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Fred's 1998 C34 Nissan Stagea 25X Four Wagon 
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And this afternoon I picked up a set of four matching wheels from a freight depo for 100 nzd + 80 shipping.

And tonight I found, bought, picked up, paid for, and brought home a pair of reasonable tyres to go on a pair of them.

The tyres on them were the wrong size, which might have been OK, except for the 4wd system.

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Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:39 am
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And today's efforts on the same topic:

1) Stripped flat and good-but-wrong tyres off
2) Fitted cheap used tyres on
3) Balanced with used tyres
4) Carted home and swapped around
5) Acid cleaned with NZ made Luxxio Agent X wheel cleaner
6) Sponge bath for the rest of the entire thing
7) Out for lunch and social visit
8) Dragging the Volvo caravan around with it

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Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:47 am
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Irony, get the car nice and clean, and the f***ing road markers come along and pointlessly repaint the stripes on either side of it and overspray onto the panels and wheels and tyres. Grrrrr. Just my luck. Especially ironic considering if it was still dirty, the paint would not have stuck, but because it's clean, it's stuck well! Arrrggghhh. Good thing it's not a minter in the first place.

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