I picked this nice looking exhaust manifold at a recent autojumble. It was cheap enough to take a chance on it being close enough to adapt to fit something else… but what is it from? It’s clearly from a non-crossflow six cylinder of some sort, and sits to the left side of the engine. The …

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So I’m browsing around the usual early Sunday morning car boot sale, seeing what awesome junk I can find and I spy this thing. “Wow, that would make a great gear knob” I think, only to pick it up and find it actually IS a gear knob. A funky 70’s looking, pearl effect gear knob …

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I love finding new old stock car parts. I especially love finding really rare new old stock like this little haul I got today. Top to bottom… a pair of Genuine Nissan left hand door skins for a Datsun 280C (330 Cedric), a pair of genuine right hand door skins for a Datsun 510, a …

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I’ve been having the mother of all clear-outs here at Ratdat Acres, tidying up all the sheds I store stuff in and getting rid of all the junk that’s accumulated over the last few years. I dragged this out from the darkest recesses of a shed yesterday, whilst shifting all my spare engines. This is …

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I trundled down to a local car boot sale in the Acty this morning and amongst the unwanted crap and assorted household detritus on sale, I found this beautiful Nardi wood rim steering wheel. No idea what the mounting boss is for but I’d guess it’d be something British like an MG or Austin Healey. …

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I’ve picked up a couple of parts to smarten up the Laurel over the last couple of weeks. First up is this Izumi steering wheel. I thought its 1980’s look complimented the C31 dash, especially the slots in the spokes and the brushed aluminium finish. The wood rim wants re-lacquering, so I’ll be doing that …

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