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Hello everyone.. I'm Ryan.. From outside Edinburgh

This is my first German car after owning 2 frenchies and a jap

This will be one of the slowest progress you have ever seen due to saving up for a house :snack:

I have owned her for exactly 8 days :D

The day I got her

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Following day I gave her a quick clean

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Then it rained :angry: so I parked next to the kid brothers VTR

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Looks good, welcome along. As above what you got planned?
 

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Plans are other manufacturer OEM alloys

30-40mm drop (not going as low as my civic)

engine bay tidied up

splitter front and back

Exhaust (something with a little bit more grumble further up the revs but standardish lower down)

colour code rubstrips

thats the plans for now... no doubt they will change or add more
 

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come clean mine :y: what are the colour plans for those wheels?

looks like they'll need smaller tyres also !?
 

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Look at my wheels man they're gunmetal colour it's an alpharomeo colour but still around that colour and same design wheel but in 18"
 

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Well last weekend brought some good weather so I took the chance to catch up on some cleaning and much needed interior scrub

50/50 of the drivers seat

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colour of water removed from rear bench

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Floor shampoo'd and scrubbed with a stiff brush (floor fully dry on right)

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Then it was onto the exterior... 2500 grit wet sanded (video show 50/50 of passanger door before correction)

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After Megs 105 compound

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50/50 of headlight correction (sanded and corrected)

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Debadged the rear

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Couple after pics

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Even my mirror shines!!!!!....

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Then I added more pink to the engine bay :D

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The car also passed its MOT B)

However within the next 3 months it needs the following replaced (I love my little brother being a mechanic)

N/S suspension arm

O/S droplink

Front disks and pads

The next 6 months (dependant on how I drive)

Rear disks and pads

New backbox (got a price for a s/s one)
 

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8th May I went away for the weekend and the car outstanded me doing 573 miles to a full tank :blink:

Thought it would be cheeky to not take some pics while away

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I also fitted my led number plate bulbs while I was away

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Came home with a fly covered car and a parcel on my bed.... So I fitted it and cave the car a clean

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I personally dont like the look of bonnet bras, however I re painted a few bits on my car July last year including the bonnet and bumper and they are already peppered with stone chips. That said I do a lot of (fast) miles so depends really whether you would rather protect the car at the expense of looks. If you like them then definitly go for one.win win situation, Bonnet protected and something new to look at!
 
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