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COTM September 2012

COTM May 2012

The Person
Hi all, I'm Shane.   I am a student from Surrey but studying at uni in sunny Plymouth.

The Purchase
Here she is, my pride and joy. I had been after a Mk1 for a while but the majority of those I was interested in were miles away!  I finally came across my pride and joy about 40 mins away from me.  She is a 1983 1.3 Driver, she is in great condition, she has had a full respray 2 years ago(ish) in an unusual brown but i love it. After seeing her i snapped her up straight away.  The love affair began…

The Project
The previous owner had done pretty much everything I had wanted to do, slammed, chrome trim, deep dish BBS's and a single light grill. The exterior is pretty much show condition although under the hood and inside she's showing her age a little here and there. I am just about to undertake a big brake conversion amongst many other little tinkering jobs.  One day I am hoping to do an engine swap to a 2.0 or 1.8 to make her go a little quicker.  I am also hoping to make the interior as good as the exterior. Thanks for reading, Keep V-dubbing! Shaney.