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CrispyCleane's Blue Badboy

Hello all! It's been a long time coming (spent 2 years lurking and dreaming of modding my runabout) And the build begins now! Here's my little 1.0 2000 S

Bought it at 42,000 miles and there's hardly any corrosion! Since owning this little beaut I've done a few odd bits about it to spruce up 18 years of wear, such as going over all the nasty faded grey plastic trim (apart from the door handles) , an SR spoiler painted with Halfords' finest midnight blue and stuck on with no more nails.

Its a shoddy job but it was all I had at the time. The body is in decent shape, bar a few dings and cracking paint, plus a fantastic keyjob by the previous owner who obviously loved his drink a little too much...

At this point in time the only major work done to it is a Fury Autoworx intake and ebay's finest rev clock, which reads wrong at anything above 1k (anyone got a helping hand for that one?



Most recently I bit the bullet and dusted off the wallet to shell out for some new front brake rotors and EBC greenstuff pads (sorry for the bad photo) and since feeling the difference in the upgrade I've decided its time to really shell out the big bucks, and have got Fury Autoworx coilovers and a Gizfab panhard rod coming in the post soon hopefully!


Keep your eyes peeled for the results of the new lows, and any suggestions of what else should be done to this little beast to keep my love for it burning hot would be greatly appreciated.
Apologies for the long post, this is my first proper blog post on the forum and I've a long way to go to get the quality posts you're all used to seeing.
 
Love the no more nails to glue on the spoiler. Hope you get your coilovers in a reasonable time from Fury.

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LiamC

I've ruined my car 🙁
Hello all! It's been a long time coming (spent 2 years lurking and dreaming of modding my runabout) And the build begins now! Here's my little 1.0 2000 S

Bought it at 42,000 miles and there's hardly any corrosion! Since owning this little beaut I've done a few odd bits about it to spruce up 18 years of wear, such as going over all the nasty faded grey plastic trim (apart from the door handles) , an SR spoiler painted with Halfords' finest midnight blue and stuck on with no more nails.

Its a shoddy job but it was all I had at the time. The body is in decent shape, bar a few dings and cracking paint, plus a fantastic keyjob by the previous owner who obviously loved his drink a little too much...

At this point in time the only major work done to it is a Fury Autoworx intake and ebay's finest rev clock, which reads wrong at anything above 1k (anyone got a helping hand for that one?



Most recently I bit the bullet and dusted off the wallet to shell out for some new front brake rotors and EBC greenstuff pads (sorry for the bad photo) and since feeling the difference in the upgrade I've decided its time to really shell out the big bucks, and have got Fury Autoworx coilovers and a Gizfab panhard rod coming in the post soon hopefully!


Keep your eyes peeled for the results of the new lows, and any suggestions of what else should be done to this little beast to keep my love for it burning hot would be greatly appreciated.
Apologies for the long post, this is my first proper blog post on the forum and I've a long way to go to get the quality posts you're all used to seeing.
Nice car, I always really liked that colour. Keep the rust away is the main thing, there's always going to be a few body marks at these cars ages now. I would go for a standard plug and play rev counter upgrade, only problem being is that your mileage changes a bit.

You've been bitten by the modifying big already, it only gets worse from here. I hope those fury parts turn up for you. Gizfab stuff is great though
 
Cheers guys, I've been drooling over all your K11's for wayyyy too long, glad to finally be a part of the fun too! @LiamC Super S rev clocks are almost legend right now, if you ever spot one please let me know!
 
Little update, had a small package from wish.com (yes I know...) and this had arrived!

It's sole purpose is to cover up the nasty rubber aerial that's been perishing awfully. Painted it up in intense blue and it's looking cracking!

Did the same to the CAI that's already on the car as the steel was beginning to rust.

Finished product looks lovely!


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It's finally happened! After many months of waiting and 2 days of wrenching and modding the coils are in! Had to cut the rear springs by 2 coils to even fit them with the corsa b shocks but it works! (the springs are captive and fury autoworx are sending proper ones out) what do you all think?
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