Rusty Old cars

A collection of historic cars from various English speaking parts of the world. We like to drive these vehicles and of course they need regular repairs too. Mostly cars from 1937 to 1999, but also kayaks and sewing machines.

Read about travel and tinkering with mechanical machines, visit the Rusty daytrips weblog (below) where you can see how we travel, drive, paddle, break fix and find on a regular basis.

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Morris Minor Welding job

Morris Minor Welding job

Not a job I was looking forward to. Some old repairs dating back form before 1997 had started to rust again. No reason to complain, but still needed to be cut out and  fixed. Now Nelson the Trafalgar blue Minor is ready for battle again.    

AMRWR Clubweekend Rockanje 2024

AMRWR Clubweekend Rockanje 2024

A nice weekend out camping in the west of the country. 

Wolseley 1500 Service, clutch slave and hose

Wolseley 1500 Service, clutch slave and hose

The clutchpedal on the Wolseley 1500 did not feel very consistent. Inspecting the hose showed it to feel a little soft compared to other hoses. While under the car it was a good opportunity to change the oil, grease the suspension and check the brakes.  To be able to fit a standard clutch hose I […]

Achterhoekse Oldtimerrit 2024

Achterhoekse Oldtimerrit 2024

Oud Zevenaar 2024

Oud Zevenaar 2024

Morris Minor ignition, oil and sparkplugs

Morris Minor ignition, oil and sparkplugs

Not yet entirely satisfied with the tune of the Morris I decided to take a look at the ignition.  When I took the points out , this earthing wire detached itself from the connector. Aren’t we lucky that this happened when I was at home in the garage? Such a thoughtful little Morris. I […]

Elfstedentocht 2024 Harich-Oudega

Elfstedentocht 2024 Harich-Oudega

It was another beautiful event in Friesland.  See more photo’s here. 

Morris Minor Club Betuwe Rit mei 2024

Morris Minor Club Betuwe Rit mei 2024

Second day with us and already Rosie Taupe the Minor took us on a long run to the Morris Minor Club run.  

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