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AUCKLAND MORRIS MINOR CAR CLUB INC

 

 

 

 

 

Specifications

Morris Minor Series MM 1948-1952

Morris Minor Series II 1952-1956

Morris Minor 1000, 948cc 1956-1962

Morris Minor 1000, 1098cc

 

 

 

Morris Minor Series MM 1948-1952

Engine:
Cast iron block and cylinder head.
Cast sump
Four cylinders set in-line with side valves
Capacity:918.636cc
Bore & Stroke:57mm x 90mm
Compression::6.5:1 / 6.7:1
Carburettor:Single horizontal SU H1 type
Fuel Pump:SU type L
Transmission:Rear Wheel drive from front mounted engine. 4-speed gearbox bolted to rear engine plate. Synchromesh on 2nd, 3rd, and top gears. Clutch, Borg and Beck 6¼in dry plate
Gear Ratios:Reverse 3.95:1, First 3.95:1, Second 2.3:1, Third 1.54:1, Top 1.000:1
Overall ratios: Reverse 17.994:1, First 17.994:1, Second 10.477:1, Third 7.015:1, Top 4.55:1
Demensions & Weight 
2-door Saloon (13½cwt)
Overall width5ft Overall length 12ft 3½in Overall height 4ft 10in
Ground clearance:6 3/4in
Wheelbase & track:Wheelbase 7ft 2in Track - 4ft 2 5/16
Suspension:Front - Independent by torsion bars and links, Rear - Half-eliptic leaf springs
Steering:Rack and pinion 2¼ turns lock to lock Turning circle 35ft
Brakes:Lockheed hydraulic, 7in diameter drums. Front - two leading shoes. Rear - one leading and one trailing shoe
Wheels & Tyres:14in pressed steel disc, 4 bolt fixings, Tyres - 5.00x14

Morris Minor Series II 1952-1956

Engine:
Cast iron block and cylinder head.
Pressed steel sump
Four cylinders set in-line with overhead valves
Capacity:803cc
Bore & Stroke:58mm x 76mm
Compression::7.2:1
Maximum Torque:40lbs/ft at 2400rpm
Maximum Power: 30bhp at 4800
Carburettor:Single SU H1 type 1 1/8in
Fuel Pump:SU type L
Air cleaner:Dry gauze type
Transmission:Rear Wheel drive from front mounted engine. 4-speed gearbox bolted to rear engine plate. Synchromesh on 2nd, 3rd, and top gears. Clutch, Borg and Beck 6¼in dry plate
Gear Ratios:Reverse 5.174:1, First 4.09:1, Second 2.588:1, Third 1.679:1, Top 1.000:1
Overall ratios: Reverse 27.38:1, First 21.618:1, Second 13.69:1, Third 8.88:1, Top 5.286:1
Final Drive:Hypoid axle 7/37. Two pinion differential. Final drive ratio 5.286:1
Demensions & Weight 
2-door Saloon (15cwt)
Overall width5ft 1in Overall length 12ft 4in Overall height 5ft 0in
4-door Saloon (15 3/4cwt)
Overall width5ft 1in Overall length 12ft 4in Overall height 5ft 0in
Convertable (15cwt)
Overall width5ft 1in Overall length 12ft 4in Overall height 5ft 0in
Traveller (16½ cwt)
Overall width5ft 1in Overall length 12ft 5in Overall height 5ft 0in
Ground clearance:6 3/4in
Wheelbase & track:Wheelbase 7ft 2in Track - Front 4ft 2 5/8in, Rear 4ft 2 5/16in
Suspension:Front - Independent by torsion bars and links, Rear - Half-eliptic leaf springs
Steering:Rack and pinion 2½ turns lock to lock Turning circle 33ft
Brakes:Lockheed hydraulic, 7in diameter drums. Front - two leading shoes. Rear - one leading and one trailing shoe
Wheels & Tyres:14in pressed steel disc, 4 bolt fixings, Tyres - 5.00x14
Bodywork:Designed by Issigonis, unitary all steel construction, assemble at Cowley. 2 dorr and 4 door Saloons, Convertibles and Traveller available. Traveller rear section constructed with external ash frame and aluminium panelling, including roof
Electrical system: Positive earth. 12V, 43 amp/hr battery mounted on tray in engine bay. Positive earth Lucas dynamo type C39PV/2 with Lucas compensated voltage control box and coil ignition. Headlamps Lucas double dip 42/36W. Semaphore trafficators 3W
Performance:Maximum speed 62mph. Maximum in gears 1st 18mph, 2nd 30mph, 3rd 45mph
Acceleration:0-30 8.5secs, 0-40 15.1 secs, 0-50 29.2 secs, 0-60 52.5 secs; standing ¼ mile 27.1 secs
Fuel Consumption:36-40mpg



Morris Minor 1000, 948cc 1956-1962

Engine:
Cast iron block and cylinder head.
Pressed steel sump
4 cylinders set in-line overhead valves pushrod operated
Capacity:948cc
Bore & Stroke:62.9mm x 76.2mm
Compression::8.3:1 (High Compression engine)
Maximum Torque:50lbs/ft at 2500rpm
Maximum Power: 37bhp at 4750
Carburettor:Single SU H2 type 1¼ in
Fuel Pump:SU type L
Air cleaner:A.C. t
Transmission:Rear Wheel drive from front mounted engine. 4-speed gearbox bolted to rear engine plate. Remote control gearchange.Synchromesh on 2nd, 3rd, and top gears. Clutch, Borg and Beck 6¼in dry plate
Gear Ratios:Reverse 4.664:1, First 3.628:1, Second 2.374:1, Third 1.412:1, Top 1.000:1
Overall ratios: Reverse 21.221:1, First 16.507:1, Second 10.802:1, Third 6.425:1, Top 4.555:1
Final Drive:three quarter floating rear axle. Hypoid axle 9/41. Two pinion differential. Final drive ratio 4.55:1
Demensions & Weight 
2-door Saloon (15½cwt)
Overall width5ft 1in Overall length 12ft 4in Overall height 5ft 0in
4-door Saloon (15 3/4cwt)
Overall width5ft 1in Overall length 12ft 4in Overall height 5ft 0in
Convertable (15cwt)
Overall width5ft 1in Overall length 12ft 4in Overall height 5ft 0in
Traveller (16½ cwt)
Overall width5ft 1in Overall length 12ft 5in Overall height 5ft 0in
Ground clearance:6 3/4in
Wheelbase & track:Wheelbase 7ft 2in Track - Front 4ft 2 5/8in, Rear 4ft 2 5/16in
Suspension:Front - Independent by torsion bars and links, Rear - Half-eliptic leaf springs
Steering:Rack and pinion 2½ turns lock to lock Turning circle 33ft
Brakes:Lockheed hydraulic, 7in diameter drums. Front - two leading shoes. Rear - one leading and one trailing shoe
Wheels & Tyres:14in pressed steel disc, 4 stud fixings, Tyres - 5.20x14 tubeless
Bodywork:Designed by Issigonis, unitary all steel construction, assemble at Cowley. 2/4 door Saloons, Convertibles assembled at Cowley. Travellers assembled at Abingdon from 1960. Traveller rear section constructed with external ash frame and aluminium panelling, including roof
Electrical system: Positive earth. 12V, 43 amp/hr battery mounted on tray in engine bay. Positive earth Lucas dynamo type C39PV/2 with Lucas compensated voltage control box and coil ignition. Headlamps Lucas double dip 42/36W. Semaphore trafficators 3W
Performance:Maximum speed 75.1mph. Maximum in gears 1st 23.4mph, 2nd 35.2mph, 3rd 60.5mph
Acceleration:0-30 6.8secs, 0-40 12.1 secs, 0-50 18.5 secs, 0-60 30.0 secs; standing ¼ mile 24.2 secs
Fuel Consumption:37-44mpg



Morris Minor 1000, 1098cc

Engine:
Cast iron block and cylinder head.
Pressed steel sump
Four cylinders in-line with overhead valves pushrod operated
Capacity:1098cc
Bore & Stroke:64.58mm x 83.72mm
Compression::8.5:1 (High Compression Engine)
Maximum Torque:60lbs/ft at 2500rpm
Maximum Power: 48bhp at 5100
Carburettor:Single SU H2 type 1¼ in
Fuel Pump:SU type L
Air cleaner:Cooper dry type, with paper element
Transmission:Rear Wheel drive from front mounted engine. 4-speed gearbox bolted to rear engine plate. Synchromesh on 2nd, 3rd, and top gears. Clutch, Borg and Beck 7¼in dry plate
Gear Ratios:Reverse 4.664:1, First 3.628:1, Second 2.172:1, Third 1.412:1, Top 1.000:1
Overall ratios: Reverse 19.665:1, First 15.276:1, Second 9.169:1, Third 5.950:1, Top 4.220:1
Final Drive:three quarter floating rear axle. Hypoid axle 9/38. Final drive ratio 4.22:1
Demensions & Weight 
2-door Saloon (15½cwt)
Overall width5ft 1in Overall length 12ft 4in Overall height 5ft 0in
4-door Saloon (15 3/4cwt)
Overall width5ft 1in Overall length 12ft 4in Overall height 5ft 0in
Convertable (15cwt)
Overall width5ft 1in Overall length 12ft 4in Overall height 5ft 0in
Traveller (16½ cwt)
Overall width5ft 1in Overall length 12ft 5in Overall height 5ft 0in
Ground clearance:6 ¾in
Wheelbase & track:Wheelbase 7ft 2in Track - Front 4ft 2 5/8in, Rear 4ft 2 5/16in
Suspension:Front - Independent by torsion bars and links, Rear - Half-eliptic leaf springs
Steering:Rack and pinion 2½ turns lock to lock Turning circle 33ft
Brakes:Lockheed hydraulic, Front 8in diameter drums Rear 7in diameter drums. Front - two leading shoes. Rear - one leading and one trailing shoe
Wheels & Tyres:14in pressed steel disc, 4 stud fixing, Tyres - 5.20x14 tubeless
Bodywork:Designed by Issigonis, unitary all steel construction, 2/4 dr Saloon and Converibles assembled at Cowley. 1962 Travellers assembled at Abingdon
Electrical system: Positive earth. 12V, 43 amp/hr battery mounted on tray in engine bay. Positive earth Lucas dynamo type C40-1 with Lucas control box RB106/2 and coil ignition Lucas LA12. Flashing indicator unit Lucas FL5 Headlamps Lucas double dip 42/36W.
Performance:Maximum speed 78mph. Maximum in gears 1st 27.5mph, 2nd 41.5mph, 3rd 68mph
Acceleration:0-30 6.4secs, 0-40 9.8 secs, 0-50 15.8 secs, 0-60 24.2 secs; standing ¼ mile 22.9 secs
Fuel Consumption:36-40mpg