So it has been over two years since I last posted – a lot has happened, let’s see if I can remember – Porsche 356 left, an Autodelta Alfa Brera … Continue Reading 2 years since I last posted!
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
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…
I never really mention my Ford Raptor in these posts, as it is just there in the background, doing the daily grind, taking the strain and of course lugging around … Continue Reading There goes the daily driver for a few weeks
Promised as an early Christmas present Ben and AAA delivered, and I collected the 356 over the break. An interesting drive home, I hit unusual traffic and whilst its not … Continue Reading and here she is in all her glory, the 356 finished, for now
So here’s the 356’s ‘new’ engine up and running – big bore barrels and pistons and 40 IDS Webers, but otherwise original 1600S – 616/12 from a 356 T6-B