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Jen's K12 Sport+ Turbo

You are doing really awesome jobs. I just wondering if you thinking to sell it one day how much will you want for her :)

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You are doing really awesome jobs. I just wondering if you thinking to sell it one day how much will you want for her :)

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More money than there is in the world :D
She's priceless to me ^_^
 

Belly93

to turbo or new lump :/ hmmm
Oil change (K9K engine)

well...my understanding of it... :oops:
....yet again...I supervised, but I got as many photo's as I could..and tried to pay attention :p

....go for a little drive, warm up the engine, and thus oil, to imporove it's flow/viscosity so it'll dribble out nicely ;)

release bonnet...lift bonnet...prop up bonnet ^_^
engine bay...


Remove plastic engine cover...


it's firmly in place but with a good ol' tug should come away nicely ;)
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Jack up car....both sides...at the front, obviously...place on axle stands for extra safety....
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take off the under car shield ...3 bolts along the front edge (by the bumper), 2 bolts towards the rear
...mine is also held by a cable tie either side.... as at higher speeds it used to make a funny noise as it was flapping about LOL



locate the sump plug...Make sure you have something under it to catch the old oil too...and take off the oil filler cap while you're at it...



....I'm waiting for someone to....comment.... about this photo LOL


once your oil has all drained out, locate and remove the old filter...it's...awkward on this engine, to say the least
...it's almost upside down, and between the air intakes (or whatever the pipes are there :p)
we removed it with one of those baby boa things (for opening jars)
...others, I'm aware, have resorted to the "screwdriver" method...AKA stab it to death 'til it un-bloody-screws method :D
...it's under there... lol


When you start to put it all back together, don't just put the old sump plug back in...first...replace the copper (often plastic/nylon) washer for a nice new one
...this will get squished when you put the plug back in...



also remove old tape from the thread of the plug and replace with a new length...wrap it anti-clockwise (as you'll screw it in clockwise) so it doesn't unravel when put in the sump.





also...before putting in the shiny new filter...pour a little new oil into the filter itself....swirl it around and make sure the rubber seal gets little over it too...be carfull when placing it into position as it will drip on you :p



once the sump plug is replaced and tight and the filter the same...you can start putting in the fresh oil
...we just used some bog standard, bargain stuff, from Asda, that was on offer, this year...£10 for 5 litres :p...

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don't fill it all the way up straight away...let it settle a bit first, and check for any leaks (which would be bad :rolleyes: )

Check your level....lower the car back to ground level...then top up a bit more, check your levels again.


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obviously now you can put your oil cap and engine cover back on...

it may take a couple of days to settle proper...so after you've driven a couple of times check your level again, and top up if need be ;)

....I've possibly missed something, but that's what I recall my engineer doing :p

Edit: Please remember to dispose of your used engine oil responsibly (at local council recycling centres etc ;))

:O dangerous man i would never trust one of them jacks
 
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My dad has got axle stands a plenty...only seen them used maybe twice, both times on a neighbours car :p
...He's a nightmare ^_^
 
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^^^^ Eeeegads....well I guess st least you can't tell how bad mine is in photos...and mine's smooth o_O

Could be worse though, it could be a ford k... never mind :p

I have sen worse than that though, still a fair attempt ;)
...besides metallic colours are far trickier to match than my solid white ^_^
 
^^^^ Eeeegads....well I guess st least you can't tell how bad mine is in photos...and mine's smooth o_O

Could be worse though, it could be a ford k... never mind :p

I have sen worse than that though, still a fair attempt ;)
...besides metallic colours are far trickier to match than my solid white ^_^

Tis why a lot of rally cars are white ;)
Well, that's why I think a lot are white anyway.
 
^^^^ Eeeegads....well I guess st least you can't tell how bad mine is in photos...and mine's smooth o_O

Could be worse though, it could be a ford k... never mind :p

I have sen worse than that though, still a fair attempt ;)
...besides metallic colours are far trickier to match than my solid white ^_^


Wow wow wow now... Let's get one thing straight, THAT is not my car! Hahaha
 
Hi all, Just have read Jens post as I have been working on my wifes K12. Thought you may enjoy a couple pics if I figure out how to post them. Great work on your car Jen, and so cool.
 

