Monthly Archive: June 2014

BLYDENSTEIN DEVELOPMENTS 617X

Crank time

I collected the crank back from the Grinder, after I dropped it there last week. It is now time to drop it into the block with the pistons and bolt it all up. The...

Zinc Plated c/o Comma Engineering Coventry

Zinc Fairy

The Zinc Fairy has been and delivered me the first batch of parts back for the cut away engine. I rebuilt this engine a few years back after finding it rotting away in a...

EYY260J new engine June 2014

Engine swap HC 2 door

Yesterday or today is the longest day of the year, and for me yesterday was an 18 hour door to door, another “Viva summer festival”. Having left my house at 6:30am and driven down...

Bill the Balancer BLYDENSTEIN DEVELOPMENTS 617X

Mid week Update…

This morning like every morning this week I have attempted to get work on the GT done, but as a side show I dropped by Comma Plating in Coventry to drop off a load...

Viva GT Rear Screen rubber

GT rear screen fitting

I have had all of this week off work in order to do other work! Daft I know but I needed a break from real work (the one that pays me) and what better...

MG ZR seats for the Viva GT

GT replacement front seats

I am how you would say a comfortable sized person and as such the standard seats in a Viva GT offer very little support plus the fact they don’t have headrests which I think...