Friday, May 25, 2012

Components are coming...

I spoke to my local supplier today, and some components are on their way from the US for local assembly of some important parts for my build. I'm excited. Watch this space.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Monday, May 7, 2012

Not much happening

That's right, not a lot happening of late. No time! I did buy a thermo fan, and even found 3 minutes to bolt it in and take a photo!

Aside from that, I am spending more time researching and buying parts than actually building, but then again I suppose that is part of the "building", and is actually quite an enjoyable process. It turns out that it is possible to balance a baby with milk bottle in one arm, while typing an email, a blog post, and buying stuff on ebay with the other arm, all post midnight of course.

New rear VE hub flanges;

New front VZ bearings with integrated ABS reluctors;

VE rear lower arms, knuckles and handbrake assembly
(not as bad as they look, but will rebuild them anyway);

Custom made handbrake cable, to facilitate the BA handbrake lever with the VE rear handbrake (this part comes from ClassicRevival;