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by kennatt
Fri Jun 22, 2007 3:35 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: Okay, now for the doors . . .
Replies: 12
Views: 2294

do as bmceccose say search for secondhand good doors,If the outer skin on your doors are shot then you can bet that the door frame will need repair panels ,believe me if your not used to bodywork and welding ,fitting the repair panels and skins will be an expensive trial. over the years I've done ab...
by kennatt
Sat Jun 16, 2007 9:01 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: fitted new clutch something wrong
Replies: 11
Views: 2100

if its the same vibration as on the old clutch then you need to look elsewhere.could be the flywheel. Take the starter motor off.and put some sort of bar through the hole onto the flywheel and hold it steady.get someone to turn the engine and see if the flywheel is running true.Unlikely but easy to ...
by kennatt
Sun Jun 10, 2007 4:18 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: My Moggie wants to go sideways! Shock Absorber Problem!
Replies: 41
Views: 5715

whatever you do don't fit old leaf springs,after all the agro of rusted up nuts and u bolts,fit new ones Tom roy £29,50 each ,Just did mine unbelievable difference in the ride and handling.Fit polly bushes as well while you're at it.Old springs, unless you know the donor car is low milage,may be as ...
by kennatt
Sat Jun 09, 2007 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mog specialist in the North-East?
Replies: 6
Views: 1432

tom roy is now being run by chris from the same premises still called tom roys
by kennatt
Fri Jun 08, 2007 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mog specialist in the North-East?
Replies: 6
Views: 1432

tom roy battersby junction north yorkshire he's in the phone book
by kennatt
Sun Jun 03, 2007 7:36 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Misfire woes
Replies: 10
Views: 1486

strange that it only happens on the way back from work,whats different is back from work an uphill or different route whats the change :-? If the cars stood all day then comming back should be no difference,from going after standing all night.Is going to work a slower drive and back faster.If you ca...
by kennatt
Sun Jun 03, 2007 7:27 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Failure to start
Replies: 14
Views: 2029

check all electrical conections to coil and distrbutor and earth strap engine to body.Once had a similar problem on an mg would start run for a few seconds,then cut out,cleaned all the connection and earth strap,problem solved. I ussumed that as soon as the engine started,the movement of the engine ...
by kennatt
Sat Jun 02, 2007 4:46 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Failure to start
Replies: 14
Views: 2029

yeh :D one of my outboard motors had exactly the same problem.Changed the petrol.Perfect worth a try.
by kennatt
Sat Jun 02, 2007 8:41 am
Forum: Other
Topic: I want to know the year model of my Morris minor
Replies: 30
Views: 7437

poisonous snakes,fish,spiders,plants,man eating sharks,funny bouncing about long tailed things,million miles with nothing there but rabbits and NOW convertable convertables :o :o there always something to learn no matter who old you get.Had to be australia,could't happen anywhere else,gud on yer mat...
by kennatt
Sat Jun 02, 2007 8:28 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: How difficult should it be....
Replies: 15
Views: 2476

do as willie says, the prop should slide off the gear box with ease,if it's still stuck then try to lever the prop backwards,it could be stuck on the splines at the gear box,don't use too much force of you could damage the gearbox case.If it is stuck you should be able to pull the gearbox and propsh...
by kennatt
Sat Jun 02, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Failure to start
Replies: 14
Views: 2029

check for good petrol supply,does it still fire up when the coil if hot
by kennatt
Fri Jun 01, 2007 7:48 am
Forum: Other
Topic: I want to know the year model of my Morris minor
Replies: 30
Views: 7437

can't believe that someone has welded a roof onto a convertable,unless the hood and frame was unavailable in australia when the car was put together. VERY STRANGE. :-?
by kennatt
Thu May 31, 2007 8:34 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Converting uprights to ball joints ?
Replies: 23
Views: 4983

mgb had kig pin and bushes at front not trunnions but you can buy a complete cross member converted to telescopic and ball joints but would cost more than the average minor was worth.
by kennatt
Mon Feb 26, 2007 8:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WHATS THE WORST JOB ON A MINOR
Replies: 39
Views: 11328

found out that on the split screen you can take off the cover in the upper door post remove the semaphore indicators and gain access to the central wire gave both sides a pull and gains loads of tension accros the whole of the liner much better now might leave it as it is :D :D don't know if there i...
by kennatt
Sun Feb 25, 2007 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WHATS THE WORST JOB ON A MINOR
Replies: 39
Views: 11328

dont own a digi camera (very ancient codger )Also still not 100% happy with end result. Thinking about having another go :o :o :o .I do like having fun :wink: :wink: will let you know how it goes.Yes chris at tom roys said .well at £25 an hour the bill would be more than the cars worth :evil: . chee...
by kennatt
Sun Feb 25, 2007 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WHATS THE WORST JOB ON A MINOR
Replies: 39
Views: 11328

The advice I got, was after you have fed the struts through and re wired the sides.get everything lined up in the frame,then insert the front wooden former ,after stapling the liner onto it and fitting the two little clips. THESE TWO CLIPS ARE APPARENTLY ESSENTIAL to hold the liner tight.Slide every...
by kennatt
Sat Feb 24, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WHATS THE WORST JOB ON A MINOR
Replies: 39
Views: 11328

yeh andrew but once you sus out what bits you need out comes the mig and your done. Don't have to take them off twice before you get a good fit.And you can cover them up with Black stuff :D :D :D ,if the welds not to pretty.Can't hide a fault even minor :D :D :D with a headliner
by kennatt
Sat Feb 24, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WHATS THE WORST JOB ON A MINOR
Replies: 39
Views: 11328

WHATS THE WORST JOB ON A MINOR

jUST SPENT TWO DAYS FITTING A HEADLINER TO A SPLIT SCREEN got to be the worst job I have ever done on a minor. I once changed the screen rubber on the split screen ,that was bad enough,If anyone is contemplating doing the liner,pm me and Ill tell you how I managed after three attempts to get the lin...
by kennatt
Sat Feb 17, 2007 3:44 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: engine chattering under load
Replies: 47
Views: 11401

hi willy sounds more like pinking to me just retard the timing and see if it goes away. simple to do and easy to turn it back if the noise stays.Dont think its big end knock(allthough it could be if they are badly worn)you usually hear big end knock just on the overrun.IE as you lift of the throttle...
by kennatt
Tue Feb 13, 2007 8:02 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: vinyl roof capping
Replies: 9
Views: 3308

just shows how the gtc is regarded ,only 420 made,very rare.I think at the last count only 355 left in the uk. and your next door leaves it on the side of the road :evil: :evil: .I wonder if he would leave NICE MOGGY convertable on the raod to be side swiped by a boy racer. Minors rule OK anyone wan...