Date: 20 Aug 2003 01:51:50 -0700
From: (Matt)
Subject: Re: Car Mechanics Magazine

Grunff <> wrote in message news:<bhtn5b$2qrda$>... > **-** 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 > > 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.

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