
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: GOOD RESTORED/ORIGINAL S11 PANELS
Replies: 4
Views: 410

GOOD RESTORED/ORIGINAL S11 PANELS

CLUB SPARES I am collecting this week a lot of panels from an abandoned 1954/5 late Series 2 Split-screen 4 door saloon restoration. I believe all the parts have been restored ready to fit and are in primer. Included Set of 4 doors Pair of rear wings - highcut type ? Pair of front wings , small side...
by sparesman
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: BUMPER VALANCE FOR LAST MINOR REBUILD
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Re: BUMPER VALANCE FOR LAST MINOR REBUILD

We have decided to use the original valance which is straight and repairable in order to maintain the originality of the car as much as possible. We will still be needing several ideally new old stock Morris parts where the original parts cannot be restored. If you have anything for a 1960s/70s 1098...
by sparesman
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: CLUB SPARES - PARTS FROM 1953 4 DOOR
Replies: 0
Views: 392

CLUB SPARES - PARTS FROM 1953 4 DOOR

See "parts for Sale" messageboard for list of parts we have just acquired - some suitable for MMs.
by sparesman
Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: CLUB SPARES - PARTS FROM 1953 SERIES 11 CHEESEGRATER SALOON
Replies: 0
Views: 473

CLUB SPARES - PARTS FROM 1953 SERIES 11 CHEESEGRATER SALOON

The club has recently acquired a lot of parts from a 1953 Series 11 4 door saloon that was dismantled many years ago for restoration. We are still going through the boxes but currently we have for sale:- For collection from Derby Cheesegrater from grille assembly , needs some small repairs £100 Set ...
by sparesman
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: 1952 MM 2 DOOR , LOW MILEAGE, VGC
Replies: 0
Views: 348

1952 MM 2 DOOR , LOW MILEAGE, VGC

1952 2 DOOR THAMES BLUE SERIES MM SALOON, MILEAGE 16000 BELIEVED GENUINE. ORIGINAL ESSEX REG NUMBER. BOUGHT IN 2012 AFTER BEING BARN STORED SINCE 1975.2 LADY OWNERS TO 1975 THEN 2 MORE WHO NEVER GOT ROUND TO REJUVENATING IT UP TO 2012.RETURNED TO ROAD WITHIN A FEW WEEKS OF BUYING AFTER REPLACING ORI...
by sparesman
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Ex Police Register
Topic: TBJ POLICE CAR
Replies: 5
Views: 2728

Re: TBJ POLICE CAR

20+ years ago I was given a photo of a line up of new TBJ Panda cars outside what I remember as being Felixstowe Police Station.
by sparesman
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: BUMPER VALANCE FOR LAST MINOR REBUILD
Replies: 1
Views: 242

BUMPER VALANCE FOR LAST MINOR REBUILD

For the club rebuild of the last Minor saloon which will be worked on at the Practical Classics Restoration Show at the NEC in March we are in need of a new old stock BMC front bumper valance and a rear bumper chrome in perfect condition. A rust free secondhand valance will be considered if we canno...
by sparesman
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: 1952 MM 2 DOOR , LOW MILEAGE, VGC
Replies: 0
Views: 756

1952 MM 2 DOOR , LOW MILEAGE, VGC

1952 2 DOOR THAMES BLUE SERIES MM SALOON, MILEAGE 16000 BELIEVED GENUINE . ORIGINAL ESSEX REG NUMBER. BOUGHT IN 2012 AFTER BEING BARN STORED SINCE 1975.2 LADY OWNERS TO 1975 THEN 2 MORE WHO NEVER GOT ROUND TO REJUVENATING IT UP TO 2012.RETURNED TO ROAD WITHIN A FEW WEEKS OF BUYING AFTER REPLACING OR...
by sparesman
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Old Lucas regulators
Replies: 13
Views: 468

Re: Old Lucas regulators

I have found that even new old stock boxed ones that have been sitting on the shelf since the 1950s often do not work. Is there anyone out there in the club who knows how to overhaul regulators or has the means of testing them?
by sparesman
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Identification of cylinder heads
Replies: 12
Views: 525

Re: Identification of cylinder heads

Phil Hit wrong key. My laptop has just run out of waranty and sudenly it is not typing double leters or numbers (as you can se from this uncorected sentence) and doing al sorts of weird things plus going very slow. Rather suspicious dont you think? Cannot easily get at the head to take photos as it ...