The last bit that needed to be done, de-wipered and resprayed the tailgate.
Also added some stickers to the rear window.
Gave it a wash and polish in preparation for Players Classic. The front looks higher here but it's the angle of the driveway.
All the painting finished, bumpers smoothed, lips fitted and had the grill & sideskirts colour coded.
The colour on the tailgate looks a little bit off, but it'll be sprayed to match the new paint anyway.
It was time to get the bodywork sorted and looking better.
Removed the bumpers ready to get them smoothed and sprayed.
Had a play around with spacers to see what possible future fitment I could get. This was 9J et-18!
As the arches needed doing anyway, I flared & smoothed them for a...
Got myself some new bits & pieces ready to get her looking a bit more presentable.
Backyard special front lip & Type R rear lip.
New US size reg plates.
Skunk2 neo-chrome gearknob.
US Racing dual bend short shifter.
Kode dished suede steering wheel & NRG thin quick release hub.
Apologies for the lack of updates again, better ones to come soon!
For now here's some photos I got of it with a friends mk2 Golf as he was trying on my old Rota wheels.
Also decided to go lower the coilovers more, but as I found out, it was pretty much undrivable as it dragged...
Glad to hear the bodywork is still in good condition. It's surprising it's had yet another owner between you and tom tbh!
It says in the blog that it was fitted but from what I was told by other previous owners, including the one after mckenziecz it never had it on. In fact when I had it and...
£400!? I sold it for £1100 haha! If it's in the same condition then either you had a great bargain or the seller lost a lot. Did you buy it from a guy called Tom?
You're right about what you've found though.
It was converted to manual by George (mckenziecz) but then that 'box was dying so I...
Yet we both now own Civics..
I'm not saying a D16 in a K11 body wouldn't be fun/quick but with all the time & work required and inevitable problems that would need to be solved it'd be a lot easier to just buy a Civic in the first place.
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