Springy things

Not a lot going on at the moment as I’ve been rather busy with work, but set to this morning to clean up a set of single leaf springs I picked up months back. Lots of surface rust removed with a flap disc in the grinder meant that the air in the garage was a little thick…

Testing times

I managed to get a quick spray of blue onto the car when I got home last night and to allow suitable drying time we nipped out to the pub for a swift half  When we got back at about 1am  I got the mirrors on and adjusted, the doorcards fitted and gave the windows a quick…

The lure of shiny things

And so begins the second year of the project  If I seem overly chuffed, it’s because I was worried I might get hacked off with it all early on and chuck in the towel after a couple of months – so to get this far is cause for celebration in my book  But, you lot don’t…

Doesn’t time fly ?

Amazing as it seems, this thread is now almost a year old  Thanks for all your help and encouragement folks  All of which means that the car’s due for an MOT . I took the opportunity at college this week to get the car up onto the ramps and have a good look around underneath, attack…

Bywyd ar y ffordd agored

As part of the continuing adventures with the Capri, we took it out for the weekend round North Wales on a trip organised by Aled (alminera) and Dave. “Classic Ford Snowdonia Mountain Trail 2007” it said on the plaque attached to the bumper … I think we managed to contain our glee at such a…