Monthly Archive: August 2011

Mallory Park

Popped over to Mallory Park today to watch the races, which included Baby Bertha, amongst other lovely looking cars. Alas Baby Bertha racing as it was frankly wasn’t giving it the beans, owner driver...

I am back from the silence.

Right its gone at last thanks to my next door neighbour who happened to need a trailer to shift one of his cars (loose term to describe it as a car, think rotten shell...

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SHHHH Secret project

Yes I know I have been too quiet for too long, so what Have I been up to then? In a word, getting myself waist deep in too much work that’s what. I have...

Generals Baby

This arrived today on the flatbed, its not staying long, but rescued from many years stuck in a garage 99% finished.

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Slow Sunday

Today has been a rest day, after three days of going at it fully I felt I needed a rest day before I go back to real work. But I did need to tidy...

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Saturday Morning

This morning I managed to strip the engine right down wash all the parts to get most of the oil off and bring it home, all bar the block which I shall collect during...

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Friday

Today has been mainly steam cleaning what I can of the front axle and engine / gearbox assembly. From then onwards if was a bit easier to strip things down. One good thing happened...

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GT Bare Shell

Right as of this afternoon the GT is now officially a bare shell, the axles, exhausts engine and gearbox are off and put to one side, the shell is now ready for the worst...