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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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Caterham 420R Build Tools and Trinkets

Note from Future John (Sept 2020): It seems Amazon has changed a lot of the links in the section below and the links don’t take you to where they should. At some point I’ll try and relink them all. I thought I owned them all until I built a Caterham. Sorry to all you non-builders, […]

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Back with Some Stats – How Much Time!

Three months on from the build and time to do a look back at some statistics… It’s been three very cold and wet months since I got the car on the road. We’ve had the Beast From The East and it’s lesser sibling, The Mini Beast From The East, along with a bunch of rain […]

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Post Build Update – Registration Documents

Following the IVA test on December 7th, I sent off the registration application to the DVLA (Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency). Their website says they will process an application for a new registration within 4 weeks. I had hoped that the run up to Christmas would be quiet for them, but it seems that was […]

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Individual Vehicle Approval – The Test

It’s the big day. The one I’ve been building up to for 9 months! The test appointment is set for 8AM at the Avonmouth test centre… and I live in North Bristol, about 5 miles away. It’s about a 15minute drive at that time in the morning. Getting Going I got up in plenty of […]