1750 GTV – May/June 2017
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1750 GTV – May/June 2017

These came in a while ago, but I forgot to post pictures.  Webers fully refurbished by Thornbury Carburettor Service. Engine and gearbox assembly almost ready to be dropped in. Engine installed. Headlights installed. Hundreds of little underbonnet...

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1750 GTV – April 2017
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1750 GTV – April 2017

The project is underway again in earnest.  Shown here are fresh brake lines being fitted, along with brake and clutch masters and the large single booster, hoses and...

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1750 GTV – June 2016
Jul04

1750 GTV – June 2016

Milestone!  The engine is together, with all the shiny water-blasted alloy parts.  Fresh bearings, rings, timing chains, water pump, oil pump, gasket set, all supplied by EB Spares.  Now to look for a...

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1750 GTV – Feb 2016
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1750 GTV – Feb 2016

Wow it’s been a while since posting any updates on the GTV project.  We did actually start to make some progress again mid-2015, when I was able to retrieve the engine and gearbox from storage. Engine as extracted from fifteen years in a shed. I started to tear it down when I had a chance, bagging all the nuts and bolts and keeping everything in plastic tubs. Onto the stand A very stuck head removed using all the special tools...

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1750 GTV – July 2013 #2
Jul30

1750 GTV – July 2013 #2

Refurbished and calibrated tachometer and speedometer returned from Howard Instruments....

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1750 GTV – July 2013
Jul19

1750 GTV – July 2013

Chrome and stainless trim and bumpers have come back from the local polisher.  They’re all wrapped up in paper or plastic to protect them, but the parts I uncovered are beautifully done – scratches and bumps have been removed and now presented with a good mirror shine. All the stainless and chrome parts wrapped in paper for protection. Shiny. Shiny. Shiny. Shiny. Rear ashtrays. Quarter window pivots Quarter window...

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