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Purplemeanie Site Theme Update

After 3 years of using one of WordPress’ older themes, I thought I’d give a newer theme a whirl. From today I’ve switch to the Twenty Twenty theme which is much more mobile friendly and has an integrated search function.  Search Probably the biggest win from this update is the inclusion of an integrated search […]

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Build A Caterham 420R in 30 Minutes – YouTube Video

On July 11th 2020, I uploaded a bit of a longer video to YouTube documenting the build of my 420R from nearly 3 years previously. I’d always planned to do this video, but for the usual many reasons it only got a few hours here and a few hours there since finishing the build in December […]

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Some People Must Be Watching – Site Stats 60k Views

As we approach 3 years since out kit arrived I thought it would be interesting to share some stats on this website. I created the site for two reasons. Firstly, it was to give something back. I’d looked at many build blogs and learnt so much from them. And I wanted to be able to […]

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Maintnenace Upgrades

Softbits for Sevens Boot Cover & G-clamp Hack

Well, one thing led to another! So… for a while now, like many, I’d ditched the Caterham full-hood and have been using the Softbits for Sevens Half Hood (https://www.softbitsshop.co.uk/the-half-hood-8-c.asp). The half-hood is great, perhaps not as water tight when it’s tipping down and you’re on the motorway, but it only lets a small amount of […]

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Lowflying Article – If Only Caterhams Could Talk, June/July 2020

I can’t really blame anyone for this article. Even when I was writing up the ECU work on this blog, I had it in my mind that I’d be able to do a Lowflying article at some time. Then, when Michael Calvert asked members if they could write more articles for the magazine ( because […]