Tagged: Outlaws

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 50th anniversary meet up of the GT at Market Harborough show ground. I think it was...

Shakespeare County Raceway, Viva Outlaws

Shakie Saturday

This morning the wind at Shakespeare County Raceway was finally a tail wind and not a head wind as it has been the last three times we have been racing. Again it was time for the Viva Outlaws to rock up and try their arm at improving personal bests. Today...

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Trial engine fit success

Well tonight we went for it again, and good news the engine fits…. We have now worked out the height and position of the engine. its tight there isn’t a lot of space but it will go in and that’s all that matters at this point. The engine is canted...

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Dizzy Times

The dizzy arrived in the back of Mike’s HB estate this morning around 10:30am, which was great, but due to the weather being all blustery and like, we moved ourselves from the front of the house to Martins up the road, so we could use his nice garage. A cup...

Clutch change part 3

Horra the gearbox is in! well when I say its in, I mean its onto the engine and has two bolts finger tight in and the cross-member holding it in situ. Alas its very wet and damp, and after laying in a pool of water for 20 minutes with help...

Green Eyed

Sorted a few more jobs out on Marvin, half fitted the electric washers, just two wires to sort out (not good with electrics), I also fitted a choke cable that works and doesn’t require arms like Arnie to adjust things. I went for a little dash around town and its...

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...

Smelly barns

I spent most of yesterday in a smelly barn, it was the cows next door that smelt,not what was in this barn nor the people, before you get the wrong idea. However it has to be said my experiences in the past have led me to believe that this could...

Yet another one to the fleet

I got am email off a chap in kent, he has a 2300 automatic yellow Firenza Coupe, thats not been on the road for 5 years or more, it had a vinyl roof but not anymore. I was also told that the engine is refurbed, but the gearbox is fubar,...