Category Archives: Upgrades

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

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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Soldering on

Picked up a “handy helper” from Fry’s today since I knew I wouldn’t be able to try and hold everything in place while soldering the first of the lights together, definitely a worthwhile buy. Next, I need to sort out … Continue reading

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Start me up.

More goodies in the mail today! The push button start kit from Digital Guard Dawg showed up today. More stuff to put on the ‘wiring board’ when I get some free time!

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Some light mail

The LED’s showed up from China today; actually they arrived yesterday but no one was home to sign for them. They were picked up at the post office and I dug in when I got home from work. I don’t … Continue reading

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So I was feeling a bit board…

One of the things that I have to tackle with the MogRod is the upgraded wiring. Even with much of the car still a ways off, I wanted to do *something* to move forward on the project. I’d already researched … Continue reading

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Solid. Works.

My current job entails two utterly unrelated fields: I’m a parts buyer, and I run a CNC router. The latter of the two jobs requires that I have at least some understanding of CAD programs and such. Fortunately my previous … Continue reading

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Mounted

The replacement motor mounts for the Ecotec showed up today. Good timing on that, as a mix of holidays and reduced work hours means I can soon attempt to make the motor / transmission stand.

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Motoring~… and, uh, transmissioning~

So despite being on the tail end of a nasty head cold, I took to removing the motor and transmission from the Solstice today. I started by putting the car up on the lift and removing the drive shaft. This … Continue reading

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