Dear Morris Minor Owner,
My name is Anton. I am the owner of
Nordisk Morris Minor Lager A/S in Denmark
and Classic Cars (Pvt.) Ltd. in Sri Lanka.
I have been in this trade around 35 years and still enjoy
what I am doing.
Too often your supplier say not available when you ask
for a part. Many parts become obsolete as it is not viable for the manufacturer
to produce the little we can buy.
Therefore I founded Classic Cars in 1995 especially for
low scale production. We are now making nearly 600 different parts of
which many are only available from us.
95 % of the production is shipped to Denmark and much
is sold to my colleagues in England.
Therefore I should keep you updated about the development
as we are developing new parts all the time.
If you know that a part is no longer available – try to
ask your supplier again or have a look on my website www.morrisminor.dk.
It might be available again – also in England.
Often it is only simple items that makes it difficult
for you to keep your Morris Minor nice and reliable and we must do our
best to keep everything available at any time. If it becomes too difficult,
you will look for some other car and the Minor might be scrapped.
I am in Sri Lanka now and when I go back to Denmark the
8th of February I will have some samples of LOG1004 motif MORRIS MINOR
with me. They are made from brass and when they are cromed nobody will
see any difference. Surely they will last longer than the ones we know.
The samples are not cromed but they are so beautiful without
and maybe somebody would like to polish their gold emblems every Sunday
morning or find a way to protect them? What do you think? Should we
stock them in gold and in crome?
In the latest shipment there were three new items, the
big blanking plug behind the battery, a radiator hose with heater outtake
and a tray to fit under the engine sump.
Surely the blanking plug will prevent some noise and fumes
to enter the cabin from the engine bay.
In the mid sixties the water pump was changed to the ones
with aluminium body we know today. But for some reason the radiator
hose was not changed.
As far as I know all radiator hoses available now are
1 inch inside and will fit the cast iron water pumps. The aluminium
housing is 28 mm and when we force the modern radiator hoses on they
are stretched too much and will often crack at the clip and start leaking
after some time.
Our new radiator hose is 28 mm inside at the pump end
and 1 inch at the radiator end. We now stock both.
The tray under the engine sump is very easy to fit and
clean. It will take the drop from the timing cover in front and the
hole in the clutch housing at rear. With this you do not need to worry
about marking your parking place.
In the future I will do my best also to tell you about
parts we have developed earlier.