Category Archives: Upgrades

New Windscreen In!

Tweet Laminated Windscreen Well the big day arrives and I gingerly drive the car through the morning traffic to the repair shop for the big fitting of my – laminated tinted windscreen! Every bump worries me as the lack of … Continue reading

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Brake Rotor Replacement

Tweet Brake Fade Out driving after having returned from trip to the Southwest to visit family and noticed that brakes not really pulling up like normal. At first thought it was maybe air in the system so a flush should … Continue reading

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New Carpet and Lining

Tweet Floored Now that the headlining is in and safely tucked and glued attention can now be turned to the bare floors! New carpet was ordered quite a while ago and has been sitting in the office patiently waiting to … Continue reading

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Headlining this Month

Tweet Well with the car in pieces and the inside gutted, repairs to rust all finished, time to turn to fitting all the new good stuff. First task is the headlining. Tools you will require are, Stanley knife, scrapper, cleaning … Continue reading

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Out With the Old Interior

Tweet Just Rip it Out Well the new carpet has arrived some weeks ago and I am just waiting on the headlining to arrive and to find some time between landscaping jobs to strip the whole inside of the car … Continue reading

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Trim and Tidy

Tweet Having fixed the mad steering drift it now time to start on the other more cosmetic issues that are challenging the old BeaXT! First up the nasty nose! Nose Job It a few years ago that I managed to … Continue reading

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Time To Rest the BeaXT

Tweet Overdue Repairs I have finally bitten the bullet and retired my BeaXT from active service. The car is no longer my daily driver and my business will now be based around a new car. The car is not a … Continue reading

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The Youngest Petrolhead

Tweet Gracie Marie at her 18month unbirthday! I have been a grandfather for over a year now and very proud to be called “Granddad”! The little girl that caused all the excitement is now starting to travel around and that … Continue reading

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Part 3 New Headers For A New Year

The Petrolhead finally gets a new set of headers on the beast. Clean and tidy they sit up close to the frame and give back ground clearance! No more dodging and cursing the speed bumps that seem to spreading through the suburbs. Continue reading

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Part 2 New Headers For a New Year

The Petrolhead deals with a steep driveway by cutting a large hole with a diamond bladed concrete saw. Continue reading

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