Morris Minor Coach-built saloon1930

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Specifications
Engine
4 Cylinder in line, OHC
Bore : 57mm
Stroke: 83mm
Displacement: 847 cc
Compression ratio: 4.751 to 1
Carburation: single SU 7/8in diam
Power output 19bhp at 4,000rpm
RAC rating: 8.056hp

Performance
Maximum speed: 55mph
0-50mph: N/A
Overall fuel consumption: 45-49mpg

Ignition
6 volt coil,
Distributor: Lucas D4A, DS4 or D41
Plugs: AC sphinx short reach
Firing order 1,3,4,2

Suspension
Front & rear: semi elliptic leaf spring
with single action friction dampers

Transmission
Clutch: single, dry plate 61/2in diam
Gearbox: 3-speed, no synchromesh
Ratios: 1st: 3.5 to 1
2nd 1.833 to 1
Top: 1 to 1
Propellar Shaft: Shaft and spiral bevel
Rear wheel drive

Construction
Chassis: steel ladder type
Tub: ash frame with steel skin,
Wings & bonnet: pressed steel panels Interior: wood dash

Brakes
Cable operated 8in drums all round

Steering
Bishop cam

Wheels & Tyres
3 stud bolt-on 3.50 x 19in wire
400 x 19in crossply

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 78in
Track - front & rear: 42in
Toe in: 1/8in
Castor angle: 3º
Overall length: 120in
Overall width: 49.5in
Overall height: 57in
Ground clearance: 5.5in
Turning circle: Left 34ft 6in,
Tank capacity:5gal
Sump capacity: 7.25pints

Minor Production
Sept 1928 - Aug 1934: 86,309
 

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