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A blog about my Panda Sisley

Dealing with rust, getting it through MOT and general upkeep of it

Sisley sticker added, spare wheels on

Posted 11-06-2007 at 17:54 by gaz.d (gaz_wrexham's Panda Sisley)

Ever since the rust on the drivers door was fixed, it had been missing a 4x4 sisley transfer.

I got a pair from a member on this forum back in Feb and decided to fit them yesterday

I had a spare one and needed somewhere to put it. I decided to put it on the bonnet -

Unsure if I like it on the bonnet,...
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Bullbars fitted

Posted 03-06-2007 at 13:15 by gaz.d (gaz_wrexham's Panda Sisley)

After 1/2 hour and some swearing the bars are fitted. My sump guard was bent so it didn't line up properly. A hammer and iron bar sorted that out.

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MOT Passed

Posted 02-06-2007 at 10:39 by gaz.d (gaz_wrexham's Panda Sisley)

At 9.45 today it passed the MOT

The mysterious leak is oil. Not so mysterious afterall

Went out and treated the car to some hammerite for the sills and going to fix the aerial today

Tomorrow I will be taking it along to tatton park for a classic car show
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MOT booked

Posted 01-06-2007 at 16:25 by gaz.d (gaz_wrexham's Panda Sisley)

Booked the mot for 2/6 , only 6 weeks after it failed

I havent started or bothered looking at the car for the last 3 weeks

Went to start it to day and it fired up first time

Hopefully nothing else would of gone wrong with within the 6 weeks. If it has I'm not really sure what I am going to do

If it does pass, the interior may go back in. For definete the bull bars will go on, new aerial fitted, underseal the car and try and refurb the...
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Failed MOT

Posted 28-05-2007 at 07:42 by gaz.d (gaz_wrexham's Panda Sisley)

April 14th it failed the MOT, on excessive corrosion to nearside sill.

Sent it back to bodyshop to get fixed. 3 weeks later it came out all ready to pass.

28th May now and it still hasnt been for an MOT. I just dont seem to have the time to get it done

No big update or work been done. Next weekend I will paint the sills with hammerite. Fit a new aerial and try and put the interior back together.

Although I really like the van look it has...
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