Category: HA

Ford type 9

5 Speed Marvin

Yes that’s right its almost about to happen, I collected the gearbox at Billing and I am eternally grateful to Craig and Si for all the hard work. Here is the gearbox as I got it, needs a good clean up and a lick of paint, the bell housing fits...

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Air filter finshed

Right last post on the air filter, today i removed the grille to see if it would fit under the grille and it will. For now I am not going to fit it under the grille as I would need to cut a 100mm hole in the bulkhead (that’s a...

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Getting it ready.

Right the correct size air duct has arrived and it fitted to the car… the tin foil rubbish was the wrong size diameter but proved the design. This stuff is stronger and better material that doesn’t buckle when a butterfly lands on it. I still need to sort out the...

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Air ducting and filter

I have done some rigging of the air ducting and filter location, I am happy with the routing and location of the filter, I am sure I will hate it when I go to look at the oil and or anything else around the fuel pump! The ducting is super...

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Nikki on Marvin

Well its fitted, and running via a throttle cable, my eternal thanks to Martin and his Misses for cups of Tea… We also adjusted the timing back to 9 degrees and the engine was running to hot at 14 degrees. This has knocked a bit of the performance, and also...

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MOT time

Marvin went for a MOT today 25 minutes later and passed first time no issues at all. So all in clear for another year, the only thing I noticed was the top hose has a wee leak, so a new hose is required. So now I can spend some time...

Nikki Carb on OHV manifold

Nikki Manifold

A big thanks to Peter for giving me his Nikki Manifold, your due at least a lorry load of Cider by now? Secondly another thanks to Retropower for a simple re-tap of the servo take off hole, which would of been difficult for me, not having a tap and die...

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Dizzy Times

The dizzy arrived in the back of Mike’s HB estate this morning around 10:30am, which was great, but due to the weather being all blustery and like, we moved ourselves from the front of the house to Martins up the road, so we could use his nice garage. A cup...

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lots done

Well i say lots done the truth be known a lot of nothing has been done, the building has started to grow, and we have bricks and sand and skips everywhere so its a bit tight on space to play with Marvin. Tomorrow should be fun! I have a few...

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Progress of a positive nature

Today was a family day, alas the lack of affordable tyre places open locally (what do they think this is a Sunday or something?) did have a positive, it means I couldn’t go over to see my dad in hospital (no not that positive) but it did mean I would...