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1st Aniversary of SVA pass

I can’t believe its been a year and 2300 miles already! It’s been little turbulent in that time: Shortly after SVA pass we lost a wing stay (oops) During December a complete disaster with the lower wishbone. While off the … Continue reading

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SVA Pass!

It passed SVA today, thanks again to Mark top bloke!  (couldn’t get a pic of us with car due to government regulations, never mind!)

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Last few tweeks before SVA retest

With the belts repositioned the boot floor needed to be modified so they clear. Smoother out the edges around the holes for the belts. Belt holes all done and cleaned up All done 🙂   Sportster through the looking glass … Continue reading

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Nearly there (and oooopsy!)

Lets get the mundane stuff out the way first: Edge trim now firmly attached to the bonnet and surround Holes in the tub for the belts to clear Edge radius on the fibreglass More stronger clips added to the brake … Continue reading

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More SVA fixes

Bracket made and installed for the brake compensator valve. Its now solidly bolted in place with a P clip. Also add an extra P clip to one of the brake lines. Heat shielding installed for the brake servo and master … Continue reading

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Steel Bar

Here’s a piccy of us at SVA: A trip to Metal Supermarket in Southampton in the morning to get some steel tube, then a visit from TA member Black-Cat (Tom) in the afternoon. Huge thanks to Tom for bringing his … Continue reading

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SVA Fail

It failed. However it’s not that bad: 1) Seat back strength. As the seats have harness holes in an impact all of the force gets taken up by the back mounts and the seat back. I didn’t have evidence that … Continue reading

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SVA Date!

SVA man from Southampton called today – we’ve got a date! Next Friday 5th Also booked an MOT for Tuesday afternoon to check emissions and have a pro look over the car! Insurance is also sorted thanks to Adrian Flux

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SVA

Small SVA related update. Got a letter from VOSA asking for proof that I built the car so I’ve photocopied lots of invoices and printed some pictures from the site to send to them! 

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SVA

The SVA1 form went in the post today! Just need to make sure the car is ready for the SVA now! 😀

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