Monthly Archive: January 2010

Snow

Snow was not forecast, I blame the government and the BBC, which means its going to be a cold day outside. So far I have managed to mount the gearbox, refit the cross member...

Ray’s Clutch Swap

Well no time like now is there. let the pictures do the main part of the talking. Out with the gear-leaver, for once actually easy to remove no mole grips and or other such...

Ray Wheels

This morning I fitted the wheels and they look good to me. This afternoon I will have to start the clutch change, as I did look at the cable adjustment and its not going...

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Collection

Phew I managed to get RAY home, first drive at night, alas the clutch is not well at all, slips in 2nd now with throttle so had to limp slowly through town, I suspect...

MOT

MOT me up

Yep that’s right, passed first time, no advisories and comments upon how nice and clean it was.

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MOT Time

I took RAY for his first and only road trip since 1982. I dropped him off at the Garage for its MOT, the garage is about 2 – 3 miles form my house, apart...

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Friday end of week

Here are the parts I collected this morning, ready to use in the re-assembly of the 1159cc fast engine. The crank has been machined to match the new bearings, and also balanced, you can...

On Balance I am good

Today I popped back over the farm where the balancers are, we swapped some cash for bits and I now have the bottom end of the engine all balanced and ground for bearings, I...

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Busy Morning

This morning I was up early to pay a visit to the engine balancers. they are a few miles away from me, but nothing that doesn’t take 30 minutes, they are on a farm...

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RAY Rides

Yes its official RAY now starts and drives, so far he has managed off the drive and 50 yards down the road, and back. At this rate I might have to put serious thought...