ITV's Granchester

ITV's Granchester

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Monday, 24 February 2014

So your looking for a side valve J van engine.

So your looking for a side valve J van engine, head over to flea-bay home of con men and time wasters there are FOUR for sale.
Link to the item,http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Morris-J-type-van-side-valve-engine-/251447743603?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3a8b741473#ht_279wt_958
Another J engine, slightly more complete and maybe a gold seal unit.

Link to the item, http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MORRIS-OXFORD-MO-J-TYPE-VAN-INLINE-4-SIDE-VALVE-ENGINE-1948-1953/181329723574?rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.m1851&_trkparms=aid%3D222002%26algo%3DSIC.FIT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D286%26meid%3D5058631301947579773%26pid%3D100005%26prg%3D1048%26rk%3D2%26rkt%3D5%26sd%3D251447743603%26
Yet another engine, this one still seems to be fitted in an old MO car,

Link here,http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MO-Morris-Oxford-Engine-1476cc-Side-Valve-Straight-4-complete-and-running-sweet/141192853344?rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.m1851&_trkparms=aid%3D222002%26algo%3DSIC.FIT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D286%26meid%3D5058734250171627809%26pid%3D100005%26prg%3D1048%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D5%26sd%3D181329723574%26
And yet another engine,
Link here, http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-MO-Morris-Oxford-Engine-1476cc-Side-Valve-Straight-4-circa-1948-53/231145246822?rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.m1851&_trkparms=aid%3D222002%26algo%3DSIC.FIT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D286%26meid%3D5058750209056873612%26pid%3D100005%26prg%3D1048%26rk%3D4%26rkt%3D5%26sd%3D141192853344%26
Prices, start at £215 up to a high £600, all of these will need at least a good strip down and check over.

A list of chassis number and registration dates.

J/R 010 10/1949--J/R 649 1949--J/R 755 1/1950--J/R 1061 12/1949--J/R 1102 12/1949--J/L 1518 1950--J/R 1612 03/1950--J/L 2935 1951--J/R 4491 11/1950--J/R 6050 12/1950--J/R 6187 1/1951--J/R 10916 12/1951--J/R 10972 1/1952--J/R 14776 12/1952--J/R 145931/1953--J/R 15455 1/1953--J/R 16261 03/1953--J/R 18124 1952--J/R 19902 12/1953--J/R 20658 02/1954--J/R 21720 12/1953--J/R 23555 1954--J/R 24274 1954--J/R 25618 12/1954--J/R 25079 1/1955--J/R 25741 05/1955--J/R 29869 11/1955--J/R 30963 11/1955--J/R 3183110/1955--J/R 32465 11/1955--J/R 33340 1/1956--J/R 35466 1/1957--J/R 35671 12/1956--JB/MR 37200 06/1957--JB/MR 39547 12/1957--JB/MR 39012 1/1958--JB/MR 39648 1/1958--JB/MR 42533 1/1959--JB/MR 42677 12/1958--JB/MR 43367 1959--JB/MR 45648 1/1960--JB/MR 45693 12/1959--JB/MR 46009 02/1960--JB/MR 47648 12/1960--JB/MR 47907 12/1960--JB/MR 48069 01/1961--JB/MR 48219 01/1961
Approximate Production data for each year.
1949 750 vehicles -1950 5347 -1951 5051 -19524098 -1953 5027 -1954 6000 -1955 6894 -19563169 -1957 3284 -1958 3131 -1959 2965 -19602516 -1961 362
Total produced 48620


Ardingly Vehicle Show 12/7/09. Picture taken by Clive Barker.