my new calibra le update feb 2016

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Re: my new calibra le update feb 2016

by rich30mex » Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:02 am

So my friendly post man came the other day with most of the rear end parts to rebuild the subframe

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Re: my new calibra le update feb 2016

by rich30mex » Sun Mar 06, 2016 11:29 pm

Guna have another go at the old girl tomorrow I'm feeling motivated after this weekends show
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Re: my new calibra le update feb 2016

by rich30mex » Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:09 am

Been busy over the last few weeks stripping back and repairing bits that need repairing it's been a long mucky job
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Lot of hidden rust like under seam sealer and under the under seal but nothing on the floor pan has gone so cleaned and prepend for paint

Got some other parts cleaned and in primer

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More to come at a later date keep tuned
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Re: my new calibra le update feb 2016

by Callyman » Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:13 am

Looks good mate

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Re: my new calibra le update feb 2016

by rich30mex » Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:36 am

callyman wrote:Looks good mate

You need a Shazza to help you.

Lol its a right pain in the arse cleaning the floor as it's got like a rubberised under seal on it (got a lot of surface rust hidden under this) iv been at it 8 hrs plus a day for well over a week now and only got 50% done so still along way to go
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Re: my new calibra le update feb 2016

by craigyboy » Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:03 pm

Well done mate,you must have patience to be doing all that.
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Re: my new calibra le update feb 2016

by rich30mex » Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:33 pm

craigyboy wrote:Well done mate,you must have patience to be doing all that.

Unemployed and bored mate lol
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Re: my new calibra le update feb 2016

by rich30mex » Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:19 pm

not up dated this for a long time so i thought i would have a play about and ad a couple of resent images
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Re: my new calibra le update oct 2019

by rich30mex » Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:39 am

thought i best up date this as most know i have been concentrating on the green car for the last year so not much has happened to the old girl.

She had a bit of a leak on the sump from the old cork gasket so desided to upgrade the old baffle plate to the 8v one this i am told sorts the leaking issue out so last night i stripped the old sump and baffle plate off ready for the new 8v one to go on
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Re: my new calibra le update feb 2016

by Callyman » Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:43 pm

They can and Will still leak, but using the hylomar will 99% cure it, just once a year check/nip the bolts up.
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Re: my new calibra le update feb 2016

by rich30mex » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:15 pm

Callyman wrote:They can and Will still leak, but using the hylomar will 99% cure it, just once a year check/nip the bolts up.


will do just got the down pipe to put back on now then done mate cheers for the advice
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Re: my new calibra le update feb 2016

by Callyman » Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:29 pm

Have you run it up to temp yet? All ok?
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Re: my new calibra le update feb 2016

by rich30mex » Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:48 pm

Callyman wrote:Have you run it up to temp yet? All ok?

no iv got the exhurst still to refit had to sort another car out last night so didnt get chance to do it
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