Engine rebuild

Engine rebuild

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Dr G

14,015 posts

205 months

Tuesday 17th March 2020
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I like to imagine the latest delay is caused by the OP being talked into strapping a supercharger on "while we're in there".

Shanksy87

265 posts

85 months

Thursday 7th May 2020
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We must be due an update about now. I understand the work is finally complete? You must be delighted...

4321go

Original Poster:

565 posts

150 months

Thursday 7th May 2020
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It is! I am! Update early next week........ biggrin


200Plus Club

8,431 posts

241 months

Thursday 7th May 2020
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For no reason other than morbid curiosity I'd be interested to see what the cost was if you felt you could share.
Saw the update on Ricky fb page yesterday and assumed it was this project.
Chuffed for you and I know Ricky will have done a 1st class job.

PompeyReece

1,072 posts

52 months

Thursday 7th May 2020
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4321go said:
It is! I am! Update early next week........ biggrin

That looks like Ricky’s dyno! If so, look forward to hearing all about it.

MJK 24

5,526 posts

199 months

Friday 8th May 2020
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Brilliant thread. Eagerly awaiting the conclusion!

ricky.rep

14 posts

40 months

Sunday 10th May 2020
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I know what happens and even I’m excited for the next instalment.

I think I have found my new blog author!

Thank you to everyone for the lovely words and comments throughout this build thread.

Also thank you to Simon for trusting us with his pride and joy. Always lots of little (and big in this case) setbacks in a project like this, but he has always been very understanding and very willing to allow us to go the extra mile (in time and cost) to get the high level of finish we wanted. The end result is quite beautiful.

It’s also very nice that over the last year and a bit from meeting “Captain Tea Boy” he has become a friend and frequent visitor/take the pisser at REP HQ.

I hope that doesn’t change!!

Cheers Ricky

Trev450

6,025 posts

135 months

Sunday 10th May 2020
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ricky.rep said:
I know what happens and even I’m excited for the next instalment.

I think I have found my new blog author!

Thank you to everyone for the lovely words and comments throughout this build thread.

Also thank you to Simon for trusting us with his pride and joy. Always lots of little (and big in this case) setbacks in a project like this, but he has always been very understanding and very willing to allow us to go the extra mile (in time and cost) to get the high level of finish we wanted. The end result is quite beautiful.

It’s also very nice that over the last year and a bit from meeting “Captain Tea Boy” he has become a friend and frequent visitor/take the pisser at REP HQ.

I hope that doesn’t change!!

Cheers Ricky
The praise is well deserved, Ricky.

I too look forward to reading the final instalment.

supersport

3,194 posts

190 months

Sunday 10th May 2020
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It’s amazing how time flies, it doesn’t seem like a year.

It has looked amazing at every step, and back together looks incredible.

ricky.rep

14 posts

40 months

Sunday 10th May 2020
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supersport said:
It’s amazing how time flies, it doesn’t seem like a year.

It has looked amazing at every step, and back together looks incredible.
I am very proud of this one sir!! It’s come out better than I had hoped for!

ricky.rep

14 posts

40 months

Sunday 10th May 2020
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Trev450 said:
The praise is well deserved, Ricky.

I too look forward to reading the final instalment.
Thank you sir!

olv

150 posts

178 months

Tuesday 30th June 2020
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Have I missed the conclusion to this somewhere? I'm interested and hear about the finished article given the huge amount of work that's gone in.

4321go

Original Poster:

565 posts

150 months

Wednesday 1st July 2020
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Really sorry. I’ve had the car back for several weeks now and it really is awesome. Waaaaaay better than standard! In fact, it’ll be back with Ricky tomorrow for it’s 1000 mile oil change. I’ll re-read the last few posts (to get back up to speed) and finish the thread off soon. Standby.............l

shalmaneser

4,619 posts

158 months

Wednesday 1st July 2020
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4321go said:
Really sorry. I’ve had the car back for several weeks now and it really is awesome. Waaaaaay better than standard! In fact, it’ll be back with Ricky tomorrow for it’s 1000 mile oil change. I’ll re-read the last few posts (to get back up to speed) and finish the thread off soon. Standby.............l
Great news, would love to see this wrapped up!

Matty3

753 posts

47 months

Wednesday 1st July 2020
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4321go said:
Really sorry. I’ve had the car back for several weeks now and it really is awesome. Waaaaaay better than standard! In fact, it’ll be back with Ricky tomorrow for it’s 1000 mile oil change. I’ll re-read the last few posts (to get back up to speed) and finish the thread off soon. Standby.............l
Superb thread - eagerly awaiting the concluding part smile

Trev450

6,025 posts

135 months

Wednesday 1st July 2020
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Give the guy a break fellas. He's been deprived of his pride and joy for over a year, who can blame him for wanting to just drive it. smile

Raven Flyer

1,619 posts

187 months

Thursday 9th July 2020
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What an amazing journey this has been. Looking forward to reading the conclusion.

Well done Ricky, it's already obvious that Simon has fallen in love with his Lambo again.

jakesmith

8,984 posts

134 months

Thursday 9th July 2020
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How has the Mk1 Focus been running all this time?

shalmaneser

4,619 posts

158 months

Friday 10th July 2020
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jakesmith said:
How has the Mk1 Focus been running all this time?
This is update I'm really looking for!

jakesmith

8,984 posts

134 months

Friday 10th July 2020
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shalmaneser said:
jakesmith said:
How has the Mk1 Focus been running all this time?
This is update I'm really looking for!
OP has a fantastic car that we’ve seen only a few tantalising pics of and want more!
plus a Lambo