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Discussion in 'Work in progress' started by Graham, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. Graham

    Graham Moderator Staff Member

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    Thought I`d do a proper wip - not done much to it but I thought I`d stick all the pics in one place ...

    Bog standard - about a day after we bought it, posing in Portishead :laughing:
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    First mod - crystal lenses and Diadem bulbs
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    My old Mini that had to go as I had too many toys :(
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    Then stuck some 18" RS4 reps on
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    Then these
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    Which made it look like this ..
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    Then the sun came out :cool:
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    Most important addition ;)
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    Then German plates - naughty me :laughing:
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    Bra`d up ready for Wolfsburg
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    Where I did this :eek:
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    On this ...
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    Chipsaway to the resue !
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    All red rear lights
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    Tried a sticky number plate for a bit
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    Tried these - looked crap in the flesh, threw them in the bin !
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    Local meet at Ria and Marks
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    Ultimate Dubs 2008
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    Pic of it`s arse in one of the mags :laughing:
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    Cruise to the Prom 2008
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    Black rear valance and slat in front grille
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    Funky dice valve caps
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    BVF 2008
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    15mm hubcentric spacers on the back
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    Gangsta innit :D
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    Black boot badge
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    Bought a new style bonnet badge and sprayed it black to match the boot one
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    I was bored, what can I say :laughing:
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    E38 2008 :D
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    Next up - got the pressed plates made up, just waiting for the paperwork to come through from DVLA. Rumour has it the car actually belongs to Rachell but as it`ll soon have my name on it ......
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    and that`s it for now ...
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  2. Luigi Farkelharzen

    Luigi Farkelharzen Evvo VIP Member

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    Nice little wip dude! I'm quite surprised hot far the 15mm spacers push the backs out - got any more pics of the rears??? I'll be getting some hubcentrics soon, but gotta measure how much poke I want on them. I hear they are the donkeys of a spacer!
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    Looks fantastic Graham :D

    Your mini was gorgeous, I hope it went to a good home :D
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    very nice! quite like ours but a differnt colour, subtle mods
  5. Graham

    Graham Moderator Staff Member

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    Hubcentrics are proper spacers, not like the dodgey cheapo washer things you can get.
    I`ll have to take some more pics next weekend ;)

    The Mini is still doing the shows, I managed to contact the current owner a few days ago which was nice. It was good to see it`s still being looked after !

    Cheers :D
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    Looking very smart :D front badge looks great!
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    Graham Moderator Staff Member

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    I rushed it the first time I sprayed it so I could put it on for E38 - trouble is the paint was still soft and the bra rubbed some of it away :rolleyes:
    It then took about another 10 goes to get it right as the paint kept reacting !
    Doesn`t look too bad now though. I managed to split the badge so I could paint the backing satin black and the VW bit gloss but you can`t really tell unless you are up close.
  8. Shamrockez

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    don't get me started on paint reactions - most annoying thing ever!!!!!
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    nice one g-man :)
  10. Graham

    Graham Moderator Staff Member

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    Couple more pics of the back wheels for young Master Benfield ;)

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  11. Luigi Farkelharzen

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    That's great cheers G-G-G-G-G--G-G-G-G-G-unit!!!

    Out with the tape measure I go..... to the car.
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    Looks mighty fine Mr G :)
  14. Graham

    Graham Moderator Staff Member

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    New plates on :D

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  15. Luigi Farkelharzen

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    Love it, go short on the front G man!
  16. Graham

    Graham Moderator Staff Member

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    Will do eventually -needs smoothing first though as there`s a few holes underneath
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    plate looks cool :D
  18. Luigi Farkelharzen

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    Ah didn't think of that dude - speak to Del Boy about the smoothing geezer. Just up the road from you!
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    Given the above I think I have completely lost control of my car now! Tempted to get some black spots put on the car just to see Graham's face fall when he gets home from work!!!! lol
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    Graham Moderator Staff Member

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    It`s my car now :p

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