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Well its done, deposit paid #557898
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We drove the Roadster to BHM and paid our deposit for a new 110 Plus Four. There is no build date info yet but the dye is cast. We have ordered it in Black with Suede Green leather, black weather equipment and alloy wheels in silver.
We are looking at substituting an oil pressure guage for the clock and have asked for brake reaction bars to be fitted too along with double tread rubbers.
We are having a think about a luggage rack and I must ask about an ally rad to be fitted as BHM had to replace ours whilst they we fitting the roll bar (of which they have made a splendid job) because rough cobbles in Arras caused the top spigot to crack. There is news of an improved manifold being developed. We would definitely want that. Lots to think about: excitement and nervousness in equal measure. BHM as always are so helpful and make really good tea.

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Congratulations, now the exciting wait begins.


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Wow !

Amazing news.


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Congratulations Ian, brilliant news cheers.


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #557906
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Congratulations! Looks like you have a nice car there.

Did you try the Plus8?


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #557916
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Let me know when it's in build and I'll try to grab a photo or two. smile


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Great News!!!!! Congratulations.


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Ian

There is something very special about speccing a Morgan to your very own personal choices, great to hear to that you are going down this route.

Agreed that partnering with BHM will enhance the process. I would very strongly recommend an alloy radiator, the standard "plastic" items seems have enjoyed rather too "mixed" a reputation to be ignored.

Enjoy every minute of it.

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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #557926
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Originally Posted By meabh
We have ordered it in Black with Suede Green leather, black weather equipment and alloy wheels in silver.


That's a good choice!


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #557927
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Colour scheme unusual so be interesting to see pics when done. Personally speaking, I would find a clock much more useful than an oil pressure gauge!


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #557931
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Congratulations M
How exciting
Will this be your 3rd or 4th Mog?


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: Graham, G4FUJ] #557957
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Congratulations meabh- really excited for you!!!🤪👍🤮
Graham - was going to pm you with a cheeky request but have broken the interweb twice trying work it out! I suspect being a technophobe may well hinder my choices in life and mean I shouldn’t be allowed to play with electrons! Aaaaaargh😢😡🤯

Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: Deejay] #557959
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Originally Posted By Deejay
Colour scheme unusual so be interesting to see pics when done. Personally speaking, I would find a clock much more useful than an oil pressure gauge!


Funny I would much prefer the oil gauge...to a clock...as I have one of those on my wrist.

I love to know what the engine "doing"... innocent


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #557961
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Originally Posted By meabh
BHM as always are so helpful and make really good tea.


A good cup of tea is crucial in Mog buying


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #557963
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A mug is much better.


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: DaveW] #557968
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Originally Posted By DaveW
A mug is much better.


I used the word ‘cup’ to describe generic tea receptacle although if it’s a mug I prefer a thin walled bone china mug

Just feels less ‘builder’


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #557975
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Tea...YUCK!
Never drink it....just coffee.
I do have an occasional Lemon and ginger infusion though.


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: MDS61] #557982
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Funny I would much prefer the oil gauge...to a clock...as I have one of those on my wrist.
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Precisely my point. It’s on the wrist! With warm coat on how do you get the cuff back to see it whilst driving?


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #557987
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Congratulations!
Black with green leather sounds interesting - what kind of dash and steering wheel have you ordered?

My mind is already combining...

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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #557992
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Congratulations on your new car, meabh! I would like to see some nice photos if you have the Morgan. The combination of colors is promising.

Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: HeadlessBlue] #558013
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Originally Posted By HeadlessBlue
Graham - was going to pm you with a cheeky request...

No problem!
Assuming I am "on duty" - tour schedules are quite light at this time of year.
I will PM you so that you have an easy way to pass on your order/build number. On the blue bar near the top you will see a flashing red icon next to "My Stuff". Just click on it to take you to your PM lists.
You sound as bad as swmbo used to be when it comes to "electronic tech"!! laugh2


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #558017
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Sounds great, many congratulations!


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: Graham, G4FUJ] #558024
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I am worse, far worse! Wherever I’ve worked, if tech/pooters are needed to be tested to destruction, I am the goto guy.... 5 minutes
pm’d you back you nice person....😇
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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: HeadlessBlue] #558027
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rofl
I'll make sure they are hidden when you visit at the end of the month grin2


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Thank you all for your good wishes. Andy we will ask for an aluminium radiator and Graham once we have a build number I will post it. We are too far away to see it in build. Stewart this is no five but not all at the same time. We will keep both the Plus Four and the Roadster for a while after all we are unlikely to lose money on them. My wife thinks that the Roadster is an animal and she thouroughly enjoyed driving back from Calais except for Paris which was nuts and drivers are sometimes off their heads although others were very appreciative of a morgan. We have opted this time for a leather motolita and were surprised that door pockets were not standard but I suppose that its not something I ever thought about. We never have a problem with rhd here but this one will be lhd. Thanks again all.

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Just make sure you enjoy every minute of it!!! The TM tame spies should be able to cover the photos.

Let us know when it goes into build.


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Thanks Dave I will do that when Sarah has the information.

Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #558060
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Wonderful news...
Wish I could have 2 Morgan cars.
The Plus 8 is so special....
But a 2020 4/4...hmmm...... ooo


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Well done - go for the ally rad - much better and keeps the engine cooler in my experience - go for the oil gauge - Europaspares do a very nice stick on clock for about £30 which matches most Morgan dials - and then you can decide where to stick it at a later date - if you get my drift.


