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Dougs

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  1. yes i got mine from Lenk tuning nice guys to deal with. spoiler comes in two parts and the fit is pretty good. Need to do a bit of manipulating to get it spot on and a little bit of extra glass when joining them together stiffens it up. I put it on with small countersunk screws on a butyl type sealant and then tapered the edges and filled and faired to make it blend in. Theres pictures in my wee a series rebuild in the project section
  2. Ok so it's been a while I've just finished rebuilding the mazda so at least I don't have to drive a 1.4 astra anymore as every time I did a little bit of my soul died Been bashing away at the manta the last couple of days it really is amazing what you can do with a jack, a big hammer and lot of aggression. it's back in the ball park now still a long long way to go but at least now I think I'll get there Thanks again shug for the wing! Will get pics up as soon as I remember how
  3. Again thanks mate. When suits and ill come over and get it. Bonnet seems ok and i have à rusty spare one myself
  4. Thats brilliant shug definatley want them. Where abouts are you? Think the settlement is nearly sorted now so be able to start pulling it apart soon. Although the end of the chassis leg is bent down has got me a little worried Ive bought myself a generic silver astral mk 4 1.4as a cheap runaround going to put some Opel badges on it to make me feel better Thanks again shug
  5. Ok so been back in my other car since the smash its à mazda 6 mps and it started misfiring yesterday. Just did a compression test and got zéro on number 4. Not been a good week.
  6. Cheers mate I've got a grill and headlamp surround looked some out tonight But will probably need a bumper although I was thinking about doing some cut down bumpers Cheers, Yes really feeling the benefits of the club right now. This site and a fair amount of drink has fairly eased The last couple of days
  7. Ok that is a bestselling tragedy story you have there. Fair play to you! Must say I am coming to terms with it now and I'll get on the hunt for parts biggest problem I have is no time!!
  8. Thanks shug that has perked me up a bit. Having had a good look at it now I think I'm going to need a wing full front nose and maybe inner wing although could maybe sort this out with some new metal. Would be really interested in those parts. That was what I was most worried about was getting the parts. You just talked me off the cliff. Cheers
  9. Cheers mate I'm going between rage and sadness now. I had just finished compounding and polishing her. She was looking great. So gutted
  10. This is the car I've always wanted I will definitely be keeping it I just don't know when ill be able to fix it. On a major downer right now I never got around to the agreed value we did verbally at around 4gs so don't know what's going to happen but the car will definitely be staying with me
  11. I am absolutely sick some idiot water board driver going to fast down the farm Road ran into the manta I couldn't get it into reverse quick enough Don't know what's going to happen now with insurance and all that but guess I'm destined never to make billing Chassis rails seem ok it wasn't a big shunt but I doubt I'll have the money or time to sort it. Tears to a glass eye right now
  12. Nice one scott m'y dad Had an ascona kind of what got me into this. Havent seen it yet but ill be on the look out. I work down at rhu and sometimes in thé base got the a series back on the road as my daily driver so give us a wave as you fly past
  13. Maybe did see your car I'm in Alexandria quite a bit. I bud some kinda meet on the west would be good.
  14. I'm in Luss about 10 mins fae helensburgh. It's just that's the first manta I've seen since getting my own and I wouldn't mind I wee gander at some other folks cars. Is there many of us in the central belt?
  15. Cheers mate it looked mint just interested tae see who's local around here so I could get a wee look at what folks are doing to there cars as I keep missing out on billing.
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