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[car_restoration] My Longwinded 1.9 Laser Project


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SurGie

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Thats what i thought as i bought a whole set late last year for my project.

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Excellent, its so nice to see people who are genuinely into their 205s repairing rather than jujst scrapping and starting again.

Did the other front wing come off undamaged?

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Ditto , nice to see another 205 saved :) soon the time will come when we'll all be doing similar projects rather than a simple re-shell and scrap the poor one - everything (bar the severe bodywork damage of course ..) is repairable :lol:

Wish you all the best with your project .

Damir :)

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Excellent, its so nice to see people who are genuinely into their 205s repairing rather than jujst scrapping and starting again.

Did the other front wing come off undamaged?


The bodyshop decided that considering the time it would take them to remove the wing carefully, it would be cheaper to replace it. Had I not been at uni down in Bath I would have prob spent the time getting it off myself, but unfortunately that wasnt possible, so it had two new pug wings.


Thanks for the words of support guys :ph34r:

Hopefully its been painted by now, I'll get my dad to email me some pics soon, I feel bad pestering the bodyshop too much lol

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some great work there!
i admire your commitment! :)

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This month's classic monthly, top 50 cars to buy in 2010. The 205 GTi is number 11, and they have used a stock photo of mine from the photoshoot last year, which is nice <_<

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"Walk away if you suspect an accident damaged shell"?!? I disagree! :D
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Pity about the contact website they used!

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"interior trim has a habit of falling off" Ive owned 6 205 gti's over the last 12 years and I've never had a piece of interior "fall off"!

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well done the car is coming along great, keep up the good work.

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Pity about the contact website they used!

Yeah, I spotted that too :P.

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any update on this? :)

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Another one who like the rear headrests in normal seats! I usually cut up a set of front seats frames and use the little tubes that headrests go in. That way you use the white bit with the clip and the bit that slots into it on top of the seat. The headrests then work like normal like the front seats. :P

Also took the oppurtunity to fit some rear headrests from my old spare interior.

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The front bolsters are soo much more supportive and grippy now, really hug in the corners while mentaining the general peugeot softness. I do love the standard seats, cant think of a car that Ive been in with better
seats really! (maybe I just need to go in more cars.. :))



Thanks:)
I dont know if people are bored with me banging on about my crappy pug, but I realised that all the stuff ive done and talking about was spread out over a few different threads, and plus writing this up beats doing uni work:D
:)



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any update on this?

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Hey chaps, no updates as of yet :) Im going back home this weekend, might pop to the bodyshop and see how things are going. As I dont really have any storage for it at the moment, Im not too fussed that I dont have it back yet!
Plus all focus is currently being spent on a rusty, rusty MG.. sigh.. two failed projects lol

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what wheels are these? they look simular to nimrods.
very nice project by the way, no corners cut here, the way it should be :lol:

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are they sl343's?

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Yeah, speedline sl434s :)

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Ive heard a rumour that a certain 205 has been sprayed.. Im back home next week so pictures to follow soon hopefully B)

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Looking forward to your update

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Its gone all green again smile.gif Feels a little odd, as its been that long it doesnt seem like my car anymore. Im sure that will change once I get it back and start work on it at some point.
Theyve got a few little pieces to finish off, and it should be ready in 2-3 weeks.

 

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Certainly cant tell its had a new quarter smile.gif

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Edited by cRaig, 12 July 2017 - 08:07 PM.




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