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Build My new S2000

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moonstone

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Thanks - yes!
A job I should do is the rear wheel arches which notoriously rust (and are doing!). Trouble is a “proper job” including new inner skins (if that’s the term) is £2-2.5k apparently.
But I’ve found a place in Swansea (excuse for a trip to my hometown!) who fit new hoods for £400 all in - a bit more affordable!

That's certainly the best option. I wouldn't be paying £2-2.5k!
 

XAlp

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OCD status improved! Local garage cut and repositioned exhaust today and for only £60 😁

maybe not mm perfect but so much better than before

Passed MOT too!IMG_2050.jpeg
 

XAlp

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Looking good. What else is in the cards?
The list:
Bodywork / paintwork (big bucks leave for now)
New roof - doable just need time to get over to Swansea
Spacers maybe - affordable!
Clean up and paint the brake callipers
Seats leather repair - don’t use it much so I can live with that
Clean and treat the underside maybe - winter job?
that’s it I think
 

moonstone

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The wee DIY kind are the best jobs for me. If you’re having a look at the seats, I’ve had some great results with Colourlock stuff.
 

XAlp

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I saw this, and it’s local. Thought it’s unusual enough to consider px and spend a bit more money rather than spending on bodywork on mine. Man maths etc. Then I saw the road tax - £675!!! I didn’t think it even went that high! That’s a man maths killer 😢
 

XAlp

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Managed a wee DII job - I painted my brake callipers - will get a photo up…
Meanwhile though, we put a deposit towards a house today. It doesn’t have a garage! And I’m going to be skint for a while. So I might need to very reluctantly try to sell the S2000 🙁
Any interest out there?
 

XAlp

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Managed a wee DII job - I painted my brake callipers - will get a photo up…
Meanwhile though, we put a deposit towards a house today. It doesn’t have a garage! And I’m going to be skint for a while. So I might need to very reluctantly try to sell the S2000 🙁
Any interest out there?
DIY
 

moonstone

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I’ve not got a garage. We converted ours. I just keep the cars on the drive.

Let’s see your calipers!
 

XAlp

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Quite sad - really liked it. Jekyll and Hyde - suave silver sunshine cruiser or VTEC 9K riflebolt box adrenalin rush!
If I win the lottery I’d like an original NSX
Whilst I’ll likely post less on here I’ll keep a watching brief - top modding!!!!
 
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