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by AnimalJack
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: thrust washer catching ??
Replies: 4
Views: 355

Re: thrust washer catching ??

Thanks Phil , I will have a go this weekend and let you know how I get on......
by AnimalJack
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: thrust washer catching ??
Replies: 4
Views: 355

Re: thrust washer catching ??

Hi Phil ,( sorry about the delay -I often have trouble logging into this forum- I keep contacting admin and I changed my password yesterday and it blocked again today :roll: ) Anyhow...... the engine is 1100 and the gearbox is the later type ribbed . the clutch plate was replaced when the engine was...
by AnimalJack
Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: thrust washer catching ??
Replies: 4
Views: 355

thrust washer catching ??

Hi , Ive just put a new engine and gear box in my van ( they were both rebuilt by an engineer I bought them from - 5+yrs ago and have been in a dry garage ) The engine is sounding very good -but when I depress the clutch pedal ,it sounds like the thrust washer is touching the drive shaft and even th...
by AnimalJack
Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: victorian terrace -Fireplace -back casting?
Replies: 8
Views: 1773

Re: victorian terrace -Fireplace -back casting?

Thanks for all the help so far ...........Im going to try again with a lime mortar mix as the more I think about it they would only have had Lime , Ash and soil -and possibly sand , to work with and the bits of original back castings that I found were very porus -lightweight and looked like a mix of...
by AnimalJack
Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: victorian terrace -Fireplace -back casting?
Replies: 8
Views: 1773

Re: victorian terrace -Fireplace -back casting?

Thanks for that ! I will get in touch with the centre and let you know how I get on . A.
by AnimalJack
Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:58 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: victorian terrace -Fireplace -back casting?
Replies: 8
Views: 1773

victorian terrace -Fireplace -back casting?

Hi -I know this is way off the Moggy track -but ive found that many fellow moggy owners tend to have similar habits....so here goes... Im renovating an old terrace house and ive re opened all the fireplaces.......Ive used firebricks in the three upstairs (like the type you can buy in lots of places ...
by AnimalJack
Sun Nov 29, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: little winter project
Replies: 6
Views: 1710

little winter project

Nice little winter project here for someone ... :D http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/like/Morris-Minor-Van-Spares-Remains/262166379676?hlpht=true&ops=true&viphx=1&_trksid=p5197.c100068.m2280&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIC.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20140211130857%26meid%3Dbb3d3e8823da49b2a5612f9f99d72517%26p...
by AnimalJack
Sat Oct 17, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: adding extras - sensible junction box ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1253

Re: adding extras - sensible junction box ?

Thanks !! that has really helped .
by AnimalJack
Sat Oct 17, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: adding extras - sensible junction box ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1253

adding extras - sensible junction box ?

Ive just put a new loom in my van but Ive left all the clocks and extras disconnected because the old wiring was a myriad of add -ons ..........so I was hoping someone could advise on fitting an additional junction box or something so I could wire up things like amp gauge , cigarette lighter (more f...
by AnimalJack
Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:25 am
Forum: Other
Topic: type of seats in a 57 van
Replies: 4
Views: 1692

Re: type of seats in a 57 van

Thanks .........I was given some extra ones with the van when I bought it and the previous owner thought they were original - but they look more like car type to me .....and then I bought some basic lcv ones as temps - but they really look like the right ones - and seeing yours now I think must be ....
by AnimalJack
Fri Sep 11, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: type of seats in a 57 van
Replies: 4
Views: 1692

type of seats in a 57 van

would anyone know please , which type of seats would have been in in a 1957 van when new, the colour of the van is Beige(BG8 -not the sandy)
by AnimalJack
Sun Jul 05, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: old log book for gpo van- id numbers
Replies: 2
Views: 1096

Re: old log book for gpo van- id numbers

Thanks for your help !
by AnimalJack
Sat Jul 04, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: old log book for gpo van- id numbers
Replies: 2
Views: 1096

old log book for gpo van- id numbers

I sent of for the details on my van and the dvla sent copies of the original log book - Under the section 'Type of Model' it has A A V 1 5 . Even the dvla put a ? next to it ....and I was hoping someone may know what they mean please.
by AnimalJack
Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:45 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: StarterMotors- New or Recon ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1869

Re: StarterMotors- New or Recon ?

Thanks for all the info' Im going to keep the old one and have a go ........I just don't like the idea of chucking things out -if they can be restored...........but I was interested to see whether the old ones (once re-built then, ) are better than the new type .
by AnimalJack
Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: StarterMotors- New or Recon ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1869

StarterMotors- New or Recon ?

Ive just bought a new starter motor and can see that they now make them quite differently to the old ones There is no easy access to replace the brushes and the bendix looks factory-machine fixed and probably not replaceable ....and was wondering whether it would be better to recondition the origina...
by AnimalJack
Wed Mar 18, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: trying to ID early beige code 1957 van
Replies: 6
Views: 2186

Re: trying to ID early beige code 1957 van

Just thinking then , ....would those issued in primer - be classed as 'Grey' on the first log book.
I got copies of the original documents from dvla and the first one states the colour as Beige..........but it does look just like a primer or Grey when I find original paint .
by AnimalJack
Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: trying to ID early beige code 1957 van
Replies: 6
Views: 2186

Re: trying to ID early beige code 1957 van

.1. Hi Russ , ...no I haven't had this one long .....the inner B posts are the colour I described


2. Thanks ...I will check out that code . Its not the sandy beige , its much more grey . ....so the BG8 may be the one ....
by AnimalJack
Sun Feb 15, 2015 11:49 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: trying to ID early beige code 1957 van
Replies: 6
Views: 2186

trying to ID early beige code 1957 van

Hi just wondering if anyone knows the code for ' Beige ' its on a 1957 van. ( not my old green workmobile in the photo ) Ive checked the chassis code and the first reg log book etc and it just states Beige ....but when I find bits of the original-like inside the inner dash etc... it looks more like ...
by AnimalJack
Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:07 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: miss fire 1098
Replies: 28
Views: 4998

Re: miss fire 1098

just a thought as Ive had a similar thing with my van recently and today I decided to drain the petrol tank and flush it out a few times - each time filtering the petrol ...........I was amazed at the amount of stuff that came out and so far its running really well
by AnimalJack
Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: manifold with 'flats' and threaded inserts ?
Replies: 18
Views: 2318

Re: manifold with 'flats' and threaded inserts ?

HOLD THE BUS ! Ive just seen the one you mean on Ebay .........that's a bit steep in it !?

.........on second thoughts ......

does anyone want to make me an offer on an extremely rare manifold !!!!!! :lol: :D :lol: