Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Spitfire build up - a rolling chassis

Now the Triumph Spitfire is being reassembled. Still needs a cooling system, fuel supply, brakes and a seat before we can think of running it on the football pitch out back of the college.

Monday, 29 April 2013

Old Escorts

Stopped off at the Ferrybridge services on my way to college this am. Saw these two rally car Ford Escorts both were covered in mud - somebody had had a good time over the weekend.

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

taking it to pieces

Today spent half a day working with Dave and Mush removing and refitting parts of the body and trim on a Fiat seicentio. Took plenty of photos for our evidence portfolios.

Monday, 22 April 2013

Engine strip down

Spent today taking an old Ford engine to bits. Here is the evidence a full collection of parts.  The crankshaft shows little wear as do the other engine components. 

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Metalic paint

This is my test panel covered in blue metallic paint. We first sprayed the panel then did a repair. The section below the swage has been repaired and lacquered.