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Howard Dent
post 5 Nov 2015, 08:04
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Those of you with good memories or nothing better to do will remember I retrieved a very sad SII Traveller a couple of years ago which was really beyond redemption - and I have finally had a few hours spare to commit it to the parts bin...

Just to record this for posterity I have taken a few snaps to show how bad it was, just in case there are any doubters out there who reckon a couple of hours welding would have saved it! For the record I viewed this car in around 1989 when it was for sale at a dealer (Collector's Autos, Bouremouth if you're that keen), and turned it down because it was rotten (IMG:style_emoticons/default/rolleyes.gif)

It hasn't got any better from standing outside for 20 years or more!!

This is it as recovered - good (ish) from far.

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Driver's side sill behind B post.

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We've heard about fully floating calipers - how about fully floating handbrake lever?

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Yes, that's a seat belt anchorage (IMG:style_emoticons/default/wacko.gif)

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Main chassis rail behind crossmember - that's why it was a bit saggy in the middle!

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The bare bones of the end of the crossmember - literally...

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Beyond redemption.









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post 5 Nov 2015, 09:18
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Have to agree with that Howard. Henry Bessemer couldn't do much with that.
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post 5 Nov 2015, 12:50
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Howard.... you could have turned it into a sculpture and donated it to the Isopon Museum.


I am sure that the spares you have saved will be more valuable to Morris posterity.
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post 5 Nov 2015, 14:40
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Yup, nasty. Don't think I'd have liked to have a crack at that.

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post 5 Nov 2015, 20:41
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QUOTE (Llansadwrn @ 5 Nov 2015, 12:50 ) *
Howard.... you could have turned it into a sculpture and donated it to the Isopon Museum.


I am sure that the spares you have saved will be more valuable to Morris posterity.


Oh yes - organ retrieval was extensive!

I have a picture of it as I moved it with forklift; it's just a shame I didn't video it as I would have made £250 from 'You've been framed' - it folded neatly in the middle leaving the front up to the B post horizontal and the towbar dragging on the floor vertically (IMG:style_emoticons/default/rolleyes.gif)

Forgot to mention the high tec wiring harness visible in the picture of the seat belt mount...
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