Category Archives: The 2011 Season

Its Shoestring Dihatsu racer dot com!

Just to keep my hand in I managed to persuade my mate Matt to enter his everyday Dihatsu Charade, complete with kiddy seats still in the back, in a SCCON PCT. We had a great time and the little car … Continue reading

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Silverstone

And so to Silverstone! For the MGCC MG Live! Sprint. I got up early (very early) and drove down with the new engine humming away and showing really good oil pressure, and the recently re-fitted cigarette lighter socket powering the … Continue reading

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New engine on the way and problem solved?

I’ve made a discovery and it has cheered me up. Long time readers will know that the current engine has developed a habit of destroying bottom end bearings. After several rebuilds the gap between running big ends has got smaller … Continue reading

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Fitted engine (with a little help from my friend)

Time to put the engine. One of my former students, Will, lent a hand. No real problems. We left the head off to make it a bit lighter. Will rebuilt a Land Rover in his mum’s garden, mostly on his … Continue reading

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Collected Balanced Engine

Man mountain helps get enigne out of boot Continue reading

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