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  Topic: Improving night vision in the Morrie
John Ballard

Replies: 4
Views: 128

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: 128

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: 4
Views: 308

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: 4
Views: 308

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: 204

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: 204

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: 204

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: 178

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: 16
Views: 487

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: 16
Views: 487

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: 16
Views: 487

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: 625

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: 625

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: 1406

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: 625

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: 4
Views: 308

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: 4
Views: 308

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: 184

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 ...
  Topic: Minor has decided it wants to be a full time Christmas tree
John Ballard

Replies: 10
Views: 853

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 5:00 pm   Subject: Minor has decided it wants to be a full time Christmas tree
The cardboard just bought them (the points) closer together and usually worked till the rollers knocked the cardboard out.
Not a substitute for cleaning and adjusting the points though. Very Happy Eye Rolls
  Topic: Minor has decided it wants to be a full time Christmas tree
John Ballard

Replies: 10
Views: 853

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:16 am   Subject: Minor has decided it wants to be a full time Christmas tree
Yes me too in a 1950 Convertible, did the fuse trick and also learn how to put a piece of cardboard (usually from a cigarette packet) behind the pump points to keep it ticking over. Eye Rolls
  Topic: Accomodation
John Ballard

Replies: 2
Views: 543

PostForum: Next National Rally 2017   Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:44 pm   Subject: Accomodation
Our Group/Club are finally organised for the 2017 Rally . Booked a Caravan Park in Bendigo and we will be staying there Friday and Saturday nights and driving the 1.5 hrs to Melbourne on Sunday mornin ...
  Topic: Black Speedo again!
John Ballard

Replies: 3
Views: 485

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:32 pm   Subject: Black Speedo again!
Did mine a few months back I ordered a sender POST 1964 and a gasket from ESM UK cost about $30.
I had a fuel tank leak afterwards found out you need to use gasket cement on both sides of the gasket ...
  Topic: UPPER HUNTER REGION Meet and Greet
John Ballard

Replies: 2
Views: 1101

PostForum: Club Events   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:20 am   Subject: UPPER HUNTER REGION Meet and Greet
MUSWELLBROOK MOTORFEST 5TH NOV.
I believe that this event will be attended by the newly formed Upper Hunter Region of the MMCC of NSW, other regions of MMCCNSW also going including Central West, Mi ...
  Topic: Morris Minor National Show & Shine
John Ballard

Replies: 9
Views: 1054

PostForum: Club Events   Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 4:50 pm   Subject: Morris Minor National Show & Shine
Perhaps someone who attended this event could give us a report. On my way home from Sydney on the 16th in my Morris I did pass afew cars heading home.
  Topic: Black face speedo
John Ballard

Replies: 14
Views: 1292

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:45 pm   Subject: Black face speedo
Ii have a club run on Saturday to Parkes Swap meet and borrowed a GPS Tom tom.
Tried it today in my old ute found the speed very hard to read but I just want to see my actual speed. Wife is coming to ...
 
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