Tagged: Rear Axle

KJT455G

GT Headlining and axle bolts

Another day in and out of the workshop, more items ticked off the list of things to get and things to fit. Slowly does it get it right seems to be the best approach to the car. Today the battery box was fitted and the battery now has a safe...

Bad Bolt choice

Bad night tonight, it was going to be a short one in the workshop, but a satisfying little job. I planned to swap out all the rear axle bolts and put in the correct length ones, so I can have lock nuts washers and still have some thread showing. 8...

4HA axle

Axle

I was doing some surfing on the internet and came across an advert for a 4HA rear axle, its the very item most people use when uprating Vivas. Its not been collected yet, but it shall soon be in storage for a later date when I can get the car...

rearaxle1

HA Rear Axle layout

To assist those who wish to help me, here is the layout and some of the weird science behind the totally loopy design of the HA rear axle, its nothing at all like any of the other Viva Range. This is all taken from the pre sales launch booklets given...

OHC axle

Sad nav

Today was a first and possibly last for me, My father came round the house earlier in the week so I could set up the on board computer in his new car and that included built in sat nav. Needless to say he then gifted me his old sat nav...