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  Topic: 54 Morris Ute
John Ballard

Replies: 16
Views: 250

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: 250

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: 250

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: 273

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: 273

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: 1267

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: 273

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: 2
Views: 97

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: 2
Views: 97

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: 131

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: 669

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: 669

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: 488

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: 380

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: 1015

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: 905

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: 1054

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 ...
  Topic: Black face speedo
John Ballard

Replies: 14
Views: 1054

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:43 am   Subject: Black face speedo
Frosty I did send my temp gauge to Otto after the Brisbane nationals they had an ad in the programme, it is still working.
I have now contacted Manly Instruments one Jason Badstock they did my white ...
  Topic: Black face speedo
John Ballard

Replies: 14
Views: 1054

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:54 am   Subject: Black face speedo
thanks I have contacted them and just received a reply. I think I did not present my problem right.
Travelling to my sons wedding the two way radio from my wife kept telling me I was fast. So spe ...
  Topic: Black face speedo
John Ballard

Replies: 14
Views: 1054

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:00 pm   Subject: Black face speedo
I have fitted a black face speedo and finally have the fuel gauge working accurately by fitting and adjusting the new tank sender. However I feel the speedo is about 10klm/hr. out at 90klm/hr.( dual r ...
  Topic: Morris Minor National Show & Shine
John Ballard

Replies: 9
Views: 905

PostForum: Club Events   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:41 pm   Subject: Morris Minor National Show & Shine
As my post above Ron. Already put in my apology to the organisers as I will still be in Wollongong.
BTW I live in Dubbo and have done since 1979, and have a son-in- law manger and agronomist in Parke ...
  Topic: 2017 Rally No one home
John Ballard

Replies: 1
Views: 391

PostForum: Next National Rally 2017   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 9:07 pm   Subject: 2017 Rally No one home
Try as I may to the organizers, three e-mails to date to three different people still no replies.
All on holidays? Or has it been cancelled??
  Topic: Morris Minor National Show & Shine
John Ballard

Replies: 9
Views: 905

PostForum: Club Events   Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2016 7:04 pm   Subject: Morris Minor National Show & Shine
My son is getting married next week end in Wollongong so my Morrie will be there with two other club cars.
Then I have to mind my grandchildren for a week so I be in the "Gong" that week end.1st Oct ...
  Topic: Morris Minor National Show & Shine
John Ballard

Replies: 9
Views: 905

PostForum: Club Events   Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:05 pm   Subject: Morris Minor National Show & Shine
Not to late to get on board with this
Being held in Parkes NSW 1 October 2016 9 AM start.
To date over 50 entries pre enter or on the day.
  Topic: Accomodation
John Ballard

Replies: 2
Views: 488

PostForum: Next National Rally 2017   Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:22 pm   Subject: Accomodation
I have been booking for the Rally next year for a group of people and I am finding the logistics and travel very heavy. We have booked at Bendigo.
We arrive Friday then Sat morn we go to the Bendigo ...
 
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