Clem’s Specs

Morris General Utility body

Morris General Utility body

Vehicle Registration

  • Registration: UD 419
  • Date Built:1926
  • First Registered: 13th October 1926
  • Tax Class: Historic Vehicle
  • Make & Model: Morris-Commercial One-Ton ‘T’ type truck (built 1924-1931)
  • Price when new: £252/10s

Body & Chassis

  • Body Type: ‘General Utility’ (Dropside Lorry)
  • Colour: Black/Brown
  • Weight (Unladen): 1461KG
  • Chassis Number: 10958
  • HxWxL: 2.30×1.75×5.60 (meters)


  • Type: ‘Hotchkiss’ type 4-cylinder 13.9hp sidevalve. Lucas magneto ignition and Solex MH30 carburetter. Water-cooled using a thermosyphon system. Maxfield tyre inflator running off camshaft (not currently installed!).
  • Cylinder Capacity: 1802cc, 75mm bore x 102mm stroke
  • Fuel: Petrol
  • Wheel Plan: 2-Axle-Rigid Body
  • Engine Number: CE107532


Multiple plate cork insert clutch running in oil. Three-speed gearbox. Enclosed propeller shaft to overhead worm rear axle with ratio of 6.75:1.


Foot and hand brake rod operated to drums on rear wheels only. Foot and hand brake each have a pair of brake shoes operating on each drum.


Lucas 12-volt electrical system. Lucas magneto ignition. Lucas Dynastart(dynamo and starter motor).