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Post by Simon on Tue 05 Oct 2010, 04:40

Well for a while now i've wanted to change the dated look of the xsi-6 but i've been putting it off till the Rallye is finished, but as i may be rebuilding the rallye's engine or buying an already high boosted lump the rallye will be staying off the road till the new year, cos of this i'm now getting on with the new look

Started with some black masks that have been sat in the shed over a year Laughing

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Its a start my dad is collecting a standard rear bumper on his way home from work tonight, i've already got a standard smoothed front and i've also got a standard boot lid so can have a standard spoiler

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Post by MickeyVTS on Tue 05 Oct 2010, 06:12

Simon wrote:i may be rebuilding the rallye's engine or buying an already high boosted lump
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Laughing

Lights look smart. Thumbs Up

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Post by curl666 on Tue 05 Oct 2010, 08:13

I find spending money on the bodywork painful, when i think of all the nicer goodies than make it faster or handle better Sad

Is it just me Smile

How is the arch rolling going? Is the 306 going to get some super wide arches Smile
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Post by palmer on Wed 06 Oct 2010, 06:45

i like the lights u gona stay the same colour or go for a total change
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Post by Simon on Wed 06 Oct 2010, 07:34

Yeah car is staying white arches havent been done cos the roller only fits on cars that havent been lowered Mad but i'll work something out to modify it to work

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Post by jamjar1383 on Wed 06 Oct 2010, 10:30

so may i ask what ur gonna do with all the body kit then si???

seems a shame to do all that work to it over as many years as u have and take it all off.
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Post by Simon on Wed 06 Oct 2010, 19:29

gonna sell it all on,

reason

i've got to use my ncb for my rallye and insurance for the xsi as a std car with 0ncb is 550 or 1100 as a modified car so everything going back std so i can afford to keep it as a 2nd car

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Post by mark.evs on Wed 06 Oct 2010, 19:37

wanna sell the bonnet and grille? or u not going that standard?
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Post by Simon on Wed 06 Oct 2010, 19:53

Na not going that standard its just the bumpers boot and spoiler im doing at the moment but fully smoothed just like the rallye but in white

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Post by mark.evs on Wed 06 Oct 2010, 20:24

nice, smoothed bonnet is next on my list. i picked up some morrettes a few weeks back.
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Post by curl666 on Fri 08 Oct 2010, 01:08

I've seen the arch rolling done with a baseball bat Smile

They placed it at the back of the wheel/arch, then drove the car forward Smile

Worked a treat too!
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Post by Simon on Fri 08 Oct 2010, 02:14

That is how i originally did it (but with a scaffold tube) but found there wasnt the control id like

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Post by curl666 on Fri 08 Oct 2010, 06:36

Simon wrote: i originally did it with a scaffold tube but found there wasnt the control id like

Oh aye, what have you been up to! Just moved up 5 places on the police watch list Razz
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Post by Simon on Fri 08 Oct 2010, 06:39

lol!

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Post by Simon on Mon 28 Feb 2011, 06:32

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Look how much darker bianca is (bootlid is bianca)

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Post by _Mike_ on Mon 28 Feb 2011, 10:18

Thats a huge difference to be fair!!

What colour is the actual car?

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Post by Simon on Mon 28 Feb 2011, 10:22

The car went 'pure white' when i painted it went to the local ici dealer and told them i want the whitest white possible and they gave me a pot without anything added to the white shade they buy in, on their chart they say its 42 shade lighter Smile

in that pic the difference is plain bianca looks cream

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Post by curl666 on Tue 01 Mar 2011, 08:06

The bianca does look more creamy, but I seen a poor 106 rallye resprayed in cream Sad

Horrible!

I think you need a white 306 rallye parked next it for a full comparison though, wink wink :p
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Post by Simon on Tue 01 Mar 2011, 08:29

Laughing think that will have to be 1 Rallye i'll pass on ..... but got more info tonight and its reg is s***wwk which was the reg of my first 306 rallye in white Smile could well be my old car

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Post by Simon on Mon 07 Mar 2011, 05:06

Scorpion now fitted

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Post by Simon on Sun 03 Jul 2011, 03:48

Got back on to this today

Started with giving the wheels and mirror caps a coat of paint

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Then i got on to painting the bumpers and spoiler

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Just got the boot to weld/smooth and paint

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Post by curl666 on Sun 03 Jul 2011, 04:05

Wheel look cool!

What you going for a kind of euro look?
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Post by Simon on Sun 03 Jul 2011, 04:11

Yeah sort of, i'm making it more drivable as an every day car so decided on standard bumpers, so had to get standard boot to be able to remove the spoiler and as it will look standard smoothed i thought a bright set of wheels would make it Smile

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Post by rollerdan on Sun 03 Jul 2011, 04:50

Wheels are stunning
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Post by _Mike_ on Sun 03 Jul 2011, 05:53

Good progress Simon Smile

Should be a totally different car to look at when there put on!

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