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"Rickety"
Rick Holden
New member from Ilkley, UK   GBR
18 posts
Latest post by Mike in South Carolina
MG midget front disc hubs
Reply in the Morris Minor Chat Forum, 1d 16h 4m 44s ago
"oak 696x"
Jody Butler
New member from Silverstone, northamptonshire, UK   GBR
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1969 Morris Minor Traveller
Registry updated by Ryan R
6 posts
Latest post by 0123
13" wheel
Reply in the Morris Minor Chat Forum, 2d 3h 19m 45s ago
"Mariana"
Mariana Gratton
New member from Bournemouth, Dorset, UK   GBR
New topic by Ste58
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Early Tourer hood mounting pins
New topic in the Morris Minor Chat Forum, 3d 12h 23m 13s ago
10 posts
Latest post by lvvjbhuy
"Ramkamla"
Hashmukh Patel
New member from Wallington, England, UK   GBR
2 posts
Latest post by shoebone
Larf, I Nearly Peed Mesel :)-D
Reply in the Morris Minor Chat Forum, 4d 16h 33m 10s ago
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1969 Morris Oxford
Registry updated by Peter Tkachuk
New topic by lvvjbhuy
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Morris minor people in MO.?
New topic in the Meetups Forum, 5d 1h 15m 40s ago
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1969 Morris Minor 1000 Tourer "Woody"
Registry new comment or rating
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1968 Morris Minor
Registry updated by Rick David
4 posts
Latest post by emjay
7 posts
Latest post by Mr fixit
New topic by John in Eugene
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12 posts
Latest post by emjay
Leaking after rain
Reply in the Morris Minor Chat Forum, Nov 9 06:30 ago
3 posts
Latest post by POMMReg
M/M windshield
Reply in the Morris Minor Chat Forum, Nov 7 20:12 ago
3 posts
Latest post by minimarc
23 posts
8 image(s)
Welding Part 3
Journal post updated in Tim Clackett's Journal   Silver Member USA
87 posts
Latest post by 0123
wiring Help!!!
Reply in the Morris Minor Chat Forum, Nov 6 02:53 ago
4 posts
Latest post by drooartz
17 posts
Latest post by anthonyminimania
Casual driving or racing?
Reply in the Morris Minor Chat Forum, Nov 5 10:22 ago
9 posts
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Torsion bar washer
Reply in the Morris Minor Chat Forum, Nov 5 09:50 ago
129 posts
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26 posts
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16 posts
Latest post by 0123
6 posts
Latest post by usmh3
5 posts
Latest post by 0123
1275 Swap
Reply in the Morris Minor Chat Forum, Nov 1 02:54 ago
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Latest post by 0123
6 posts
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Sun April 2, 2006
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The Gasket Basket
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Rear Springs
Journal post updated in Tim Clackett's Journal   Silver Member USA
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Needed
Journal new post in Roger Asay's Journal   USA
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Sun April 2, 2006
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Troubleshooting Guide for Classic Cars
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Sat February 10, 2007
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Wrench and Socket Reference
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Sun April 2, 2006
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Mounting Tires the DIY Way
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BMC/BL Paint Codes and Colors
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Morris Minor History in a Nutshell

The Morris Minor, designed by Sir Alec Issigonis (who later went on to design the Mini), debuted at the Earls Court Motor Show in London on September 20th, 1948. Over its total production run, more than 1.3 million were manufactured between 1948 and 1971. Sir Alec's design concept was to combine the luxury and convenience of a good motor car at a price affordable by the working classes, and as a result the Morris Minor was a very common family car in the 50s and 60s in the UK. The Minor was a roomy vehicle with superior cornering and handling characteristics for its time. While it's 0-60 mph time was a sedate 30 seconds, it sipped petrol at an impressive 40 mpg (imperial).

Initially available as a 2-door saloon and tourer (convertible), the range was subsequently expanded to include a 4-door saloon in 1950, and in 1952 a wood-framed estate (the Traveller), panel van and pick-up truck variants. The Minor was manufactured in three series, Series I (1948), Series II (1952) and finally the 1000 series (1956). More than 1.3 million of the lightweight, rear-wheel drive cars were eventually produced between 1948 and 1971, mainly in Cowley, Oxfordshire, and exported around the world, with many variants of the original model. Production continued in Birmingham, England until 1971 (for the commercial variants and estate only). The last Morris Minor (commercial) was assembled at Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand in 1974.

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