Category: Viva

End of July Update

Better later than never as the saying goes, a few weeks back the GT attended its first ever show. Even though the car is not finished it was important for it to attend the...

Cleaning up

Today was too hot to get into the garage and get loads done. I managed about an hour then had to have a shower and loads of drinks before doing another hour in the...

GT exhaust

Its been some considerable time since major work was done on the GT. But I now have a full exhaust system thanks to those good people at Retropower, its a full stainless 2.5 inch...

One week to go

With only one week to go, its been all move around with the cars here. Whilst I am away I am taking advantage of the month to get the exhaust fitted to the GT,...

GT Working from home

Well in terms of working on the GT from my own house, I can truly say this is the first time a spanner has turned a nut on the car whilst at my house...

GT Wiring

Okay so I have not done a thing on the car physically for a couple of weeks, but I have been beavering away on a wiring loom. The original loom doesn’t look to bad...

GT Home

Well thats it for now, the GT has left the workshop and is now back home tucked up till the snow stops ! yes thats right, we pushed the car out of the workshop...

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D day cometh

Today I am sat here contemplating just how much time I have left to get the car up and finished before D day, which is the 14th July 2018. Thats just 25 weeks away,...

GT Update Mid Jan 2018

Okay so last time I spoke about rebuilding the pedal box and the need to refit the steering. It took a lot longer to refit than planned (3 days) but was ultimately fixed by...

GT Brakes and Clutch

Today we finished off the brakes, but I had to strip the pipework down again as a small leak was found on the clutch master cylinder and the pipework from the brakes gets in...