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gidged500
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   8th Jan 12 at 14:16   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Saw this at my local garage the other day found out it needed some welding for the mot had a look underneath and wasn't majorly bad (weekend job ) runs perfectly was owned by an old man. It's a 1.5 n/a diesel with 104k on the clock.
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Standard bar one little suprise
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Tigra coin tray :O







This needs fixing :/



Bits I've already bought ...





So plans are
Clean it
Lower it
Maybe fit my sport interior
Fit some alloys
Service it
Weld it
Mot it
Use it

Thanks for looking comments welcome !
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8th Jan 12 at 15:26   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Nice one
mattant
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I don't think that's a coin tray, it looks like a rear ash tray
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8th Jan 12 at 15:35   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

That's not a tigra coin tray this is...



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Alex_Rally
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8th Jan 12 at 16:50   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

hope u got it very cheap if it needed loads of welding
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cool you must have too much time on your hands
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Good point it is an ash tray lol , I suppose I could put coins in it
Yeah did get it cheap similar price to a full tank of fuel in my Corsa
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12th Jan 12 at 13:32   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Little update few changes nothing major yet so ....
Before


After , Astra indicators fitted


And had no music before so got an eBay bargain !



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Little update fitted my Gsi steering wheel today
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And after


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have you got three corsas now
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quote:
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have you got three corsas now


Yeah and a cavalier
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Thenobleone will buy those seat covers I bet
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quote:
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Originally posted by D0NN3R
have you got three corsas now


Yeah and a cavalier


good lad
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I think you need to go to rehab lad. ur addicted to them
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Can't believe you didn't clean under the current side repeaters before fitting new ones.

Though about heatgunning arches? ( i realise this is just your runabout)
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16th Jan 12 at 08:58   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Thanks donn3r and I suppose gav
Generation - I just popped them on quick I've cleaned behind them now looked a mess I agree , how do you mean heat gunning the arches ?
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Use a heat gun quickly over the plastic and they go black
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Ah now I get you i might give that a whirl !
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16th Jan 12 at 22:11   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

So started welding for the mot today anyway shots will do the talking











Did this for a laugh
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Any way more shots tomorrow when it continues
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hope your not a welder by trade lol
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Ha ha nope just did spot welds to hold the plates in place
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tacks...
Sean
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Fair play for giving it a go mate, welding quality doesn't have to be great to get it through the mot lol. Do odd bits at work to get through mots seam sealer and underseal jobs a gooden.
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Thanks Sean havnt welded in about 2 years so was mainly practice
Anyway finished the welding off today

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very much doubt that'l pass an mot tbh :S

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