Category Archives: 1966 Morgan +4

Anything related to the 1966 Morgan +4.

Just some more updates

Heya folks, figure I’ll dish out some updates for you on various things. First things first, those LED taillights. I finally got around to running the circuit board on the CNC router, and despite a mishap I’ll probably be soldering … Continue reading

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Chemical reaction

So today was “play with nasty chemicals” day in the garage… and the results were amazing! I’d gone over the “DIY PCB” kit I got from work on Friday, and realized the kit was incomplete and didn’t have all the … Continue reading

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Planning the Circuit Boards (cont)

Went over the circuit board designs some more today and found a few ways to optimize / simplify the overall layout. It’ll probably be a few days before I have the time to actually start with the boards, which is … Continue reading

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Planning the Circuit Boards

I get an idea, and I usually just run when it. Especially when the idea excites me creatively. A hour or so at Illustrator and I’ve got the planned mask laid out for the copper clad circuit board etching. The … Continue reading

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Switching lights

So I got a bit more done last night with the LED lights, but got a bit frustrated with the slow progress. Having to manually build bridges between each LED either by solder or wire (both a royal pain at … Continue reading

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Seeing clearly and digitally

Couple of updates for tonight. First off, a shiny new “rear script” emblem showed up in the mail Thursday. The original has the “n” snapped clean off and nowhere to be seen, so this will serve as a replacement. It … Continue reading

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Casting call (continued)

One step forward for the custom emblem designing! After dinner I went out to the garage and checked on the mold material, and it appeared to have cured completely. After some prying with a flathead screwdriver I managed to get … Continue reading

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Casting call

Between work, other projects, and just not having too much energy in the evenings lately, I’m about a week late at getting the rest of the LED boards soldered, buuuuuut~ I’ve done that and got an extra surprise for you! … Continue reading

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Some light work

Did some ‘endurance’ testing on the completed running light while I assembled the remaining LED boards. I set up the light on the Avalanche and left it running for about an hour and a half to see how hot it’d … Continue reading

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Signaling a new future

So the first LED turn signal & running / reverse light board is complete! This last bit of soldering went along pretty quickly, with only one minor issue of a solder joint between two orange LED’s getting heated and coming off. … Continue reading

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