Date: 20 Aug 2003 01:51:50 -0700 From: m.faulksnopsamternet.com (Matt) Subject: Re: Car Mechanics Magazine
Grunff <grunffnopsam.com> wrote in message news:<bhtn5b$2qrda$1nopsam52899.news.uni-berlin.de>... > **-** wrote: > > > Well the car does about 5000 miles a year during which time it lunches about > > 3 boxes ;-) Although I'm building a new one up at the moment with a > > strenghened casing so I'm hoping this one might last a bit. > > What fails most often on the gearbox? The pinion bearing? Other > things? Normaly it strips all the teeth of third gear cluster or the gearbox casing cracks. > > > > Theres a pic at http://www.faulksperformance.co.uk/15Ktoyoumate.jpg > > Stunning. Thanks > > > > Its my hobby and it keeps me out of trouble so as far as I'm concerned that > > justifys the money ;-) Oh it also spends most saturdays and wednesdays being > > battered around the track, I prefer to think of it as Mint but well used. > > And lets be honest theres no point building something like it and not using > > it, nothing annoys me more than show cars LOL. > > Couldn't agree more with that last comment. > > One day, Silver (my 86 16T) will get the love it deserves... Well I built mine from a rusty 350 quid banger so never rule it out LOL. Cheers Matt P.S. Had to post this off google if anyones wondering.