Britpart lights and Soul Traders dep

This week I had a dep on bass at Toftwood Social Club with Soul Traders a local soul, ska, disco band. I was a member of this band nearly 20 years ago and the people in it make it an absolute joy to be with on the few occasions their super-talented regular bass player Paul takes a holiday. They…

Heater Complete!

The parcel from France arrived today containing the rubber adaptor to fix between the 3″ blower intake and the approx 5″ air intake grille on the front wing. As rain is forecast this evening I used my lunch break to finish this job. The adaptor is US made and branded ‘Flexseal’, this company has a…

Heater blower

Although the actual blower was working I wanted to remove it to clean off any rust from the case and to inspect the bulkhead area behind it (see previous).  As expected, the thin ‘snail’ case is extremely rusty. The resistor had become unwound although still working. I measured the resistance of this as 1.5Ω if anyone…

Kenlowe Fan Wiring

More wiring oddities… Not much happening this week due to work pressures and music projects going on. The weather hasn’t been great following a mini heatwave although I’ve had the odd hour here and there after tea, painting / rubbing down the lower dash. I’m not at all happy with the finish on this but…

Won’t start!

Well, after standing for many weeks I was able to sit the battery in the tray, there is now plenty of room! I need to get a longer cable that goes from the positive battery terminal to the starter so that the battery can be positioned more neatly. The insulation on the existing cable is…

Battery

Battery location

I had really been looking forward to today, a bit of time off work to make a start on things but although the temperature was 7° it was damp and raw so I spent a bit of time seeing what parts I needed then placing a few orders online. The idea is that I need…