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Old 06 November 2012, 09:04 PM   #1  
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Hello, Purchased my Blobeye Gx Sport 2.0 back in July 2012 and this is the progress.

bought and cleaned.





Blanked fogs out.

De chrome and badged, dont know how that lock guard comes off :/

Badgless grill and coilovers fitted



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Thanks for looking a further few things to do including - Detango, pressed plates, Exhaust and manifold.

It was lower than the finalpic but could not get it back on driveway even at a heavy angle lol.
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Old 06 November 2012, 09:14 PM   #2  
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The lock is a one piece item so if you undid everything you'd just be left with a hole. I decided to change to the older circular lock barrel but you need an older boot lid to match the circular barrel. Can pick one up for around 30 second hand on here. Looking good though.
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Old 06 November 2012, 09:26 PM   #3  
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Looks very euro Esq,great mate.
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Old 06 November 2012, 09:32 PM   #4  
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Looks nice, not my cuppa but good to see something different from the usual look. Could maybe do with some spacers on the rear... bring them wheels out a bit...
Also looks like you painted the fog covers with a rattle can. I'd defo get them painted properly, just my opinion of course but they look dull and off colour, stands out a mile. Just my 2p
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Old 06 November 2012, 09:48 PM   #5  
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Cheers guys, I was looking at some spacers for the rear and covers are rattled atm getting em done along with side skirts rear spats and bootlid after the spoilers removed keep the cost down thanks again. I basically thought I didn't want a rep as theres no power there, just a bit embarrassing. The sti badge is coming off
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Old 06 November 2012, 09:49 PM   #6  
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well i very much like the euro look, and my hat off to u.
get a front splitter on it
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Old 06 November 2012, 10:09 PM   #7  
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looking good

good idea not going with the sti look
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Old 06 November 2012, 10:19 PM   #8  
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Great looking scoob matey

Very individual, keep us all posted on its progress!
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Old 06 November 2012, 11:25 PM   #9  
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Chuffed with this site, I no you get haters on every forum but chuffed with attitude on here all constructive look forward to my time here
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Old 07 November 2012, 12:07 AM   #10  
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Looks cool and classy
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Old 07 November 2012, 09:16 AM   #11  
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Unfortunately there are those who like to cast a shadow over somebodies pride and joy whet ever the spec, it's your car at the end of the day. True enthusiasts appreciate a scoob as a scoob.

Just seen you are in Essex, bring her along to the next meet dude! Keep an eye out on the Essex forum on here
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Old 07 November 2012, 01:34 PM   #12  
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Thank you. Will do mate, I joined the fb page too. I'm down in Rayleigh always up for a lil meet and stuff.
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Old 07 November 2012, 06:28 PM   #13  
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Was expecting to come and see how you transformed it into an sti replica, however I like that you didnt do this, the mods look really good, wheels look great.
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Old 07 November 2012, 07:32 PM   #14  
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Not a big fan of the wheels, the tyres just look too skinny, otherwise great job
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Old 07 November 2012, 08:48 PM   #15  
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Looks great - good to see a nice one in DBM - the same colour as my old bug - quite a rare colour for a blob
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Looks great - good to see a nice one in DBM - the same colour as my old bug - quite a rare colour for a blob
I think that's just the photo's Mike, looks WRB to me. I'm pretty sure that there were no DBM blobs out of the factory
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I think that's just the photo's Mike, looks WRB to me. I'm pretty sure that there were no DBM blobs out of the factory
Possibly not the turbo models - but I'm sure I've seen a dark blue blob sport before
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DBM?
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DBM?
Paint code 95H - Dark Blue Mica
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Old 07 November 2012, 09:47 PM   #20  
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Nice one! Always learning
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Old 08 November 2012, 07:31 AM   #21  
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Cheers guys, it's not wrb and is a dark blue I've forget the code but its something like 28W ill check later.

Thanks again
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couple more for now. So need to get these sideskirts painted and agree with the skinny tyres i thought 35 would have been okay but forgot they stretched by 10mm :/





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should be getting the centre cap stickers through today should break up the wheels abit.

They forgot to send em out with the wheel :/
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I like it, except for the skinny tyres.
Blobs are a good looking car, after seeing this i might ditch my Aerodeck for a non-turbo Wagon.

Less is more
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What tyres would be better then?
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95H is 'deep' blue mica
not dark blue mica. That
paintcode is 52D.

Nice car btw.
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95H is 'deep' blue mica
not dark blue mica. That
paintcode is 52D.
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Looks good to me just get her down a bit more
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I'd love to man but atm it scrapes on speed bumps and driveways as it is ill bring it down for major shows but essex is pot hole heaven lol
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Anyone know the highest mm spacers you can run before needing longer studs?

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