Picture tag: VBOA Billing show 2009

RAY903G

MOT Time

I took RAY for his first and only road trip since 1982. I dropped him off at the Garage for its MOT, the garage is about 2 – 3 miles form my house, apart from a sick clutch the car drove fine. When I first bought the car it came...

NTD890C

Friday end of week

Here are the parts I collected this morning, ready to use in the re-assembly of the 1159cc fast engine. The crank has been machined to match the new bearings, and also balanced, you can just see the machining at either end of the crank. The pistons have already been fitted...

On Balance I am good

Today I popped back over the farm where the balancers are, we swapped some cash for bits and I now have the bottom end of the engine all balanced and ground for bearings, I dropped the crank pistons and conrods off at the machine shop, where they will wash the...

2300cc

Busy Morning

This morning I was up early to pay a visit to the engine balancers. they are a few miles away from me, but nothing that doesn’t take 30 minutes, they are on a farm and I would never of found them in a million years had it not been for...

RAY903G

RAY Rides

Yes its official RAY now starts and drives, so far he has managed off the drive and 50 yards down the road, and back. At this rate I might have to put serious thought to an MOT. He almost started first time as well! I have ordered some new tyres...

Sunshine

Today I saw the sun, the first time I have seen the sun since November 2009, which is a long time, so it was very welcome. Today is also the first time RAY has run since before Xmas. A mate came over and we had the car running and it...

Vauxhall Mirror

Car 46 come in your time is up

Further to some press cutting I uploaded here some time back in August about the six cars that raced in Australia, a Friend emailed this cutting they found about the race and the cars, and again Features car 46. I will have to do some more reading up on the...

Shed of Plenty

Oily water

Tonight I thought it was about time I sorted out the shed items that has been drenched in water when the shed leaked, needless to say the water had done no damage at all to the items as it was solid ice still. My collection of old nuts and bolts...