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    My latest mod (totally custom bit of bling this time!)

    When I put up the last pics of my engine bay, Lightning Coupe (Adam) commented on the horrid yellow dipstick. I was struggling to get one in polished ally to fit the Astra G, so Adam stepped in and used his skills on the old lathe and press drill.

    I spent a few hours yesterday and got it polished right up, here's the finished article, big thanks to Adam!



    Well pleased , I think I owe someone a beer

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    Nice, chunky enough to get hold of.

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    I want one!! Very nice indeed, soon the UK scene will be sowing the europeans what true Bling is when it comes to the engine bay with items like this turning up!!
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    Re: My latest mod (totally custom bit of bling this time!)

    Quote Originally Posted by Steve
    I think I owe someone a beer
    Me?


    Looks V V V nice.

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    looks cool m8, i want one

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    Quote Originally Posted by MatG
    I want one!!
    I'm sure if you ask Adam nicely.














    He'll tell you to do one Apparently it was a pig of job to make (looks dead fiddly where he fitted the wire section from an original dipstick) and he doesn't want to make another one

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    Looks good...

    Hows it held on? or does it just go over the yellow bit!
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    not to worry I know a man that can......one of the great things about living in the midlands!!


    Problem is they tend to charge you £££££'s for anything these days
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    It's a complete replacement for the top section of the original dipstick. he cut away the plastic on top of the original dipstick carefully until the wire core was all that remained, then the ally top piece has a hole the diameter of the wire and a grub screw. It is also grooved to take two o rings, like the original plastic top piece.

    Dead fiddly, but it was a freebie after I did some work on the Coupe (I guess the barter system still works oop North )

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    steve can i buy your car when its up FOR SALE ?

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