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Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-06-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 62,937
Posted By Chino
Go on then you lot, you've twisted my arm..I'll...

Go on then you lot, you've twisted my arm..I'll sort some new plates. I'll just store these as they're a nice part of the vans history in my eyes. If I'm buying new plates and storing the originals,...
Forum: The Studio 06-06-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,736
Posted By stangalang
Amethyst pink Escort XR3i show prep

So, once again this car is going to divide opinion. But know what you are looking at. 12000 original miles, zero paintwork, zero bodywork, its even on its original tyres. Its so new it still smells...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-05-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 36,435
Posted By James_G
I had always intended to take the Mini on the...

I had always intended to take the Mini on the track and am planning three outings this summer. Since I haven't been to Bedford for years and there was an evening event coming up I thought it would be...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-05-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 28,298
Posted By Gleammachine
Thanks, no they should be a low sheen finish, the...

Thanks, no they should be a low sheen finish, the valeter at the independent dealer prepared them with some kind of shiny dressing which highlighted the scuffs more so. I was going to replace them...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-03-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 27,239
Posted By MGJ92
Yeah it's fine, they were almost clear after...

Yeah it's fine, they were almost clear after rolling out of the workshop and perfect after a few stops. It gives you the right amount of paint on the disc to protect the area the pads don't cover too.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-03-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 27,239
Posted By MGJ92
It seems they rushed it slightly as they were...

It seems they rushed it slightly as they were behind due to the snow last week unfortunately. In their defence the colour mismatch is no where near as bad in the daylight, those powerful LED lights...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-09-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 62,937
Posted By Chino
Yeah, that's pretty much what these have. They...

Yeah, that's pretty much what these have. They sit a tad bit higher than standard I think, but I'm putting a gear stick extension on so that should make life easier.
Forum: The Showroom 31-08-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,578
Posted By great gonzo
Big boy BMW.

This really is a big lump like his owner.
Two day detail that turned into three because of the weather.

https://s20.postimg.org/xs799w665/IMG_9011.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/4d1l0w1mh/)

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Forum: The Studio 20-08-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,078
Posted By detailR
Audi RS3 - Ceramic Pro 9H - detailR - Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

This fantastic Audi RS3 came in for some durable, long term protection.
The car was a recent purchase for the current owner, and sadly littered with wash marring and minor defects.
Nothing too...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 07-07-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,573
Posted By Big Bri
I left my nearly 10yr old one with the applicator...

I left my nearly 10yr old one with the applicator pad inside the tub.The pad soaked up the moisture and wax went hard and cracked/broke up.I tried some on my girlfriend mini wing.Although it was hard...
Forum: Detailing Chat 31-05-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By JR1982
I'm about half way through it at the moment, not...

I'm about half way through it at the moment, not a bad read as it happens.
Forum: The Showroom 24-04-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,946
Posted By Gedo
You're spot on, good eyesight ! I had the...

You're spot on, good eyesight !

I had the wheels off the following day, as I was cleaning the inner arches, and gave the bolt holes a wipe.

Pics of the inner arch clean coming soon :)
Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-02-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,682
Posted By Diplomat2.6
2.2 CDi

This one was an ebay find about 8 years ago - 36000 documented miles with every tax disc and MOT

The Viceroy has 43 000 miles and lived by the sea

The 2.6 has now done 110 000 miles and I've...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-01-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 128,231
Posted By markoneill
Lovely car and great pictures! My favourite...

Lovely car and great pictures! My favourite picture, for me, slightly tainted by the telegraph poles. So I removed! :)

http://www.oneill.me.uk/images/M5.jpg
Forum: The Showroom 26-01-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,098
Posted By Steve220
Good advice! I think this maybe worn...

Good advice!

I think this maybe worn rubbers. If you slacken the entire system off at each join and fit new rubbers, it will rise back into the bumper. Seen a few of these boxes and yours is much...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-01-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,592
Posted By James_G
Following on from my track day I was encouraged...

Following on from my track day I was encouraged to hibernate the ZR for a few weeks over the Christmas break to free up the drive at home. Luckily I have access to another garage on the other side of...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 24-11-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 51,256
Posted By williamsclio1
Wow just been speaking to a mate in the pub and...

Wow just been speaking to a mate in the pub and just said he did take some photos of the car before he let it go, enjoy:
...
Forum: The Showroom 13-11-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,951
Posted By ant1
That's the best bit ;-)

That's the best bit ;-)
Forum: Projects and Restorations 24-10-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 24,093
Posted By c16rkc
Thanks - yes perforated leather always does it,...

Thanks - yes perforated leather always does it, if it's not ripping down the holes like it did on my old Merc.

There's no fix that I am aware of, although I have found this stuff helps a little:
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-10-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 43,325
Posted By Alex_225
Only a few pictures for today as gave the CLS a...

Only a few pictures for today as gave the CLS a wash and the sun was shining. :thumb:

http://i1086.photobucket.com/albums/j442/built-not-bought/CLS%20Oct%202016/DSCF3397_zpsgcttobln.jpg
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Forum: The Studio 02-10-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,405
Posted By stangalang
56k Icon Sierra Cosworth show car prep

This was another one of those emergency, short time frame, long long days type detail. Completed in 3 days

After a thorough wash and decon routine it was brought into the surgery
...
Forum: The Showroom 29-08-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,681
Posted By okcharlie
Hi.....just touched in carefully and polished up...

Hi.....just touched in carefully and polished up to disguise a bit.
Forum: The Showroom 23-08-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 98,262
Posted By okcharlie
Hi again......many thanks for the comments on...

Hi again......many thanks for the comments on this old thread. such a while back now when this was done.



Thanks - to be fair the water wasn't diabolical as I'd got most of the dried Mud and...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-08-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 57,694
Posted By Alex_225
Well, it's only right it gets some indicators to...

Well, it's only right it gets some indicators to compliment the clear lenses. Picked up some of these, I rather like the blue/orang look to them and have some fitted in my Twingo.
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Forum: The Showroom 17-08-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 30,504
Posted By okcharlie
Hi again.....managed to get the car 99% done now....

Hi again.....managed to get the car 99% done now. Just need a bit of trim for the boot hopefully get tomorrow. I'll post up some more detailed pics tomorrow but here is a quick couple for now.....
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