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#1 OFFLINE   Flat4

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 08:34 PM

I won't sleep tonight. New Legacy being collected at stupid o'clock tomorrow, assuming the misbehaving Legacy makes it there....

 

Wish us luck!


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#2 OFFLINE   Jim Bell

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 08:35 PM

Best of luck man!

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#3 OFFLINE   SRi05

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 08:36 PM

Chodspeed sir



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Posted 11 January 2019 - 09:06 PM

Is it a [redacted in case OP chooses to suspend the reveal made in the first draft of his announcement] ?

 

Have I won 'guess which car' ?

 

Anyroad, chodspeed good sir :)


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Posted 11 January 2019 - 09:35 PM

Well considering I'd already posted I'd been a twat and bought another broken Legacy that I don't even need when I haven't yet fixed the current broken Legacy, there's not much of a surprise! Still a bit excited tho ;)

 

This is probably the most local car I've ever bought so this could be a very boring thread....We'll see ;)



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Posted 11 January 2019 - 09:38 PM

Local or not, we demand a breakfast photo and a poo count


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1992 Rover 214SLi; 1996 Rover 620 Si auto2004 Rover Streetwise S

 

Historical choddage (stopped driving 1999-2016)
1969 VW Beetle 1300;  1977 Morris Marina 1.3 Super; 1983 Skoda Estelle 120L; Rover Metro; Vauxhall CorsaVauxhall Cavalier ; 2001 Rover 45 V6 Connie (May to Oct 2018);

2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser CRD Limited (Jan 18 to Jan 19 - roffled off here)


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Posted 11 January 2019 - 10:10 PM

Winner!

405 with no head, Leaf, 206 GTI with a knackered axle, Legacy H6 Spec BMGF VVC

 

If I win this I will literally drive it around.


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Posted 12 January 2019 - 06:06 AM

I am not a morning person but today I am awake half an hour ahead of the alarm clock! It's still dark outside...

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 07:00 AM

Obligatory breakfast pic, as requested ;) Discovered my bacon was out of date :( So wafer thin ham it is.

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 08:44 AM

Good chodspeed sir.


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#11 OFFLINE   Jim Bell

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 11:25 AM

Bacon doesn't go out of date. It just improves.
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Posted 12 January 2019 - 12:54 PM

Plus eleventy on this. I wrap mine in greaseproof paper and don't eat it until it's gone hard.
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#13 OFFLINE   Flat4

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 01:43 PM

Spares on board the misbehaving Leggy. Wheels, tyres, tools, air compressor, jump leads, kitchen sink....

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 02:14 PM

Tools were needed....

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 03:54 PM

After much spitting of dummies (and potentially valid concerns over whether the bolts supplied for the missing tensioner were the correct ones) we decided to wing it as we were only taking it half an hour along the road to get said tensioner fixed by tame Scooby mechanic. Cue me driving yet another Subaru with no aux belt, no power steering and no charge going to the battery, resulting in a lovely array of disco lights....

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 03:59 PM

Have you made it?

405 with no head, Leaf, 206 GTI with a knackered axle, Legacy H6 Spec BMGF VVC

 

If I win this I will literally drive it around.


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Posted 12 January 2019 - 04:11 PM

Amazingly, YES! Battery lasted a full 30-40 minutes and even had enough juice left to restart the engine. Good advert for Yuasa! Now safely deposited with tame mechanic to sort said tensioner and give it the once over, before I start buying shiney bits for it, altho it already has some shiney bits of it own - 

 

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Misbehaving Legacy also made it - the white one in the back ground :)

 

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 04:20 PM

Snap! Looks good, fancy swapping passenger wings ;)

405 with no head, Leaf, 206 GTI with a knackered axle, Legacy H6 Spec BMGF VVC

 

If I win this I will literally drive it around.


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Posted 12 January 2019 - 05:44 PM

That looks lovely, look forward to it coming to Scotoshite!

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 05:47 PM

That looks canny!
Double of L1s by the look of it. Bet it's not as fast though.

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 05:52 PM

They really are a very handsome wagon these. Looks well, good luck with fixing it!!

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 06:06 PM

That looks canny!
Double of L1s by the look of it. Bet it's not as fast though.

 

Might be showing myself up here but what does double L1s mean? It's slower on paper than my twin turbo but in reality today it was actually faster. Certainly no shortage of power and torque but it has an unfair advantage as the twin has a boost leak atm :(

 

That looks lovely, look forward to it coming to Scotoshite!

 

Not sure if it will be ready in time for this month but I am going to try to get back this month, in something, what ever is running and legal at the time!  :-)


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Posted 12 January 2019 - 06:11 PM

Might be showing myself up here but what does double L1s mean?


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405 with no head, Leaf, 206 GTI with a knackered axle, Legacy H6 Spec BMGF VVC

 

If I win this I will literally drive it around.


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Posted 12 January 2019 - 06:21 PM

Might be showing myself up here but what does double L1s mean?


I just meant it looks the double of LoserOnes car. (link above).

They're class wagons to be sure.

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 06:22 PM

Snap! Looks good, fancy swapping passenger wings ;)

 

Hell no! Haven't had a car in such cosmetically good condition for years! Such things don't normally both me as long the mechanics are sound but it's rather nice :) Is yours the same colour then?

 

EDIT - just watched the video, it's almost identical! Even the sun roof, but I have a different interior. Is there a switch to unfold the mirrors or are they manual on this?



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Posted 12 January 2019 - 06:23 PM

I just meant it looks the double of LoserOnes car. (link above).

They're class wagons to be sure.

 

Ah right, gotcha. Yes his will be quicker as it has a manual box.



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Posted 12 January 2019 - 07:23 PM

I am pissing myself at this thread or in particular the amount of peeps that think flat 4 is a bloke, do not assume anything, okay she might not be girly as in painted nails and makeup but she is most definitely a girl, albeit a total tattooed petrolhead

 

cheers for the laugh, it was me trying to nurse the twinny with a boost leak and have plenty of spares 


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Posted 12 January 2019 - 07:27 PM

Might be showing myself up here but what does double L1s mean? It's slower on paper than my twin turbo but in reality today it was actually faster. Certainly no shortage of power and torque but it has an unfair advantage as the twin has a boost leak atm :(

 

 

Not sure if it will be ready in time for this month but I am going to try to get back this month, in something, what ever is running and legal at the time!  :-)

 

i know how bloody fast it was, i was trying to keep up with you driving the slightly goosed twin turbo, convinced you have lead in your boots



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Posted 12 January 2019 - 07:29 PM

I am pissing myself at this thread or in particular the amount of peeps that think flat 4 is a bloke, do not assume anything, okay she might not be girly as in painted nails and makeup but she is most definitely a girl, albeit a total tattooed petrolhead

 

 

I don't think it matters much if you're got a HOO-HAH or a POINTER on here man. It was a quality collection and we salute the endevour. Not the gender.


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