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 conversation was directed at a Viva engine he has had for some time and in an ideal world needs to be put back together and made special. I have been asked if I want to undertake the work and I am very happy to do so.
I don’t have the details of the engine yet, and I have not seen it yet, but I am told its stamped “Blydenstein” and has paperwork to suggest its a development engine. Who knows what it is or what condition its in, but its got me interested that I can tell you. Is it the fabled 1500 engine or just a standard 1256 with some fancy work?