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Project 240 - old skool

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Old May 3rd, 2015, 20:08   #51
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Had a problem with front passenger door not locking with the central locking, discovered it down to a dry linkage, sprayed it with wd40 and all sorted.

The door card looks like its been getting a bit damp.



So with the aid of some duck tape and a bin liner the door has been sealed.

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Fitted the boost gauge this morning, looks a bit lonely.



Then this afternoon gave her a wash (first one in over 10 years) the paint work on the bonnet & roof is a bit rough, it was like sand paper and it can stay that way. Just wanted to wash the grim and tree sap off didn`t scrub to hard so moss is still growing in certain areas. Where the paint work has worn throu on the boot I`m just going to lacquer over it (it called character )








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You really should take a power washer to that moss. It will eventually damage the window rubbers.

Love the "distressed " look though!
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Old Aug 27th, 2015, 20:32   #54
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The 240 has been on the road now for 2 months,

Had a couple of hickups,

It had a miss fire when boosting above 5 psi which was caused by a faulty coil, fitted a new coil and now boosting to 10 psi with no problems.

The flexi fuel line to the fuel rail came apart, Had a stainless fuel line made up.

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Looking good Rob. What's next on project old skool?
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Looks great
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Old Jul 10th, 2024, 14:20   #57
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Had a good day working on the 240 today.

As I started working on the car early this morning I started off doing a bit of the body work, treated the rust then a thin coat of filler, once that had set it was sanded down and primed.



Now on to the main job, changing the front springs. It was a bit of a wriggle to get the first spring out but the second one was easier. While the suspension was out of the way the wheel arches was cleaned and undersealed.



The -40mm springs only lowered the car by 20mm but they have firmed up the suspension.

Before.



After.



Just need to do the rears next weekend.
That looks great, thanks for taking the time to show the difference in the height after the swap, I have the same set up ready to go on my 245. I think this will do just nicely as a drivable setup.
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