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  Topic: Starter bushes
Boeing Bob

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:10 pm   Subject: Starter bushes
I have rebuilt quite a few starters and always give the bushes a bit of a soak in SAE 20 oil. Before assembly, wipe them out and put a very light smear of grease on the shaft.

Boeing Bob.
  Topic: Horn not working.
Boeing Bob

Replies: 1
Views: 2721

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 8:34 pm   Subject: Horn not working.
Have a good look at the bunch of connectors under the dash where the main loom connects to the column. If somebody has been tinkering with the column, there is a good chance that a wire has been pull ...
  Topic: my morrie NOW called Megs
Boeing Bob

Replies: 28
Views: 20475

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:20 pm   Subject: my morrie NOW called Megs
Be warned guys, there is a lot of rumbling generally throughout the classic car fraternity at the moment about dobbing in guys who abuse the system by having their cars are on historic plates and thos ...
  Topic: Trafficators
Boeing Bob

Replies: 8
Views: 6418

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 3:51 pm   Subject: Trafficators
Great minds think alike Scott. I did exactly that yesterday except that I used plate steel. There was also a hole right at the top where the seat belt bolt went through. This got the same treatment ...
  Topic: Trafficators
Boeing Bob

Replies: 8
Views: 6418

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sun May 08, 2016 8:36 pm   Subject: Trafficators
On the subject of trafficators, I am involved in assisting with the renovation of a Morris Minor split screen and we are going to delete the trafficators and want to blank off the holes in the door p ...
  Topic: Wellington Vintage Fair & Swap Meet 6th March
Boeing Bob

Replies: 3
Views: 4269

PostForum: Club Events   Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:52 pm   Subject: Wellington Vintage Fair & Swap Meet 6th March
Hi John,

I tried to download some photos for you on my photobucket account but I have not used it for a couple of years and no matter what I tried it would not allow me to sign in. A better name fo ...
  Topic: Generator To Alternator
Boeing Bob

Replies: 30
Views: 20417

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 4:39 pm   Subject: Generator To Alternator
Been off the air for a couple of weeks and just catching up. Glad to hear everything is ok Mal. Don't hesitate to give me a call if any problems arise in the future.

Regards, Bob.
  Topic: Ignition light always on; bad regulator?
Boeing Bob

Replies: 3
Views: 2757

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 1:09 pm   Subject: Ignition light always on; bad regulator?
Be aware that when you clean the points with abrasive paper, you effectively widen the point gap which will set the output of the generator to a higher value. The problem here being that you could ov ...
  Topic: Generator To Alternator
Boeing Bob

Replies: 30
Views: 20417

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:08 pm   Subject: Generator To Alternator
Hey Mal, when I rebuilt the van initially, I fitted one of those kits from ESM and was very pleased with it. The only trouble I had was that the regulator built into the alternator was a bit weak and ...
  Topic: Ignition Warning Light.
Boeing Bob

Replies: 10
Views: 5504

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:14 pm   Subject: Ignition Warning Light.
Both the workshop manual & operation handbook quote a Lucas No. 970 Bulg 2.5 volt & 0.5 watt

Well I'll be buttered on both sides. I would have bet 10 quid to a nob of goat's poo and hold t ...
  Topic: Morry Generator System
Boeing Bob

Replies: 2
Views: 2776

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:20 pm   Subject: Morry Generator System
Hi Jason,

The procedure which you have mentioned will work okay as what you are doing is simply bypassing all of the control system and putting armature output straight into the field which will pr ...
  Topic: Morry Generator System
Boeing Bob

Replies: 2
Views: 2776

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:34 pm   Subject: Morry Generator System
To many people, electricity is understandably a ghastly tin of worms. To me it has been a way of life for my 52 years spent as an aircraft electrician and avionics engineer. Electricity is not only ...
  Topic: Turning lights for a Lo-light
Boeing Bob

Replies: 4
Views: 2482

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 8:13 pm   Subject: Turning lights for a Lo-light
Thanks guys. I will pass this along to my friend.

