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Old 09-10-2018, 05:37 PM   #1
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Mk1 saxo saved from scrapyard long term project

Have been looking for a saxo for a while as abit of a project the. This popped up for scrap Mk1 saxo wired for vtr engine has wrecked axle no engine and box and lots of rust so thought why not let's save it for the sake of £80 so I have bought it just stripping it down so far so I can get all the rust dealt with no rush as banned for 2 years so will hopefully be fixed and sitting the way I want it by then
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So whilst cleaning of all the underseal a bargain came up so had to have it for parts for my saxo 106 with strut brace bucket seats brand new lowered rear axle with uprated shocks 60mm lowering springs spoiler and full stainless steel exhaust system all for £200 well happy will strip parts of and scrap the rest
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Old 09-10-2018, 07:35 PM   #3
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Thought I would show everyone some of the rust lol




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Very similar to a 90's Citroen AX and the rust, good luck.
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Would you not be better off saving the 106? plus it’s a much nicer colour!
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Kinda always liked the saxos more than the 106s the 106 was worse than this believe it or not I built my old saxo like this until I sold it worse mistake of my life here's a few of my old saxo


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Old 09-10-2018, 08:49 PM   #7
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Quite a theme these little french hatches!

Feel i'll have to get one soon, just to fit in!


looks like it has quite a bit of crustyness in it
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They all do worth it when finished fun little car
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