Servicing the box

Right, well … I can’t start taking the car apart yet as it needs to stay on the road for the moment, so I’ve had to satisfy myself with cleaning things up.  Before starting, I got hold of a Haynes manual for the Sierra from a local charity shop for 75p and a new gasket…

How are those dash lights doing ?

The dash lights are still a success and far outshine anything a conventional bulb could provide. Took this one this evening…   I’ll be able to see how they’ve done with regards to any heat build-up issues when I take the dash apart again.  I’ve just checked on www.ultraleds.co.uk and the lamp units I got for the…

A Type-9, you say …?

After getting back from Santa Pod, I started thinking more and more about getting hold of a five-speed gearbox – mainly due to a combination of economy and more relaxed motorway driving. Loads of helpful folks told me I wasn’t being daft and that it made perfect sense  The general consensus seems to be that if you…

Classic Ford 2008

On the last Saturday in May, we set off for Classic Ford 2008 at Santa Pod Raceway. Three hundred and fifty miles there and back … I’m starting to think that a fifth gear might be nice for the motorways After spending some time buftying up the car, popping to Argos to get a tent,…