Category Archives: Brightwork

3rd brake light

A very temporary solution to make it more obvious I’m using the brakes. Not pretty but does the job until I find a better solution.

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Number plate LED upgrade

It was time for an upgrade after spending a year on and off cleaning contacts and still having the number plate lights blink sometime. Using the original housings the standard bulbs have been switched for LED blocks from CBS. These … Continue reading

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Wiper video

I took some video with my phone so its pretty cruddy quality but shows the wiper motion:

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Wiper Installation

After spending a lot of time eyeing up the location for the wipers I came to the conclusion that 90 degrees would work best for us. After looking inside the gearbox I found that we have a 110 degree drive … Continue reading

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Windscreen part 1

To fit the windscreen you’ll need some masking tape a pencil, rule and maybe a tape measure! Put some tape down and mark a centre line on the scuttle – I used the bonnet hinge and my guide which was … Continue reading

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The small things

Some more small things today: Indicators bolted down, they need moving back  bit to avoid hitting the front wings on full lock Interior some more zip ties on the wiring Oil topped up Test the brakes on the drive way … Continue reading

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Indicators, horns, wiring and interior lighting

More small jobs sorted today while waiting for an SVA date: Indicators installed so that they comply with SVA regs: Installed new horns as the ones from the donor died: Finally clean up of the engine wiring loom: Interior lighting, … Continue reading

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Let there be light!

After creating a template for bracket for holding the rear lights 4 more were made as the final products: Each pod needed to be individually tuned to fit the shape of the fibreglass to ensure that the LED ring was … Continue reading

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lights & interior

All the lights are now working! Blew the 7.5amp fuses though. The current on the high beams + spots peaks at 11amps (possible spikes higher) so 15amp fuses are going in for those. We’ll see how it behaves with those. … Continue reading

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Headlights

Front bumper installation – just like the back the front does not fit so we made some spacers. Spacer installed, with the spacer in the bumpers fit very snugly! Headlights, spotlights and indicators mounted. The driver side is wired up. … Continue reading

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