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Hi,

I have been refurbing a 166 I bought in May after a lot of money, work (by professionals...); and love here are the almost complete results: click the Mobile me link below: MobileMe Gallery

comments would be appreciated!

Ken.
 

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Looks sweet. :cool:

Would be interested to know what you've had done though?

Was there a total body respray? Piccies of the engine would be nice if its been rebuilt etc.
 
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what they all said looking good, hope you plan to keep t though cos you'll never get your money back
 

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Thanks for all the positive comments, I will try to answer all the questions here goes:

The colour is the standard metallic red hence why it looks darker. I have only have the bonnet resprayed as very bad stone chipping on the nose (just under £400 incl vat... probably should have gone for a whole respray on reflection as still quite a few nicks here and there (nothing too noticeable though). New bonnet badge and grille, new windscreen (thankfully on Insurance), new front springs, belt, tensioners and water pump, replaced cracked foglight various bits and bobs for the MOT and 4 new Eagle F1's and a personal reg. The inside was already almost perfect so not a lot to do there. I still have a few small indents in 2 doors and the roof but they are only noticeable from an angle, I think the car must have been parked on a golf driving range for a while!

So I have a November 2002 3.0l 24V Lusso with 70k on the clock; original purchase price and all above work done, re-mapped and induction kit on it as well. Full history 2 owners 1 a BA pilot (30k miles) and owner No 2 bought for £8,500 in Nov '05 by a specialist car tuner chap (he did 40k miles plus tuning kit fitted and looked after the engine well) I still believe I would get my money back (what would someone pay for it anyway?) if I sold it; but I have no intention of doing so, fingers crossed it runs ok for 2 years or so and I will get my money back in the pure joy of driving such a lovely car.

Will post some engine shots later.

Cheers
 
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