Category Archives: Upgrades

Anything related to upgrades, modernization, or customization of the 1966 Morgan +4.

Measuring up

Well, been asking around for the past while, and so far no luck on getting any kind of external resources for the Pontiac’s drivetrain mounting information. Polaris wouldn’t divulge info, Pontiac wouldn’t divulge info, and even GM’s Archive wouldn’t say … Continue reading

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Polar opposite

Time to blow some cobwebs and dust off the old site. The Airstream’s been coming along decently, at the point where I’m getting ready to pull back out most of the interior to lay down new flooring. But you don’t … Continue reading

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Beginnings of a chassis

First shot of my design on the chassis. Really basic at this point as I’ve just put down the box for under the cabin area. We need to get the garage remodel finished so I can get the Morgan chassis … Continue reading

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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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