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My 'lingo and Gf's partner
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We bought the partner in April for the girlfriend to start up a dog walking business. Its a 52 plate with 103k on the clock, near full service history and timing belt changes @ 78k. Before I let her drive it it had a full service and timing belt done. I also welded up a custom cage for the back to keep the dogs in the boot once the back door is open. As luck happended my brother was scrapping his 206 so I took the alloys off him for the partner.
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I was using a xsara estate to carry my tools and it was just not practical anymore so decided to get myself a berlingo or partner, so I bought this 51 plate with 140k on the clock. The prev owner said they had the belt done @120k by a mechanic friend, will get it in the garage soon to get that checked to be sure. For a 12yr old car the body isnt too bad, few small dents here and there and some scratch's but nothing I can't fix.
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Work/Repairs/upgrades so far,
Full service and blades, bulbs (phillips bluevision)
Window tints.
Stonchipped and resprayed both sills.
Repaired and resprayed front bumper.
Repaired and resprayed wheel trims grey (original citroen ones)
Upgraded headunit to a JVC KD-R741BT (bluetooth handsfree and music streaming), added Fli Comp 1 Tweeters to the dash and replaced the aerial with a bee sting (washing lines and original aerial aint a good mix)
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Work/Repairs/upgrades to do,
Repair and respray frear bumper.
Derust and respray steel rims gloss black.
Upgrade door speakers to FLI FI6
Upgrade rear speakers to ? I'm looking at the FLI Integrator 4
Upgrade/update suspension and brakes
Fit towbar
Build a quick attach roofrack
Oil clutch and accelerator cables
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Looking very tidy,nice write up to.:thumbsup:
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I read GF's partner and though it was something from Dear Deidre Big Grin You've got the beginning of a fleet there.
So where does this bit go then ?
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I Like the red one. ;-)

Yeah, mine's red, too....
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So today was a very nice sunny day so decided to do some more work on the lingo.
I wasnt happy with the drivers sill so I rubbed it down and did it again.
Sill when I got the car
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Sill after stonechip and 2nd respray
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Also did the rear bumper (scratched and chipped) and hinge covers ( lacquer was peeling)
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I'm thinking I may spray the rest of the bumpers and maybe even the mirrors and side trim to match

Partner is due its MOT next month so I better do a little work on that next.
Sort rear wiper out, none operational. Need to find a good diagram for fuses
Schutz the underside
Oil change
Replace N/S headlight and both indicators before the winter, all have water in them (all have cracks Sad )

(19-08-2013, 09:00 AM)ffrenchie Wrote:  I read GF's partner and though it was something from Dear Deidre Big Grin You've got the beginning of a fleet there.
I'm trying to persuade my Dad to change his 4x4 :twisted:
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