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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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Servicing and Setup

Visit to Millwood for Flat-floor and Stalling Problem ECU Reset

So, after over 2000 miles in the car, it was time to address one of its biggest niggles… low temperature stalling. Ever since I’d built the car it would stall at low engine temperatures. It would stall as I sat on the drive putting my harness on, it would stall at junctions for the first […]

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Servicing and Setup

The Wiper Motor Fuse… and Test Rig Overkill with a Logic Analyzer

Drip, drip, drop, click, bugger! … or in other words… rain… followed by another wiper fuse blowing. The Story So Far: For those of you that need a recap, I’d tested the wipers in December, prior to the IVA (Individual Vehicle Approval) test, and they had also been tested by the dealer that sold me […]