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Peter and Phil Thanks.

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Originally Posted By PhilRoyle
Well done - go for the ally rad - much better and keeps the engine cooler in my experience - go for the oil gauge - Europaspares do a very nice stick on clock for about £30 which matches most Morgan dials - and then you can decide where to stick it at a later date - if you get my drift.


Them very nice clocks (Chronos) at £30 are absolute rubbish IMO, I’m on my 3rd one now and they stop working after a few days, I thought it was the battery at first. They match ok, but no good for time keeping😬


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Great to see, I too just press the order button with Allon White's for a new Plus 4. The 110 offer + Phil's easy sales chat had me hooked. I'm in the process of ticking boxes for extras but wasn't aware of the alloy radiator so thanks for the information. Any idea of the price at build?

All very confusing what extras are must have but these threads have been very enlightening - Thank you

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Originally Posted By Craig Jezz
Originally Posted By PhilRoyle
Well done - go for the ally rad - much better and keeps the engine cooler in my experience - go for the oil gauge - Europaspares do a very nice stick on clock for about £30 which matches most Morgan dials - and then you can decide where to stick it at a later date - if you get my drift.


Them very nice clocks (Chronos) at £30 are absolute rubbish IMO, I’m on my 3rd one now and they stop working after a few days, I thought it was the battery at first. They match ok, but no good for time keeping😬

Me too. Mine was intermittent. Following battery change, it never worked again. Since bought a Smiths for £60 and fitted into the dash and it’s bang on.


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By the way, does anyone have a good photo of the performance seats and can say whether they sit on wooden spacers or direct to the floor. When we had a run out in a GDI recently ( non perf seats) it seemed that we sat quite high up.
Thank you.

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Unless it's changed the performance seats bolt to the floor.

And the bolt tail which juts out and presses into the carpet isn't in the same place as the standard seats.


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My ARP4 has the perforated 'performance' seats which originally just bolted to the floor, I very quickly made up some tapered spacers to both lift the seat at the rear but to give more slope from the front, which suited me perfectly. An easy job, but you may need some longer bolts, especially at the front depending on how high you want it.

BTW, the performance seats have a slightly 'fuller' headrest, but it still comes nowhere near the back of the head, in fact I have removed mine completely as it is virtually useless as a safety aid and just gets in the way of access to the well behind the seats.


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Apparently the factory will not fit an Ali radiator in build so we will just have to wait till it breaks😀We are working on a better manifold though. I am not sure at this stage what the final price will be pre export

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Originally Posted By meabh
Apparently the factory will not fit an Ali radiator in build so we will just have to wait till it breaks


Oh well, not long to wait though grin2


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Originally Posted By Stewart S
Originally Posted By meabh
Apparently the factory will not fit an Ali radiator in build so we will just have to wait till it breaks


Oh well, not long to wait though grin2



That’s a joke by the way for anybody worried


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Originally Posted By meabh
Apparently the factory will not fit an Ali radiator in build so we will just have to wait till it breaks😀We are working on a better manifold though. I am not sure at this stage what the final price will be pre export


Had our Ali radiator fitted at the first service after the warranty expired. I could not face the thought of it breaking half way round a touring holiday.


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Bumble's Radiator was still Ok at five years and around 20 odd thousand miles.


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I believe Cain’s Morgan (Wolf Performance) still has the factory radiator, 9 years old with 100,000 miles on the clock

I changed mine to the Sifab radiator just before the warranty expired.

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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #558512
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The factory radiator on Stanley was replaced at 35,000 miles after 12 years.
It had started to weep slightly at the bottom seam.
It could have been repaired, but I fancied a shiny Mulfab aluminium replacement.


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #558521
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24,000 miles and 4 years my 4/4 Sport was still water tight wink .


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #558540
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I think the most problematic radiators were from early 2000 to around 2009
Too brittle plastic that didn’t flex with the Mog

I think we have had several threads on this and someone will remember the dates of the troublesome ones


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #558545
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That ties up, mine was a mid 2009 build car.


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: meabh] #558563
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2005 was all metal. At least the Roadster. It changed soon after.


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Originally Posted By DaveW
2005 was all metal. At least the Roadster. It changed soon after.


That’s odd, I wonder if it changed in late 2005 as Andy Chandlers 2005 Roadster 4 Seater had the plastic tank one which failed


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Well thanks everyone I'll stop thinking about it. The Roadster replacement radiaror has architecture that Brunel would be proud of.

Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: Stewart S] #558579
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Originally Posted By Stewart S
Originally Posted By DaveW
2005 was all metal. At least the Roadster. It changed soon after.


That’s odd, I wonder if it changed in late 2005 as Andy Chandlers 2005 Roadster 4 Seater had the plastic tank one which failed


Well this is the thing.My Roadster was early 2005!


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Re: Well its done, deposit paid [Re: DaveW] #558612
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Originally Posted By DaveW
2005 was all metal. At least the Roadster. It changed soon after.


Yep, proper brass & copper soldered construction, with decent gauge metals, as they are serious weight if you take one out.

Mine was 14 yrs old and still good as new, I think a proper flush through and new antifreeze every 2-3 yrs helps lifespan


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