New Project Update 1st December 2002
The builder stood by his Morris Minor at ride height. Check out how low the car is
and the small size of the garage. October 2002
I am currently working at least 4 days a week on the car and every evening. Progress is being made. The oil system is plumbed and the fuel system just requires the hoses making once I have some insulation to go on before I fit the ends. The fuel tank is ready to go together complete with 3 fuel pumps and an internal collector. This caused be some problems. I was going to use an internal collector from ATL. I spoke to them about it at the Autosports show and they said no problem, there website also says that there collectors are suitable for fitting into existing tanks. However ATL were not willing to supply the parts to me as they were not going into one of their tanks. I went to one of their main distributors and they agreed to supply me but the price was very high. So I built my own system and saved a lot of money.
I am now working on the wiring. There are 3 parts to the wiring. The Stack dash display has its own loom, supplied ready to fit. I am going to have a professionally made loom for my engine management as I want absolute reliability. And finally I will build a loom for the vehicle electric's (lights, horn, wipers etc).
I must be mad but I am already thinking of my next car. It will definitely be a kit car, able to take my mountain bike, be able to tow and be useable all year round as an every day road car. I reckon a kit car will be a piece of cake to put together after this and take very little time to build.
|There are 19 Pictures on this page, posted 1st December 2002|
This is the internal collector, made of stainless (I can not
This is the internal collector with high pressure fuel pump.
The vent valve with internal ball bearing to prevent fuel
leakage if inverted.
One of the low pressure pumps. These are mounted in two corners
of the tank.
The return pipe also required a bulkhead adapter to reduce
the height of the fitting.
The adapter assembled with nut ring.
I have had to modify the seat mounts. I originally intend
to get at the fixings from