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Old 02-08-2018, 10:24 AM   #271
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Small update: So the car is going in on the 11th August to have the wheels refurbed. They'll be getting done NH-O Championship White as per OEM spec. that was the perfect excuse to jettison the frankly woeful T1-R tyres the car came fitted with in favour of something much more proper.

As most of you will know, the original RE010 tyres are no longer available and the general consensus seems to be that something with a stiff sidewall like the Ad08R's is the best replacement. Four of them waiting to go on following refurb.

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Old 05-08-2018, 10:57 PM   #272
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Little bit more today. Had the exhaust off as I was redoing a bit of the undersealing so figured I'd give the backbox another going over. Repaint in high temp silver and the rear face in high temp black. Nice and OEM now. Just as it should be.


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Old 06-09-2018, 11:37 AM   #273
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A few little bits of progress, so the car went in a few weeks ago to have the wheels sorted and the roof resprayed. The roof was the only panel that wasn't done last year so I wanted to get it all to the same standard.

All done and looking spot on.

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The wheels have been all the way back to bare metal and completely re-done. Super happy with them. Pics are from my bodyshop, MSM Vehicle Refinishers. Hopefully collect it at the weekend.

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Old 12-09-2018, 08:49 PM   #274
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A couple of pics with the new wheels, tyres and roof job. Next up some interior fettling I think


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Old 15-09-2018, 02:57 PM   #275
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nice job ,neova are great tyres.
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Old 17-09-2018, 10:02 PM   #276
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Just read this from start to finish over a couple of days.

Fantastic attention to detail right the way down to screws.

Having owned a couple of UK DC2’s and a DC5 I know that the effort is well worth it.

Championship White DC2 for the win.


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