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  1. I'd be keen but can't do this weekend sorry
  2. Here is a few proper camera shots. STI spoiler fitted by Lee Head, on Flickr New Spoiler. by Lee Head, on Flickr STI spoiler fitted. by Lee Head, on Flickr New Spoiler. by Lee Head, on Flickr New Spoiler. by Lee Head, on Flickr New Spoiler. by Lee Head, on Flickr New Spoiler. by Lee Head, on Flickr New Spoiler. by Lee Head, on Flickr
  3. Nice update I finally got myself a genuine STI spoiler in world rally blue! So today I fitted it,not a straight forward job as the wrx spoiler is held on with 4 bolts and the STI held in with 10. So abit of template making,drilling bonding is required. Took a few photos while I whent through the stages. First stage remove wrx spoiler 4 10mm bolts and unclip the brake light wire,then it pops off. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/04/97a5061d68cb63ea6e7307b8f10a9af4.jpg' alt='URL>'>http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/04/767916b91d100c96e56112b9285f9a4e.jpg' alt='URL>'> STI vs WRX Spoiler http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/04/232336c65d48431818201f279be5c0af.jpg' alt='URL>'> I made my template by pressing down on the spoiler studs with some cardboard then cut it down to shape. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/04/155c9fd533f3d7d3ef00a60ffddc89b7.jpg' alt='URL>'> Once iddone that I bolted it to the boot using the 4 bolt holes that line up where the wrx spoiler attached. I then started the drilling process! Starting at 4mm working upto 10mm sized holes. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/04/5bd7a70486f5bc9f7a132d269bd6d6f4.jpg' alt='URL>'> http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/04/7afef40a70110af11bb472a57f96ac8e.jpg' alt='URL>'> Once all the holes were drilled and I checked the spoiler sat nicely I ran double sided sticky tape around the outside of the spoiler just to help it seal,leaving gaps where there is room for rain water to drain,once I'd done this I then applied rust prevention to the drill holes to stop them from rusting,and also used sealant around them to seal water from getting into the boot. Once this was done I bolted the spoiler on and used loctite thread lock to prevent the bits coming undone and hey presto looks how a subaru should now! http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/04/028d0605136ddcee688ebb887e166528.jpg' alt='URL>'> http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/04/898efd212b28dcfbbd3a1f06970e55cd.jpg' alt='URL>'> Better photos to come when I take some with the big camera.took around 2 hours in total.
  4. Sure is! Was my first time at wasdale beautiful place! Cheers Greig
  5. No worries john this is where we were heading! Wastwater http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/30/6e3adc98c5a0b78a6b8fe5ed132e6a4c.jpg' alt='URL>'>
  6. Haha this will give you an You turn right at duddon bridge off the a595 easier to take someone than explain lol http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/30/537ed3ae468693df2449acd4f75cd385.jpg' alt='URL>'>
  7. Cheers john I'm not 100% on the name of the road but it's on the way to eskdale from corny fell. very scenic road!
  8. Cheers si,yeah they all recommended them for the air filter on the forums so that's why I got one.
  9. Bit of a maintenance update really..been looking for an STI spoiler in my colour for the last 2 weeks and nothing! so decided on replacing a few service items and upgraded my air filter to a cosworth panel filter.cars doing well still loving it not much new just after a bigger spoiler asap! Parts to fit. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/28/92d083e10eab10f050eb129b0aca3c71.jpg' alt='URL>'> Replaced the fuel filter first then onto the spark plugs! Tbh they look worse to do than they are.yeah it's away bigger job than on a normal car but easily done in less than an hour.they don't give much room though! http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/28/a5ded8c62110376b64699b8459f25d9e.jpg' alt='URL>'> http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/28/5bcb389d9bb5da081e1a744e7dcbb5e1.jpg' alt='URL>'> http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/28/d6cc3b150e9ccdb394541c98c9dc60bc.jpg' alt='URL>'> http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/28/6ce8058665ff523d8b0a0d68e5bfaed1.jpg' alt='URL>'> Whilst the airbox was out put in the cosworth filter. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/28/0b9ccbabadb005fdc1c0089299aad408.jpg' alt='URL>'> Then the cabin filter needed doing urghh. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/28/c71db1b48a4c403fbdf10ab2df942c6a.jpg' alt='URL>'> Put some fresh diff oil in. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/28/604e87313314d4d012906beed223107d.jpg' alt='URL>'> And some fresh gear oil. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/28/a629d2a3820bdfe24d3c3f46eb511f73.jpg' alt='URL>'> I like to replace everything on cars I get so I know it's right she's sweet as a nut now. Random shot of it from last weekend. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/28/8ca2eab8edad9e74fe3c142cfe7f1bad.jpg' alt='URL>'>
  10. Great shots shame we couldn't make it Greig always puts on a good run! Greig do you get to that viewpoint from following the road to ashness bridge up? Looks awesome sorry to hear about your mini john! Sounds like you were lucky!
