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by Alphaone
Fri Jul 07, 2006 7:59 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: 1949 PCD
Replies: 28
Views: 15121

Maybe I should point out that the idea of adding a tapered washer is to prevent the problem, not to repair a damaged wheel! The idea is that a washer (thin enough not to prevet the bolt thread engaging in the wheel), will provide a sacraficial wear surface & prevent the holes becoming worn from repe...
by Alphaone
Thu Jul 06, 2006 10:14 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: New Exhaust manifolds MM
Replies: 17
Views: 10444

Hi Rob, Paul Keith Scott.. How is the manifold project coming allong? - I have had a simmilar plan on the back burner for some time, never enough time to actually get it made though... and if you do get youself a decent pipe bender will be interested in a set! needs to be about 3" longer for my ALTA...
by Alphaone
Wed Mar 15, 2006 8:54 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Mazengarb head
Replies: 9
Views: 6877

Hi scott, it looks pretty close, also oval form to the bores for the same reason, slightly different shape maybe, sure i will get you a picture, if you can tell me how to put photos on this forum? i dont see my car so often at the moment as a freind is looing after it for me (no parking at my place)...
by Alphaone
Mon Mar 13, 2006 9:02 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Mazengarb head
Replies: 9
Views: 6877

scott, I had some fun with hommade gaskets, I had one blow too! a dumb suggestion perhaps but the ALTA gastket looks prett dam close to the one in you photograph, the holes are all in the same place after all, I recon it may just fit, and they are available remanufactured new form the MMOC. I love t...
by Alphaone
Mon Mar 13, 2006 8:54 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: alta head wanted
Replies: 53
Views: 21118

hi scott, glad you found something, the mazengarb is new to me but i took a look at the aus website & it looks pretty neet, if it goes anything like a well as the alta you will have a fun motor car! If i hadent fitted the alta to mine i would have sold it long a go - it was just too slow to be any f...
by Alphaone
Sun Mar 05, 2006 8:56 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: alta head wanted
Replies: 53
Views: 21118

Scott, as an asside i spoke to my farther recently & he is looking to sell his car two - this also is fitted with an ALTA! A car i know intimately as I spent much of my childhood in the back seat! it is a 1952 for door in black - so original that most of the paintwork is the original black 52 factor...
by Alphaone
Sat Jan 28, 2006 1:12 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Call for MM related articles / featured cars for website
Replies: 45
Views: 60996

Hi I have a bunch of stuff about my Car: a 53 convertible with ALTA conversion. How do I send it? I am new to website technology!
by Alphaone
Sat Jan 28, 2006 12:56 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: 1949 PCD
Replies: 28
Views: 15121

All the MM's & first few serise II cars had morris dirived running gear, which is different to the later Austin sourced parts common to A30 etc, the brakes & hubs are different designs although the same size. The 4,5" PCD is common to mainy other Morris & MG cars of the period & later, and even the ...
by Alphaone
Sat Jan 28, 2006 11:33 am
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: alta head wanted
Replies: 53
Views: 21118

The car was registered March 1953, convertible (original) in Devon UK, it is my first car & i have been driving it over 20 years. It was extensively restored to concours standard in the early 80's & won a few tropies in the UK MMOC masters category at the time. Originally Clarendon grey, now it is b...
by Alphaone
Fri Jan 27, 2006 8:45 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: alta head wanted
Replies: 53
Views: 21118

Hi I have an ALTA head & its on my car - I have been trying to sell it for a while, I want to sel the car complete. It goes really well!