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Car to pickup truck conversion

Discussion in 'Calibra' started by obi_waynne, 4 July 2009.

  1. obi_waynne

    obi_waynne Administrator Staff Member Moderator

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    From:
    Deal, Kent UK
    Car:
    A3 1.4 TFSI 150 COD
    We promised more pictures of this insane 4×4 Calibra Pickup yesterday so here they are. Our only criticism of this car to pickup conversion, and it is being very picky is the choice of rear lights. To allow the drop back to work the conventional light clusters have had to go but these would look [...]
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    What do you think of this then? Is this your thing? How would you improve on this?
     
  2. billyo

    billyo Track Warrior

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    This is mental although I agree that the rear lights look abit gash on it. Shame cos the rest seems like such a good job.
     
  3. Wcnwzrd

    Wcnwzrd Track Warrior

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    538
    From:
    Casa Grande, Arizona
    Car:
    95 300zx TT (RIP)
    did something similar to this with a 72 bettle. didn't look quite as nice but served the purpose that it needed. have to agree on the taillights as well. with all the time/money spent on the conversion could have either found or had some lights mad that would blend the tailgate and the sides better.
     
  4. obi_waynne

    obi_waynne Administrator Staff Member Moderator

    Messages:
    41,343
    From:
    Deal, Kent UK
    Car:
    A3 1.4 TFSI 150 COD
    Does this have to be re-registered as a commercial vehicle in the UK? Will it need SVA or simlar approval tests?
     
  5. coupe

    coupe Torque Master

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    810
    From:
    woking, surrey
    Car:
    toyota mr2 mk1.
    nope.

    it should be fine and will sail through its mot.
     
  6. turbonutter69

    turbonutter69 TC ModFather Moderator

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    Alone in the dark.
    Car:
    Insignia SRI.
    Thats horrible.
     
  7. ben

    ben Road Burner

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    From:
    Deal, Kent, UK
    Car:
    Focus 1.6 Zetec
    ^^^^^^^
     
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