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#544330 - 23/11/18 06:37 PM Hello from East Yorkshire
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
Hi all.
I’ve been a member on here for a few weeks and thought it was about time I said hello.
In the last few months I became the proud owner of a wonderful Series 1 1939.
She has had extensive work done by George Proudfoot in the last ten years or so. There are a few bits and pieces still to do and that’s work in progress. No doubt I will be picking your brains shortly.
If I’ve got this right you should be able to see a couple of shots of the old girl
https://www.tm-img.com/image/YsdSq
https://www.tm-img.com/image/YsI7i


Edited by Granny Magnet (23/11/18 06:39 PM)

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#544331 - 23/11/18 06:42 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
madmax Offline
Part of the Furniture

Registered: 18/08/14
Posts: 4586
Loc: East Anglia
Absolute stunner , well done for owning such an iconic Morgan !
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#544333 - 23/11/18 06:50 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
KEVFITZ Offline
Talk Morgan Enthusiast

Registered: 26/09/14
Posts: 1550
Loc: YORK
Welcome to Talk Morgan

What a beautiful car,,George is THE man for Series 1 expertise.

Watch out for a green +4 Supersports as I live in York but have many excursions over to Beverly and Hornsea...wave !!!!
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#544334 - 23/11/18 06:55 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
+8Rich Offline

Member of the Inner Circle

Registered: 15/12/09
Posts: 20042
Loc: Devonshire
Welcome to TM.
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#544335 - 23/11/18 07:10 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
Craig Jezz Offline

Talk Morgan Regular

Registered: 27/03/17
Posts: 948
Loc: Oxon
That looks superb 👍
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Morgan 4/4 Sports Sand (Williams & Wolf Tuned)

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#544341 - 23/11/18 07:30 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
smilerdab Offline
L - Learner Plates On

Registered: 01/10/15
Posts: 113
Loc: oxfordshire
very very nice, congratulations,
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#544343 - 23/11/18 07:38 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
rainbowj Offline

Has a lot to Say!

Registered: 10/07/12
Posts: 1422
Loc: Purton, nr Swindon UK
I do like those wheels. My series 1, owned when I was 18, had "dish" like wheels with large chrome discs. I find my current wires a right pain in the a...
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1992 plus4 connaught green

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#544349 - 23/11/18 08:15 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
Steve3.9+8 Offline
L - Learner Plates On

Registered: 27/01/15
Posts: 106
Loc: Hertfordshire
Stunning car, enjoy
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1997 Indigo Blue +8

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#544353 - 23/11/18 08:36 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
Paul F Offline

Talk Morgan Expert

Registered: 20/08/10
Posts: 2366
Loc: Costock, South Nottinghamshire...
Wonderful looking car.
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#544355 - 23/11/18 08:44 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
BuyBritish Online   content
Talk Morgan Regular

Registered: 17/01/13
Posts: 611
Loc: UK
Great car the series one super photos ....we have a series 1 1947 in original condition with the standard special engine...

Image 001 by Robert & Ali Davies, on Flickr


Untitled by Robert & Ali Davies, on Flickr

And now....

IMG_0265 by Robert & Ali Davies, on Flickr



SPC891 Audley End 1 240416 by Robert & Ali Davies, on Flickr
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#544365 - 23/11/18 09:29 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: madmax]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
Originally Posted By madmax
Absolute stunner , well done for owning such an iconic Morgan !

Thank you MM she is a beauty.

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#544366 - 23/11/18 09:30 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: KEVFITZ]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
Thanks Kev

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#544367 - 23/11/18 09:31 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: +8Rich]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
Thank you Rich

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#544368 - 23/11/18 09:32 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Craig Jezz]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
Thanks Craig

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#544369 - 23/11/18 09:32 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: smilerdab]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
Thanks Smiler

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#544371 - 23/11/18 09:38 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: rainbowj]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
Thank Rainbowj. I love the wheels. I had a bit of a problem getting the hubcaps to stay on as they would fly off very easily. I found a good way of keeping them on with a small drop of gorilla glue on each of the three lugs and a quick spray with water before popping the hubcaps on. The gorilla glue expands and locks the hubcaps on. However they can be easily prised off at any point.

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#544373 - 23/11/18 09:40 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Steve3.9+8]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
Thanks Steve

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#544374 - 23/11/18 09:41 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Paul F]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
Thank you Paul

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#544375 - 23/11/18 09:43 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: BuyBritish]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
Thanks BB. Wonderful car and in the best colour too ;-)

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#544379 - 23/11/18 09:54 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
ewn Offline

Has a lot to Say!

