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Old 15-01-2020, 08:18 PM   #11
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So got her washed and cleaned and notice the front plastic wheel arch was sitting out a little so decided to have a nosey wish I hadn't of now turns out car had been in a bit of a bump and owner literally bodged it back together with filler and cable ties this is what I found

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Old 16-01-2020, 10:50 AM   #12
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Old 16-01-2020, 11:07 AM   #13
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So of came the bonnet, bumper, front panels, crash bar, radiator, , air con radiator all of these parts where damaged and held up by cable ties at this point I felt like cutting my losses and the v5 finally came through the post and thoughts are confirmed cat c which I wasn't told so sat down and had a think and decided that's its to good of a car to break/scrap so was on the look out for new parts tried to get it contact with the person that sold me the car but funnily enough never got a reply

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So time for the rebuild got a new front radiator panel which was near impossible to find a good one new front crash bar and new bonnet and bumper in the same color but rubbing them down and painting them as few marks I'm not happy with whilst I am going to all this work car is also getting full service with genuine parts new timing chain tensioner new drive belt new waterpump and also needed a new airbox and battery tray have all the parts either here or on the way also had new thermostat and housing full coolant flush/change change all the bulbs to led and also plans in motion for full miltek exhaust system and drilled and grooved discs all the way round also gave the calipers a clean up and spray with Cadbury purple heat resistant paint found out there was 2 new calipers on the rear which is a bonus

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