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  Topic: Who's registered for the rally?
John Ballard

Replies: 1
Views: 57

PostForum: National Rally ~ Adelaide 2023   Posted: Thu May 19, 2022 6:43 pm   Subject: Who's registered for the rally?
Booked our accommodation today we will be travelling as a Club from NSW with a few stops on the way Probably Junee. Narrandera, Mildura etc. Now I have a year to decide which vehicle to take.
  Topic: Secrets of the Morris Minor wiring loom
John Ballard

Replies: 3
Views: 92

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu May 12, 2022 6:40 pm   Subject: Secrets of the Morris Minor wiring loom
After leaving my lights on and having a flat battery I installed a buzzer years ago.
My method was an N/C relay fitted with the coil in it driven by the ignition wire, then a cable from the on side o ...
  Topic: Lil Jen
John Ballard

Replies: 15
Views: 4702

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2022 9:59 am   Subject: Lil Jen
Lower part od A and B pillars can be bought. Best quality and fit Andrew Eggleton UK fast post.
  Topic: Thermo fan with a12
John Ballard

Replies: 4
Views: 123

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2022 9:56 am   Subject: Thermo fan with a12
Don't you move the radiator away from the motor not towards.
  Topic: Austin Ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 2938

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Tue Mar 08, 2022 7:44 pm   Subject: Austin Ute
Have a new relay shaft cut with an extension piece made ready for my welder who just happens to live next door.
I look after his electrical problems. He does my welding and some engineered parts
  Topic: Austin Ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 2938

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2022 8:58 pm   Subject: Austin Ute
Yes, that's the man. I tried to buy one but ended up making my own rose joints
I have a new relay and a professional welder Neighbour so will get bit extended on the week end.
  Topic: Austin Ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 2938

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2022 4:23 pm   Subject: Austin Ute
Just done some research on MMOC message board. The fix is to use rose jointed fitting on all shafts which I have done plus lengthen the arm on the relay shaft that connects clutch pedal only by 5/8 in ...
  Topic: Austin Ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 2938

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2022 7:03 pm   Subject: Austin Ute
The pedal extension on both arms of the relay shaft according to my UK enquiry was 25mm, 2.5rmm seems insignificant unless you mean 2.5 centimeters,

With the head my 997cc Cooper Mini had this he ...
  Topic: How far can you run on a battery.
John Ballard

Replies: 0
Views: 106

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Fri Feb 25, 2022 6:47 pm   Subject: How far can you run on a battery.
Put the battery charger on the car night before a run to the famous Gnoo Blas Classic in Orange NSW 650 cars on show this year.
It is approx 160klms from home so we left earlyand all went well but l ...
  Topic: Adelaide discussion
John Ballard

Replies: 11
Views: 459

PostForum: National Rally ~ Adelaide 2023   Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 12:21 pm   Subject: Adelaide discussion
Good straight run though, BP Turbo will do it in one day
  Topic: Wiring Diagram
John Ballard

Replies: 8
Views: 228

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 12:13 pm   Subject: Wiring Diagram
I have a Commercial Workshop Manual with diagrams at home (away now) . For my Ute rebuilt I bought a car harness and added the blinkers and other myself.
Originally they had a relay mounted on the i ...
  Topic: Austin Ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 2938

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2022 6:59 pm   Subject: Austin Ute
My Austin Ute is now back on the road after a new engine was fitted. Nothing at all wrong with other engine pretty new and bored to 998cc, but I needed a project so bought at a extremly good price a ...
  Topic: Adelaide discussion
John Ballard

Replies: 11
Views: 459

PostForum: National Rally ~ Adelaide 2023   Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2022 10:03 am   Subject: Adelaide discussion
I can see a BBQ stop coming up in Dubbo Red Convertible Blue Convertible Red Ute Yellow Woody Red Woody Eye Rolls
  Topic: Dipstick
John Ballard

Replies: 1
Views: 276

PostForum: The World Market    Posted: Mon Jan 24, 2022 4:27 pm   Subject: Dipstick
Got my 1098 parts dipstick and gearstick from rgplant@minorpartsofoxford.com.uk Richard Plant very helpful posted quick well worth a try if you cannot get it here.
Also mirabella classic cars on lin ...
  Topic: Dipstick
John Ballard

Replies: 1
Views: 276

PostForum: The World Market    Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2021 12:07 pm   Subject: Dipstick
Anyone have a dipstick for a 1098 engine my new motor is without one and they are different to the 948 ones
Thanks
  Topic: Custom wiring harness
John Ballard

Replies: 5
Views: 262

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2021 6:03 pm   Subject: Custom wiring harness
There are others making harnesses but they are expensive, For my Ute I bought a cheap one from ESM in UK think it was for a 1958 2 door. From there I modified and added what I needed hiding where I c ...
  Topic: Wipers
John Ballard

Replies: 0
Views: 261

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sat Oct 16, 2021 1:12 pm   Subject: Wipers
Grabbed an opportunity to take my car for a run yesterday but alas heavy rain started and wipers would not work.
Once home checked the electrics which differ from original as I have fitted a relay a ...
  Topic: Austin Ute
John Ballard

Replies: 13
Views: 2938

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Fri Oct 15, 2021 1:22 pm   Subject: Austin Ute
Yes it is black quite a lot of yes and no from UK , but in the end Idid paint it black.
  Topic: Wiper motor problem
John Ballard

Replies: 14
Views: 1033

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Mon Oct 04, 2021 10:32 am   Subject: Wiper motor problem
Firstly can I suggest you acquire a multimeter about $20 on line or places Like Jaycar etc.
I fitted my relay under dash and from there connected a cable to good paint free metal from terminal 30 . ...
  Topic: Wiper motor problem
John Ballard

Replies: 14
Views: 1033

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sat Oct 02, 2021 12:33 pm   Subject: Wiper motor problem
I had some problems with my single speed wipers would not get a full sweep took one arm off wet the screen worked ok. Next I checked the voltage at the motor running and found 11 volts, diagram will s ...
  Topic: The Minor under construction
John Ballard

Replies: 15
Views: 1499

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Wed Sep 29, 2021 4:56 pm   Subject: The Minor under construction
Both my Minors have standard fuel tanks and I have never had a problem or wanted a bigger tank.
My saloon goes to Sydney events regularly which is about 450klm's, The car has been to many National R ...
  Topic: Daytime driving lights
John Ballard

Replies: 5
Views: 584

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 12:55 pm   Subject: Daytime driving lights
So to add these lights you need a relay and a blocking diode I used one I had about 3 or 4 amps. IN5404
The relay is connected to terminal 86 from the load side of ignition switch and terminal 85 to ...
  Topic: Daytime driving lights
John Ballard

Replies: 5
Views: 584

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 9:23 pm   Subject: Daytime driving lights
I will finish drawing it up tomorrow see if I can post it
  Topic: Daytime driving lights
John Ballard

Replies: 5
Views: 584

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:58 pm   Subject: Daytime driving lights
When I built my Ute last year I found my headlights had parkers lamps inside,as they were not needed with my series 5 combination flasher/side lights I made them daytime lights by a connection to ign ...
  Topic: The Minor under construction
John Ballard

Replies: 15
Views: 1499

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2021 4:30 pm   Subject: The Minor under construction
Some advise from one who has done what you are doing
1. Takes lots of before photos.
2. Buy all final colour paint in one lot (approx 4 liters)
3. Buy new panels from Andrew Eggleton Uk ( best fit ...
 
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