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@playtime ...that certainly is....different ;) custom job, I assume

You are doing really awesome jobs. I just wondering if you thinking to sell it one day how much will you want for her :)
Hey @Levent , If you still want a car like mine I've found her twin brother ;)


...Mine....
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.....Her Doppelganger.... ^_^
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...only cost £4,765....well....83,995 South African Rand....Johannesburg is a bit of a trek though :oops:
http://www.surf4cars.co.za/showroom/Vehicle_Details.aspx?VehicleID=660054&ref=showroom
 
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I was expecting painted wheels and lows then! Get my hopes up jen! ;)
I've cleaned the new wheels *nods enthusiastically* (£104 for a set of 4 off Ebay last week....if you missed it in WDIDT? thread)
...here....I have photos!!! :)

(From the Seller)
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Just now...
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By the way the 2 at the bottom of the pile there are a pair of my dads wellers :p

...in all honesty...they weren't that dirty :D

...also....while I'm posting pictures....I had BLOBS a few weeks ago LOL
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Think they need painting ;)
Look good tho got yourself a bargain :)
I thought you wanted the Note wheels?
I do want the Note wheels...But I'd ideally need at least 5
...looks a bit dodgy if you need to use a spare and it's Completely different to the rest <_<
...another reason I hate space saver spare wheels...*Shudders*
...anyway, they're still stupidly expensive....and I now have 12 of these wheels so I'm kind of outta space too :p
 

MicraPRO

Part Of The Furniture
I do want the Note wheels...But I'd ideally need at least 5
...looks a bit dodgy if you need to use a spare and it's Completely different to the rest <_<
...another reason I hate space saver spare wheels...*Shudders*
...anyway, they're still stupidly expensive....and I now have 12 of these wheels so I'm kind of outta space too :p
One can never have too many wheels :)
 

Enuo

Glorified Electrician
I do want the Note wheels...But I'd ideally need at least 5
...looks a bit dodgy if you need to use a spare and it's Completely different to the rest <_<
...another reason I hate space saver spare wheels...*Shudders*
...anyway, they're still stupidly expensive....and I now have 12 of these wheels so I'm kind of outta space too :p
I like that my spare is different. Extra encouragement to get the offending wheel fixed so I'm not running around with no spare :)
 
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Stupidly long post ahoy hoy :p

So on March 21st I won the wheels (posted above) off eBay, just £104 for the 4...

cleaned them up....then on March 27th I began with the rubbing down....
I went over the scuffs and scrapes with 320 grit wet and dry,
then over the whole wheel (to get rid of the lacquer layer and key the paint) with 150 grit.

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March 31st Got the primer on....

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April 1st did the centre caps...which I'd forgotten *facepalm*

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http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z110/Sai_art/Car2/IMG_20140401_113511_zps936ea550.jpg
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flatted back (with 1200).....and got with the Gloss black paint ^_^

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I also became a proper full member of the MSC too ^_^

April 4th flatted back the black (1200 again)...then attacked them with Layers of Lacquer :D

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http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z110/Sai_art/Car2/IMG_20140404_151101_zps342a46ae.jpg

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http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z110/Sai_art/Car2/IMG_20140404_171710_zps5c74cfed.jpg

SHIIIINNNNNNYYYYYYYYY http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z110/Sai_art/Car2/IMG_20140404_171756_zps5fdb3000.jpg

Left a whole week, then took off the masking tape and polished them gently...

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Put the chrome badge back into the centre caps

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...left them another week...until today.....FITTED!!! ;)

Before:

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After:

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....Exclusive photos taken with the new posh camera to follow ;)

.....by the way....sorry if I just crashed your phone/tablet/pc :p
 
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This, by the way, was not the originally intended photoshoot location...but it did the trick ^_^
(I wanted to get a shot from the top of Portsdown hill, but it being the holidays and a friday, the viewing spots, laybys, carparks, were a bit full
.....and the Fort Nelson car park was shut <_<)

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Genuine Lens flare!!!! :p

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Guy

Has gone over to the oily side...
Club Member
Wheels look fab Jen! Btw, you have lovely hands except for that pic where they're minging and your nails are full of oil :D.
 

SirChris

Educated Bodger
Lol why is there a turbo word at the end of the title.. I thought all the diesels have turbos.

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