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by taupe
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Horn brackets
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: Horn brackets

Hi Sandun

Taff the horn should have them or know where they can be obtained.

http://taffthehorns.com/

I know he makes some brackets himself too.

Taupe
by taupe
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: Radiator
Replies: 12
Views: 487

Re: Radiator

^ Made me smile....:D :D
by taupe
Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Loose quarterlight lever
Replies: 5
Views: 199

Re: Loose quarterlight lever

Hi I would get a second hand one from ebay and fit it temp. whilst you attempt a repair to your old one. I think the glass will need to come out on your old one to enable the rivet to be hammered tighter as others have advised...If you manage to repair it then great you can refit your old one and pu...
by taupe
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Other
Topic: New boot carpet
Replies: 8
Views: 358

Re: New boot carpet

by taupe
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: New boot carpet
Replies: 8
Views: 358

Re: New boot carpet

You should fit a nice stainless cover over the fuel tube... :D :D Hi My new axle perches arrived from ESM, they are fit for purpose …but are not the original pressings shown on their spares site so will be returned and I will have to fabricate a replacement or patch the old one… apparently original ...
by taupe
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: anchor point
Replies: 14
Views: 375

Re: anchor point

Isnt it the rear handbrake anchor point for the rear end of the ratchet gear?

Or is it further back than that point?
by taupe
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Ball Joint - washer?
Replies: 12
Views: 401

Re: Ball Joint - washer?

Hi I got confused by those washers on my MG years ago...Im pretty sure that the washer with a step held the ball seal in place (and supported it within the ball joint) and was then peened in. What happens is as the ball joint wears and starts to get very loose it pops the inner seal and this washer ...
by taupe
Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: UFN 456 bootlid and lock
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: UFN 456 bootlid and lock

2BA helical inserts is what I would be using... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/V-Coil-Helical-Wire-Thread-Insert-Second-Lead-Tap-for-BA-2-BA/180943705330?hash=item2a2115d4f2:g:vbkAAMXQWx1RG2kE https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Recoil-BA-Thread-Repair-Inserts-2BA-x-1-5D-31-TPI-Pack-of-10/162596119649?epid=15352...
by taupe
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Cleaning wiring harness
Replies: 3
Views: 286

Re: Cleaning wiring harness

Steam clean..borrow a household one or wallpaper steamer..soap it up and wash/steam it off for a concourse look :wink:
by taupe
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Core Plugs
Replies: 6
Views: 321

Re: Core Plugs

I use Heldite jointing compound similar stuff to welseal...

taupe
by taupe
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Everything that worried us re new Mot
Replies: 10
Views: 826

Re: Everything that worried us re new Mot

This topic would be interesting if it was a car with a new MOT that had dangerous defects... The vehicle is exempt from MOT but the driver remains responsible for keeping it roadworthy as all other drivers are....MOT or not Im sure there are thousands of modern cars out there that could be stopped, ...
by taupe
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: front panel/grille sorround and radiator panel colour
Replies: 20
Views: 1075

Re: front panel/grille sorround and radiator panel colour

Both

At factory panel fitted in black paint and then exposed top rail parts painted in body colour..

Taupe
by taupe
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Beading trim
Replies: 4
Views: 565

Re: Beading trim

If stapling I recommend using corrosion resistant 'monel metal'staples in your staple gun...these are cupro nickel.

Im fairly sure the trims were stapled at the Morris factory..


Taupe
by taupe
Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Rear Spring Hanger Cover Plate
Replies: 7
Views: 607

Re: Rear Spring Hanger Cover Plate

Yes Rob Get your name cut into the side in case you lend it out and theres a query over who owns it! Are you using Ground Stock for the flat bars? The key thing with the jig is to be very careful when welding it to keep it all square and in alignment, I also used bronze where the pins are fitted so ...
by taupe
Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rear wheel bearings and brakes
Replies: 8
Views: 446

Re: Rear wheel bearings and brakes

Murrayminor wrote:
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:42 pm

It seemed the correct way round with the spiral facing the diff.

Dermot.
The spiral or lip should face out towards the bearing as on the pic attached above, not towards the diff....
by taupe
Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Rear Spring Hanger Cover Plate
Replies: 7
Views: 607

Re: Rear Spring Hanger Cover Plate

This is where they go Hi Trial fitted the rear wing tonight... after a bit of jiggling around it seems to fit quite well so Im doing some lining up using the timber and rear floor before doing any welding... http://i618.photobucket.com/albums/tt265/velocette_album/Traveller/rearwheelarch002_zps683fe...
by taupe
Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Rear Spring Hanger Cover Plate
Replies: 7
Views: 607

Re: Rear Spring Hanger Cover Plate

Hi you should fit the shipping bracket to the outside, you can cut off the eye part if you are worried about a rust trap...

Part No: RP128(A)
Description:
Shipping Bracket(Rear Inner Wing)*2 required*.


Taupe
by taupe
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chicken, Fox, Bag of Grain...
Replies: 4
Views: 397

Re: Chicken, Fox, Bag of Grain...

Rob

I just bought a box of 50 Morris Minor Champion plugs so I dont have to do that ever!

Taupe
by taupe
Mon Oct 22, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lovely Rusty Traveller
Replies: 9
Views: 579

Lovely Rusty Traveller

Is it just me or does this rust paint look great on a traveller! ?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1971-Morris- ... :rk:3:pf:0

Taupe