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Author Archives: Gibbo
The Jaguar XK8 is a fine GT in my opinion so what better way to put it (and my stamina) to the test by driving to the Lake District and back in one day! I thoroughly enjoyed making this video … Continue reading
Given the interest in this project (my Lotus Esprit S2 restoration) I thought I’d put together a quick video to show the reality and challenges of dismantling a car on a (tiny) driveway. As you can see, there are pros … Continue reading
Excited to work on the other end of the car I get stuck into stripping down the rear of my Lotus Esprit S2, I also manage to get the wiring loom out which feels like a significant milestone in this … Continue reading
A short but hopefully sweet compilation of aerial (drone) footage featuring my Jaguar XK8! These have been used in my previous videos which, if you’ve not seen them, are on my channel along with many other Jaguar XK8 videos, enjoy!
More progress on the Lotus Esprit S2 this time, I finally got the front part of the wiring loom out of the ‘frunk’ and spun the car on my drive so I can get cracking with the rear!
Out in the MGB GT again after what feels like a very long time! These cars are magnificent fun on B-roads, however, mine is in need of a bit of TLC which is something I’m hoping to sort out in … Continue reading
Short video of a little drive in the Jaguar XK8 to the Ashdown Forest, lovely area to explore and nice to gt the Jag out for a bit of a run. Longer trips in store over the summer months!
Further progress on the Lotus Esprit concentrating on clearing out the front compartment or ‘Frunk’ (front-trunk). The heater motor and matrix were a challenge to remove but satisfying, same for the bonnet and eventually the radiator duct and front spoiler, … Continue reading
Moving on from the interior strip to attempt to get the wiring loom out of the car got me thinking abut what’s next and I arrived at starting the exterior strip. This was harder than I thought it would be … Continue reading
More progress on my Lotus Esprit S2 restoration but with a bit of a closer look at the tool roll/kit. My tools were in a terrible state as found last year but I’ve attempted to clean them up a bit … Continue reading