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 Post subject: RS416 - My New Daily...
PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:20 pm 
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So it's been a while since I posted but here we go...

After almost a year Dailying a 1994 Corolla (Sprinter) which used more oil than a 2 stroke and nearly as much water it came time to replace it with something better. Witha modest budget I was hoping I could possibly get my hands on a Mk3 GTi as there have beena few popping up for sale of late down here in Tassie. But as I went searching I cam across this...

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A 2009 Swift Sport. 2 owners, 237,000km's and a minor scrape up the drivers side but otherwise it's in pretty good nick and for the $ I paid I'm not complaining at all.

Long term I only have a few plans for it, fix the damage as I am able but no mad rush as it shouldn't cause too many hassles. Other than that just add a few personal touches like these...

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 Post subject: Re: RS416 - My New Daily...
PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:47 pm 
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nice upgrade!

This could be the shortest "In The Build" thread, do you think? I want to see that other beast of yours get finished!

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 Post subject: Re: RS416 - My New Daily...
PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:17 pm 
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Yes it will be a fairly short in the build but I wanted to post it up anyway as it will have bits and pieces done along the way as things wear out ;)

As for the other build... well... short of a miracle it won't happen soon. I wish it could but alas I am only mortal and have a family to feed.

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 Post subject: Re: RS416 - My New Daily...
PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:36 pm 
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And a life sentence block!

I know how it is, minus the family and life sentence block, but throw in a full-time job and 2 businesses instead.

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 Post subject: Re: RS416 - My New Daily...
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Nice one Taz, now you have an epic and a low key thread. Good to see you’ve given another swift a new home. =D>
BTW where did you get the mirror stickers, I need a pair of those. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: RS416 - My New Daily...
PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:39 am 
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Thanks Dave, always happy to give another sporty swift a good home if I can.

The stickers are direct from the Mighty Car Mods Website and don't cost the earth. I had the spare as I already have a similar set on the Mk3 that were there when I bought the car!

I have quite the stash of stickers so the only thing was working out which one/s I should fit up :)

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