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  • Originally posted by Michael View Post
    excellent What wheels? Team Dynamics?

    OOOH! Get some Evo 8 Enkei wheels (I think I've suggested them already!)
    I'm not sure yet, I've seen quite a few I like (usually the bronze kind of colour ones), not spent any proper time looking though! Biggest issue is that I don't really know where is reputable to buy from, so hard to check what I can get.
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    • I quite like Rota Grids, would probably want black (wanted to black out most things where I can - batmobile), although I do like the bronze/gold colour.

      Subaru Impreza Rota Grid Black
      Subaru Impreza Rota Grid Bronze
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      • YES!!! those wheels are perfect!!!

        I can't help on the colour decision though...both are awesome
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        • Finally got my bodyshop appointment, it's going in next week. That on top of the servicing and other bits is going to make for a rather expensive month! The wheels might need to wait a little longer
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          • Expensive...but at least then it's done
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            • Service work is done so got to walk down and get the car, it's been sunny every day for how long? Rain today. Back to sun tomorrow onward, bloody typical isn't it.
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              • Whats been done? Sparks and oil? How much did it cost, as I assume labour will be the killer on these due to the stupid spark plug placement
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                • Oil and oil filter
                  Pollen filter
                  Spark plugs
                  Gearbox oil
                  Rear diff oil

                  3.5 hours of labour to do the lot, the spark plugs are a ***** so probably took around half the time in fairness.

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                  • Originally posted by Bugman View Post
                    Ouch. But I have an idea about the straps. Cut lengths of rubber tube from an old cycle inner tube (or one from a pound shop). Feed the strap through this before fitting the ratchet. Then the loose end can be rolled up (or if you are like me, impatiently bundled up) and stuffed securely into the rubber tube.
                    I found these ratchet straps for sale yesterday so decided to bite the bullet, they have a little strap to hold the excess strap and stop it flapping around, seemed like a good idea!
                    They also have safety hooks meaning the bit that'll hook to the trailer won't be able to slip off if it gets loose.

                    Can never have too many ratchet straps right?




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                    • Litrally just seen this lol
                      This is what we do with excessive strap ends



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