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Forum: The Showroom 29-06-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,980
Posted By Streeto
Have to agree with this usually but wow those...

Have to agree with this usually but wow those wheels really suit the car and don’t detract from the ‘factory’ look.

The detail has really transformed the car too
Forum: The Studio 23-06-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,687
Posted By Streeto
A friends grandma had one of these in that same...

A friends grandma had one of these in that same colour when I was in junior school. I always have thought it had been resprayed, clearly not. That is one true original and mint example
Forum: Projects and Restorations 22-06-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,895
Posted By Streeto
Scrap it...

Scrap it...
Forum: The Studio 03-06-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,060
Posted By Streeto
Not many around in that condition. Great work as...

Not many around in that condition. Great work as always. Red colour adds to its retro square Japanese lines.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 31-05-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,254
Posted By Streeto
That is odd - naturally I’d of imagined it was...

That is odd - naturally I’d of imagined it was quiet to loud...rather than loud to quiet.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-05-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,509
Posted By Streeto
I wish I had a £1 for how many times I’ve...

I wish I had a £1 for how many times I’ve intended to do one relatively simple thing properly which has then meant then doing something else (properly) whilst I’m there to complement what I initially...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-05-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 31,890
Posted By Streeto
http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k99/chino_uk/Sea...

http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k99/chino_uk/Seat%20Parts/300F6559-B14D-49BA-B90A-6F1CF7ACD608_zpsvhfyintp.jpg...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-05-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,254
Posted By Streeto
Wow that exhaust is really nice. Practical too as...

Wow that exhaust is really nice. Practical too as your not put off doing long journeys due to it being ‘too loud’ and offensive all the time.
Forum: The Showroom 21-05-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By Streeto
It was very worth it. Did similar to my Golf last...

It was very worth it. Did similar to my Golf last November, I find it’s these little things that really make a car ‘mint’ rather than just good condition. Nice colour on the calipers too. Was praying...
Forum: The Showroom 19-05-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,642
Posted By Streeto
I’m not going to lie when I first read the thread...

I’m not going to lie when I first read the thread title I though ‘this sounds like an unmodest post if I’ve ever seen one’ but obviously reading through I can see your clearly an enthusiast and...
Forum: The Showroom 14-05-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,766
Posted By Streeto
Very nice, at a glance I thought the Mk7 GTD was...

Very nice, at a glance I thought the Mk7 GTD was your new Mk7.5 GTI it was that nice a condition. Really is great you can have a sporty yet economical if needed models available these days as opposed...
Forum: The Showroom 29-04-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,135
Posted By Streeto
Different and beautiful...very unique like a lot!

Different and beautiful...very unique like a lot!
Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-04-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,583
Posted By Streeto
I’m a little surprised running a set of diamond...

I’m a little surprised running a set of diamond cut alloysas winter wheels and a painted set through summer.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-04-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 73,828
Posted By Streeto
I don’t know what it is but certain trades are...

I don’t know what it is but certain trades are just renowned for being lazy/messy and lack of general finesse. Body shops are one of them.

What you’ve done at home on those arches has made them...
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-04-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By Streeto
Keep it off the roads in winter, if you have to...

Keep it off the roads in winter, if you have to use it though look into some sort of anti corrosion coating from bilt hamber after a very good clean of underneath. Any little bits of rust attend to...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-04-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 146,099
Posted By Streeto
This just keeps getting better, but without going...

This just keeps getting better, but without going too loud or loosing it’s OEM plus look (if you listed every mod you had done looking at the car you would never imagine it)

“I wanted to do it...
Forum: The Studio 01-04-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,246
Posted By Streeto
For a moment there I thought the first set of...

For a moment there I thought the first set of wheels were what it was going to the show with. Very nice turnaround, interesting conversion too.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-03-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,293
Posted By Streeto
Just to note also i didn't look at the date of...

Just to note also i didn't look at the date of the original post 2008!! Nor did I see the makeover pictures. Wow...10 years on it's still in your ownership. I've got to say the new look is much much...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-03-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,540
Posted By Streeto
That's good then...agreed if you had a headgasket...

That's good then...agreed if you had a headgasket failure it would have required topping up. As people have mentioned the M50 is a strong engine. Needs the cooling system upgrading a little but seems...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-03-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,293
Posted By Streeto
Splendid. My dad had a Z32 fairlady years ago. A...

Splendid. My dad had a Z32 fairlady years ago. A twin turbo version but unfortunately auto. I just remember how tightly packed the engine was in the bay. Other than that a true japanese classic.
Forum: The Showroom 29-03-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By Streeto
Well that’s...subtle... Rear wing kills it...

Well that’s...subtle...

Rear wing kills it for me. Rest of car is a bit loud but likeable.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 29-03-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,293
Posted By Streeto
Please tell me this is manual...

Please tell me this is manual...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-03-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,888
Posted By Streeto
Agree on the wheels MV2’s need changing for...

Agree on the wheels MV2’s need changing for something E36 era.

The 2.0 6 cylinder M50B20 has never really appealed much as its big heavy and underpowered but it does sound nice.

Car looks very...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-03-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,540
Posted By Streeto
But blue smoke is oil, white smoke is coolant...

But blue smoke is oil, white smoke is coolant (usually smells sweet due to antifreeze in the coolant mixture) & black smoke is fuel, I’d do a compression test to rule out any head gasket problems.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 22-03-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,540
Posted By Streeto
I’m willing to bet if the car is blue smoking...

I’m willing to bet if the car is blue smoking it’s the CCV valve, rough idle is also an indication.
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