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  1. getawaycar

    Proper bolt in rollcage to fit K11

    Er, the title kinda covers it! Its a bolt in roll cage for your K11 Micra! Its been fitted before but thankfully never used! :laugh: Its finished in Satan black. Happy to deliver anyhere on U.K. mainland cheaply! PM us with your postcode. Dunno how much its worth so we have listed it...
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    1.3 SLX in red. Amazing condition!

    This one is a real stunner! 40,000 miles from new, full, up to date service history, 2 owners from new (the original owner and his grandson). Everything works as it should. We drove it 400 miles and it didnt skip a beat. The sills are original and unwelded. Original brake...
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    Workshop 16/10 Pt 3

    After all that we had to do some paying work! :laugh: So Mrs. Getaways car was dumped outside! Note the 6 wheel conversion... It makes the car much easier to park but a bit tail happy! :laugh: Proof the K11 isnt the only Nissan that regularly needs sections welded into the rear sill...
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    workshop update 16/10 pt 2.

    Next part involved poling holes in the bodywork. Rear floor was a bit crunchy so the interior came out to reveal... So out came the grinders and weldy machine to leave... While the weldy machine was out I decided to 'inspect' the bubbly paint on the drivers sill...
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    Workshop update 16/10

    We have been pretty busy recently and I have been neglecting our blog. So here are some highlights since last time! First up was our 'Demonstrator'! The Wifes T reg, 127,000 mile, category C write off K11 in for its annual refit. Front end came off so I could... replace the manky...
  6. getawaycar

    1.3 GX 5 door White

    Good points... MOT until Oct 2012 Recent service (full service history!) Original sills and crossmember New CV joint & windscreen Working NATS and Central locking! Not so good points... Few scratches and dings, not much considering its a P reg! NSR door has been repaired...
  7. getawaycar

    The GX is finished!

    Had to replace the drivers door, the frame had rusted to nothin and the ouer skin flapped about! However, when you are looking for body panels a particular colour you cant find them anywhere, so we had to make do with a red one... The paint we bought was a pretty good match...
  8. getawaycar

    Ultimate micra reg number

    I'm selling M18CRA Originally sold to Daveally but for obvious reasons he doesnt need it now. So we are auctioning it on ebay (link below) Its currently on Mrs. Getaways K11 but we will sort out all the paperwork to put it on yours as part of the deal. Auction starts at 99p so could...
  9. getawaycar

    TGR finished!

    Welded sill, Valeted, serviced, roadtested and ready to go! Booked in for its MOT on Tuesday then is up for sale! (Y) New drivers door for the GX is sanded and ready for paint so providing we arent over run with transits, Jag X types and Almera crossmembers (Like last week!) we...
  10. getawaycar

    TGR and the dent in the front

    As I mentioned in the last post the GX has been put on the back burner while we hope a turquoise door turns up. We got to work on TGR, our blue 'Inspiration' Not much wrong with it really, not compared to the work we done on the turquoise one! It failed its last MOT on drivers sill...
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    Turquoise GX and Blue Inspiration

    You know how, sometimes, you know something but you are not sure how you found out? One of the things we regularly have to repair is the front exhaust mounting. The one in front of the second cat. It rusts, breaks and rattles. We have a nice technique for repairing them, rather than paying...
  12. getawaycar

    Latest news for the GX

    Its been a busy week and it looked like nothing was gonna get done on the GX. Until today! We replaced the big holes in the sills with some nice solid metal! :laugh: The worst side was the drivers side, needing a 2 foot long outer section and inner section right back to the trailing arm...
  13. getawaycar

    Getawaycars GX, the turquoise terror!

    I spelled turquoise wrong in the title! D'oh! Lately we have been posting pics of our cars in the K11 blogs section but we intend having a bit of fun with this one. So without further ado, here is the turquoise terror! Straight from the Nineties complete with bodykit and 3 spoke alloys...
  14. getawaycar

    Another new arrival!

    We have loads to do to our 5 door GX, we bought our met blue 'Inspiration' on Friday. We have a pretty full diary next week not counting these cars, so whats the worst thing we could do? Buy another Micra! :laugh: We were tipped off about another turquoise GX. As we need a drivers door for...
  15. getawaycar

    More work on the Azure GX

    Its been a busy week with Non micra work but heres what we managed to get done to the turquoise terror! Finished the back brakes.. New shoes, cables, pipes and cylinders needed. I've done this pic as big as I could for everyone who has stripped the shoes off and cant remember how...
  16. getawaycar

    Azure pt 2

    Made a start on the Azures full restoration today. Crusty old crossmember was asked to leave... And a new one was invited to join the project... :laugh: Serviced the engine, freed off the brakes, changed the pads and discs, cv boots and joints but forgot to take pics! Will...
  17. getawaycar

    New arrival, the Azure GX

    Aparently, Nissan claim its colour is 'Azure' but my eyes tell me its kinda turquoise! LOL! Anyway, after the disappointment of the SLX and its surprising condition I've bought this 5 door S reg GX which needs loads of work! Here it is... Looks ok, doesnt it? Well it isnt! :( Started...
  18. getawaycar

    FINISHED! SLX Part5

    Its finished! Wish all our Micras could be done in that time! I promise to buy a rougher one next time!:laugh: Anyway, here it is, after 14 hours of valeting... We intended using this one as a demonstrator but lets be honest, its too good for running round to McDs or...
  19. getawaycar

    SLX part 5

    Sent the car for its MOT today. Passed with no advisories! :laugh: MOT guy said he couldn't remember last time he done a straight pass on a 16 year old car! This is Stuart with the MOT. This is his modelling debut. He is available at competitive rates for all modelling work! Oh, and...
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    SLX Part 4

    I didnt realise but I have posted the earlier instalments of this saga in the 'other cars blogs' area. So if you really want to read my weak puns and see my blurry pics of this car and what I've done click my blog entries button under my name. (Thanks for pointing this out R-Reg!) Anyway...
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