So it’s been a crazy long time since I bought the EVOcoupe from Jonny, but it’s almost done. I’ve had the guys at STM finish up loads of little things that needed to be sorted. When I was down in Wellington for the NZPC Summer Tour I took it for it’s very first drive. I’m […]Read More Nugget in for certification
Big things have happened in my life recently. For those of you who are out of the loop here is the quick catch up. I’ve moved to Auckland I’ve left STM I’ve resurrected my own business I’ve partnered with Andre (STM) and embarked on a new project. For those of you who would like a […]Read More Big Changes
It’s been years since starting this project and now it’s time for the moment of truth; The dyno tune. Working at STM (Speedtech Motorsport Ltd) really does have it’s perks, I managed to twist Chris Wall’s arm into tuning my car after hours. Once on the dyno it quickly became apparent that I had a […]Read More Dyno Tuning Wellington: The Nugget
Well I never thought I would see the day. My custom BMX project is complete and I’m not talking “I’ve still got a couple of finishing touches to make” I mean it’s finished finished. I know your shocked. I’m shocked. I’m also really proud of myself and proud of how it turned out. Saying that […]Read More Project Destined to Fail: Completed
My BMX parts arrived from Dan’s Comp today. I’m pretty excited about putting this bike put together. In saying that I obviously mean “I’m pretty excited about getting Cam at Cycle Science to put this bike together”. Spanners and I don’t play well together. I’m missing a couple of key elements including; a seat post, […]Read More Lift Off – Custom BMX Parts Arrive
So progress has slowed on the nugget a bit. I refuse to let it beat me though. I need to have it sorted and sold by November. With the help of Bam, I’ve installed the rear bumper. It was heaps harder than I thought, nothing is ever easy. It’s starting to look like a complete […]Read More The Nugget: Bumper is on!
I took a couple of days off work and hung out with G to celebrate her birthday. For the 4th time. If you look back through my posts you will see we have both been working on custom BMXs. G’s is nearly done, she can’t afford the wheels she really wants so got a temporary […]Read More 1 Custom BMX Down 1 To Go.
An exhausts, all cars need them. This is the super short version cos I’m really tired. My good friend Ron from Total Performance has owed me an exhaust for some website design work I did way back when. Anyways I never had anything to put it on till now. Seeing as the Nugget is really […]Read More Totally Exhausted – Rage Exhaust Installation
G and I dropped round to Bruce’s place the other day to pick up the BMX frames, they look so awesome all painted up. I’m really glad I went with a deep colour rather than flat black/gray. After a pretty intensive search of the interwebs, I found a bunch of BMX parts that I wanted […]Read More Ordering BMX parts online – Dan’s Comp
On Wednesday night Bam and Chris stayed late at the workshop to give me a hand with the Nugget. The aim of the evening was to get the car running, it’s been started before, about 12months ago. **Turn the key** the starter tried to start the engine with no luck. Let the problem solving being. […]Read More Starting the Nugget & subsequent fuel pump replacement