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#1 Post by richymon » Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:11 pm

when you say mean wot faults to look for?start you with 214 engine headgasket probs.rattling camshaft at higher miles.engine rear mountain bolts drop out.the location of battery causes the acid to drop on front subframe rotting it.lack of pas on early models.electrics.door locking motors ok.body work good rust in rear sills below doors.grey bumpers loose colour.go sort of white/grey.trim good even on base hard wearing.216 builet proof engine & box.poor turning circle.with belts to check.not ment as a slag off.just my experiances.same for most cars of that age. :*laughs*:

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#2 Post by Smithy » Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:43 pm

Yep that is exactly the sort of stuff :)
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