Monthly Archive: September 2010

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1963 Press shots

Found these the other day on eBay and thought they would look good so I splashed out a bit. Cannot say I would be driving a car like this these days, but it appears...

Viva National 2010

I went to the Viva Owners Club National rally today, it was cold but worth it for me, I am over the moon as I won two awards, TBH its really made my year,...

Spotted!

Umm appears someone managed to get a mug shot of me with the Marvin at Atherstone show, and for once I have taken the decision to show myself with my trusty steed, this is...

DCD

Sunny Thursday

Collected Marvin from Retropower this morning, everything that could of been done in a day was done, so I now how tunes in the car! the alarm is finished off correctly and the Webber...

Saturday’s Light reading

So there I am reading this week Classic car weekly and a story about Maurice Platt (more on him another time) and I see in the bottom corner of the page a little ditty...

NTD890C

Weber DCD 28 / 36

I did a trial fit and run tonight of the Weber onto Marvin, good god to get the second choke to open it needs a big old rev! so for now its just the...

NTD890C

Gauges

Thought it was time I fitted these gauges, they are 2-5/8″th so nice and big with white dials so they sort of match the SL gauges I have fitted. Not yet wired up the...

1159cc

HA running again

Well today was the first opportunity I have had to drive Marvin since the head was swapped over, didn’t go too bad at all, a bit of smoke at start up, which was expected....