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rich86
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2016 12:25 am  Reply with quoteBack to top

Stigs dad wrote:
Yeh the suspension  will take a week or so to settle but you've bought a great set up there.  Eibach  springs ride a little hard for some people  but not for me. The car should now corner a lot better now.  The hoses were done when I bought the car so I couldn't  tell you who makes them ,  they are good quality though.  Although  I don't  think  there samco.  
      Thanks for the nice comments on my Noggy.  Had it now for 3 months and started to get a few bit's done which I wanted to change.  Done all the front grills to rs ones and fitted face lift front lights. Going to sort a few bit's of paint out then onto changing all the bushes  for silicone  ones.


Yeah I've heard good things about the Bilsteins and my brother had them on his old golf, which I enjoyed, so I'm looking forward to getting the rear bushes and alignment sorted.

Yeah yours looks really well. It makes me realise how bad my engine bay looks when I see yours. I like how you've still got part of the standard air intake leading to the cone filter.

aidank1981 wrote:
Noggymike wrote:
Looking good so far



I think the A,B,C,D exterior pillar trim bits need a refurb along with the roof rails, couple that with a tyre detail and maybe a drop then she will look awesome IMHO


agreed, maybe add the front grill too! great job on the headlights! cars coming along a treat! shame the bank balance wont be so healthy  


Thanks Aidan. I'm thinking of vinyl wrapping the pillars, I'm not too clued up on it (with painting either) but I'll see how it turns out. I'll probably have to get the roof rails painted!

Yeah the bank balance isn't looking too clever right now. I sold my van to buy this on a whim about 3 years ago. I've already got a 'weekend' car in the garage and this was supposed to just get me from A to B (probably not the wisest choice for that purpose). But the car has grown on me so here I am pouring money into it    
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:43 am Reply with quoteBack to top

I've had a soft spot for Hibiscus since I bought a cheap and scruffy tdi dagdag in 'brown' and polished it up!




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rich86
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2016 2:47 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

hiltoa wrote:
I've had a soft spot for Hibiscus since I bought a cheap and scruffy tdi dagdag in 'brown' and polished it up!





Looks great polished up!
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domparrott
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Car: B5 S4
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:48 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Car looks great, amazing how well the headlights come up! what splitter is that you have fitted on the front.... looks ace

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rich86
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:41 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

domparrott wrote:
Car looks great, amazing how well the headlights come up! what splitter is that you have fitted on the front.... looks ace


Thanks mate, yes I was surprised how well they came up!

The splitter is a Seat Leon splitter I got off eBay for about £50. There's a few guides on here for fitting them. It involves just marking up with some masking tape to get it centre, using self tappers to attach it, and a heatgun if you have one to mould it to the right shape near the wheels. And cutting off the overhanging edges.
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domparrott
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Car: B5 S4
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:22 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

rich86 wrote:
domparrott wrote:
Car looks great, amazing how well the headlights come up! what splitter is that you have fitted on the front.... looks ace


Thanks mate, yes I was surprised how well they came up!

The splitter is a Seat Leon splitter I got off eBay for about £50. There's a few guides on here for fitting them. It involves just marking up with some masking tape to get it centre, using self tappers to attach it, and a heatgun if you have one to mould it to the right shape near the wheels. And cutting off the overhanging edges.


I know what I'll be ordering later thanks
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