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Midge Mk2 build diary. (chassis work complete)

Midge Mk2 build diary. (chassis work complete)

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After what seems like an age, the rejuvenating of the SJ chassis is complete. Anything that is still rusty in the pictures is being replaced by new bits so no thinking I’m being slapdash.IMAG0094 IMAG0069

Connor had a lesson in making fuel lines and I set about the painful task of cutting the stainless steel braided fuel line. The final job was to give everything a good clean with Bilt Hamner Surfex HD and the…

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A day in the Peaks

Wolverley and stuff

Holy Austin Rock Houses. I want one

Stourport an amazing place

South of here

Slimbridge June 2014

midge Mk2 build diary

I experienced my first session of car build blues over the last couple of weeks. I know it won’t be the last but as I write the latest update it is more with a sense of relief that satisfaction.
The task involved removing and renovating the front axle and leaf springs which were very grubby at best. They had been married for the last 30 years and were quite happy with their lot. Removing them was…

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No country for old men

Originally posted on BrownhillsBob’s Brownhills Blog:

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Sheep are creatures with a remarkably odd range of facial expressions…

This post is for Trevor Brown in Austrailia. Rooting for you, buddy.

Over recent years, my long distance cycling habithas been a little bit curtailed. I’ve been working many Saturdays, when I generally went on long dayrides, or had other commitments. This year, I intend…

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The Midge Mk2 build diary

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As I sat regaining my lungs overlooking the Isle of Man from the lofty viewpoint of St Bees Head I couldn’t help thinking that Alfred Wainwright was on to something with his gushing love of the Lake District. I also couldn’t help thinking he could sod walking it and that he was missing a trick. The motor car was beginning to take a hold of the hearts and minds of modern Britain and with the…

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