The Part Time Mechanic

All things vehicle related (with a little DIY)

Nissan Figaro – Passenger Side Rear Quarter Repair

It’s been a while since my last post on project Figaro. Therefore I’ve consciously committed to sharing more regular updates. This is a short post on the rear quarter repair, but don’t fear, there’s more to come! Oh and FYI,… Continue Reading →

Nissan Figaro – Passenger Side Sill Fitting

Part 2 At this time I can happily tell you that Doug the Nissan Figaro is back on the road! He initially failed an MOT due to a split steering rack gaiter but a week later got the green light…. Continue Reading →

Nissan Figaro – Passenger Side Preparation

Part 1 of many The few posts I’ve shared have helped me to understand that blogging is a lot more difficult than it looks. Never before have I spent so much time thinking about passive VS active voice and transition… Continue Reading →

My sister’s rusty Nissan Figaro – Background

The birth of this blog My sister’s Nissan Figaro is the car that got me thinking about blogging and, as you may have noticed, started! Kelli has a real love for Nissan Figaro’s, the retro early 90’s car with a… Continue Reading →

Front Door Restoration

Introduction I moved into my 1870 built house in South Croydon almost four years ago. The previous owners renovated it half a year prior and in my opinion it lost some of it’s period feel. I carried out a front door… Continue Reading →

Vinyl Wrap applied to a Motorcycle Tank

Background My brother recently picked up a Kawasaki ER-6F (kudos to him – he’s just started riding after a serious accident over three years ago) and decided to apply vinyl wrap to the middle of the tank. This was for… Continue Reading →

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