Didn't even realise that the gearstick return spring needed doing :eek: :rolleyes:. Glad you got the heatshield off!
Never had too much of an issue with the rocker cover gasket, its very minor but see how it goes.
You may have to keep re-torquing the manifold to turbo nuts after a few heat cycles, that should help.
Also I've read that V band may be the way to go for connecting pipework such as turbo to downpipe, may be worth a look?
I'm in Haywards Heath, near the A23.
Strut Brace is still currently available but I can't really remove the Powerflow as I have no alternative exhaust, so that'll need to go with the car! Still in fairly good condition though (cat-back setup). The car is worth more in parts but I don't have...
Just an update on this, checked the date and the SR is MOT'd until August 1st 2012.
So still over 4 months of MOT left.
It's priced to sell, very cheap compared to many that have been for sale on here. If you can weld, you're sorted.
Possibly a Stage 2 Ford ST-3. 5-doors but 305bhp so keeps both parties happy ;)
Forgot to add in the original post:
One of the heat shields for the exhaust has rusted at its rest mounts to it sometimes rattles on the Powerflow mid-silencer. It's annoying more than anything but I don't have the...