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 Post subject: Mike Brewer’s new toy
PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:18 pm 
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Mike Brewer looks happy with his new toy!


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:21 pm 
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Looks to be an earlier shell? High seat belts and no brocade at all!

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:33 pm 
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Bill has already pulled him up on that, but he’s adamant it’s right. :roll:


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:36 pm 
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Kn*b. Just my opinion sorry... :) The car , id, is a good one, chassis 76 'dry' 1275S Morris.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:50 pm 
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coopertim wrote:
Looks to be an earlier shell? High seat belts and no brocade at all!

Tim
Definitely an earlier shell but it really shouldn't have brocade or Elf/Hornet trim :lol:






It should be Almond Green/OEW! :shock:

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:00 pm 
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SMOKE GREY wrote:
Kn*b. Just my opinion sorry... :) The car , id, is a good one, chassis 76 'dry' 1275S Morris.


Totally agree with the knob part.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:24 am 
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Considering he's bought it for himself and it's the car he's always dreamed of he should have had it checked out first. Obviously an earlier car than it's very new looking number plates! Really like the number though! Apparently it's missing it's S lump.

The MOT tester went to town on it last year!



Reason(s) for failure

Horn not working (1.6.2a)
Offside Front Direction indicator not working (1.4.A.2c)
Nearside Front position lamp(s) not working (1.1.A.3b)
Nearside Headlamp not working on dipped beam (1.7.5a)
Offside Headlamp not working on dipped beam (1.7.5a)
Front registration plate letter/figure incomplete (6.3.1c)
Rear registration plate missing (6.3.1a)
Nearside Front Subframe mounting prescribed area is excessively corroded sill through to floor (2.4.A.3)
Offside Front Subframe mounting prescribed area is excessively corroded sill through to floor (2.4.A.3)
Service brake: efficiency below requirements (3.7.B.7)
Parking brake: efficiency below requirements (3.7.B.7)
Rear Brakes imbalanced across an axle Axle 2 (3.7.B.5b)

Advisory notice item(s)

Front Exhaust has a minor leak of exhaust gases (7.1.2)
Offside Brake pipe slightly corroded front to rear (3.6.B.2c)
Nearside Rear Radius arm has slight play in a pin/bush (2.4.G.2)
Nearside Front Tie bar/rod rubber bush deteriorated but not resulting in excessive movement (2.4.G.2)
Nearside Rear Rear wheel bearing has slight play (2.6.2)


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:30 am 
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Usually, I'd feel a little sorry for somebody who's been tupped up......... :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:43 am 
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I do believe I know that car from 20-30 years ago. It's a 1960/61 Cherry red Mini Minor shell and it went through various guises.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:23 pm 
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You think he would have at least got someone to look it over for him but then i've seen his Porsche 912 which is again a dogs dinner of bits!!


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