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  Topic: Phase 1 hinge box-position of swivel pins
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 4
Views: 15284

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2022 11:05 am   Subject: Phase 1 hinge box-position of swivel pins
Thanks very much Keith. It will form a good starting point. The axis of rotation will probably not end up exactly in those points of course. I will turn up new "top hats" with bigger diame ...
  Topic: Phase 1 hinge box-position of swivel pins
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 4
Views: 15284

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2022 11:08 am   Subject: Phase 1 hinge box-position of swivel pins
Thanks for that "Wizardly" offer. I should fill in with some background. My driver side door is from another car and came detached with the car. It had never been fitted and, looking at the ...
  Topic: Phase 1 hinge box-position of swivel pins
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 4
Views: 15284

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2022 10:08 pm   Subject: Phase 1 hinge box-position of swivel pins
1] Phase 1 Olympic: Is it known how the factory drilled the hinge box holes for the door swivel pins?
2] Has anyone recorded the positional dimensions of the hole centres in both top and bottom box ...
  Topic: Phase 1 heater
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 4
Views: 35143

PostForum: Parts Wanted   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 4:29 pm   Subject: Got One at last !
Thanks to a lead from Gary Tipping, I contacted Spitbitz. Turns out they had two ! Delivered in 24 hours- great service. My wife is puzzled why I am so excited over a box of rusty metal!
  Topic: Phase 1 heater
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 4
Views: 35143

PostForum: Parts Wanted   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:18 pm   Subject: Phase 1 heater
The one I need is slightly different-
1] the outlet vents are behind a sort of heat shield and help direct the air vertically through convoluted hose like yours.
2] the drive motor protrusion looks ...
  Topic: Phase 1 heater
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 4
Views: 35143

PostForum: Parts Wanted   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:35 am   Subject: Phase 1 heater
Does anyone have a Spitfire 4 [mk1 1962-1967] heater they want to dispose of?
  Topic: Exhaust manifold for Phase 1 with 1275 engine
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 5
Views: 16578

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:38 am   Subject: 1275 exhaust manifold
I was prepared to "cut and shut" a Midget exhaust, [which I have] but was concerned that later somebody would say "Why did'nt you just.........?"

Anyway thanks for your comments ...
  Topic: Exhaust manifold for Phase 1 with 1275 engine
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 5
Views: 16578

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:53 pm   Subject: Exhaust manifold for Phase 1 with 1275 engine
Looking for advice on source a Fabricated Exhaust manifold [ 3 into 2 into 1] to fit a Morris Minor based Phase 1 with 1275 A series engine. Looks like a standard Midget manifold hangs down too mu ...
  Topic: Replacement rear screen Phase1
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 13
Views: 48662

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 8:09 pm   Subject: Replacement rear screen Phase1
I was very disappointed to receive no response from the F Townsend links I was given here. I am sure that restorers like us form part of the target audience for his programme. Yet the names of useful ...
  Topic: Replacement rear screen Phase1
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 13
Views: 48662

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:34 pm   Subject: Replacement screen Phase 1
Yes; please send me an order form to ron@palgraves.com. I have earlier sent you an email listing some collection dates would fit in with my plans.
  Topic: Replacement rear screen Phase1
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 13
Views: 48662

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:01 am   Subject: Replacement rear screen Phase1
Thanks John- how do I proceed?
  Topic: Replacement rear screen Phase1
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 13
Views: 48662

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:24 am   Subject: Replacement rear screen Phase1
No I have not. I assumed screens to be slow moving stock items and most probably from the same suppliers. So I was not inclined to spend another 150 or so for the same outcome. But to be fair that ...
  Topic: Replacement rear screen Phase1
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 13
Views: 48662

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:44 pm   Subject: Replacement rear screen Phase1
I mailed the SOS address but got no reply. Thanks for your leads- I will follow up. I do not have any grouse with the replacement that I got, but that was more than 10 years ago, and reverse engineeri ...
  Topic: Replacement rear screen Phase1
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 13
Views: 48662

PostForum: Olympic   Posted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:24 am   Subject: Replacement rear screen Phase1
A few nights ago I saw CAR SOS restored an ACE Aceca. They went to a specialist to have the rear screen accurately replicated [Laser scanned]. Does anyone know who they went to? A few years ago I boug ...
  Topic: Rear aluminium overiders
Ron Palgrave

Replies: 1
Views: 26823

PostForum: Parts For Sale   Posted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:56 pm   Subject: Rear aluminium overiders
Just a long shot..... Does anyone have a set of rear Olympic overiders for disposal?

Ron Palgrave
 
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