Registered: 10/04/16
Posts: 1208
Loc: NE Scotland
A beauty of a car, but it’s the title “granny magnet”, which really caught my eye, rofl rofl rofl

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#544404 - 24/11/18 08:12 AM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
OZ 4/4 Online   content

Talk Morgan Expert

Registered: 25/11/11
Posts: 2670
Loc: Australia - NSW Mid North Coas...
What a fantastic car. A warm welcome to TM from Sydney Australia....
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#544436 - 24/11/18 09:22 AM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
Stewart S Offline
Wave & smile... It's a Morgan
Member of the Inner Circle

Registered: 14/06/14
Posts: 10601
Loc: Lancashire, England
Welcome to the forum

What a beauty
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#544594 - 24/11/18 08:59 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: ewn]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
It tickled me when it popped into my head ;-)

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#544595 - 24/11/18 08:59 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: OZ 4/4]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
Thanks Oz

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#544597 - 24/11/18 09:01 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Stewart S]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
thanks Stewart

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#544626 - 25/11/18 07:57 AM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Stewart S]
BobtheTrain Offline

Charter Member

Registered: 15/04/14
Posts: 5226
Loc: Renfrewshire
Originally Posted By OZ 4/4
What a fantastic car. A warm welcome to TM from Sydney Australia....


Originally Posted By Stewart S
Welcome to the forum What a beauty

Welcome Granny Magnet. As an aside, you can use "Quick Quote" to answer several posts in one go.
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#544637 - 25/11/18 08:38 AM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
Rob Thornton Offline

Learner Plates Off!

Registered: 06/07/15
Posts: 297
Loc: Reading
Lovely car - and colour! Am envious of your location too. When my parents lived just north of Beverley we had many days out in their 4/4 over the Wolds and up to the Moors. Mind you, it was the '70s so I guess the roads may have been a bit quieter then.
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#544726 - 25/11/18 06:59 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: BobtheTrain]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18

Originally Posted By Rob Thornton
Lovely car - and colour! Am envious of your location too. When my parents lived just north of Beverley we had many days out in their 4/4 over the Wolds and up to the Moors. Mind you, it was the '70s so I guess the roads may have been a bit quieter then.
Originally Posted By BobtheTrain
Originally Posted By OZ 4/4
What a fantastic car. A warm welcome to TM from Sydney Australia....

Cheers Rob. She will be having a few runs out to the Wolds and Dales next year.

Originally Posted By Stewart S
Welcome to the forum What a beauty

Welcome Granny Magnet. As an aside, you can use "Quick Quote" to answer several posts in one go.

Thanks. Got you on the quick quote now

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#544884 - 26/11/18 06:15 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
auster Offline
Has a lot to Say!

Registered: 28/03/15
Posts: 1018
Loc: Vienna Austria
Oh I like that - car, setting and suitcase. And very impressed that someone is out touring when most of us have taken a pause to let the season pass. Well done.
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#546503 - 05/12/18 10:55 AM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: auster]
Granny Magnet Offline
New to Talk Morgan

Registered: 05/09/18
Posts: 18
Thank you. However I think the season is just about over for me too. The weather is miserable and I have work to do on the car so now looks like the time.

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#546540 - 05/12/18 03:06 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
Tonyh157 Offline
Just Getting Started

Registered: 26/11/18
Posts: 26
Loc: South Yorkshire
Hi Granny, I'm a "newbie" too. What struck me is the number of Morgan owners in God's own county!! Wave if you see a green +4
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1994 Connaught Green plus 4
2017 LR Discovery Sport
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#546541 - 05/12/18 03:14 PM Re: Hello from East Yorkshire [Re: Granny Magnet]
DaveW Offline
Roadster Guru
Member of the Inner Circle

Registered: 11/12/08
Posts: 17436
Loc: South Yorkshire
Thing is, you can drive all day and never leave Yorkshire, but its rare to see another Morgan.

We occasionally set off at stupid o'clock, like 5am and drive the scenic route up through Helmsley to Whitby. Breakfast via Whitby then home via Scarborough and Bridlington in time for a late lunch.

Or we wend across the Dales to Settle, and back via Pately Bridge.................................

Not in December though!!!

Although I will be out before Christmas, and on four occasions (I think) I've been out on Christmas Eve during the day, which is a lovely start to Christmas.
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