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my gsi in very slow progress

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My GSI year from hell

ill try make it short some people may be interested ive had my spectral blue gsi 5 years its well moddified with 17" speedline mistrals big brakes konis etc etc a year ago engine failed for first time so decided take off road for winter rebuild engine:

jan - march 2005 full engine rebuild arps fitted big cams headwork everything new

march - may ran engine in car felt very fast and nice started getting money to buy throttle bodies

may - managed 1100 miles head gasket blew had been blowing water hoses from day one but kept fixing them car returns to engine builder

june - picked car up fixed drove off very loud rattle he came checked it said was just lifter been full off water will be ok sets off 3 miles bang on motorway conrod through block engine builder said original part not responsible

june - picked up mint c20xe with cossy head fitted that swapped daft cams over and all dispack stuff car runs but rough

august - it goes back next week to engine builder for timing doing as they are his spec cams

so in a year ive spent over £2000 and not drove anywhere gutted looked at taking action on engine builder but more hassle than its worth im praying next week my car will be back but its now out mot
i still love my car to bits and hope to get enthusiasm back but that is how it can go wrong big time
 
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update:car went for timing done this week now car is drivable again just got big flat spot to sort something to do with management light on then off for mot once thats sorted i can start on my new plans for it
 
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car now back on road new mot tax and insurance been a long time goes very well with silly cams in now back on with my plans for it will post pics up soon
 
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very long time since any updates well ive used car a bit over winter but now am gathering bits for small revamp will get before after pics oh and hopefully throttle bodies are on there way
pics to follow bit poor pic just dragged it out garage to wash it
 
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cheers i want it lot cleaner but that will have to hold out just bought throttle bodies let the real fun begin
 
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cars lookin good mate :wink:
 
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thanks lads its just had new interior black leather/alacantara put in lovely throttle bodies may be on hold unless anyone knows some for sale ones i was getting have to old ecu to get mapped
 

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