SIX MINORS, THREE CHARITIES, ONE BIG ADVENTURE
Sheared hub fails to halt epic drive
AMorris Minor Owners Club team has made the Land’s End to John o’ Groats trip in support of Cystic Fibrosis, Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research UK in four Minors – or rather six.
One of the Minors was the Ruby ‘Lowlight’ PC restored with the club last year at the Lancaster Insurance NEC Classic Motor Show. At 68, it was the oldest car on the run and also the least fortunate after it suffered a serious failure at Cheddar on the way north – a rear hub sheared allowing the wheel to part company with the car.
After recovering the car to Derby, drivers Tom Morris and Andy Wilson collected their own Morris Minors, changed a blown head gasket on one, and headed back to Land’s End to restart the run. On the second attempt they were able to catch the other cars just south of John o’groats and complete the run as a convoy.
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Tom and Andy got there… finally.