If like me you’re keen on fitting tasty wheels to everything in sight, then you might want to get yourself one of these handy, telescopic PCD measuring tools. This is a dead handy thing to have when you’re at a swapmeet, or down the scrapyard, as you can instantly check the PCD of any 4, …

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I recently scored a new weapon to add to my arsenal of workshop equipment in the shape of this funky Clemco blasting cabinet. I’ve been looking at getting some kind of blasting cabinet for a while, but it seemed that to usual DIY ones didn’t seem to offer much for the money. This used Clemco …

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…about time I posted something! Hey, I’ve been busy okay? The weather’s been pretty hardcore for the last month, with plenty of snow and freezing temperatures, but thanks to some home made heating, my workshop has been toasty warm, enabling me to get on with some work. I was heating my workshop with a propane …

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Today i treated myself and bought a shiny new parts washer. No more scrubbing oily parts in a bucket of thinners for me! Mind you, the water based ‘degreaser’ that came with it doesn’t actually seem to be capable of dissolving oil in the slightest. I might as well have filled it with just water. …

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Overhaulin’ the yard that is. All projects and car work were put on hold back in August when an unexpected phone call provided the opportunity to buy 50 tonnes of road planings, albeit at somewhat short notice. Road planings are the crushed up scrapings of tarmac removed from a road before resurfacing it. It is …

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This was a pretty simple and straightforward panel replacement. The new valance is Nissan part number 79121-K2430. The original valance wasn’t actually rusty, but it was badly damaged in two places, and there were signs of rust starting in the seam where it’s attached to the boot floor and back panel. The first job was …

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