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SpaceCowboys83 last won the day on December 29 2019

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    Gen 7 140 VVTI

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  1. Cavity Wax is popular, Im going with Dinitrol Rustproofing and underseal. My mechanic is doing it, so far he has cleaned all underneath including cavities and rails and all areas inc wheel arches, he is going to rust treat any rusty areas first, then he will go through all the stages of application, basically he said every inch of her including filling the sills up with it as well. Then clear Cavity wax inside the spare wheel well and protect up in behind the quarter panels and lift the carpet and protect the inside floor sections too. Will take a while but thats on the schedule to be done. Wont be cheap but I know he will do a flawless job with it.
  2. The car way in front is always a Toyota, even Perry Mason will concur!. Lovely example mate. Lovely.
  3. Thought Id put up a nice black and white photo of the car before the restoration began.
  4. Went down Monday to visit the car so far the following: New shocks and springs New brakelines Discs cleaned Hubs restored New Rear Subframe rust treated and painted Gloss back and fitted Calibers cleaned, checked and painted red New exhaust to go on Lower front arms cleaned, checked, rust treated and painted black Front Subframe checked, it's still solid, will be cleaned and all surface rust removed and rust treated and painted a nice gloss black.
  5. New parts ordered for the Gen 7. New rear subframe with mounting bolts, new arms, new struts, new dust break shields and full service kit, all genuine parts too for the car. Arrive during the week mt mechanic tells me.
  6. Got a quote from a place near me, comes highly recommended by people in the industry, 2.2k all in. Im happy with that, Ive seen their work. Freaking spectacular!.
  7. I havent really had a proper look yet at whats out there, Im pretty lucky this year as the Celica wont be ready so I wont have to use it over winter, Ive still got the Fabia to keep me ticking over, Celica going in for a full respray sometime after Christmas. Still at the mechanics at the moment, not much movement on it at the moment, other cars booked in before hand getting sorted. Did get the sills done etc, few minor things looked at. Underneath is getting fully cleaned and rust treated and then coated in Dinitrol. Ive some time off in December so will have a peek at tyres more in-depth. I hate driving in the snow, scares the life out of me. The Fabia isn't bad in the snow, so whats the Celica's like in the snow?.
  8. Thats a weapon right there, blimey thats deadly looking!. Nice motor mate!.
  9. Had my Gen 7 checked out for paint/body, needs a full respray bar the roof, first quote 4-6k pending no hidden gremlins to add to the cost, got another quote of 2k plus pending no problems that its a straight forward job. Looking at others to see what they price at the moment. So doing the rounds today.
  10. Dam well over a weeks wage for one part, I think I will let that one pass for now lol.
  11. Holy crap that's nice, would love once like that for my Gen 7 140. This a good item to have on for the car?. Where can I get one of these bad boys?.
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