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    2003 VW Lupo SDI 2001 Audi A4 TDI SE 130 1996 Audi A4 TDI Avant 1987 Peugeot 205 XLD 1986 Peugeot 205 Automatic 1994 Peugeot 205 Mardi Gras Turbo Diesel 1995 Peugeot 205 Mardi Gras Diesel 1996 Peugeot 205 Diesel 1983 BMW 323i 1981 renault 14 TS
  1. 205xld

    new member-scotland

    I purchased a SDI to use back and forward to work but it has gradually won me over, Welcome to club Lupo. What colour is your 205 GTi and how long have you owned the car?
  2. 205xld

    New Member

    Welcome to another Ayrshire Lupo owner!
  3. I had my Bilstein dampers fitted this morning, then washed and polished my Lupo this afternoon.
  4. 205xld

    Rear seats MOT

    A seat must be present for the seatbelt to be testable, if there is a defect in the belt the MOT tester should advise you of this. He will most likely advise that the rear seats are removed. http://www.motinfo.gov.uk/htdocs/m4s05000201.htm
  5. 205xld

    Lupo GTI Mats

    These are on ebay but are flannel grey with blue edges. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-GENUINE-VW-LUPO-FLANNEL-GREY-BLUE-FRONT-CARPETS-MATS-SET-/281274940251?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item417d4afb5b
  6. 205xld

    Readers interesting rides (non-Lupo)

    Here are some of my other cars. 1986 Peugeot 205 Automatic, less than 11500 miles from new. 1995 Peugeot 205 Mardi Gras Diesel, just under 40000 miles from new. 1994 peugeot 205 Mardi Gras Turbo Diesel, around 110000 miles. 1987 Peugeot 205 XLD owned by me from new and with almost 501000 miles. 1996 Peugeot 205 Diesel, less than 11500 miles from new. 1996 Audi A4 Avant TDI 110, almost 219000 miles. 1981 Renault 14 TS, this was my Fathers car, purchased new and almost 59000 miles. 2001 Audi A4 TDI SE 130, 18500 miles. 1983 BMW 323i .
  7. 205xld

    how many miles has you Lupo done?

    110k for my SDI
  8. 205xld

    My Lupo SDI daily driver

    Just a short update. These arrived during the week. Surprisingly around £67 cheaper from Ebay Germany. Before springs fitted. And after.
  9. 205xld

    BMW E30 318i Restoration (None Lupo content)

    The car was stripped to a shell, genuine BMW wings, scuttle panel, front panel and rear panel fitted. The seats were recovered with the genuine material which was available in 1991. The photos of the car undergoing the work are all pre digital era I am afraid.
  10. 205xld

    BMW E30 318i Restoration (None Lupo content)

    Just to keep your spirits up, here are some pics of my 323i. I have been where you are now and restoring a car is lots and lots of hard work! Totally factory standard not even a stripe.
  11. 205xld

    My Lupo SDI daily driver

    Just checked the British brochure for a 2003 Lupo and the CD player was above the radio.
  12. 205xld

    My Lupo SDI daily driver

    CRS tailgate spoiler fitted and painted, before anyone asks it does hit the arial causing the it to bend Fitted chrome interior door handles, purchased from the dealer and GTI seats. I have the cover for the drivers seat. After some polishing. And finally with some polished stainless steel trim around vents, heater controls and door mirror adjusters.
  13. 205xld

    My Lupo SDI daily driver

    Usual condition gearstick and gaiter. An interior shot after much scrubbing. Finally managed to source a set of mud flaps, used though. Secondhand lower fog lamp valence found. Fitted R line badge to front grill and tailgate where the SDI badge was. I added a stripe to the side with a Gt decal, this is from a Peugeot 205. Found this secondhand on ebay, photo below is as delivered. After some polishing and painting with high temperature paint. Back box fitted. Drums springs etc painted in preparation of fitting alloy wheels.
  14. 205xld

    My Lupo SDI daily driver

    Below are photos taken of the car when purchased in August. The car is being used for a commute of 114 miles a day to work. A close up shot of the OSF wing showing corrosion around the arch. The following weekend in for wing replacement and repair to drivers door. Quite surprising how crusty the wing was when seen off the car, actually quite surprised to find corrosion like this but the purchase price did reflect this. On inspection this was found on the inner side of the wing, obviously accident damage from early in its life. The bodyshop that did the repair had not even painted the inner side.
  15. 205xld

    Green Lupo on A713

    As per title spotted this yesterday afternoon between Patna and Dalmellington, almost certain its the same Lupo I spotted several weeks ago turning off the A75 into the Chocolate Factory. Is it anyone on here?

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