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Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-09-2018, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Gleammachine
Thanks James, the centre caps are from a member...

Thanks James, the centre caps are from a member on boxa.net, if you join the forum and check out "crested centre caps" go to the last page and he sells them at about £20 for 4, really good quality.
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-09-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
Thank you for your kind words, great colour...

Thank you for your kind words, great colour combination and quite rare.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-09-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
Thank you, I used Plastikote Matt but went over...

Thank you, I used Plastikote Matt but went over with a Satin finish clear to try and obtain that factory plastic look. If I did them again I doubt I'd use Plasticote, applications a tad thick.


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-09-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
Been a little busy with work and holidays, so...

Been a little busy with work and holidays, so updates in no particular order.

Wheel alignment is annoyingly still out, gave Torque Developments 2 opportunities now and despite them claiming it is...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-09-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
Sorry been a bit lacking with the updates, done a...

Sorry been a bit lacking with the updates, done a few bits and bobs and will add them to the thread now.
Forum: The Studio 18-06-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 24,383
Posted By Gleammachine
Thanks guys, a very enjoyable detail and car to...

Thanks guys, a very enjoyable detail and car to work on.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-06-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
Thanks James, the alignment was £160 inc vat,...

Thanks James, the alignment was £160 inc vat, took about 1.5 hrs and road tested. They give the option of custom or factory settings, opted for factory for the time being.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-06-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
Fixed some of the sticky buttons on the interior...

Fixed some of the sticky buttons on the interior PCM and climate control, nasty rubberised coating Porsche used that becomes tacky over time.
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-06-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
Some much needed filter changes, cabin filter was...

Some much needed filter changes, cabin filter was rank!!

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1751/40622012830_c9b6941e4a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24TCray)
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Forum: Detailing Chat 01-06-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,377
Posted By Gleammachine
Wow!!! Based upon your after pictures, I'd say...

Wow!!! Based upon your after pictures, I'd say that's not been machined with any degree of cut.
I don't know what was discussed between yourself and the detailer, everyone's prices are different, ...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-05-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
I flattened a bit of surface rust off, zinc...

I flattened a bit of surface rust off, zinc primer, coat of Aluminium and laquer. It's not a permanent solution and it will chip again over time, but a cheap freshen up nevertheless.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-05-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
Thanks James, will take a look at their site. The...

Thanks James, will take a look at their site. The standard steering wheel however does need packing out a little, too thin for my taste.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-05-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
Thanks for the pointers, the cars had a full...

Thanks for the pointers, the cars had a full inspection, however is going into the renowned Autostrasse to have a check over when they do some maintenance work, been advised not to worry too much...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 22-05-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
Got quite a few bits done over the weekend:...

Got quite a few bits done over the weekend: Replaced the oil and filter as a matter of course (only done 2k miles ago) and upped the grade from 0w/40 to 5w/40.

The last of the exterior bulbs...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-05-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
http://www.halfords.com/motoring/bulbs-blades-batt...

http://www.halfords.com/motoring/bulbs-blades-batteries/car-bulbs/halfords-501-w5w-led-car-bulbs-x-2
Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-05-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
I have basically gone from tried and tested...

I have basically gone from tried and tested recommendations on Boxanet, the side lights are from Halfords, and the fog lights from Auto Lighting UK. All Canbus free and plug and play, if they flicker...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-05-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
So updated the front side/fog lights to a more...

So updated the front side/fog lights to a more modern looking brighter LED to match the Xenon's.

Comparison's

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/827/42152853801_9e18a39cd6_c.jpg...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-05-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
All that shines isn't good :) The salesman...

All that shines isn't good :)
The salesman mentioned that all cars get a wash, claying and polish, I said not to bother but give it a wash so when my wife see's it she hasn't got anything to be...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-05-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
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 12-05-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,395
Posted By Gleammachine
Arrow Project: Porsche Boxster S 987

Picked up this well specced 2005 Porsche 3.2S 987 last weekend, 80,000 miles with full history and 2 previous owners.
The colour combination was a big bonus, I like things a little different to the...
Forum: The Studio 17-04-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,571
Posted By Gleammachine
Nice work as always Matt.

Nice work as always Matt.
Forum: The Studio 17-04-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,115
Posted By Gleammachine
Looks great Matt, nice colour!!

Looks great Matt, nice colour!!
Forum: The Studio 04-03-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,421
Posted By Gleammachine
Nice work Richard

Nice work Richard
Forum: South 26-02-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By Gleammachine
Without a doubt- Andy at Unique Detail, hugely...

Without a doubt- Andy at Unique Detail, hugely experienced and highly respected, wouldn't be disappointed!!
Forum: The Studio 23-02-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,893
Posted By Gleammachine
Lovely work as always Matt, good to see someone...

Lovely work as always Matt, good to see someone using true lighting on the before and afters, seems to be a dying art.
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