Monthly Archive: March 2012

Avon Park Raceway

Right folks a quick update from today’s racing. Alas I didn’t break into the 19’s in fact I was slower than last time out, but weather wasn’t the best, head wind and frankly I...

NTD890C

Weight loss

Yesterday afternoon and this morning have seen me remove some of the electrical item from Marvin which make no sense to remain in the car any more. Mainly the stereo as with my loud...

Toy Cars

I spotted this on ebay last week, alas their was not a hope in hell I would bid on it let alone win it, as it sold for £226 which is more than I...

NTD890C Weber DCD

Its a setup

Last night I managed to get a few things modified for Marvin and a few items made like new gaskets for the carburettor too. I also managed to get copies of the Haynes carburettor...

NTD890C Atherstone show 2008

Tappets better

The tappets are much better now I redid them using the rule of Nine and not the make it up as you go along method I employed previously. With that back to a manageable...

leave well alone

You know how things go with old cars, one step forward several backwards… Yet again the tappets on Marvin’s engine are defeating me, spent all of yesterday and some of this morning tweaking then,...

NTD890C

Evening report

Tonight I have managed to refit the Webber, and nice and neat, I have modified the throttle cable mount (its still a mess but better). Before I fitted it all back on the car...

Trial carb fitting

Right as I said at the weekend this week after work I am doing to work on the Marvin. I have several things I want to get done before the weekend, some I have...