Rusty bowls

Rather annoyingly, I’m getting home from work too late at the moment to start cutting up bits of metal to practice with the welding … especially as the garage shares a wall with next door’s lounge  To not lose momentum, last night I started to take apart the front end of the car to gauge…

How hard can it be to weld, eh?

Well, today didn’t turn out quite how I expected, which seems to be par for the course at the moment  Yesterday’s viewing of a house with a “detatched double garage” turned out to be a pokey workshop where the front wall was made of breezeblocks with fake doors screwed on the outside  Started off with some…

Roll out the MIG welder

Next on the list should have been a weekend of working on the car, but I ended up spending it driving a Transit to Newcastle twice and filling it up with house bits  When I get the chance though, the next thing on the list will involve playing with a Mig welder  I learnt to…

Engines prefer fuel with no bits in

It’s nice when there’s stuff in the post that’s not bills, Sky TV offers or yet another ransom note for the ex-girlfriend … One Filter King (a combined fuel filter and pressure regulator) and a couple of metres of 8mm braided fuel hose.  After jacking the front end of the car to give me good access all…