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Old 28th February 2010, 16:15   #1
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Hi I am putting the pictures of my Morris minor before and after restoration.
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What a car boy! Please post some more photos of restoration as well as the restored car. Which year's model is this beauty?
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A nice job done. Also would like to hear the restoration story that may have needed lots of patience and hard work.Please also post more pictures of the restored beauty.
The Morris Minor is one car that was available for around Rs 30K even in 2003. Now the going price is nearly Rs 2L.
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Also would like to hear the restoration story that may have needed lots of patience and hard work.Please also post more pictures of the restored beauty.
Ditto here. Eager to see more pics.

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Which year's model is this beauty?
Going by the fact that its a series MM, yet not a lowlight, it should have a production date between 1951-53.
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Great looking car. Could you give some details on the vintage of the car and the engine she throbs on? and of course some more pics , inside and out.
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Guys unfortunately I did not take any pics during restoration. But I will take some pictures of the inside and post them in a couple of days.
The engine and transmission is original in the morris.
In the mean time I am posting some pics of two more cars that I restored. These two restorations were not as dramatic as the Morris, as I got these two in much better condition.
These are Vauxhall and Flying Standard.
I am posting before and after.
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Nice collection 4x4. The other two cars apart form you Morris Minor looks immaculate. God and good luck bless them.
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This is from the 1950's. The headlamp was shifted in the fender to comply with US standards in an effort to tap on this growing market. As much as the designer of mosquito (common name for MMs series I) hated this change, it became a standard for all MMs produced thereafter.
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Hi guys

I have attached the picture of a component from one of those moris minors cars along with this post. I am trying to figure out what that component is, but in vain.

Bhpians, please take a look at the picture and let me know what it is.

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It seems to be Shock absorber R/H. Part numbers SUS129N/SUS130N on morrisminorspares
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It seems to be Shock absorber R/H. Part numbers SUS129N/SUS130N on morrisminorspares
Yes that's the damper allright
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Hi guys

I have attached the picture of a component from one of those moris minors cars along with this post. I am trying to figure out what that component is, but in vain.

Bhpians, please take a look at the picture and let me know what it is.

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True,this works as a shock absorbers,its a common part in the cars of this era especially bristish cars,has a piston and oil inside,being the same concept of todays shock absorber,but smaller in size
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Hi guys

I have attached the picture of a component from one of those moris minors cars along with this post. I am trying to figure out what that component is, but in vain.

Bhpians, please take a look at the picture and let me know what it is.

cheers

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Those are oil filled suspension dampers...

Present in all the Morris, Servicing them is a Nightmare...
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True,this works as a shock absorbers,its a common part in the cars of this era especially bristish cars,has a piston and oil inside,being the same concept of todays shock absorber,but smaller in size
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Those are oil filled suspension dampers...

Present in all the Morris, Servicing them is a Nightmare...
They are present on the rear of 50s Standards (10/Pennant/Companion) too.
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