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Registration Number: XLO 459
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Manufacturer: Morris
Model: Oxford
Type: Traveller Series iv
Category: Classic Car
Year Of Manufacture: 1959
Owned From: Apil 2016
Owned To: date
Mileage: 1100
Colour(s): Almond Grn / Old Eng Wht
Current Location: United Kingdom
Owners Club: Wolseley 6/80, MO and Morris Oxford & Cowley
Web Site:
Record Entered: 21/02/2018
Last Updated: 02/08/2019
Submitted by: Martin Hamilton
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Locale: Somerset
First Joined: 21/02/2018
Vehicles Contributed: 1
Fate: July 2018 -Final Stages of nut & bolt restoration including
> rebuilt / reconditioned gearbox using Austin A60 innards within original gearbox casing
> replacement engine from a Wolseley 1500
> engine has been fully reconditioned, head & block. New everything. Bored out to +20 thou

Odometer Mileage was 20k at start of project, Having traced most previous owners it is clear this is 120k miles

Speedo replaced at 20,000 miles with new-old-stock speedo, which was re-set to 0 miles.

Project completed July 2019. Just over 1,000 miles since purchaes, the vast majority in late 2018 and 2019.
Modifications: Electronic ignition
Brake Servo
LED lights (including headlights)
Flashing LED trafficators
Seat Belts
New wiring loom
new (modern) fuse box and relays
Seats fully re-covered and refurbished in red leather - no vinyl.
All door and other cards re-made using foamex plastic sheeting
Accolades: Wolseley 6/80 & Morris Oxford Club, "Best Traveller at Annual Rally"
XLO 459


♦ “28th July 1959 first registered. MOT expired 7-1-10. 19,081 mileage on 8-1-09.”
Submitted on 11/07/2018 11:07 by a visitor
♦ “Hi this car we believe use to belong to my wife’s late father we would love to visit it if poss please as we live in Devon we have lots of photos of this car and history please either reply to 07934722792 or”
Submitted on 30/04/2018 15:04 by a visitor
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