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Forum: Off Topic Chat 15-07-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By Sh1ner
Helicopter tape available in various thicknesses...

Helicopter tape available in various thicknesses and sizes. ebay is as good as anywhere to start looking.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-07-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By Sh1ner
Personally I have no problem with them and used...

Personally I have no problem with them and used sensibly as an emergency device think they are great. If a little expensive.
I keep one in another car along with a couple of bits of wood, to spread...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-07-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,279
Posted By Sh1ner
It doesn't look like there is much wrong to me. ...

It doesn't look like there is much wrong to me.
Bonnet catch is easily fixed.
There may or may not be an engine issue but without seeing, hearing or knowing what vehicle.......
The black smoke...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 01-07-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,246
Posted By Sh1ner
Any 17mm ""Impact" socket. Do not use a normal...

Any 17mm ""Impact" socket. Do not use a normal chrome type socket, they can shatter. Impact socket are softer and not so brittle but are usually a little thicker.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 01-07-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,246
Posted By Sh1ner
Will you use it a lot? If not, it might not be...

Will you use it a lot?
If not, it might not be worth it as the battery will fail prematurely if not properly cycled. Lithium batteries will fail if stored overcharged and NiMh or NiCad if not fully...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-06-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By Sh1ner
It is not unusual to see them like that. The...

It is not unusual to see them like that.
The operating linkage/mechanism often seizes and the shoes drag a little. Then they often get adjusted without checking the mechanism and wear some more. As...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 14-06-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,181
Posted By Sh1ner
As said, the only way to clean it, is remove it. ...

As said, the only way to clean it, is remove it.
If possible I mark the alignment of the housings then separate the electronics from the mechanical parts and soak the mechanical parts in DAE fuel...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 15-05-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,190
Posted By Sh1ner
It is worth considering only doing one chip at a...

It is worth considering only doing one chip at a time. That way if you make a mistake you can carry the knowledge gained forward to the next and not do it again.
Don't be in too much of a hurry....
Forum: The Motoring Zone 12-05-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,730
Posted By Sh1ner
Hopefully it is clear from the above that there...

Hopefully it is clear from the above that there is much more to it than the correct type of driving. The vehicle as a whole has to be free of faults and meet all conditions to run a regen cycle. If...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 04-05-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,082
Posted By Sh1ner
Not particularly cheap but ...

Not particularly cheap but
http://www.mbxit.com/products/bristle-blaster-c-6.html
There are pneumatic, 240v and 110v automotive and heavy duty.
Removes rust, scale, seam sealer etc better than any...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 29-04-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Sh1ner
Nearly 40 years! Yes, I remember those days and...

Nearly 40 years!
Yes, I remember those days and still see it happen today. It was wrong then, as it is now. It was admittedly rather more simple and obvious all those years ago.
It is fortunate for...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 22-04-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Sh1ner
I think Taxboy's suggestion is absolutely sound...

I think Taxboy's suggestion is absolutely sound as a general purpose robust water sprayer.
For something simple...
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 20-04-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By Sh1ner
I would get it checked especially as it is under...

I would get it checked especially as it is under warranty.
A couple of things though.
It might just be diesel knock and the system taking too long to adjust. It shouldn't really happen but some...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-04-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 66,961
Posted By Sh1ner
Bleach might well affect an older plastic. Unless...

Bleach might well affect an older plastic. Unless you know what it is, I would exercise some caution.
I seem to remember the discolouration is caused by bromine leeching out to the surface due to a...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-04-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 66,961
Posted By Sh1ner
Peter, if you ever have cause to do such a thing...

Peter, if you ever have cause to do such a thing again there are fin combs of different pitches specifically for straightening bent or uneven radiator fins.
Relatively cheap and can be very useful.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-04-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 66,961
Posted By Sh1ner
I'm very much enjoying this thread, I did my...

I'm very much enjoying this thread, I did my apprenticeship on the Jaguars of the early to late seventies but at the risk of being negative please do not leave that crimp, it will fail or corrode and...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-04-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By Sh1ner
With such diverse geography rural services must...

With such diverse geography rural services must be a nightmare to provide.
You have sympathy but still wish services could be a little better. Remote living certainly has its challenges but seems...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 04-04-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By Sh1ner
Sorry, no experience of the unit you suggest but...

Sorry, no experience of the unit you suggest but it seems costly compared to some of the other options but as you say local conditions may have to dictate and it may balance out.
I lived in Rome for...
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 21-03-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By Sh1ner
Were you able to download the specified Torque...

Were you able to download the specified Torque app to your headunit or are you just using it as a base station and communicating via phone?
Is your head unit android compatible or does it run on...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 11-03-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By Sh1ner
Yes it would but it needs to be used correctly.. ...

Yes it would but it needs to be used correctly..
It is great at sticking stone window sills back together, it is not hype but polyurethane glue needs pressure keeping on the parts being glued. If it...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-03-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By Sh1ner
Yes. I don't regard any time of year as safe. I...

Yes. I don't regard any time of year as safe. I remember it freezing in June one year. I was fishing for the week and we were all in sleeping and survival bags.
I disconnect the water supply...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 08-03-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By Sh1ner
There could be many reasons. Soft paint could be...

There could be many reasons. Soft paint could be one, understanding of the chosen polishes, etc etc etc
You still have the option of Hex black, blue and red pads to finish with if required but my...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 04-03-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Sh1ner
Only ever used it over Amigo and only by machine....

Only ever used it over Amigo and only by machine. Good clear wet shine and stays put.
I've used it on a few cars that do not see much love for months because it lasts so well.
I have had no problem...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-03-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,316
Posted By Sh1ner
If you need to do the other side. I would look...

If you need to do the other side. I would look for a bearing/hub from SKF VKBA 6750, Timken RFM500010 or FAG 713620390 , the same suppliers as Landrover use but £105 inc to £180 or so would keep me...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-03-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,316
Posted By Sh1ner
No, that is why I said the wheel bearing might...

No, that is why I said the wheel bearing might have given me pause for thought. Your inch might be my 1/4inch and your horrendous my slightly noisy. I don't know because I did not see it.
I probably...
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