Monthly Archive: May 2008

Viva Radiator

Two forward One back

Why doesn’t it surprise me with Marvin that every time I get a step forward something pushes it back, Its just been MOT’d and Today it got 12 months Road tax (free of course),...

Road test results (part 1)

Well done Marvin, you got me to and from work, only two backfires, the carb is set up very very rich at the minute, so much so I cannot use the choke, needless to...

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Marvin Passes an MOT

Hooray the car passed its MOT, mind it did fail on two rear lights first time, life’s terrible, now I just have to get it re taxed and it ready to drive (and drive)

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MOT Time

Well Marvin popped off for its annual MOT no news yet, but I know the rear brake light was out and the handbrake will need adjusting, lets see what else it needs?? In other...

Speaking of Blue

I’ve just got back from collecting a gearbox for Per in Norway from Steve, a very nice chap from the outlaws. Here is the very blue gearbox sat in the shed awaiting collection….. and...

A Blue potting shed

Well after a 2 hour trip up the loverly M6, I arrived in Bury to have a look at the HC, its a shed, never going to win any prizes for condition or looks,...

Another day trip

So much for getting time to do my own thing, I’ve taken Today and tomorrow off work so I could have two days to get Marvin on the road and MOT’d but seems I...

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Mirror anew and belted up

Good news this weekend I stole a set of seatbelts from a HC saloon and they are now fitted (well almost) to the HA so that’s going to help the MOT a lot, as...

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The death of Cheesy

I am sorry to report that Cheesy looks like he may well of had too big a blow, I do hope that its new owner has the skills and ability to fix or make...