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For Sale

For Sale

 1929 Fabric Minor Saloon (M11282)

Total body off restoration and very sound car indeed.
Engine rebuild by Sports and Vintage Motors and about run in by now.
Present owner since 1986.  Ex-Mouldsworth Motor Museum.
On road summers only for local Club runs and Rallies.
Housed in insulated and dehumidified garage.
Reason for Sale - due to age owner down-sizing collection to 1932 M-Type MG and 1926 Cowley Tourer.

Albert Spence Tel: 01856/771295 (Orkney Island)

(Posted 4/11/13)

For Sale

For an OHC Minor - a pair of front wings.  Work has been done on them, but they will require a good deal of finishing.

Derek Tew

For Sale

After selling my 1928 Minor in 2010, I have the following spares available:  block, rims - poor condition clutch pedal, brake cross shaft, rear axle housing, wheel brace, head,
rocker cover, exhaust manifold, tail shaft spider, valve springs, rockers, radiator, suspension spring leaves, fan & pulley, assorted gearbox parts, distributor,
original style hose clamps, flywheel, clutch assembly bell housing, speedo drive gearbox end, oil filler neck, handbrake assembly & shoes, brake cam levers,
2 rear axles - large holes, 2 steering box repair c spanners, rear hubs, valves, camshaft, camshaft bevel gear set, brake back plates, 3 carbys that fit manifold- not S.U.

Ian Hancock, Avoca Beach, NSW, Australia

(Posted 2/3/13)

For Sale

1931 Semi-sports replica OG 8535 (M32534)

New Semi-sports body covered in maroon and black fabric.  The chassis and engine have been rebuilt.
The car comes with new tyres, new mudguards and new spring cases for the seats.  The cockpit and seats need trimming but matching maroon fabric is included.
The only items missing are the windscreen frame and hood.  I have the windscreen supports.  Asking price £4,750.

Also 1930 coachbuilt saloon WD 1321 (M24783, engine 25409)

Registered 30/9/30.  Much work completed.

David King

(Posted 1/8/12)

For Sale

1930 Semi-sports LJ 4435 (M27342)

This is the ex-Captain Hambro car, known as the Bed-Pan.  Total restoration completed 2007.
Probably the finest and most historic Minor in existence.  Current owner too tall with the hood up!

Contact the Register for further details at

(Posted 1/10/12)

For Sale

1933 McEvoy Morris Minor TJ 1836 (SV31850)

The ex-Bev Hicks, Tony Dunster car.
Restoration virtually complete, just needs some trim finishing.
OIRO 25,000 Euros

Roger Carrette, Belgium

(Posted 15/6/12)

For Sale



1931 OHC Minor project nearing completion after ten years of restoration.
Chassis M30755, original engine 31602.
Vast amount of work completed - details on request.

Offers in the region of NZ10-12k

Doug Wood, 12 Brewster Avenue, Mount Albert, Aukland 3, New Zealand (H) (+64) 9/846/4017 (B) (+64) 9/358/4478

(Posted 15/6/12)

For Sale

Complete ash frame body for Morris Minor Semi-Sports , requiring some minor finishing work, but basically complete with door frames, etc.
I would be willing to part with this for a reasonable £750 as I need the room to move onward with other projects.
This is a good opportunity for someone who is looking for a project.
If any prospective purchaser is also looking for the rest of the "components"
i.e.  chassis , OHC engine, etc., then I also have these items that could be put together by negotiation.
Please contact Tony Gamble by email at or by telephone at 01757/270308.

