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by geoberni
Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Indicators
Replies: 10
Views: 833

Re: Indicators

Well you've not answered the earlier questions, which were intend to help people diagnose the problem rather than just throwing wild ideas about, but from the sounds of it the Flasher is duff. Simply put, you've connected the wires together and they all came on, ergo, the only suspect is the Flasher...
by geoberni
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2138
Views: 332211

Re: Spotted today.

and a few more... DSCF8885.JPG DSCF8888.JPG DSCF8887.JPG This VW had pretend white wall tyres, with a separate disc around the rim. He'd only had the car a couple of months and was advised by the previous owner to smear a bit of grease behind the disc every month... DSCF8889.JPG This chap with the 1...
by geoberni
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2138
Views: 332211

Re: Spotted today.

Here's some on the vintage motors at the East Kirkby Airshow yesterday (Sat 3rd Aug):
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by geoberni
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: rubber buffer front wing/valance
Replies: 4
Views: 681

Re: rubber buffer front wing/valance

I really had no idea what you were referring to, since ESM don't give overall diagrams. That's the one problem I tend to find with their site, it's a case of know what you're looking for in order to find it. There's no Illustrated parts catalogue to browse to find a 'bit'. But I now know its #5 at C...
by geoberni
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: SERVO FITMENT
Replies: 22
Views: 1275

Re: SERVO FITMENT

Well Basil had a servo fitted when I brought him and I've never driven a Moggie without one, so I can't really compare. Thinking back to the last time I had a car without a servo... 1977, I'm afraid in the last 40+ years I've driven too many vehicles ..... :wink: But I generally concur that it's eas...
by geoberni
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Enquiry
Replies: 25
Views: 1382

Re: Enquiry

Presumably you have the ID label on the radio, giving a model name/number; but there's no Impedance value given? It's this bit that concerns you? Speakers should be 8 ohm through the late 1970's. Using 4 ohm speakers will damage the radio over time. Might seem obvious, but have you tried searching f...
by geoberni
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Enquiry
Replies: 25
Views: 1382

Re: Enquiry

:lol: :lol: it's more likely because they have no idea. I'm surprised you found any contact details. The firm that made your old radio no longer exists: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blaupunkt The 2011 take-over effectively left Blaupunkt as a managed brand name with all production outsourced to Chi...
by geoberni
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: get you home bodges
Replies: 68
Views: 9576

Re: get you home bodges

Not quite a Get-You-Home, but.... In around 1976, when I had a wreck of a 1969 mk1 Escort (7 years old and already getting as hole in the floor!), I was having problems getting it through the MOT for the handbrake. This was pre-rolling road and brakes were older readers will likely remember the Tapl...
by geoberni
Thu Aug 01, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Flashing indicators and trafficators
Replies: 24
Views: 2074

Re: Flashing indicators and trafficators

I presume the brown switches are like hen's teeth nowadays? I have seen the occasional one at Autojumbles, of course you don't know if they work, but if you have basic electrical knowledge, there's no reason not to take a multimeter with you and do some basic continuity checks before you buy. I've ...
by geoberni
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Flashing indicators and trafficators
Replies: 24
Views: 2074

Re: Flashing indicators and trafficators

Be nice if Lewlo93 came back sometime to let us know how s/he is getting on. :cry:
by geoberni
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Flashing indicators and trafficators
Replies: 24
Views: 2074

Re: Flashing indicators and trafficators

Cheers ManyMinors I just found an older topic relating to Switch types and locations from last year, where PB put up a photo of his switch, in the usual location. https://www.mmoc.org.uk/Messageboard/viewtopic.php?t=68620#p625862 I quite like my one where it is, the Mrs will often cancel the switch ...
by geoberni
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Doris cuts out
Replies: 49
Views: 2597

Re: Doris cuts out

The OP hasn't mentioned the age of his Minor, or if it is Positive/Negative earth, or was + but is now -ve. See my post from May about my problems regarding sparks... https://www.mmoc.org.uk/Messageboard/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=70183 He says that it’s positive earth and wonders if he’s done any harm t...
by geoberni
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Doris cuts out
Replies: 49
Views: 2597

Re: Doris cuts out

The OP hasn't mentioned the age of his Minor, or if it is Positive/Negative earth, or was + but is now -ve.

See my post from May about my problems regarding sparks...
viewtopic.php?f=12&t=70183
by geoberni
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Flashing indicators and trafficators
Replies: 24
Views: 2074

Re: Flashing indicators and trafficators

My ‘56 SII has both traficators & flashing indicators running off the same dash mounted (white) switch. A couple of questions arise: Shouldn’t the switch be on the right hand side of the wheel (and brown)? There are a couple of little holes either side of a bigger hole on the far right of the dash ...
by geoberni
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Steering Rack
Replies: 55
Views: 2972

Re: Steering Rack

Well quite simply I'd firmly ask them to explain, since what they are telling you is contrary to the website descriptions. Wouldn't be the first time a website has had an incorrect description applied. In fact, I'd ask them by email so that you have the response in writing, which you can challenge t...
by geoberni
Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Flashing indicators and trafficators
Replies: 24
Views: 2074

Re: Flashing indicators and trafficators

Hi everyone! My Morris minor has retro fitted flashing indicators, it used to have trafficators. I was just wondering if there is a way of using both? And if anyone has an idea as to how to wire it up? Thanks everyone! Well, Lewlo93 hasn't been back since making this request, so who knows if they'r...
by geoberni
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cracked tyres
Replies: 7
Views: 590

Re: cracked tyres

I then bought the other well known brand of minor tyres, and they cracked between the treads after the car was not moved for about 6 weeks. Annoying because there is about 7mm of tread left on them. I see no justification for tyres to crack in the way you are describing after only a matter of weeks...
by geoberni
Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Wheel alignment
Replies: 8
Views: 483

Re: Wheel alignment

I would get your toe in/out checked before you waste money on tyres which may be damaged as a result of incorrect settings. That's why I'm asking now, before I get new tyres. :wink: Thanks for the answers so far, all been useful. Has anyone tried one of these? http://www.trackace.co.uk/index.html T...
by geoberni
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Wheel alignment
Replies: 8
Views: 483

Re: Wheel alignment

Yes. They are a very strange pattern, but it's the significant wear on the inside of only 1 tyre that I find concerning. I'm still deciding where to get new tyres from, but given the lack of experience tyre places will have with a Moggie, I don't want to go near one without knowing everything myself...
by geoberni
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Wheel alignment
Replies: 8
Views: 483

Re: Wheel alignment

Murrayminor wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:10 am
your nearside tyre looks to be feathered, or is it just the angle of the camera?
Just the camera angle I think; it seems OK if you run your fingers over it. Whereas the inside wear is very noticeable on the other one.