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Forum: The Studio 23-02-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,782
Posted By Ben_W
I absolutely love your work Matt. It's just...

I absolutely love your work Matt. It's just incredible, both the cars you get to work in, and the results you get.

If I could get half the results you do is be proud!
Forum: The Studio 23-02-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,737
Posted By Ben_W
Very very nice Matt. I supposed I should...

Very very nice Matt.

I supposed I should Google and find out buts what makes the black edition different from a none black edition? I'll bet it's more than just black paint and black wheels......?!
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-02-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,473
Posted By Ben_W
Deciding a better than factory OEM restoration on...

Deciding a better than factory OEM restoration on a 306 Rallye was a reasonably sensible idea.....

Ooh look, a massive black hole. Let's throw the wallet into that. That will be a good idea. Said...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-02-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,843
Posted By Ben_W
Thieves got clever.... 15 or so Fiesta STs...

Thieves got clever....

15 or so Fiesta STs got taken in one weekend down here the other week. Police have taken to stopping them or following people home to warn them.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-02-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,843
Posted By Ben_W
Not much to report really apart from the fact...

Not much to report really apart from the fact I'll roll though 11k this week.....and then a slightly more worrying trend appears to be starting....

Two posts in two days on the GTD Facebook page....
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-02-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,843
Posted By Ben_W
Yeah, it has the Potenza S001s. Few others on the...

Yeah, it has the Potenza S001s. Few others on the GTD Facebook page have said they got about 10k and they were shot. Guess trundling up and down the motorway at 70 is a bit kinder on the tyres....
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-02-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,843
Posted By Ben_W
Well, not having had a wash for 2 weeks as I...

Well, not having had a wash for 2 weeks as I wasn't well at all last weekend and the weather was awful, the golf was more black in places than white. 1500 motorway miles with the damp and the salt...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 10-02-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 88,910
Posted By Ben_W
Wow.....well done fella. That's incredible. A...

Wow.....well done fella. That's incredible. A stone in 2 weeks!

I actually logged on to update mine......I found some old messages I sent to the wife when I was properly heavy and pretty unhappy....
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 07-02-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 88,910
Posted By Ben_W
Well done JR, got my 3.5st award tonight too with...

Well done JR, got my 3.5st award tonight too with a 2.5lb loss. So pleased as it's been 3 months since my 3st award.....been a real battle. 5 weeks straight with a lost, having lost 15.5lbs in 5...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 05-02-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 88,910
Posted By Ben_W
I feel a bit of a cheat with it really! 10lbs of...

I feel a bit of a cheat with it really! 10lbs of that was what I put on over Christmas, known as transient weigh in that it goes on quickly and comes off quickly. Even more surprised as there is a...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 05-02-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 88,910
Posted By Ben_W
Appears I got slimmer of the month......:D ...

Appears I got slimmer of the month......:D

https://preview.ibb.co/iY3fgH/Screenshot_20180205_141645.png (https://ibb.co/d9yD1H)
Forum: Detailing Chat 04-02-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Ben_W
Clear coat? I though pretty much all reds of that...

Clear coat? I though pretty much all reds of that age were single stage paints, hence the red transfer when polishing?

Either way, get it back to red, seal it up as best you can and only drive it...
Forum: Detailing Chat 04-02-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3,312
Views: 354,316
Posted By Ben_W
Didn't take any pics but polished out the rear...

Didn't take any pics but polished out the rear bumper on a mates Volvo. Didn't get all the marks out as some are pretty deep but he was over the moon with the difference we made. We also popped it...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-02-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Ben_W
Cheers bud. I haven't got round to getting the...

Cheers bud. I haven't got round to getting the back plate system for the spot pads.....again, something I guess I should do. I'll have a play around with pads and combos first, I think a white pad...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 03-02-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 88,910
Posted By Ben_W
11lbs????? Crikey. I wouldn't be surprised...

11lbs????? Crikey.

I wouldn't be surprised if you put half of that back on in a week fella once you are better. Loosing that much is good but it's a bit too much too quickly, undoubtedly caused...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-02-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Ben_W
Got a whole range of Lake Country CCS pads...

Got a whole range of Lake Country CCS pads (designed for the Flex 3401 I have apparently...) and a couple of Menz compounds (final finish being one, can't remember the name of the other....need to...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-02-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Ben_W
Thoughts on correcting this?

Guys,

A friend has asked me to have a look at the rear bumper on his Volvo. It appears someone has nudged it but he doesn't know who/where/when etc. The damage doesn't look too bad time and I...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-02-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,248
Posted By Ben_W
Yep, same here fella. Couple of nice days...

Yep, same here fella.

Couple of nice days this week while I've been at work. Was ready to get busy in both cars today and it's rained. All day.

Still, look on the bright side. Nights are...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 31-01-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 88,910
Posted By Ben_W
Another 1.5lbs off for me. 3st 5.5lbs now. Semi...

Another 1.5lbs off for me. 3st 5.5lbs now. Semi pleased with that as I didn't think I'd lost anything..... Really hopeful I'll get to 3.5st next week
Forum: The Motoring Zone 30-01-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By Ben_W
Yeah, I googled them.....they are pretty big ...

Yeah, I googled them.....they are pretty big

My maths is wrong too.......
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 30-01-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,010
Posted By Ben_W
Mike is ruining this now. I watched it tonight...

Mike is ruining this now. I watched it tonight with the Mitsubishi.

The 'geezer' act is old hat and frankly, a bit cheesy. Whilst I get it's an entertainment programme, it's too edited, scripted...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 30-01-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By Ben_W
I'm fully expecting to be hauled out of it after...

I'm fully expecting to be hauled out of it after 2 years or have Lex want it back after 3 to maintain some kind of residual value.........we will see.

I get your point but isnt a certificate of...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 30-01-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By Ben_W
That's a bit bonkers really. I don't believe the...

That's a bit bonkers really. I don't believe the story on that if I'm honest. Registered in 2015. So let's say Jan 1st 2015. That's 730 days to end of December 2017.

409,000 miles in 2 years means...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 30-01-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By Ben_W
The golf is a company car and as such, will be...

The golf is a company car and as such, will be maintained regardless of cost, serviced when required etc. It won't want for anything and will be looked after, perhaps moreso than a normal company car...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 29-01-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,843
Posted By Ben_W
Just a generic noodle type wash pad, nothing...

Just a generic noodle type wash pad, nothing branded. It is what I use for my wheels rather than the body.

I'm not of the opinion the wash mitt is entirely the issue here. I suspect the black...
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