Motoring.guru Blog Page 33
30th July 2021
Alfa Romeo 'original' early 1990s accessory Car Shampoo
What do you do when despite searching high and low, for years, for an original '90s Alfa Romeo car wash shampoo bottle, you can't find one? The answer, in my case, was to make a replica!
19th July 2021
Fiat Grande Punto Mirror Cover
The original nearside mirror cover on the Fiat was seriously faded. Rather than go to the trouble of rubbing it back and primining, a cheap primed cover was bought on Ebay, sprayed exotica red with an old aerosol I had, and blown over with a coat of laquer through a spray gun.
9th July 2021
Austin Allegro England '74 edition
As there was a postponed football tornament on, I thought it would be mildly amusing to create a special edition Austin Allegro for the 1974 World Cup, which I understand that the England squad failed to qualify for...
18th June 2021
New bike tyre.
The valve snapped off on the rear tyre of my bike, fortunately when I was inflating it and not riding.
As the Metzeler Lasertec was about 13 years old, I decided to invest in a new tyre to go with the replacement valve. I opted for a Pirelli Sport Demon, which looks quite nice.
6th June 2021
Not my first visit to Bicester Heritage, but my first Scramble.
Some amazing cars there including (from top left): Hillman Avenger, Morris Marina Coupe, Citroen CX and GS, Nissan Micra Mk1 Colette, Opel Manta B, Alfetta GTV6 3.0 and GTV 2.0, Lamborghini Uraco, BMW M1, Lancia Beta Coupe, Ford Cortina Mk5 Crusader Estatate, Mini 1275GT, Mitsubishi Colt and Datsun Skyline.
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