And so we get to the end of the 2017 season. To be honest, I think there’s a chance that this will be my last season but I’m going to carry on preparing the car over the closed season anyway. In the meantime, how did we do in the Birkett you ask? Continue reading “Petering out”
Yes I know, late again. My excuse is that I’ve really done nothing to the car that’s worthwhile talking about. I’ve just done a bunch of racing. If I’m honest I have been wondering if I’m getting to the end of my time as a racer but I have enjoyed a few highlights of the end of the season. Before that, the photo on the right is from the meeting at Croft as described earlier. Wet, as I said… Continue reading “Catching up”
…even though you might be justified in thinking this given the level of activitiy hereabouts. As I’m fed up with William complaining all the time it seems to be about time to catch you all up. So, settle in kids, and let’s get going… Continue reading “I’m not dead”
Not posted for a while, and not much to talk about really. After doing the new sidepods I’ve been working on the rear bodywork. Here’s the mould all together in one piece waiting for the layup to start. Continue reading “Working the body”
It comes to something when you choose the same name for a post that you’ve used before. I probably need to be doing something different at some point. Continue reading “Back to Black again”
I finished making all the ARBs, here they are. I must admit I woke up one morning worrying that the ARB was going to bash in to the front bodywork so I got the bodywork in from the cold and tried it. Continue reading “Ducting”
As discussed, I’ve been putting some time into the front anti roll bar. I did think that I’d finally come up with an ideal way to engineer the front bar with the bar above the steering rack but I eventually had to abandon this as it was clear that it was never going to articulate properly. What’s more, the very short actuation levers that it required meant that the bar itself had to be alarmingly flimsy. Continue reading “ARBtastic”
I’ve actually been doing things! What’s more, I’ve been doing some of the things that I said I’d do which is miraculous. The first thing, though, was just to finish off taking the thing to bits. Along the way I’ve removed the bodywork, entire suspension, all of the transmission, the engine and much of the various additional stuff like the cooling ducting. Hopefully, I can now starting putting things back together again. Continue reading “Jig-a-jig”
OK, it’s probably a bit early for festivities but I’m hoping that when I finish writing this page and, even, uploading it then it’ll still be too early for the festive season to have properly started. In which case you’ll be able to give this post your full and undivided attention.
I’m also planning on it being rather shorter than last time.
Yeah, I know. No excuses. (OK, one excuse, I’ve been busy.) Sorry.