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R4223R

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finally out of storage
« on: 23:27, Sun 12 February 2012 »
brought this a long while back
it has mountain of history original sale receipts hand books etc..
been off the road for 12 years..
now its going to see tarmac again this summer if we have one  :wink:  

the labour of love starts again!!...

and just to make it veryyyyy clear its standard and staying that way...










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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #1 on: 23:40, Sun 12 February 2012 »
Looks sweet bet ya can't wait anything ya need to do to get it on the road then ? Got mot?

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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #2 on: 23:47, Sun 12 February 2012 »
all mots up to 2000 that's the last time it was on the road,
im a shot blaster so do i bear shell rebuild now, or just strip and get what it needs for mot and run it a couple day then bear shell it over this coming winter????


parts it would need now id say was

engine strip
replace any worn pipes (with standard)
water pump
service
oil pump
break lines
timing chain
alternator
exhaust?...

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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #3 on: 23:49, Sun 12 February 2012 »
Has it got alot of metal worm then ? Like mine lol

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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #4 on: 23:56, Sun 12 February 2012 »
lol no just a  little at the bottom of the window screen
 in the middle like most get
and a little on the bottom of the drivers door that's it

works factory is always hot so i left it their next to my blast booth so its never been wet in a while

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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #5 on: 23:38, Thu 29 March 2012 »
JUST AN UPDATE!!!...

Engine has been stripped and put new...

brake lines
fuel lines
fuel filter
oil filter
plugs
leads
water pump
oilpump
alternator
timing chain
gaskets
service
standard downpipe and back box

its all back in now and going for mot on saturday

everythings crossed

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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #6 on: 14:04, Sat 31 March 2012 »
Well i picked the 5 up and shes PASSED with  NO ADVISORYS!!!!!
After been stored for the last 12 years i dont think thats bad
will be taxing the car on monday morning and ill be running her for awhile


Ive got a problem now tho the misses dont kno that i have the car and she hates them
silly woman i know  lets she her face when its parked outside the house lol

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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #7 on: 17:51, Fri 15 June 2012 »
5s now out of the body shop and it looks very nice
will add photos tomorrow
also its going on ebay tomorrow night if anyones interested in it?

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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #8 on: 20:16, Fri 15 June 2012 »
how much you after esquire

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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #9 on: 20:27, Fri 15 June 2012 »
well their is a white one on ebay at 5k at the min, but mine needs little miner things doing none mechanical so ill be asking 4200 ono

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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #10 on: 13:58, Sat 16 June 2012 »
couple of photos...












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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #11 on: 14:13, Sat 16 June 2012 »
history...


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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #12 on: 12:19, Mon 13 August 2012 »
Quote from: "R4223R"
5s now out of the body shop and it looks very nice
will add photos tomorrow
also its going on ebay tomorrow night if anyones interested in it?

We know who wears the trousers in your house then eh!

Looks v nice, shame you couldnt keep it.

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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #13 on: 22:36, Sat 03 November 2012 »
SOLD THIS MORNING    




PLEASE LOCK !!!

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Re: finally out of storage
« Reply #14 on: 14:10, Mon 05 November 2012 »
No need to lock matey it's a project thread i will leave it open just in case new owner pops along and want's to look and keep on the project thread