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Old 27-11-2017, 10:34
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Default New owner of a blue s12 silvia 1.8T Auto 77k

A mate and I have just purchased the above car which to our surprise it drove all the way from Essex to Birmingham faultlessly. The car is more or less standard with some replacement parts, not sure of the make or the model of parts but it has has a new radiator, and turbo done at some point. The car doesn't have a great body at the moment with some minor cosmetic dings and dents, the rear bumper has a 'dent' in it but it looks more like its curved in ever so slightly. The interior is completely standard and in actual good condition too including the original stereo, with all electrics working from the windows, to the mirrors, stereo and other little bits too.

I know many of you are thinking that it should or would be better as a manual, however I honestly do not mind, as I didn't intend on driving the car as a hoon, I only brought the car for the retro-ness and I like the way the front end looks on the car mixed in with the fact that it was cheap (in comparison to an AE86) and still looks cool.
The plan is simple, I do want to change a few things, for this car I'm not going to be a purist, as I'm feeling the whole retro jap car vibe at the moment, hence why I will be getting wide fenders, watanabe or similar wheels, replace the spoiler as it has seen better days. The color of the car is blue, I want to stick to that theme but maybe have it two tone with blue over black, where the black will spill over onto the fenders, and then the black bits in the bumpers will look like they are incorporated into the black theme, then to put some coilovers of some sort. The blue interior is okay, but the only change I will make is more than likely the seat, sticking to the same color without changing it too much, I may get blue recaros from a DC5 integra as I like those seats as they offer a decent level of comfort.
Anyways that's the plan, lets see how far it materialises, as the first hurdle is getting it MOT'd
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Old 27-11-2017, 10:36
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Default Car is located in Birmingham UK

I will hopefully get some pictures up on here soon.
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Old 28-11-2017, 19:00
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Default Pre MOTd today

I brought the car back without an MOT which is clearly not something that you should do at all, as I would usually advise against it. Anyways the car was as Adam (the seller) described and it drove all the way back safe and sound. The MOT tester commented on how clean the car was underneath and told me that the sills had been done well. (Adam did tell us about that, so fair play). The pre MOT test got a few advisories that were promising to say the least. (Headlights were off a little, a slight leak in the exhaust, play in the wheel I think he said bearing or ball joint) of which all will be sorted before it gets its ticket. I have to say that I am pretty chuffed with the result.
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Old 11-12-2017, 21:55
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Welcome to the site cheers tim
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