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As most of you know my beloved coupe died a few months ago.

Now i have a decent engine sitting there, the case of suing the garage that fitted the wheel bearing, which is believed that caused the accident will take at least a year maybe two to get to court. So i cant do anything with the coupe until then anyway.

I have been thinking what i could about the car. I have had a lot of engine work done, and I have been left with these options...

Save up and get a bravo HGT with a crap engine and stick the 20vt in there the front end is wider than the other bravos.

Save up and get a coupe with a knackered engine and swap the engine.

Or stick the engine in my 1.6 bravo ( i dont think this would be possible)

Or do what H wants me to do and do nothing and sell all the bits of the car incl engine.

I know i will change my mind loads of times anyway.

i have asked for a quote on all three transplants anyway from motormech, so will see what he comes back with. But i do like the sound of a 20vt bravo :slayer:
 
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id do the bravo 2.0 20vt conversion into yours if possible, (but i doubt it, so fit it into a hgt) personally i would find a punto mk2 to put it in (y) much more of a sleeper lol :D

and no, dont sell all the bits seperate, boring (n)
 

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Doubt the 20VT can, I know the 16VT can go into a Punto Mk1, so I would assume a MK2 as that can take a 1.8 HGT lump.

The Brava idea is a goodun, wouldnt it make handling a bit of a pig?

I also like the buy a buggered coop and swap engines, although normally if an engine is screwed, there is likely to be wear and tear elsewhere.

Seems to be quite a list of pro's and cons there.

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i,ll be honest sammi and say a coop is the sensible option.fitting it to an hgt is fine but i feel you would always be looking at coops anyway so why not cut out the middleman ;)
also i kind of lean with H on this one as its more than likely a coop with a blown engine may not be in the best nick and you would be better waiting to buy a good'un.
you know yourself how much money a 'cheap' coop can cost.perhaps save for the LE to get the kit etc all fitted OE
 
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this is why there is going to be a lot of umming and ahhing.

Punto is def out of the question, its not even going to be considered.

I just got thinking, because i know the engine on the coupe is a good one.

I had my eye on a few coupes, but i wouldnt be able to buy one until my 13k debt is paid off.

Plus if i get this job then i will have other financial commitments.

I am just getting a few ideas together, but i dont have a clue what to do though
 

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You have a while to decide anyway, circumstances could change a lot over the next few years :) I would be tempted to do a transplant into something else but the sensible option is to sell the bits and buy a whole new car.
 

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aww sammi deffinatly the 20vT Bravo! as much as i like the coop the bravo would be absolutly awsome, and pimp it out with leather interior, its gotta be a red bravo! and no the engine wont go in anything smaller than the HGT as they are all thinner.

EDIT: i'll correct that, it could fit but it would be too much work
 
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like i said, the punto is not an option ;)

I do like the idea of the 20vt bravo though. Will see what paul says when he has replied to my email :)
 

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Yeah why not have a 20VT bravo :worship:

Or you could buy a cheap coupe and swap the engine over :slayer:

Either way it equals a lot of fun for Sammi :)
 

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Because the general opinion seems to be they are 'frumpy' and Bravos are fun (feck knows where anyone got that idea from) ;) :cry:
 

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How about a 20v t Marea weekend with nitrous :eek:

I have seen it on one of the European sites
 
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i wouldnt want a 20vt brava cos i prefer the bravo :)

and i dont think they made one to fit a 20v engine in.

I think i would go for the bravo option. I have had a coupe, and bravos so why not merge them together :D
 

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Buy a 899 cinq and put it in instead of the back seats :)
 

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How about a 20v t Marea weekend with nitrous :eek:

I have seen it on one of the European sites

yeah thats been done its nothing special, the brazillians get the marea turbos anyway :( guess wasnt popular enough over here :(

yeah so how about you sell me the engine?
 
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