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
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…
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…
She continues to throw little niggles in our direction, but is almost there. The a/c is sorted, interior all trimmed out and the ICE up and running, even a reversing … Continue Reading Testing times for the Jensen SRT8
Well that monster 4.8 engine and megasquirt has been in for some time and we’ve been waiting to get it on the dyno. Ramadan and Eid dragged that wait out, … Continue Reading Stuttering TVR
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…
The latest addition – a stunning project, a 1966 VW Beetle Cabrio. Loads of history on this one that I’ll fill in on other posts and pages, but it is … Continue Reading ’66 VW Beetle Cabriolet
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!