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PostPosted: Fri 11 Mar 2016, 3:12 pm 
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PostPosted: Fri 11 Mar 2016, 3:39 pm 
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Still looks straight............nice to see you have re-united yourself with your old cordia, in my eyes, I'll never let mine go........had Bitza since 1989!


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PostPosted: Fri 11 Mar 2016, 3:42 pm 
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Thanks buddy.

There is a reason to come to forum more often :)

Body is very straight a bit of rust nothing big, it needs a full rebuild but I ll get it done.

I am sure you and will keep in touch as I will need all the help I can get.


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PostPosted: Sat 12 Mar 2016, 12:47 am 
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Your car: 1996 Mitsubishi Express
1997 Mazda Rx7
1980 Mazda B1800
1984 Mazda B2000
1985 Mistubishi Cordia AB GSR
1986 Mistubishi Cordia AC GSR
Was this thing in clayton?


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PostPosted: Sat 12 Mar 2016, 6:32 am 
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Yes it was.

Someone already got to it and took the mirrors an the rear window.

Who knows what is also missing, once I go through it I will know what needs to be done.

Body kit is gone too


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PostPosted: Sun 13 Mar 2016, 12:13 pm 
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Your car: 1996 Mitsubishi Express
1997 Mazda Rx7
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1986 Mistubishi Cordia AC GSR
I was going to buy that body kit but got in too late. Good to see it will be brought back to life! :)


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PostPosted: Sun 13 Mar 2016, 12:24 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon 14 Mar 2016, 9:40 am 
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I always think of this car being white :)

So true, it's been very neglected for last 10 years, I went yesterday and had it inspected all, lot's of work required.

First here are some pics of what it was back in 2005 , then I will post the new ones and we will go through it.


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PostPosted: Mon 14 Mar 2016, 9:41 am 
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PostPosted: Mon 14 Mar 2016, 10:24 am 
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Ok, So I had a quick look at it yesterday.

First of all I forgot how small they are and how light they are. :)

Body

This will require the most amount of work.

Clear and paint are in not the best condition.

Overall small around of rust around the back light and left side front panel.

Very small amount, easy fix.

Some surface rust in the boot from collecting rain water.

Panels are straight.

Left side door cannot open it as it hitting the left panel (had to use the screwdriver to hold it open"

Nothing that I wouldn't expect.

The biggest thing I have to attend to on the body is the left had side frame.

This car had an accident in 98' , left had side.

It was fixed but not as much as I would like to.

There are is a crack above left side front wheel , in the wheel arch.

I cannot see anything from inside the engine bay.

It is still solid but there is a crack. This will require some welding work.

I cannot start putting power to it without everything there being done correctly.

Bitza if you have a manual pic of what the frame consists etc please send it to me so I can see
what is the best angle to sort this out.


Mechanics

Nothing left, the only thing left is the re /chrome water hose you see above and the rusted radiator.

I cannot believe that so much money was spent on that car and they kept the original radiator.

Interior

Yes, I got rid of the yellow seats and the back seat wasn't even from cordia!? I don't know what they were thinking.

I am looking for original AA or AB interior, if anyone has any let me know.

Handbrake doesn't work.

Original wheels from 16 years ago are still on the car, lots of markings on them.

Lot's of work but it is fixible and worth it I believe.

Also does anyone know where I can get this bodykit from?


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PostPosted: Mon 14 Mar 2016, 10:33 am 
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PostPosted: Mon 14 Mar 2016, 1:47 pm 
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Just noticed, wheels are not the same but managed to track down my old cordia wheels BBS :) after 10 years :) thanks for keeping them Doug! :)


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PostPosted: Mon 14 Mar 2016, 6:03 pm 
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Pretty sure Advanced fibreglass here in SA still make the FOHA kit.................you might have to ask around in your area.


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PostPosted: Mon 14 Mar 2016, 8:22 pm 
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Any idea how much is it?


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PostPosted: Mon 14 Mar 2016, 10:02 pm 
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Your car: DOHC 2.3 VR4 85 AB GSR
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You will need to contact them, just noticed that the brake booster is either EVO or TL magna twin diaphragm unit just like mine!


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PostPosted: Wed 16 Mar 2016, 12:01 pm 
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It could be off EVO, it's got all disc brakes around from Galant.


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PostPosted: Wed 16 Mar 2016, 12:04 pm 
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PostPosted: Wed 16 Mar 2016, 12:09 pm 
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PostPosted: Wed 16 Mar 2016, 1:43 pm 
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PostPosted: Wed 16 Mar 2016, 3:05 pm 
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Some pics of my old car, she was a rocket ;)


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