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Picked up my reversed inlet manifold, injector caps and cusco H brace from the powder coaters 😊

Only gave them to "Suffolk stove enamelers" on Monday,  4 day turn around and made a lovely job of them 😎

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As always savage you are life saver spent all night yesterday research and was left with a bigger headache then when I started. Thanks mate much appreciated 🙌

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No probs mate,  always happy to help and share what I've learned along the way 👍

Just bear in mind that hatch onwards have "push type" clutches,  so if you buy a hatch 5 speed you'll have to find out if they're compatable with "pull type" clutches. 

Think v5 onwards have ty54's but I'd say buy as new as you can afford /find , after all v5 is over 20 yrs old too .

Personally I always replace both driveshaft and prop seals ,when fitting a second hand box .as the seals only cost about £20 from icp and are easy to change while the box is out .

Try someone like Matt at mbdevelopments on f.b ,for a 5 speed box with the same ratio as your existing 4 speed . 

Feel free to tag or pm me if you're stuck , fella 

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Thanks savage I shall keep that in mind. Oh and your powder coating looks mint! Do you find much difference with the h-brace ? 

Also I fitted these today 

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Tbh I wish I'd have got the inlet powdercoated instead of painting it myself 3yrs ago but I was getting quotes of £120 + just for the inlet and I got everything done for £80 .

Couldn't tell you if the h brace makes any difference as , although I bought it for £20 about 5 yrs ago ,it's just been sat in the scooby scraps shed till now 😂

Seeing as I recently bought a whiteline anti lift kit and superpro front wishbone bushes,  I thought I'd dust it off , get it powdercoated and fit it while the wishbones are off 😉

I've got whiteline arbs ,roll center correction kit and rear droplinks but the rear droplinks are the "pigtail type" and look more like (rusty) twiglets atm . So I'll be buying some solid c shape droplinks , new rear bushes and getting some other stuff powdercoated on the back end at a later stage .

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Jet washed the Tribeca again...and fitted a new wheel centre from the US,as one went AWOL after I had 4 new tyres fitted, and I obviously didn't fit it correctly, so £25.00 later !!!.

Also fitted my new private number plates after taking them off my last Legacy 3.0R Spec B which i sold in Dec.

Added some pics of the Spec B, I really loved that motor.😎

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26 minutes ago, Brom said:

Jet washed the Tribeca again...and fitted a new wheel centre from the US,as one went AWOL after I had 4 new tyres fitted, and I obviously didn't fit it correctly, so £25.00 later !!!.

Also fitted my new private number plates after taking them off my last Legacy 3.0R Spec B which i sold in Dec.

Added some pics of the Spec B, I really loved that motor.😎

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what made you change?

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i was gonna ask the same !!

nowt wrong with a tribeca but the leggy is a cracker.

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Managed to convince the better half she wanted a day out on Dartmoor... gave me a good excuse for a good spirited drive. 

She must’ve enjoyed it too though, I even got her to take a half decent picture for me. 

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Stuck the battery back on and awoke it from it's slumber ( first time out this year ) and gave it 30 squid worth of nice v power, taking it to work tomorrow to repair cracked turbo housing 😎👍

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Took delivery of another wheel centre for my tribeca,(just in case I lose another one).

Came from Russia of all places, within a week,£20 all in so i'm not complaining.

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Repaired my td05 turbo this afternoon, now sounds like a scoob should not like a tractor 😎👍

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