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Morris Minor Series V 1962-1971
Bhp graphs

Dimensions

 

Specification changes from previous models included, fresh-air heater, repositioned tandem wiper spindles giving a greater screen sweep, zone-toughened windscreen, self-propping boot lid support, combined side/amber flashing lights, amber flasher added to larger fluted rear light unit on cars (traveller had extra round amber light at rear), near-side door on two-door saloon had key lock.

Changes after September 1964 include, two-spoke steering wheel, starter/ignition switch, oil filter warning light, individual swing-out ash trays under parcel shelf, new design sun-visors, plastic framed driving mirror, improved heating.

October 1967, basic models of the saloon and traveller had windscreen washers as standard fitting. Some late 1971 traveller models fitted with steering lock.

 

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Engine

Type
10MA

Number of cylinders

4
Bore mm
64.6
Stroke mm
83.7
Capacity cc
1098
Valves
overhead
RAC hp rating
CR
8.5
BHP (graphs)
48
at rpm
5100
Valve timing
inlet opens
ATDC
inlet closes
ABDC
exhaust opens
BBDC
exhaust closes
ATDC
Cooling
pressurised, engine driven pump.
Electrics
12-volt positive earth
Gearbox
4-speed synchromesh except first, floor change gear
Petrol tank capacity
6 gallons.

Petrol pump

SU electric
Carburation
SU H2

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Dimensions
Wheelbase
7' 2"
Track front
4 2 5/8"
rear
4' 2 5/16"
Length
12' 4"
Width
5' 1"
Weight
15cwt 1qtr
Front suspension
Independent torsion bar
Rear suspension
half elliptic
Axle ratio
4.3:1
Tyre size
520x14
Brakes
Lockheed hydraulic
Drum size

8" diameter brake drums, two leading shoes at front

Steering
rack and pinion

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Performance
0 to 50 mph secs
16.1
0 to 60 mph secs
24.8
standing quarter secs
22.8
Fuel consumption mpg
31
Maximum speed
77 

 

Body styles and colours

 

Doors
1962
1968
1971
Saloon
2
Almond green
Rose taupe
Old English white
Dove grey
Black
Highway yellow
Smoke grey
Almond green
Black
Snowberry white
Maroon
Peat
Trafalgar blue
Smoke grey
Blue royale
Minor 1000000 1961 Lilac with white gold leather upholstery piped in black.

Aqua green
Glacier white
Bronze yellow
Harvest gold
1.

Saloon
4
Traveller
2
Convertible
2

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Chassis numbers
 
Start
Finish
Convertible September 1962 June 1969
Saloon, 2-door September 1962 November 1970
Saloon, 4-door September 1962 November 1970
Traveller September 1962 April 1971
 
990290
1294082
 
Total
303,792

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Books and articles (available on the web)

 

Other sources
Motoring
Issue
page
Minor 1000 Road Test
6/66
23, 24
Minor Servicing data
8/66
41-4
Motor Industry
Minor 1000 Wiring diagram & data
Automobile Electricity Data Sheet D643

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