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Completely Morgan #2# Four-wheelers 1936 to 1968 (classic reprint)

ISBN-10: 1787112616

ISBN-13: 9781787112612

 

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Completely Morgan #2# Four-wheelers 1936 to 1968 (classic reprint)

by Ken Hill

For all owners - and would-be owners - of four-wheeled, four-cylinder Morgans, this invaluable book is packed with genuinely useful information.

A detailed look at the Morgan motor company's history opens the book, followed by the marque's motorsport record, and a thorough chronicle of the evolution of all four-cylinder models.

The book is also packed with invaluable advice on maintenance, repair and modification of these cars - practical information based on years of ownership and experience, and gleaned from a host of Morgan owners and specialists around the world. Guidance on restoration techniques with be useful for anyone considering a rebuild. Chapters are also given to the Morgan community, with information on clubs, organisations and specialists.

Contents:

MULTUM IN PARVO

  • The history of a small company with a huge reputation
  • The dream becomes reality
  • Behind every great man ...
  • Keeping the pot boiling
  • From little acorns ... The Depression and mass-production
  • Litigation
  • Demise of the three-wheeled cyclecar
  • Predictions
  • The war years
  • Production re-starts
  • Family links maintained
  • HFS's farewell
  • Saved by the chequered flag
  • Expansion
  • Postwar depression
  • Emission and safety controls (USA)
  • Exports worldwide
  • The welcome mat
  • Campaign agents
  • The next generation
  • Visiting the factory
  • Litigation
  • 75 years young

FOUR-WHEELERS IN COMPETITION

  • 1936: a slow but sure start
  • 1937: 4/4s go racing
  • 1938: Morgan at Le Mans
  • 1939: back to Le Mans
  • 1945: immediate postwar years
  • 1946
  • 1947
  • 1948
  • 1949
  • 1950: Plus 4 enters the competition scene
  • 1951: rallying returns
  • 1952: triple success
  • 1953
  • 1954: mud and Macau
  • 1955: success in America
  • 1956: Suez crisis
  • 1957: explosive racing
  • 1958: the star and garter
  • 1959: newcomers' success
  • 1960: enter the big works teams
  • 1961: too 'old fashioned'
  • 1962: 93-97mph for a day
  • 1963: Spa(rring) with the opposition
  • 1964: road racing
  • 1965: going the distance
  • 1966
  • 1967: a varied success rate
  • 1968: triple effrontery

4-4s

  • Flat Radiator 4/4s
  • Coventry Climax 1122cc engines
  • Drop Head Coupés
  • 1098cc competition engines
  • Le Mans Specials - TT Replicas & Le Mans Replicas
  • V8 two-seater
  • Supercharged 4-4
  • Standard Special engine 1267cc
  • 4/4 Series II
  • 4/4 Series III
  • 4/4 Series IV
  • 4/4 Series V

PLUS 4s

  • The Flat Radiator Plus 4
  • Plus 4 interim and cowled radiator models
  • The Plus 4 four-seater Drop Head Coupé
  • Plus 4 Triumph TR2 engine
  • Plus 4 Triumph TR3 engine
  • Plus 4 Triumph TR4 & TR4A engine
  • Plus 4 Super Sports
  • Plus 4 Competition Model
  • Plus 4 Fixed Head Coupé
  • The SLR Morgan

MAINTENANCE, REPAIR & 7 MODIFICATION

  • Coventry Climax-engined 4/4
  • Standard Special-engined 4/4
  • Standard Vanguard & Triumph TR-engined Plus 4s
  • Carburettor (all Flat Rad 4/4 models)
  • Decambering front wheels (Plus 4s)
  • Steering & suspension (all Flat Rad models)
  • Steering/suspension work safety notes (all models)
  • Toe-in measurement (Plus 4s)
  • Toe-in adjustment (Plus 4s)
  • Front wheel bearings (Plus 4s)
  • Hub removal (Plus 4s)
  • Front suspension strip/rebuild & bush renewal (Plus 4s)
  • Trunnions (Flat & early Cowled Radiator models)
  • Steering adjustments (Plus 4s)
  • Adjusting headlamps (all models)
  • Clutch lining condition (all models)
  • Cooling system maintenance (all models)
  • Compression testing & valve clearance adjustment (Plus 4s-TR2 & TR3 engines)
  • Carburettor adjustment (TR & Vanguard engines)
  • High performance tuning & race preparation (TR2, 3, 3A & 4 engined cars)
  • Engine - standard & competition differences (4/4 Series V)
  • Engine tuning (4/4 Series IV & V)
  • Compression ratio (general)
  • Detonation (general)
  • Increasing compression ratio (general)
  • Periodic brake maintenance (all models)
  • Drum-hydraulic brake spares (Plus 4s)
  • Silicone brake fluid (general)
  • Definition of fit (general)
  • The use of a torque wrench (general)
  • Clutch replacement (early Plus 4)
  • Wiring & colour codes (all models)
  • Wiring diagrams (all models)
  • Fitting hazard lights (all models)
  • Starting problems 4/4
  • Rewiring your Morgan (all models)
  • Spark plugs (general)
  • Battery selection (general)
  • Headlight reflectors (general)
  • Throttle cable replacement (all models)
  • Bowden cables (all models)
  • Location of chassis numbers (all models)
  • Model terminology (all models)

RESTORATION ADVICE

  • Preparation for restoration
  • Dismantling
  • Body removal
  • Marking components
  • Cleaning components
  • Paint removal
  • Replacement of worn or broken parts
  • Restoration standards
  • Paintwork
  • Brass & copper
  • Aluminium finishes
  • Dashboard
  • Exhaust systems
  • Electrical equipment & wiring
  • Upholstery
  • Fuel tank
  • Useful tips

MORGAN CLUBS

  • The Morgan Three-Wheeler Club
  • The Morgan Sports Car Club
  • Morgan clubs around the world
  • Morgan UK, US and International club websites
  • Other websites and forums

APPENDICES

  • Original specifications, production changes, general data
  • Technical data sheets, wiring diagrams, lubrication charts & Lucas electrical component data sheets
  • Specialists, manufacturers & distributors
  • Bibliography
  • Morgan miniature models
  • Safety & glossary of terms

Buch, Softcover, 20,5 x 25 cm, 272 Seiten, ca. 200 teils farbige Abbildungen, englischer Text