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Yes, they arent cheap but if you are going for originality then they are a must in my opinion. Someone who is handier than me would be able to reproduce these at a fraction of the cost I reckon. There probably isnt much demand for them though.
Possibly a cheeky suggestion but if you are looking to spend 10k why not make @Mbeau an very healthy offer for his Cup? Or have you seen the Cup AM Performance are selling? It looks worth a second look.
I think a 182 at 10 grand would have to be as near as dammit to a brand new car for me to consider. The 172 "sounds" good but is extremely pricey also. Id definitely be interested to hear what the current owners say about what hopgop has dug up on the car. Of course you should be HPI'ing any...
Ha ha, not polished it in a wee while so was happy to see it like that !
If the issue happened more frequently then I’m sure SWR could fix it no problem. I’ll just need to wait and see what happens but I’m almost hoping it gets worse so it can be diagnosed.
Quick update since I decided not to put the Cup up for sale.
It passed its MOT with flying colours which was no surprise really as I’m as proactive as I can be with any little issues etc.
The only thing that needed attention pre MOT was the rear number plate light as it was on the blink and...
Yeah, it does doesn't it. It never sits constant at 1500 revs but the fact that the revs flare at all makes me think it could be related.
I reckon ill just need to wait and see if it gets worse. Dealing with an issue that I cant replicate at will is always difficult!
Looking for some pointers please guys. I appreciate these things are difficult to diagnose but here goes anyway.
My 172 Cup has started cutting out when cold. Basically, I’ll start it up in the morning with the intention of letting it warm up. After around minute or so the engine just stops...