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Started to rain. Typical. Shoved the car into the garage. Boot was up went to lower the electric door. I hadn't pushed car in enough door clipped the edge of the boot lid. So mad at myself. Gotta get the boot painted now.

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1 hour ago, KiNK43 said:

Started to rain. Typical. Shoved the car into the garage. Boot was up went to lower the electric door. I hadn't pushed car in enough door clipped the edge of the boot lid. So mad at myself. Gotta get the boot painted now.

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Not good mate, sorry to see that. Car looking epic btw, nice work applause.gif1

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That sucks, but that paint.... :x

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Found myself pottering in garage sorting my kit out. As always phone ends up coming out lol

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That's an engine bay to be proud of Jake. 

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Better than factory fresh that Jake! Absolutey stunning!

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Think my camera is just very flattering. Haha.

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Small steps but done my first task for suspension overhaul.

Rear ARB cleaned up painted new droplinks and bushes.

 

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Oil cooler is now plumbed in ready for the summer. I do have a thermostatic filter block aswell. But need to have think about how to mount it. So this will do for now.

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God I love this car!!!!! Another superb (and still subtle) mod. Nice mate! 8-)

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Taking advantage of not having much work on so started the suspension refurb.

New track rod end super pro droplink and hardrace upper arm. 

Polybushed the lower arm and ARB.

Need to get the coilovers picked up asap and unfortunately my spare knuckles with new bearings and ball joints are in the garage over the road who is shut

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Wow!! That looks bloody amazing mate! That's giving me the incentive to get stuck into DD and get hers all removed/new bushes/painted. The difference that's made is immense bud, really does look superb. Only problem I have is garage doesnt have room to work in just now, tools are all packed away in boxes, nowhere to get new bushes or paint cos it's all shut! Damn it!! lol  :Facepalm1:

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Good progress bud 8-)

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Yes tbf @Dave can soon blast it out. I've hit a rut now tho aswell. Other side cannot get the nut off the inner rack end totally seized. So need to get new inners and boots really

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1 hour ago, KiNK43 said:

Yes tbf @Dave can soon blast it out. I've hit a rut now tho aswell. Other side cannot get the nut off the inner rack end totally seized. So need to get new inners and boots really

It's never ending Jake, and always one bloody bolt to halt proceedings, but supose if all the jobs went smoothly it would soon get boring. The satisfaction you get when you finally get the offending bolt out and everything's back together is amazing.

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So managed to get inner ends off. Random there's no flats to get a spanner on like on me old eg. Had to get a pair of grips on the go. So just waiting on the new bits to turn up to reassemble. Hoping this lot transforms the car. As the handling has been a big bug bear for me. And has developed many clunks since the power has been upped, Obviously stressing the already tired parts.

So will be a complete new front end. 

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Jeese, that's a big empty space with it all removed eh!

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Cars fell foul of Corona virus. Parts not turned up, knuckles still locked in mechanics I've the road. No sign of him for weeks.

So cars stuck on stands filthy. Not good.

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So front ends back together now.  Not finished as still not got my coilovers. And my knuckles are still locked a way but least it's usable again. And should still be a big improvement with all new poly bushes. Inner and outta rack ends. Droplinks and upper arms.

Spent the other day going over the car with meguires ultimate compound aswell. Try and remove all the little swirls etc.  Really nice polish to be honest. Used on DA. Came up great. Nice coat of wax on after.

 

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Look at the purple and reflection! Lush. 

 

Those suspension arms look spot on 

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Yeah been out for a blast. Drives a million times better already. Silent over bumps. No clunking  has new rear ARB bushes and drop links on aswell.

Oil cooler doing its job. 10-15 degrees cooler than before. 

Gonna go back to using 10w40 now I recon.

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Looks totally amazing, that suspension looks top banana mate. I really need to do this to DD, love how it looks all brand new under there and how it drives must feel like a new car!

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13 hours ago, KiNK43 said:

Yeah been out for a blast. Drives a million times better already. Silent over bumps. No clunking  has new rear ARB bushes and drop links on aswell.

Oil cooler doing its job. 10-15 degrees cooler than before. 

Gonna go back to using 10w40 now I recon.

Nice 8-)

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Just knocked this up incase actually get to any shows this year.

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