As im rebuilding the car i decided to give the engine bay a theme to be different but keeping the colours matching all round black and red.
Theme for engine bay is Nuclear Reactor , and painting it all by hand.
Here is the plenum / engine cover / Throttle body
it's my birthday tomorrow (yeah, can you believe i'm nearly in my 30's??) so mrs al is taking me out for tea tonight. still can't decide where to go though - so do i have a chinky, a thai, a ruby or an italian?
apparently the real purpose of this wing was for homogulation reasons. If they sold the right number with a wing then they could use the same size wing on race version of the car.
I almost didn't buy my 156 because of the wing, I thought it looked silly and boy racery. I'm glad I did buy it...
my 75's mot is due in february so i thought i'd give it a once over to see how much it might need.
the word 'restoration' springs to mind !! :eek:
it's MUCH worse than i first thought !
i knew it needed some welding to the chassis legs, i spotted it when i was washing it one day. what i...
In Bristol. Vile scumbag tea leaf breaks driver's window by inserting screwdriver into rim and popping glass. Body shop says only £50 to fix rim. Could have been worse.
One odd thing. Strange clicking noise coming from rear passenger door since incident. Turns out a glass fragment has lodged...