With my very first track day looming, I had a lot of work to do to get the Jazz ready and add some nice little improvements along the way.
No, the Swift didn’t pass its WOF first try, but I kinda knew what it was about to fail on.
The last lot of work was to service the braking system as it wasn’t quite right.
Finally, it’s been a long time in the making, but for the first time in many years, the Marina has brakes.
I refurbished the rear drum brake setup today. I almost left it as is, but I’m glad I didn’t as it definitely needed stripping down.
Typically, being sat for 25 odd years, none of the hydraulics work. The clutch pedal is solid, and the brake pedal goes to the floor, and both do nothing to their respective components.
The manual swap wasn’t the only improvement on the cards for this car. Whats a sporty weekend/track car without some handing and braking upgrades?
Six months have passed, which means it’s WOF time again. The good news is that the TVR passed first time with a clean sheet, the bad news is that the inspector noted play in one of the front wheel bearings.
Whilst the other cars have been in the spotlight, getting all the love and attention, the poor little Honda has been sitting off to the side, trundling along as the super reliable daily, clocking up the miles.