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DIY Holden red motor heater tap

A little while ago I decided to install a heater tap onto a Holden 161 red engine that was in a 1950’s Land Rover. After a few ebay searches I discovered that these were a rather expensive item so I decided to make one out of parts that I had access to. Unfortunately there was…

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Carapark vintage caravan restoration

Some years a go I went searching for a small caravan that I could tow behind my Land Rover but also my little Subaru sedan and any other medium sized car that I happened to be driving at the time. I was after something small with plenty of head room which was wide enough to…

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Brass pinhole camera

I saw a cardboard pinhole camera in a shop window on the way home one night, for some reason the thing really appealed to me. After some googling I saw the Dirkon pinhole camera and found the design to be insanely cute, however cardboard seemed insanely flimsy and in no way painful enough to construct….…

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PAL 50hz Sega Nomad modification

After some fiddling around I managed to modify my trusty old nomad to output a true PAL 50hz signal so that I can play my Australian and European games on it. This was done by firstly changing the pins on the CXA1645P/M so that it outputted PAL colour this was done by changing pin 7…