Monthly Archive: November 2010

Those crazy Dutch

Another one of those weird and wonderful brochures I keep finding, this time some nice Dutch folk sailing and parked on the river bank a nice white Viva HA. Again I have no idea...

NTD890C

Beaten the Snow, JUST!

I awoke this morning to find a couple of inches of snow down, luckily I had put the car cover over Marvin so he was still dry. Today is move day. I have now...

Viva Outlaws

Building in the mud

This weekend I have been away with some friends attempting to get several cars all running, and as always the curry stopped play, even I it was the worst food establishment known to mankind....

NEC Day Two

Today I feel better after the show, still walking like I have nails in the soles of my feet, but better than yesterday.. I took a chair and sat in it most of the...

NEC Day one report

Its official I am dead on my feet. Too much time on my feet, 11 straight hours with just a few sit downs. I am just not used to it, I am now at...

Knock up day

Today is the “knock up” day at the NEC for the classic car show, unlike Sunday afternoon which is the “knock down” time (not me making these names up, some bright spark thought it...

NEC Classic car show

Getting ready

Its nearly time for the NEC Classic Car Show at the NEC (Thursday onwards) and Marvin is on display (they must be mad to want my heap), In preparation I have been asked to...

Lawrence Tune Viva GT

Lawrence Tune Viva GT

Taken from Autocar August 28th 1964: To drive a small family car these days with the engine and transmission in the traditional places is becoming something of a rarity. Engines are set sideways, at...