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Thrust bearings went in my mk4 astra estate and needed a replacement car for work a day on eBay and this came up in Barnsley £350... 1998 ford escort 1.8 Gti 2 previous owners last guy has owned it for 12 years averaging 3000 miles a year hence only having 51000 miles on the clock full service history beautiful

 

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First thing I did was a damn good clean she had been stood a while and was a tad mossy then replaced the rusty old standard backbox

 

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Deep cleaned engine bay new rocker cover

 

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Colour coded badgeless grill colour coded scuttle panel and boot handle and an audio install

 

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Minor issues thermostat housing seems to be leaking from the lower sensor and a strange metallic rattle from underneath every now and again but only at 2000 revs

 

Future plans a new bumper a strut brace and would quite like some 17" rs 7 spokes

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Bloody hell you are moving fast on this ive had mine longer and only put a bumper on haha looks good though

 

Don't waste time me.. Can snow can rain can be 4am if I'm thinking about something I want to do on my cars il go do it I just really want to get my morettes in now

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Cracking car mate looks in loverly condition and what a bargain :D engine bays mint love the pepper red bits but think the red silicone part clash a little with the p red black would look cool black and im not picking at your car mate but is the parcel shelf supposed to be that colour or has it faded? Could do with a tin of Black spray blown over it :D tell me to fec of if I've came across the wrong way mate

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Cracking car mate looks in loverly condition and what a bargain :D engine bays mint love the pepper red bits but think the red silicone part clash a little with the p red black would look cool black and im not picking at your car mate but is the parcel shelf supposed to be that colour or has it faded? Could do with a tin of Black spray blown over it :D tell me to fec of if I've came across the wrong way mate

 

Already looking into black hoses the parcel shelf is meant to be that colour and the paints not bad it getting a new bumper on the front and new rear arches the rest of the paint is good besides a section under the passenger rear lights that's a slightly different shade of black which im also getting done

 

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