hi there, just come back from testing a Hartge Cooper S - it has covered 29k miles and is a September 02 car - high motorway miles for a year old - the Hartge conversion was done in Feb 03. I was really impressed with the performance - lots of supercharger whine but the mid range is awesome and it keeps going right up to the red line, you get to 70mph off roundabouts very quickly!. The car has a few stone chips and marks but isnt in bad condition for the mileage- DS/W with blue black full leather, Chilli pack, climate - i would have put the Hartge conversion on anyway so it isnt a bad deal.
A little help would be appreciated on the following:
1) can the 17" S wheels be refurbed easily, one of the 4 is pretty badly kerbed - any suggestions who/cost etc?
2) it has the standard radio, no boost, no CD (????) is it easy to get hold of the single CD boost? and do the speakers need upgrading
3) i also wanted the MFSW, can this be retro fitted??
thanks in advance - drop me a mail if you want further comments on the Hartge kit - i have driven standard S but not Works so cant compare.
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