Morris Minor ShopMorris Down Under Forum Forum Index Classic Car Trader
Log in Register FAQ Memberlist Search Morris Down Under Forum Forum Index

Search found 321 matches
Morris Down Under Forum Forum Index
Author Message
  Topic: My ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 798

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:57 pm   Subject: My ute
Diff stripped today and it took an hour to clean the grease off me. Talk about oil leaks, no gasket on the diff centre no gaskets in the hubs. I think there was more oil in the brake drums than the d ...
  Topic: My ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 798

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:49 pm   Subject: My ute
Comes out tomorrow with some luck.
  Topic: My ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 798

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:07 pm   Subject: My ute
Well today I got to the place I have been trying to get for years. The Ute is down to a bare chassis and once I have sanded/repaired and painted it I will starting to build upwards towards an end. :lo ...
  Topic: My ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 798

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:05 pm   Subject: My ute
http://i1242.photobucket.com/albums/gg524/MMM948/001_2.jpg

This is the rear bubble. Try and get some photos up, not having much success

** John .... You just need to put



http://i1242.pho ...
  Topic: My ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 798

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:50 pm   Subject: My ute
The rear bubble off the cab was returned to me today after my brother-in law has had it for a few weeks. here is what has transpired
The lower rusty section has been cut off and a new section welded ...
  Topic: Temperature gauge
John Ballard

Replies: 3
Views: 264

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue May 09, 2017 6:29 pm   Subject: Temperature gauge
That is just what I need, now need to find/buy one the right angle,
  Topic: Temperature gauge
John Ballard

Replies: 3
Views: 264

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue May 09, 2017 11:36 am   Subject: Temperature gauge
Whilst working on my project I find I have a good Minor 948 cylinder head which been fitted with bigger inlets, hardened seats some combustion chamber reshaping etc ( can not remember where it came fr ...
  Topic: Improving night vision in the Morrie
John Ballard

Replies: 4
Views: 325

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:27 pm   Subject: Improving night vision in the Morrie
After a late run from Sydney to Dubbo one Australia Day I found I was using more amps than the 28 amp D40 genny was making, in fact when I turned the car off a home it would not start.
So I fitted a ...
  Topic: Improving night vision in the Morrie
John Ballard

Replies: 4
Views: 325

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:39 pm   Subject: Improving night vision in the Morrie
Hi and welcome to this forum lots of experience here do not be afraid to ask.
I changed my headlights to ones with parking lights built in, then used the existing parking lights with orange painted ...
  Topic: My ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 798

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:55 pm   Subject: My ute
My lovely wife who is tremendous at organizing came into my shed and sorted my "stuff."
Lots of surprizes in what I had, and bought twice. I have most chrome pieces all rubbers (except cab to bubble ...
  Topic: My ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 798

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Fri Apr 07, 2017 12:42 pm   Subject: My ute
My progress on the ute is being made slowly, tub is off and rear bubble has been repaired very well by my brother in law ( an electrician by trade with a passion for restorations) he has mig welders, ...
  Topic: Headlights
John Ballard

Replies: 4
Views: 385

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:35 pm   Subject: Headlights
They are fitted with H4 lamps.
  Topic: Headlights
John Ballard

Replies: 4
Views: 385

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:32 am   Subject: Headlights
Yep found out only one gasket bucket to body, but two types depending on model. I pulled one out of my car to check and found the glass had separated from the reflector, so some good glue and back in ...
  Topic: Headlights
John Ballard

Replies: 4
Views: 385

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:40 pm   Subject: Headlights
Without pulling my headlights out.Can someone tell me how the gaskets fit
one under the bowl and the other??? I have ordered a set of 4 for two headlights.
I think it fits on the front of the glas ...
  Topic: 58 M1000 loom chioce confusion
John Ballard

Replies: 3
Views: 363

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:16 pm   Subject: 58 M1000 loom chioce confusion
Check UK prices before you buy. Lots of different prices. Local companies will build to your requirements.
  Topic: 54 Morris Ute
John Ballard

Replies: 19
Views: 1132

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:10 am   Subject: 54 Morris Ute
Yes an engineer will probably pass your Ute for registration, but a Car Club would not have it on H plates might not even pass D plates (for modified cars)
H plates belong to a car/person with a Clu ...
  Topic: 54 Morris Ute
John Ballard

Replies: 19
Views: 1132

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:55 am   Subject: 54 Morris Ute
Be very careful what you do re registration, H plates are for STANDARD cars and issued by the Club you are in.
No Club no rego and more importantly no insurance.
Modified plates called D plates are ...
  Topic: 54 Morris Ute
John Ballard

Replies: 19
Views: 1132

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:08 pm   Subject: 54 Morris Ute
Great looking ute but totally illegal on H plates, what ever Club issued them could be in a lot of trouble.
Did you know there is a Morris Minor Club NSW Mid North Coast branch.
Co Coordinator at Ke ...
  Topic: Speedo
John Ballard

Replies: 19
Views: 1093

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:04 pm   Subject: Speedo
I had a speedo recalibrated a few years ago, and about to get another done as my black face speedo I bought of e-bay (with klms/per hr) is about 10 klms fast at 60.klm/hr
I use Manly Instruments in M ...
  Topic: Speedo
John Ballard

Replies: 19
Views: 1093

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:56 pm   Subject: Speedo
Tyres will be going along way to putting the speedo out.
Correct tyres for a Morris is 155/80/14 a bit hard to get but they do fit a 3 inch wide wheel
!75.75/14 are nearly 18mm higher and need to ...
  Topic: Fuel guage.
John Ballard

Replies: 7
Views: 1668

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:38 am   Subject: Fuel guage.
I bought a new sender unit as I changed to a black speedo and the old sender was not compatible.
What I did was place an earth V- ( neg) cable from car body to the screw hole of new sender connect ...
  Topic: Speedo
John Ballard

Replies: 19
Views: 1093

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:29 am   Subject: Speedo
The Morris 1000 (948cc) has a 4.55 diff as standard, so the calculation on the speedo should be right
Mine reads 10kph slow but I have a 3.9 diff.
  Topic: My ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 798

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:21 pm   Subject: My ute
Thanks frosty, have made more progress than it looks so I will try photobucket for photos next time
  Topic: My ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 798

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:24 pm   Subject: My ute


If I have ben very Lucky this should be a photo.
Still not right
  Topic: Central West NSW
John Ballard

Replies: 0
Views: 274

PostForum: Club Events   Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:10 am   Subject: Central West NSW
A couple of good events coming up in NSW
1. The Gnoo Blas Classic at Orange Sat Feb 18 Show. Sat night dinner, Sun 19 run and lunch. , not far from Sydney Newcastle or Canberra. held at the old race ...
 
Page 1 of 13 Goto page 1, 2, 3 ... 11, 12, 13  Next
All times are GMT + 10 Hours
Jump to:  


Powered by phpBB © 2001- 2004 phpBB Group
Theme created by phpBBStyles.com | Themes Database