Thought I'd put this up. I bought Ste's crashed MR2 earlier in the week, and have spent the past coupla days going over it. I was looking for a decent 4A-GE engine for my '84 Corolla, and just ended up with it! It came with a =shitload= of dealer receipts and all MOT History
I drove it up to Tescos, and it wouldn't start again on a new battery. Gave it a push start and it was going again:
Anyway, yesterday I struggled getting the bonnet open, and removed the wing, and today got at the rest.
The floors had gone a long time ago - 20 year old car, wouldn't expect anything less!
Didn't think it would be this bad, the mount is crumpled:
And part of the inner wing has been pushed back:
But looking at it, it's a day's work straightening it out and welding a new corner on. The nearly new crossmember is bent and will need replacing.
There's no saving that!
Fortunately, it hasn't touched the chassis and everything is straight:
How I left it! I've never done anything like this in this car park area, and the neighbours have been asking.
I also made use of a 'Rug Doctor' hired by the missus from B&Q and gave the seats and carpet a good clean. It really shifts ground in stuff and brings it back to new:
I've got a bonnet and bumper, just need a wing ... from somewhere. And a load of interior bits (just because they were there):