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Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-10-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
That sounds like an ideal age, model and...

That sounds like an ideal age, model and engine/spec for the car.

Would have everything you need [emoji106]

Will also be bombproof reliable and no timing belt either as will be the 1.8 VVTi...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-10-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,610
Posted By wrxmania
Looks good - at least you know them as they can...

Looks good - at least you know them as they can be an absolute disaster of a car electrically and mechanically - from close experience of a friend who had two [emoji26]


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-10-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,308
Posted By wrxmania
Absolutely brilliant looking van. I need...

Absolutely brilliant looking van.

I need some inheritance!


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-10-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,817
Posted By wrxmania
2005 Subaru WRX Wagon

Looks great. My first “proper” Subaru of several to come was a 2003 WRX. Loved the car and with some careful upgrades, is a superb car.

Very reliable too. Gearbox synchro is one of the few issues...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-10-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 120,152
Posted By wrxmania
Excellent results - and well done PlatiKote! ...

Excellent results - and well done PlatiKote!


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-10-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,816
Posted By wrxmania
I miss my Impreza’s - cars (and owners clubs) I...

I miss my Impreza’s - cars (and owners clubs) I had a real spiritual attachment to


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-10-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,670
Posted By wrxmania
Great work [emoji106] Sent from my iPhone...

Great work [emoji106]


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-10-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,709
Posted By wrxmania
Super update. After so much time and effort I’d...

Super update. After so much time and effort I’d be tempted to put cash into the welding, which may only be £500 at a guess, depending on how much fabricating is needed.


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-10-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,381
Posted By wrxmania
Fabulous car. Keep us all updated. ...

Fabulous car.

Keep us all updated.


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-10-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Toyota Avensis T27 Tourer Project

Topped 3000 completely reliable miles tonight since I bought the car at auction [emoji106]. MPG shown is over the 650 miles of this holiday over the last 3 1/2 days.
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-10-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Lovely sunset shots tonight in York ...

Lovely sunset shots tonight in York

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Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-10-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Will all be good. Some of the diesels have head...

Will all be good. Some of the diesels have head gasket issues so worth checking out although many were caught by Toyota under warranty.

It will be a T25 model if 2008.


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-10-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Oh dear - 6 year old, sponge and water bottle!! ...

Oh dear - 6 year old, sponge and water bottle!!
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-10-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Away camping. Car done nearly 3000 miles since...

Away camping. Car done nearly 3000 miles since purchase.

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Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-10-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Topped 2000+ miles today since I bought the car 7...

Topped 2000+ miles today since I bought the car 7 or so weeks ago [emoji106]


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-10-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Toyota Avensis T27 Tourer Project

Only update this weekend was getting this to protect all of the back seats.

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Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-09-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Ha - needs must. But does he have the same bling...

Ha - needs must. But does he have the same bling wheel trims as me [emoji23]


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-09-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Yeah, my Lexus dealer does that (there is one...

Yeah, my Lexus dealer does that (there is one testing station serving Lexus, Toyota, BMW, Mercedes etc).

I was surprised a small local garage does that though, and especially as there are at...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-09-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Toyota Avensis T27 Tourer Project

Yeah - had a detailed read of them when they came out and again last night, but there is virtually no mention of what they have flagged up and I think a different tester would probably laugh at both...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-09-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
I am heading to Troon for work in an hour or so...

I am heading to Troon for work in an hour or so but the car was at home last night so was not me :)


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-09-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Toyota Avensis T27 Tourer Project

I can understand that - if I had spotted it when there, and had looked at the tyres I’d have questioned which tyre they were apparently referring to - and would ask for that advisory to be removed. ...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-09-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Toyota Avensis T27 Tourer Project

Yeah - I’ll get the pressures checked when I clean them up. If it had failed on the tyre, I would have got in touch with the DVLA email address on the certificate.

It’s an advisory that does not...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-09-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Boot trim tidied up and just needs to dry now ...

Boot trim tidied up and just needs to dry now

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Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-09-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Toyota Avensis T27 Tourer Project

Picked up the car from the garage.

£240 [emoji26]

Surprised to see the MOT certificate is not from that garage but from one 10 miles away - is it possible that centres can share the same...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-09-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 52,879
Posted By wrxmania
Toyota Avensis T27 Tourer Project

The proper stuff, not cheap, arrived from Latvia which I will use to seal up around the boot hinges and near the gutters to flow into any hairline cracks in the paint allowing water penetration. I’ll...
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