Your car spend to date?

Corbs

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Staff member
So, time to depress yourself and show everyone just how much you have spent on your car!
Here is mine, I've had the car a whole year now!

Initial cost of car: n/a

Modifications:
15” wheels x 4: £100
Rear bumper: Free
Front bumper: £60
Skirts/Splitter/Spare wheel: £85
Tailgate: £60
Smoothing: £280
Mesh grille: £30
Phase 2 rear lights: £50
Phase 2 front lights: £20
Phase 2 indicators: £22

£707

Repairs:
GTi Suspension: £70
Fitting/welding: £50
Lower arm: £130
14” tyres x 2 and tracking: £90
Rubbish bumper fix: £10
Rubbish exhaust fix: £10
Exhaust front pipe and fitting: £95
Oil filter: £12
Fuel filter: £12
Oil: £25
Front brakes/callipers: £60

£564

Stuff:
MoT: £75
Tax: £175
Insurance: £1600

£1850

TOTAL: £3121
 
foglights £35
sills, bumper grill sprayed £200
fitting tyres £18
mirrors £45
spoiler £30
clear indicators £17.45
gti alloys £102
tyres £80
sony cdx-s22 £65
JDM grill £70
silver bulbs £4
1 ph2 headlight £22


£688 total on mods (soon to rise alot further :lol: )

insurance £870

car was £850 so thats £2408 not including tax, MOT, servicing etc

not to bad really, by early next year i will have spent more on mods than the car cost but hopefully when the car goes i will get maybe 2/3 that back so its like a bad investment. bumper and sills sprayed will add value to the car anyway
 
Car: £2500
Insurance: £2220
Tax: £130
MOT's : £69

K&N Induction Kit: £120
Lowering Supply + Fit: £260
Drilled & Grooved Brake Discs: £75
EBC Greenstuff Pads: £35
Alloy Gearknob: £5 (Result! :thumb: )
16" Alloy Wheels + Dumper Truck Tyres: £680
LED Interior Bulb-age: £20
OE Nissan Fog Light Kit: £125
Goodmans iPod Tape Converter thingy: £15 (Another result! :thumb: )


Supply & Fitting of Rear calliper, 3x handbrake cables, rear discs, rear pads & cheapy OE cat back exhaust system - £700

Supply & Fitting of gearbox shinnanigans: £683



Total Costage: £7,637



That can get me a fucking new car or a fannytastic couple of GTi's... That's depressing to look at... And i've still got all this to do as well

LMAO £7,500 later and it STILL looks like shit!!! Oh lord jesus help me!!
 
new clutch 200
oil sump 55
down pipe 100
discks 100
pads 40
tyres 100
rear lights 50
air filter 100
plugs 30
momo gear nob 40
insurance £2085 a year

£3000 ish and the car was £1200 i looked at my p45 i havent worked alot this year i onley made £4478 thats what ive spent inc tax!!!!! :lol:


now i need
trackrod end £20
two wing's ????
boot lid????
gear box leak stopped?????
gti alloys getting on saturday!
new splitter 75
dint out ov back????
 
here's mine after 3 months,

car cost £1000, 1999 N15 GTi

Modifications
apiro universal air filter £25
brembo 3g 20 groove front brake discs £121
ebc greenstuff pads £35
2.25" cat back scorpion system £162
ssautochrome manifold £108.50
de-cat pipe £50
k&n cold air feed pipe £12.50
mesh front grill £15
give or take for some delivery charges etc

Repairs
Full service including gear box oil etc and supply and fit front sway bar bushes £193
Fit exhaust £20
Fit front brake discs and pads £20
Manifold + de-cat (still to be fitted) £20

Insurance 25 year old 4 offense's including 2 dr10's(doh!) £1300 tpft

Total Costs £3082

I also have a big mortgage and travel 50 miles a day to work 6 days a week, while supporting my student gf and a healthy appetite for the pub!!! not bad in 3 months though.
 
prelude,

Cost of car 1200quid

Mot £55
Anti roll bar bushes inc labour £40
two tyres £90
New Head gasket and timing belts £450
Dyno runs £70
Insurance £1200
New radiator £110
Fuel filter £15
Tax £95
New Brake disc and pads £173
Modifications £0 :mad:

Total = £3498 with another 1.5k to spend on the body. Then i can get modding it.

