Archive for March, 2012

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More playing about.

March 27th, 2012

Tonight I was out in the garage again tweaking and mocking things up with sticks and cardboard. I set the seat back to the same distance from the pedals as in an Ulster and also added a stick set to the same angle as the Ulster seats to indicate the rake of the seat back. […]

Rear firewall.

March 26th, 2012

The wheels and axle are drying nicely. The garage has a nice smell of enamel about it! Tonight I made up a cardboard bonnet to fill in the front of the car. Just one side for now. She’s definitely big up front! Cardboard again. I also started playing around with the rear firewall. This will […]

Wheel painting.

March 25th, 2012

I’ve been a bit slack after my week of valancing and got distracted by a broken MGB but did more work on the car today. Since it was fine today I repainted the sparkly wheels. I gave them a rub down with a Scotchbrite pad first although the little test I did with the paint […]

At the risk of getting monotonous – more valance fitting!

March 18th, 2012

But finally I am done! Yes, it has taken days of fiddling. Day and days but finally things are right. Despite me having somehow messed up again and having to drill new holes and weld up the old ones. First I drilled the holes for the rear edge of the valance where it bolts to […]

More bloody valances.

March 15th, 2012

Yes, I know. It’s getting boring. But it takes lots of fiddling to get right. Tonight I decided the radiator surround was too flimsily mounted just using sticks and clamps so I welded a piece of tube to the body then attached the surround to that. It made a huge difference. Not the thing doesn’t […]

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