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by MattsGPOvan
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Strange ticking noise
Replies: 25
Views: 978

Re: Strange ticking noise

Also some of the Chinese starter motors are causing lots of problems....!!!!!!
by MattsGPOvan
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Strange ticking noise
Replies: 25
Views: 978

Re: Strange ticking noise

Rear Crank oil seal or gearbox oil seal ( mod ) or scoll and housing leaking oil .... And flicking it all over the Bell housing and also into the starter motor engagement Pinion.... Try taking out starter and washing the pinion in petrol...... When dry just bolt it back in.....Do not oil the shaft i...
by MattsGPOvan
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: TIG welder
Replies: 9
Views: 417

Re: TIG welder

Once your at a high level TIG welding is a lot faster... and easier to clean up..... but more Prep is needed..... my work now is about 45 MIG 40 TIG 15 Gas.
by MattsGPOvan
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: TIG welder
Replies: 9
Views: 417

Re: TIG welder

Hi Paul, they’re not too bad are they... R-tech No bells or whistles.... But some of their newer range is very nice..... Square wave ...triangle wave you name it. They also have their in-house service department where two old boys are tinkering away. I am privileged here by having a very expensive w...
by MattsGPOvan
Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: TIG welder
Replies: 9
Views: 417

Re: TIG welder

You will not look back... You can buy a nice DC TIG from R- Tech Welding in Gloucester... I have been up there and met the lads and the customer service is brilliant.... It’s like a microform of gas welding but with electricity and argon gas, and you need good eyesight..... and a steady hand. Pop do...
by MattsGPOvan
Sun May 31, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: GPO Van Re made.
Replies: 30
Views: 1054

Re: GPO Van Re made.

Cool, at 49 years old what is a good website to use. Cheers Matt. Why do you need to use a 3rd party site and not just load images direct to the Forum as required? Are you storing all your images of everything in life to the same 3rd party hosting, and then just linking for convenience? That site y...
by MattsGPOvan
Sun May 31, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: GPO Van Re made.
Replies: 30
Views: 1054

Re: GPO Van Re made.

les wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 6:11 pm
Are you using a laptop or an iPad Matt ?
Hi Les , just me Phone....😉
by MattsGPOvan
Sun May 31, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: GPO Van Re made.
Replies: 30
Views: 1054

Re: GPO Van Re made.

Cool, at 49 years old what is a good website to use.

Cheers Matt.
by MattsGPOvan
Sun May 31, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Piston Height Above Deck of Block
Replies: 11
Views: 368

Re: Piston Height Above Deck of Block

Dry building a engine is always a good idea to assess the work that’s needed.

Moving parts around on a NEW build could help you .
You are looking for all 4 pistons at the correct deck height.
by MattsGPOvan
Sun May 31, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Number plate lights
Replies: 3
Views: 181

Re: Number plate lights

Check the bulb and if good check the continuity from a to b on the No plate light terminals.
by MattsGPOvan
Sun May 31, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Proper Barn Find
Replies: 12
Views: 471

Re: Proper Barn Find

We can restore it
by MattsGPOvan
Sat May 30, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: GPO Van Re made.
Replies: 30
Views: 1054

Re: GPO Van Re made.

Starting to restore the GPO wooden load floor. https://i.postimg.cc/Lqn5C1gN/20-E1-AA7-B-EC6-C-42-CE-B789-7937-E838-FED6.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/XX0FJsCW/32-F3-F1-DF-BF5-D-4635-9171-4-F45-C0739575.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/75QY2Zt7/93-DD7463-0393-402-B-899-A-1-F4-CD453-F1-AD.jpg No paint under the p...
by MattsGPOvan
Wed May 27, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: 1952 Convertible
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Re: 1952 Convertible

Hi John, Rare car there, this forum for one will help you immensely, Try to buy the clubs service manual CD,s etc. I have 33 years of professional bodywork and paint and Highend restoration to help you with. And some of the guys on here are extremely good with early cars....😉 Cheers Matt Precision p...
by MattsGPOvan
Tue May 26, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: GPO Van Re made.
Replies: 30
Views: 1054

Re: GPO Van Re made.

Also Les is the flap part of the C.post ?.

Or part of the outer skin of lamp panel area?.

Because it looks like it’s part of the lamp panel.?

I can appreciate it very difficult to explain.
by MattsGPOvan
Tue May 26, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: GPO Van Re made.
Replies: 30
Views: 1054

Re: GPO Van Re made.

Arrrr..😉 That flap .... when l restored the C.post l made it a lot longer than it was needed.... But what I didn’t do was add this flap . So l will do this and shorten the Post a wee bit. So that flap Spot welds to the inner rear panel for extra strength for the quarter panel. Thank you Les.... spot...
by MattsGPOvan
Tue May 26, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: GPO Van Re made.
Replies: 30
Views: 1054

Re: GPO Van Re made.

Hi Les, as my Top go to Morris Van fan ... how does my restored C. post fit to the rear panel. Does it sit on top and was then gas welded? Or do you cut out a piece of the rear panel so that the C. Post sits maybe 2/3” below the Top of the rear panel. ???? As you know Les my van was in VERY poor sta...
by MattsGPOvan
Tue May 26, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: radiator
Replies: 5
Views: 202

Re: radiator

If I needed to buy a Minor radiator this is the one I would buy:- https://www.morrisminorspares.com/cooling-system-heater-c52/radiator-cooling-heating-c53/genuine-small-tank-o-h-v-radiator-manufactured-using-the-original-bmc-tooling-fits-all-models-from-august-1960-onwards-p829671 No need to buy an...
by MattsGPOvan
Tue May 26, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Speedo facia studs
Replies: 7
Views: 209

Re: Speedo facia studs

Great stuff Don, I’m a long way putting these trims on my van .. it’s the short ones in height . My ones are in my extremely waited loft. TPI 32 number seems high for UNC is it UNF What I have found over the years is lowdown on the Morris there are more BSF / Whitworth and a higher up the car you go...
by MattsGPOvan
Mon May 25, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Chassis legs to cross member connection
Replies: 9
Views: 378

Re: Chassis legs to cross member connection

Sent it to me at Precision Panel Craft or replace the lip....😉

No seriously here to help.
by MattsGPOvan
Mon May 25, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Brake lights not working
Replies: 3
Views: 281

Re: Brake lights not working

Disconnect the brake light wires from that switch and hold them together will see if the brake lights work. I promise you won’t get electrocuted 😉.

Or check continuity on the bulb.

And just generally check connections.

Brake light switches are poor nowadays.

Also what year is your Morris ?.