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Offline simon911abc

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Paint done - Wheels On....Pics
« on: 01 October 2018, 12:48 »
Picked the GTI up from the body shop Friday night. Very happy wit the work they've done.
Had them put the wheels on as well.
I had previously degreased the wheels with a 1:20 solution of Bilt Hamber Surfex HD (which is a phenomenal degreaser). Then a coating of C5 to see them through the winter.

Vast improvement..









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Offline SRGTD

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Re: Paint done - Wheels On....Pics
« Reply #1 on: 01 October 2018, 14:54 »
Looks great Simon :cool:; I’d be very happy with that. It’s now looking just like a mk6 GTI should look.

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Re: Paint done - Wheels On....Pics
« Reply #2 on: 01 October 2018, 14:58 »
Lovely, now get some new number plates without the screw holes in the top corners.
Red Mk6 gone replaced with a white Mk7 which has gone too. Green Mk2 here to stay.

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Re: Paint done - Wheels On....Pics
« Reply #3 on: 01 October 2018, 20:17 »
Looks great Simon :cool:; I’d be very happy with that. It’s now looking just like a mk6 GTI should look.

Agree. Excellent job.
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Re: Paint done - Wheels On....Pics
« Reply #4 on: 01 October 2018, 20:24 »
Looks cock on  :cool:

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Re: Paint done - Wheels On....Pics
« Reply #5 on: 01 October 2018, 20:55 »
looks great. are they 18s?

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Re: Paint done - Wheels On....Pics
« Reply #6 on: 02 October 2018, 11:47 »
What a transformation! You've done an incredible job with this. C5 is brilliant too, they'll be well protected.

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Re: Paint done - Wheels On....Pics
« Reply #7 on: 02 October 2018, 13:01 »
Thanks for the comments. It has been really great to get stuck into a car after a few years in an automotive wilderness....

I forgot how much I enjoyed tinkering with car stuff. Had this for a number of years previously - sold in 2013 (irritatingly it has since tripled in value) which I spent hundreds of hours on - but did almost nothing to the Mercedes I have had in between.





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« Reply #8 on: 02 October 2018, 13:18 »
That is stunning! 993 is possibly my favourite 911 shape ever. Who cares about the value if you enjoyed it while you had it  :tongue:

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Re: Paint done - Wheels On....Pics
« Reply #9 on: 02 October 2018, 13:44 »
That is stunning! 993 is possibly my favourite 911 shape ever. Who cares about the value if you enjoyed it while you had it  :tongue:

Thanks. I did love it. But when 3rd child came along, it didn't get driven. With 2 children it's a usable car on weekends, but not with 3. I had done 700 miles in a year so it had to go. But I was very involved on the 911 forums and it went to a great home!