Archive for July, 2014

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Finishing the chassis off.

July 20th, 2014

I’ve been busy lately looking for a new job. Unfortunately I got one so won’t have as much time for car things soon! So I am trying to make as much progress as I can now. The chassis is now right way up and I finished off the brake cross shaft and am working on […]

Brake cross shaft.

July 14th, 2014

And oh god, that was a mission. My tallow arrived this morning so I put that in a sweetie tin (I buy these sweets just for the cool metal tins which are useful –  the sweets aren’t bad either) and melted it down on the stove. I soaked the felt seals in it which works […]

Even more boxing.

July 10th, 2014

Today I finished (almost) the boxing on my chassis. Joss popped in to do some more on his but we found there was already some rust coming through where it had been wire brushed and painted. It’s been windy and wet lately so some water got on it. When cleaning the rear crossmember we found […]

More boxing.

July 9th, 2014

Today I went first thing to get more welding gas then came back and tackled the rear stiffening piece. I drilled the go faster holes in it before welding it in. That then just welded in place. Drilling the holes is really slow and annoying and dirty. The hole saw makes a lot of swarf […]

Dynamo and chassis boxing.

July 8th, 2014

The other week I went and got the bush for the dynamo and reassembled that. Unfortunately the red book doesn’t show how the later 35M dynamo is reassembled but luckily I had an unmolested one (well, unmolested by me) to take apart and copy. This is how it all fits together.    The end housing […]

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