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J4M13
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   23rd Apr 08 at 16:22   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

R.I.P



[Edited on 26-04-2008 by J4M13]
John G
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23rd Apr 08 at 16:24   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i know the bonnet went to mark, but why rip! wheres the rest of it gone
J4M13
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23rd Apr 08 at 16:26   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

dead as of this morning
J4M13
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In short, Ball joint broke free, snapped brake line, shaft pulled out of box, couldnt turn and stopped after hitting tree's.

Laurence is ok though other than a few cuts/bruises and marks.

[Edited on 23-04-2008 by J4M13]
marklawton
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23rd Apr 08 at 17:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

so gutted, looked so good the other week aswell. atleast the bonnet lives on, looks like a write of from the pics
p16vlv
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23rd Apr 08 at 17:46   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

it still drives . but no brakes and i think the tracking is out a little bit lol. suppose i have to get my cavalier done now.
J4M13
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want me to put the pics up or not laurence?

He's giving me his engine for free


[Edited on 23-04-2008 by J4M13]
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23rd Apr 08 at 17:52   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

yea you can put pics up. yea the engine out of the cavalier lol.
J4M13
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heres the pics








p16vlv
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with my boss being into 4x4s i thought id see what the fuss is all about , just forgot i wasnt in a lanny lol.
J4M13
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23rd Apr 08 at 18:04   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

haha
well it looks the part now.
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its been off road more than petes range rover lol
J4M13
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i know where you went wrong, you wernt focussed enough as you didnt have your farming gear on!
kin9y
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bad luck mate looked like a wicked car
Kathryn W
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Oh dear, looks nasty

Least your ok though!

Such a nice car to
John G
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looks like alot of salvage able parts, splitting? reshelling?
J4M13
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engine is going in his cavalier and the rest which is ok is being sold.
marklawton
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quote:
Originally posted by J4M13
engine is going in his cavalier and the rest which is ok is being sold.



dont forget to let me no on parts when he starts to split.
such a shame, just lucky that he was planing on splittng it anyway
Andrew
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RIP Glad you're ok Laurance!

Any pics of the cav?
J4M13
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no pics of the cav but picture a completely stadard maroon cav, thats what its like at the moment.
Mo
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:sad: remember seeing that in blackpool for the first time about 4 years ago
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bit sore today. i got a worse injury yesterday changing some rear brakes on a van, nearly broke my nose lol.il put a list of what im getting rid of as soon as i decide what i can use on cav. cheers everybody.
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Unlucky, at least your oreet laurance


WRLFC !

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J4M13
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quote:
Originally posted by p16vlv
bit sore today. i got a worse injury yesterday changing some rear brakes on a van, nearly broke my nose lol.il put a list of what im getting rid of as soon as i decide what i can use on cav. cheers everybody.


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jamie ive got a new taxi to use for a bit, daves lent me his combo . he said just be carefull with all that power. going from 230 horse to 400 is going to be a handfull.

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