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My purple Panda - pic heavy.

I had this little beaut' delivered this morning
Then i took some pics, maybe a few too many





The roofs a little bit worn, but not too bad..







Backbox hanging off..





Floppy gear leaver, guessing thats a spring gone somewhere..




Why would anyone cut a steering wheel? I wanted a new one anyway






There used to be an alarm there. That must be the reason for this..



She needs a few little bits sorting; the cam belt cover is missing, it needs a new airbox, rocker gasket.. a few small 'missing' parts and a major service, but i'm happy


Oh and that steering wheel cover has already gone
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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy

More pics..

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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy

Looking good. Btw the steering wheel hasn't been cut. Its a common Panda issue where they seem to shrink would you credit!!
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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy

Really? Never heard of that before

Ah well, it gives me an excuse to get a better one
I was just out there now testing a bit of Tcut on a small area on a front wing and it looks amazing, should come up a treat
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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy

looks in remarkably good condition exterior wise!

Hopefully you get the small parts sourced and service through with ease!
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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy

I've seen your purple panda thread
Think i prefer the colour on yours hahah

It's (mechanically and structurally) in very good condition, i don't think the seller had any idea tbh

Although it had new front disks and pads less than 2k miles ago, i can't see any wear
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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy

Well done Nathan, looks at beaut!

Great piccies, looks a nice clean car in generally good shape...great mileage too...barely run in
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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy.

Will be a little cracker once you've done a little to it .

I've had a split steering wheel in the past so can confirm what Jon says. Replacing it with a better one is a good idea, but if you're thinking of an aftermarket one budget an extra 50 for a hub kit .
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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy.

Thanks guys, i'm wondering what to do about the wheel. I could just wait until a decent Panda wheel turns up for sale, or have a look at a Cinq wheel. If i could find a boss and a good aftermarket wheel was in budget i could be persuaded, but ideally i'd want the Panda to stay standard looking.

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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy.

Cinq wheels are a straight fit I think. None shrunk wheels are becoming harder to find.

I tend to find fitting a steering wheel cover is normally the easiest option
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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy.

I keep seeing, occasionally, Panda's breaking on ebay. So i'd have to be quick and it may be black and not grey.. but that's an option. I was thinking of a black leather/leatherette cover, but even the face of the wheel is dry and scratched Part of me is thinking of finding a Boss and buying a nice aftermarket one I don't know what i'll do, it's not urgent. I wouldn't mind a leather Cinq wheel though
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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy.

nice panda mate, I had a panda exactly the same as that and the steering wheel split in exactly the same place its common on the grey wheels for some some strange reason. not my old car is it the last 3 letters of the reg where WEH ?
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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy.

I thought i'd posted a pic with the plate in it

I won't be the same car then, mine ends in GPC.
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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy.

yes just seen your mileage mine had been to the moon and back
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Re: My purple Panda - pic heavy.

Any updates Nathan
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