(Posted 1/8/11)

For Sale

I have decided to sell off some of my stock of Minor spare parts, as we will not have the storage when our new house is completed.
Those interested should contact Neville Wilson by e-mail at

(Posted 11/7/11)

For Sale

I have 5 of the later, pre magna type hubs plus 3 for repair (cracked round flange) £80.00.  Includes MINOR stamped hubcaps
although they are a bit dented here and there!  Rims and spokes removed as scrap! Some rust on face of hubs but interiors come with
good amount of vintage grease.  Some good secondhand rims available if required £25 each.
Toby Sears on 01590/644269 or e-mail

(Posted 11/7/11)

For Sale

Minor steering wheel, professionally restored and recovered.
DS4 distributor, two D41 distributors.
OHC oil filter housing and mounting bracket.
Set of six alloy rods (ex Hornet) with +30 pistons.
1933 season SV Minor instrument panel - bare.
New DS4/D41 distributor caps.
Two sets of kingpins and bushes - non-pulley brake type.
Nickel plated 1929 driver's door lock and cover - excellent original condition.
1929 16-0-16V ammeter in excellent original condition.
Spare wheel carrier stud plate.

I can bring parts to the Summer Rally in July.

Ian Grace

(Updated 24/5/11)

For Sale

Fibreglass Front Valance £40.  2 new head gaskets £30 each 1 used £10.  Engine block £150.  4 400/18 wheels £25 each.
2 400/18 tyres £10 each.  3 driveshaft and hubs £50 each.  New old stock 7/37 crownwheel/pinion £200.
Camshaft £20.  About 10 brake linings £30.  3 400/19 three stud wheel hubs with Wolseley on hubcaps.
Set of Kingpins to fit late Minor £50.
Series E manifold £50, starting handle £15.
Morris 8 rear corner bumpers and brackets £35.

Ted Smith, 07941106656


For Sale

Gideon Booth fibreglass body for a 34 2 seater, complete with front apron, wings, doors.
Threshold/sills and steel bonnet (if required).
When these were available they retailed at well over £800, the wings alone were over £200 a pair.
In addition a chassis could be arranged to go with it.... Located in Reading or Hampshire coast!
oiro £650
Toby, 01590/644269 or 07790/533619


For Sale

       I have the following literature and spares for sale:

               The Morris Minor Manual 1929.  The cover is a little knocked around on the edges
The inside is mint, except someone has removed the index in the back
The dealer list is still there.  Au$20 + postage at cost

The MG Midget M Type Profile Publications  Au$ 10 + postage  at cost

                 Body building drawing of 1930 M Type Midget & Double Twelve MG  by Carbodies, Coventry
The body drawing is ¼ scale, and measures 950 x 680 mm
Au$15 + postage at cost

Also a lot of Morris Minor spares.
Email me with your needs, it costs nothing to ask!

 Ian Hancock, Australia (+02) 43826397,


For Sale

1930s Morris Minor PARTS FOR SALE.

Morris Minor Pre-War dismantled chassis frame.
Including front and rear axles, springs, wheels, brake cross shaft etc., and a set of plans to build a two-seater tourer body
Also V5C 1933 two seater tourer registration document, registered KY and four numerals. Offers over £1,400.

Pair of Timing Sprockets for 1930s Morris Minor. (Side Valve Engine). £20.

6V Starter for 1930s Morris Minor. Working order. £50.

Horizontal Flange SU Carburetor for 1930s Morris Minor. Working order. £85.

Complete set of 3 Speed gears for 1930s Morris Minor.
The gears appear to be in very good condition, apart from some slight pitting on spigot shaft splines,
which would not be detrimental to operation or performance. £80.

Front Axle Beam for 1930s Morris Minor. £40.

Calormeter. Very nice, bright condition, but requires attention to return to working order. £45.

Pair of 1933/34 Morris Minor Saloon Front Seats.  Basically good, but require recovering. £75.

Steering Wheel to fit 1930s Morris Minor or Morris 8. In nice condition. £65.

I am gradually having a clearout, and so will also have other 1930s Morris Minor parts for sale in due course.
All surplus to requirements.

