Posts Tagged ‘Gearbox Cover’

Air Conditioning

Air conditioning the Mk2 is not an easy task. The primary problem is lack of space. The engine bay is already crowded and adding a compressor, hoses, condenser and related hardware is a challenge and then one must find a place for the evaporator. Jaguar had dealers install the evaporators in the boot with cool […]


Body Fittings

Body Fittings Finishers on “A” Posts The original finishers were in excellent condition. I had both rechromed for the project. Though two of the tabs have holes in them as if for screws, no screws are used for installation. The tabs are tightly bent over the posts and the finishers are glued to the post. Finishers […]


Body Prep

Front Cross Member Cleaned

Removing Grease, Grime and Rust On the Jaguar project, I am trying to keep the cost down by doing much of the work myself rather than just handing the car off to a shop to restore. Unfortunately, that means removing years of grease and dirt without many of the tools that you might find in […]


Interior

Austin Healey 3000

Original Interior The original interior was medium red with black piping using leather and matching “leathercloth” vinyl. Carpet was also red and black armacord finished the boot interior. An adjustable plastic 16 1/2” steering wheel was standard. Interior Modifications Upholstery and Carpet The interior finish materials were supplied by Heritage Trim. http://www.heritagetrim.com/. While somewhat expensive and […]


Entry 23 – Engine, Gearbox Cover, Wiring, Shift Lever

Engine Out!

Engine Pull Sunday was to be the day of the “Big Pull.” My younger son,Scott, arrived in the early afternoon to help me get the engine, gearbox and overdrive out of “Stinky.” Before he joined me, however, there were a few last minute items to take care of. First, I had ordered a device from […]