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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #45 on: 22 May 2014, 22:39:32 »

Car is now stripped and got a date with a media blaster. Going to start taking bets on how much more rust i will find. Think this is going to be painful. Will post pics when cars back
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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #46 on: 24 May 2014, 10:41:22 »

In my book matey you are a dedicated hero..great to see someone who actually puts so much time,energy and hard earned cash into a project that a lot of us would only dream of doing..It is a credit to you and i hope you have a great deal of pleasure out of it..Well done  :y :y
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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #47 on: 24 May 2014, 11:15:15 »

Thanks for your support mate. Just keep thinking about when its done and all shiny and new
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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #48 on: 29 May 2014, 09:06:09 »

Job well done, best of luck
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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #49 on: 29 May 2014, 09:12:16 »

Car due back Saturday not looking forward to seeing the holes left behind by rust
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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #50 on: 01 June 2014, 13:11:25 »

got car back yesterday not put pics up yet cause really p***ed off

car arrived back all doors in the car all strapped up with boot and bonnet on removing all them from the car noticed that every panel is warped to the point of being scrapped. roof also cooked and will need lots of cataloy to fix it, rear quarters also done in but repairable

rust holes so far
8 inch hole in boot on drivers side
4 inch hole in opposite side
10 inch hole where rear passenger wheel arch meets floor
2 inch hole opposite side
both rear arches
both sills front to back
hole in bulkhead at passengerside
3 inch hole in chassis leg on passengerside
front crossmember totalled


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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #51 on: 04 August 2014, 16:57:55 »

finally getting new parts back onto the car ready for getting a respray so got the subframe, wishbones etc back on and looking good I had to share it here after almost 2 years

]https://www.dropbox.com/s/v0qcu7txbv24zpo/WP_20140804_001.jpg[url]

https://www.dropbox.com/s/6cyrvwfqrfoxh8v/WP_20140804_002.jpg[/url]
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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #52 on: 04 August 2014, 17:11:02 »

finally getting new parts back onto the car ready for getting a respray so got the subframe, wishbones etc back on and looking good I had to share it here after almost 2 years

https://www.dropbox.com/s/v0qcu7txbv24zpo/WP_20140804_001.jpg[url]]]https://www.dropbox.com/s/v0qcu7txbv24zpo/WP_20140804_001.jpg[url]

https://www.dropbox.com/s/6cyrvwfqrfoxh8v/WP_20140804_002.jpg[/url]

First link doesn't work mate  :-\

Second one is nice  :y as I see colour of axle stands also fit to miggie ... :y

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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #53 on: 04 August 2014, 17:16:36 »

sorry try that mate

https://www.dropbox.com/s/v0qcu7txbv24zpo/WP_20140804_001.jpg

yea axle stands are a good match plus a tenner a pair helps  :y
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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #54 on: 04 August 2014, 19:57:51 »

sorry try that mate

https://www.dropbox.com/s/v0qcu7txbv24zpo/WP_20140804_001.jpg

yea axle stands are a good match plus a tenner a pair helps  :y

Still hasn't fitted that gator has he ;D
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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #55 on: 04 August 2014, 20:19:38 »

you know what its like mate you cant contain your excitement when you got shiny bits ;D
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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #56 on: 24 August 2014, 14:35:32 »

Good job  :)
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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #57 on: 24 August 2014, 18:23:51 »

Thanks mate :y
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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #58 on: 24 August 2014, 21:08:56 »

Well done so far, can't wait to see the finished item  :y
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Re: rebuilding x30xe
« Reply #59 on: 24 August 2014, 21:27:20 »

I cant either. Hopefully away to paint body in the next 8 month hopefully
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