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jaffa
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Registered: 27th Mar 00
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29th Dec 03 at 13:00   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

how much do you reckon you have spent modding your car since you have owned it?
how much extra do you reckon you will spend?
Daimo B
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29th Dec 03 at 13:04   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Bout £11k so far But thats buying bits, then selling them, so i've made some of that back. (Wheels, ICE, engine etc).

How much more? Hmmmmmmm

Twin Carbs - £1k
300mm brakes - £700
Grooved rear discs - £100
Roll cage - £280
new wheels (future?) - £pfffff??
Coilovers - £500+

plus lots of other small bits and bobs i want, in fact, thats just the first few things on teh top of my list (over the next 3 years). Damn car Worth every penny
corsa_godfather
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Registered: 6th May 03
Location: Greenock,Scotland
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29th Dec 03 at 13:07   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

old corsa-£1600



new corsa £1060



will spend another 2-3k on this
Marc
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Registered: 11th Aug 02
Location: York
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29th Dec 03 at 13:07   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

You getting twin carbs Damsel?
lee mitchell
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Registered: 26th Jan 01
Location: kent...drive's: eveyones conversion cars hard lol
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29th Dec 03 at 13:08   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

dont count to frightening
jaffa
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Registered: 27th Mar 00
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29th Dec 03 at 13:13   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i had stopped counting

was just wondering really as i had beeing pricing up a project car and was wondering if it was worth it as alot of the cost i had was chaninging bits and pieces and losing money that way.
Andy Stocker
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Registered: 31st Aug 00
Location: Herts Drives: Porsche 911
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29th Dec 03 at 13:14   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Spent £1.99 on an air freshner the other day
Icy
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Registered: 31st Jan 01
Location: Edinburgh Drives: Mk3 Golf Gti
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29th Dec 03 at 13:15   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

prob around 3-4k
NovaGTE
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Registered: 16th Dec 02
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29th Dec 03 at 13:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Spent around £10K on the Nova;
And £115 on the mods for the beemer;
Dunno what i'll spend on my new one; depends what i get, but it won't be to extreme!
stubbsy05
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Registered: 23rd Oct 02
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29th Dec 03 at 13:23   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Wheels £550 (new)
Irmscher Smoked clusters £50 (second hand)
Sport badge for boot £17
Sub and amp £100 (second hand)
Bee sting £15 (new)
Smoked headlights ( xmas pressie!!)

Just got some second hand speedlines so thats £220.
Need some tyres for them £130
Want em refurbished £120-£150?

need to lower car -40mm, needs tints, 2.0 16V, road angel. The list goes on but I have a habit of making my money disapear quickly!
Paul H
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Registered: 11th Aug 03
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29th Dec 03 at 13:24   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

spent a grand on mine wil spend about another £1800 and that's it
Marc
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Registered: 11th Aug 02
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29th Dec 03 at 13:27   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Corsa: £1180 car £3200
Impreza: £555 car £12250

[Edited on 29-12-2003 by 16vmarc]
dan.payne
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Registered: 19th Dec 03
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Marc
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cant link from your hd
Daimo B
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29th Dec 03 at 13:42   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by 16vmarc
You getting twin carbs Damsel?


Not yet, still researching. Seems a much cheaper alternative to forking out £2k on throttle bodies. I would get it sorted then attempt to maintain the carbs myself.

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groom
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29th Dec 03 at 13:42   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by dan.payne




upload it somewhere
stuyw
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Registered: 15th May 02
Location: North West Drives: Rev3 MR2 Turbo
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29th Dec 03 at 13:42   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

daimo - u dont to spend 280 notes on a rollcage. am getting one for mine for 160 quid. its the same as dimma's one
stubbsy
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Registered: 5th Jun 01
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29th Dec 03 at 13:47   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i dread to think how much, at the moment dont plan to spend anymore on it as im a very very poor student. if i was still working though it would of had a 2ltr in there by now
CORSA NUT
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Registered: 3rd Aug 01
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29th Dec 03 at 13:50   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Car - 9k 2 years ago
Mods - Bout 2K i think

Not bad really for how it looks i rekon
the_legend_of_yrag
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Registered: 7th Jul 03
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29th Dec 03 at 13:51   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ive spent at least i must of spent near enough 2k on mine and it still looks near enuff standard.
CORSA NUT
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29th Dec 03 at 13:52   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Worth fuk all now though bout 6K
mike_1.2LS96
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Registered: 23rd Oct 03
Location: Darlington | Mazda 323 1.8 Exec
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29th Dec 03 at 13:52   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

About £400 and the best out of that lots is the ICE and colour coding.

I'm saving up now for my next car in august. £700 and rising.
Daimo B
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quote:
Originally posted by stuyw
daimo - u dont to spend 280 notes on a rollcage. am getting one for mine for 160 quid. its the same as dimma's one


Chrome? Dimma one isn't functional either i've heard. No point in having a cage if its not going to do anything.
DAYZEE
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Registered: 13th Nov 00
Location: Stevenage, MR2 Turbo, 328i Coupe, CBR600F
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29th Dec 03 at 14:09   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

errr.....
BMW - £50 on clear indicators
MR2 - £500 on stereo.
Hey big spender....!
danny boyo
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29th Dec 03 at 14:25   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

too much lol

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