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I thought i would throw up some info on my project corrado,
It started life as a 1992 G60 black with a grey cloth interior

I hated the grey interior so i binned in in favor of a black carpet, dash and abc pillar trims
I then got soe Electric half leather Recaro's for it, i didnt like full leather aws you slip roud too much when your driving hard(on track or wherever)

I also replaced the old lowering springs with some koni coilovers
then i replaced the old 280's with 305mm brembo's and a set of speedline wheels were needed to clear these(cheers Ronan)

I then fitted a rallye fmic and it made such a huge difference to it!, but unfortunatly when i decided to do the engine conversion to 16vg60 i realised the intercooler wouldnt fit so it had to go, after it being in the car for a year with very little driving it went on.
I tinted the rear lights all red which i think looks well on a corrado

The bodywork was a little tatty so i decided to have it repainted and since then its been off the road.
I gave it a few upgrades since, it now has Eibach anti roll bars, powerflex bushes, braided everything in the braking system and seam welded front subframe and wishbones.
Now it has gotten a Weichers 6 point Roll cage inside and a set of oz superleggera's as track wheels.
I have kinda lost interest in finishing it for the past while, but i must get back to it one day!
Just thought i would do a Gearoid esque long post
 

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Your like me so Richard, I haven't done a tap with my mk3 for ages either, it's goin on for over a year now.
 

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Yeah you kinda loose interest in it, and when the scene goes bad it puts you off too
 

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You read my mind!
 

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im likeing what im seeing here rich, like the leather interior, and brembo brakes, (i got some brembo disks to go with thoes calipers)
you should get it finished just think of the fun you will have driving it
finish it man


ps thoes rear lights look really cool with the black, did you just spray the standard lights or did you
buy new red lights?? any tips for the job i can see myself getting some wet and dry paper and red spary can
for christmass
 

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Cheers Brian, i did them myself!
They were just cleaned down with celulos thinners and thebnmasked up and sprayed, it took about 3 or 4 coats i think, its about a year and a half since i did them and the right one is fading a bit now, but it is a nice cheap mod and best of all its easy to revert as its just paint, so thinners will remove it and your back to orange.
black tops look well too, one of the lads has them on his corrado, i will see if i can get a pic
 

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QUOTE black tops look well too, one of the lads has them on his corrado, i will see if i can get a pic

is the whole light cluster blacked out or just the amber part??
would our friendly garda let that go if he was driving behind it, blacked out rear lights??
this is something im deffo going to try over the holidays , red or black it looks very cool
 

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just the tops, witht he red, tehy still seem to flash orange, so thats the way i would go, plus your car is black too
 

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Haven't seen her out before, looking good, like the half leather. Was there a time where they had the older typre steering wheel on the face lifted body. Perhaps a silly question.

Rob.
 

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I'm not a corrado anorak but as far as I know the last of the G60s (like rmns) had the later type bonnet, grille, and clocks with the digital odometer but still had the old steering wheel etc.
 

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geo is right
last of the run g60, but there were a few later, that is march or something and the last were toward november
 

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QUOTE (rmn @ Dec 20 2005, 03:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>I then got soe Electric half leather Recaro's for it, i didnt like full leather aws you slip roud too much when your driving hard(on track or wherever)

know what you mean with that Richard, I'm going to get a half-leather re-trim done on the 16v.
 
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