Guypie

Nominal's 1961 Morris Oxford Discussion

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Looking good so far!

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Err I should probably point out, you dont need to repair cert this car, the rego is on hold, you just take it for a wof good sir.!

Wof man goes, "ok!" and off you roll to collect your reg.

 

Nice work by the way, glad to see it coming along.

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I think the rego may be for a different morrie, so going to do all repair to cert standard and if it doesnt come up when i go to get a wof then all is well. but if it gets pulled up and I need to re rego I hope to be covered.

 

By the way if you happen to get a mgb gt in at zebra for parts let me know, I would like the front hubs, brakes and kingpins.

 

because secret master plan of course.

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kwality work sir, especially for first time (i call BS!)

 

apparently these and the other various BMC variants, the Fiat 2100/2300 and Peugeot 404 were all penned by Pininfarina around the same time. The wagons especially are very similar from the rear.

 

Seems that BMC had more concern about how to assemble them in order to minimise rust traps than FIAT did!

 

Carry on my good man.

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looks good to me.

if your parent panel is bending then use shorter welds. you really cant get away with anything more that a spot. if you try to run a bead it'll warp.

apart from that your doing great!

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Rego for a different morry???? Why do you think that? I bought the cars off a pretty well known motorbike restorer here in Auckland, so if its not the reg for the car we will be going back to see him!!!!

 

Do all the numbers match up?

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Rego for a different morry???? Why do you think that? I bought the cars off a pretty well known motorbike restorer here in Auckland, so if its not the reg for the car we will be going back to see him!!!!

 

Do all the numbers match up?

 

Half the serial is the same the other half is different. On the paper work it says its a blue sedan, so may have been a mix up somewhere. In talking to a compliance workshop they said that sometimes stuff got mixed up when the records changed to digital so could be that. Regardless I'm not sweating it too much, if I do the work to a good standard it shouldn't be a problem anyway.

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Hmm, I'm not liking that, the fact is I paid for that car with a live reg, and it wasn't cheap, so maybe we should go and see the gentleman in question!

They never pick up on old cars at wof time tho, unless you are seriously unlucky, but still :(

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Hey for first time repairs they are pretty neat. Welding looks good. Like mr pie eater said.. if too much shrinkage then just shorter welds. Anyway- you'd rather have low spots than high spots on something that aint a ferrari. Then you can just epoxy over it and fill with putty magic. Nothing wrong with a bit of filler :-)

 

Wagons are cool. Good job!

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Ok. First im just going to say that the panels thst guypie did look fucking sweet. How the fuck did you do the outer lip so nice with chilses and hammers. Gawd damn.....

But yay! Im glad terry bought this to be honest. Will be good to see a new wagon at wag nats. Does look like a bit of rust in the front there. But not to bad once its all unstiched by the looks. Rad.

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Thanks Albert.

 

It's going to be a front-to-back adventure.

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Oh man that wagon drove great, damn that crossmember sucks tho!!! I missed that too.

Sorry to tell you the timeslip is from my l200 ute a couple of years ago, A60's will be around 24 seconds with a master on the 4 on the tree ;)

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Dang, I was hoping it would be faster than an HZ Police Car :-D

 

Might have to investigate turbo options now.

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Autocar managed 0-60mph in 19.6 secs. Twin carbs and 1800cc should give 50% more excitement.

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Stupid rust.

So how big is the engine in there now?

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