As the autumn looms my thoughts turned to the time when the car would spend more time in the garage than on the road, I wanted to get a battery charger / conditioner fitted to keep the battery in good shape. Continue reading Battery Conditioner
You need to make the union on the caliper earth out, you could try a centre punch on the edge of the copper washer and caliper to see if the works. Continue reading Email #16
We really were on the finishing straight now. We had a list of minor items to complete plus the all important IVA jobs to do. The ultimate objective was also to see if the car would drive our of the garage so it would be ready to be picked up. Continue reading Build Session #23
The connecter is for a 12v socket if you want it fitted between the seats; there is one also under the dash.
The repeater is an earth issue check the brake line fitting as the light earths through this.
Kind regards Continue reading Email #15
First off we removed the tape from the LH cycle wing to wire up the indicator repeater, which was exactly the same process as with the right hand one. Continue reading Build Session #22 – Start Up!
The right hand cycle wing had been left to set overnight and when we took off the tape holding it in position we were impressed with the way the Bigheads had bonded. Continue reading Build Session #20 Calamity!
We began today by drawing up a list of the outstanding jobs we had left unfinished during the build so far. Surprisingly the list was quite long. Continue reading Build Session #13 – Fixing the rear
Happy New Year
I hope you had a good break with not to many emails from your kit building community!
During the week a package arrived from Caterham containing screws for the heater, the missing clutch hose, grommets and a complete replacement wiring harness for the headlight which included the all important sidelight bulb holder. Frustratingly the grommets were exactly the same as the ones in the IVA pack, so we need not have stopped work on the headlights the previous day.
Package from Caterham arrived today containing:
- Grommets for the headlight brackets (8). These look identical to the ones in the polythene bag “IVA”
- Two screws and washers for the heater
- Clutch Hose (marked R400)
- Replacement sidelight bulb holder