Pics of my TZD before the clean up + after

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Pics of my TZD before the clean up + after

Post by Djr88 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:10 pm

Heres a few pics of my TZD i bought a couple of days ago, as i had it and after i spent about 6 hours cleaning and polishing it up!!

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93' BX TZD TURBO red

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Post by Djr88 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:12 pm

Still plenty to do to get it nice but not a bad start!! the dude i bought it from was hell of a filthy mongeral! bet it never had a clean in the 6 years he owned it...

Do you like the repair he did on the splitter?? :shock:
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Post by Caffiend » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:12 pm

Wow, that's some serious elbow grease!

I got lucky, mine had been freshly valeted!
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Post by Djr88 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:17 pm

oh yes my arms are killing me!!! :lol:
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:28 pm

Well done - looks like it'll be well smart :)
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Post by MULLEY » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:16 pm

When the weather gets a bit warmer, i'd seriously wet clean the seats, even a damn good hoovering doesn't get a fraction of the filth out. I've done it on all of my cars & the water turned brown, even though it initially seemed quite clean after going over with a dyson :shock:

Good transformation though :D
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Post by electrokid » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:36 pm

What a transformation - Venetian Pink to Venetian Red :lol:

Very well done :D
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Post by Mickey taker » Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:13 am

even I dont want that splitter :lol:
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Post by Tim Leech » Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:48 am

Christ! That was flat, well done, such a shame they let it get in that state.

Plenty to keep you busy!

Did you Tcut it first?
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Post by messerschmitt owner » Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:34 am

that was manky!
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Pics of the TZD before the clean up and after.

Post by bx petrol auto saloon » Thu Mar 01, 2012 4:31 pm

Dear DJR88.
Well done :shock: That trully is amazing, you should be very proud
of all your hard work. The rewards are really great when you can do
that to a car that the paintwork was that bad on :wink:
I am the same, I hate big time driving around in cars that aren,t
polished and looking nice :oops:
All The Best.
Vince.
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Post by Djr88 » Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:26 pm

Roverman wrote:Christ! That was flat, well done, such a shame they let it get in that state.

Plenty to keep you busy!

Did you Tcut it first?
The dude i bought it from was hell of a dog, i had 2 big black bags full of rubbish out of the car and when i sorted the logbook out with him in his house i reckon you would need about 1000 rubbish bags to sort that hell hole!! i've never seen anything like it!! :shock:

I've always been in the car trade, i used a polishing mop with a sponge head and farecla G3 cutting compound and autoglym wax.
Theres still a little fit of haze hear and there when i get some more G3 i will re- do those parts. but i'm happy with it for the time being.
93' BX TZD TURBO red

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Post by Djr88 » Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:29 pm

I'm looking for either the proper citroen wheel trims for it or some alloys??

cheap is good!!! lol
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Post by Tim Leech » Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:16 am

Djr88 wrote:
Roverman wrote:Christ! That was flat, well done, such a shame they let it get in that state.

Plenty to keep you busy!

Did you Tcut it first?
reckon you would need about 1000 rubbish bags to sort that hell hole!! i've never seen anything like it!! :shock:

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Reminds me of the ST Tropez I bought which is is now with Mr Stinkwheel, the chap lived in a small quite modern apartment, and was eager to do all the paperwork outside, when I asked to use the toilet I saw why. You couldnt see the floor and there wasnt a clear surface that wasnt piled high with stuff, empty take away cartons and Pizza Boxes everywhere!

Anyway good luck with the TZD! You will need to keep waxing it to keep the shine, Phil C and myself have used that T Cut Red Polish with good results.
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Post by Caffiend » Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:15 am

Bizarrely, although my car was very clean on purchase, a hovel would have been a palace compared to the flat - 3 rooms, 3 dogs (2 large-ish), and smelt like it ... I didn't dare sit down, and after sorting the paperwork etc, drove to Leigh Delamere with my legs crossed.

I know you want original trims, but worth getting a cheap set from somewhere in the meantime? The rest of the car looks so nice now that the wheels let it down!
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