Tel: 01782/515802. Brian, Staffordshire


For Sale

Minor handbooks - 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934 SV.  £12 each
OHC chrome radiator complete - 1929/31 £250
Front seat - red Rexine - good condition £100

James Wheeler, 42 Vauxhall Drive, Woodley, Berkshire, RG5 4DU (H) 0118/9693777

(Posted 28/7/10)

For Sale

1931 OHC Morris Minor tourer

Chassis M33458, engine 34035
In very good order
Just won the best early Minor at the 2010 Morris Register of Australia's 17th National Rally
5 New tyres & tubes,new battery, radiator recond, 2 wheels rebuilt H/D spokes, etc.
Engine modifications too Numerous to list in advert, runs well, reliable car.
 Gary Schulze (+61) 7/41553035.
 Queensland, Australia.

(Posted 12/4/10)

For Sale

OHC Minor bulhead with chassis plate attached £40.
M Type headlamp stalks - offers.

John Forshaw in Hampshire on 01725/512764.

(Posted 31/3/10)

For Sale

1939 Morris Minor GPO Van FGN 202 (chassis S1EP02019283)

George Bryne, The Shielings, West Lydford, Somerset,TA11 6DS (H) 01458/223360

(Posted 30/6/09)

For Sale

Qty 2 original unused Payen 867 cylinder head gaskets for the OHC Minor/M Type MG.
£50 each including postage.

Also Minor scuttle fuel tank in sound condition, located Surrey.  £50

Also, 1933 season radiator shell, stripped to brass for re-plating, excellent condition.  Located Surrey.  £25

Also complete OHC Minor Lucas interior festoon lamp, complete with bracket of correct type.  £25

Also set of new chromed Wilmot 'Baby' calormeter wings for OHC Minor.  £20

Also pair of German silver Morris Motors (1926) Ltd. door threshold plates.  £30

Also early driver's side door lock complete with nickel cover in excellent, patinated condition.  No exterir handle.  £15

Ian Grace

(Posted 23/6/09)

1931 Morris Minor (chassis SV1784) in very good condition.
The SV engine has just been restored with new babbitt metal and runs very smoothly.
Body, chassis and interior are excellent.  £6,500.  mthung@tiscali.nlor tel. + 31.2975-32232 (Netherlands)

(Posted 22/5/09)

For Sale

Pair of 1929 Minor front wings.  As new.  Need re-paint £275
SV Minor bonnet.  Good.  £60
OHC Minor bulkhead.  Has chassis plate attached.  £40
Five Armstrong friction shock absorbers.  Need new bands and some work.  £50
Pair new M Type headlamp/wing stay pillars.  Remake from Kings, bought in error.  Offers.

John Forshaw, 01725/512764 (evenings)

(Posted 7/1/09)

I have 2 saloon doors (1 ea), an original brown/black Karhyde covered rear seat back in good order,
and a quantity of Karhyde now removed from DX 8826 (not in good condition) which could be used for patching etc., surplus to requirements.
Offers will be welcome from members for any/all of the above, to be collected from Reading.

Eric Mouser (H) 0118/376/7621 or

(Posted 22/2/08)  (Update 7/7/09 - I still have them!)

Bonnet for a 1930's Morris Minor/8 hybrid Post Office van.
James Ashford, (H) 01566/782218

(Posted 12/2/08)

Pair of good, restorable front wings, complete with lamps.  Also sound small-dynamo block.
Jeremy Evans (H) 01545/571319

(Posted 12/2/08)

1930 Morris Minor OHC Fabric Saloon (M23462) - now steel paneled.  Rebuilt Dynamo.
First registered 1st April 1930.  Good Runner but no MOT.  Offers over £4,500.  Telephone : 0121/308/7333
Wesley Payne

(Posted 9/7/07)




For 1930 Minor

Scuttle fuel tank cap

Mike Norrey

(Posted 9/6/14)


For 1933 McEvoy Special NV 2803

Serviceable SV radiator core, brake cam levers

Ian Grace

(Updated 20/4/14)


For 1930 Semi-sports
Brake cross shaft with lever for the handbrake. 
Mike Jones (H) 01362/637125

(Posted 16/4/14)


Late (knurled knob) pattern saloon window locks.  Also Armstrong shock absorbers for 1930 Minor saloon.
Preferably in useable condition, but others would be considered.
Martin Gregory

(Posted 10/10/13) 


Carburettor for 1932 SV Minor in order to complete rebuild of long standing.
                    If you can help, please ring Tom Cantle on 0117 9780621 or e-mail to

(Posted 6/9/13) 


Smiths 0 to 80 mph speedometer, as originally fitted to the Wolseley Hornet.

