Possibly a new challenge..

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Possibly a new challenge..

Postby BobbyMel » Tue Aug 05, 2014 1:21 pm

Seriously tempted to buy this:


And turn it into this:


Probably just run a 1256, rather than the 1800 OHC I had in before..
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Re: Possibly a new challenge..

Postby Johnboy HB » Tue Aug 05, 2014 5:37 pm

Go on, you know you want to, you looked at this a while back & it's obviously playing on your mind
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Re: Possibly a new challenge..

Postby BobbyMel » Tue Aug 05, 2014 5:42 pm

It is...off work sick at the moment...so even more time to think about it...

Decisions..Decisions..
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Re: Possibly a new challenge..

Postby junkyarddog » Tue Aug 05, 2014 8:42 pm

Do it 8) :D
Just one more turn should do it....
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Re: Possibly a new challenge..

Postby bedfordbad » Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:51 pm

Go and have another look bob as it could be a lot worse sitting outside!
if you want I could come along with my big hammer and pick fault with it to help negotiate price! :goodideasign:
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Re: Possibly a new challenge..

Postby BobbyMel » Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:54 pm

It's stood there 20 plus years now...don't think a couple more months would do much more damage...
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Re: Possibly a new challenge..

Postby bedfordbad » Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:03 pm

Are you back drivin for metro meet a week on wed as I could pick you up in a quality motor if not!
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Re: Possibly a new challenge..

Postby BobbyMel » Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:09 pm

Done a little drive in the Astra today...but that's got power steering, hoping to try Viva on Sunday, going to the Aircraft Museum, beside Nissan, so just a short journey. See how that goes..

Metrocentre...hopefully....and what the hell do you mean, in a quality motor??
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Re: Possibly a new challenge..

Postby bedfordbad » Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:19 pm

Actually I havnt decided what to take yet, I will probs just see whats cleanest on the day :D , all I know is Im going as I need to see gary king....
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Re: Possibly a new challenge..

Postby hbpeter » Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:12 pm

Have you bought it yet then?? :mrgreen: Let Steve at it, it will be ready for Metro next week. :goodideasign:

Be good to see a copy of your original est, 2.3 this time, never mind 1256.

Should see you both at the Metro.

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