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1959 morris minor project For Sale

Morris Minor 1959 .

owned virtually from new by the same person now in his 90's it had 7000 miles on her when he bought it. He realizes its never going to be done by him so we have taken it with initially a view to putting it back together for him but if we did it it would be prohibitive we have advised sell as is if no interest then we may do it ourselves the log book is in our name now as we were worried it might be hard to get as its been off the road so long.

The car was stripped to the rolling shell you see in 1996 with the intention of a restoration. there are 4 new wings that come with the car and from what we can see its all there to rebuild the car.

What is extraordinary is that the shell has only ever had 2 repairs a very small patch to one jacking point and on spring hanger the rest is in incredibly solid condition making this a very easy rebuild , it does need a repair to the one door a post but it is not bad the post is basically solid.The chassis, sills etc are superb and look original .We rehung the doors to make it water tight but they will require fetling to shut properly.theres a spare bonnet also in the correct colour.The rear wings were cut off the mounting bolts need removing probably drilling out but the shell appears solid so not a big issue we dont think.

The engine is we were told by the guy that its unleaded converted and the gearbox is a gold seal reconditioned item. We have lots of paperwork but i cant confirm if the engine is rebuilt but was assured it was running perfectly when removed, it turns over ok.

The car is currently outside as pictured so we would like to see it gone sooner rather than later its only been outside for 2 weeks .

There are a lot of new parts that come with the car too many to list here

The asking price is very fair at 1500.00 as the wings alone are worth quite a few quid on their own.

Viewing can be arranged to suit in fact i recommend viewing to satisfy yourself we are telling a true picture of the car.
Price £1500 Or near offer
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Morris
Model 1000
Year 1959
Country UK
Region Shropshire
Town Shrewsbury
Telephone 07974 182562
Status Private
Date 11-Oct-2018
Ref C1043943
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