Author: paul.bottomley

Viva GT: gearbox cover plate

Just a quick job, took most of the day mind, but thats how most jobs go. I had many years ago removed the gearstick cover form the tunnel in order to allow space for...

BSA Air 3: Frankenair updates

So yesterday I spoke about the engine rebuild, well today was another on the spot lets get more done on Frankenair. The plan was to make the fuel tank. That quickly turned into a...

BSA Air 3: Frankenair

At last I see some real progress in the development of Frankenair, I know it’s been hanging around for a while, but I for one would rather see it right than rushed, so its...

BSA Air 3: Frankenair

It’s been way too long since work on this project stopped (Oct 2017), but today like its name sake, it was resurrected, with the general idea of get it finished and out of the...

Viva GT oil cooler finished

The oil cooler is in place, a few resigns were needed to accommodate the ability of the hose to flex, but everything now sits in place, its all black and is hidden from view...

Viva GT Fuel lines FINISHED

At last the fuel lines are finished, today after work I managed to get under the car and fit the two compression fittings I had ordered for the two tank inlet / outlets. The...

Viva GT fuel tank & oil cooler

Right so I have fnally got to the point where I should attach the two fuel lines to the tank, after fiddling about with various fittings I am somewhat stopped. I have ordered a...

Garage of plenty

whilst its cold and I am getting over a bad chesty cold, I decided to sort out the nuts and bolts. Since I moved in to the house2 years ago, all the nuts and...

Viva GT Fuel pumps fitted

Finally after a number of weeks the pump and filter array are now fitted to the car and the fuel lines almost finished at the rear. I needed a hand so had to wait...