Monthly Archives: February 2015

A Very Thoroughbred Drive

The Singer Le Mans is all ready to be displayed at Brightwells Leominster next week where I shall be joining her lucky owner Elizabeth Halls on the 3rd March at their viewing day. The most important aspect of the work … Continue reading

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Unlikely Stories Mostly

“Chattie”, the Singer Le Mans is due be displayed at Brightwells at the beginning of next month so today’s post features a photo of a pair of her kingpin bushes being line reamed. It also features a rather Scottish reference … Continue reading

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More Land Rover Repairs

Various work to a 1952 80 inch Land Rover is slowly making progress as the owner tackles much of the restoration to the vehicle and specialist items pass through the workshop. One of the most interesting jobs is the restoration … Continue reading

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A Small Sacrifice

One of the jobs which has been progressing nicely in the workshop is a small single cylinder engine manufactured by The Motor Manufacturing Company of Coventry in 1898 and which comes from a motor tricycle of that date.   This is … Continue reading

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Strange Measurements

One of today’s jobs has involved attending to the king pin bushes of the Singer.  I have some new king pins and bushes in my possession with which to complete the job, and thankfully the new hardened and ground kingpins … Continue reading

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Another year… another blog post

Another year has passed and I find that I rather miss writing on the blog – a feeling which coincides with a few recent words of encouragement from readers and which occasions another belated post. Although the past year has … Continue reading

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