Rear Reflectors

Its been a while since I have updated the blog, so taking advantage of a cold day and the first real frost of the year I thought that I would catch-up on some admin and update the blog. Rather than dr... Read More

Air Intake

The Air Intake kit arrived today which is relatively straight forward to install and requires the nose of the body to be profiled to accommodate the hose. This enables the “whalefin” intak... Read More

Fuel Lines

The front section of the Fuel line is now fitted, nothing too special, standard from GD paying attention to the spacing between P-Clips.  Goodridge -6AN fittings were sourced from Merli... Read More

Steering Alignment

Today saw me commence the process of Steering Alignment. Beginning with the fit of the steering rack to the mounting points on the chassis GD supplies the rack with split polyurethane bushes which whi... Read More

Rear Suspension

Equipped with the Gardner Douglas build manual, DVD and the SNG Barratt website permanently nailed up, it was time to start day 1 of the real build and get the independent rear Suspension “IRS&#... Read More


The recovery of the donor parts commenced today having created my own electrolysis bath to remove the rust and years of grime, having taken a second mortgage for wire brushes, gunk and a variety of de... Read More