Monthly Archive: May 2009

NTD890C

Sunday sunshine

Today I think I have finally finished the strip down, all that’s left is the gearbox, sunroof and the door glass. I think I am will be happy to leave those items to the...

NTD890C

Sunny times

Its been another full day of Viva things, I dropped a head off in Leeds first thing, and collected another in exchange, drove home and had some breakfast. I then dived into the stripping...

NTD890C

stripper and head

No nothing like that people, all I have done today is remove the fuel tank and number plates from Marvin, so its just the underlay, glass engine and box to go. Alas no rush...

Stripping is in the blood

Today I was mainly stripping MY HA naked, unlike yesterday when I was doing the same but to Soapbox. I started at the rear with the bumper and lights and moved forward along the...

BAD251B

Stripper

Today I went over to a friends nearby and helped her strip her HA down, ready (well almost ready) to blast / dip the shell so its back to bare metal. Its a good...

NTD890C Crash

Good news

Today the best news in the world arrived in the post, yes that’s right the letter from the Insurance company saying go ahead and get the car fixed…….YAYYY In other news, heads dropped off...

TXD842G

Weekend away

I left my house at 6am on Saturday with the engine from Fungus, a wiring harness and headlining for the HB. the traffic was great and I arrived by 8:45am. Exeter it appear felt...

NTD890C Crash

Insurance inspection

The insurance inspector came today, spent ages an ages poking over the car, but the good news is he seems to think everything on the quote is fine, albeit he things the front panel...

Good evening

Tonight I  started working through the engine jobs. so with that in mind off came the carb, on went the good know carb. I also used some new gaskets and sealant. It runs a...

NTD890C

Slow weekend

I spent all of yesterday working on Marvin with a friend from Retro Rides (Cheers Nick), nothing that affects the damage caused last week was touched, I cannot really use the car and or...