UPDATE 18th October 2017

MTR Restorations have been very busy in the last few months and have had to move to a bigger workshop. More customers are investing in their vehicles and taking the long term view to keep and enjoy their vehicles for years to come.

Friday

1957 Morris J type van.


May 2009 - Currently having repair carried out to it is this 1957 Morris JB vans which was in need of repairs to both sill/ side panel, door runner areas.
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Trial fit of new o/s door runner track.






The door runner track were to badly corroded to be used so I have had to make up new tracks from scratch using bar and flat steel. The following pictures show the process.




More wonder materials used in the repairs to the side panels.



Now attention now turns to the n/s sill/door runner area.




Here the o/s step panel has been welded in and the bottom of the B post has been repaired.




The front outer step panel removed.





The following pictures show the new sill/door runner panel trial fitted in place,



The lower section of the o/s strengthening rib repaired.



The o/s sill/door runner panel removed.




This shows the back of the section that I cut away from the o/s side panel and it shows the strange materials used to "repair" the lower section of the side panel.


The new o/s front door well panel trial fitted.



Here I have made up a new o/s front door well panel.



Side door well panel badly corroded.



These pictures show all of the door step panels removed.





Here the o/s lower side panel has been cut away to reveal very corroded door runner/sill panel.


Morris JB Van registration OBL 432 as it arrived at my workshop. It was looking tidy but on closer inspection it was obvious that the bottom of both side panels were full of fibre glass, filler and other strange materials,


Early Morris Minor van rear cross member repair.

Early Morris Minor van rear cross member repair.
Jan 2011, very early van repair.

Morris van gutter repairs.

Morris van gutter repairs.
Click picture for more pictures. Up dated 22-11-2010. Further pictures added 5/Jan 2011

Inner wing and "A" post repair.

Inner wing and "A" post repair.
Jan 2012, click for more pictures.

Saloon boot lid and door bottoms.

Saloon boot lid and door bottoms.
Click picture for more pictures.

Van rear door repair.

Van rear door repair.
Rusty bottom replaced. Click for more pictures.

Accident screen repairs. November 2010.

Accident screen repairs. November 2010.
Repairing previously repaired accident damage windscreen lip and edge. Click picture for further pictures.

Morris Van cab gutter repairs.

Morris Van cab gutter repairs.
Click picture for further details. December 2010.

Engine replacement.

Engine replacement.
And front brake converted to discs. Click picture for further details.

Misfire Moggy

Misfire Moggy
Strange fault.