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NTD890C

Colder

Well that’s this weekend written off Avon Park has announced its closed due to the weather, so racing with the Viva Outlaws is off. I must admit it is a wee bit cold to be stood around waiting for a run so maybe its a blessing? Anyway this warms the...

Goodbye Marvin

Well today was the day and its happened, Marvin has left my ownership and moved on to pastures new in Staffordshire, with a new owner; Mark. He has a large collection of vehicles and owns several HA’s already this will be a nice stable mate to his collection. Will I...

Blydenstein all in one for Weber DCD

New Rocker cover / Manifold for the HA

Well it arrived at last, all the way from New Zealand (cheers Mike). Its a Rare Blyenstein all in one Webber DCD rocker cover and manifold all in one. Its going to need a lot of work to clean it up and polish so it looks super smooth and new....

NTD890C Avon park 2012

Marvin gets his picture taken

I was looking through some websites to find pictures to inspire me for a poster I am making for a club day and I came across this site http://www.ukdrn.co.uk its rather good and features amongst other things Viva’s. The best picture however for me is the one of Marvin leaving...

NTD890C Weber DCD

Carb up

Over the last few days I have taken the plunge to rebuild the Weber DCD on Marvin. Having removed the carb and stripped it down completely. I noted all the jet and tube sizes and left them all to soak over night in Meths. I have a spare DCD and...

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Fuel pump

Today a new fuel pump arrived at HQ and after a trip to the hose makers I was ready to fit a new 8mm fuel line from the tank to the carb on Marvin, with the Electric Facet fuel pump and a filter mounted under the boot floor. It took...

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New wiring

Well over the last two days, I have rewired the engine bay of Marvin, fitted a new battery and mover the coil all in an attempt to cure the electrical issues I now have after 10 or so miles. Typically the new battery I bought was as flat as a...

Atherstone Village show 2010

MOT Time

Took Marvin for the annual poke about at the MOT station, one small item one wheel bearing a tiny wee bit loose but not a fail, so I have 12 months more time to play. Had the car on the axle stands tonight got down to the bearings and the...

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Marvin Winning

Right its time I started posting more fro this weekends fun, and to start with tonight we have a race between myself in Marvin and SOD (don’t ask) in his dad’s HB Estate, as expected I got him off the lights and it was all win from there. Thanks god...

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Weight loss

Yesterday afternoon and this morning have seen me remove some of the electrical item from Marvin which make no sense to remain in the car any more. Mainly the stereo as with my loud exhaust I cannot hear a thing. Secondly the alarm system which no matter what I try...