Moke Rear lights

For the 14 years of production in Australia there were only four styles of rear light fitted to Mokes.

Moke Rear lights - 1977 to 1982

For last years of production the square Hella was fitted to Mokes from around 1977 to 1982.

Moke Rear light - 1976, The dark edge

Around 1976 the regular Hella brand of tail ligt assembly began sporting a black edge or surround, replacing the normal plastic chrome fitted to Mokes in the years before hand. Exactly when and why this change came about is not really known, whether it was a change requested by Leyland Australia or was it a change in the model by Hella and Leyland just fitted the new form. As more information comes to hand this part of the Moke history will be expanded. 

Starter motor doesn't turn, is the starter solenoid is faulty.

The starter solenoid has the important job of connecting the starter motor directly to the battery cable to get the power to turn over the engine when you turn the key. A starter solenoid that doesn't work can leave you stranded unable to start the engine but here I introduce some basic knowledge about how they work and some tricks for getting it working again. 

Moke Wiper Wiring - Secrets of the Twin Stalk

With the introduction of the Gal body Mokes, the old dash mounted wiper switch was replaced by a column mounted switch. This is a quick guide to how it all works.

Moke Wiper Wiring - Secrets Revealed

This information applies to the two speed wipers with the dash mounted rotary switch. So to help with restoration or repair, here is a guide to exactly how it works.

Fitting A Gemini Starter

From the factory, Mokes were fitted with a Lucas inertia starter. While they are generally pretty reliable, there are much better starters available these days. The best one to fit is from a Holden Gemini, and it is quite easy to do.

Twin Stalk Indicator Cancellation

Late mokes with the twin stalk indicator switch use two small pins under the steering wheel to cancel the indicators. This works fine until you replace the steering wheel!