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Forum: New Zealand 30-08-15, 18:13
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Sticky: NZ VLT Register
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Posted By convert
Haha an unlikely scenario. Good try tho.

Haha an unlikely scenario.
Good try tho.
Forum: New Zealand 27-08-15, 18:09
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Posted By convert
Agreed, but a misprint none the less, I've got...

Agreed, but a misprint none the less, I've got the broadcast sheet that the car was built with and its "L" instead of "K" all other letters and numbers match.
Forum: New Zealand 26-08-15, 19:31
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Posted By convert
Yeah the tag starts with 8L I was told that the...

Yeah the tag starts with 8L
I was told that the pack number overruled anything on the model prefix, unsure how true that is tho.....
Either that or it's a factory misprint, all other numbers and...
Forum: New Zealand 26-08-15, 12:51
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Posted By convert
Deffo VL8VK19-224 224 means it's the 224 pack,...

Deffo VL8VK19-224
224 means it's the 224 pack, meaning rear disk, certain tyres and 8VL spec
Which is berlina.
Forum: New Zealand 01-07-15, 20:25
Replies: 7,401
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Posted By convert
Are you wanting to stay with the hose feed (barb...

Are you wanting to stay with the hose feed (barb type) injectors?
I'm fairly certain bmw and Porsche used the ev1 barb type injectors of varying flow rates. Lots of aftermarket injectors on...
Forum: New Zealand 27-04-15, 20:43
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Posted By convert
Lads, I'm going to be ordering a whole heap of...

Lads, I'm going to be ordering a whole heap of parts for my berlina soon, who's had dealings with the major suppliers? Rare spares, kings wood country etc.
Any advise? Things I'm getting are...
Forum: New Zealand 25-04-15, 08:51
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Posted By convert
Marty, I have your calais front clip covers. Have...

Marty, I have your calais front clip covers. Have txt you.
Gary.
Forum: New Zealand 22-03-15, 13:27
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Posted By convert
Yeah mate, I'm hopefully heading up for a night...

Yeah mate, I'm hopefully heading up for a night or two.
You taking anything over?
Forum: New Zealand 06-01-15, 06:13
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Posted By convert
Bigger is better! Haha I'm sure she will...

Bigger is better! Haha I'm sure she will understand......
2000km Jesus's! That's a good effort. Good to see everyone making the most of the good weather.
Forum: New Zealand 05-01-15, 17:14
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Posted By convert
Yeah polished, but in need of a good clean up. ...

Yeah polished, but in need of a good clean up.
Haha yeah turbo hubs are pretty cool but having a set of Simmons to swap over when I feel the need is necessary. Getting the woman to understand this...
Forum: New Zealand 04-01-15, 19:44
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Posted By convert
http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh105/garypuk/M...

http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh105/garypuk/Mobile%20Uploads/image-2.jpg (http://s254.photobucket.com/user/garypuk/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image-2.jpg.html)

Picked up a set of Simmons the...
Forum: New Zealand 16-12-14, 12:19
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Posted By convert
How the progress mate? Throw up a few pics.

How the progress mate? Throw up a few pics.
Forum: New Zealand 28-11-14, 19:17
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Posted By convert
No problem mate, Yeah was pretty rusty! Na I...

No problem mate, Yeah was pretty rusty!
Na I didn't remove the dash to do the welding but I kept a very close eye on it and had a fire extinguisher handy (and a hose haha) also I took my time when...
Forum: New Zealand 27-11-14, 20:41
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Posted By convert
No problem mate. The 3l manual box is pretty...

No problem mate.
The 3l manual box is pretty much the same internally as a 20det unit and nearly as strong, the casing on the 20det is slightly stronger but the parts very similar.
You can get...
Forum: New Zealand 27-11-14, 19:09
Replies: 7,401
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Posted By convert
Yeah man, it's actually pretty easy. If you've...

Yeah man, it's actually pretty easy. If you've got a manual then your sorted.
Espescally if you have access to pullers and a press.
Best idea is to strip the box and get the bearing numbers, rip...
Forum: New Zealand 27-11-14, 11:24
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Posted By convert
Have emailed some pics Nigel. hope they help. ...

Have emailed some pics Nigel. hope they help.
The biggest and hardest job was actually making the new cowl panel line up with the bonnet's horizontal plane as they are just pressed into a shape that...
Forum: New Zealand 25-11-14, 17:30
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Posted By convert
No problems mate. Pm me your cell, f/b or email...

No problems mate. Pm me your cell, f/b or email and I'll send some pics.
Your new rare spares item will fit no doubt, it's just how well and how much work is required to get it right.
Failing all...
Forum: New Zealand 25-11-14, 14:55
Replies: 7,401
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Posted By convert
Oh that sux mate! Panel beaters sure know how...

Oh that sux mate!
Panel beaters sure know how to make honey out of dog ****e and smile while you drive away.
I've replaced the cowl panel in my old Vl before and used a rare spares item, defiantly...
Forum: New Zealand 20-11-14, 19:30
Replies: 5
Views: 3,765
Posted By convert
Yep sign me up mate. I'm keen. Are you able to...

Yep sign me up mate. I'm keen.
Are you able to order them for me? I don't have an eBay account.
Chuck me ya bank account an ill swing some cash your way.
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - NZ ONLY 16-11-14, 18:18
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By convert
Bloody ripper mate. I expect that it was an...

Bloody ripper mate. I expect that it was an extremely tidy car!
Thanks again for helping out.

Gary.
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - NZ ONLY 16-11-14, 11:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By convert
Marty, cheers mate. I have pm'd you, let me know...

Marty, cheers mate. I have pm'd you, let me know the postage and your bank details.

Now did I read right? 40,000km ???? Geez that's low!
Have you still got it?
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - NZ ONLY 15-11-14, 19:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By convert
Cheers for that mate but it's not the right one. ...

Cheers for that mate but it's not the right one.
Thanks anyway!!

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Hey Marty, awesome! The side clips won't be a major. I'm definatly keen...
Forum: For Sale & Wanted - NZ ONLY 12-11-14, 18:27
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By convert
Wanted: Vl am/fm radio

Hi lads, I'm looking for an Aussy assembled berlina/calais radio.
Mine is shagged.

Cheers all.
Txt me on 0220643937
Forum: New Zealand 06-11-14, 18:59
Replies: 223
Views: 41,510
Posted By convert
Good work mate! Got any videos of the run?

Good work mate! Got any videos of the run?
Forum: New Zealand 04-11-14, 16:08
Replies: 201
Sticky: NZ VLT Register
Views: 60,061
Posted By convert
Yeah the progress is all the unseen stuff at the...

Yeah the progress is all the unseen stuff at the moment. Straightening and smoothing the body has taken a fair bit of effort. Still a lot to go haha.
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