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by mattyguk1
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Drivers door card
Replies: 3
Views: 166

Re: Drivers door card

Thanks, it’s a 1970 4 door with the pressed lines in it not the plain type. thanks again Matt
by mattyguk1
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Drivers door card
Replies: 3
Views: 166

Drivers door card

Hi all, I’m looking for a drivers side (right hand) door card in light blue in useable condition if anybody can help? Thanks in advance Matt
by mattyguk1
Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Rear window interior surround?
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: Rear window interior surround?

That should do the job, thanks John
by mattyguk1
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Rear window interior surround?
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Re: Rear window interior surround?

Cheers John much appreciated. Is it ply or hardboard?
by mattyguk1
Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Rear window interior surround?
Replies: 5
Views: 165

Rear window interior surround?

Hi all, I’m currently re fitting the interior of the 4 door saloon I’ve been recommissioning but I’m missing a panel. The piece that sits below the rear screen is missing, is it just a piece of ply or hardboard covered in headlining material? Can anybody direct me to a picture of one so I can fabric...
by mattyguk1
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Roof sound deadening adhesive?
Replies: 6
Views: 339

Re: Roof sound deadening adhesive?

Thanks chaps, what is the preferred material to stick back up? It was like a horse hair matting?
by mattyguk1
Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Roof sound deadening adhesive?
Replies: 6
Views: 339

Roof sound deadening adhesive?

Hi all, I’m in the process of replacing the headlining and need to replace the insulation above it first. Previously it’s been stuck up with bitumen but what’s recommended now? I’m worried if I use the wrong adhesive it may come loose in the summer when the roof gets hot, any advise on adhesive type...
by mattyguk1
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Horn push spring?
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Re: Horn push spring?

Perfect thanks
by mattyguk1
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Horn push spring?
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Horn push spring?

Hi all, I appear to have lost the compression spring that fits around the insulated sleeve inside steering column that operates the horn when pushed. Can anybody give me the correct size spring required, I’ve measured and it looks about 11mm internal and 25mm long but correct size would be good if p...
by mattyguk1
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Rear light wiring confusion!
Replies: 14
Views: 660

Re: Rear light wiring confusion!

Thanks as always chaps, everything is working now except indicators front and back so need to trouble shoot them!
by mattyguk1
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Rear light wiring confusion!
Replies: 14
Views: 660

Rear light wiring confusion!

Hi all, I’m re wiring the rear lights on my 1970 saloon and have lost the pictures I took of connections before I stripped it down! I’ve added pictures but could use any help. At the moment I’ve got the blacks from each side together for earth, green and white from loom to green right side. Green/re...
by mattyguk1
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: 063 or 038 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 492

Re: 063 or 038 ?

Thanks chaps, I’ll go for the 038 to save problems I think
by mattyguk1
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: 063 or 038 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 492

063 or 038 ?

Hi all, I’m looking to fit a new battery to the minor now I have it running. It’s positive earth with no add ons, so which is preferable the 063 or 038?
by mattyguk1
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Teething problems!
Replies: 13
Views: 632

Re: Teething problems!

Coil wires corrected and it fired up nicely. Thanks all.
by mattyguk1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Teething problems!
Replies: 13
Views: 632

Re: Teething problems!

Thanks John I appreciate the help, I’ll change around tomorrow and let you know how I get on
by mattyguk1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Teething problems!
Replies: 13
Views: 632

Re: Teething problems!

Just taken a look at the coil connections, please see pictures...I have the white/black and white wires to positive and green wire to negative a black/white wire from loom is connected to distributor? 2nd picture?
by mattyguk1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Teething problems!
Replies: 13
Views: 632

Re: Teething problems!

Thanks chaps, I'll strip it down again and check. So on positive earth the two white/black wires are to negative terminal on coil and positive is to low tension connector is that correct?
by mattyguk1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Teething problems!
Replies: 13
Views: 632

Re: Teething problems!

Hi Phil I’ve got.... plastic top hat at bottom followed by points spring then condenser wire and low tension lead then another plastic top hat on top and nut? Picture added
by mattyguk1
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Teething problems!
Replies: 13
Views: 632

Teething problems!

Hi all, I've finally got my minor back together after engine rebuild etc but have a problem now with the ignition system! It's still positive earth, to begin with I didn't have a spark at plugs coil or points so I took points out cleaned and reset. Still no spark so I set about checking 12v was reac...
by mattyguk1
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Earth strap positions?
Replies: 9
Views: 470

Re: Earth strap positions?

Thanks Phil, so I can do away with the bulkhead one and fit gearbox to chassis and the one you've pictured great