Category Archives: Still working on it….

More Ethanol?

I have been servicing and checking a Hupmobile Model R prior to its MOT test tomorrow. Many of these cars were supplied new to Australia and New Zealand which was where this car came from, giving it the advantage of … Continue reading

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One life… live it!

Or as one Land Rover owner has it: “One wife: Livid!” I’ve been finishing off the Porsche 944 today which now looks lovely and rust free underneath and runs somewhat sweeter courtesy of new rotor arm, plugs and leads and … Continue reading

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Porsching it – is there an alternative?

I have spent the greater part of today with someone’s rather nice new acquisition: A Porsche 944 in suitably good condition. This is a car which really needs to be included in the debate about “what constitutes a classic car”  … Continue reading

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Surgical Procedures

It has been a mixed day in the workshop today:  The 5 speed gearbox conversion for the Scimitar has proved to be a good solution and I have been doing the preliminary design work on the adaptor plate as well … Continue reading

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The Car in Front is a…

…Daimler of course.  It would seem that they were the first there with the famous slogan and not the well known modern Japanese manufacturer.                                Today’s main job has been an SP250 – better known to many as the “Dart”. I … Continue reading

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Last Week’s Interesting Project

The conversion of a Scimitar SE5A to a Ford type 9 five speed gearbox. Not the first time it’s been done so I have been looking into the feasability – not least in economic terms – of doing a conversion. … Continue reading

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