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Reckon this beauty deserves a thread since I’m sure I’ll end up fettling it slightly

 

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Ex jonathan_dyane ex wuvvum 1997 Nissan Primera GT on an R reg.

 

Drove flawlessly back from Liverpool to Gloucester today (apart from the low washer fluid light coming on and making me slightly shit myself :D

 

Not quite as brisk I was expecting but does shift if you rev it hard. More importantly, it’s comfortable enough, has ice cold A/C and seems pretty economical for a two litre beater!

 

Couple of niggles I’ll hopefully sort out

 

Wiper blades are squeaky which I can’t stand in a car. Think the linkage needs a bit of greasing too.

 

Clutch pedal has a definite “click” at the top of its travel every time you depress/release - not sure what’s up there

 

Front bumper is scruffy as hell and could do with a respray. Might make it look worse with rattle cans though :-/

 

NSR door has a big dent - meh. Probably won’t sort this unless one the right colour becomes available really cheap

 

OSF door check strap is buggered - not sure I’ll be able to sort that out without a right fuck on

 

Overall, it’s ace so far :D

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Does anyone know if any of these came with a courtesy light that comes on when a door is opened? This one just has a reading light on both sides which needs to be turned on manually

 

Bit weird getting into a pitch dark car, feels like the battery is dead every time

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This did sterling service this weekend for a c.900 mile trip!

 

Think the NSF tyre has a slow leak - it was well down when I checked it before I left and lost a couple of PSI on the outward journey too.

 

Rears are getting a bit low anyway so I think 4 new boots are in order. Might fit lower profile so they don’t rub on the liners though!

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I was really looking forward to using the loaner I had a long time back as I expected a decent turn of pace - but it really disappointed me. In the words of Barry Sheen - it wouldn't pull your foreskin back - if you floored it in 5th, just nothing...... 

I think it is the only car I was ever disappointed enough in to have never ever tried another....... and the damn things were built by mates of mine back in Sunderland (although that does explain a fair bit mind!)

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This is getting some love this weekend as long as CP4L actually send me a set of spark plugs, air filter, pollen filter and wiper blades for a P11 Primera.... place bets now

 

CBA getting dirty changing the oil so I think I’ll chuck it in somewhere for that

 

Really should replace the probably cracked ABS ring(s) too but again, cba

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Not sure if you have to be a member to view this but this looks a pretty cool track motor.

 

https://www.cliosport.net/threads/riggers-primera-p10-trackcar.818747/

Very cool, even though he's probably ruined a very rare car with his track mods, and binned a lot of rare trim while doing so.

I would like a P10 Saloon. Somehow more Japanese than a P11.

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Just booked this in for a set of National’s finest* death rings on Friday morning. Was only an extra £14 for tracking so I’ll get that done too, seems to drive reasonably straight but the steering wheel is slightly off centre which annoys me.

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Mini service time - spark plugs, air filter and pollen filter.

 

Plugs were perfect, exactly the right colour indicating the engine is as healthy as I expected. Probably didnt need changing. Filters a bit grubby so time for a change.

 

A joy to work on too with normal Phillips screws for the glove box / pollen filter and clips for the air box.

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