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
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.
So with the 356 all up and running and back there not much to report. But there us a fair amount of spares filling up the garage! A complete 1960 … Continue Reading Porsche 356 leftovers
No pictures, but lots of parts have been arriving in recent days. All I need now I to get some shed time and get on with things with my own … Continue Reading I feel we are on the cusp of progress!
As I think I mentioned I did try and track down my old Katana. I remember selling it to a guy from the Isle of Man and the helpful chaps … Continue Reading Caught up with the old Kat
So the Kat has arrived from Johannesburg – coincidentally whilst I was back down in South Africa in Cape Town. My wife kindly had the box tucked away in the … Continue Reading The Katana arrives in DXB