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Discussion in 'Readers Rides (SEAT)' started by RobDon, Dec 18, 2007.

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  1. RobDon

    RobDon Pro Detailer

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    Yeah I think I'll be keeping the suede one. I'm going to do the headliner in suede at some point this year, so it will all match in. I'll stick the MOMO Tuner wheel on ebay (since the selling section on here is closed).

    Hub kit is an OMP one.
     
  2. RobDon

    RobDon Pro Detailer

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    The rest of the stuff I was waiting on has all arrived, so time to get it all refitted and get the car back on the road! PPS have done their usual fantastic job on powdercoating the intercooler and turbo intake pipes in metallic silver (same finish as on the SEM manifold):

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    New silicone hoses, all black, the entire engine bay will be all black and silver now:

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    New K&N cone filter, RF-1027, 100mm neck, reducer fitted down to 76mm:

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    Finally a couple of misc. items, black coolant cap and silicone hose wipes:

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  3. Damoegan

    Damoegan Sir Bob,a geordy legend..

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    Looking good, Rob :)

    Do you have a p/n for the black coolant cap? Price?
     
  4. J@mes

    J@mes e46psi.com ;-)

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    im liking the wipes and black cap! :yes:

    how much were they?!
     
  5. brightsideteeem

    brightsideteeem I'm not like you guys...

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    black coolant cap ;)

    Cant wait for new pics of the engine with all the new goodies :) Always spot on Rob
     
  6. RobDon

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    Powdercoated pipes and new black hoses are now fitted, engine bay looks like this:

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    Ibiza125 Motocross nut

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    D.K LCR 225

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    Nice [B)]
     
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    I wish there was a like button on this forum :D
     
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    ROB!!!

    Wait!! I think I see..... a speck of dirt?!!! :-o ;) lol

    Looks rather shiny and clean in there Rob, then again would we really expect anything else? :D
     
  12. sambryant

    sambryant RoadRunner meep meep

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    rob one word p0rn :D

    top quality work m8, welldone
     
  13. brightsideteeem

    brightsideteeem I'm not like you guys...

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    fantastic work Rob!!! As always ;)
     
  15. RobDon

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    Thanks everyone! :thumbup:

    I took it out for a drive to blow off the cobwebs and make sure everything was a-ok after refitting all the pipes etc. and it's all good, feels awesome to drive it again, still got plenty of poke! :D

    One thing though - that suede steering wheel is terrible! Don't know what it's made of but I could feel it flexing in my hands, very un-nerving when cornering, it feels like I could bend it with my bare hands. So I removed it as soon as I got back, actually felt quite dangerous!

    So I fitted the MOMO Tuner steering wheel and it feels 100-times better, zero flex and much higher quality. The suede one seems too small too, must be more like 330mm not 350mm as it is smaller than the MOMO.

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    Turned out OK though as the MOMO steering wheel matches my MOMO gearknob now.
     
  16. robertj

    robertj weight is the enemy

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    I've had a couple of Momo Corse steering wheels on cars years ago, looks very similar to yours, (slightly thicker rim maybe) but I loved them. Fantastic quality I'm sure you'll be happy with it.
     
  17. RobDon

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    I wasn't happy with the finish or look of the silver on the brake calipers, so I rubbed them all down and repainted them in high temp gloss black, which matches the rest of the black on the car, stealthy! So both the calipers and bells are in gloss black now. I'll be fitting new pads all round soon too.

    Front Tarox 6-pots (check out the rust dust off the discs after a drive to clean them off!):

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    Rears:

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    Ignore the dirt, the car will get a massive, intensive detail very soon!

    Finally, after the dissapointing suede steering wheel, a pic of the MOMO Tuner wheel, looks good IMO and is MASSIVELY better quality:

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    Again the interior is due a major clean very soon, now the better weather is here. :)
     
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  18. J@mes

    J@mes e46psi.com ;-)

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    rob have you seen the OEM SEAT chequered championship mats available from dealers before? I have some, available in black/red or black/yellow, very good quality, cost about £50 five years ago! I think they would the would finish your theme off nicely inside your car! :yes:
     
  19. gezmeister

    gezmeister I need a derv!!

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    Awesome Rob, your car just keeps getting better and better! How about getting the strut brace done in the silver next?
     
  20. RobDon

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    Good idea, a definate possibility yes!
     
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