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

Viva GT fuse box

So last week on facebook I pondered a question for everyone, namely “what is the right colour chopping board for a Viva GT”?, to which the answer came back from all that answered “blue”....

Viva GT air filter finished

All just little jobs, but one at a time seems to be getting me towards the goal of a finished car. Don’t be under the illusion mind its near finished because it isn’t. Today...

Viva GT throttle cable

A couple of hours fiddling around this afternoon with a spanner in the engine bay and me inside the car with another spanner saw the throttle cable bracket finally fitted. It was no easy...

Viva GT: Oil time

At last one of the jobs is done that signals the end of some work, adding the actual oil to the axle. This morning I went out to the local motor factors and picked...

Viva GT: Weekend updates

Well I got the gearstick cover plate back off and painted it, its now refitted to the car all shiny and ready to be hidden away under carpets and a centre consul. I picked...

Viva GT: gearbox cover plate

Just a quick job, took most of the day mind, but thats how most jobs go. I had many years ago removed the gearstick cover form the tunnel in order to allow space for...

Viva GT oil cooler finished

The oil cooler is in place, a few resigns were needed to accommodate the ability of the hose to flex, but everything now sits in place, its all black and is hidden from view...