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Postby viva power » Sun Mar 02, 2008 10:09 pm

i had my viva s delivered yesterday and have been looking it over today.
looks good apart from a few little things.
the rear weel arches at the bottom of the spare wheel well and the same place on the other side has a hole the size of a 10p. needs some touching up on the drivers sill that has been replaced. bubbling on the front drivers wing. bubbling on the front valence. needs a newcenter section exhaust (slightly blowing silencer )and needs a passenger vindow winder.
this car is totally original un restored 26000 mile one owner from new wnd has all the original booklets even the phillips radio casette is in there with its manual.

it will be slowly restored to factory original eventually
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Postby opelscott22 » Mon Mar 03, 2008 7:21 am

sounds like a good project mate!! :D

good luck! :D

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Postby bodyworx » Mon Mar 03, 2008 10:21 am

Not many left in that condition ,doesnt sound too bad!, get a list of what you need and get over to the spares day, you'll get it all there , and probably a few extra 'titification'goodies as well 8)
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Postby viva power » Mon Mar 03, 2008 10:33 pm

its a good car i love the colour and the vynal roof. it just needs some little things doing but at least it has an mot. i will post some pics when i figure out how.is the spares day in coventry?
also can anyone tell me any information on the rarity and options on the "s"
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Postby viva power » Tue Mar 11, 2008 12:26 am

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i will be satrting the prosess of rust removal soon.
and will be getting rid of the horrible black plastic wingmirror.
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Postby hbpeter » Tue Mar 11, 2008 8:47 pm

Dosent look too bad, agree with getting rid of those mirrors!! Whats the white tube under the bonnet fitted on the passenger side bulkhead?
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Postby viva power » Tue Mar 11, 2008 9:52 pm

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here is a closer look apparently it has been converted to unleaded and this is something to do with it but i have no idea what it is.
any ideas anyone?
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Postby viva power » Tue Mar 11, 2008 9:55 pm

also if there is a chrome wingmirror (passenger side) going out there anyone please give me a shout.

i thing two wings and a front panel will be needed when i can afford them.
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Postby viva power » Tue Mar 11, 2008 10:08 pm

also if there is a chrome wingmirror (passenger side) going out there anyone please give me a shout.

i thing two wings and a front panel will be needed when i can afford them.
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Postby pbottomley » Tue Mar 11, 2008 10:51 pm

Thats a heap of junk thing, take it out throw it away, there is no proof they work so its a waste of time having it... The only way to convert to unleaded is to actually re machine the head... Otherwise its adding a substance to the fuel in liquid form when you fill up.

There are numerous substances such as castrol valve stem fluid availble from Halfords (examples).


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here is a closer look apparently it has been converted to unleaded and this is something to do with it but i have no idea what it is.
any ideas anyone?
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