Category Archives: Interior

MTX-L Calibration

Calibrated the sensor today on the bench. Important note – the big plastic plug that you connect to the sensor has a little plastic tab which stops the plug coming undone without pulling it. If you connect the plugs without … Continue reading

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New Toy – Innovate MTX-L wide band lambda sensor and gauge

Arrived today an Innovate MTX-L lambda sensor plus gauge. Also has outputs for after market ECU.. This will allow me to monitor and log via a laptop the air fuel ratios. It’s running rich on idle but need to see … Continue reading

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Vents and washer bottle

Demister vent tubing made out of some drain pipe Scuttle vents, these are from a mini with some stainless mesh added. Plastic tubed sprayed black and glued to scuttle. Some black rubber acts as a connector to the pipe that … Continue reading

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Getting there

I was hoping that the car would get finished today, but as always there were more and more little things to do! The centre console now has bracketing to hold it securely in place, the tub is secured and positioned … Continue reading

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Passenger Side

Passenger side speaker Driver side done This side still needs some more brackets so it’s all solid.

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Fuse box & speakers

Mk 2 fuse holder bracket This bracket also holds the wiper motor. The clamp has been moved up a bit to reduce flexing. The centre console is taking shape with a small recess to keep your glasses. Managed to find … Continue reading

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Speakers, hazards and other stuff

Nose cone and centre console Nose cone fitted. hmm pretty colours Starting to piece together the centre console Two supports cut and shaped to get the angle of the radio correct with enoughclearance for the rear of the radio. Radio … Continue reading

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Interior and rear lights

Dash board re-trim without glove box (wiper motor in the way) Rear of re-trimmed  dash showing pod for speaker Divers side behind the dash Test fit on car, the mount holes needed drilling out as the paint had filled them … Continue reading

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Interior

DVLA Inspection took place today so with any luck we’ll have a tax disk and reg number in a about a week! Some final touches to the interior, thanks to Bilal at Strom Motorwerks for the custom engraving

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Finishing off

A few things to finish off on the interior:   Carpet of the back of the rest of the tub. Bottom dashboard trim (radius issues with the way it was) Shortened the stock gear knob to fit under here!

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