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by Greenie
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D :D :D :D Hi folks... Wing came today, what a good buy, genuine wing from a good bloke off ebay Duncan, what a find and so inexpensive... So nice little job for tomorrow for me. Ordered my fuel pipe cover so it's gradually coming together. Question : take a look at Norman's engine and tell me the ...
by Greenie
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Just grabbing my sunglasses for the shine from the new petrol tank ! ( Sometimes , you just have to bite the bullet and admit defeat. Still if you don't give it a go , you'll never know ). You and your mates have been cracking on. I always enjoy a mate's company , nice to have someone to blame and ...
by Greenie
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

A few more photos of Norman. Once everything done Norman will go to paint shop for a brand new Coat (of paint) will look great.. But that's not yet. Jobs to do,,,, Board in floor. Engine back together Front end on Wing which is on way to me. Seats Still Looking so if any of you have any please let m...
by Greenie
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D :D :D New tank and new fuel system pipes etc, new filler hose fitted just have to fit new fuel pipe cover. All braking system completed. New exhaust. So hopefully I do not need to go under vehicle again fingers crossed 🤞. So good job done. To be completed back board and clean. Then I can concentr...
by Greenie
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Update...
New fuel tank purchased better safe than sorry later..
More info tomorrow ....
Now for a rest Greenie.
by Greenie
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:roll: Well Bob, done everything and more to clean out this tank, there's a word for it.. Crap. Lot of work. Lot of patience. Whole lot of trouble.... So no other way but either a good 2nd hand or new.. My option is the latter. But I'm okay with that. Greenie... :D No burns or explosions folks. A go...
by Greenie
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D :D :D :D Oh boy the tank off and being cleaned out. New fuel pipe on. Carb being cleaned, then afterwards the exhaust going on... Fantastic young friends I have,,, we'll be cruising soon my friends. Now just got to find some seats... A very happy Greenie Put some photos on showing my mate working...
by Greenie
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Bob - "The petrol explosion happens , in an instant , with no time to react whatsoever...." Too true.......a mate blew himself up not too long ago with a petrol can near a bonfire and spent two weeks in hospital. To compound his bad luck, once he was on fire, he rolled across the ground to try and ...
by Greenie
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Another van.
Replies: 83
Views: 9918

Re: Another van.

olderisbetter wrote:
Wed Nov 16, 2016 12:18 pm
Cracking effort your putting into it, a decent work space makes all the difference to a project, i just need one i can get a bedroom and a bathroom in.
Love the dog my favourite
Greenie, s wife
by Greenie
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

And the Mrs wants to add, regarding nettles, she fell in head first a large roadside patch over 3ft High whilst trying to help her father change a wheel on the old Ford Pop at the tender age of 15.and yes it hurts... Now back to Norman, the wife going to clean the underneath of bonnet and engine are...
by Greenie
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D forgot to tell you..
Norman was made at Adderley Park
Sold from Colmore Motors Birmingham in 1971 New...
So bit more to add to history...
Greenie
by Greenie
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Thanks to all you good people out there giving me good sound advice so appreciated... And totally agree with all. I have good news today.. Oh boy I cracked him up, adjusted, tinkered, new points, and Wowee..... He fired and ran ... After 20 years silenced , Norman coughed spluttered but made his voi...
by Greenie
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:( thanks Bob sound advice of which I totally understand. It is the tank but I will order new fuel lines, and nuts washers etc.... Thanks for reminding to me disconnect battery. I also have extinguisher .. When working on the van it lit up very nicely whilst working on engine.. Lucky no health issue...
by Greenie
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:D :D :D
Wow folks I got the brakes working all new feed. Cylinders. Etc etc to the front boy I'm happy with that... Will replace the rear ones this week then I can start to really crack on.
Not too worried about blocked fuel pipe until all braking system replaced...
Greenie
by Greenie
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does a 2Door traveller wing Fit A PICKUP
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: Does a 2Door traveller wing Fit A PICKUP

:( thanks for reassuring me Mark. I thought it would but got a bit iffy earlier and yes its got the later fittings.
Cheers Eric
by Greenie
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does a 2Door traveller wing Fit A PICKUP
Replies: 0
Views: 92

Does a 2Door traveller wing Fit A PICKUP

Help required folks.
Located a front LH wing for my pickup 1971.
Question... Its off a 2 Door Traveller will this be okay?????
Regards GREENIE
by Greenie
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does a 2Door traveller wing Fit A PICKUP
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Does a 2Door traveller wing Fit A PICKUP

Help required folks.
Located a front LH wing for my pickup 1971.
Question... Its off a 2 Door Traveller will this be okay?????
Regards GREENIE
by Greenie
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:( thanks Bob, did most of the things you said today, and finally got it working.
Got the fuel pump working from a can of petrol but can't get it from the tank.. It appears blocked....!!!!!!
Greenie
by Greenie
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

:oops: cheers mate... Yes Norman's in great condition chassis like brand new and body work no filler anywhere.. I picked up a great motor... But today I've started looking at engine and blow me all that started up yesterday died on me today on the turn of the key went CLUNK, no lights nothing not ev...
by Greenie
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Restoration Projects
Topic: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971
Replies: 104
Views: 4327

Re: Restoring Morris Pickup 1971

Torsion bar not trunnion..... On Norman. Apologies