Category Archives: Interior

Electrical Completed

I finally got the wiring completed. Well it was about 6 weeks ago but have been a bit lax in updating the blog. The final component was fitting everything up and putting the battery in so that I could test … Continue reading

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Gauges

A while ago I sent my gauges off to Geoff at Classic Restoration. I needed the tacho converted to negative earth as I am running electronic ignition and want to add a hidden 12 volt plug. At the same time … Continue reading

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Handbrake

It’s amazing how much time you can spend getting the little things right. Some time ago I had pulled apart my handbrake mechanism and had the housing sandblasted and powder coated. When I went to put it back together again … Continue reading

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Steering Box & Interior

I decided to have a crack at rebuilding my steering box. I can see why I was warned not to! Spent a bit of time chasing ball bearings around the garage but ultimately got it all back together and shimmed … Continue reading

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Door Handles

I reassembled all my door handles on the weekend. The handles have been re-chromed and the internals re-plated. Due to the chroming process they didn’t go back as well as planned and a couple of holes will need to be … Continue reading

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Heater box

Well it doesn’t actually have a heater so I’m not sure what it’s called. I’ve been told that GT’s are supposed to have heaters but mine doesn’t. Not surprising given the questionable quality control from the factory back then. Hard … Continue reading

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Door cards and seat covers

My new door cards and seat covers arrived this week from Aldridge Trimming in the UK. I unpacked the front door cards just to check them out and am very impressed with the quality. I had to send my rear … Continue reading

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Engine and Steering Wheel

My engine arrived on Friday. This is second time attempting delivery. The first was with TNT. Worst company ever to deal with and my advice to anyone contemplating sending something with special instructions via TNT is simple – DON’T! The … Continue reading

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Window washer & more body prep

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Been working on some smaller jobs the past few weeks. This weekend it was fashioning an original washer pump to take a switch so that I could run an electric pump. The idea being that it looks like the original … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Finally getting back into the car after being a bit under the weather for a few weeks. This weekend I finished paint stripping the driver’s side. All I have left now is the front and rear panels and a tidy … Continue reading

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