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by kennatt
Thu May 31, 2007 8:34 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Converting uprights to ball joints ?
Replies: 23
Views: 4995

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: 11355

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: 11355

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: 11355

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: 11355

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: 11355

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: 11414

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: 3321

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...
by kennatt
Mon Feb 12, 2007 8:18 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: vinyl roof capping
Replies: 9
Views: 3321

well guys made a decision Started to strip the roof to metal and start again :o . Thanks for the comments but my decision is based on the possiblity of selling the splitty after it's finished. I have to make a choice Scimmy gtc. gps recorded top speed of 119(Track of course just in case the traffic ...
by kennatt
Sun Feb 11, 2007 1:06 pm
Forum: Bodywork
Topic: vinyl roof capping
Replies: 9
Views: 3321

vinyl roof capping

Hi all new to this forum but not new to moggies had several over the years my first car in 66 was a split screen convertable(wish I still had it :D ) I have a dilema .My present moggie is a splitty 1956. Had it twenty years or so. I laid it up in dry storage in 2000. When I magaged to accuire a Reli...