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Morris Minor snow plough

Postby will.broad » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:16 pm


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Re: Morris Minor snow plough

Postby philthehill » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:41 pm

Shows what fitting snow chains can do for traction in snow.


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Re: Morris Minor snow plough

Postby smithskids » Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:05 am

I have a set of Parsons chains for my Morris 8 and they work fine on the narrow wheels!

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Re: Morris Minor snow plough

Postby Blaketon » Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:00 pm

I don't go out in the snow a lot (We don't seem to get much these days) and when you see how useless lots of drivers and their modern cars are in the snow, that's partly why. My first car was a Mini and that was great (If it was deep, it could be a problem). My next car was the Midget (That I still have) and that was nowhere near as good. However, many years later, when the Midget had become a toy and had a Quaife diff fitted, I happened to need to go out when it had snowed and the "Regular" car (Which was front wheel drive) was having a little work done to it. The Midget was a different car with that diff (Really rather good) and when I bought the Traveller, which is nominally the "Regular" car, I fitted a Quaife to it.

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Re: Morris Minor snow plough

Postby Sleeper » Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:21 pm

Would that be the Quaife ATB type of diff?

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Re: Morris Minor snow plough

Postby martin418 » Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:19 pm

superb diff the quaife atb i used one for years in short oval racing

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Re: Morris Minor snow plough

Postby Blaketon » Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:36 pm

Yes is appears it is called an ATB (I didn't know that; when I first had one it was just a Quaife diff). They also made the halfshafts in my Midget.

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Re: Morris Minor snow plough

Postby irmscher » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:07 pm

I think you can still purchase these diffs

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Re: Morris Minor snow plough

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Re: Morris Minor snow plough

Postby Sleeper » Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:46 am

..or if one has an Escort back axle fitted , even cheaper..

https://shop.quaife.co.uk/ford-english- ... fferential

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