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#552344 - 07/01/19 12:11 PM Re: I wonder if Morgan are aware of this? [Re: milligoon]
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Does this mean I have to go around looking for the hundreds of people that I have told that Morgan never made a wooden chassis,that there is a change of plan?
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#552345 - 07/01/19 12:13 PM Re: I wonder if Morgan are aware of this? [Re: Ray]
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Originally Posted By Ray
Does this mean I have to go around looking for the hundreds of people that I have told that Morgan never made a wooden chassis,that there is a change of plan?


grin2
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#552347 - 07/01/19 12:23 PM Re: I wonder if Morgan are aware of this? [Re: milligoon]
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I doubt it for now. But it would make it a greener car
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#552352 - 07/01/19 01:19 PM Re: I wonder if Morgan are aware of this? [Re: milligoon]
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What next - a wood engine that runs on plant feed? smile

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#552353 - 07/01/19 01:23 PM Re: I wonder if Morgan are aware of this? [Re: nippymog]
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Would that be a 4 pot or a tree 8?
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#552354 - 07/01/19 01:30 PM Re: I wonder if Morgan are aware of this? [Re: lowebird]
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Originally Posted By lowebird
Would this wood be any use in a Morgan as part of the "design" of the current trad is that everything flexes a bit to allow some form of comfort. If they started using this super wood would they have to put proper suspension onto the cars?


Conjure up a vision of a trad on its cart springs hitting a pothole and not bending but shattering instead.

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#552391 - 07/01/19 04:23 PM Re: I wonder if Morgan are aware of this? [Re: howard]
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Originally Posted By howard
Originally Posted By lowebird
Would this wood be any use in a Morgan as part of the "design" of the current trad is that everything flexes a bit to allow some form of comfort. If they started using this super wood would they have to put proper suspension onto the cars?


Conjure up a vision of a trad on its cart springs hitting a pothole and not bending but shattering instead.


Probably with the drivers spine as well.
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#552392 - 07/01/19 04:29 PM Re: I wonder if Morgan are aware of this? [Re: Ray]
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Originally Posted By Ray
Does this mean I have to go around looking for the hundreds of people that I have told that Morgan never made a wooden chassis,that there is a change of plan?


No.Keep 'em in the dark.
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#552397 - 07/01/19 04:43 PM Re: I wonder if Morgan are aware of this? [Re: milligoon]
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Talking of wooden Morgans have a look at this model produced by

ugears.online….£42,00..seems good value...have a look


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#552405 - 07/01/19 05:25 PM Re: I wonder if Morgan are aware of this? [Re: KEVFITZ]
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Originally Posted By KEVFITZ
Talking of wooden Morgans have a look at this model produced by

ugears.online….£42,00..seems good value...have a look




That’s a bit different

Don’t know whether I like it though, doesn’t look like a low sports car. Looks a bit high in the body

Price is good though
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