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I'm Getting a 16v Tomorrow!

Post by BX Bandit » Fri Nov 24, 2006 12:29 pm

Here she is boys http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/112469.htm

She'll be mine tomorrow. Going to train it up to London tomorrow morning and drive her back 'nice 'n' steady' :^o tomorrow afternoon. Look out for me - Flash Bandit heading down the M4 tomorrow (if your eyes can focus that fast!!!!) If I don't post for several weeks, please send (at your discretion) some scotch or porn to the hospital (but please, no grapes!) N.B. Pornographic material can be returned to the donator upon request!!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: ^^ ^^ ^^bx>
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Re: I'm Getting a 16v Tomorrow!

Post by docchevron » Fri Nov 24, 2006 12:56 pm

BX Bandit wrote:N.B. Pornographic material can be returned to the donator upon request!!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: ^^ ^^ ^^bx>
Should we laminate it first then??? :lol: :lol: :wink:

Going up by train? You should've said you were relying on public transport to get there, I'd have cleared the day and given you a lift over.

Expect a phone call in the morning (well, my version of morning!) and we'll meet up somewhere on your way home for a pint and quick inspection if you've got time!

Welcome to the dark side Bandit! 8) =D> :mrgreen: :twisted: =D> \:D/ \:D/
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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Fri Nov 24, 2006 1:17 pm

Exciting times, new motor, keep us posted on your impressions and keep some tissues handy :)
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Post by tim leech » Fri Nov 24, 2006 1:22 pm

Lovely Bandir, i especially like the colour! :D

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Post by cavmad » Fri Nov 24, 2006 2:08 pm

Nice one BXB, bet you can`t wait? :lol:
Unfortunately I don`t have any Scotch porn (kilts never did it for me) but if you can sneak a laptop onto the ward I`ll be willing to bet my 13 year old son has some Frankie on his computer somewhere :lol:
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Post by Kitch » Fri Nov 24, 2006 5:33 pm

You've caught a bargain there....that looks really tidy.

If it goes as well as it looks, you'll be wondering what all this fuss is with diesels :lol:

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Post by Geoffrey Gould » Fri Nov 24, 2006 9:41 pm

BX Bandit All best wishes for your trip, they are one hell of a motor. Enjoy.
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Post by ed4ferrets » Fri Nov 24, 2006 9:50 pm

Very nice motor Mr Bandit 8) , if you're coming past my place on the M4 pop in and I'll top up the petrol tank for you :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by BX Bandit » Fri Nov 24, 2006 10:28 pm

Thank you guys, encouraging words - too kind too kind :wink: I'm very keen to see what she's capable of but it's going to p*ss it down tomorrow so I'll take her easy. I am expecting it be different from the TD but I expect I have severly underestimated the differences :mrgreen:

I was originally going to trailer it back but just thought..naah - it was a bit last minute tho' so thanks for the offer of a lift Docco, but I'll try and see how many annoying w*nkers I can find to annoy me :lol:

ed4ferrets - if you're off mate and fancy a pint then join me and docco sometime tomorrow. I'll pm you my mobile no.
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Post by docchevron » Sat Nov 25, 2006 2:25 am

Kitch wrote:You've caught a bargain there....that looks really tidy.

If it goes as well as it looks, you'll be wondering what all this fuss is with diesels :lol:
Agreed and seconded. Bargain for sure. \:D/

Diesels are ok, I love mine to bits (although it can in no way be classed as a standard diesely) but the valver is something else altogether! :D

Unless you know the cambelt is good and has been changed recently I would advise against ragging the nuts off it till it's been changed.
Belt = £20
Top end overhaul = serious grief from the missus!! :mrgreen: [-X titanic

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Post by BX Bandit » Sat Nov 25, 2006 8:04 am

Thanks doc - I'll keep her below 8000 :mrgreen:

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Post by cavmad » Sat Nov 25, 2006 8:20 am

Enjoy your road trip Mr Bandit, you`ll have some fun in that car that`s for sure!
I expect a full report on here either this afternoon or sometime tomorrow when you`ve sobered up a bit!
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Post by Cornishbx16v » Sat Nov 25, 2006 5:29 pm

top stuff! another to the valver fold!
one thing to remember though! when you get back in the deisle, they wont go to 7k rpm! :D

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Post by tim leech » Sun Nov 26, 2006 12:54 am

4500 is your limiton a diesel! mind you dont give it too many burst of 7000rpm until its serviced and the belts been changed! :shock:

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Post by docchevron » Sun Nov 26, 2006 1:23 am

It's gona need a bit more than a belt!

The clutch cable has been fitted by a blind, one armed t$£t!

The throttle cable is all wrong.

The heat shield is missing from the steering pinion

The rads cream crackered

Dont think it has a thermostat at all

Various wiring plugs not connected

It's been run on 95 octane :roll: :shock:

and various other things....

All that said, it drives right, everything feels like a valver should and I'll be fettling it in a couple of weeks!

Hopefully Mr. Bandit will be home safe by now.....
He stopped by and we had a couple of jars and let me play with his new toy!!!
Has serious promise for a good price! 8)

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