Tagged: Mike

More of the V8

Here for you delights are a couple of videos from mike of his car running, these were done after I had left on the Saturday around 8pm.. Note the working indicator for which I know mike was more excited about that the engine… here trying to get it to start...

GT Head

GT Head

I collected the GT head from the workshop today, they were just going to put guides in, but as the guides were so worn, the valves has worn the seats … so new seats had to be cut, this involved a bit more time and work than expected, and luckily...

Viva Outlaws

Avon Park Raceway

Today I drove in convoy over to Avon Park Raceway near Stratford and put Marvin to the test. In short I got almost the exact number I expected 20.499 seconds for the quarter mile (I guessed around 20 seconds). That was with the boot full of tools and stuff and...

Santa Pod 2010

Santa time already!

Yes Santa Pod, for a late end of the season dragster spotting day. It was a good run out for Marvin, although he did Pink a bit on the way there, but luckily Edd had a timing light so we played with the timing at Santa Pod and I am...

Dangerous Times!

Yesterday I spent the day with a friend helping him sort out his HB Estate, the plan was to build up a new 1159cc engine with a ’90’ camshaft and drop it into his estate, after first having removed the troublesome 1256cc engine from it. A lot of work in...

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...

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Weekend away

I left my house at 6am on Saturday with the engine from Fungus, a wiring harness and headlining for the HB. the traffic was great and I arrived by 8:45am. Exeter it appear felt closer than normal. After some awaiting Mike to get his arse in gear we shot down...

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Exeter

Right another weekend of fun, I went over to Bulldogs in Exeter this weekend to play with the Green HB we won off eBay. The car was moved down to Exeter for long term storage and to determine its future, washed and dried out the car is actually a lot...

Shortie a new back end for Mikes GT

Something for the weekend?

As it was a quiet day I popped over to Mikes and helped him cut up the fillermobile, a blue HB saloon made of filler and nice hand painted paint work. As typical for this time of year it rained all morning and now its sunny! Don’t ask Mike about...