Monthly Archive: April 2008

OHV Head

Washer Jet

Got donated a nice metal (chrome plated) washer jet, and as mine was plastic and broken tonight I changed it, the only issue is the hose is the wrong size, its too small to...

Exeter weekend

Well it was a long weekend in Exeter, I left home around 5:30 – 6am and drove nearly non stop to Exeter, only stopping in Bristol for a cup of coffee and a large...

Engines a go go

Got home and again its a nice sunny evening, so I poured some more diesel down the bores and across the rocker gear , and again with a little effort the engine turns over...

HA Fuel tank

Fuel and rings

Today again I got out after work and re secured the fuel tank in Marvin, one of those “I will do it later jobs” and gave it a quick coat of black paint. I...

Brakes and engine

Now I know I said I was not going to do anything on the GT for a while, but as it was stuck in the drive too far out from the wall I felt...

Grand Tour time

Well I collected the GT today with a friend Mike Stanley, using his works truck and trailer. We arrived almost spot on 8am in London, all going to plan so far. We Met Bill...

DAR396B

Waved good bye to Cheesy

Well Cheesy went off on the back of a beavertail today, its a long was down to Somerset, lets just see what the future holds… In other news I dropped off a 1057cc head at the engineering shop,...

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Marvin rolls

The sun was out when I got home so I jacked Marvin up and rested him on axle stands, and I expected to look this evening and spend all of tomorrow rebuilding the rear...

DAR396B

A long day in the shed

I spent most of today catching up with all those little jobs I should of done ages ago, I replaced the engine mounts and added some bolts this time to Cheesy (as they were...

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Viva GT

Well time to let the cat out of the bag, today I agreed to bye an original HB GT Mk1, its not home yet, next weekend I hope. Needless to say loads of pictures...