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  Topic: Wipers
John Ballard

Replies: 0
Views: 114

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: 4
Views: 2163

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: 609

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: 609

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: 13
Views: 781

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: 407

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: 407

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: 407

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: 13
Views: 781

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 ...
  Topic: Temperature Gauge
John Ballard

Replies: 6
Views: 305

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: 305

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: 305

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: 431

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: 431

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: 2190

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: 2003

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 ...
  Topic: Ignition light
John Ballard

Replies: 5
Views: 2003

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sat Oct 03, 2020 1:28 pm   Subject: Ignition light
Yes but with the wiring and the heater hoses ,glove box is easier.
So done that fitted new incandescent globe no change. I will take it off tomorrow and get the auto elec. to check nit.
  Topic: Ignition light
John Ballard

Replies: 5
Views: 2003

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:44 pm   Subject: Ignition light
Try that tomorrow and let you know, however not keen on removing drivers glove box
  Topic: Ignition light
John Ballard

Replies: 5
Views: 2003

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:27 pm   Subject: Ignition light
I have a problem in my Ute with the red ignition light in the speedo. I have fitted a alternator from a Mini 45 amp/hr , I can accelerate from standing and the light just goes out as I change into 2nd ...
  Topic: Gnoo Blas Classic
John Ballard

Replies: 3
Views: 1671

PostForum: Club Events   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:59 pm   Subject: Gnoo Blas Classic
Just when I have convinced the wife to drive the Ute up Red Ute Blue Ute
  Topic: Gnoo Blas Classic
John Ballard

Replies: 3
Views: 1671

PostForum: Club Events   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 2:06 pm   Subject: Gnoo Blas Classic
This famous event held in February at the old race track Orange NSW each year has just cancelled. We have attended this for many years and have had some great times with our Club.
No talk of another ...
  Topic: Speedo ?
John Ballard

Replies: 7
Views: 2965

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:38 am   Subject: Speedo ?
Simple job to change the sender but changing the fuel gauge to gold face will work
I get my speedos calibrated in Sydney at Manly instruments
He require how many turns of the speedo cable in a drive ...
  Topic: Speedo ?
John Ballard

Replies: 7
Views: 2965

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:06 am   Subject: Speedo ?
Different tank senders for "Black" face speedo's as to the "Gold" faced ones, If you go to the ESM site you will see the two, black gauge one is cheaper.
  Topic: Austin Ute
John Ballard

Replies: 4
Views: 2163

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:48 am   Subject: Austin Ute
Finally after owning it for 25 years and a solid last 3 years of restoration work my Ute is now finished and registered . A bit of fine tuning and cleaning and we are ready to go.
Last job left is th ...
  Topic: Wipers
John Ballard

Replies: 2
Views: 1936

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue May 05, 2020 7:52 pm   Subject: Wipers
So now fitted and the sweep seems perfect , just holding an arm on as windscreen not in yet
 
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