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The £250 Zafira B - I gave it a detail too! (And bonus* Mazda content)

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#1 OFFLINE   beko1987

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 09:45 AM

Is, apparently being delivered later today, so no collection thread sadly...

Its just being used for one last tip run apparently, then it's being bought over, so thread made in anticipation...


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Posted 22 January 2017 - 09:46 AM

I'm looking forward to the Cavcraft levels of minging.
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Posted 22 January 2017 - 10:02 AM

It's pretty special! (unless they've cleaned it but I don't think they have...)

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 10:08 AM

Although actually, nowhere near the level of that fiesta he had...

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 10:24 AM

Ooh! Fire n filth, could be a game of thrones spin off
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Posted 22 January 2017 - 12:16 PM

It's landed! Amys gone out in it though to take its ex owner home...

Its had the fan fire recall done twice it seems!

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Still taxed for a few days too as the ownership had to be changed the old fashioned paper way due to it being Sunday. I'm on hold waiting for Aviva to pick up the phone and insure it.

Ill get some high quality pappage later
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Posted 22 January 2017 - 12:23 PM

It's a SRI XP going by the reg?

 

I AM WELL JEL. Been looking for something like this for months!!!!


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Posted 22 January 2017 - 12:27 PM

Aviva have system issues and they can't get into our policy, so it's either uninsured or 3rd party off her sister's policy still. I haz had confirmation about indemnification or summat on our file as I've called up and the issue isn't my fault, their going to call back when the issue is fixed.

Never mind, there's fuck all pez in it anyway and we r skint/the meriva has half a tank so it can sit for a few days

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 01:43 PM

Here we go!

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Front bumper has been repaired. It's been like this the 5 years I've known the car

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Front passenger wheels different, their all heavily kerbed too. Tyres are all fine though.

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I got distracted with the computer stuff

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Which is going to make replacing the broken standard headunit with amys jvc fun, as J think the display runs through the radio. Some googling is needed here

I then turned to the rest of the interior, which wasn't as bad as I remember actually

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Contents of the glove box

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And the melted glove box light I removed a year or two ago

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That's amys mums dog that is

And these are the rear belt buckles...

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They do work though. Mot opinion?

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Ah, there's the front alloy

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Compressor!

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Cobwebs

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Engine bay looks gr - 54 for working in

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Oil looks clean though

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And is nicely rust proofing the block via the rocker gasket

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Not bad for £250 though, although no money has changed hands yet
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Posted 22 January 2017 - 01:44 PM

Last image should be this one

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 01:53 PM

Look at you with your fancy new cars.08 plate only 9years old.


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Posted 22 January 2017 - 01:55 PM

I know, it's the most modern car I've ever owned/had on the fleet!

Im sure it be as reliable as all vauxhalls are usually...
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Posted 22 January 2017 - 01:55 PM

For all the plate pervs it's mt08twp, wherever that was registered to

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 01:57 PM

It's a SRI XP going by the reg?

I AM WELL JEL. Been looking for something like this for months!!!!


If you want a £250 1.6 life meriva a as a consolation prize, let me know...
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Posted 22 January 2017 - 01:58 PM

That's a bargain!  Nothing too scary on these IMO.  Also, with the world-famous BEKO cleaning skills, I reckon that will look perfectly smart when you're finished with it!

 

Odd alloy is a GSi one!!


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Posted 22 January 2017 - 02:06 PM

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How in the world has this got a sport button, and what exactly does it do?
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Posted 22 January 2017 - 02:14 PM

How in the world has this got a sport button, and what exactly does it do?

 

Switches the radio to Five Live?


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Posted 22 January 2017 - 02:15 PM

How in the world has this got a sport button, and what exactly does it do?


Increases throttle response.

That is a fucking bargain despite the grim -Cavcraft has some competition!!
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Posted 22 January 2017 - 02:32 PM

Increases throttle response.

That is a fucking bargain despite the grim -Cavcraft has some competition!!


Fucks with the steering, throttle, dampers and auto box on the auto ones according to the manual.

Which means probably no noticeable different apart from to my wallet if it ever needs new dampers...

Wondering wether to get the alloy repaired and refitted or just to not bother. Need recommendations for super strong black duct tape too so I can re repair the front bumper

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 02:37 PM

I quite* like that. A few hours with a wet vac would make that look nice inside. 


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Posted 22 January 2017 - 02:53 PM

Fucks with the steering, throttle, dampers and auto box on the auto ones according to the manual.

Which means probably no noticeable different apart from to my wallet if it ever needs new dampers...

Wondering wether to get the alloy repaired and refitted or just to not bother. Need recommendations for super strong black duct tape too so I can re repair the front bumper

Alloy repair can be quite reasonable, I got my summer wheels for the Subaru cheap because one was bent, similar to yours but not as bad.

Anyway I got various quotes for fixing it, many places wanted £100+ but I actually got it done for £35 at a place on a small industrial estate in Bradford.

He seemed to be doing a roaring trade patching up the rimz on all the badly driven range rovers etc that they like round there.

Based on that logic I'd say see if there's anywhere in High Wycombe.

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 02:54 PM

That looks alright, regards the seatbelt buckles. just go the the scrapyard and see what they have.


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Posted 22 January 2017 - 02:59 PM

If you want a £250 1.6 life meriva a as a consolation prize, let me know...

 

Haha I need MOAR SEETZ that the Zafira has.

 

If you do think of selling up in the future then I'd be interested...

 

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 03:04 PM

Horrid
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Posted 22 January 2017 - 03:58 PM

Jeez. I reckon the PO would have been better suited to one of these. What a mess.

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Posted 22 January 2017 - 04:03 PM

£250? Aren't these new cars??
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Posted 22 January 2017 - 04:04 PM

I still think they are new too.


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Posted 22 January 2017 - 04:07 PM

£250 is well under its true value to be fair - if it runs fine it would be worth £1500 with a good clean as long as it hasn't done a shit load of miles
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Posted 22 January 2017 - 04:13 PM

Still sounds cheap at £1500 when you've just paid out nearly £400 for a bumper.

Anyway didn't know they came with a compressor, will be on the look out at the scrappers next time.
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Posted 22 January 2017 - 04:38 PM

Well annoyingly my phone died after a few pictures, but we tooled up

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And got to work

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3 hours a d we got the drivers side front and rear and the boot vacuumed. It's maybe 60% cleaner, ill get the steam cleaner out another day and loosen the pile up.

The hidden cubby hole under the boot had never been opened and was full of soil, and I found one of the casings for the seat belt clips so taped it on.

Next issue is the screen wash doesn't work, but I checked the fuses, and can just about hear the pump so am putting it down to being frozen, it was empty and it is 2 degrees here.

Back in for tea now! I'll post a more detailed report later from the laptop
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