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  Topic: The American '59 Truck Build
Duncan

Replies: 9
Views: 4585

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:58 pm   Subject: The American '59 Truck Build
I know that the track width on the Morris is appx 50 5/8" but there is plenty of room to add two inches per side over the stock track width. I have seen two Morris' that use an S10 chassis, and I rem ...
  Topic: The American '59 Truck Build
Duncan

Replies: 9
Views: 4585

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:05 am   Subject: The American '59 Truck Build
Chevrolet S10 Pickup:
* short (72.8") bed =108.3 in. wb.
* long (88.8") bed =117.9 in. wb.
* extended cab=122.9 in. wb.

* track, f/r (in.):
'82-'93: 54.1/54.1

'94-'04: 54.5 / 5 ...
  Topic: The American '59 Truck Build
Duncan

Replies: 9
Views: 4585

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 1:12 pm   Subject: The American '59 Truck Build
You might want to consider looking at using the entire S10 chassis. The track width works (pre '91 as I recall) and the chassis is relatively easy to shorten. There are ready made V8 kits and I'm su ...
  Topic: LCV 739
Duncan

Replies: 4
Views: 2769

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 1:11 pm   Subject: LCV 739
I'd like to see a photo, eitherway. I love the working vehicles!
  Topic: wiring hassles
Duncan

Replies: 7
Views: 4318

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:02 am   Subject: wiring hassles
I thought that would have been finished long ago !!!

Me too, but I keep running into problems that take a bit to get solved, and my "other" project car has been keeping me busy as well.

Too many ...
  Topic: wiring hassles
Duncan

Replies: 7
Views: 4318

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 8:13 am   Subject: wiring hassles
I'm about to embark on a similar project. (Wiring a Laser column, into a Morris with a Datsun motor.) I am using an aftermarket wiring harness that seems to be laid out rather well, but we'll see wha ...
  Topic: What size thermo fan?
Duncan

Replies: 8
Views: 3780

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 1:39 pm   Subject: What size thermo fan?
Thanks Scott,

I imagine that I can squeeze it in there somehow...
  Topic: What size thermo fan?
Duncan

Replies: 8
Views: 3780

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2006 6:15 am   Subject: What size thermo fan?
Scott,
Is there a bit more room in a lowlight than a later Morris grille? A quick look with a tape measure shows that I have (generally) about 1.5" (appx 40 mm) of clearance in front of the radiator ...
  Topic: What size thermo fan?
Duncan

Replies: 8
Views: 3780

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2006 12:20 am   Subject: What size thermo fan?
The Landrover and Daewoo units are thinner than the aftermarket models I have found.

Thanks for the help. Now I know what I need to look for.
  Topic: What size thermo fan?
Duncan

Replies: 8
Views: 3780

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2006 2:12 pm   Subject: What size thermo fan?
Thanks Grant,
I have taken a look, and most of the wreckers seem to have fans that are fairly thick. I think someone mentioned a Mitsubishi but I have yet to find on intact at the local wreckers. ...
  Topic: What size thermo fan?
Duncan

Replies: 8
Views: 3780

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2006 8:55 am   Subject: What size thermo fan?
I am back on getting my van up and running. I need to put a thermo fan in it, and it looks like *something* will fit brtween the grille and the radiator. I am using the std Morris radiator, and I re ...
  Topic: Hitachi distributor
Duncan

Replies: 5
Views: 3331

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 1:36 pm   Subject: Hitachi distributor
hi duncan did the pertronix kit improve performance noticely as thinking of putting one in my 1400 but at $200 will need a big improvement

I would have to say only minimally as it does eliminate po ...
  Topic: Hitachi distributor
Duncan

Replies: 5
Views: 3331

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 12:15 am   Subject: Hitachi distributor
Pertronix makes a kit that eliminates the breaker points. They have one for the Minor listed on their site. I put a kit in my Datsun 1200 and the cost was $69 USD.
  Topic: Schematic diagram
Duncan

Replies: 8
Views: 4219

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2005 11:04 am   Subject: Schematic diagram
Thanks to Scott and Frosty, I have a Laser steering column that will make it's way into my van.

Would anyone have a schematic with the wiring color codes? I might be able to figure it out with an ...
  Topic: My new 2 door
Duncan

Replies: 5
Views: 3380

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2005 5:20 am   Subject: My new 2 door
Wow! That's a beauty. What a lovely job on the restoration. Congratulations on getting such a nice Morris.
  Topic: 1958 Morris Minor Milk Van *Photos Updated*
Duncan

Replies: 11
Views: 6606

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 10:51 am   Subject: 1958 Morris Minor Milk Van *Photos Updated*
yep, its there..... Shocked Shocked Shocked

Yes, the aditional pics were added since I first looked, and I can see the rubber strip.

What a great van!
  Topic: 1958 Morris Minor Milk Van *Photos Updated*
Duncan

Replies: 11
Views: 6606

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 6:17 am   Subject: 1958 Morris Minor Milk Van *Photos Updated*


I can imagine RussLCV drooling already..........

I'm drooling! That is a wonderful original example. Does it not have the rubber strip between the cab and the van back, or am I just not seein ...
  Topic: All British Day 2005 - Brisbane
Duncan

Replies: 6
Views: 3831

PostForum: Club Events   Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2005 9:11 am   Subject: All British Day 2005 - Brisbane
hey all,

here are some pics from yesterday, All British Day 2005.

http://tinypic.com/drcynr.gif

there was about 40 MM's there and heaps of Mini's, Austins, Wolseleys etc etc

Looks like a v ...
  Topic: RSVP
Duncan

Replies: 11
Views: 5176

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2005 1:34 pm   Subject: RSVP
Beautiful! I love the mirrors, too..
  Topic: Trev's Fleet
Duncan

Replies: 18
Views: 7644

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2005 6:17 am   Subject: Trev's Fleet
Remember one thing no LCVs were lowlights!!!

I know, I was basically joking. Especially rare are the 1 pc windscreen lowlight vans. They MUST exist because Scott has one Shocked Shocked

I d ...
  Topic: Trev's Fleet
Duncan

Replies: 18
Views: 7644

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2005 9:10 am   Subject: Trev's Fleet
Who said it was rusty Mad?? There's no rust in the body (apart from the bottom of the N/S door). It just looks awful

I thought you said one time that it had some rust. My bad!

Your van looks n ...
  Topic: Trev's Fleet
Duncan

Replies: 18
Views: 7644

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 11:34 am   Subject: Trev's Fleet
Trev,
Nice fleet you have there. It seems that folks that like Morries end up owning a few of them.

Scott, I would KILL to have your van. I know you say it's rusty and all, but that thing is ...
  Topic: Stracho's Morrys
Duncan

Replies: 19
Views: 9403

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Sun Jan 16, 2005 2:28 pm   Subject: Stracho's Morrys
I like the back end of your van. The back end is usually pretty un-spectacular (in my opinion) on the vans, but the taillights and custom bumper give it a nice look.

I hope mine gets to looking th ...
  Topic: Skidmond's 4 Door
Duncan

Replies: 9
Views: 8136

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 2:26 pm   Subject: Skidmond's 4 Door
Whoops, that was me. Every time I run my spyware removal software, it seems to erase my login info on the boards I frequent.
  Topic: Skidmond's 4 Door
Duncan

Replies: 9
Views: 8136

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2004 12:00 am   Subject: Skidmond's 4 Door
That's a beautiful Morris. I particularly like the wheels on it.
 
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