Monthly Archive: April 2019

Viva GT: pedal box modification

Its going to seem massivly backwards, but today the steering column and the pedal box were stripped from the GT. There are a number of jobs that have stacked up and require this work doing before I can move forward. 1. The steering wheel is too close to the dash,...

Viva GT: Front seats

It was some time ago (2014) that I obtained a set of front seats for the GT, out of a MG ZR (Rover 25 in drag) which were comfy and after a clean would of done the trick a treat. However a couple of weekends ago I dragged them out...

Viva GT: fuse box take 3

Yes I am on the third and final version of the fuse box mounts, in the glove box. I may still use the bread board idea to insulate the fuse box, being overly cautious. With the help of many friends I am happy the design is a good start and...

BSA Ariel 3: Frankenair fuel tank

It’s been a few weeks since the last update on Frankenair, mainly because I have been awaiting parts from both China and the USA for the fuel tank, as well as full speed at work and on the GT. First off I washed the tank out using the power wash,...

Viva GT fuse box

So last week on facebook I pondered a question for everyone, namely “what is the right colour chopping board for a Viva GT”?, to which the answer came back from all that answered “blue”. So naturally I have ignored all of that and plumped for a red chopping board instead....

Viva GT air filter finished

All just little jobs, but one at a time seems to be getting me towards the goal of a finished car. Don’t be under the illusion mind its near finished because it isn’t. Today I had to get some spring washers before I could finish off the air filter. I...

Viva GT air filter & oil catch tank

This afternoon was again productive, in the post over the last few days I had seen the oil catch tank, some fittings, the airfilter and loads of hydraulic fittings turn up. Todays post is about two of the items, the oil catch tank and the air filter. The rest I...