Monthly Archive: September 2011

Garage of plenty

Friday afternoon

Its so sunny and I have worked so very hard all week (shut it you) I felt it was time for some time on Marvin as he has been ignored so very much in...

KGT455G

Rear Arch

Just noticed today there are pictures of the new rear arch on the GT, last time I saw the car it had a missing arch. They have finished this part off, well done looks...

Retropower welding

Australia Calling

Postage arrived today from Australia and £100 later (vat and customs duty) and I now have 99% of the rubbers for the GT, thanks to Mr Banker and Scotts old rubbers In Australia. Only...

NTD890C

Rolling along

Well had a quick opportunity with a fellow Viva owner to go and do a rolling road session, needless to say one of us is over the moon the other is not so much...

KJT455G

Inner wings

Blimey this is going well, popped over to retropower to drop off more parts for them to play with and low and behold the email was true the GT has nice new inner wings...

Mule engine

Alloy it is then

Right its taken me an eternity to think about what it is I should do under the bonnet of the GT, well today I spent some hard earned money on the first part of...

Blown Away

Got an email at work off the guys over at Retropower, they have blasted the shell!!! needless to say it was an exciting time at work wondering what exactly had been done, 4pm couldn’t...

Saturday cleaned

Well a couple of hours of stripping and the shell is finished, all the under-seal is off the car and if there is anything left the media blasting should finish that off. Thank god...

Burn baby burn

Today I took off work in order to get some work done on the GT, its now on a spit roast and can rotate around both ways so I can get under over and...