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Ross's Ovni Leon Cupra.

Discussion in 'Readers Rides (SEAT)' started by Cupra Ross, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. Cupra Ross

    Cupra Ross Breaks things............

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    Hello all, and long time no see!

    Its been a while since I've owned a Leon so I haven't been around much. I picked this beauty up today and fell in love with the 20VT Leon all over again :D

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    05 April 09: N249 Bypass done, see post 60 here: http://www.seatcupra.net/forums/showthread.php?t=195511&page=3

    06 April 09: Milltek downpipe and sports cat with non resonated centre section and twin jet rear section fitted.

    08 April 09: Split Breather Hose on underside of intake manifold replaced: http://www.seatcupra.net/forums/showthread.php?p=2381250

    08 April 09: Boot lid De/Re-Badged, see post 26 here: http://www.seatcupra.net/forums/showthread.php?t=204527&page=2
     
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  2. MIkey kc

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    looks nice mate, the TTs alloys suit it really well!

    more pics?
     
  3. Cupra Ross

    Cupra Ross Breaks things............

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    I'm afraid that apart from a lengthy interior and exterior clean today, I can't really take much credit for the car. Its all Will's work at this stage. I'll do some more photos shortly. I love the wheels but I'm thinking of ditching the Weitec coilovers and going for Koni FSD shocks and Eibach springs.

    Here is Will's thread showing the cars progression from standard to what it is now:

    http://www.seatcupra.net/forums/showthread.php?t=127359
     
  4. DPJ

    DPJ ...........

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    Lovely car, Ross. (Having had a good look at it in the metal this morning) :drool:

    Looking forward to see it after you've had a chance to detail it.
     
  5. Cupra Ross

    Cupra Ross Breaks things............

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    Thanks for the kind words Dave, I'm hoping to bring her to a new level during my period of ownership.

    I completed a full extended service today and replaced the coolant header tank whilst I was at it. Followed this up with a thorough wash, cleaned the wheels with Bilberry wheel cleaner and dried the whole car off with my Poorboys waffle weave towel. She's looking 100% better for it and is driving great too.

    I'm used to the coilovers now. I think they're superb so they'll be staying. I'm going to fit some uprated Anti roll bars and an exhaust and sports cat then I'll think about getting the engine bay semi detailed.

    The finishing touch for today was a SeatCupra.net etched effect sticker in the rear window next to my Jabba Sport sticker. I'll get some new photos posted soon.................
     
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  6. Cupra Ross

    Cupra Ross Breaks things............

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    I managed to take a few shots of the fruits of yesterday's labours this morning. I apologise for the light but it was just starting to snow, don't you just love it here in the frozen north!

    Firstly, a photo of her lowly beginnings:

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    The remainder were taken this morning:

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    More pics will be posted as things progress. Hope you like.
     
  7. cap r 225

    cap r 225 the need for speed!

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    loverly car, looks super clean! good work pal;)
     
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    I really do like that rear end :) Very nice indeedy
     
  9. Cupra Ross

    Cupra Ross Breaks things............

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    Thanks for the kind words guys, I have lots planned for the car but time and money do not always cooperate. She's sitting tucked up in the garage after a good clean and thorough drying to remove all the sh*t and salt that had attached itself over the last couple of weeks of snow and ice. Bilberry safe wheel cleaner seems to work wonders on my wheels, they come up like new every time.
     
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    Got to agree with Clone about that rear end! [B)] Looks awesome!
     
  11. modd1uk

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    What alloys are those ? Look fricken sweet !

    EDIT :: Just seen your signature, says Audi TT QSport 18s, were they a straight bolt on ? Look ace tho !
     
  12. Cupra Ross

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    Rear end was my favourite bit of styling on the Mark 1 Leon, I think they're beatifully designed cars, easily the best of the Mk4 platform.

    TT Quattro Sport 18s mate. PCD is the same but offset is different so you need spacers to avoid arch rub. They were Will's choice but I'd have chosen the same wheels ;) I think they go well on a Yellow Leon.
     
  13. R69

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    Me too - always reminds me of the old Alfasud & remember loving it when it first came out (the Leon NOT the Alfasud)!

    Great looking car - credit to previous owner as you said, but look forward to seeing what you do with it to make it your own! :D
     
  14. bogdan_wrc

    bogdan_wrc S3 driver

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    you changed the car complety! good job!
     
  15. diss_50

    diss_50 MK4 IBIZA CUPRA

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    Lovely fella. I like when the Cupra owners keep the original bumpers and dont change to the LCR bumper. All the standard Cupra needs is lowered and wheels and its sorted. Car looks awesome ;)
     
  16. jonjay

    jonjay 50 Years of 911

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    welcome back Ross :)
     
  17. Cupra Ross

    Cupra Ross Breaks things............

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    Many thanks JJ, I'll never be selling this one so I plan to be around for a while.
     
  18. bagslife86

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    best cupra iv ever seen mate!! mine will be looking the same + LCR splitter wen im done. quality!! how low wud u say it is, 50mm??
     
  19. Cupra Ross

    Cupra Ross Breaks things............

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    Still very much a work in progress, she's tucked up in the garage just now awaiting a full detail inc machine polishing. I'd say 50mm maybe a touch more.
     
  20. Cupra Ross

    Cupra Ross Breaks things............

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    Well, it was off down to Awesome GTi today to have my Milltek turbo back exhaust fitted. Really impressed with the exhaust and the service from Awesome.

    I also learned, purely by accident whilst in Tesco's car park having a quick sandwich before my appointment at Awesome, that the Audi TT QS wheels I have are different offsets between front and rear. People have been commenting about how nicely the rear wheels sit in the arches and now I know why. By design, the TT Quattro Sport has a wider rear track, hence the lower offset on the wheels.

    Had a cracking drive back up the M62 and M1 to get home from Manchester with the back windows open a touch to get the lovely sound from the Milltek.
     

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