  11. One would be nice but air filter and decat will do me for now want it looking better first
  12. Looking awesome Greig!
  13. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/14/78d50fcf59f3041c73ae989fef5f8325.jpg' alt='URL>'> My plate is on hoping to get an STI. Spoiler next month then some different rims when iv got some spare cash.
  14. Haha Greig iv never noticed that lol! my plate be on it soon Do love the scooby sound!
  15. Haha true john! Thanks mate Here's a lil vid of the sound v3Q02MIsHro
  16. Thanks si looking forward to summer! should still be at a few shows too. here is a few photo's of it all shny,im obsessed with taking photo's of it at the moment lol Workshop shoot. by Lee Head, on Flickr Mirror shine. by Lee Head, on Flickr Derriere by Lee Head, on Flickr Shiny by Lee Head, on Flickr Impreza WRX by Lee Head, on Flickr Shiny by Lee Head, on Flickr Garage shoot. by Lee Head, on Flickr
  17. Cheers si! Has a nice growl to it now no worries i like it on here il be coming to some of the runs if my non mini is aloud lol
  18. Little bit of an update,spent yesterday afternoon working on the car after work,i did an oil and filter change using millers cfs 5w40 competition oil and genuine subaru filter,gave the car a good check over,everythings all good so happy days! then fitted my decat pipe nice bit of stainless metal work i also fully undersealed the car and painted the rear diff,rear anti roll bar front subframe and a few brackets to make it look factory fresh underneath as im weird like that lol i then did a quick polish and wax on the car love the shine it gives,never really got that with silver cars! so 5 hours of work later im happy,so she's getting there its just crying out for an STi spoiler! Fresh Oil Change. by Lee Head, on Flickr Cat and De-cat. by Lee Head, on Flickr De-cat. by Lee Head, on Flickr Before Undersealing. by Lee Head, on Flickr After undersealing/painting by Lee Head, on Flickr Factory Fresh. by Lee Head, on Flickr Moody rear by Lee Head, on Flickr Impreza WRX by Lee Head, on Flickr On the 2 post lift. by Lee Head, on Flickr will post up some photo's of her all shiny later.
  19. Haha should be done Saturday flames be a nice added bonus!
  20. Cheers guys yeah was a great find! Haha yeah iv read about that you can upgrade them apparently to stop it,think you just get the ones off an sti boot if I remember right.
  21. New rubber boot mat keep the carpet clean! http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/21/66011234bcca3a5e0d243ab0f8892804.jpg' alt='URL>'> Cleaned the engine bay too. Before: http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/21/e1bcf502e4936528824e93e7520f067f.jpg' alt='URL>'> After: http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/21/1292e24e47d682cc82e2874ef07ac29c.jpg' alt='URL>'>
  22. Thought id make use of this part of the forum and stay active on here put a few shots up off the wrx going to be doing a few upgrades on it nothing too major though. totally stock bar the mudflaps and backbox (came with the standard one too). too. wanting to get an sti spoiler as don't like the wrx one and maybe some different wheels unsure yet.going to decat it next weekend hopefully so heres a few shots and what iv done so far. New car! by Lee Head, on Flickr New car! by Lee Head, on Flickr New car! by Lee Head, on Flickr New car! by Lee Head, on Flickr New numberplate bulbs. Brighter bulbs + some lightpainting. by Lee Head, on Flickr New sidelight bulbs. Brighter bulbs + some lightpainting. by Lee Head, on Flickr
  23. Cheers guys I love it! was a 280 mile round trip to get it,well worth it though 1 owner from new 34k miles! I first drove one last year and it was the only other car I enjoyed driving as much as the Mini,plus I still have a scoop on the bonnet lol
  24. For those who havnt seen on facebook,this is the Mini's replacement.love it got a few little plans for it nothing major looking forward to the hartside meets when the brighter nights come. New car! by Lee Head, on Flickr New car! by Lee Head, on Flickr New car! by Lee Head, on Flickr New car! by Lee Head, on Flickr
  25. Bugger just looked 7th march..I'm at a wedding that date!
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