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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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does it ever stop raining up there lol. looking forward to your pics. wilbe handy if you copy n paste the img code of the pic when u upload it to photobucket


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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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haha i did wonder what i was doing wrong, and no not often lol.
Nip out quickly while the rain was off and took a couple, i'll get some more when its sunny.
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the paint came up quite well after the t-cut

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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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What front spoiler is that you've got there then?

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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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am i right in thinking its a kamei spoiler, i'm not too sure. what i do know is that it has two bloody great cracks in it :/

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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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Got some pictures of the repaired rear bumper today
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Bearing in mind it had two dirty great rusty holes in each corner, i think it came out nicely :)

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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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Looks so much better now. I like the tailpipes too. 8)

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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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looking good
i like the exhaust :D
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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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it does have the added extra of sounding amazing as well as looking good, though does need welding up as its only held with u-bolt clamps atm. time to focus on the oily bits now though me thinks.

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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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Well the car gets moved to its long term home in the back of a shed tomorrow (high tech, i know), and will be sorned while i do the engine swap and other mods. So no more waking up half the countryside with that exhaust :( but on the plus side i do get to drive between to very close and high walls with the windows down

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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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I'd like to be a fly on the dash the first time you take it for a blast after the conversion. Anyone who's done it will confirm what a transformation it makes! The first thing you'll say with be F*$@!!!!!!!! :lol:

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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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haha i hope so, i may even make a video of the first drive, so you can all see me laugh like a madman! Has the engine been posted yet?

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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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I don't think it will have gone anywhere today as it's a bank holiday. I'll call tomorrow and check for you.

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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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oh forgot you lucky buggers had a bank holiday, no such luck up here, not that famers ever get to take them off anyway...

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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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Car is now SORN'd, and in the back of a shed :(
Plus i found this:
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Which was supposed to have been welded up at the garage, I won't be going back there again, thats for sure.

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Re: Spartan, 2.5i convertion

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is that grass growing in your car?!
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