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by Tinsmith_Skippy
Sun Jan 24, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 18206

Re: Mk1 Pi Restoration

The To Do List is down to an A4 sheet of 15 minute jobs! maybe! https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1KgQ1h58ytqhBQDMkbfDfiKkFTnXGZ8EH Here is a Photograph Album link, I'll be updating this album to completion now, cheers for viewing. View Photographs Thanks for the comments John and thanks and for having...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 18206

Re: Mk1 Pi Restoration

Been burning off the Christmas indulgences with a bit more progress in the engine bay. All tuned up brake and clutch fluids bled it's all done under there. Not much more to do now just fitting the interior and waiting for the chrome to come back from the platers. Thanks for the comments Charles catc...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine / chassis number
Replies: 4
Views: 303

Re: Engine / chassis number

Hello Sal From your information your commission plate might be MG not M6 which MG is a Pi From MG 75000 onwards was a decrease in BHP for the Pi 132 bhp to 125 bhp and the linkage was altered and the throttle bodies was changed from one vacuum/ balance pipe rails inlets to two. The DLO at the end is...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 18206

Re: Mk1 Pi Restoration

Hello All and Merry Christmas! An update with what we have been up to and it's time to fire up the engine for the first time after forty years idle. Thanks for the comments Dave. https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1md1DVd5dKGxXKTmboMn2rT3X_wPC16k1 Here is a link to some more snap happy photographs. View...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 18206

Re: Mk1 Pi Restoration

Hello 👋 John we went for these, as you say reasonably priced compared to the Michelin XAS FF. Very limited choice for the 13 inch rim. The Maxxis are fitted to dads french blue car with the white wall facing inwards. However gone a little off piste with whitewalls showing on mk1, think It might look...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Thu Oct 29, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 18206

Re: Mk1 Pi Restoration

A cheeky day working on the Pi.

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by Tinsmith_Skippy
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 18206

Re: Mk1 Pi Restoration

Thanks for the comments Phil. Here is another update as the rear suspension is now installed https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1_oqEvqc2foETDbCQqjYnQUTQCmT8yUVz Here is a link to some more snap happy photographs. View Photographs Last couple of evenings we have installed the new clutch and mounted the ...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 18206

Re: Mk1 Pi Restoration

Hello all another update. Were plodding along nicely. The bulkhead items are now fitted along with the windscreen with sealant applied around the rubber, I'll fit the trim when its on its wheels as I cant reach round it. https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1I0JVEJVuupeDMmD0zk2zR9SWK9kASBSS Here is a link...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Parts for Sale and Wanted
Topic: Rubber floor mats
Replies: 5
Views: 650

Re: Rubber floor mats

Only found rears so far. The company Cannon Rubber Manufactures dad says the company was based locally to us in Tottenham, Ashley Rd. These are listed as mk1 571294, don’t know if they are the same as mk2 I've only ever seen these. https://drive.google.com/uc?id=103jcq6ut5kEoXWjWpl_ccduw07KJ4rSe htt...
by Tinsmith_Skippy
Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Mk1 Pi Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 18206

Re: Mk1 Pi Restoration

The glass has been fitted with the rear glass fitted with a new old stock rubber, worth the money when they come up for sale, the pattern ones fit but cant seem to get the bottom right. Bit of a mare with the drivers door glass, it is scratched big time I've got a spare but it has another cars REG e...