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post #251 of (permalink) Old 6th June 2009
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god i hate wear and tear

As usual it started off with a bit here then a bit there, so to sum up

180 to replace Catalytic Converter, Mid Box, refit a SS Sports Back box
350 to replace both Brembo Rear Disc Calipers
100 for a replacement Gearbox (history unknown)
120 to fit the Gearbox
30 for a PAS Pump
18 for a Auxilery Belt
150 for x2 Front Gas Shocks (patern part)
140 for x2 Rear Gas Shocks (renault part)
60 for x2 Front Shocks
115 for x2 Front Shock mounting plates
70 for x2 Front Shock bearings
70 for replacement clamps for MAD coilover springs
100 for replacement patern part Front and Rear Discs and Pads
250 for fitting front springs
15 for x2front Anti-roll linkages
40 for x2 track rod ends
50 to fit Anti-roll linkages and track rod ends
25 for laser tracking
60 for full 4 wheel laser camber alignment
30 for fuel filler assy
50 for fuel tank straps
60 for Renault fuel tank pipes
100 to replace straps, pipes and filler
35 for replacment drivers door (exact colour match)
25 for replacment front bumper (exact colour match)
85 for x2 rear patern part hubs(inc bearings) (still boxed)
60 for x4 Renault alloys (second hand)
30 for paint etc.. to for refurbishing alloys
175 for x4 european winter tyres
25 for fitting tyres, inc valves
100 to repair 17"alloys (slightly buckled)
50 for stripping/fitting of alloys
88 for replacing the missing sticky vin plate, which was never onthe car since i bought it.

i havnt counted how much this lot has got to yet

ZOMG!!! 2700.....+

oh jeez, Arrrrgggghhhhhhhhh...:loser:
i never planed on spending that much....
as ever its one little bit after another drip drip drip....

well thats it i might as well buy another car and simply strip this one down for parts to sell, looks like the only way im gonna make any money back on this wreck (drives nice though) stiff suspension, sporty looks, rides high, nice roar as you boot it down the road, just for luv of god dont rev above 3.5k rpm or it's new head gasket time again...

just the slight issue of rust on the back edge of the sil and rear arches.......... and 213.5K miles on the clock
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