Picture tag: Stanford Hall 2005

Southport Bacon

Yep its another one of those days, when I seem to be on the road for ever, I set off around 7am to get to Southport for 10am ish, after a quick load of the car and off, the escort seemed to work perfect. Sure its a lot nosier than...

R424NAM

Chariots of Fire

Well as the Belmont I got two weeks ago as my everyday hack was stolen on Thursday night / Friday morning (Friday the 13th MEH!), I have had to replace it with another Hack. I doubt I will see the Belmont again and in some back street of Nuneaton or...

1159cc

Blockin out the sun

Collected the block for the FUNGUS this morning from the workshop, total spend so far £25, that’s re-honed, washed down, crank polished and fine to use without a grind… I have the bearings, gaskets, oil-pump, and timing chains so no new outlay there…. I have ordered new pistons however at...

VODC

Spares Day

Today was the VBOA spares day, where i managed to get a few odds and sods that I wanted. I now have the other inner wing for the HB GT, thanks to a Luton fella, some bearings for the 2300 engine, door rubbers for the HA and some other tatt...

Smelly barns

I spent most of yesterday in a smelly barn, it was the cows next door that smelt,not what was in this barn nor the people, before you get the wrong idea. However it has to be said my experiences in the past have led me to believe that this could...

Mid week work

I had today off (will in fact the rest of the week) and decided that I would strip down the engine from the HB and get the block up to the workshop for a light hone and to drill out the brass water tap, as that was already broken in...

Fungus

Sunday Funday

Today I took some time to look at the engine from the green HB, all looks very good and all bar two bolts were easy to undo. I have taken one main and one big end off , and the shell ends are like new at STD size, so nothing...

NTD890C

Good day

Well not done to bad today, 75% fitted the Black interior to the HA, which all looks great, I have also fitted the wee Mounty Steering wheel which means fat ferk me can fit in the car!! All I have to do now is fit the passenger door card, wire...

VVOC

Long time no work

Right time to get back upto date, at last and I mena at last I have nearly finished (but when is anything ever finshed) the Viva Owners Club new website its taken about three months or near full time work on the site to get it to a working version....

TXD842G

Exeter

Right another weekend of fun, I went over to Bulldogs in Exeter this weekend to play with the Green HB we won off eBay. The car was moved down to Exeter for long term storage and to determine its future, washed and dried out the car is actually a lot...