Tagged: Marvin rebuild

Bank Holiday Sunday

Been working on the HA again, today I finished off replacing various brake lines that had been removed as part of the pre paint job and now need to be replaced. so in went new pipes and fittings, I made up. I then attempted to bled the brake system ready...

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Mid week

Not a lot to say, but I thought I ought to, been building up front disc brakes today for the HA, I have done a trial build of one side and it all looks good so far, but I need to get all the brackets cleaned up and painted before...

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Its ALIVE

Marvin s new engine fired up today for the first time, a bit of smoke from all the fresh paint and a bit of an adjustment on the Tappets and jobs was done! Alas exhaust is knocking on the rear axle, the radiator leaks slightly, the dynamo isn’t charging but...

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Busy Times

Sorry readers, I have not written a lot over the last week or so, its been very busy at work and any spare time I have has , has gone into the car not writing this blog, here is a quick update to keep you all in the loop. I...

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Weekly update

Its been a busy week at work and most evenings I have been a wee bit too tired to bother, also the weather hasn’t been to great in facilitating outdoor work, so its been a slow week of work on the HA. I have another project on the go, but...

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Quick update

Well as expected as the weekend grew near so did the weather, its not been great for the last few days so its been slower progress than ideal, but one side of the car is now wax polished and the bright work is back on, the other side is also...

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Day tripper

Spent all of this morning dropping things off for people and collecting the odd bit of tatt to get Marvin up and going. Was interesting to meet Mr Hill in Wolves, he has a fine collection of cars, I would of taken pictures but as a) I didn’t have my...

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Saturday over

Phew its been a long day, lots done, but some of the jobs just took hours when they should of taken minutes. The heater unit and heater box is now fitted. The wiring just need to be reconnected, I shall find a bit of time tomorrow to wire those back...

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sunny weekend again

not a lot to say just yet, other than I am working out how to fit these to the car, far better than a Webber I think, and much more period. Twin 125’s. I need to design a whole new throttle linkage system, which isn’t easy looking at the space,...

sun sun sun is lots of fun

Blimey what a great day its been, I have done loads of things and now its time for a beer. So far this weekend I have half fitted the washer system to the HA, not fitted the washer jets yet. Re fitted the drivers seat and carpets to that side...