Catch up on Jamie’s Saph build! Last November, he finally got the rubbed-down-and-prepped shell in primer.
We go back to October 2011, when Jamie took the Fiesta to get its rusty rear arches sorted.
We rewind to October 2011, and Jamie is starting the Saph’s prep work with the hope of getting it in some primer.
If Jamie had known that his eagerness with the angle grinder when chopping the slam panel out and fitting those huge 4in intake pipes would cause him this much grief when it came to fitting the headlights, he mightn’t’ve done it.
Things are progressing nicely with the Fiesta, and it’s causing Jamie a lot less stress than the Saph…
The water system is the focus for Jamie now, as things start to take shape in the engine bay.
At the end of the last update, Jamie told you he was unsure what route he was going to take next with the Fiesta. Has he decided yet?
Jamie finally admits it: he’s struggling. But it’s with something that he never thought would be a major issue.
When Jamie bought the Fiesta, like most ZSs, it already had a few bits done to it. But not enough for Fast Ford, nowhere near enough…
With the propshaft issues ticked off Jamie‘s to-do list, there’s one other major area that needs addressing before the underside is finished, namely the fuel system.
After a busy month chopping the front end around, Jamie decided to take it a bit easier and finish off some off the little jobs that have been niggling away at him for some time.
After fitting the AP clutch, Jamie‘s Fiesta is now running well and (touch wood) it hasn’t missed a beat.
Jamie suffered a bit of a setback when the electric water pump he ordered didn’t quite fit. Did he sort it? Read on…
Since fitting the Puma engine Jamie’s racked up about 1000 miles in the Fiesta, most of them driven quite ‘enthusiastically’, shall we say.
Hands up, Jamie’s cocked up (again)!
You’ve seen it in the magazine, now see it on your ‘pooter screen… It’s Jamie’s FZS!
Find out what happened when Jamie got sidetracked (again) during the Saph build, as reported in the March issue of Fast Ford.