1 BODy caN rOT
Morris didn’t scrimp with the metal on the 10M and the car was over-engineered, but can still rust, especially around the rear and the spring hangers. Also check the door bottoms and the wings for corrosion, particularly around the lower reaches.
2 XPaG FacTOr welcOMe
The Morris has an engine closely related to the XPAG unit that powered various MGs. Most parts are interchangeable directly or can be adapted without too many problems, which is a major boost towards keeping your 10M on the road.
3 Oil seal yOU
XPAG Engineering (www.xpagengineering.co.uk) is just one of the firms supplying parts, including much better rear oil seals to replace fragile originals. It will even rebuild your engine.
4 Beware BrOkeN BakeliTe!
Try to avoid a car with a rotten interior as replacing those leather seats to original spec is costly. And there’s not a lot you can do if the Bakelite is cracked.