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Oakesy's Ti Project - For Sale

Post by Oaksey » Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:50 pm

I've brought another car :D
It's a white 1987 SS1 Ti. With a blown engine... :mrgreen:

After my birthday, I had some money burning a hole in my pocket and I'd spotted the car for sale a while ago. I had a day off last Friday, so me and Dad went and had a look.
It was in use up to about a year ago, when the engine went (suspected melted pistons) at 130 :shock: It's been sitting in a leaking garage since. It comes with a spare engine, with has some ancillaries like the turbo, (wrong) exhaust manifold, heat shield ect.

Here's some pictures taken when it was on the road. I suspect Greeny will approve the 17" rear wheels :wink: :)
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And here's what it looks like now:
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We will pick up the engine fairly soon, so I can get that built up properly with new timing belt, plugs etc, ready to swap. We will probably be picking up the car mid December. i think we better have a huge sort out of the garage :)

I find it quite spooky how Dad had a yellow 5a, then as soon as he sold it, I got one. He has a White Ti, then when he puts it up for sale, I get a white Ti :shock:
Does this mean my next car will be a blue MK1 Sabre :lol:
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Re: What Have I Done Now!?

Post by MrGoldtop1960 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:58 pm

Ha ha brilliant Josh!
Its definitely the month of the 1800 ti!
Craig Vadar will be very smug reading this...... The force is strong on young members and old fart "polishers" with bread vans!


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Re: What Have I Done!?

Post by swoakes » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:06 pm

:hand: :hand: :hand: :hand: :hand:

What have I created :!:


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Re: What Have I Done!?

Post by Oaksey » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:08 pm

A younger (better looking) version of you :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :lol:


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Re: What Have I Done!?

Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:09 pm

Might be worth checking with Phil A as registrar, but that looks like an ex chris eades car, if not its bloomin similar to one of his


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Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:10 pm

Oh, and well done young Jedi ;-)


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Re: What Have I Done!?

Post by swoakes » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:13 pm

Oakesy wrote:A younger (better looking) version of you :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :lol:
:hand: :hand: :hand:


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Post by Oaksey » Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:19 pm

The current (previous now) owner mentioned Chris. I contacted Phil on Friday and I got these photos of it at Curborough
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Re: What Have I Done!?

Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:16 pm

Iirc he flogged it to a bloke who was in to mk1 MR2s and pretty local to shrewsbury
He titivated it and fiddled under the bonnet and then it was for sale on pistonheads for 2k iirc for a few months.
Im not sure how many hands it went through before you git it Josh.

Chris (shrewsbury streetracer) is a bit of a fuss pot when it comes to some bits on his cars, so they are usually a good buy


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Re: What Have I Done!?

Post by Oaksey » Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:18 pm

The Intercooler certainly looks a good job. I think the guy who bought it off Chris sold it to Phil, who I've bought it off


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Re: What Have I Done!?

Post by ScimmyMike » Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:49 pm

swoakes wrote::hand: :hand: :hand: :hand: :hand:

What have I created :!:
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Hope it wasn't one of those 'never raced or rallied' adverts or you can send it back


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Re: What Have I Done!?

Post by Oaksey » Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:51 pm

No, it was a "I blew it up at 130mph" advert :lol:


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Re: What Have I Done!?

Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:55 pm

be interesting to whip the head off the blown engine to see what failed, valve gear, pistons or a rod


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Post by Oaksey » Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:58 pm

I'll be interested in seeing what the problem is. Phil said when he took the spark plugs out, the tips were melted


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Re: What Have I Done!?

Post by CNHSS1 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:07 pm

im suspecting a lean run with melted pistons too, lots of det marks on the pistons, but good to confirm in a sort of morbid way :shock:


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