Monthly Archive: July 2011

Chris Yearby

Electronic ignition

Chris an owner of a very clean 1300 Firenza popped around this morning and we fitted one of those electronic ignition jobs that fit under the cap, took about 20 minutes or so, worked...

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Stripping Saturday

Not to a lot to add at this point in time, other than lots of cash going out on one thing or another (must break this habit), but today I spent a couple of...

BV02NVZ Mazda 323 Sport

Mazda

As expected the GT went off to Retropower at Lunchtime yesterday and we have all looked and got a plan for things to do… more on that as it happens, for now the GT...

Thursday work

Well that’s it, its done as much as I am going to do at Home, just glass, headlining, engine, gearbox, exhausts and axles left which can be done at the workshop. I found a...

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Wednesday Update

Its been all hands on deck still, the wiring loom is out, the wipers are out, the heater and controls are out, the dash is out, the pedal box is out and all that...

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Monday stripping

Right another successful couple of hours outside on the GT… But before that I have some bad news from the doctors, it appears I have Tennis Elbow and have been told to relax somewhat,...

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Sunday work

Went and continued the stripping down of the Gt today. I have 7 days left to get it right back to a shell so its all go go go. Got other things to do...

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Strippers

Well that’s the end of today’s fun, somewhat annoying as I kept getting wet in the rain, but the back end of the GT is stripped, and one third of the interior is stripped...

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Home to play

The GT is home, its back out of its garage and the restore is soon, my thanks to Minidan form Retrorides for doing the business in moving the GT in the rain. When the...

Ford type 9

5 Speed Marvin

Yes that’s right its almost about to happen, I collected the gearbox at Billing and I am eternally grateful to Craig and Si for all the hard work. Here is the gearbox as I...