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Spent a few hours working on the Mk1 Cavalier today, last few bits done now, and it should be going for MOT on Tuesday...

Things I had to do:

Weld the rear sills

Tighten exhaust manifold

Replace fog light lens

Replace sidelight bulb

Set points etc

New Plugs

Things I didnt need to do but did

Fit full Recaro Interior

Fit JBL 6x9 rear speakers

Fit Sony full remote head unit

Fit orange needle GTE Clocks

Paint the centre parts of the ATS Alloys Black

Things still to do

Make and fit Voltage regulator

Lower suspension, fit stiffer shocks Check

Swop tyres over and fit the ATS alloys

Build the 2 Litre and fit it and maybe the 5 speed box

Cruise about in it looking cool[8D]...Yeah right, you seen it???

Not bad for a £58 car[8D]

Mick

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Mine are crossed too, used to do everything then take it down, now with the Computer MOT's I'd have to pay £25 for a retest if it fails so I've gone over everything and fixed things I would have normally left to chance....mind you, not had a car fail an mot for several years...

Mick

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1984 Silver GT/E Coupe, Road Rally Car

1980 Cavalier 1600 GL, Soon to be a modded Retro Cruiser just cos I can..

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IT PASSED THE MOT WOOOOHOOOOOOOOid="Comic Sans MS"> id="size6">id="red">

Mick

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Thanks, certainly is...just dampened slightly when I had to pay more for the 6 months Tax than I did the car...[:D]

Doesnt matter, its on the road, thats what counts..

Mick

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1980 Black Berlinetta Coupe, 2.0 SRI Project

1984 Silver GT/E Coupe, Road Rally Car

1980 Cavalier 1600 GL, Soon to be a modded Retro Cruiser just cos I can..

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Most excellent mate, almost as bad as going to the dentist sitting there waiting whilst they start hitting the underside of the car with pokey nasty things.

V8 'B' series Manta coupe.

SEH 'B' series Manta Coupe.

CIH 'B' series Manta hatch (daily drive) soon to be turbo'd.

http://www.customsolutions.me.uk

perhaps one day then.

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Lowered it today, back is good, front too low, its 'In da Weeds' as they say..[:D] need the front about an inch higher..only has an inch of travel at the moment before the shocks bottoms out

Mick

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1984 Silver GT/E Coupe, Road Rally Car

1980 Cavalier 1600 GL, Soon to be a modded Retro Cruiser just cos I can..

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Raised it a bit, 1.8 springs with 1 1/2 coils removed gives it a stiffer spring and the right ride height compared with the rear, sits level...

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Mick

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1980 Cavalier 1600 GL, Soon to be a modded Retro Cruiser just cos I can..

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Hmmm, looks all wrong to me now you've lowered it, but hey, what do I know? Jayne's Sportshatch is so high you could go off roading in it! Look forward to seeing it next Wednesday.

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I reckon it looks pretty sweet [8D] A set of fat 13"s and it be a proper Euro cruiser. I reckon I'll get some -60mm springs after seeing that Mick. It looks more like I want mine to look. Are you gonna invest in a chin spoiler? Just for terrorising the speed bumps.

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Does need a chin spoiler on it, they look so much better with them...

Everything I have done so far is reversable, I have all the original bits to put it back as it was before I messed with it [:D]

Mick

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1984 Silver GT/E Coupe, Road Rally Car

1980 Cavalier 1600 GL, Soon to be a modded Retro Cruiser just cos I can..

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