Tagged: Subframe

KJT455G Viva GT MK1

Exhausting day

Today was planned to be a quick few hours slipping the new subframe under the car and mounting the scrap engine in place so Nat of Retropower can build be some metal spaghetti (aka...

GT Front Subframe

Yesterday was spent up at RetroPower assembling the front subframe at last, its been a right mess of a job over the last year to work out how to get the engine sat on...

KJT455G

Front subframe tie rod bushes.

Right I have had a few suggestions and a few questions (looks in Spots direction) and to assists the answers I thought I would show what I have and how it all goes together....

UMMM Warmth

Well I went out for a drive round the lanes in the sunshine! First out was the HC, drove fine apart from an annoying knocking from the rear end, surprise to say maybe its...

Subframe now scrap

I’ve spent 2 days stripping down the sub frame to find out what the problem was, I have found two problems, the first is the top arm bushes were worn down, all they would...

VTD510M

Front Subframe

Well I found a few hours this evening, and I stripped 75% of the front sub frame. So far it all looks like worn bushes were the problem. not got it fully apart yet...

VTD510M

On the piss

I got the HC back from Kelly last night and today I got to have a look over Arthur, needless to say its leaning worse than ever now, got the trusty tape measure out...

VTD510M

MOT Time

Ironic as it is My Viva HC needed an MOT last week, so I took it for one and it failed on one part, a wishbone (what a funny name?) anyways I didnt have...