Total
 
car cost: £2250

insurance: £290


front tyres + alignment - £205
rear tyres - £140
oil + filter - £35
clutch cable - £38


p2 grille - £25
rear bumper + splitter - £60 i think
tailgate, spoiler, splitter and bumper sprayed - £250
p2 lights + indicators - £80
random paint etc - £20

flywheel - £125
BTCC head - £465
Buckets - £100
groundwires - £4
polyurethane front mount - £10
apexi filter - £45

total - £4002
 

Darren198712

Just chillin'
I can't be bothered with this the more i think the more depress i get lol. I have not spent that much compared to u lot any way lol
 

minigibb_gti

What's my number?
car £2250
alloys were on it when i got it along with ms design sideskirts and rear splitter and tinted windows
superchip-£300
front gti splitter £90
springs £100
long life cat back stainless steel custom madeexhaust £220
induction kit £180
pioneer dvd player and monitorwith 6 disk muiltdisk changer £350
twin vibe subs £300
vibe amp £300
alpine amp£240
phase 2 rear lights £100
phase 2 gti front lights £100
bucket seats £250
cat 1 toad alarm £250
polished rocker cover -done it my self
23 carret gold plated sparkplug and dizzy cover £60
reverse indago dials £90
under car neons £50
neons in boot £40
door cards re -trimed £50
clear side indacators £20
new front indacators £30
meshed grill £30
road angel £300
down pipe with de-precat £100
brake pads £28
serviced it £35
silicone hoses £10
polish and bits and bobs £40
tax £180
mot £40
= aprox £6133
plus
insurance £1300
=£7433 i fink thats everything theres other bits n bobs like my boot install which i done my self in white leather
Rolling roaded at 155 bhp
 
About 1200 in just over a year. The pleasures of buying an already modified car with a known history and having trade discount.

That includes: Bling (ish) wheels, new exhaust from the cat back, uprated discs and pads, JDM grille (on the way) and a few stereo and cosmetic mods like de-globing and punto wiper, flashy headunit etc.
 
Only had mine 3 months so not much so far..

2000 N16 Almera (50k on clock, MOT/Tax 6mth) = £1000
Uprated Headlamp and Indicator bulbs = £30
Razo Gear Knob = £28
Wax, Shampoo etc = £20
New Wiper Blades = £15
MP3/CD, Amp/Woofer, St. Wheel and seat covers = free
(swapped out from my old car)
K&N 57i Induction Kit = £80
Insurance = £40 pcm
(£120 so far)
Petrol = £60 pcm
(£180 so far)
Tightening Handbrake and checking clutch = £20
AOC Membership = £15

Total: £1508
 
Sri has been pretty cheap for me, Only what I paid, plus discs/pads (about £150) and engine stuff like oils etc
 
shaun said:
25 year old 4 offense's including 2 dr10's(doh!)
Doh you say ?? :rolleyes:

Prat I say.... :mad:
18 years driving and I've never driven after having a drink..that includes when I was your age, and younger...
 
markbuts3 said:
Doh you say ?? :rolleyes:

Prat I say.... :mad:
18 years driving and I've never driven after having a drink..that includes when I was your age, and younger...
yes i was a dangerous twat, if you can do the crime you can do the time and i have served my time, no-one is perfect :O
 

rowdy-GTi

Moderator
Staff member
Rough estimates........

Car 5900 ( 2002 )
Cams 350
Zorst/decat 300
Header 250
Filter 50
Pulleys 120
Throttle body 100
Nismo FPR 80
Flywheel/cluch+ fitting 400
Wheels 390
Coilovers 525
Front tie bar 75
Rear sway bar 120
Buckets 200
Gauges 80
Tyres/pads/discs/service items etc etc...500

3540 without car..........
 
Car + KYB Shocks + Lowering + Scorpion Cat-Back - £2700
Hotshot header - £240
Apexi filter - £70
Insurance - £1400
Timing light for timing advance - £20
Brake pads - £40
2 new Eagel F1's £160
Wheel alignment - £35
Repair to rear wheel arch - £150
New passangers seat - £20
B&M copy short shifter - £20
Service stuff and Mot's etc - £120ish
ICE stuff (CD player, motorized screen, power invertor, PS2 etc - all of which I've got rid of) £600

Total - £5575
 
car £3200
1st wheels £650 then got bored
2nd wheels £500
set of tyres £150
filter £80
1st exhaust £250
bigger zorst £250
header £165
cams £350
de-cat £35
springs £80
short shifter and knob £45
brake setup £200

all this without service parts, and had no trouble with the car comes to

£5955 oops
 

GTi kurt

Moderator
Staff member
Car-£2500
Short shift-£20
Manifold-£125
Disks, Pads, Hoses, Fluid-£120

Beating Civic VTi's and Astra GTE's.......Priceless
 
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