Martin Redmond

(Posted 8/8/13)


For an OHC Minor:

Pair of tinplate door handles, radiator badge, Sparton horn, fuel cap, steering box attachment casting (as riveted to the front cross-member),
pair of early alloy brake backplates, window pulls, calormeter, radiator cap, ignition coil

For SV Minor:

Three late pattern (large diameter) steel brake backplates, pair of headlamps

Ian Grace

(Posted 28/7/13)


For my 1930 Morris Minor Semi-Sports

4-speed gearbox.  Would prefer a complete working unit.
Original white faced oil gauge (in working order would be great).
Furthermore I am looking for old used leather covers for my Semi Sports seat and backrest.
Old and used to match the cars unrestored condition and the charm of the vehicle.
The colour is unimportant because it can be changed if necessary (but red would be ideal).
Alternatively a good used seat and backrest would do it as well.

For my 1930 MG M-Type Midget

Speedometer (80 miles)  in working order.
Original 1 1/8 bronze carburettor (a sound bronze body would do it).
Electrics for the dashboard panel (the big thing on the right side behind the panel) or complete panel.
Items can be picked up in England.

Volker Tilly (Germany),  Tel. 0049-160-97660205,  e-mail:

(Posted 30/5/13)


M type basic restoration project.  Only essential item is genuine chassis (any condition) with radiator and headlamp supports desirable.
Anything else welcomed but genuine M type motor and other parts already owned.
UK delivery or pickup can be arranged.
Please email Alex at

(Posted 8/5/13)


I'm still looking for a sidelight, along with two headlamp assemblies for my 1929 Minor tourer.

Ray McCrary

(Posted 22/12/12)


I am looking for an M type to go trialing with, so a scruffy but mechanically good car would be most suitable.

Derek Chatto

(Posted 22/11/12)


Still urgently wanted!
M Type MG alloy sump in useable condition.
Please reply to Mike Armstrong
Tel : 02892/675023 or e-mail:

(Posted 11/6/12)


Petrol cap for a 1934 Minor, or any photos so I know what to look for when out at any sales.

Richard Mace 01603879646 or

(Posted 2/5/12)


Eureka 160 psi white-faced oil gauge for OHC Minor.
Lee Robertson

(Posted 25/1/12)


Crown wheel and pinion  47:8 ratio as fitted to 1932 Minor coupé and Family Eight .
Martin Redmond (Bedford)
01234 218036 and 07889 015610

(Posted 3/1/12)


Copies of the 1930 season Minor Owner's Handbook and Harry Edwards' Morris Minor Information Manual
to help me with the restoration of my newly-acquired 1930 saloon MU 2156.

Offers please to Michael Norrey

(Posted 21/9/11)


For 1934 Minor

Rear axle in working order.

Bigan Hatam, Germany

(Posted 20/9/11)


Rear bellhousing casting for OHC Minor.

Tony Gamble

(Posted 22/6/11)


I will be looking for an inexpensive SV saloon project late this year.
Anything considered.
William Armston-Sheret

(Posted 10/6/11)


For 1930 M Type

Front water take off from cylinder head, either M Type or even a Minor one with fan mounting.
12/12 type downdraught inlet manifold and matching exhaust manifold for M Type.

