Archive for April, 2013

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Hump cut-out.

April 12th, 2013

Tonight I roughly cut out the hole for the rear axle hump and checked the clearance. It should be fine. Rear axle clearance. I then removed the rear axle so I could properly clean up the hole. A little more filing needed but basically it’s there. Next I need to make up the piece to […]

Gear shift and axle hump.

April 11th, 2013

Tonight I straightened and then cut both of the gear levers I have. To have any sort of sensible gear shift you really need a remote shifter because in a special you are so far back from the gearbox. There are lots of ways to do this but I am going to use a spare […]

Instrument panel.

April 9th, 2013

I’ve been a bit slow since the Roycroft weekend but am slowly getting back onto the car. I have made the instrument panel (from aluminium I had since I had no steel around). A curved lip was bent onto the bottom edge. You make a 90 degree bend in the metal then clamp it down […]

Roycroft weekend.

April 1st, 2013

There was a big rush getting ready for the Roycroft Trophy weekend last week. I didn’t get as far as I wanted but the car was good enough to display. The captive plates on the firewall make unbolting the valences easy and now I can undo three screws on each side and the four bolts […]

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