No more polishing the TRD

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Re: No more polishing the TRD

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There's only one logical way to resolve this perennial argument (scrap v renovate) once and for all. To this end, I shall cut the next batch of flapjack into triangles.
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FIGHT!! :D argue:-(
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Its an awesome car, but lhd mk1's are still farily common in Europe & you've got so many cars that need work doing to them, so i can fully understand the dilemma. If it keeps your Yellow one on the road, then it makes sense to do what you've proposed. Its a shame, but its only a mk1 ;)
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Todd, re the stripes, any half decent graphics company should be able to make a set up from pictures and your measurements
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They could Mick, but stuck on stripes will look quite naff compared to the blended in paintwork stripes.

Reminds me of years ago when a "Go Faster" stripe was a big seller of Halfords etc to those who wanted to give off an aura of "coolness". :wink:
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Why not break the 16v instead......they are more commmon! [-o< :wink:
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Lol W2G graphics as they call them now have come on a long way since halfords stripes / backflashes and stickets of wylie coyote and the tasmanian devil, funnily enough I think I still have some of them in the shed including the water skier you used to stick on the end of a pinstripe
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I have some dating even further back to the 70's - gold pinstriping with pre cut fancy bits for adding box lining to you metallic brown car!
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I remember them and rolls of prismatic tape
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Never used the prismatic tape, but in a change to the usual blacked out windows I fitted holographic window tint to my AZU!
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Just save all the doors & panels which have the design on them :)
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Do you have a front bumper for a mk1?
Also would you be able to post it to New Zealand? Cheers David
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David, I will be keeping the front bumper for my yellow one as a spare as its condition is so good. I don't need the rear bumper as it doesn't fit on my break.
Tim, I am not breaking my 16v as the parts would not be useful for my yellow one, also I like it too much and have also expended quite a lot of sweat on it already to get it roadworthy, but I'm not quite there yet.

Yes, I'm a bit of a sucker for the old speed stripes and go-faster accessories. My father-in-law recently presented me with a job lot of three or four complete speed stripe sets from the 80s that he'd bought in a clearance sale at an auto factors - I haven't found a place for them yet. And there was a bloke selling a complete 'new old stock' bodykit for a Mk.1 BX saloon - unpainted and unfitted - last week on Ebay for €150 and I was drooling a bit over that.

The wheels - Swift 2s - which were only available as a BX extra in Germany will be sold. I was planning to bring two sets over to Uk this summer - if I can fit them in - as people have expressed an interest. Recently the price of these, even in Germany where they used to be relatively available has gone up a bit owing to scarcity. This set sold yesterday on EBAY here.
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toddao wrote: Image
That rear window louvre looks awesome! Was that an official Citroen part? :shock:

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The whole car looks awesome....cough.
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