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Vauxhall Viva GT MK1 Le Mans Blue, Lotus 912 engine, various other updates to running gear.

Viva GT: stopping work

Right sorry to report this is one of those disappointing posts, the car has again stalled due to more issues. After fitting the seats I discovered the top seatbelt mount is way too high...

Viva GT: Front seats

As always every time I move the GT it rains or snows, cue the flatbed cue the downpour of rain. Once the car had been moved to another garage, that is a lot wider...

Viva GT: water pump again

Good news, a nice man in a lorry dropped off a parcel this evening so I was straight out to the garage to get it fitted. The water pump is back rebuilt, tested and...

Viva GT: what a year

Last year was the first time the GT had been shown to fellow viva owners, it was not finished, but it was important to make the effort to get it to the 50th anniversary...

Viva GT: Brakes and Clutch

Well after a frustratingly hot afternoon with the GT, out of the garage on axle stands, with the wheels off, it was only then possible to get the brakes and the clutch bled. Sounds...

Viva GT: leaking water pump

You know it was bound to happen, its been all put together for a few weeks, and all going in the right direction. Then something from 2017 bites you and its all back apart...