I really like these :) my dad used to have a coupe before I was born. Really nice car, although you'd be wise to do some relocating of the power steering system. The pulley runs the back of one of the cam banks, so if you jolt the steering violently (driving into a kerb at a bit of speed for instance) you can either… » 9/14/14 7:01am Sunday 7:01am

The Brighton Speed Trials are brilliant :)

I've put up a brief post before, but they really do deserve something more in-depth. It's a quarter-mile drag event run by the Brighton and Hove Motor Club since 1905. It's run down Madeira Drive in Brighton, a straight of coast road lined with gorgeous Victorian wrought-ironwork. There was some truly awesome… » 9/08/14 6:53pm 9/08/14 6:53pm

So, that would be why the front diff on the Lada was clunking...

That's a total of 5 intact teeth on the ring gear. Dear Lord that's destroyed. No matter, we managed to find a pristine one from a Lada breaker here and spent half of the day swapping it in :) can't check whether it's worked yet as it's 11:20 here and the battery's flat, but the odds are good :) » 9/07/14 6:34pm 9/07/14 6:34pm