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Old 07-02-2016, 08:28 AM   #1
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Hey all!

So finally, after a long long time and waiting i present you my 1981 242 DL that i bought around one and a half years ago over the phone from Lithuania, where i am from originally.

The car has finally arrived to the UK on the 30th of June, and now it will be stored in the unit that we are finishing building till it's all up and running and i can actually start tearing it apart to see what needs to be done.

I will add pictures and a little video or two later on whenever it all finished uploading.

Cheers, Adam
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Old 07-02-2016, 05:29 PM   #2
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So, here's the pics:





























There you go...

Ther ewill be updates, but they are gonna be really sloooooooow! :D

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Old 07-02-2016, 06:20 PM   #3
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Nice car, you are lucky to own one here in Europe!

Looks like its pretty straight, but you will have to fight with rust for a while. Floorboards?

What are the plans? Transplant the goodies from the grey 244?

Edit: Oh, and will you convert it to RHD?
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Old 07-03-2016, 09:44 AM   #4
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Hey! Yeah, i stil can't believe i got one haha...

The plan is to remove all the rust i can, reweld what's needed and strenghten the chasis, then repaint it with some sort of white color, then fit all the bits i got leying around from when i had a plan to use them for the 244 turbo, convert it to RHD, just for the driving pleasure and get a proper 16v turbo engine built for it. Doesn't seem very hard, but i know how it all goes over the top when you start fiddling with stuff and repairing haha

The 244 Turbo is for sale to fund a daily diesel estate, so it will stay as it is, it's just it gets too many timewasters, and none of the genuine people that wants to buy it...

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Old 03-06-2017, 02:52 PM   #5
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A bit of an update of the latest acquisition for the future powertrain unit...





Also i got another b230fk block that i exchanged for a g80, so this will all grow up into a reasonably powerful turbo engine... After the body is done, and i haven't even touched it yet lol...

Oh, and a good friend of mine donated his old welder, so that will be one thing that helps to rebuild the 242.

I will update as always, whenever something happens

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