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Paddy gti

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  1. On impulse this weekend just gone i bought some escort cossy's just if i fancy a change from the rs7's So into storage they go
  2. yes i had the interior out of an rs2000 which is a 3 door in my 5 door gti all bolts straight in
  3. Wanted the sandwich plate that fits between the gearbox and engine for my frint starter ib5 to fit to my silvertop zetec gearbox as shown
  4. whats a decent offer? dont really have anything to go on tell me what youd be happy with
  5. Id be getting them powdercoated anyway let me know what your after
  6. Very interested in the fuel rail cover won these battery tray covers on ebay around a month ago guy threw the abs shape res covers in with them Just finished tracking down all the new brake bits i needed servo turned up yesterday using the standard manifold and a decatted downpipe should be miles clear not using the 4 branch i got
  7. Gearbox is now dont just to find a dust plate and starter for it
  8. Can anyone point me in the direction of any info regarding the gearing ratios on ib5 boxes iv gotten my hands on a front starter ib5 off of an escort Acapulco 1.4 cvh wanting to know if this is fine to use as is or if to swap the bell housing on to the original box off my gti
  9. not a massive update but engine wiring is near done been modifying the standard looms to tuck them out of sight for aesthetic reasons
  10. definitely my favorite 3 door out there without a shadow of a doubt
  11. yeah looks like the original gelcoat to me, looks like someone started working on it and then just gave up, at £70 i couldnt say no
  12. Been on the lookout for one for a few years, dropped on this one for a bloody good price lol
  13. Aux belt fitted after 3-4 attempts of remembering how it went just to get the looms back on and it's finished and time to move on to cleaning and painting the gearbox http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/EACABB23-73C0-4086-9CB2-1B45B53AC08B_zpshisx4jgw.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/BF0F36FB-5577-42DA-829A-EC19181EC157_zps6strirvg.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/1AEE4D92-72E1-459C-98A6-ADD551640548_zps24a3jift.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/52DCB5DC-2EBC-4CA3-B797-7B9633D99DB6_zpsfjvfm6f8.jpg
  14. Alternator fitted http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/6C823DE6-8449-4632-805A-F3BDEDA350FF_zpsq0qsf5vi.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/CFDAB8E4-85C4-4CAA-8EDF-CBBEF1675A70_zpsamieq5ys.jpg
  15. cheers for getting back to me
  16. I have a question, converting my 1800 zetec gti engine to have a front mounted starter been offered the gearbox from a 1996 mk6 1.4cvh which I'm told will fit is this true also what gearbox will this be ib5, bc etc as not wanting to screw the ratios up
  17. Today's acquisition http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/F3FBCF53-A63B-4035-B47B-ECD8EE255C80_zpsvxqk57sc.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/6E6621B1-F7D5-4358-8CE4-72A1D85C08AF_zpsgx8vmckv.jpg
  18. Today's work, designed the plate to mount my coil pack in its new place and got it made up got it home and it bolted in perfectly so finished my plug leads off think it looks quite well shame it's going to be hidden at the back of the engine http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/83565A7F-7680-4664-9FFD-8B8B791FFDF6_zps3dkhil8c.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/70A77BAF-9387-4C7A-86D0-A64E4F5595B8_zpshckmhwn9.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/722B1348-77B8-4A89-9DDC-32718F250092_zps3nc90obi.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/64690C85-7358-4C39-9C6F-B633686469A5_zpsiephkzgn.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/7E7800D7-AA4D-4FF4-8611-50E3DDCF3D84_zpsg1fefbm5.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/A2D9336D-2E4C-4814-8387-6B04A23A3BA6_zpso6vs7hvp.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/FEF892FA-B1D4-4C66-8467-1B60BB262A42_zpsvo34fynp.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/586C392B-372A-4CDD-94B6-8FE7117CFA73_zpswcuumfnd.jpg
  19. It is a bit obsessive lol thinking of the best looking way to attach things the anodised bolts were a pain wrapping my Allen keys in paper so as to not chip the anodising off
  20. Like this? http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/EC089B2F-2307-4AFA-8B54-BE67DF994B3F_zpsrg2u2knm.jpg Refurbished the AC pulley and crank pulley so they're back on all I need now is the new alternator and can get the belt on then it's time to work on the injector wiring and finding somewhere to put the coil pack http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/160D6B24-81F1-47FD-890B-5B01A2FF0D52_zpstqtrr8yy.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/92C151E7-E534-4D18-8F12-1AD9CD87665A_zps2roblnqa.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/460F1D06-6FA3-44F7-8661-98B21D93A1EE_zpsyelzcijb.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/B8B99C53-1CD5-4CA1-99D9-A4F7B3BFE220_zpsnngd1qwq.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/662ACA7E-63FE-4598-BFFF-C1B9CF913D11_zpsexk6opvo.jpg
  21. Will be picking my powdercoated puleys up soon will take a snap for you when the pulley is on the PS pump
  22. im not holding my breath tbh police didnt bother coming out they never do where i live, will just be given a crime number and the case will be closed in 7 days as is their usual procedure
  23. Cheers pal Progress has ground to a sudden halt Sunday at 8pm a gang of youths who have taken to hanging around in the ginnel that runs behind my home decided to set fire to the trees and brush behind my fence which consequently spread to my fence and almost my garage and my neighbors proprieties, nearly killing my polecats who's hutch is up against this fence i spent hours in a&e being treated for the burns i received rescuing them so my hands are just about useless put a stop to things till they heal up http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/ACFB3DC8-8C70-47D1-A92D-031FB81403AD_zpshxnp68pr.jpg http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/CCE079AD-3A81-41F8-8187-E3A2A26AF962_zpszypbr1z7.jpg So I bought myself a few more 17" diamond cut rs7's to cheer myself up 8 total now http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/ee454/Superdream84/escort/906901E8-8C2F-4D96-B2B5-55AD29B767A3_zpsx5olm9zd.jpg
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