Search found 482 matches

by Nickol
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: High speed pinking
Replies: 26
Views: 1392

Re: High speed pinking

1970 vintage and most probably never renewed........

Describing a noise, very difficult. Certainly sounds like a tappet/rocker clang......I suppose it would not do any harm to change the timing chain after all this time, even if it is not the culprit.
by Nickol
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: High speed pinking
Replies: 26
Views: 1392

Re: High speed pinking

That is a good question - I am never quite sure what pinking sounds like but the clanging sound we got , I describe as pinking.

Head gasket? How would that make such a sound?
by Nickol
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: High speed pinking
Replies: 26
Views: 1392

High speed pinking

Is this possible? I drove another Morris today which pinked severely at 70kmh. We tried afterwards retarding the ignition until it hardly could idle but still the pinking occurred. So we took off the upper plate, checked the vaccuum works and the spring loaded advance and tried again. Still the pink...
by Nickol
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Towing
Replies: 13
Views: 841

Re: Towing

The golden rule in towing is that the towed car should do the braking for both vehicles in order to keep the rope tight all the time. About three years ago I was having some trouble with my Traveller when the engine would die and anyway was very lumpy when it was running. the culprit turned out to b...
by Nickol
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vehicle Lift
Replies: 8
Views: 739

Re: Vehicle Lift

I have invested in one of these and I wonder how I ever managed before without it. https://www.ebay.de/itm/Mobile-Kurzhub-Hebebuhne-Scherenhebebuhne-Kurzhubbuhne-3-Tonnen-KHB-1000E-OV/281422615752?hash=item41861854c8%3Ag%3AkuAAAOSwCpRbFRet&_sacat=0&_nkw=scherenhebeb%C3%BChne&_from=R40&rt=nc&_trksid=...
by Nickol
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Full oil filtration
Replies: 5
Views: 437

Re: Full oil filtration

Capito !
by Nickol
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Full oil filtration
Replies: 5
Views: 437

Re: Full oil filtration

I do not understand why BLMC went to the trouble of making the by-pass valve when to all accounts you are better off without it?
by Nickol
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Low voltage at fuel pump?
Replies: 9
Views: 627

Re: Low voltage at fuel pump?

If the pump is working as you say when disconnected from the float chamber but otherwise not then suspect the float needle in the float chamber and that the float itself is working properly. The needle (valve) may be clogged with dirt or broken .....
by Nickol
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Low voltage at fuel pump?
Replies: 9
Views: 627

Re: Low voltage at fuel pump?

The fuel pump has a set of contacts which switch themselves off and on as it pumps. That is the clicking sound you normally hear. Sometimes the points stick. Give the pump a good hit ( do not overdo it) with a spanner or small hammer whilst it is switched on.
by Nickol
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Racing fuel pump
Replies: 4
Views: 321

Re: Racing fuel pump

Yes I have seen this being posted here on the forum before. Even though the pump seemed to be going mad, the performance of the engine was faultless as ever. ....From tomorrow normal summer temps are foreseen, so the problem (if indeed it is a problem) may not occur again this year. If it does , the...
by Nickol
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Racing fuel pump
Replies: 4
Views: 321

Racing fuel pump

It is still quite warm at the moment ( 35°) and today in stop -go traffic I could hear the fuel pump racing away at a rate of knots, or perhaps trying to. The performance of the engine did not seem to suffer and it was not overheating. Afterwards on the open road it went back to the normal tick....t...
by Nickol
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Engine not running - can't figure it out
Replies: 17
Views: 1038

Re: Engine not running - can't figure it out

......and how can you make it shine????
by Nickol
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hi
Replies: 10
Views: 793

Re: Hi

The Motor looks to be well cared for and has been modifed it seems in various places - most notably the heater feed and also the unusual routing from the benzin pump. What does the green canister do on the RHS of the picure? Is it an original engine?
by Nickol
Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: door cards
Replies: 17
Views: 1014

Re: door cards

I assume you know about these? Or perhaps I misunderstand what you are looking for.

https://newtoncomm.co.uk/collections/2- ... oor-panels
by Nickol
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Jet head sticking on HS2 Carb
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Re: Jet head sticking on HS2 Carb

I have lubricated the jet head and started the engine twice now from cold. Cold at the moment being a relative term. Shortly afterwards have stopped the car and checked to see if it has stuck, which happily is not the case. Problem solved I think.
by Nickol
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Jet head sticking on HS2 Carb
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Re: Jet head sticking on HS2 Carb

Many thanks I will give it a go.
by Nickol
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Jet head sticking on HS2 Carb
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Jet head sticking on HS2 Carb

I have always suspected my 1098 Traveller from '69 to be running rich. So I have got hold of a Gunson colortune (pity they have to use american spelling) and connected it up. Sure enough a bright yellow glow indicated a rich mixture so I strarted to screw in the Jet adjusting nut....and in ...and in...
by Nickol
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello and engine number.
Replies: 29
Views: 1303

Re: Hello and engine number.

This, I notice does not give any info on the meaning of engine nos but perhaps a lot of other data to help you http://potteries.mmoc.org.uk/Identify.htm The workshop manual which can be downloaded on th einternet, under general information page 7 gives 10 this is not shown on my example but number 9...
by Nickol
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Speedo rebuild instructions
Replies: 6
Views: 396

Re: Speedo rebuild instructions

Nickol I would love to see the linked speedometer file. However, all I get from your link is a picture of a beautiful traveller. Don Hallo Don - the link should be my signiture picture but it does not upload automatically. I see the link from switzerland ( which is what I had downloaded and printed...
by Nickol
Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Speedo rebuild instructions
Replies: 6
Views: 396

Re: Speedo rebuild instructions

This seems to show more than his other internet downloads - I changed my speedo from Miles to km based on his notes.