Sunday, April 13, 2014

A slight change of direction.

I have come to the conclusion that it would be better to get the car fully road legal again (Just needs an MoT) which will make life much easier when I do get the car painted. With the car being road legal, I can take it to somewhere more suitable. To this end I've already replaced the track rod ends and the spark plugs. There's the engine oil, oil filter and the air filters to replace. The front tyres need replacing as do the dust covers on the top balljoints. To have the headlights fully working, I need to sort out the front headlight panels as parts of them have rusted away. I'll probably get replacements from the Triumph Dolomite Club as they work out cheaper and are probably a better fit. The car will start and run given fuel and enough power in the battery. The automatic transission fluid also needs reaplcing by that's a post-MoT job. Fortunately, I won't have to refit every single thing that I've removed and the fact that I kept the interor secure and the car in a drivable state has paid off.