No update here I’m afraid. The engine is in, the megsquirt on, but it had two problems, on the tune it kept cutting out, but this was pinned down to … Continue Reading Little news on the TVR front
We’ve even had some time on the Bella recently. Stripping the head, barrel and piston off, sorting the piston ring gap and rebuilding. Rebuilding the fuel tap and cleaning/rebuilding the … Continue Reading Even the Bella sees some action.
Whilst the electrician had some downtime on the Jensen he has a look at the wiring mess on the Katana. Deciphering it was the first challenge and then the wiring … Continue Reading Katana gets wired
The boys have fully stripped and rebuilt the engine – a couple of sticking valves reset, a rusted pot meant we replaced them all, and then a careful rebuild to … Continue Reading Beetle – beating heart.
This is a story of the parts never being in the huge amount of spares in boxes, or at least not being able to find them. To be honest the … Continue Reading Beetle, now where is that…
So the 356 has been finished for a while, other than some monthly run outs, it sits in the basement car park at work from week to week. I have … Continue Reading Fettling the 356
Forgive me, for it has been one month since my last submission… So much has been happening, so let’s start with the Jensen SRT8. Tested, passed and on the road. … Continue Reading Jensen SRT out and about
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