Monthly Archives: October 2013

UAC Retro – Tim’s Report

I’ve copied a post from Tim on The Classic Rover forum…. The event started on Friday evening with a couple of te sts right “out of the box”, I was rusty and probably a tad nervous so on the very … Continue reading

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1st in Class – Laharna Lanes Rally 2013

The car’s next outing after our fantastic 5th overall in the UAC Retro was yesterday at Larne Motor Club’s Laharna Lanes Rally. The car came away with another fantastic results by winning its class, this best result by far in … Continue reading

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2013 UAC Circuit of Ireland Retro

After the prep comes the test, off to the Circuit of Ireland Retro. Tim was driving again this year. His first time in the car for a couple of years, other than one evenings autotest. The Retro this year was … Continue reading

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A productive day – Brakes, suspension and bump stops

I’m going to keep this short as I’ve had a productive day. Bellow is a photo of the damaged caliper piston rubber. What cannot be shown is the lack of elasticity of the rubber, it is like cardboard. The rip … Continue reading

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MOT 2013 – Part 2

Passed the MOT this morning, a quick walk around the rear of the car checking the lights and a tap of the sill repair; done. I had the ‘Are you going to restore this car sir?’, question. I never know … Continue reading

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