So, where do I start with this one. I certainly don’t need another car and I have more than enough projects on the go – albeit nearing completion, I promise! … Continue Reading The Bug (back) Story
A long with the Beetle ‘shell’ in the previous post, I also got a host of parts – almost a room full and this… looking more like the second shot! … Continue Reading Not just a Beetle
So first the good bit – here’s a short video of the Jensen I posted elsewhere – looking great isn’t she JSome great feedback from the local community – JACCK … Continue Reading Jensen – she’s a sensitive beast…
So there has been an elephant in the garage, looming over all the recent progress… it won’t shift and is stuck in limp mode. But this weekend we sorted it. … Continue Reading Jensen SRT – slaying the elephant in the room!
It may be slow, but it is progress. The guys are working on the car on Fridays in my garage, I think I’ve mentioned it before. We are getting there. … Continue Reading Slow visual progress on the Jensen SRT8 so here are a few detail pics
and here it is up and running on the bench using the base maps from the Megasquirt MS2. 4.8 litres of mighty Rover V8, 96mm pistons, ported heads and valve … Continue Reading After all the trials and tribulations – the new TVR engine runs.
As per the title, nothing ever seems to fit the TVR, frustrating yes, but on deeper investigation usually my fault! I have a shiny new uprated water pump for the … Continue Reading Nothing ever fits the car that Jack built (TVR)…
There’ve been a few meet-ups recently, Friday mornings, coffee, the usual format. Here are some pics of a recent air-cooled one.
My friend Ben, always on the look out for another project for me, told me of a white Karmann Ghia he’d spotted by the side of the road. I’ve always … Continue Reading Karmann Ghia spotted… tempted
So whilst the guys have been working on the Jensen at my house, they mentioned they had loads of pictures. They’d originally documented it all but unfortunately deleted loads of … Continue Reading Throw-back pics for the Jensen SRT8
So the engine is out, it only went in for the megasquirt to be fitted, but as always one thing led to another. Whilst its out we checked and it … Continue Reading TVR – some exhausting work whilst waiting for engine parts.
I guess this deserves as update. When I moved to the US, we acknowledged that as the bike wasn’t properly imported in the first place, it came in as a … Continue Reading The Bella ’18, as it sits/stands
Some activity on the Jensen SRT front. We’re racing towards the fishing line. Th guys have been working on the car on the driveway to pull together the final trim … Continue Reading Progress on the Jensen SRT8
A rare treat I actually managed to take the 356 out for a spin. A quick visit to Cafe Rider in Al Quoz, Dubai. Oh and say hello to my … Continue Reading 356 – Out and about
Work in progress the clocks, but the bling was easy. In trying to legalise the Kat it needs indicators, a mirror, number plate holder and some clocks! A quick trip … Continue Reading The Kat gets some bling and some clocks
With the Porsche 356 done (well for now) attention turns to the TVR. I’ve got all sorts of poly bushes, steering parts, shocks etc to fit and of course the … Continue Reading TVR, engine out.