Monthly Archive: October 2010

OHC axle

Sad nav

Today was a first and possibly last for me, My father came round the house earlier in the week so I could set up the on board computer in his new car and that...

Pinkie and the Brain!

Today was the first time this week I have had to look at Marvin, and to have another go at the pinking issue.. I have got it almost down to nothing, with it at...

Santa Pod 2010

Santa time already!

Yes Santa Pod, for a late end of the season dragster spotting day. It was a good run out for Marvin, although he did Pink a bit on the way there, but luckily Edd...

Clifford Models

Christmas wants

I pictured these last weekend and really want some of these cars… I cannot find a lot on the internet but was told these were far east imports and cost a small fortune, one...

NTD890C

Works!

I took off the offending alternator this morning and rolled on the off change down to jonspeedracing around the corner, after a little bird told me they might be the same as a mini...

Alternator woe’s

I had some time at last to look at the car, not a single hour this week apart from bunking off work an hour early today. (that’s why I haven’t posted anything as there...

NTD890C

Middle Earth

Yesterday I spent the day in the shires, of middle earth (Norfolk for the unwise) scanning pictures of cars, yes a whole day scanning nearly 900 cars from photo albums. I have about the...

KJT455G

Pressure needed

I have been playing with the Marvin today and sort of hit another block. He is only running on three cylinders no matter what I try, its cylinder number 3. What is very daft...

NTD890C

Changing winds

I have changed my plans a little bit with Marvin, off has come the twin choke Webber as it was just jetted all wrong, lots of over fuel and terrible running. So for now...

AC Delco Dizzy

Dizzy Times

Today in the post arrived two small parts that pop inside the dizzy cap of a AC Delco D204, which just so happens to be what is fitted to most Vivas, if you have...