Monthly Archive: March 2010

Vauxhall 1966

Thought it was about time I started adding some more history from the huge pile of old paperwork I have acquired over the years. This time its Vauxhall in 1966, some interesting pictures and...

NTD890C

More work in the sun

Its been another long day and lots of things have been done, I was a bit stiff from yesterday so I left all the nuts and bolts from yesterday and will do them another...

NTD890C

Marvins New Engine

Today I was bored by 12 noon so I decided it was time I slotted the new engine and gearbox back into the car, which on my own went in first time no messing...

RAY903G

Busy afternoon

As the weather was so good, I spent this after noon on the HB and got yet more odd jobs done, I pulled off the differential cover and washed it out, I cleaned up...

RAY903G

Heatup Sunday

A bit thanks to Neville for his heater valve, its now fitted, as you may or may not remember this was the old one: This morning I changed it for the new one and...

Shed of Plenty

Tidy Saturday

Over the last few months I have pulled and tugged things out of draws when I needed them and pushed odds and sods into corners, today as it was wet I thought I had...

Move work

Cleaned up the cross member tonight which doesn’t sound to hard, but as the car was coated in 1/2″ thick coat of Waxoil over the top of Hammerite one can imagine the mess. A...

1256cc Head

Weekend warrior

Well another sunny weekend over and done with and what have I got done? “Lots” in a word. I have changed the flywheel over on the engine for Marvin, and done a trial fit...

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Marvins Engine

I did a quick rig up of the engine to Give people a sort of overview of how its going to look, the exhaust manifold will need sorting out, and making nice and shiny...

1159cc

Head on

Right lots done tonight, the big valve head is now on the 3/8th block, made myself a couple of dowels out of old bolts and lots of tape. The head is now on and...