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About kusumsiri

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    Embilipitiya
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    Computer Networks, Device Control, Electronics

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    Morris
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    Minor 1000

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  1. kusumsiri

    Project Moggie - Bodywork

    Yes. It dont have any relay. Your relay suggestion is good and seems practical. Deeply thinking about it. About flexi tubing : The hardware guys call them as flexible hose and I already planned to use those. I will update here once done. Regulator : Yep, thinking to attach some dummy wires to it. Now it have only 1 and seems isolated.
  2. kusumsiri

    Tools for DIY of Vehicles

    Like to add following to @tiv's list. Hammer(s) Set of Hex key (Allen Keys) Chisel A soldering iron - 60W or 100W Working table with metal top Old engine block or a piece thick H iron bar
  3. kusumsiri

    Project Moggie - Bodywork

    Most wires released from the clips, rolled and kept under the dashboard. But your suggestion seems better. Unfortunately tinkering work finished before your suggestion . Also the previous owner said head lamp fuse burning time to time. So willing to check complete wire harness by removing all insulation tapes and check each wire for damage in the rewiring process. Voltage regulator : A alternator (3 wire) fixed already and the dynamo removed. The alternator should have a built in regulator which I dont need to worry about charging. But willing to keep the regulator as it is to have vintage look. Some history : My father had a Austin lorry (a one like below) which had a dynamo. So I know the headache of charging. That is the lorry my father taught me driving. No serve brake, no power steering and the starter motor not functioning well because of that poor dynamo. Still remember that nice time period.🤠
  4. kusumsiri

    Project Moggie - Bodywork

    Thks @Davy for the advice. You are correct. They are not caring about other things when working. If happened something will say "ටේප් කෑල්ලක් ගැහුවම හරි". I know those type of answers. So tried to be with him possible every seconds and told the things in friendly manner some times in jokes too. But unfortunately he damaged the control box cover. See the small hole. Might be he try to open it in wrong manner.
  5. kusumsiri

    Project Moggie - Bodywork

    I dont have tinkering skills to do the job. So got a professional tinkers service. He visited my home and did the job. Its took round 20 days. Seems he did the job well. Also according to my requirements. Welded iron bars across the edges before cut the chassis bar to prevent roof warping. Also the Morris Minor workshop manual refereed to find extract dimensions in this case.
  6. kusumsiri

    Project Moggie - Bodywork

    Bodywork started after disassembling almost all parts. Remain only the outer shell of the car with wiring harness which can not pullout easily. Gauge 14 & 18 zinc coated metal sheets used for most places. Firstly cut the right side of the chassis and welded new bar. Then the left side and floor board plates one by one. All door bottoms, front and back wings repaired. Mean time door hinge pins refilled at a lathe workshop. Finally attached all doors and wings again to check the aligning. Carbide 9kg and a oxygen cylinder consumed for this works.
  7. I know one such family. They have met in a middle-east country and father from Nepal. I am not aware where they have registered the marriage. When I getting to know him, his son was in preschool and now in grade 5. So almost 10 years. Still he is renewing his visa annually. Once he said the authorities not giving any chance even after having 2 kids.
  8. kusumsiri

    Toyota Gorilla....:)

    Seems you are reading more adds on that quick site everyday.
  9. kusumsiri

    Project Moggie - Disassemble Body Parts

    Thank you for the idea. I will contact the lathe machine guy and discuss possibility.
  10. kusumsiri

    Project Moggie - Disassemble Body Parts

    Weak break : As I mentioned in the previous blog entry, the brakes were very week when the car bring to home. Had to press paddle 2-3 time to slow down the car. Could not exceed 30kmh. When started the disassembling work found that back oil seals leaked differential oil to the brake drums. Also one brake liner separated and was inside the brake drum. Now complete brake system disassembled, cleaned and repainted. What you guys think about the U bolts. Should I find new ones or threaded originals ?
  11. kusumsiri

    Project Moggie - Disassemble Body Parts

    Thanks @john cooper. It is happy to see forum members like you staying here and trying to help others. I will send you a PM regarding required parts.
  12. kusumsiri

    Project Moggie - Disassemble Body Parts

    I did not try to find hub cups yet. Because still working with other tasks. Are you really finding hub cups ? Are they hard to find ?
  13. kusumsiri

    Perodua Viva Elite

    Some after market security system having a shock sensor fixed on the body. Mostly inside a fender. When its sensing level too high, the security system alarming automatically. But Elite factory fitted security system dont have that shock sensor installed. So still I too guess its from bonnet or boot sensor. Lets see @Geeth1987 reply. @Sampath Gunasekera was there a sensor on your cars fuel lid too ? I cant see a sensor in mine.
  14. kusumsiri

    Project Moggie - Disassemble Body Parts

    Thank you very much for appreciation. Hoping to update this blog when time permits. Willing to restore the car in its original condition. Unfortunately it dont have original front seats and hub cups. So need to find those.
  15. kusumsiri

    Perodua Viva Elite

    When it is alarm ? While riding or while parking ? There are 2 switches on bonnet and boot. Check them first.
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