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  Topic: 20th National Rally.
John Ballard

Replies: 4
Views: 820

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: 682

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: 682

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: 682

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: 682

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: 720

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: 720

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: 1651

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: 1651

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: 2
Views: 1043

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: 1111

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
  Topic: Wipers
John Ballard

Replies: 2
Views: 1111

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 7:06 pm   Subject: Wipers
Took a bit of sorting to get the Lucas two speed toggle switch right so here tis,
Term 2 park
Term 5 low
Term 8 high
Term 4 earth/frame
This for a Negative earth car.
Now the motor I found out t ...
  Topic: Wipers
John Ballard

Replies: 2
Views: 1111

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sun May 03, 2020 6:53 pm   Subject: Wipers
Just about finished my wiring to day on the Ute new loom plus these extras
Daytime running lights
Driving lights
Engine bay lights
Rear tub lights
Indicators
Hazard lights
Radio
USB charger
...
  Topic: Lil Jen
John Ballard

Replies: 10
Views: 2416

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Sat May 02, 2020 6:38 pm   Subject: Lil Jen
Just reading your post again, Series 11 had 803cc engine but to restore better and a lot cheaper to rebuild a 950 Minor 1000 engine.
1953 first of the OHV engines but should have a "cheesegrater" gri ...
  Topic: Lil Jen
John Ballard

Replies: 10
Views: 2416

PostForum: My Morry   Posted: Sat May 02, 2020 1:57 pm   Subject: Lil Jen
Loks good and fairly rust free, good luck and get started
  Topic: Lucas 14W two speed Mini wiper
John Ballard

Replies: 3
Views: 1257

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:42 am   Subject: Lucas 14W two speed Mini wiper
No not yet still on the bench, these only have the four connections and field coils are non existent as the motor has permanent magnets.
Cannot be that hard but all diagrams "googled' give the DR3A t ...
  Topic: Lucas 14W two speed Mini wiper
John Ballard

Replies: 3
Views: 1257

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2020 2:23 pm   Subject: Lucas 14W two speed Mini wiper
I have managed to find a good two speed Mini wiper, serviced it including new brushes, but on the bench I have both speeds but no park.
This one has the three mounting feet, connection block has 4 te ...
  Topic: High Beam problem
John Ballard

Replies: 8
Views: 1830

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:34 pm   Subject: High Beam problem
Zabond
I owe you thanks a wiring alteration at the socket and all OK.
My car has three black wires coming from the sockets whereas the new one I am using on my Ute have a red, white and blue. Havi ...
  Topic: High Beam problem
John Ballard

Replies: 8
Views: 1830

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:54 pm   Subject: High Beam problem
Thanks
I am using top terminal for earth (white wire on socket ) red is high blue is low. High and Low are the two side parallel pins. To earth I have a lug under the bolt that holds the cable to th ...
  Topic: High Beam problem
John Ballard

Replies: 8
Views: 1830

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:59 pm   Subject: High Beam problem
I will try that tomorrow, but I have tried 6 lamps on the bench all 55/60watt H4 all when on low leaked 6 to 7 volts back through the high filament, which is enough to bring the warning light on.
I ...
  Topic: High Beam problem
John Ballard

Replies: 8
Views: 1830

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:38 am   Subject: High Beam problem
No. Narva. 60/55 watts
  Topic: High Beam problem
John Ballard

Replies: 8
Views: 1830

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:39 pm   Subject: High Beam problem
I have a problem with my new wiring and loom . All went well till I got to the lights, the high beam warning light is on with high or low lights.
Checked the lamps and when on low there is about 6 vo ...
  Topic: Daytime running lights
John Ballard

Replies: 0
Views: 1251

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:49 pm   Subject: Daytime running lights
Probably been done before but I am wiring daytime running lights as per modern cars in my Ute project.
Here is how, I purchased at a good price two new headlights and found they had parking lamps ins ...
  Topic: Fitting temp sender unit
John Ballard

Replies: 2
Views: 1399

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:25 pm   Subject: Fitting temp sender unit
Somewhere in my shed I have a plate that I made like that. Finally I made another with a tee to also add heater pipe. Then I purchased a 12G295 Cooper head with the thread in the head up front, in the ...
  Topic: Loom difference for 950 versus 803?
John Ballard

Replies: 3
Views: 1599

PostForum: Electrics, Instrumentation & Security   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:07 am   Subject: Loom difference for 950 versus 803?
Hi
just bought a loom for my own restoration Morris 1000 ute. I went through the list of what was available and as I am on limited funds bought a loom I can adjust Number. WRC 101 This suits 195 ...
 
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