Garage refresh

I’ve been eying up some garage flooring since we moved into our current house about 6 years ago. As we settled in I’ve put white emulsion on the walls, replaced the old halogen lights with LED strips and put some good workbenches in place. Been happy with all the upgrades but some nice flooring has […]

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Dilly & Dragstalgia

This post dates back to the middle of 2019 and is probably my last catch up post. The rest of my progress is recent enough that I’ll post as if it just happened Even more distractions and less time spent on the kit car build. After 3 years of chipping away I finally got permission […]

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Castle Distraction

Another catch up post. This time from April 2018 I get that’s this is a blog about building a kit car. I love building stuff in general though. I also love cars, loud noises and fast things. So occasionally I’ll post about something else. My little boy recently spent quite some time pestering me about […]

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Driveshaft Clean & Fit

Following on from moving across to the new site, this is another historical catch up post. I had prepped most of the parts for this in April 2018 and then finally built up the courage to put it all together in September 2018 The first lesson here is rtfm… The drive shafts and CV joints […]

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Always wear protection

This is a historical post from Jan 2018 I’m catching up on. Not only is the build slow. So is my blogging. I’ve managed to get in some decent weekend hours in the garage but it’s the sort of slow and steady progress that doesn’t make for interesting blog posts. One thing I have definitely […]

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A new home

Welcome to any new readers or people have come across from my old blog site. This blog used to be hosted at (probably dead by now) and I’ve recently decided to stump for a small server and a domain name. This gives me better control over the WordPress installation and lets me do things […]

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Fitting the Diff

It’s been two and a half years since my chassis arrive and I’ve just fitted the first part! Whoop whoop!! Once again aiming for the world’s slowest build. I finally got to the stage last week where I was happy enough with the differential to have a go at fitting. Here’s a picture of it […]

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Stripping the rear running gear

This is a job I’ve been putting off for quite some time. I sheared a bolt while stripping a front upright, bent a punch opening up a hub nut and then snapped a socket adapter trying to get something else off. It’s just felt like I don’t have the right tools for the jobs in […]

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Right tools for the job

So… This little beastie arrived in the post today. I’m properly excited to get out in the garage and give it a try this weekend! All being well this will allow me to strip down my running gear. Free internet points if you know what it is and what I’m likely to be removing with […]

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What a diff-erence

So, it’s been a little while again! I’ve come to terms with the fact that this is going to be a pretty slow build and don’t intend to do an apologetic post every time I take ages over the next piece. I’ve done some rough estimates though and at the current pace I should be […]

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