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  1. Well I have finally ended up with a turbo Falcon! After a long line of falcons including an XD, el and ultra tough Xa I have picked up a 11/06 bf mkII turbo. Ex cop car. On first inspection the car is rough with clear coat separating and rusted out boot from spoiler being removed. Under the car, near on every bush is worn and will need some attention. Engine and trans mounts are shot, different bushes shot. Tail shaft center bearing looks ok and front control arm bushes and ball joint look pretty good too. The plan is to go right through the car and tidy up everything as needed before thi
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  2. Ran out of steam last night and left the rim change over for another day. A quick and dirty rear wheel alignment corrected the thrust angle and got the steering wheel straight again. I was expecting the damaged rim to be buckled but it really isn't that bad and perfectly fine to drive on. This will give me some time to find someone who can widen the 17 inch steel rears and I hope to get them out to about 9 inches minimum. I'm ready to pull the trigger on some generic hub caps and ford centre cap stickers to go for a total stock type look. I originally looked at Ford Crown Vic (last pic) hub
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  3. Haha I've come this far I might as well share the whole journey. I have a playbook of excuses though, wet road, dark but it certainly wasn't driver error...... Maybe.
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  4. It appears that I love punishment in one form or another.. So last week I had a meeting with a gutter after a sleepy drive home... Rims cactus and I even managed to bend the control arm... So I go about sourcing some 27 inch territory steelies and some lower control arms. What I was not prepared for was the lower control arm inner bolt fouling on the diff!! After much swearing I give in. Cradle out, diff bolts out and jiggle the bolts out and get it back together... Wheel alignment next up. If I didnt have access to a hoist I'd be parting the car out I rekon [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]
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  5. Well today was a sh*tshow from start to finish! Up at 4.30 to load up a container and some infrastructure and drop them in... Then get called back to site because I have concrete issues, relating to the fall of the new driveway and a burst pipe... but all sorted One driveway done!!! exposed ag... looks the goods!
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  6. Nope just a combination of an Evil kick back to 2nd and +1000 nm's of torque! this was the tune that was in the car when it happend!
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