Picture tag: VBOA Rally Billing 2006

4HA axle

Axle

I was doing some surfing on the internet and came across an advert for a 4HA rear axle, its the very item most people use when uprating Vivas. Its not been collected yet, but it shall soon be in storage for a later date when I can get the car...

DCOE Manifold

Webber DCOE

As I said in the last post one of two things will come in handy, and this manifold will be used at some point in the future, could be a while mind, as all cash appears to be going towards the GT right now. The manifold has a home made...

Shed of Plenty

Old garage finds

got a facebook PM other day off a local Viva Owner, clearing out the shed, if there is anything you want come over. Obviously I am not one to say no, so popped over today and managed to pick up a set of headlights, a bag full of carburettors and...

Itzaviva

Did a lot of looking on-line over the weekend and I came across the wonderful site timetraveldvds.co.uk/ its a historical look back site of British drag racing from the early days up to the 1980’s. Included in the 1000’s of images was whole raft of images of Itzaviva, the HA...

Drop links

GT Mk1 front Drop Links

Part of the front subframe was knackered when I took it apart, the front drop links from the wishbones to the front roll bar, after searching around on eBay for something as a replacement I came across an advert for a pair of drop links for an Eunos (Mazda MX5...

RIP GT Engine

Go the news I didn’t want to hear earlier in the week, and yesterday went over to see the old 2000cc block, and its scrap. There is a hole in one of the bores what will make it impossible to use, unless it has a new sleeve fitted. Now when...

HB rear quarter

Subframe

Its been a while, I have been busy with lots of other things and the cars have taken a back seat for a few weeks. But yesterday I collected the front subframe from Retropower and today stripped it right down to its component parts. I am going to send off...

Armstrong 500

Going back in time

Found a few nice images on internet today whilst I was sat watching the F1 qualifying: These are pictures of the Armstrong 500 race from 1964 (which became the Bathurst 1000) six viva’s were entered, 6 finished 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th in class. Not bad if you...

Scotland

Road Trip

Got caught out this weekend with one thing and or another and didn’t manage to get anything done, as I had to take my parents up to Edinburgh at the drop of a hat, we set off yesterday at 7:30am and by 1:30pm I had dropped them off in the...

More videos

Thanks to Martin I now have some more videos of Avon park raceways last weekend. First for your delight is Martin racing his V8 HC, bit fuzzy but sounds good to me: Secondly we have Edd in his V6 HB racing Martin again, this time with a side by side...