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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-03-02, 05:36 PM Thread Starter
A Fully Sick " Can't "
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What you got planned?

Well holidays are coming up, well eventually.
So anyone got a little project or something they are going to get up to on the holidays??
I am going to build a 'go-gart/buggy' or whatever you wanna call it using some crappy lawn mower engine I found.
Should be fun

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post #2 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-03-02, 05:42 PM
Chasing 500rwkw
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I am going to rebuild the engine in my mini and either supercharge it or turbo it depending on the cost associated with modifying the firewall..

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post #3 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-03-02, 05:55 PM
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Well, I got holidays from beginning of Dec to mid-Jan (eeeee!!!), so the XE is getting the final touches put on, the manifold, carby ect ect. Then I'm gonna have fun with it. Maybe start doing some interior mods by myself.

Another thing I might do is get around to make the paint on hte Mazda not look so "shafted". Typical Mazda paint has started to really fade badly on the roof and bonnet. So I might respray it.

And lastly, as I'm a complete nerd and computer gamer, I've got two LANs to go to, so I can have my full of UT2003 and Battlefield 1942...*twich* oh the gaming....

To finish off, alot of cruising. Pity there isn't many car shows on at this time in Bris.

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post #4 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-04-02, 02:06 AM
Mmm, high pressure wash.
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I'll just be going to work and earning my appearance fee. No holidays planned over Christmas/New Year, so I'll just veg out at my desk making good use of the companys internet link. :s6:
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Don't be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the Ark...Professionals built the Titanic!
Tuned & maintained by "Peppertree Perfmormance". Dart block, Scat 4340 steel crank, Custom C.P pistons.Oliver rods.. Mal Wood twin plate clutch.. Twin SC61/2's,482 rwkw/ 645 rwhp..
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post #6 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-04-02, 08:27 PM
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Moving house for me... Yay :)
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post #7 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-04-02, 08:32 PM
Bring Back the 24hr!!!
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Holidays start for me in 3 weeks, between the start of holidays and summernats I will be working my arse off trying to finish off my housemates torana so we can enter it. After that I don't really have anything planned yet.
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Might be moving house but more importantly I will be spending a few days of quality time at Jindabyne between Chrissie and New Year. You just can't beat the high country in summer and an XR to get you there.
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post #9 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-04-02, 10:03 PM
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im working all through the Holiday season (as a Night Filler in Big W and its Christmas season) and all the dosh is going towards me first car.

Ive saved quite a bit for only 2-3 weeks work...
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post #10 of 27 (permalink) Old 11-04-02, 10:53 PM
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Going to Revheads auto show then margaret river for a week for leavers, then after that working at woolworths filling stock and on checkouts to get money for my first car (hopefully an EBII) which hopefully going to plan i'll beable to buy in December this year. Ohhh and another thing im doing...driving heaps to get my log book done so i can get my P's.
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