Tagged: Marvin rebuild

NTD890C

Nice evening

It was such a nice evening after work, that I took the opportunity to get some more done on the Marvin. These rear lights were on the car and are part of its history (if you worry about such things) so they are staying. I have a new pair of...

NTD890C

Marvins New Engine

Today I was bored by 12 noon so I decided it was time I slotted the new engine and gearbox back into the car, which on my own went in first time no messing about and no dramas. I even managed to not scratch the paintwork! I did use lots...

RAY903G

Saturday

Its been a busy week at work, so not a lot got done this week other than some tyres fitted to the Dunlop D1 rims and a pop down to Luton for a social with other Viva Owners and Drivers. Today however it was dry so off came the cover...

NTD890C

Marvin Has Glass

Tonight after work, I spent a couple of hours up at the paint shop, putting the glass back into Marvin, my HA. The glass however has to go in after the headlining, so as I haven’t yet made a new headlining (bought the material ages ago) I used the old...

NTD890C

Weekly Marvin update

A weekly update of the HA again, this week the other side of the car has been prepared. There was one part of the car that was never good, and that was just in front of the filler cap for fuel, it was all metal but rippled, I have no...

NTD890C

Promised Pictures

Right as promised here are the pictures of the car with about half of it preped for undercoat, it was up on the ramp and shock horror I found a hole… Its a bracket hole that’s not being used and has just started to grow, that’s first on the hit...

NTD890C

Parts in post

Well still not seen my car, so in the mean time I have been finding replacement parts for the HA , the GT and a few engine parts, done quiet well this week, managed to get a couple of sets of oversize main bearings for a fiver and best of...

1256cc

Sunday work

Today I cleaned up the gearbox and gave it a nice coat of black paint, I also sorted out the rocker cover and fitted the flywheel to the engine. AND as the shed was a mess I spent most of the day sorting it out again, I just don’t have...

NTD890C Crash

Good news

Today the best news in the world arrived in the post, yes that’s right the letter from the Insurance company saying go ahead and get the car fixed…….YAYYY In other news, heads dropped off at workshops to be acid dipped and new seats cut, another head dropped off with a...