Monthly Archives: April 2012

Exhaust downpipe

I was waiting for a couple of hose clips to finish off the intake so I started on other things. For some reason, I decided the exhaust downpipe would be a good idea. It’s impossible to do anything but guess … Continue reading

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Intake fitting

I’d researched into fitting an induction kit and worked out it’d cost me £220, plus the wait for the silicone hoses as I’d want them in orange. I’ve now come to the conclusion that I’ll be going with throttle bodies … Continue reading

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Odd jobs

After wondering where I’d attach my fuel tank earth to, I remembered there was a mounting on the nearside of the tank. Oops! One ring terminal (well, two) and bolt later, the tank was earthed. Continuing with the random odd … Continue reading

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Scuttle finishing

The replacement fillet arrived in mid April. This one fitted much better, which they tend to do when you don’t attack them with hacksaws. I got to work fitting the wiper wheel boxes which, frankly, is a bit of a … Continue reading

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Fuel filler

The fuel filler has also been fitted now. Somehow, between the storeroom at the back of the garage and the back of the Westfield I managed to lose the cork gasket that sits between the tub and the filler. I’ve … Continue reading

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Cycle wing brackets

I fitted the cycle wing brackets at the start of the month and as I’d known about previously (and subsequently forgotten), they’d need fettling. It’s the tyres that are catching, not the alloy itself. For reference, the tyres are 195/45/15 … Continue reading

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Steering column

The steering column had the correct end welded onto it and it fitted a treat (benefit of hindsight – no it doesn’t). It does sit a little close to the inlet manifold support bracket so I’ll either fab up a … Continue reading

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