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Fun with Car Number Plates

Ever fancied getting somone into trouble? Some arse cut you up? Want to get revenge on somone? Alter their car number plate (or license plate if you are from the other side of the pond!). What you need is 3 rolls of self adhesive insulation tape, one white, one black and one yellow. Plus a […]

Novel way to get drivers to notice speed limits

A novel way to get drivers to notice the speed limits is here – Warning: Contains Partial nudity!


What a difference…

… a new set of spark plugs and more importantly, new plug leads make to my car. The old plug leads looked well past their use by date so they were replaced. I should have done this sooner as the car is now much smoother to drive, no more miss-fire and juddering around 30-40mph under […]

Important Notice from DVLA

In order to assist other motorists in identifying potentially dangerous drivers, it’s now compulsory for anyone with a lower than average IQ and driving ability to display a warning flag. The flag (comprising of a red cross on a white background) will be attached to the top of at least one door of their vehicle. […]

Big Brother MOTs

The old motor went in for its annual MOT test today and I was pleased that it passed with flying colours again. The way the MOT certificate is issued has changed now. It is all computerised so by 2007, all vehicles eligable for a MOT will be on the VOSA database and the test validity […]

More Car troubles

The old vectra didn’t let me down, its one of those things, it sounded like a blowing exhaust and it was coming from the front of the car. This was looking expensive as the front section includes the catalytic convertor which can be expensive to replace. I had the exhaust checked out and it was […]

Weekend shorts

Top film to see is Wallace And Gromit Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Very funny film, the kids even enjoyed it. Check it out at

Did an oil and filter change on the old motor, it should run a bit sweeter now.

Project T80 Minor Update – Made up a panel for the patch to […]

Car troubles

More problems with the car, this time it looks like a lower front engine mount has broken, as a result the engine and transmission are tilted and rubbing on the drive shaft.

The car currently in the garage for repairs. And thanks to them I now have a courtesy car for the weekend until mine […]

Vectra Clutch update

Its been over a month now since I changed the clutch master cylinder. Everything has been fine since then so it looks like the clutch problems have been cured.

Vectra clutch problems

So I’ve now replaced the clutch master cylinder on the vectra and what a job that was. I had to remove the air filter and box, brake master cylinder and servo, engine tie bar and bracket, wiper arms, trim below windscreen and a bracket on the alternator. The clutch master cylinder is hidden behind the […]