Monthly Archives: June 2012

‘MOT’ report

So the car made it to it’s MOT, it was good to take it for a drive (even if the MOT garage was only a mile or two away) Apologies for the low image quality, it’s a phone camera, and … Continue reading

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Drivers cycle wing

Unfortunately this needed the same treatment as the passenger side. It was quicker to do though. More fettling required as it’s not level with the passenger side. I suspect the passenger side to be at fault though.

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Dash fitting

The rest of the Thursday evening saw work start on the dash. Here it is again in it’s original state: First job was to cut the hole for the steering column. Fairly easy with a 22mm (I think, might be … Continue reading

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Front grill

Rather than drill holes in the inner face of the grill area I followed what most people do and siliconed cable tie mounts inside. The cable ties would then secure the grill and be out of view. That passenger cycle … Continue reading

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Passenger cycle wing

I’d previously drilled the cycle wing stays and marked the positions on the cycle wings. I then siliconed big head bolts in place. I then fibreglassed over the top to hold them in. In hindsight this was wrong. The silicone … Continue reading

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Wipers

I finally got around to investigating why the wipers weren’t working. It seemed the motor was getting 12v at the earth feed and this was going through and out of the inputs. This is because in the Mazda SDV build … Continue reading

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Interior fitting

Over the next couple of days I concentrated on fitting the interior. I’d tried to hold this off until the end but I got carried away. It was just the dash fitting left that would get the interior dirty anyway. … Continue reading

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