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Re: MY 306 xsi-6

Post by Simon on Fri 26 Mar 2010, 07:16

Well i got going on this 1 today as FCS is only 11 weeks away and i cant really see the Rallye being done in time, fitted a new battery with new clamps, new earth lead, new clutch cable gave it an oil/filter change and then got striping i removed glass, rubbers, mirrors lights etc etc all just to give it a good clean as i havent really given it a proper clean for 3 years

New wheels, alternator and aux belt idler pulley being fitted next week sometime

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Post by matt-gti on Fri 26 Mar 2010, 08:28

whu dont you think the rallye will be there then? will be good to see this fresh look

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Post by Simon on Fri 26 Mar 2010, 08:41

Rallye is never gonna be ready martin will have it another week so will leave 10 weeks till FCS and i'd like to use it for a month to make sure everything is ok before doing that distance so that leaves me 6 weeks to build it

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Post by matt-gti on Fri 26 Mar 2010, 09:05

how is it coming on with martin?

looks like we will both miss fcs this year with the boosted cars lol

trax?

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Post by Simon on Fri 26 Mar 2010, 09:27

Going up tomorrow to prep and hopefully paint the inside

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Post by matt-gti on Fri 26 Mar 2010, 09:45

ah i thought he had done the inside andthe cage? :s

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Post by Simon on Fri 26 Mar 2010, 09:56

just the cage so far

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Post by welsh_ben on Fri 26 Mar 2010, 12:52

cant you build it till hes painted it? then jsut cover over the engine?
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Post by Simon on Fri 26 Mar 2010, 19:48

welsh_ben wrote:cant you build it till hes painted it? then jsut cover over the engine?


Car is already at the body shop i dont want to risk overspray getting on anything at all, everything thats on the car now will be coming off when it comes back as well so wheel suspension beam etc all being changed over

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Post by Simon on Sat 27 Mar 2010, 08:21




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Post by _Mike_ on Sat 27 Mar 2010, 09:51

How come your stripping this down Si?

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Re: MY 306 xsi-6

Post by Simon on Sat 27 Mar 2010, 09:58

its just to give it a good clean, fed up of dirt running out from joints etc when it gets wet and as its stood for best part of the last 2 years there was a lot of green everywhere.

with all weight gone i'd expect to get an extra 2-3MPG and hit 60 .3 of a sec quicker with all the wax Smile every little helps when the fuel prices are so high

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Post by _Mike_ on Sun 28 Mar 2010, 05:03

In that case i need to get cleaning the Xsara!

Havent cleaned it since the last meet

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Post by Simon on Fri 02 Apr 2010, 08:52

New wheels on today







i then cracked on with that damaged bracket Sad




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Re: MY 306 xsi-6

Post by curl666 on Fri 02 Apr 2010, 09:02

Damn that looks low Smile

Can you get a jack under the sill easy enough?
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Post by _Mike_ on Fri 02 Apr 2010, 10:50

Is it lower than before now?

Looking good on them new wheels!

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Post by Simon on Fri 02 Apr 2010, 20:37

I can get my low level michelin jack under no problem, but i left that at the other workshop so the jack i got now needs me to drive up on a bit of wood

I'm not sure if it is lower or not as the wheels are wider there is more of a stretch so it theory the thread is closer to the rim so could well be

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Re: MY 306 xsi-6

Post by Simon on Tue 13 Apr 2010, 05:24


















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Post by _Mike_ on Tue 13 Apr 2010, 06:21

Looks good Si Smile

Aside from the hockey stick... makes it look like its got a black eye!

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Re: MY 306 xsi-6

Post by Simon on Tue 13 Apr 2010, 06:28

i broke it when i took it off to clean and refit bumper Sad

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Post by MickeyVTS on Tue 13 Apr 2010, 06:40

Like the new wheels, nice contrast against the white.

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Re: MY 306 xsi-6

Post by palmer on Tue 13 Apr 2010, 06:53

Looking sweet pal
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