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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2012 1:46 pm 
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decided to make it look less cop bait, so put standard bar back on not gti
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now just need to paint it to match existing car again

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:43 am 
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took front bar off and painted it
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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:59 am 
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broke some engine mounts at hillclimb now trying to get them fixed pictures soon

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:20 pm 
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off to GTitech for engine mount repais eh

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they reckon it is holding on by the exhaust and one bolt
these white wheels look better

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:50 pm 
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Looks heaps better can you add some aero to the front of it ?

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:25 pm 
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At least broke the gearbox side engine mount
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GTitech fixing it up with more goddies

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:42 pm 
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Looking good, Like the white rims on it.
Are you going to do anything else (after you replace the mount)?

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:25 pm 
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Got all engine mounts solid now and engine brace and suzitech strut bar

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:38 pm 
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What diameter are the engine mounts bushes you used. OD of bush and ID of mount, cant seem to get an answer from those who sell them!

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 8:25 pm 
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Will and georgie raced it at kempsey and broke the cino box in it lost reverse and 2nd largely a box of no drive neutrals

changed box to gti but now need 2nd gear synchro and some bearings to be put in Jason of GTI-tech doing it
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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 3:45 pm 
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Ouch!
So I guess you's didn't win the race then? :(

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2013 8:58 am 
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No but will the 14yo did win the junior class got one good run in then him and his sister georgie ran the tow vehicle VR auto commie as a replacement and georgie dropped her time by 8 secs and beat me in the datsun 1200 coupe turbo by a sec and won the ladies class.

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2013 6:54 pm 
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At least the little bugger got to win one race before being scratched. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:54 pm 
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At least the little bugger got to win one race before being scratched. :wink:



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got another gearbox with second working now

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:30 pm 
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Nice one.

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
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Can't believe what a difference the cino box is compared to the GTi's as the latter much better ratios no holes in accelleration, pulls sweeter to redline each gear now

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 2:05 pm 
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Can't believe what a difference the cino box is compared to the GTi's as the latter much better ratios no holes in accelleration, pulls sweeter to redline each gear now


here is a couple of pics from hillclimb Newcastle King Edward Park with Will the 15 year old having his first go
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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Sun Feb 02, 2014 8:03 pm 
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jack89 wrote:
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Can't believe what a difference the cino box is compared to the GTi's as the latter much better ratios no holes in accelleration, pulls sweeter to redline each gear now


here is a couple of pics from hillclimb Newcastle King Edward Park with Will the 15 year old having his first go
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gonna put the proper GTi front bar repaint it and get ready for kempsey march 2014

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
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jack89 wrote:
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Can't believe what a difference the cino box is compared to the GTi's as the latter much better ratios no holes in accelleration, pulls sweeter to redline each gear now


here is a couple of pics from hillclimb Newcastle King Edward Park with Will the 15 year old having his first go
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gonna put the proper GTi front bar repaint it and get ready for kempsey march 2014


need to get regoed now plus cold start and hinge fixed + put the fog lights back in

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 Post subject: Re: MK2 1989 Swift GTi
PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:52 pm 
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check out the hinge pulled right through the body
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and trying to change cluster over

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