Monthly Archive: June 2013

Blydenstein Engine

I had a call last night from a friend who has a fair car collection (understatement 100 or so vehicles maybe more??) and is the new owner of Marvin my old HA saloon. Our...

Zinc

Zinc Plate

A few weeks back the nice chap next door found a better Zinc platers. I decided to go for it big style last week and dropped off every single nut, bolt and washer I...

912 sump mods part 1

The first cut ….

…is the deepest, as the saying goes. The sump had a large chunk removed and some 5mm alloy plate welded in. Capacity issues aside this should be fine, if not then the sides have...

1057cc

HA Engine Part 3

Popped over to IB Engineering to collect the pistons today, alas they hadn’t fitted them, as I was in no rush, I waited whist they were done. Always interesting to speak to Mark up...

1057cc

HA Engine Part 2

This morning I collected the block from the engine shop, and am happy to announce the block is saved. It was very close and it only needed a light bore and a hone to...

KJT455G

Bling Bling

I collected some more items for the GT that have been zinc plated, and they look wonderful. A brand new set of control arms for the front subframe Jensen Spec ones from Martin Robey’s...

1057cc

HA Engine

Look yes I know I said I was not doing any more of these engines, but we all need to keep our fingers in. I collected last night a 1057cc engine from a 1966...

KJT455G

Trial engine fit success

Well tonight we went for it again, and good news the engine fits…. We have now worked out the height and position of the engine. its tight there isn’t a lot of space but...