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by Johnno
Sat Apr 15, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: engine
Replies: 6
Views: 3970

engine

Hiya all,just finished rebuilding my old sidevalve engine.Might not have much power but dont these units sound the bizz!!Have a good Easter all.
by Johnno
Tue Apr 11, 2006 8:32 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: mm master cylinder
Replies: 2
Views: 768

Thanks for the info Ray.
by Johnno
Mon Apr 10, 2006 8:09 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: mm master cylinder
Replies: 2
Views: 768

mm master cylinder

Hiya all,is the master cylinder interchangable between models?The master cylinder on my "52mm is scored and I feel a new(old) one is required.All the best,John.
by Johnno
Mon Apr 10, 2006 8:05 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: bleedin brakes!!
Replies: 3
Views: 764

It was the master cylinder.Have not tried loosening the union off.Give it a go tonight and will post here ,whether it works or not!!Thanks for the advice.John.
by Johnno
Sun Apr 09, 2006 9:27 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: bleedin brakes!!
Replies: 3
Views: 764

bleedin brakes!!

Hiya all,is there a special method to bleeding the brakes after a cylinder rebuild?Just rebuilt mine on my "52series mm but cannot get a single drop of fluid to come through.Any advice gratefully received.All the best,john.
by Johnno
Mon Mar 20, 2006 8:55 am
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: best oil
Replies: 11
Views: 6495

Thanks for all the advice.I"ll go for the duckhams I think,although it does seem to be difficult to find around here.All the best,John.
by Johnno
Thu Mar 16, 2006 8:27 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Series MM oil leak
Replies: 4
Views: 1691

Hiya,sounds like the rear main oil seal to me but if you have replaced that correctly then I suggest you look for a crack in the alloy sump.All the best, john.
by Johnno
Thu Mar 16, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: best oil
Replies: 11
Views: 6495

Thanks again Cam.I was thinking more of a straight oil,but maybe it would be too thick.I will stick to a multigrade.All the best,John.
by Johnno
Thu Mar 16, 2006 8:56 am
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: best oil
Replies: 11
Views: 6495

best oil

Hiya all,any ideas on the best oil to use on a sidevalve engine.All the best,John.
by Johnno
Fri Jan 06, 2006 8:22 am
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Is anyone out there in MM land?
Replies: 15
Views: 6429

Morning all.Im here too!
by Johnno
Wed Dec 28, 2005 9:36 am
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: 52 side valve MM wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 5598

Hiya,I have a "52 series mm that I ideally want to swap for an Austin seven.Check out my ad.All the best,John.
by Johnno
Mon Oct 31, 2005 8:46 am
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: mm for austin 7
Replies: 0
Views: 1614

mm for austin 7

Hiya all,I have a 52 mm in a mostly restored condition which needs assembling.The chassis is in "rolling" condition with steel wings but the engine is out of car,seems to be all good.Colour is mist green.There are three engines in various states of (dis)assembly.There are various other bits to go wi...
by Johnno
Thu Jul 14, 2005 8:27 am
Forum: Useful Tips
Topic: making gaskets
Replies: 3
Views: 1778

making gaskets

Just a quickie re gasket paper.If you lay the paper over the part and gently tap around the edges with a small ballpein hammer you will get a perfect fit everytime.It must be a small hammer and go easy with the tapping or you will bruise the metal.All the best,John.P.s. its an especially good method...
by Johnno
Thu May 19, 2005 8:13 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Morris tranny in a Trumpet?
Replies: 8
Views: 2132

Well ,the only triumph trident I know is a motor bike!!Over to you Fweddy.
by Johnno
Thu Apr 14, 2005 8:07 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: rust
Replies: 14
Views: 3271

Sounds good to me.I"ll give it a try next weekend.Many thanks John.Power to your pistons.
by Johnno
Thu Apr 14, 2005 8:53 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: rust
Replies: 14
Views: 3271

rust

Hiya all,can anyone recommend a quality rust treatment for light surface rust?I have used kurust but the problem returns after a short while.All the best.
by Johnno
Thu Mar 31, 2005 8:12 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: series mm.
Replies: 4
Views: 1227

mmmmmmmmmmmmm.Ok.Its just that I have been offered two wings from an "early" car.I"ll look into it.Many thanks for taking the time to reply.All the best.
by Johnno
Wed Mar 30, 2005 8:10 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: series mm.
Replies: 4
Views: 1227

series mm.

Hiya all,just a quickie.What ,if any differences are there in the front wings for a series mm to any other model?May be one for cam to answer?All the best.
by Johnno
Wed Jun 16, 2004 8:31 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: mm heater unit
Replies: 13
Views: 3016

Series mm heater

thanks again everyone for your help. looks like I need the round type. anyone got one?
by Johnno
Tue Jun 15, 2004 8:41 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: mm heater unit
Replies: 13
Views: 3016

mm heater unit

Hi all,any one know if the heater unit is the same as used on mk1 minis etc?