Archive for November, 2014

Back together.

November 16th, 2014

This weekend I put the Chummy back together. Saturday was wet and miserable. I went to help Joss with his modern and to see how the special was coming on. The back edge is wired now.   I also got an old scuttle tank that’s been dented somewhat but is sound. I will try to […]

Small jobs.

November 9th, 2014

Except they always take longer than you think! This weekend I removed the fuel tank so I could clean it and fit a fuel filter. That should prevent any more blocked jets I hope.    Like most bits on this car it is home made. The main part is galvanised but the end is normal […]

Oil.

November 2nd, 2014

Today was the annual hill climb for the club so I went off to that this morning. Was a bit quieter than last year but this great Bentley made up for it. I always loved those cars. When I was younger and someone said vintage car that’s what I would think of. The blower on […]

First real drive.

November 1st, 2014

Today I got up extra early and went for a drive to Bunnings. After a mis-start when I forgot 2nd gear isn’t up and to the right I got going OK. I avoided the motorway and went down Hillsborough road instead. The car went fine. The gear ratios are a bit odd. The jump between […]