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Modifying the Lotus Seven VM77 passenger seat anchors

Modifying the Lotus Seven VM77 passenger seat anchors We all know that our Lotus Seven VM77 is an example of active and passive safety, it has the latest security systems and when you drive it you've a feeling of going into a "tank", but it has a little problem ... ("Ironic mode "OFF). Few time ago we saw [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:21+00:00 November 18th, 2015|Lotus Seven VM77, VideoBlog|0 Comments

New clutch cable for VM77

New clutch cable for VM77 What this VM77 is doing it's a shame. We got him out of Madrid, it fails. We took him to a concentration, it fails. We say ugly things and / or we would threaten it to set fire, it fails. We treat you with affection, it fails. Anyway, it [...]

VM77 Engine temperatures #2. Exhaust heat wrap

VM77 Engine temperatures #2. Exhaust heat wrap Come on, we continue with engine temperatures of the VM77 matter. The fact is we continue to seek a solution to this issue. Do you remember the experiment designed by our colleague Carlos? Well, we go with the second derivative. What are we going to do? Test [...]

Mini, sanding the bodywork #2

Mini, sanding the bodywork #2 Come on lady, let's go with the last step of sanding the body of the Mini! The only part that left is the roof, the last part with the original paint in this little friend of metal. Our colleague David, disturbed and fan of being filled with crap line anybody, give [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:22+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Bodywork, Proyecto Mini 1275cc, VideoBlog|0 Comments

Engine temperatures of VM77

Engine temperatures of VM77 VM77 engine temperatures, a topic that we have talked about so many times. We have been visited by good (and wise) friends who have tried the car and they have proposed some improvements (see these two chapters of our Videoblogs, here and here), and from the beginning we have received lots [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:22+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Engine, Lotus Seven VM77, VideoBlog|0 Comments

Mini, sanding the bodywork

Mini, sanding the bodywork It is time to remove all the paint and the basic coat from the Mini's body, the time of  sanding the bodywork has arrived. What are we going to use? A Bosch orbital tool and Makita radial, sandpaper of 80, 120 and 150 and a metal wire brush. And protection, always. [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:22+00:00 October 14th, 2015|Bodywork, Proyecto Mini 1275cc, VideoBlog|0 Comments

Why not use shot peened in a bodywork?

Why not use shot peened in a bodywork? Today, as always, we'll talk about a topic based on our experience. In which? In the blasting of a bodywork. As you know few weeks ago we took the Mini´s body and and its subframes to receive a splash of sand, in order to remove all rust [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:23+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Bodywork, Mechanical, VideoBlog|0 Comments

Trip to sandblasting

Trip to sandblasting We have everything ready to bring the Mini to a good sandblasting bath! A good crane, a well nice and very careful driver, is all we need for the Mini to take a little trip to the garage where it will be applied the sandblasting to remove all rust from his body and subframes. [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:25+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Bodywork, Proyecto Mini 1275cc|0 Comments

Audi GT Coupe petrol hoses

Audi GT Coupe petrol hoses Oh my dear Audi Gt , we take care of it when we have the smallest gap, and this time it was a reasons of force majeure ... His arteries have had enough! The petrol hoses have not put up with and they have started to leak gasoline... As it is not something you [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:26+00:00 September 17th, 2015|Audi Coupe, VideoBlog|0 Comments

VM77 engine mount

VM77 engine mount We continue with the "surprises". Our VM77 has decided not to stand the weight of its own engine anymore, that's it. One week ago we have realized that the position of the shift lever has changed somewhat, it had moved, and that's never a good sign. We had to find the reason, and [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:55:26+00:00 September 7th, 2015|Engine, Lotus Seven VM77, VideoBlog|0 Comments