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#981756 - 27th Oct 2009 12:35am New saxo (my 3rd)
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Well the two tone beast was sold a month ago so thought it was about time I put up my replacement.. a 1.4 furio


The plans

- Lower 60mm all round
- Carbon fibre bonnet
- Smoked lights with HID conversion
- Black roof
- Wolfrace street hustle with blue inserts
- Custom interior and ICE build
- Rear gloss black lights
- 4-2-1 manifold
- Full exhaust system
- Uprated discs & breaks
- Induction kit
- Cams





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#981757 - 27th Oct 2009 10:10am Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: MrHouston]
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Something a bit different eh mate doh

Looks tidy though

Keep us updated on the progress happy
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#981758 - 27th Oct 2009 12:01pm Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: BMW Joe]
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Originally Posted By: BMW Joe
Something a bit different eh mate doh

Looks tidy though


Indeed, why not just fit a 1.4 to the 2 tone, and de-2 tone it raftl
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#981759 - 27th Oct 2009 12:27pm Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: StuyMac]
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Im completely confused as to why you didn't just go the extra 10yards and get the vts..........

Nice tidy motor though wink
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#981760 - 27th Oct 2009 3:53pm Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: Sanchez]
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Project sounds good. Nothing OTT happy


A 3rd saxo though? Not fancy anything different?
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#981761 - 27th Oct 2009 4:12pm Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: MGCraig]
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Nice plans, shame about the car though!

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#981762 - 27th Oct 2009 4:17pm Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: MattLFC]
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Originally Posted By: MattLFC
Nice plans, shame about the car though!


comming from the k series, rover driving, flatcap wearing, grumpy old man over there wink xxx
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#981763 - 27th Oct 2009 4:25pm Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: Sanchez]
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Having driven a Saxo a few times in the past, id rather catch the bus than drive one lol. At least the footwell in Rover's have space for ya feet!!

Besides which, the K-Series ownz everything PSA have to offer, period!

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#981764 - 27th Oct 2009 4:55pm Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: MattLFC]
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I'll give you that about the footwell lol, very close togethher aswell the dals are frown
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#981765 - 27th Oct 2009 10:15pm Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: Sanchez]
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I'm sticking with saxos because they are so much fun to drive, the parts are cheap and you can do alsmot anything to them =D

As for not getting a VTS, i cannot afford insurance yet hence the 1.4 and not a VTR/S

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#981766 - 27th Oct 2009 11:25pm Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: MrHouston]
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Originally Posted By: MrHouston


As for not getting a VTS, i cannot afford insurance yet hence the 1.4 and not a VTR/S


But surly the money your going to spend on the exhaust springs etc etc would coover the cost of the extra indsurance........
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#981767 - 27th Oct 2009 11:39pm Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: MrHouston]
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I think it looks nice as it is, those wheels are good as well ... I know it's not mine, but it's more unique to keep it as it is ... there's so many 'cosmetically modified' Saxo's around, it's as if time hasn't moved trends on in the Saxo community. wink smile
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#981768 - 28th Oct 2009 2:16am Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: Sanchez]
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Originally Posted By: Sanchez
Originally Posted By: MrHouston


As for not getting a VTS, i cannot afford insurance yet hence the 1.4 and not a VTR/S


But surly the money your going to spend on the exhaust springs etc etc would coover the cost of the extra indsurance........


Ford Fiesta Mk4/5 1.25 Group 7 (75bhp)

Saxo Vtr Group 7 (90-100bhp)

Focus 2.0 Group 8 (135bhp)

Why oh why a 1.4 saxo? Sure it's a faster car than the 1.1 but not by much.

Hope all goes well with your mods but make it simple, save the cash and invest in a better car for the future.
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#981769 - 28th Oct 2009 11:04am Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: MrPhil]
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I wouldnt put a list of Fords up there to sway him lol... Under powered pieces of trash.

My mates 1.6 Escort had what, 90 bhp when it came out the factory. My Alfa was 120, and now the MG has 107, but is miles quicker than the Alfa. All 1.6


Saxos are good for handling etc, the only problem is that as has been mentioned, a lot has been done to them over the years, and its difficult to make them different.

Elliot, on second thoughts, I reckon you should go for the rally look. Will be a bit more expensive, and harder to live with, but I doubt youll ever get rid of it then happy



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#981770 - 28th Oct 2009 3:06pm Re: New saxo (my 3rd) [Re: MGCraig]
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hmmm..."Uprated discs & breaks"..


being its a saxo....it surely will!
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