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Tortron’s ‘62 Moggy oil leaks and electrical issues discussion thread.

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This is where we get to talk oil leaks, poor brakes, electrical issues and the reason why this needs a rotary engine.

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Would it need a cert for 948 to 1098 swap given that the two look alike enough for it to not be noticed at wof time and the horsepower difference is probably bugger all?

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Technically yes, but you'd have to be the most pedantic prick to pull it up on it

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20 minutes ago, igor said:

Would it need a cert for 948 to 1098 swap given that the two look alike enough for it to not be noticed at wof time and the horsepower difference is probably bugger all?

I could probably pull the 1100 tag off the side and hope he isn't an A series boffin to decode the engine number.

But I just checked the head I have and it's a 950 one which isn't good on a 1100 so at this stage I'm not Gona rebuild that one

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Regarding the revin, how hard would a plate and tag swap be? Surely something this old would be a cakewalk? 

/don't do that though, it's illegal!

 

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Extremely easy. The tags are all screwed on.

Actually it has a Nuffield Australia build plate on it

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Ok I've figured it out

Its had a 1100 swap in the past, and then the marina engine was rebuilt and swapped in in Nelson. 

Its been illegal for decades. Wonder if the re Rego inspection failed on that or the rust

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Same colour as my Morris Minor.. may I should put up a build thread of mine and we can swap ideas :thumbleft:

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Nice. I bought it on the colour alone. Cheaper than painting my other one....

 

Please do. This forum needs much more minor content

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17 minutes ago, tortron said:

Please do. This forum needs much more minor content

Going to be selling my Riley 1.5 drum setup soon if you want an upgrade. Won't be dirt cheap though.

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Doulama has some marina disks, think I might redrill them to the correct yuck Brit pcd

 

 

Actually might be good for my other minor

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Have to take them off the Traveller first. Wof man can't handle the increase in pedal pressure and I don't want to tell him they are non standard.

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1 hour ago, Yowzer said:

Why not 3.8m8 it?

I was just about to say that. 

You've got a spare 3.8 m8 so chuck that in for max moo diff blowing power 

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Not much space available for the gearbox. Steering rack isn't in a good locatio 

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After some soul searching, I'm Gona supercharge the marina engine. That should save me from wanting to supercharge my sidevalve.

Flanges are readily available off the shelf now days, I struggled to find them 10 years ago.

Already have a v pulley for it. Will probably just make up a  plenum to bolt to a standard or twin carb intake, and fit some basic lcbs.

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1 minute ago, Yowzer said:

Excellent choice

Yes a Morris minor, fitted out with parts from the worst car ever made.

A most excellent choice

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This was my old Moggy. Sold it to a guy on here who rebuilt the motor and now it’s a promo car I think.

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