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  Topic: So, who is going to the Nationals ?
John Ballard

Replies: 3
Views: 2499

PostForum: National Rally ~ Adelaide 2023   Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2022 7:59 pm   Subject: So, who is going to the Nationals ?
I think we have 16 from MMCCNSW we will be driving down over 6 days starting at Junee,
I need to rebuild my motor and just got the bored block back today. But I have got a spare Ute.
  Topic: Rally Trip
John Ballard

Replies: 0
Views: 1713

PostForum: National Rally ~ Adelaide 2023   Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2022 3:18 pm   Subject: Rally Trip
Hi all there is a group from MMCC NSW going to the Rally next year and we have organized the trip over a few days we will meet at Junee stay the night then on to Echuca where we will stay two nights ...
  Topic: Who's registered for the rally?
John Ballard

Replies: 3
Views: 2263

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: 3701

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: Thermo fan with a12
John Ballard

Replies: 4
Views: 3149

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: How far can you run on a battery.
John Ballard

Replies: 0
Views: 2133

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: 4826

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: 4340

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: Adelaide discussion
John Ballard

Replies: 11
Views: 4826

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: 4230

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: 4230

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: 3668

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: 2463

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: Wiper motor problem
John Ballard

Replies: 14
Views: 7464

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: 7464

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: Daytime driving lights
John Ballard

Replies: 5
Views: 3307

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: 3307

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: 3307

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: Temperature Gauge
John Ballard

Replies: 6
Views: 3582

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:57 am   Subject: Temperature Gauge
Ok bit confused here if it only has a wire it is electric. Perhaps this “ copper” wire is actually a tube , does it have a plastic cover over the copper
  Topic: Temperature Gauge
John Ballard

Replies: 6
Views: 3582

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 8:30 am   Subject: Temperature Gauge
If it is not an electric it has a capillary tube that takes the temperature to the gauge . It it has a leak the gas comes out of the tube, don’t think that can be fixed.
The wire would be for the li ...
  Topic: Temperature Gauge
John Ballard

Replies: 6
Views: 3582

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:48 pm   Subject: Temperature Gauge
If it is an electric one could be the senser in the head. Not expensive to get a good one repaired.
Sould have two connections one is power in the other wire to the sensor
  Topic: Ignition light staying on.
John Ballard

Replies: 7
Views: 4394

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Fri May 28, 2021 8:10 pm   Subject: Ignition light staying on.
You can adjust the voltage regulator by following instructions in the manual . But first check your connections on the generator are clean and tight
  Topic: Ignition light staying on.
John Ballard

Replies: 7
Views: 4394

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Fri May 28, 2021 5:08 pm   Subject: Ignition light staying on.
Generator light on means it is not charging . Sooner or later your battery will go flat.
  Topic: 20th National Rally.
John Ballard

Replies: 4
Views: 7711

PostForum: National Rally ~ Brisbane Region 2021   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:05 am   Subject: 20th National Rally.
We cannot let another year go by without a proper National Rally a Combined Club event is what we need. Each Club could assume responsibility for section like show, dinner, rally etc
  Topic: Ignition light
John Ballard

Replies: 5
Views: 5896

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 1:36 pm   Subject: Ignition light
Results from the Auto Elec was the slip rings were worn out. They could repair for $250 providing they could find parts a Lucas 17ACR. or new one for $300.
Managed to get a new one 45 amp rated from ...
 
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