While waiting for the Speedlines

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Philip Chidlow
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While waiting for the Speedlines

Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri Feb 13, 2009 3:04 pm

(Well, actually while waiting to be able to afford to put decent rubber on them!), I refurbished the old trims that once belonged to 'ELF' and were given to Mulley some time ago. Thanks to his generosity (and a £10 donation to the BXagon in payment) I got them back

So, thanks to Mr. Mulley, some sandpaper, a can of primer and some aluminium paint: voila - original spec:

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Post by Tim Leech » Fri Feb 13, 2009 3:12 pm

Brilliant Phil, cant believe shes done 210000 miles! 8) MAKE sure you affix some tiewraps on though phil or they will be pinging off soon enough! :D

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri Feb 13, 2009 3:52 pm

Ta very much.

There's some fairly urgent welding to do next month and then the fun starts with struts, arm bearings et al... But the car is a credit to Dave Saville, it's previous owner.

(Trims: They're wired onto the trim rings already but I think I'll tie the whole assembly to the wheels themselves too).
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Post by MULLEY » Fri Feb 13, 2009 8:58 pm

Phil, you really crack me up :lol: :lol: I thought i had the worst memory in the world, but no, its you phil :lol:

Just for clarification, i know nowt about this. I am however of the current generation, where i will gladly accept credit for something i havent done :lol:

Over to you phil, part 2?
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri Feb 13, 2009 9:20 pm

AAARGGHHHHH! I am having a mental block on this one, mate. I obviously soooo want you to do something for me! :oops: :oops: :oops: :lol: :lol:

I write Mulley when I mean Simon! SORRY! To both.

I will have therapy to remove this aberration! :x
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Post by MULLEY » Fri Feb 13, 2009 10:30 pm

Erm, i wont ask what it is that you want me to do for you :lol:
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - it does over 60mpg
1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014

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Post by maxgreenwood » Sat Feb 14, 2009 12:58 am

I can't believe this car, i've seen a few pic before, just goes to show distance travelled doesn't always equal degradation. A beauty!

even the driver's door has no hint of droop, it makes sense its been lavished with lashings of TLC over the years
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