Monthly Archive: September 2008

Newark Autojumble

had a drive over to Newark today to see if I could find any toys, alas nothing to write home about. I did manage to collect an old 1057cc crank from a friend in...

2300cc

Shed full again!!

OHH Dear looks like the poor cat is going to get a sore head again when i start swinging it around, I’ve move the 2300cc from the boot of Arthur into the shed… UMMM...

Slant me over

Well I collected my first 2300 engine yesterday, I was a bit concerned about it being to heavy for the Astra as its such a large lump, but the last owner spent a few...

1256cc

New day and a new ring

I got a new ring from Thornton’s in Shrewsbury it was here when I got home from work. So without any stopping its fitted to the piston, the pistons are in the block and...

Arse Biscuits

Well doesn’t that just crack the nut, tonight I collected the block and two sets of pistons from the workshop, and started the rebuild of Bulldogs engine, there I am two hours in, I have...

Luton Heritage Centre

I went to the Luton Heritage centre today, its a car museum based in Luton just for Vauxhalls, there were some very clean cars on show from various VBOA members in the car park...

Another busy week

well so far this week I have dropped two sets of pistons off at the workshop to have new pistons fitted, one block for re bore and a crank for regrinding. I have also...

P216UFA

Wetness

Its been raining for days as most of you might of seen and felt, with this wetness in mind I thought it was best to get the GT into storage, so today with the...