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Hi all, my name is Ray and i am the 1st owner of a CC GSR. I bought the car brand new in 1993 and it currently has about 137,000 ks. I am currently thinking of doing some mods (about time !) however a few workshops i've contacted don't seem to be interested, saying you can't get anymore parts for that car, or it has to be custom made, and its "gonna cost ya ". Is there any workshops preferably on Brisbane's Southside anyone would recommend ? also i have the dreaded Roof Rust, any paint and panel shops to recommend? thanks 



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That's awesome that you have owned the car since new!

What mods are you thinking of doing to it?

There is a thread on here, partially titled, roof rust, where I have listed part numbers and approx cost of the parts. If you get them yourself, you can save a few dollars.


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Hi im thinking of changing the exhaust, lowering the car a bit, changing the original bushes and either going for 16 or 17” wheels ( and eventually maybe an evo 3 body kit)

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Low kms, completely stock, 1 owner GSR? I wouldn't think there'd be too many of them around if any!

 

I know they aren't exactly considered a classic just yet, but it would almost be a shame to modify it other than repairing the roof rust.



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Hi vin18m, yes I don’t see anymore of them on the roads, do you think they will eventually become a classic seeing it’s not a evo ? Thanks

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Hard to say if it will become a classic but there'd be some purists out there that would see the value in a car like that. 



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Hi im thinking of changing the exhaust, lowering the car a bit, changing the original bushes and either going for 16 or 17” wheels ( and eventually maybe an evo 3 body kit)


Most of those things you could do yourself? If you are handy that is...
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Welcome to 4gtuner Ray. Throw up some pics of your GSR when you get a chance. An original 1 owner GSR would be a rare find these days!
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thanks Enginr, will put some pics soon, at the moment only have hardcopy photos not digital photos.



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That proves its a genuine 1 owner GSR, pics shot on film lol, love it!



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Hi all, i have just put up some photos of my red gsr in Gallery, Recent Images  :happy:



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That's clean mate. I wouldn't touch it.



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I wouldnt touch it either.
I changed a roof on my 380gt. Its not that hard a job. Id have a look at yours but i bet you not in wa..
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Yep, brisbane..
Not that hard to do..use the glue that they use on mercedes. Panel bond...spot weld in each corner. Easy.
Took me a week part time, could do it in a day next time.
4g93t jumbuck conversion. PRANGED 18/3/12, CHECK MY MEMBER RIDES Page 11. no serious human injuries.
ON THE ENGINE STAND. g4cs 2.4l + Gt35r. PLUS: auto conversion + Awd coming.
thanks for parts and help: BMGTZ, EVOCPE, cwolf, Benozi, Jamo-GSR, 1JUM2NV, RXVII..much appreciated, cheers guys.
Aerodynamics are for people who can't build engines. —Enzo Ferrari
REMEMBER: you cant polish a turd, but you can roll it in glitter.


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