Monthly Archive: January 2008

Rollercoaster weekend

Its all a roller-coaster with Viva’s one day you love them one day you hate them. Yesterday I hated my car and wanted to never see it again, today I don’t hate the car...

OHV Gearbox

Latest Updates

Not done a lot today, other than get some supplies in from the autofactors, sit on line dreaming and in a positive way, I made a start on the HA gearbox. I bought a...

Worn studs

Bugger, I got the head back from the workshop all ready to fit. I have new valves all cut and lapped in, the head cleaned up, all It needs is a coat of paint...

HA Fuel tank

Sunny Delight

What a difference a sunny day makes, I dropped another head off at the machine shop, that should be ready for end of next week, once that’s on the engine, I will of finished...

Blobs of rain

Rain stops play

Well its done nothing but rain all day and I have soaked to the skin and freezing cold, but I got some jobs done. The front seats are now fitted back into Marvin, the...

Goodbye Whitby

Well that was short lived… I spent all of yesterday and the day before removing the rotten old floors from the Warrior, to get back to the chassis rails and see exactly what I...

Free HA Van time?

I almost forgot, I had a phone call of a friend Brian in the North west, he has two HA Vans, one is a nice early red BEA van that’s under restoration, the other...

Whitby Warrior DEY227X

The Warrior is on its way

Well being the fool I am, I ended up bidding for a “Whitby Warrior”, on eBay at the weekend and I won it for £107. Its been up on eBay before last year if...

Whitby Warrior DEY227X

Tis a new year

Its 2008 and what are my plans? well I have successfully given myself so much work to do I will never get bored and that’s a good thing! Today leaving engines to one side...