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by 67-2door
Tue May 31, 2016 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wipers, are they all rubbish?
Replies: 7
Views: 1558

Wipers, are they all rubbish?

Does anyone know of any decent quality wiper blades for a minor that actually work?
I bought some new ones, I think they came from Bull Motif, but they're appalling at actually clearing any water from the screen.
Thanks.
by 67-2door
Tue May 31, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Which Distributor do I have?
Replies: 10
Views: 1322

Re: Which Distributor do I have?

I contacted accuspark to ask them why their 45d is cheaper than the 25d & which they would recommend for my 1966 minor 1098 and they said they would recommend the 25d as it's a better distributer than the 45d.
by 67-2door
Tue May 31, 2016 8:36 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Need to remove rear dampers?
Replies: 2
Views: 576

Re: Need to remove rear dampers?

Certainly makes the job easier, and they're not hard to remove.
by 67-2door
Mon May 30, 2016 10:39 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 3.9 diff question
Replies: 24
Views: 2064

Re: 3.9 diff question

I might still go back and get one from him. Which is the better head to have, the 940? What's a reasonable price nowadays?
by 67-2door
Mon May 30, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 3.9 diff question
Replies: 24
Views: 2064

Re: 3.9 diff question

Well, I purchased the 3.9 diff this morning, not sure when I'll get around to fitting it (I'm in no rush). If it needs it I'll do a couple of the mods mentioned to make it breath a bit better.
Having said that, the man was also selling a 295 and a 940 cylinder head for not too much money :roll: .
by 67-2door
Sun May 29, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 3.9 diff question
Replies: 24
Views: 2064

3.9 diff question

Hi all.
I'm sure it's probably been asked before but is a 3.9 diff a useful upgrade for a standard 1098 morris or will it struggle to pull it?
Thanks.
Neil.
by 67-2door
Thu May 26, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Knocking and bad cornering
Replies: 11
Views: 1196

Re: Knocking and bad cornering

I've got an occasional loud knock from the nearside front of my car too. Haven't spotted anything wrong yet & the mot man didn't pick anything up. I'll be interested to know what yours turns out to be.
by 67-2door
Thu May 26, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rear Axle
Replies: 52
Views: 4590

Re: Rear Axle

U-bolts are what it should have. Plus gas or similar penetrating oils are better than wd40.
by 67-2door
Mon May 16, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rocker nut thread?
Replies: 24
Views: 2307

Re: Rocker nut thread?

Thanks Phil. Pm sent :D
by 67-2door
Mon May 16, 2016 10:16 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rocker nut thread?
Replies: 24
Views: 2307

Re: Rocker nut thread?

Aah, that makes sense (kind of :D ). I couldn't relate the size of thread to anything I was familiar with. I guess 1/4 uns isn't a commonly used thread size.
I'd very much like to take you up on the offer of an adjuster & nut please Phil.
Thanks.
Neil.
by 67-2door
Mon May 16, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rocker nut thread?
Replies: 24
Views: 2307

Re: Rocker nut thread?

With all due respect surely a 1/4 unf thread measures 6.35mm o/d? Quite a difference from the approx. 7mm mine measure.
by 67-2door
Mon May 16, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rocker nut thread?
Replies: 24
Views: 2307

Re: Rocker nut thread?

Just checked & they're not 1/4" unf. The thread measures (sorry for being metric) about 7mm so not 5/16 either. And they have a small hex,
Unfortunately the thread was damaged before I got to it, all the locknuts had been done up far too tight. :(
by 67-2door
Mon May 16, 2016 10:07 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rocker nut thread?
Replies: 24
Views: 2307

Re: Rocker nut thread?

My cars 1966 & the rockers are kind of pressed steel so I guess they're the 1/4 unf, if the originals were high tensile then I suppose it's not ok to replace with a standard 1/4 unf nut.
by 67-2door
Mon May 16, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rocker nut thread?
Replies: 24
Views: 2307

Rocker nut thread?

Hi all.
Adjusting my valve clearances yesterday & one of the locknuts on a rocker has a stripped thread. Are they 1/4" unf? And are they a special nut or will one that fits do the job?
Thanks.
Neil.
by 67-2door
Fri May 13, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: the chinese way?
Replies: 5
Views: 1109

Re: the chinese way?

Wow, that's shocking.
It'd be interesting to split an original and see what's inside one of those.
by 67-2door
Mon May 09, 2016 6:11 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Fuel gauge faulty
Replies: 7
Views: 1183

Re: Fuel gauge faulty

Excellent, thankyou :D
by 67-2door
Mon May 09, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Fuel gauge faulty
Replies: 7
Views: 1183

Re: Fuel gauge faulty

For safety's sake I'll wait until I've used half a tank before I remove the sender.
Do you know what the gasket is made of? Is it something I need to buy before taking it off in case it tears or is it something I can make out of cork or thick gasket paper?
by 67-2door
Mon May 09, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Fuel gauge faulty
Replies: 7
Views: 1183

Re: Fuel gauge faulty

It's not always going to the same position but just doesn't go beyond half. I first put approx. half a tank of fuel in and it went to half & gradually fell back as it should with use to just under a quarter. I then filled it up & it only registered half and as yet hasn't started to drop so I'm guess...
by 67-2door
Mon May 09, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Fuel gauge faulty
Replies: 7
Views: 1183

Fuel gauge faulty

Hi. The fuel gauge in my 1966 minor was working fine when I last used the car two years ago but now I've just got it back on the road it only goes up to half when the tank is filled up. I had the tank out while I was sorting the car out & painted it but as far as I remember I didn't remove the sende...
by 67-2door
Sun May 08, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: breather pipe from air cleaner to engine
Replies: 27
Views: 2678

Re: breather pipe from air cleaner to engine

I had one of those inline filters on my last Morris when I got it & it led to fuel vaporising when it was hot, definitely best removed.