Morris Minor Van 8cwt 1968-70
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Morris Minor Van 8cwt 1968-70 Specifications
4 Cylinder inline water cooled
Displacement: 1,098 cc
Bore: 64.5mm
Stroke: 83.7mm
Valves: Pushrod/overhead
Compression ratio: 7.5:1
Carburettors: Single SU HS2
Max Power: 48bhp at 5,100 rpm

Maximum speed: 74 mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 24secs
Overall fuel consumption: 35-40mpg

Unitary steel body on steel chassis

Lockeed hydraulic,
Front: 8in drums Rear: 7in drums

Clutch: Single dry-plate diaphragm
Gearbox: 4-speed,
Ratios: 1st 3.628:1,
2nd 2.172:1,
3rd 1.412:1
Top 1:1
Reverse 4.664:1
Rack and pinion
Camber: 1º
Steering wheel: 2.6 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: right 32ft 8in,
left 32ft 1in

Front: independant torsion bars
Rear: Live axle, semi-elliptic leaf spring, Telescopic dampers

Bolt on 4.5J x 14in disc

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 2in
Track - front: 4ft 2.6in
Track - rear: 4ft 2.3in
Overall length: 11ft 10.4in
Overall width: 5ft 1in
Overall height: 5ft 5.9in
Ground clearance: 6.75in
Unladen weight: 15cwt
Tank capacity: 5gals

Minor Production
All variants 1948-1972: 1,619,857
Vans 1953-72: 326,627