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by moggiethouable
Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alloy wheels
Replies: 16
Views: 8040

Re: Alloy wheels

Not sure if this will help.
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by moggiethouable
Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Minor Monthly Magazine
Replies: 33
Views: 5793

Re: Minor Monthly Magazine

I renewed today in the old fashioned way by ringing Blaze publishing on 01926 339808 and keying extn 3 for subscriptions.(credit or debit card required)
They reckon the first copy should be out in mid March.
by moggiethouable
Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Water Pump Woes
Replies: 19
Views: 2862

Re: Water Pump Woes

bmcecosse wrote:Put in a bit of engine oil - if you pump in grease with a grease gun - you will damage the seals.......
I have just discovered this reply, thanks Roy.
by moggiethouable
Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 30,000 Posts
Replies: 21
Views: 2584

Re: 30,000 Posts

Oh dear - this is my 30,000 post....... I wonder how much time that represents..... I'm sure Mrs Bmc could tell me - if I dared to ask...... :lol: :lol: :roll: As a newcomer I am also grateful for the input Roy, and if your missus is anything like mine she probably is happy as Larry with the fact t...
by moggiethouable
Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:31 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: water pump lubrication
Replies: 23
Views: 3231

Re: water pump lubrication

Well, Whit is 20tpi and unf 27 tpi also at a quarter dia.I think the former is way too coarse and the latter a fraction finer than I have measured. At 26 tpi the BSF thread is pretty dashed close to unf at 27 tpi though. Even the old British cycle thread appears to be close at 26 tpi with an angle o...
by moggiethouable
Mon Feb 27, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: water pump lubrication
Replies: 23
Views: 3231

Re: water pump lubrication

It seems theres not anything else that comes close, I have checked 1/8 bsp, M6, M5 and others besides that Roy mentions, We have some of those here at work. Bearing in mind the cars provenance metric was always doubtful and as bsp is measured on the bore size of the fitting not the o.d. and Ive had ...
by moggiethouable
Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:36 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: water pump lubrication
Replies: 23
Views: 3231

Re: water pump lubrication

1/4 bsf, (26 tpi) for the nipples on the upper and lower trunnions.Assuming Tom Roy gave me the right ones saturday gone, which I am pretty sure they did.
The water pump I aint sure yet, but as said may not now be relevant.
by moggiethouable
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: water pump lubrication
Replies: 23
Views: 3231

Re: water pump lubrication

:D For my own part I dont yet know the answer, but I feel I should, so will find out.
by moggiethouable
Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:41 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: water pump lubrication
Replies: 23
Views: 3231

Re: water pump lubrication

This makes getting grease in there that little bit more difficult, I can make assumptions as to why they did it,but wondered if anyone knew the thread size, 1/8" bsp perhaps? Can anyone please answer part of the original question above What thread size are the grease nipples? I shall suss the threa...
by moggiethouable
Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: water pump lubrication
Replies: 23
Views: 3231

Re: water pump lubrication

MarkyB wrote:
an ultrasonic touch probe complete with headphones
Where did you get this? Sounds interesting.
www.leak-detector.co.uk the little blue one is used by garages for bearing condition monitoring.
by moggiethouable
Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:29 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: water pump lubrication
Replies: 23
Views: 3231

Re: water pump lubrication

If it's 'ultrasonic' you won't be able to hear anything............ :roll: Good point Roy, but what it does is listen for ultrasonic noises only, I forget the exact frequency range but basically all moving parts give off ultrasonic noise, which as you say we cant hear, the unit then heterodynes the...
by moggiethouable
Sat Feb 25, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stainless Steel sills for 2 door
Replies: 12
Views: 2954

Re: Stainless Steel sills for 2 door

I supply engineering parts on a very regular basis as part of my lot in life. It is worth noting the dispatcher of parts has to insure to the value of the parts which drives the carriage charge up,the supplier can then increase his carriage costs or take the hit himself reducing his profit margin, o...
by moggiethouable
Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: water pump lubrication
Replies: 23
Views: 3231

Re: water pump lubrication

Thanks Roy, interestingly Ive just picked up some parts for a service and the local Morris dealer said exactly the same. What set me on the track was the noise from said pump was louder than anything else I could hear, it is worth mentioning though I was (just for fun) using an ultrasonic touch prob...
by moggiethouable
Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: water pump lubrication
Replies: 23
Views: 3231

Re: water pump lubrication

Good advice and thanks for that, it would be good to affix something permanent as well.
by moggiethouable
Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How many Minors can you count?
Replies: 11
Views: 1242

Re: How many Minors can you count?

Puts me in mind of a film available on dvd called the straight story.
Alvin Strait decides to visit his brother-interstate and his only form of transport is a John Deere lawnmower,well worth a watch, a gentle film.
by moggiethouable
Thu Feb 23, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: water pump lubrication
Replies: 23
Views: 3231

water pump lubrication

At some stage in the Minors evolution Mr Morris or his entourage took away the grease nipple that resides between the bearings in the water pump and replaced it with a cap head screw. This makes getting grease in there that little bit more difficult, I can make assumptions as to why they did it,but ...
by moggiethouable
Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:17 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Water Pump Woes
Replies: 19
Views: 2862

Re: Water Pump Woes

Can I ask fellas is it better to use grease or oil on the water pump?
As a screw is attached for said lubrication I assumed it would be oil, mine is an original water pump with the screwdriver slot screw fitted.
by moggiethouable
Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: technical manual required
Replies: 6
Views: 967

Re: technical manual required

Many thanks people, I have just found the reprinted new leyland copy through Tomroy at a slightly better price, I live fairly close by so will pick one up there.Sorted. :D
by moggiethouable
Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: Problems with the Messageboard
Topic: How to post a photo
Replies: 89
Views: 16954

Re: How to post a photo

it works
by moggiethouable
Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: technical manual required
Replies: 6
Views: 967

Re: technical manual required

Thanks, I find the Haynes these days a poor copy, photos are blurry.