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///The Euro I4 Project

hakhawk

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yay for less rust to work on. here it is, my $400 special.

theres heaps less rust on this one, most of it is surface rust. rear side windows have some rust, unsure til i take them out. both doors, left one is shocking, so thatll get replaced with a red one which has minor rust, right one has a small bit on the front that can be fixed easily.

im swapping the bonnet for the red one, as its all crazed and theres bog on it in a few spots and is beginning to rust on the underside. the red one just has a ding which ill fix up.

other than that, i need to swap the red brakes onto it, because one of the booster/master thingos is leaking(its got a crazy dual booster setup on the left hand side, as opposed to the remote single booster on RHS on the red one) and i'll swap the stock bilstein struts into it, because the fronts are leaking.

also needs new seats, anyone got some sweet old recaros kicking around?

see HERE for list of mods to be done/already done that will make their way onto this car, since its replacing the red one.

pics time(be patient, as i post this im capped, and any other time, my internet isnt that fast)

gotta love the sportmax wheels, put them on, then gave it a quick bath






bog and peeling paint, dont think they primed it or anything before painting



rust in the door, all along the bottom edge



slight ding on back wheel arch, will clean up and bog this, cbf making it pretty(might not even bog yet)



can see bubbles of rust, itll be worse under the trim



speakers in doors, that big blue strip at the bottom is mdf, thats gotta go, might paint the trims from red one and put on. has speakers and i think a mdf sheet on parcel shelf too



dash is clean, different to red one. i like this one better. stereo will go



holes been cut in seat back, unsure why, predone weight reduction :p



hole from antenna, gotta weld this sucker up



original plates he had in the shed for it, couldnt say no!!



bbs wheels that it came with, 14" or ida kept them, on ebay they go :p

 

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will get some shots of the engine bay tomorrow if i remember
 

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Trust you to name the car after a little boy :whistling
 

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Good luck with 'him'. Apart from a few small things looks good :thumbsup:
 

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i actually like the colour it is, and i sooooo cbf changing colours again.

try refreshing now, i stuffed up the links before
 

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go look at the window in the old thread, thats 10x worse!!
 

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colour is quite soothing, hope this 1 doesnt come with any surprises.... eg non-existant floor pan due to rust....

Good luck!!

PS: Those wheels are quite sexual!
the wheels are very sexual!!

looking from underneath, the floor pans look good. i ripped the carpet up on passenger side and there was some water, but its only recent and is sitting on the sound deadener. car has been garaged since he stopped driving it.

the brakes are probably the most annoying thing, since i'll have to change them twice, once to drop in the working red ones setup and second when i get the boosterless setup completed
 
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