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22
Mar
09

Project Roadster: The smell of leather and old people

Not a massive update really. It was MOT time so I did a couple of bits to it (new tyres, rear callipers) and it passed first time which is a bonus. Other than that I have just been racking up the miles and enjoying the sunshine.

I did pick up an old 70’s Astrali steering wheel from the auto Jumble at Race Retro for £8 thinking it would be good for the KP. When I got it home it had a Hyundai Pony boss on it. Before giving up (or starting cutting it about) I decided to offer it up to the Roadster and it fit!

It does have a centre cap but I’ve not got round to that yet and it looks kinda cool without it. It’s a bit smaller than the Momo it replaces so I don’t think it will be as good for doing skids with. We shall see. The only other downside is it smells of old people which it a fairly acquired taste!

Because I had the camera out (and because I am a lyfestlin’ whore) I took a couple pics of my new kicks and watch:

Mmmm fresh DCs

Casio G Shock V.S  Bathing Ape.

Sweet.

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5 Responses to “Project Roadster: The smell of leather and old people”


  1. March 23, 2009 at 11:01 am

    Car is looking good and its always good to pass the mot TEST eh

  2. 2 Col
    January 17, 2010 at 5:28 pm

    hey, was wondering what size of tyre the continentals are on the SSRs? and if its time for you to sell them to me yet??

  3. 3 racer86
    January 17, 2010 at 5:56 pm

    They are 175/70/13s! Nope, still not selling…

  4. 4 Col
    January 18, 2010 at 6:58 pm

    haha worth a try, do you know what the offset is on them?

  5. 5 racer86
    January 18, 2010 at 8:02 pm

    They are +6 but I’m running 10mm spacers so they are -4 on the car!


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