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schimg

Warks and West Midlands, United Kingdom

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Name
Steve Guest
Member Since
7th March 2003
Total Posts
1,845
Occupation
Counter Fraud and Security Trainer CFSMS

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<div>TVRCC Regional Organisor Warwickshire and West Midlands Region <br><br>I have always appreciated TVR's, and realised the dream in March 03 when I purchased THE Suzuki Candy Yellow 4.3 Chim. It required some attention (most of which I have done myself). <br>Current spec: <br>LT: badges,stalks,stainless grill (modified no centre-bar),kick-plates, ash-trays, cigar lighter and dash vents. <br>Mahogany wood Steering wheel. <br>Upgraded cross drilled brakes(Larger 500 spec hubs and callipers)and braided hoses. <br>Front/rear wishbones replaced and re-bushed, Replaced anti-roll bar bushes and drop-links (later type). <br>Engine: Blue Silicone hoses, dizzy,Radiator,main bearings, clutch, master cylinder replaced, and plugs/leads etc. <br>After market 17ins wheels or 18 ins TVRMotion Split Rims. <br>Zertec after-burners, Speed 12 headlight conversion with (clear) frenched front indicators and side repeaters <br>Full strip down re-paint in Suzuki Candy Yellow (Newlun Design 07/2004), factory roll-cage in stainless. <br>Replacement Griff sports exhaust (original retained). <br>Winter 04/05 replaced steering UJ's, oil and fuel filter service, K+N upgrade+ACT pipe to air-flow meter pipe, new stainless caphead fixings, Plenum polished and throttle body enlarged to 73.5mm, brass butterfly. Thermal plate fitted. Various bits polished and chromed. <br>2006 Body off chassis refurb, chassis hot zinc sprayed plus at least 5 coats POR15 5 coats of Hammerite plus new ball joints/track rod end/steering rack/wheel bearings/braided fuel brake lines/seat belts/ Gaz Gold Shocks /engine bay colour coded /pre cats out/gearbox rebuilt/ diff rebuilt new quiffe seals poly bush / new cv's/poly bush suspension - Castle Race Engines 430 big valve gas flowed heads/ACT carbon fibre trumpet base/ blue print engine/285 piper / 500 clutch. Toyo Proxys all round plus more! <br>Winter 2006 Fitted Tuscan seats and colour coded seat backs/ partial retrim of interior/LT air vents and wndow switches <br>This is not the main car so I can limit the mileage to 3K. <br>Since getting the car have met a few like minded folk in the Warks area. The workhorse is a TD Mondeo! Oh yes...chose my login name late one night , then realised that"schim" means ladyboy in Thailand!<br></div>

Member information
Nickname schimg schimg's car
Name Steve Guest
Member Since 7th March 2003
Total Posts 1,845
Occupation Counter Fraud and Security Trainer CFSMS 
Region Warks and West Midlands 
Country United Kingdom 
Notes
<div>TVRCC Regional Organisor Warwickshire and West Midlands Region <br><br>I have always appreciated TVR's, and realised the dream in March 03 when I purchased THE Suzuki Candy Yellow 4.3 Chim. It required some attention (most of which I have done myself). <br>Current spec: <br>LT: badges,stalks,stainless grill (modified no centre-bar),kick-plates, ash-trays, cigar lighter and dash vents. <br>Mahogany wood Steering wheel. <br>Upgraded cross drilled brakes(Larger 500 spec hubs and callipers)and braided hoses. <br>Front/rear wishbones replaced and re-bushed, Replaced anti-roll bar bushes and drop-links (later type). <br>Engine: Blue Silicone hoses, dizzy,Radiator,main bearings, clutch, master cylinder replaced, and plugs/leads etc. <br>After market 17ins wheels or 18 ins TVRMotion Split Rims. <br>Zertec after-burners, Speed 12 headlight conversion with (clear) frenched front indicators and side repeaters <br>Full strip down re-paint in Suzuki Candy Yellow (Newlun Design 07/2004), factory roll-cage in stainless. <br>Replacement Griff sports exhaust (original retained). <br>Winter 04/05 replaced steering UJ's, oil and fuel filter service, K+N upgrade+ACT pipe to air-flow meter pipe, new stainless caphead fixings, Plenum polished and throttle body enlarged to 73.5mm, brass butterfly. Thermal plate fitted. Various bits polished and chromed. <br>2006 Body off chassis refurb, chassis hot zinc sprayed plus at least 5 coats POR15 5 coats of Hammerite plus new ball joints/track rod end/steering rack/wheel bearings/braided fuel brake lines/seat belts/ Gaz Gold Shocks /engine bay colour coded /pre cats out/gearbox rebuilt/ diff rebuilt new quiffe seals poly bush / new cv's/poly bush suspension - Castle Race Engines 430 big valve gas flowed heads/ACT carbon fibre trumpet base/ blue print engine/285 piper / 500 clutch. Toyo Proxys all round plus more! <br>Winter 2006 Fitted Tuscan seats and colour coded seat backs/ partial retrim of interior/LT air vents and wndow switches <br>This is not the main car so I can limit the mileage to 3K. <br>Since getting the car have met a few like minded folk in the Warks area. The workhorse is a TD Mondeo! Oh yes...chose my login name late one night , then realised that"schim" means ladyboy in Thailand!<br></div>