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    new engine 4 gte

    hi all just got me a j reg (1991) calibra going to use the engine 4 my mk2 gte, swaping engines soon i hope need to get me an engine hoist first.
    As some of u now comeing back from trax something hit the bottom of the car and riped the oilcooler coler and oilfilter cleen out of the engine leeving a hole in the casting on the side of the engine block, but what pissed me off most was all the hundreds of moders leeving trax and going pased us (my wife 2 year old daurter and me) honking there horns, waving and smiling as thay pased not 1 ofered to see if thay could help so thanks to all of those w****rs we sat there for two and a half houres
    ( ps if any 1 knowes of someone after a calibra black leather intirior let us know thanks)

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    Hi mate, i must apologise, guitly conscience, I was going the other way coming back from edition38 on that road and saw you parked up, couldnt turn around for miles and didnt know that had happened
    Car broken- A3 170 quattro s-line

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    What engine you putting in shaun

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    Glad you've got another engine.

    As for the interior, you could sell it on here..

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    Engine conversion sounds sweeet

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    Quote Originally Posted by fastvaux View Post
    hi all just got me a j reg (1991) calibra going to use the engine 4 my mk2 gte, swaping engines soon i hope need to get me an engine hoist first.
    As some of u now comeing back from trax something hit the bottom of the car and riped the oilcooler coler and oilfilter cleen out of the engine leeving a hole in the casting on the side of the engine block, but what pissed me off most was all the hundreds of moders leeving trax and going pased us (my wife 2 year old daurter and me) honking there horns, waving and smiling as thay pased not 1 ofered to see if thay could help so thanks to all of those w****rs we sat there for two and a half houres
    ( ps if any 1 knowes of someone after a calibra black leather intirior let us know thanks)
    sounds annoying mate. gutted for you. not sure about the engine side of things but maybe sell interior on here? or e bay.

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    no problem norm29 thanks,
    putting another redtop in brett, would like a turbo but dont have the money 4 one of those.

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    Straight swap then mate. all though a v6 would be a option. would suit the styling of the car, big kit, big engine and all that.

    If you need hand mate let me know.

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    thanks brett. not keen on v6 to temprimental but yes would look nice

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    great news shaun - I would offer to help but I am hopeless at these things, and I have a thumb in a bit of a mess!! Pictures of progress would be great!
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