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Old 28 Sep 2022, 14:25 (Ref:4127766)   #1381
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Whilst we're talking about high performance Morris 1000s....
And the last of them had "staggering" performance with the 1089cc engine in it, I remember supplying a brand new Moggie 1000 van (complete with the "new" column steering lock) in the 70s that BL were offloading, the guy that bought it used it for 10 years with no problems.
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Old 28 Sep 2022, 15:31 (Ref:4127774)   #1382
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The Fat Clerk should be qualifying in the top 10 on the gridThe Fat Clerk should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
They were even slower when the back was full of tools, telephones & cable and a ladder was on the roof.
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A pal of mine at school had a moggie 1k as his first car.

As I recall some spirited driving was required to maintain the aforementioned 60mph once it had been achieved.
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Don't knock the mighty 948cc A-series


When I had to do the engine change in our A35 (as mentioned in post #1349 ) I was delighted to discover that the engine I'd sourced - which came from a defunct Minor convertible - was of course a 948cc - but the engine we removed was a measly little 803cc from an A30..... Not quite sure how as the A30 was apparently only made from 52-56, and our van was a 57..... presumably sometime in the intervening 10 years it had had a previous transplant


It did feel perkier with the "new" engine
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Don't knock the mighty 948cc A-series


When I had to do the engine change in our A35 (as mentioned in post #1349 ) I was delighted to discover that the engine I'd sourced - which came from a defunct Minor convertible - was of course a 948cc - but the engine we removed was a measly little 803cc from an A30..... Not quite sure how as the A30 was apparently only made from 52-56, and our van was a 57..... presumably sometime in the intervening 10 years it had had a previous transplant


It did feel perkier with the "new" engine
Perhaps someone did a surreptitious swap whilst no-one was looking!

Many years ago when I lived in Norfolk, a local lad on his way home to Cromer in his A35 after a night out, ran out of fuel. He was only just outside the town so he pushed the car into the gateway of a field & walked home. He returned in the morning with some petrol but there was no life from the engine, nothing, so he opened the bonnet to check it over only to find the engine had gone!!
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