Category: Viva

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Viva GT Coil-pack bracket

That “starting to get same story again” CAD design strikes again, this I think is the last one (as in bracket not post on it!). This time a smaller alloy bracket to sit on...

Viva GT Fuel pumps

At last the CAD (cardboard aided design) work is at an end, the new alloy bracket has had two coats of etch zinc, two coats of black and a top coat of chrome silver....

Viva GT CAD part 3

The penultimate part of the corn flake packet aided design is here. After using the box to effect a design, a good friend bent up some Allow for me to the right shapes, it...

Viva GT cam belt

I have been working away again on the timing belt for the Lotus engine and last weekend I had drilled and tapped the hole as instructed and was just awaiting the bolts to arrive....

Viva GT weekend update.

So another weekend has come to an end and again good progress has been made. For once I am upbeat and feel everything is going to plan, I just need to work at it...

Viva GT Electronic Ignition

Okay so the fuel injection is in place (awaiting fuel lines) so now it’s time for the ignition system. The first and most difficult part I am tackling today. The crank position sensor (36...

Viva GT CAD part 2

So the CAD design work was a success and low and behold thanks to my local bracket making man (Cockwomble Metal Brackets Inc Kenya Division) I now have the bracket in bare metal ready...

Viva GT Fuel injection final fit

This morning I shot down the road to “Jim’s” machine shop and got some help chamfering the cut fuel tube, then push fitted the tube into the fuel rails as instructed in the instructions....