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Old 28-09-2011   #1
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My TJ Build..Tjetoates

Hi everyone, thought it was time to make a thread about my motor as quite alot happened to it now..
im 18 and in full time education so progress is slower than some others probably lol.. but ill try :P

so enjoy everyone and any comments are welcome..





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it might not seem it yet but alot has been changed..
it looks the same because of having the same wheels but just stick around..

First thing i did was change the grill, i picked him up my bradford, 200miles away from home lol..that night i fitted my grill..the morning after i took all the stupid dealer stickers off and the punto badge aswell..used heat and a card to peel the letters off then a toffee wheel for the adhesive!..shiniest piece on my car now lol..


and de-tangoed my headlights


the next day i de-wipered the tailgate, this took the p*ss ..the wiper was seized on!!..took 30mins of continuous wriggling to pop it off..next drilled out the rivets and took the motor out and plugged it up!...love the look. no big plastic wiper. smoother


next i decided to do something about the front headlights so got in contact with lamin-x and they sent out a sample for me.. i decided to not waste it and tinted my rear badge with it.


liked it so far so ordered to massive sheets totaling around 45..cheaper than abarths..




Next up around 3 days later my new pressed italian fonted plates arrived



next my first sticker arrived.. i might think why get this sticker with your car just like that? .. two days later before i could put the sticker on..the nect thing arrived :P



At the next week end i rented some garage space and fitted to coilies!!!





Now i can get away with the sticker you see! lol..


Subcribe maybe? or stay intouch..much more to come at this point
any comments welcome! ..
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Absolutely love the car mate! I was thinking about tinting my head lights, but would be done with tint spray. Not too sure.

You going to tint the windows and rears?
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Thought you had black alloys mate. Or have you not finished posting yet :P your lucky getting a tjet at 18 haha :P Im guna upgrade after a year or 2 to a White tjet love em. Anyway cars mint mate love it. Do you ever get pulled for the Italian plates?
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Your 18 and you have a T-Jet. You utter bastard. I was 22 when I could insured

Nice car tho
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Lovely car.

What shade of lamin-x did you use? Looks perfect. And how much of a pain in the backside was it to fit?
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Thanks for the replies! Yeah im insured for 2900 tho :/ lol.. There is alot more to come! I've tinted the rear lights just on the repeaters part like abarths but that's it for tinting..i want euro style that's why .. and the tints on the front are one of the darkest whatever that is..they are hard to get on cus the angle of the lights..im good at that **** tho lol..
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Well if your going for euro why don't we swap alloys deep dish mesh rims
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Good job so far!
You going to vinyl the front grille?
Plus i highly recommend getting tinted side repeaters! They made a lot of difference subtly!
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nice looking car, like the black and white combo if thats what your going for that is think ive seen you about in haverhill, will keep an eye out so see how it comes along

lol i just saw the turbo badge i hope that was the first thing to come off
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Thanks for the replies! Yeah im insured for 2900 tho :/ lol.. There is alot more to come! I've tinted the rear lights just on the repeaters part like abarths but that's it for tinting..i want euro style that's why .. and the tints on the front are one of the darkest whatever that is..they are hard to get on cus the angle of the lights..im good at that **** tho lol..
thats shocking i just bought a t-jet and im 19 with only 1 years ncb, a claim and 3 points and my insurance is 1600 fully comp with breakdown and everything...

cars looking nice mate what does it drive like i dont pick mine up til 11th of october and i couldnt really drive it to its full potential on my test drive with the salesman.
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looking at this in detail rather than driving past, looks better than I thought! yor insurance is killer!? i only have 1years NCB and i'm 20, just under 1.4k reminds me how many things i've got to save up for!
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i have smoked repeaters just havent showed the rest of the things ive done yet! ..much more to come trust.. and thanks for the comments everyone, and sorry i want 16's with mad stretch lol.. the turbo badge came of at the dealership lmao! then the punto badge at home.. ill look out for you GotGrande next time..and trust me it drives amazing mate you will absolutely love it!!.. pulls so well for only 120hp..
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i have smoked repeaters just havent showed the rest of the things ive done yet! ..much more to come trust.. and thanks for the comments everyone, and sorry i want 16's with mad stretch lol.. the turbo badge came of at the dealership lmao! then the punto badge at home.. ill look out for you GotGrande next time..and trust me it drives amazing mate you will absolutely love it!!.. pulls so well for only 120hp..
Do you ever get pulled over for the plates?
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also are they them silvatec bulbs from halfords for ur indicators? and what type bulb is it? cheers
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Quote Originally Posted by Paolo TJet View Post
thats shocking i just bought a t-jet and im 19 with only 1 years ncb, a claim and 3 points and my insurance is 1600 fully comp with breakdown and everything...

cars looking nice mate what does it drive like i dont pick mine up til 11th of october and i couldnt really drive it to its full potential on my test drive with the salesman.

You people and insurance.

My current insurance is 780 im 23, 4yrs NCB, no previous convictions or claims and live in a decent area.

Coming to think of it sounds about right. Wish I had a T-Jet at 18/19yr old. I was with swiftcover when I was 22 and they would not insure me on an Abarth or T-Jet until I was at least 23 and at least 2 years no claims.
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