Boeing Bob.
  Topic: Turning lights for a Lo-light
Boeing Bob

Replies: 4
Views: 2482

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:24 pm   Subject: Turning lights for a Lo-light
A friend of mine is restoring a Lo-light to as original conditioin as possible. The only concession that he is making is to fit turning lights and de-activating the semaphores. Does anybody know of ...
  Topic: I finally Bought one
Boeing Bob

Replies: 94
Views: 41455

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:24 pm   Subject: I finally Bought one
My money is still riding on a fuel blockage.

Boeing Bob.
  Topic: I finally Bought one
Boeing Bob

Replies: 94
Views: 41455

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:14 pm   Subject: I finally Bought one
Here's my tuppenece worth. From what you have said, I assume that you have added the new pump so that you are pumping the fuel through the old pump, which I once again assume is an original Lucas. T ...
  Topic: Fuses
Boeing Bob

Replies: 5
Views: 3285

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:16 pm   Subject: Re: fuses
Thank you. it only started this morning when i was going for a drive. I came & had lunch then went back to start from lights & I think it was the fuel sender. I pulled the spare tyre out & ...
  Topic: Nancy's "Black Beauty" 1953 2 door saloon
Boeing Bob

Replies: 216
Views: 84303

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Sat May 26, 2012 7:48 pm   Subject: Nancy's "Black Beauty" 1953 2 door saloon
Hi Bob
Very well explained. I think that covers it . However I do not understand why people buy the copper pipes from UK when it is so cheap to have steel ones made here.
I bought new ones to set u ...
  Topic: Nancy's "Black Beauty" 1953 2 door saloon
Boeing Bob

Replies: 216
Views: 84303

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Fri May 25, 2012 8:10 pm   Subject: Nancy's "Black Beauty" 1953 2 door saloon
Just for the record, I must make a comment here on earlier references to the legality of copper brake lines. I have just spent 4 months going through the process of making my van 100% legal by having ...
  Topic: coil
Boeing Bob

Replies: 3
Views: 2698

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:51 pm   Subject: coil
Hi Warren,

Any coil will fit any engine. The problem arises as to the voltage of the coil. There are basically two types of coils, one being a 12 volt coil, the other being a 9 volt coil. The 1 ...
  Topic: Cotton braided wiring
Boeing Bob

Replies: 3
Views: 2258

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:55 pm   Subject: Cotton braided wiring
Give Vintage Wiring Harness a try at Ringwood in VIctoria. They use the old style wire in their looms.

Boeing Bob.
  Topic: Rust repairs to Morris Van back
Boeing Bob

Replies: 3
Views: 2469

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:30 pm   Subject: Rust repairs to Morris Van back
I know what you are going through. I cut up three van backs just to salvage one good one, not to mention the extra repair panels I bought to complete the job. Where I was lucky, my third body had a ...
  Topic: ute engine conversion
Boeing Bob

Replies: 13
Views: 9920

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:34 pm   Subject: ute engine conversion
Hi Graham
Currently using "1100" escort engine (to stay within NSW RTA 15%rule). Eye Rolls
Already made disc brake conversion using (surprise surprise) escort 2.0 hub, disc and calliper (see earlier post ...
  Topic: Speedo drive for a datsun converted morry
Boeing Bob

Replies: 3
Views: 2682

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:27 pm   Subject: Speedo drive for a datsun converted morry
I run a 1098 engine with a MG Midget gearbox into a 4 cylinder LC Torana diff of 3.9. The local instrument shop guy near home goes for a drive with you over a measured kilometer with a counter attach ...
  Topic: My New Morrie
Boeing Bob

Replies: 45
Views: 17560

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2010 11:57 am   Subject: My New Morrie
My sincere apologies to everybody for once again sticking my bib in where it wasn't needed and succeeding in doing nothing more than stirring you all up. That was the furthest thing from my mind. Mayb ...
 
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