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by JohnV
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: door cards
Replies: 17
Views: 1011

Re: door cards

Will be curious to watch this thread and see if any door cards turn up.

I can go one better: I need a complete, entire interior for my 1949 Tourer. Came with nothing that was correct for the car.

One day ...
by JohnV
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reflector For SV126 Boot Badge
Replies: 6
Views: 427

Re: Reflector For SV126 Boot Badge

Those BMW reflectors (part no 7161921) are also widely available, both new and used, on eBay and elsewhere.

I just bought a set of 4 slightly used for $12, shipping included ....
by JohnV
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: Mysterious rear lights
Replies: 12
Views: 2884

Re: Mysterious rear lights

Redmoggy: If your car was # 84XX, that indicates it probably was CKD. The LHD cars were 5501-8001, and the RHD sequence restarted at 8501 and ran to 15500. Is yours RHD or LHD?
by JohnV
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Add on Temp and Amp gauges?
Replies: 6
Views: 1887

Re: Add on Temp and Amp gauges?

Tortron: This photo has been making the rounds in Minor groups ... is it your finished installation?

AND, did you use MG Magnette or Standard Vanguard Phase I gauges? More details most welcome!
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by JohnV
Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Series MM Register
Topic: Engine value?
Replies: 6
Views: 1275

Re: Engine value?

It might fund another Alta, unless anyone wants to trade one? :D Now THERE'S an idea! :) I'll have the same challenge in a year or so, as I have a reputedly rebuilt USHM3 in a crate, half-disassembled along with all the rest of the bits (thanks, Bryan Gostling) to finish it up. The only problem is ...
by JohnV
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: Mysterious rear lights
Replies: 12
Views: 2884

Re: Mysterious rear lights

(There's a factory photo in "Morris Minor: The Official Photo Album," by Jon Pressnell, that shows a Tourer destined for the USA with those lights installed.)
by JohnV
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Do you know....?
Topic: Mysterious rear lights
Replies: 12
Views: 2884

Re: Mysterious rear lights

Wow! Did you buy them? I do know what they are. Here goes .... Those are Lucas L488 rear lights (running + brake light) mounted on the pedestals that were used on Minors sent to North America between January and about June 1949. I thought all other Minors for all markets had a single rear L482 lamp ...