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15 Timing Gears Front Covers Examines the different types of timing covers, oil seals, and slingers for the Mini range. 14 Wheel Studs and Nuts Compares the many different types of wheel studs and nuts and shows why those fitted to disc brake cars and different to others. 13 Engine Lifting Brackets Shows details of the different types of engine lifting brackets used for A series transverse engines. 12 Crankcase Ventilation Discusses the various types of crankcase ventilation systems and how they work. 11 SU Carburetter How an SU carburetter works. 10 Steering Rack Overhaul Gives some further details of the different types of steering racks fitted to the Mini range of vehicles. 9 Motor Vehicle Performance Calculate the maximum speed and acceleration performance of a range of Mini and Moke vehicles and compares to Magazine road tests. 8 Morris 850 Transmission Gives details of differences in the early Morris 850 transmissions 1961 and 1962.   7 Is it a Morris? Ever wondered why an Australian Compliance plate lists the make as “MINI”? 6 Hydrolastic Pump Exploded view of a Churchill hydrolastic pump and a description of how to use it. 5 Hydrolastic Displacers Gives details of all the different types of hydrolastic displacer units fitted to BMC vehicles and their means of identification. 4 Cylinder Head Studs Measures the hardness of two different brands of head studs and compares to original specifications. 3 Galvanised Moke Misnomer Discusses the origins of the “gal body” Moke.   2 Clutch Throwout Bearing Looks at the different types of clutch throw-out bearings fitted to the Mini range. 1 What Thread is That? Examines the different types of threads to be found on fasteners in our BMC cars – includes official Leyland chart of decimal and equivalent fractions.
ENGINEERING SERIES by Tony Cripps Packed with over 500 excerpts from the factory engineering drawings, these unique books are an essential guide to parts identification and vehicle engineering specification.   Book 1. Morris 850 Saloon and Van   Book 2. Morris Mini Deluxe (including Van and Mini K)   Book 3. Morris Cooper S MK1 and MKII   Book 4. Morris Mini Clubman (1971-1973 incld. GT)   Book 5. Morris Mini Moke and BMC Moke (1966-1973)   Book 6. Leyland Mini (1973-1978)
25. The Introduction of Australian Body Panels to the Mini Range. 24.  Steering Column Mountings. Shows the differences in pedal box brackets and steering column mounting brackets for the Mini range. 23.    Radiators. Shows the differences in radiators fitted to the Mini range. 22. Manifolds and gaskets. Which is right for you? 21. Brake Pressure Regulators. Mini and Moke range. What’s been fitted and how to identify them. 20. Final Drive Ratios and Gears. How the number of teeth are calculated for the pinion and gear. 19. The Californian Moke - a study of the development of this enigmatic vehicle and an estimate of how many were produced. 18 Special Tools A fairly complete listing of BMC special tools. 17  Service Bulletins Index Marina and P76 Range includes Service Liaison Summaries and Drawing Office Instructions. 16 Service Bulletins Index Mini Range includes Service Liaison Summaries and Drawing Office Instructions.  
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Regretfully, public online access to these articles has been discontinued. If you’d like a copy of an article, please feel welcome to contact me directly at mail@leylandaustralia.com.au 
LEARN MORE
FEATURE ARTICLES
15 Timing Gears Front Covers Examines the different types of timing covers, oil seals, and slingers for the Mini range. 14 Wheel Studs and Nuts Compares the many different types of wheel studs and nuts and shows why those fitted to disc brake cars and different to others. 13 Engine Lifting Brackets Shows details of the different types of engine lifting brackets used for A series transverse engines. 12 Crankcase Ventilation Discusses the various types of crankcase ventilation systems and how they work. 11 SU Carburetter How an SU carburetter works. 10 Steering Rack Overhaul Gives some further details of the different types of steering racks fitted to the Mini range of vehicles. 9 Motor Vehicle Performance Calculate the maximum speed and acceleration performance of a range of Mini and Moke vehicles and compares to Magazine road tests. 8 Morris 850 Transmission Gives details of differences in the early Morris 850 transmissions 1961 and 1962.   7 Is it a Morris? Ever wondered why an Australian Compliance plate lists the make as “MINI”? 6 Hydrolastic Pump Exploded view of a Churchill hydrolastic pump and a description of how to use it. 5 Hydrolastic Displacers Gives details of all the different types of hydrolastic displacer units fitted to BMC vehicles and their means of identification. 4 Cylinder Head Studs Measures the hardness of two different brands of head studs and compares to original specifications. 3 Galvanised Moke Misnomer Discusses the origins of the “gal body” Moke.   2 Clutch Throwout Bearing Looks at the different types of clutch throw-out bearings fitted to the Mini range. 1 What Thread is That? Examines the different types of threads to be found on fasteners in our BMC cars – includes official Leyland chart of decimal and equivalent fractions.
ENGINEERING SERIES by Tony Cripps Packed with over 500 excerpts from the factory engineering drawings, these unique books are an essential guide to parts identification and vehicle engineering specification.   Book 1. Morris 850 Saloon and Van   Book 2. Morris Mini Deluxe (including Van and Mini K)   Book 3. Morris Cooper S MK1 and MKII   Book 4. Morris Mini Clubman (1971-1973 incld. GT)   Book 5. Morris Mini Moke and BMC Moke (1966-1973)   Book 6. Leyland Mini (1973-1978)
25. The Introduction of Australian Body Panels to the Mini Range. 24.  Steering Column Mountings. Shows the differences in pedal box brackets and steering column mounting brackets for the Mini range. 23.    Radiators. Shows the differences in radiators fitted to the Mini range. 22. Manifolds and gaskets. Which is right for you? 21. Brake Pressure Regulators. Mini and Moke range. What’s been fitted and how to identify them. 20. Final Drive Ratios and Gears. How the number of teeth are calculated for the pinion and gear. 19. The Californian Moke - a study of the development of this enigmatic vehicle and an estimate of how many were produced. 18 Special Tools A fairly complete listing of BMC special tools. 17  Service Bulletins Index Marina and P76 Range includes Service Liaison Summaries and Drawing Office Instructions. 16 Service Bulletins Index Mini Range includes Service Liaison Summaries and Drawing Office Instructions.