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Engineer1949

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583 posts

30 months

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Sorry not for sale but quite happy to do one for you once this is finished.
Should be more pics but they wont load try again tomorrow.

John

Laine2000

22 posts

35 months

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Hi John , great work my friend , I did a similar floor up rebuild on my chimaera 15 years ago , still got it and still modding lol , this is the engine bay , if you get stuck on any of the cosmetic bits giz a shout I'll try to help , pretty much updated all the niggles , cheers for now , Lainey

Engineer1949

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583 posts

30 months

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Saturday 22nd September 2012 quote quote all
that is stunning thanks for the offer may well be in touch.

john

Laine2000

22 posts

35 months

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Thanks John , here's a full picture of my car, It's an "L" plate 4.0 . And my main tip for you would be to upgrade the mirrors to cerbera ones , you must by now realise how useless the originals are but here's the twist all you need is the mirror mods from any Tvr centre £45 ish a pair because the mirrors are actually off a VW corrado ;0) got mine for £18 off eBay . The electric mod requires only changing 1 wire to work with your early pre serp wiring . I'll send u pics when your at that stage if you do the mod , now get back to work everyone's waitin for your next installment lol , cheers

Stevie Mojo

1,455 posts

123 months

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Sunday 23rd September 2012 quote quote all
That's a beautiful Chim.
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Milk Tray

83 posts

55 months

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Sunday 23rd September 2012 quote quote all
Lovely car and I really like the colour combined with the black rims

Engineer1949

Original Poster:

583 posts

30 months

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Sunday 23rd September 2012 quote quote all
will deffo go the cerby mirrior route funny i was thinking what might be better now i know much obliged.



john

hdandy

26 posts

36 months

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Sunday 23rd September 2012 quote quote all
Laine2000 said:

Thanks John , here's a full picture of my car, It's an "L" plate 4.0 . And my main tip for you would be to upgrade the mirrors to cerbera ones , you must by now realise how useless the originals are but here's the twist all you need is the mirror mods from any Tvr centre £45 ish a pair because the mirrors are actually off a VW corrado ;0) got mine for £18 off eBay . The electric mod requires only changing 1 wire to work with your early pre serp wiring . I'll send u pics when your at that stage if you do the mod , now get back to work everyone's waitin for your next installment lol , cheers
mmmmmm garage envy

Laine2000

22 posts

35 months

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Sunday 23rd September 2012 quote quote all
I'd rather have johns garage "more tools lol"
Hey John gotta tell you about this buddy even though I know you won't use it on the project your doing due to power output of that Jedi on wheels your building. Now I'm more than happy with the brakes on my chim , they just look rubbish and red paint just shouts halfords , so I ordered those brembo covers as I thought yeah you'd doubt them on a ford KA but on a TVR with drilled and grooved !!!!!! I don't think so ...... Did em the other day and POW I kid you not they look amazing ,They've even got a rubber cover on the bleed valve . Looks like I've spent 3 grand ...... File them perfectly and they are a millimetre perfect covering . Dead chuffed with this mod , blows painting them away . Cheers



SILICONEKID340HP

12,001 posts

117 months

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Monday 24th September 2012 quote quote all
What shock absorbers are you running ..

Laine2000

22 posts

35 months

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Monday 24th September 2012 quote quote all
Racing reds from performance prestige melton

SILICONEKID340HP

12,001 posts

117 months

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Monday 24th September 2012 quote quote all
Laine2000 said:
Racing reds from performance prestige melton
So your in Nottingham ,I live in mapperley ,i wonder if those covers fit the larger cossie calipers..

Laine2000

22 posts

35 months

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Monday 24th September 2012 quote quote all
They do loads of sizes , even 6 pot ones ;0)

Laine2000

22 posts

35 months

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Here's some better photos of them guys

carsy

2,075 posts

51 months

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Monday 24th September 2012 quote quote all
Not seen these before, what exactly are they ?

A plastic cover that somehow clips onto the caliper.

Laine2000

22 posts

35 months

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Monday 24th September 2012 quote quote all
Yes matey , there about £20 quid off eBay

SILICONEKID340HP

12,001 posts

117 months

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Monday 24th September 2012 quote quote all
Laine2000 said:
Yes matey , there about £20 quid off eBay
What holds them on ?

haircutmike

10,485 posts

90 months

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Monday 24th September 2012 quote quote all
A little dab of silicon?

Laine2000

22 posts

35 months

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Monday 24th September 2012 quote quote all
U have to use heat proof silicon sealer , just 2 blobs on the outer part of the calipers ( these bits don't move ) and tape in position till cured , voila , absolutely no-one believes there fake , you have to try really hard to actually convince them lol , best value for money mod I've ever done ;0) hope u guys find this interesting , I was gonna keep it top secret but THIS mod I had to share with my fellow TVR men

SILICONEKID340HP

12,001 posts

117 months

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Monday 24th September 2012 quote quote all
Laine2000 said:
U have to use heat proof silicon sealer , just 2 blobs on the outer part of the calipers ( these bits don't move ) and tape in position till cured , voila , absolutely no-one believes there fake , you have to try really hard to actually convince them lol , best value for money mod I've ever done ;0) hope u guys find this interesting , I was gonna keep it top secret but THIS mod I had to share with my fellow TVR men
They look impressive but what does let them down is the little parthetic discs ..That lets the world know there not real ..Do they do them in black ? less blingy !
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