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

Viva GT wiring update

Okay so it has taken a lot of time to get the main wiring loom into the GT, not so complex, just the chap is so busy. But the car is now back at...

End of July Update

Better later than never as the saying goes, a few weeks back the GT attended its first ever show. Even though the car is not finished it was important for it to attend the...

GT exhaust

Its been some considerable time since major work was done on the GT. But I now have a full exhaust system thanks to those good people at Retropower, its a full stainless 2.5 inch...

GT Wiring

Okay so I have not done a thing on the car physically for a couple of weeks, but I have been beavering away on a wiring loom. The original loom doesn’t look to bad...

GT Home

Well thats it for now, the GT has left the workshop and is now back home tucked up till the snow stops ! yes thats right, we pushed the car out of the workshop...

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D day cometh

Today I am sat here contemplating just how much time I have left to get the car up and finished before D day, which is the 14th July 2018. Thats just 25 weeks away,...

GT Update Mid Jan 2018

Okay so last time I spoke about rebuilding the pedal box and the need to refit the steering. It took a lot longer to refit than planned (3 days) but was ultimately fixed by...

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GT badges

last night I finally drilled the rear boot lid of the GT to re fit the GT badge. The rear lid of the GT was rotten so a suitable second hand replacement had been...

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GT trim work

Another evening in the workshop, I re-drilled the rear quarters and fitted the GT badges. The rear quarters already had the holes, but were covered over with paint, so a steady hand with the...

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GT Rear Seats

Another evening on the tools, after a quick coffee and biscuit (or two) it was back into the workshop and continue the rebuild. All the extra soundproofing has been fitted under the rear seats,...