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by MortisMinor
Wed Feb 11, 2009 4:24 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Engine still wont start
Replies: 4
Views: 1098

Thanks

thanks for that, its a 1098 system. But im still unsure of what makes the ing light(Ignition light) stop comming on. Its a dynamo car. I suspect the previouse restor has used any part he can get, as car parts are really expensive here, except from one suppler but apparently hes a bit iffy on the qua...
by MortisMinor
Wed Feb 11, 2009 2:40 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Engine still wont start
Replies: 4
Views: 1098

Engine still wont start

Okay, sorry if you’ve heard enough of my wngine problems but its really frustrating me!. Okay, so the car seemed a goon runner, starting third time of 9 year old petrol. But now when i come to start it, it wont!. So far ive had a faulty fuel pump and a burnt out HT to the coil. SO the fuel pump star...
by MortisMinor
Tue Feb 10, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Not starting!
Replies: 36
Views: 2914

GOOD!, the leads are diffrent yes but i have a pait of HTs wich fit on the cap and the plugs, and ive allready checked the plugs and they fit in the engine. Thank god for that. Thanks for your help :):):). Now back in the origional thread.
by MortisMinor
Tue Feb 10, 2009 6:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Not starting!
Replies: 36
Views: 2914

Hjack

Sorry, im hijacking this thread for a moment :p So, i went to check if it was the fuel pump. To my joy it was!, allthough i can now smell petrol, no spark. I traced this down to a burnt HT lead going from the coil. No problem, i went to my shelf pull out my leads distro etc planning to replace... gu...
by MortisMinor
Tue Feb 10, 2009 8:10 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Not starting!
Replies: 36
Views: 2914

http://homeweb.mah.se/~lurija/morrisminor.pdf Thats a link to the workshop manual, full of very usefull stuff, has helped me!. Gratz on getting your car started, must have been a sticky situation with all thoase kids!. If i saw a minor which had brokcked down i would offer to help not laugh. Anyway ...
by MortisMinor
Mon Feb 09, 2009 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: newbie introduction
Replies: 14
Views: 1366

Hey there, welcome to the forum. It a lovely place here, very friendly :). First, let me start off by saying that this does not look like a hard resto project. Some of the people on hear are completly devoted to there minors and they are simply beutiful, and i think your can be too!. First, are you ...
by MortisMinor
Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: snow
Replies: 66
Views: 5692

Im not completly sure thats legal :p. Good fun though.
by MortisMinor
Sun Feb 08, 2009 7:22 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: A Little Suprise
Replies: 9
Views: 1342

What sort of person would you expect to be into Minors?
He has a campervan a golf and a passat :P. Makes potery, and travels the world. Has soem intresting storys about africa though :P. Nice guy but i really didnt expect it.
by MortisMinor
Sun Feb 08, 2009 12:10 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: A Little Suprise
Replies: 9
Views: 1342

A Little Suprise

Okay, so i recently moved to the countryside. Infact all i can see from my window is fields and trees. ALlthough we do have a neighbourh. Hes not the sort of person you would except to be into minors. But to my suprise, he had seen my minor. He then told me he had restored 4!. This was great, he eve...
by MortisMinor
Sun Feb 01, 2009 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Saved minors
Replies: 28
Views: 3863

But surely there are other miraculously saved minors out there? I need inspiration!
Agreed, give us some inspiration!. My minor right now just looks like rusty scrapyard thingy.
by MortisMinor
Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where to start my restoriation
Replies: 6
Views: 1169

Where to start my restoriation

Lo there, im going to finally start my restoration. Ive had my minor for a few months now. I really haven’t done much in the time. It got a new air filter, and no seats on it, thats all. So im now going to officially start. Well the engine wont, but new ignition coil if on its was(Old one is faulty,...
by MortisMinor
Sun Jan 18, 2009 12:42 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Engine wont start, suspected igntion coil wiring problem
Replies: 9
Views: 1931

If its not the coil, then why did it stop running after i removed it?
by MortisMinor
Sun Jan 18, 2009 11:53 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Engine wont start, suspected igntion coil wiring problem
Replies: 9
Views: 1931

Okay, had anoter go at starting it. No more look. Did a test on the sparkplugs by taking one out then conecting it to the HT so i could see if it sparked. No luck, no spark. So im sure its the coil ive wired wrongly. As far as i can see there are 2 whish wires, which connects to the connectors at ea...
by MortisMinor
Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:30 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Engine wont start, suspected igntion coil wiring problem
Replies: 9
Views: 1931

Yeah im sure its not the fuel pump since it worked finebefore, ill check the pump though. One last thing, there is a red cable connectng to my coil too. ANyway ill try swap the two greenishy ones over see i it works, probably wont have much luck though:(.
by MortisMinor
Sun Jan 11, 2009 12:14 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Engine wont start, suspected igntion coil wiring problem
Replies: 9
Views: 1931

Engine wont start, suspected igntion coil wiring problem

He, i took out my ignition coil a wile back to clean it up . ow today i came to start it up, it started before. But today the starter moor just ran until it became flat i tryed using the choke but to no avail. I fear i may have wired it wrongly, there is noinfo on ths in the leyland manual So, can a...
by MortisMinor
Sun Jan 04, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: twin engines
Replies: 28
Views: 4925

Like Nick Mans old minor( I think thats what his called). Very intresting project, and would be a seriously fast minor. Talking about fast minors. What is the fastest road legal minor?.
by MortisMinor
Thu Dec 11, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: What engine i have
Replies: 8
Views: 1300

What engine i have

Hey, i bought my minor as a car to resore with not much info. SOme informaion idid get is that its had a new engine for unleaded, not sure what engine though. Its definatly an a seres with the almond green rockers. theres a plate on he engine with some numbers on it. Could this be the answer?
by MortisMinor
Thu Dec 11, 2008 7:45 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Starting handle
Replies: 9
Views: 1710

ive neve started my car with the starting handle but ive got close up this the braket thing on my 69 minor. Dont take my word for it though. That thing the starter handle pushes again looks like it will slip off if it is turned anti clockwise, and ther should be a movable part on the handle so in th...
by MortisMinor
Sun Dec 07, 2008 7:14 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: paint colour
Replies: 8
Views: 2148

http://morrisminoroc.co.uk/index.php?na ... ic&t=14630

theres a colour chart :), note that not all thease coloures are used on moggys

Edit:

OOps, just notcided that only goes up to 1967, will the colour differ too much?
by MortisMinor
Sun Dec 07, 2008 4:13 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Nuts, do they all go one way?
Replies: 7
Views: 1196

Thanks, that would explain it, i only foudn them on the front panel(Grill Attacher Thingy) and the wings. All sorrted now :).