A couple of great weekends with the Aircooled gang.
As summer creeps in, we’ve managed to squeeze in a couple of meet-ups with some pretty cool air-cooled friends
Huge progress on the ’66 ‘vert
The problem when you don’t do an update in eight months is that you forget all that has happened, or worse, you finish the project and haven’t told anyone – … Continue Reading Huge progress on the ’66 ‘vert
356 leads us a merry dance
The 356 rocks, I lent it to a friend recently for a drive up Jebel Jais and we got some stunning photos. However, it was bit sick before that drive … Continue Reading 356 leads us a merry dance
The Katana hits the roads too!
All sorted and sat on a trailer ready for the RTA test. I took it there the first time some weeks back, confident of a fail, but hoping for the … Continue Reading The Katana hits the roads too!
The TVR hits the roads
Actually, looking back a lot has happened. It’s alive and running and fun. Apart from needing a new clutch slave and master cylinder it just works, now done. It could … Continue Reading The TVR hits the roads
The Jensen, more finessing…
Running too low, we suffered too much tyre rub when it squatted, so a new poly bush kit from Pedders, for the 300C SRT8 of course, freshened things up, but … Continue Reading The Jensen, more finessing…
Little news on the TVR front
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
Even the Bella sees some action.
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.
Katana gets wired
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
Beetle – beating heart.
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.
Beetle, now where is that…
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…
Fettling the 356
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
Jensen SRT out and about
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
Beetle, getting into that shopping list…
Well it’s been all about shopping and arranging all the missing parts and getting ready for assembly of late. The car came with boxes and boxes of parts, but there … Continue Reading Beetle, getting into that shopping list…
Beetle, almost on its wheels…
First task is to get the 66 ‘vert on its wheels – I’ve decided to use the 4×130 pattern and disk brakes all round – so despite the Pro Drag … Continue Reading Beetle, almost on its wheels…