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Old 02-11-2009   #16
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That time of year.

Well, it's that time of year again.....yup MOT time. It's going in tomorrow so I have done the things that I know needs doing;


New Boots all round




New Pads and Discs



Adjusted the handbrake



Came up to the red line before, 16 clicks, now just 3 It was actually pulling the gaiter out of the console!!

Also feels alot stronger now.
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Right, picked her up on Monday 13th July , so I thought I would make a thread about her.

Well here she is!! Needs a bit of bodywork doing, mainly the front wing and the mirror, but they can wait until after my holiday.












Now for the bad bits...

Busted Wing



Busted Mirror



I think a trip to the scrappy is in order!!
is this the same engine thats found in the hgt punto???
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is this the same engine thats found in the hgt punto???

I believe so.
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Re: STU412T's 1.8 HLX Bravo

Well, she failed her MOT today.

Front brake flexi hoses have a minute split, exhaust is leaking and the drivers seats subframe has snapped.

Probably explains why I am leaning to the left when I drive.....
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hi mate.. nice bravo you should get some white LEDs for the sidelights in the headlamps..

did the green leds in the fogs pass the mot okay?
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hi mate.. nice bravo you should get some white LEDs for the sidelights in the headlamps..

did the green leds in the fogs pass the mot okay?
White LED sidelights are on the way.

Green fogs are ran off a seperate switch, they are LED's in a ring around the outside of the fogs.

Starting to regret green now though, may change them for white.
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LED Sidelights arrived last week






Really pleased with them, looks alot better than the rubbish yellow ones.
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Looks same as mine, I really like them
Have you got chrome indicator bulbs? they clean up the look nicely.
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Not yet, I have been thinking about getting some. Any pics of yours?
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Best pic I have. With the orange bulbs the indicator section looked orange. They light up perfectly fine.



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Well, she has been running a bit rough just lately, had a poke around and found this



Replaced it with a shiny new one from Fiat.



Has a bit more power now and the delivery is nice and smooth.
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Fitted my K&N 57i induction kit today


Noticable improvement in acceleration and the noise is fantastic! Before everyone starts going on about GSR, I just couldn't afford it yet.


Also while browsing around Halfords I came across some MOMO seat belt pads, at a bargain 5.

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Exhaust and debadging

Got my backbox fitted Thursday at Custom Chrome Racing, staff were very professional and I would reccomend them in a heartbeat.

I have also debadged the rear, which I think looks pretty nice.






Now just need to decide whether to de-wiper or keep it, what do you think?
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Keep it for sure. I have mine inline with the black border when parked. Exhaust looks good.
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Re: STU412T's 1.8 HLX Bravo

Spotted you again yest .

I say de-wiper. Depends on how much you use it? I have tinted rear windows and it makes having a rear wiper pointless, so off it came.

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