My SE2

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My SE2

by Martin.p » Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:53 pm

Hello everyone,
Thought I'd share pics and updated of what I'm doing with my SE2.

This is my 2nd calibra. I had a jungle green 4x4 turbo that I got in 2008.
Long story short car is gone and interior and engine are now in my Nova.

But earlier this yr I came across a SE2 on eBay for £50
No engine
No loom
No clocks
No exhaust
No wheels
No lights
No bumper
No boot
The worst interior I've seen
Badly dented wing
Very rusty bonnet
Cracked screen
Paint in poor condition

Bargain obviously!!
So I set off for my 6hr round trip to collect my £50 prize
Taking a set of wheels so I could get it onto trailer.
This is what I got
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Loaded her up
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Home

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Then a fellow calibra owning mate (Diboor/pickles) gave me a heads up on a possible donna car. Which he even delivered for me.
Worked out very well as I needed so many parts.

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It was a v6 auto that was over heating even on cool days. Even over heated on the short trip to mine.
But the interior was in great condition and it had all the other parts (except a redtop) that I needed.

The plan is to put the SE2 back to how she would of looked. With a redtop also.
Like this
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Re: My SE2

by Allys Cally » Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:02 am

good wee project going there, good luck with it :wink:
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Re: My SE2

by rich30mex » Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:12 am

Nice I nearly bought one the other week but it was just too far gone
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Re: My SE2

by Martin.p » Mon Sep 15, 2014 8:54 pm

Well after a quick mop the paint started to come up well. (Still needs more)

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Parts taken off v6 and painted

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Managed to acquire a set if cesaros

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And got everything fitted :)

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Bought a engine with loom, clocks, rad, exhaust, etc
And did a compression test it
Dry test Wet test
Pot 1 200psi 210psi
Pot 2 195psi 205psi
Pot 3 200psi 210psi
Pot 4 200psi 210psi

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Started taking engine apart. All the fluids came out a lovely colour.

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Looks like someone had some head work done at some point

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All the inlets and outlets have been polished.

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De greased
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Going back together
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Re: My SE2

by v6 steve » Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:20 pm

some top work there mate makes me want mine back even more

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Re: My SE2

by tosh1985 » Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:52 pm

very brave man bringing it back from the dead as many wouldnt hat off to ya pal
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Re: My SE2

by wuffy » Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:01 pm

What a transformation! :clap:
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Re: My SE2

by wuffy » Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:01 pm

What a transformation! :clap:
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Re: My SE2

by craigyboy » Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:09 pm

Excellent job there mate :clap: :clap:
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Re: My SE2

by Gargi » Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:10 pm

Nice cali,nice job :dance:
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Re: My SE2

by Martin.p » Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:40 am

Thanks guys :)

Did really like your SE2 Steve. Always been one of them well known ones.
Not surprised you miss it.
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Re: My SE2

by UndYinG » Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:01 pm

Wow you are fast!11!. Nice work, interrior looks great too :)
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Re: My SE2

by Martin.p » Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:58 pm

UndYinG wrote:Wow you are fast!11!. Nice work, interrior looks great too :)



Haha,
Tbh everything I've posted so far is months of work. Just not posted on here till now. :)

I do hope to have the engine hanging in car by end of weekend. :)
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Re: My SE2

by Teejay » Sat Sep 20, 2014 3:39 pm

Looking forward to seeing that


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Re: My SE2

by EddeyDancer » Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:35 am

BIG EFFORT... WELL DONE...
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