In preperation for going back down drag strip on the 17th i bought some nice wide semi slick tyres.
215/50/13 they stick out flush with arches so had to raise car quite alot to stop rubbing.
Makes the rear tyres look so small.
Havnt updated this in quite a while so heres whats been happening.
Started stripping down my spare engine to clean up and rebuild but thats as far as its got so far.
Stripped more out weight out of the car in preperation for Fast Show at Santapod.
No heating to keep me warm.
Havnt updated this in a while not really done anything but enjoy driving the car.
Bought some bike carbs cheap off ebay to try and fit.
Also bought a spare engine with a 5 speed box.
Im going to clean that one up fit bike carbs get a nice exhuast manifold made then swap engine over.
The standard micra 1 speaker system and radio was useless even swapping the little 3" speaker for a 6x9 it was distorted by 1/2 volume and not even loud.
I won a ipod dock off ebay for £7.50 it takes 12vdc so i just cut the plug off end and wired it to headunits positive and negative, it even...
Heres some pictures from Modified Live at brands hatch on the weekend.
Need to change the passenger headlight it keeps exploding bulbs everytime i turn it on i think its got water in it or something.
Needs a bit of a clean and a bigger engine.
The day ended with alot of scraping and...
Touched up the bits that the rain washed off then gave it a second coat all over and put 1 coat on arches.
Might do bumpers aswel, it could probably do with a third coat but didnt want to chance weather today.
Only used about 0.5l doing all this so still got 2l left in my tin to touch it up in...
Started putting the first coat of paint on the rest of the car. My painting skills are bad but it should look less patchy after a few coats.
Took a while to paint and was getting dark but managed to get it done then 5mins after walking in doors i heard rain.
The damage the rain caused...
I received my style 2 wide arches in post so went about fitting them. The pictures are in the wrong order and cant seem to move them.
I marked the outside position of where the arch will sit and marked an inside cutting line atleast 20mm inside that.
I drilled and tapped a thread into the...
What brake upgrades can i do on the micra keeping 13" wheels.
Im guessing i can change fronts to vented discs from k11 but has anyone put 4pots on the front.
I emailed wilwood about a brake kit for 13" wheels and they said no.
Managed to get rear shocks on today. Think im on bumpstops all round as its very bumpy.
Got tracking done aswel and it turns out i have almost 1 degree positive camber on the front.
Just waiting on arches which should hopefully come tomorrow then ill put new wheels on.
So i bought myself a k10 micra as a cheap reliable run about while i finish fixing my megane.
I said i wasnt going to modify it but i just cant help myself so the plan is:
Lowered on jom coilovers for polo 6n
13x8 wheels with 225/45 tyres