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So some of you might recognise this.




It's been about a bit since Olly sold it but this time it's staying.

How it’s looking so far :




Current spec as of 16/04/2020

2004 facelift with chilli pack in dark silver 225whp 180wtq

Engine:
Ric Wood Motorsport CNC ported head with G&S triple groove +2mm exhaust valves and Calsibro guides
ARP head studs/nuts
ARP Con Rod Bolts
KING big end bearings
OEM GP intercooler
KAVS 17% Pulley
Cat Cams469
550cc injectors
Bytetronik map
JCW intake deflapped with ITG filter
ATI Super Damper
Janspeed exhaust manifold with 1320 TomCat
Miltek resonated R53 exhaust
Canton race tank/Stant cap
Facelift LSD gearbox - Fuchs Sintofluid gearbox oil
Clutchmasters FX400 lightweight flywheel and stock LUK Clutch

Suspension/Brakes:
ST XTA Coilovers
Hardrace RCA’s upper and lower
SuperFlex wishbone bushes/Lower engine mount
R56 front brakes with Carbotech XP10 pads and Nitrac 8 groove discs
HEL braised front brake lines

Exterior:
16x8 et28 Fifteen52 Formula TR with Yokohama Advan V701 215/45/16
Wheel stud conversion
R53 aero side skirts
GP front bumper
Kill All Wipers rear wiper delete
Colour coded front headlight rings
Joey'd rear headlights
GP OEM rear bumper trim and side-markers

Interior:
OEM JCW leather/alcantara steering wheel with carbon fibre insert
OEM black headlining
OEM grey/black heated Recaros front and rear
JCW carbon gear stick
JCW carbon handbrake

Future plans:
Link ECU
R56 alloy rear trailing arms
Hotchkis rear ARB
 

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'Project Bankrupt' & the first reply is from Overdraft.........fpmsl......

Good to see it's still going to be around a while longer
Haha I know I was like basically my life right now.

Yeh it won't be anywhere anytime soon that's for sure


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Looks like it's had a negative impact judging by your mrs face in the first photo :lol:

Nice buy though. One of the best cars here
 

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Looks like it's had a negative impact judging by your mrs face in the first photo :lol:

Nice buy though. One of the best cars here
Haha nah she was fine with it to be honest!
Thanks mate really enjoying it.


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Airtec is on!

Booked in with 1320 for a health check and tune with some 550s next month

Took this earlier too.




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Good start to ownership was hesitating around 2500-3500rpm then the ASC light came on...car went into limp mode so currently waiting for the AA. Anyone have any ideas?


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