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On 4/20/2019 at 7:59 AM, stevie82 said:

5746A3ED-100A-42CD-A033-3479FE559B8D.thumb.jpeg.43227f56726303840b28c02d24845641.jpeggot the rear decal fitted today and finished fitting the tein springs new dampers and also fitted new kyb front top mounts. Also got some glanza front callipers so they will be going on soon. More to come shortly 

Glanza callipers are the same carriers are different just to allow for the larger disc

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2 hours ago, Ryan.Truesdale said:

Glanza callipers are the same carriers are different just to allow for the larger disc

Yes I know but no one will sell just the pad carriers so had to buy the lot but for £50 it ain’t so bad and the callipers are in better condition than mine so it’s all good

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Still got some cleaning up to do in the engine bay but it’s getting there, waiting for silicone hoses, magnecore leads and new exhaust manifold heat shield to arrive  as well as a new battery and clamp, oh and I’m on the look out for a Corolla inlet and throttle bodyC5E3D952-82D2-48E0-8BD7-6EBE16BED64C.thumb.jpeg.f6cbb8d439a796080c9afb1c21712fca.jpegC0A475EA-A9CD-427B-BDFA-F83409A44A2E.thumb.jpeg.0280cbda0348b475f1ea00b413aa065f.jpeg

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Finally drove the  starlet into work doday to get cracking with it which was eventful as the passenger calliper was ceased on !

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CE8582D7-C4A3-43F4-8002-2C640D7A5628.thumb.jpeg.c013a7a46b09720c167fedf8ae8f5c79.jpegA5FCE5CA-9EAC-4D57-93C3-74A9BB0AA05F.thumb.jpeg.5aef9bfe6e0152376790d743d23f8127.jpeggot the panhard rod fitted and got some tidying up done underneath ready for some paint

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Hopefully get some more done this weekend as it’s been mad busy at work, on a plus note cars booked in at local powerflow dealer to have a new exhaust made, from manifold to backbox with a decat so keeping the original tte Remus. Pics to follow

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Ah that’ll sound good. Mine is so loud despite asking the exhaust guys not to make it stupid 

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Yeah mate don’t want it any more noisy than what it is now really 

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Few more bits from euro car parts and tuning developments today, cheers mike

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Just looked at all your work and your doing an amazing job car looks fantastic!

Really glad you ditched the smooth boot!

Thinking off painting my brake calipers and valve cover next any tips?

Keep up the good work 

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Callipers look brilliant mate, did the rebuild go ok? 

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8 hours ago, Pikey009 said:

Callipers look brilliant mate, did the rebuild go ok? 

Yeah went fine just waiting on pads and disks, I’ve gone for mtec grooved disks and ferodo ds2500 pads

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18 hours ago, Fleminglad said:

Just looked at all your work and your doing an amazing job car looks fantastic!

Really glad you ditched the smooth boot!

Thinking off painting my brake calipers and valve cover next any tips?

Keep up the good work 

I’ve cleaned everything to bare metal in the blast cabinet we have at work but making sure it’s all soaked and cleaned after in a parts washer. Thanks for the compliments 

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1B841DA4-42C3-428E-B035-0DC51C77E1E8.thumb.jpeg.4d45a40aca0e1a4e4fde94d65289e854.jpegfitted a new battery today as the old one was too big for the clamp to fit, also fitted the td socksBCD4D06D-14B7-4FEC-B9C5-3970BF1E7CA5.thumb.jpeg.e9b5fa43ad3f121a72714f0020c54fe0.jpegACE83CC7-5C8D-417A-B62A-BE47D2A6B216.thumb.jpeg.e2c42d5c3e640acb9d6a0b753452e024.jpeg

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Exhaust is done but there’s a lot I’m not happy with so will be taking it back to be rectified next week here’s a sneak peak

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Also got chance to fit the brakes and bled up with castrol srf that was £45 a litre!!!! So it better be good. Also got the front arb and links fitted too, the front wishbones will be coming off to be blasted, painted and polybushed 712B0EEA-63AF-4979-9A55-DCDA99670C3B.thumb.jpeg.f9288a82568f685dc64a72493d6eb4fb.jpeg5689918F-7A59-419B-A970-B21A668B1D2C.thumb.jpeg.80d1ae125be14a024707fa81b5e29cd7.jpeg3B4D01BA-521A-4C2E-9601-DC6B9EF42F8C.thumb.jpeg.a9ac89d977ae146e82d97254ad2be12d.jpeg582B3D0E-5171-4D6F-9738-EC080FB2FCA8.thumb.jpeg.05fad8c18813a7b4b72ce078c78f97d0.jpegCCBB8DE9-D15D-4AA6-9624-87B64EC755A9.thumb.jpeg.ddff74d68f17c4fb6c68c7e580da31ce.jpeg

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Plans are to just clean up and hammerite the steering knuckles and driveshafts and fit rose jointed track rod ends 

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Started and the engine and gearbox mounts today only to find the rear gearbox mount bolts loose and one was half hanging out !!! All the brackets will be blasted and painted with powerflex bushes29F2858A-2C6A-4135-9365-0D478738A0C9.thumb.jpeg.3de39aa44c3ea42532b213eb25d91a2a.jpeg02BAE3D0-CC7F-4A25-ACEA-0321A3F91482.thumb.jpeg.25be6dfdb8c73195b7d22f51ddbcbef9.jpeg

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