Mike Hewson 01526/388680

(Posted 24/5/11)


For 1933 McEvoy Minor Special 

Starter motor and spacer plate, dynamo bracket, pair of 502S Hartford shock absorbers, oil filler cap, throttle pedal.
Undrilled SV Minor radiator cap, clutch thrust bearing assembly, clutch/brake pedal cross-shaft.
Set of cable brake backplates, set of aluminium brake shoes, set of brake cam levers, brake pedal.
Pair of SV Minor head lamp shells and reflectors (I have the rims and fluted glasses).
Tappet chest cover and one attachment knurled fitting.
L 908 camshaft rear bearing.
One valve collet.
Set of cylinder liners.
Nearside front wing support bracket.
Morrisol oil can.

I could collect these items at the Summer Rally in July if you are going to be there.

Ian Grace

(Posted 24/5/11)


Smiths PC 0-60 mph speedomenet for OHC Minor.

Please contact Kartikeya Lunia at

(Updated 8/9/11)


OHC Minor tourer in at least resonable order for VSCC events, etc.

Chris Arnott

(Posted 15/4/11)

Wanted Urgently!

Small dynamo OHC cylinder block urgently required for my 1929 fabric saloon.
Mine is frost damaged.

Please contact Halbe Tjepkema in Holland at

(Posted 28/3/11)


Fittings, patterns, drawings - anything to help me replace the roof.

John  Pallister (H) 01388/607644 or

(Posted 18/3/11)


Any help with a sliding roof for my SV saloon - which is completely missing.
Fittings, patterns, drawings - anything to help me replace the roof.

John  Pallister (H) 01388/607644 or

(Posted 18/3/11)


OHC 2 seater, boat tail, sports, special bodied car.

Must be complete, maybe needing some cosmetic or minor mechanical fettling.
May consider an M type (have owned one previously) in similar condition

Contact : Glenn Bukin, Devon (but willing to travel!!)
Tel: 07810 682531
or email details to

(Posted 21/2/11)


Carburetter for 1932 SV Minor
Tom Cantle 0117/9780621

(Posted 25/1/11)


For OHC Minor - inlet exhaust manifold to replace my broken one.
Andrew Miles

(Posted 17/12/10)


For 1931 Hundred Pound Minor - instrument panel, slow running and mixture controls, headlamps.
Debbie Borman

(Posted 16/12/10)


For 1933 Minor - calormeter and wings.
Richard Earlam

(Posted 25/11/10)


For 1930s Morris Minor Side Valve Engine.  Spiral Gear which fits on crankshaft, that drives oil pump and distributor.

Tel: 01782/515802. Brian, Staffordshire

(Posted 16/11/10)


Pytchley sliding roof, or components to help reinstate one on a 1932 saloon.
The photo shows what is missing!

Irene Davison

(Posted 8/10/10)


Armstrong shock absorbers for 1931 OHC Minor in serviceable condition.
Electric Wiper Unit and blade/rubber (complete) for same.
David Taylor Brisbane, Australia (+61) 402219 705 rr Email:

(Posted 2/7/10)


Set of 19" Magna wheels and a handbrake lever for my 1933 SV 2-seater.
Frank van Voorst

(Posted 25/5/10)


Supercharged SV Minor engine for installation in McEvoy RC 300
What have you?

Peter Plant 01283/702245

(Posted 23/3/10)


Rear fuel tank for 1932 SV Minor GY 1428.  Christian Ehrbar, Switzerland.

(Posted 20/10/09)


Steering wheel for 29 Minor (Y329) contact Ewan Lambess Australia (02) 4930 7150

(Posted 20/10/09)


For 1933 SV Minor

Dynamo pulley
J.C.H. van der Hage, 72  Eemnesserweg, 3741GB, Baarn, The Netherlands, tel: 031-35541506,

(Posted 22/9/09)


For M-Type

Drop Arm for Adamant Steering box
 M-Type Original Top Hat Wings - any condition
John Haine  (H) 01428/604703

(Posted 24/8/09)


For 1934 season 4-seater tourer - curently being restored in India.

Lucas DJ4 distributor, ignition advance/retard rod, and horn button/iignition/indicator steering column stalk.

(Posted 29/6/09)

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