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41 minutes ago, C8RKH said:Looks lovely bazzer. Out of interest how much would a restored S4S go for these days?

I would expect in the current market - £30k is a realistic guide number. Of course this depends on many many variables. Myself - im not really bothered. I just want to get it back together and usable for me.

The S4 will unfortunately need to go once this ones together 

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Yesterday started off much like any other.  so I thought instead of just lazing on the sofa - I’d dig the S4s out the garage and clear off the dust then a nice trip out to tintern with some oth

We have some progress. She’s now out of the garage under her own power. its given me the opportunity to sweep up the not inconsiderable mess of cut off nuts and bolts, old packets, busted f

All in its rightful place. Massive thanks to Nobby and Jacko for the assistance with the engine hoist this is the first time in 8 years the engine has been in the engine bay

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Ooh - looking at new Tyres...... I can get a full matching set of kumhos again on an Esprit. My all time favourite Tyres - now just need to get her into one piece first

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Ok. Thanks @stephenwhyte.

@Barrykearley let me know when it's finished ;)

 

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Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

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Yeah yeah yeah......  till the next one.

 

Thought I might as well join the league of hairy chested medallion men. Those butt whipped pussies with their quiffs and +2's are starting to get to  me lol....

I do think the esprit suits the yellow so well....  good luck with the resto bud.

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Alcohol. Sex. Tobacco. Drugs. Chocolate.  Meh! NOTHING in this world is as addictive as an Evora +0. It's not for babies!    

The first guy to ride a bull for fun, was a true hero. The second man to follow him was truly nuts!   

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1 hour ago, C8RKH said:

Yeah yeah yeah......  till the next one.

 

Thought I might as well join the league of hairy chested medallion men. Those butt whipped pussies with their quiffs and +2's are starting to get to  me lol....

I do think the esprit suits the yellow so well....  good luck with the resto bud.

Agree - best colour for the S4s.....I loved mineB-)

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Great car Barry. Are you happy the engine was out solely for the tanks, manifold and clutch or will you be splitting it just to make sure?

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Engine was out for poor oil pressure and split coolers.

its been rebuilt with new shells and bearings etc - All looks to have been done nicely.

only time will tell frankly

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Ask James from SWLC, he took me around the parts department during the open day back in September, lots of wheels stashed away, he would probably Px too.

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Intriguing - chassis is mega clean - no corrosion or damage where the turbo sits like many have. 

Ive popped you a pm

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Tailgate removed. Two struts that are with it are different lengths - one has a well known suppliers label on it - it’s catagorically too short and not of adequate nm rating. Now thrown in a pile. Bits had a good hunt through - need to make a shopping list of new nuts and bolts.

Drivers side fuel tank now in. Nice new foam pads made from the remnants of the missus yoga mat.

Wood panel fitted - ecu fitted - side panels fitted - ram air mod done.

fuel breather up and over pipe - great - it’s heater hose and is rock hard. The vent thingy solenoid that goes to the charcoal canister is loose in a box - so need to get some pipe for that as well.  All other wires and pipes routed where they should be.

thats enough for this afternoon fettling. I’ve pulled the memcal out and taken a pic - sure the chips not original - taken a picture - but that’s on the iPhone and it’s cold so the battery is dead ....8E81A9B0-C247-40F0-9B60-A0754AAA6671.thumb.jpeg.b9701b1009e5eddfc992cc7c803c987f.jpeg

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Fret not - there’s plenty of time far all this to get expensive and go tits up - you’ll be relieved you got rid of the thing

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@Barrykearley  No idea, I wonder if someone has erased the original EPROM and reprogrammed it. What's the BCC and the 8 digit GM part number (usually on it's own on the third line) on the casing label?

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I’ll need to go and look and take a picture of that. It’s says sport300 ecu or something similar on the label..... who knows what it is - I’ll freescan it once it’s connected to an engine

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