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Post  johnonthetyne on Tue Mar 10, 2009 12:34 pm

has anyone replaced the floor and rear arches using wood or mdf?just a thought as my woodwork skills better my metalwork,would it be ok for mot?dont see why not.
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Post  Regsmonster on Tue Mar 10, 2009 12:47 pm

I'm sure I've seen this before on a Scamp, although you will have to seal it really well to avoid it swelling up...........
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Post  Rum Tum Tugger on Tue Mar 10, 2009 12:59 pm



He was a professional chippie, I believe.
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Post  Martin & Nettie on Tue Mar 10, 2009 5:24 pm

My MK2 Cyclops had a wooden floor and our Red Leader's Mk2 has a wooden floor , isn't a Morgan made of wood Cool
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Post  johnonthetyne on Tue Mar 10, 2009 5:49 pm

Didnt the morgan have a chasis made of ash? (the tree i mean)
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Post  Jono on Tue Mar 10, 2009 6:35 pm

johnonthetyne wrote:Didnt the morgan have a chasis made of ash? (the tree i mean)



Common misconception ..Morgans have always had a steel chassis… the body frame was/is ash. Smile
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Post  Jono on Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:36 pm

12 Gauge...that is the answer...unless you want to buy my Franchi.. then the answers is 20g Very Happy
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Post  TRR Motorsport on Wed Mar 11, 2009 11:15 am

Rum Tum Tugger wrote:

He was a professional chippie, I believe.

Please don't EVER show this picture to my dad! Shocked
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Post  TRR Motorsport on Wed Mar 11, 2009 11:17 am

Regsmonster wrote:I'm sure I've seen this before on a Scamp, although you will have to seal it really well to avoid it swelling up...........

Exterior grade ply is OK though but you need at least 12mm to prevent deflection and OMG! the weight, especially when wet?
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Post  Regsmonster on Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:01 pm

I want to Hushpower it... Wink
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Post  Jono on Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:18 pm

Regsmonster wrote:I want to Hushpower it... Wink

Mmm.. unlucky....just sold my H-P Baikal .410 Cool .... the small slip-on types are not in the same league as the fully moderated ones.....
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