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    Daz's Mk4 Sri-T

    Purchased the car on the 1st January 2011

    Now, this is to be a working progress as being my daily driver.

    Swapped my Clio 172 with giving the guy some money his way. Some say I was completely stupid to do so, I say 'Meh its a new challenge'

    So heres how I pruchased the car.



    The car ran abit pants and I knew I was being abit tool-ish to swap it, but I was seeking a change from my rapidly depreciating and hard to sell Clio.

    So, after the 3 hour trip back home (it made it lol...) I immediately grabbed some OE rear lights!!!

    And after a wee clean up.








    Next up was to address some issues and fit my Alpine stereo.

    After going through the inner fusebox and replacing atleast 3 fuses, I promptly wired up my headunit and got some tunes on the go


    Turbo problems.

    The car is going through some very strange patterned problems with the turbo atm, I will post up a full diagnosis when I get to that point.

    So far I've re-newed all the vac hoses and set them up to the factory spec, then re-done them to bypass the rear BCS, both to no avail.

    I'm pretty certain its the Turbo Solenoid. I cba to replace it atm, as I'm looking to change the turbo to a VXR item....


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    Done a couple of small bits to the car recently.

    08/01/11
    After having a nose around the engine bay, I spotted the header tank had a slight split, also the coolant I guess could have done with a change, so promptly ordered and fitted a new one




    Also fitted some spark plugs at the same time, for no real reason

    26/01/11

    After taking a look at the powerflex lower front engine bushes, for £20 I decided it was worth a punt.
    So fitted that, along with a VXR Spark Plug cover.






    Also, purchased some underseal/sealant and gave the underside of the car some love

    Picture is of the rear beam halfway through

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    01/02/11

    Ordered some parts from Vauxhall that arrived ahead of schedule

    VXR Turbo with Fittings kit (got it for the same price as regal )
    Rocker cover gasket
    Reverse light switch
    Traction Control switch kit.



    Fitting the turbo on Saturday
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    So today was turbo fitment day!

    Took approximately 4 hours to change.

    Decided bumper, rad + aircon removal would lead to an easier job... It did





    Decided to replace the thermostat, fuel filter and fitted a new reverse switch whilst it was in the air
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    15/2/11

    The car developed a bad miss fire under load...

    With new plugs fitted a month ago, my 1st port of call was to check out the coilpack. Ordered and fitted a new one, which made no difference at all

    Took it off, and decided to take the 1 month old spark plugs out...



    I see...
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