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Old 20-07-2015   #1
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As some of you might have seen the recent 155HGT on eBay, well I took a chance, drove from Bradford to the Canvey Island to have a butchers and you guessed it I purchased the car. It looked a hell of a lot better in the flesh than the advertising pictures, equipped with marea pollys with hid's, marea rear door handles a Clifford alam/immobiliser, bilestein shocks all round, induction kit, full leather interior, a set of 17's that arent to my taste and one loud exhaust. A folder full of bills along with the mot's which tally with the genuine 60k on the clock. Recent service and brakes all round

The exhaust will be changed as soon as I source another, I've got a spare set of coupe turbo wheels that will be going on and a really good wash, polish and valet of the whole car.

Really happy with the car and the colour is better than I thought it were going to be.

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Glad someone got it I think it will be a good car, even just the coupe wheels will completely transform it for the better. I viewed cars in that colour in the past, its defiantly a nicer colour in person than you would think just by looking at pictures.

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Cheers pal, a friend of mine drove it back on his trade policy and were very impressed on how tight everything felt in terms of suspension and what not. Yeah the colour is great I were expecting a silver car tbh and if it were I were going to respray it either burnt orange or red but won't be doing that now as I do like the colour, the only let down I have really is that exhaust it's very loud. With regards to the camshafts I have a bill for 1500 for them fitting plus remap I'm tempted to bung it on the olde rolling road to see what sort of difference it's made but that will be later on I'll address the things needed first.
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Another HGT saved ............also looking forward to updates
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Very nearly bought this one!
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glad someone went to have a gander, i suspected it would actually be a decent car.. Look forward to seeing updates
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glad someone went to have a gander, i suspected it would actually be a decent car.. Look forward to seeing updates
As did i, couldn't believe the stick it was getting. Had the "potential diamond in the rough" feel to it, would have been well worth a look to somebody closeish.

Have to say, think it looks fantastic in these pics, so much nicer than the ad, though agree the wheels do it no favors just now!
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After more time than I had planned (holidays, school uniform and the like) this hgt will soon be back in action. 1st December to be more precise MOT is done to the tune of 200 new fuel lines track rod end and a couple of small bits, she passed. On another plus side those terrible wheels have gone to another home and some coupe 20vt wheels are one with T1r rubber wrapped around them, cleaned up really well, one thing I have been lazy with, I've not removed the Paul walker sticker as yet.

On another note has anyone got a marea centre console knocking about (armrest type) as the one in lets the interior down and I think is a must mod. Please can anyone help me out.
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we need pics!!
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Loud and clear, I'll sort some tomorrow if the rain holds off long enough. Hopefully get all my fiats in too
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This hgt will look epic with the 20vt boots
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have come close to buying some 20vt's for mine so many times... but always have a moment of being sensible before i hand over money, and now i have brand new tyres i defo not changing the wheels now haha
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I had 9 wheels for my Bravo and 5 of them where badly buckled (all on the inside) Buying good second hand wheels isn't always easy.

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There we go, looking good I think. Can't wait to start driving it, will be able to put my coupe onto weekend duties
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