Tag Archives: Triumph 1500

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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Collected Balanced Engine

Man mountain helps get enigne out of boot Continue reading

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Disastrous drive home

After a long delay for the final run Rob and I set of home from Prescott (near Gloucester) to Norwich. Car was getting smoky during runs (see below) but seemed to be running fine. Half an hour after we left … Continue reading

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Silverstone event proper!

Silverstone! The most famous circuit in the country and one of the fastest in F1. Home of the British Grand Prix and scene of me and my Midget’s sprint debut. Just typing that has made my heart beat a little … Continue reading

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Silverstone Sprint (part of MG Live!)

Trusty assistant Rob and I drove down to Silverstone this evening and after some searching (and slightly sarcastic remarks from “proper” MG racers we asked for directions) we eventually found the paddock. The car was running well and I was … Continue reading

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