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PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2005 1:55 pm 
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N/S/F side lamp inop.
N/S/F Indicator flashing wrong colour
Headlamps need adjusting
Split pins missing from track rod ends
O/S/F Suspension Leg Not fully secure
excessive corrosion within 30cm o/s/r + N/S/R suspension mountings.
O/S/F metal brake pipe corroded
Road Wheels Damamaged (buckled by me :P )
excessive corrosion within 30cm o/s + n/s seat belt mountings
Exhaust fouling underbody
Heat Sheild Fouling Exhaust
Unable to open passanger side door from outside (lock stays shut for some reason.

Passed the emmisions test tho even tho the exhaust is leaking :o

im without a car after tomorrow for a few days :(

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2005 2:04 pm 
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rennie wrote:
N/S/F side lamp inop. - New bulb
N/S/F Indicator flashing wrong colour - new bulb
Headlamps need adjusting - Easily done
Split pins missing from track rod ends - Take it for tracking check somewhere, prob get the fitted for free
O/S/F Suspension Leg Not fully secure - worrying, try tightening it
excessive corrosion within 30cm o/s/r + N/S/R suspension mountings. - weld it up
O/S/F metal brake pipe corroded - new pipe
Road Wheels Damamaged (buckled by me :P ) - whoops
excessive corrosion within 30cm o/s + n/s seat belt mountings
Exhaust fouling underbody - Weld it up
Heat Sheild Fouling Exhaust - remove it
Unable to open passanger side door from outside (lock stays shut for some reason. - check rod from lock to lock mechanism

Passed the emmisions test tho even tho the exhaust is leaking :o

im without a car after tomorrow for a few days :(



Sounds like it's got a little bit of tin worm there
HTH
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2005 5:07 pm 
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HTH :lol:

how would saying that help? haha.

nevermind bud, you gonna keep it on the road. just sounds like needs a blast round with the welder and the odd job? keep it matey, after all that work for the tailgate and stuff :D

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2005 5:37 pm 
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HTH :lol:

how would saying that help? haha.

nevermind bud, you gonna keep it on the road. just sounds like needs a blast round with the welder and the odd job? keep it matey, after all that work for the tailgate and stuff :D


i didnt mean that in a sarcastic way. mine's got a little dose of it, but thats getting removed soon. they're ten year old cars, what do you expect.
mine failed its last MOT on 2 bits of weldiing.
The hope to have helped bit was about the bits needed
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2005 10:51 am 
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yeah not getting rid should be back on the road by friday as long as my dad pulls his finger out his arse :P

will be keeping it for another year or so then getting a Zetec-S :)

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Well you've got half a Zetec S already :lol:

Hope you get it all sorted though mate :D

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was all sorted and back on the road by thursday :)

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