Monthly Archive: June 2011

Dirt and Dust

Well I took this week off to get ready for billing, as if I needed to do a lot, but a break is a break, alas its been a bit noisy here today, at...

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Air filter finshed

Right last post on the air filter, today i removed the grille to see if it would fit under the grille and it will. For now I am not going to fit it under...

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Getting it ready.

Right the correct size air duct has arrived and it fitted to the car… the tin foil rubbish was the wrong size diameter but proved the design. This stuff is stronger and better material...

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Air ducting and filter

I have done some rigging of the air ducting and filter location, I am happy with the routing and location of the filter, I am sure I will hate it when I go to...

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Nikki on Marvin

Well its fitted, and running via a throttle cable, my eternal thanks to Martin and his Misses for cups of Tea… We also adjusted the timing back to 9 degrees and the engine was...

Vauxhall Press images

Friday play time

I have taken this afternoon off, and once home I had an email off a nice person who has given me some links to a site with loads of Viva’s in Video’s one of...

GM World 1966

Motorama

Back in the glory days of Vauxhall the mid 1960’s, Vauxhall were one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of vehicles and the Bedford Factory was the worlds largest exporter of trucks. Massive trade shows...

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MOT time

Marvin went for a MOT today 25 minutes later and passed first time no issues at all. So all in clear for another year, the only thing I noticed was the top hose has...

Nikki Carb on OHV manifold

Nikki Manifold

A big thanks to Peter for giving me his Nikki Manifold, your due at least a lorry load of Cider by now? Secondly another thanks to Retropower for a simple re-tap of the servo...