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- Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:10 pm
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Hello from north London!
- Replies: 45
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Hi Napoleon, Car not warming up - check for thermostat as other have said. If there isn't one in the housing suspect the worse and flush the system thoroughly to see what comes out. That may be enough but I would have the radiator tested by a professional. If you have a thermostat, put it in a pan o...
- Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:21 pm
- Forum: Concours Forum
- Topic: Rocker cover labels - rivet or stick?
- Replies: 6
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https://www.mmoc.org.uk/Messageboard/download/file.php?mode=view&id=7437 Hi Brian, Pop rivets were never used for this purpose. Soft copper rivets were and they would have been stamped to the rocker covers during production. They started when the 'Austin' (A series 803cc) engine arrived and carried ...
- Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:54 pm
- Forum: Series MM Register
- Topic: Outer headlight rim
- Replies: 19
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I somehow acquired 3no secondhand split rims sometime ago. All three were rechromed for a 1952 MM restoration. I kept two and only rejected the third one as the Chromers polished a small corner off the rim where the join is at the bottom of the rim. It has original screw and is in my garage somewher...
Without any details on age or past maintenance - In a wearing contest between metal and plastic materials, metal will always win. Are the wiper arms stopping in the same position when testing? I would clean the plastic gear very thoroughly and examine for any damaged or broken teeth. If found replac...
You say that you wouldn't let anyone smoke in your car now, and neither would I, but Minors come from an era where an awful lot of Minors were smoked in especially the early models. Different days! I have owned quite a few Minors over the years and because I don't smoke I used to take out the under ...
Personally, I would trial fit all the outer panels before painting. You can then fettle, pull, push, and bend them in to the position that achieves the best fit for your car. You can also skim fill imperfections as required at this point. Paint them off the car and final fit when dry using tape on s...