Monthly Archive: May 2012

Atherstone Village show 2010

MOT Time

Took Marvin for the annual poke about at the MOT station, one small item one wheel bearing a tiny wee bit loose but not a fail, so I have 12 months more time to...

HA Project car GKD395D

I have had this wee ditty awaiting collection from Liverpool, down to my place, which nearly didn’t happen. Today around 2 pm it arrived on the back of a flat bed lorry. I had...

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GT Comparison

I started looking back at the older images of the car from when I stripped it down last year and I must say Vauxhall did a really poor covering of paint on the inside...

GT Interior Paint

I wandered up to Retropower this afternoon after work in Marvin to find the GT had some Le Mans Blue on the shell. Thats a hell of a milestone for me. The interior area...

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GT Preperation Work

Its been a while, but the GT costs cash and my bank account is not bottomless. However I had asked for the next stage to be undertaken, which was to get the primer coat...

2300 Engine

As I said last night I collected a 2300 engine and its now sat in my workshop (AKA Shed of plenty) awaiting me playing with it, on first inspection its a good one, everything...

Bedford CF engine

GT Engine

Right collected the new engine for the GT tonight, an old Bedford CF 2300 engine. All stripped down, clean and ideal for my plans. Ironically the seller has HS and HSR,s in his garage...