Further Information

We are delighted to offer for sale this Morris Minor 1000 Convertible.
Converted 21 years ago and updated and upgraded for fun since then, it goes, sounds, corners and stops better than when it left the factory.
Kept in a garage and not getting out much, it needs someone to love it AND use it!
If you know your Morris Minors and want to have some great fun this summer, then read on:
Under The Bonnet
- Engine – 1275 MG Midget
- SU HIF44 carburettor with K&N Filter
- Solid State SU Fuel Pump
- Electric Fan
- Alternator
- 123 Distributor Solid State Ignition + Igniter coil
- Piper X crankcase breather
- New duplex timing chain
- Remote spin on oil filter
- Re-cored radiator
- Negative Earth
- Remote reservoirs for clutch and brake fluid
- Hydraulic clutch
- Roller clutch release bearing
- Midget diaphragm clutch
- Morris ribbed gearbox (original)
- Midget 3.7 : 1 differential
- Brake servo
- Quality electric screen washer/reservoir
- Stainless steel exhaust
- Lowered 1 spline front, 1.5” lowering block on the rear.
- Telescopic shock absorbers front and rear
- Front antiroll bar
- Vented front disc brakes
- Wheels 14” locking minilite alloys with as new Michelin Energy 175/70 R14 tyres
Inside etc
- Interior is lovely, recent front seat diaphragms cushions and covers, carpets and MM mats
- Extra gauges
- Inertia reel seatbelts front and rear
- Newish hood
- Halogen headlights
- In good condition with lovely patina and signs of being a 45-year-old Morris Minor, paint starting to show its age.
- This is not a concours resprayed Morris Minor, it is a well-loved if underused steadily evolved Morris that has given lots of fun and can surprise many on the road.
- This car is for driving not for showing.

For more information and to arrange a viewing please contact Jonathon Webb.

About Carbarn

Car Barn by Aston Workshop is an independent classic, sports and prestige car specialist located on Red Row Estate, an idyllic 37 acre venue set in the North East countryside. Red Row is located in County Durham, only 2 miles away from Beamish Museum, one of the North’s major tourist attractions.  Our car showrooms share our beautiful location with our sister company The Black Horse Beamish pub, restaurant and hotel. We offer a wide variety of used vehicles for sale in our pair of showrooms including special editions, low mileage examples, supercars and high performance models by Aston Martin, Lotus, Ferrari, Porsche, Bentley, Morgan, McLaren, Lagonda, Jaguar, Ariel and Caterham. As a well established dealer we typically we have around 80 cars on site at any given time and our showrooms are one of the most impressive luxury car collections in the North East of England.  

Our specialist classic and sports car service, repair and diagnosis workshop at Carbarn is staffed by experienced local mechanics with a wide range of skills and diagnostic equipment. If your specialist car has developed a fault please call by and we will be happy to give a no obligation estimate. In addition to annual or routine servicing and maintenance we also undertake classic car restorations including all aspects of chassis repair, engine tuning, paint and body work.

We are one of the North East’s few specialist classic, sports and prestige car buyers who will buy your vehicle directly or offer sale or return and part exchange from our showroom. We are constantly seeking used stock.  If you find yourself thinking the time has come to sell my car, be it classic sports or prestige, and you want to deal with a well established local north east company please contact us to discuss our best price.  We provide a more personal and flexible approach than car buying websites or auctions and as a classic and vintage car specialist are happy to discuss cars which have been in long term storage, off the road, SORN or vehicles which are otherwise described as barn finds.

We have an in house transport service which offers collection, storage and delivery facilities and Carbarn are happy to purchase used classic, sports and luxury cars from across the North East region and the wider UK.

Our experienced team are also pleased to help and advise if you are a collector or seeking to purchase a car specifically for investment purposes.

The benefits of buying and selling with us include:

  • Nationwide collection and delivery service on our own covered transporters
  • Cars which are prepared by technicians working exclusively on classic and sports cars
  • Our own warranty programme
  • A comprehensive customer service which truly works for the duration of ownership
  • The confidence of dealing with a leading independent specialist established over 30 years
  • Finance available on all stock including classic cars

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