Tag Archives: Rust

WINDSCREEN REPAIRS

Tweet In my last post I told the story behind the replacement of the windscreen 30 years ago due to a passing truck throwing up a stone and blasting the screen into hundreds of pieces! This post reveals the real … 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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Getting Out The Steering Box

Tweet Square Pegs and Round Holes So this is what faces me as I inspect the engine bay. First step is to undo the three bolts that hold the box on the frame and they come out very easily. A … Continue reading

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Wash and Wear

Tweet Perishing Plastic Even in what I consider a newish car there are still a few parts that wear out over time and some are actually quite surprising! Today the part I am referring to is the washer bottle for … 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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Rust Repair In an Old Car

Today the Petrolhead will run you through the steps to doing a little rust repair on an old car. This is the Corolla I bought my daughter so she could learn to drive a manual. I spotted the car in a drive way with a for sale sign and decided to buy it.
It had a very high mileage on an original 1300cc motor. Not much power but absolutely great fun to drive. Continue reading

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