Monthly Archives: June 2016

How to adjust a W201, W124 and W126 parking brake.

Parking brake inefficiency was one of the things my W124 got an advisory on it’s last MOT last August and I’ve only just got around to adjusting it! The parking brakes on a W124, W201 and W126 are apparently all … Continue reading

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Making a Hotwheels Replica of my car

Whilst perusing a Facebook selling group I found a Hotwheels W124 Estate, similiar to my real road car and I simply had to have it! It was a nice little model in green with a grey leather interior. A fairly … Continue reading

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Britain can make cool stuff!

All this talk of Britain being doomed with out the European Union is really starting to get me down. So I thought I would have a look at some of the cool and significant cars Britain had made between the … Continue reading

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Mercedes W124 wing replacement

One of the rotten wings on my W124 finally gave way leaving me with a big hole which was just unacceptable. So I brought myself a wing and some paint and though I would have a go at replacing it … Continue reading

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The 7 Deadly Sins, the 7 Heavenly Virtues and thier relevance to Mental Health

During one of my run away trains of thoughts I was thinking about the seven deadly sins and I had to look them up on a popular online encyclopedia as I couldn’t remember all of them. The article within said … Continue reading

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Thoughts about gun violence and mental illness.

YouTuber and blogger RawSammi recently posted a blog post and YouTube video discussing the negative effects attributing gun violence and mental illness has on the stigma of mental illness. Her blog post can be found here: ¬†https://rawsammi.com/2016/06/14/on-gun-control-mental-illness/ In her blog … Continue reading

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Mazda RX7 slot car drift car build.

Have you ever been bored, looked at two things and wondered if you could put the two together? Well this is how this Mazda came to be. I had in my possession an Arii 1/32 Mazda RX7 kit and a … Continue reading

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Having a support net in ‘recovery’

In my opinion, the most valuable thing one can have around when recovering from a mental illness, regardless of the severity, is a group of positive people around you who want to succeed. For as long as the internet has … Continue reading

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King of the Ring Round 4: Big changes!

I sadly hadn’t made it out to a King of the Ring event since Round 1 on the 5th of March which you can read about here: https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/03/06/keep-drifting-fun-kotr-round-1/ . I knew I was missing out though as I have been … Continue reading

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