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Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 10-10-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By Sh1ner
I would use different papers to suit the area...

I would use different papers to suit the area being worked on and aim for an even finish overall.
Also before you start I would check where there are any runs because it often picks up the base...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 07-10-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Sh1ner
Someone missed the opportunity to switch the...

Someone missed the opportunity to switch the water on when you were taking those pictures!

The hole in the fitting looks damaged and rough inside perhaps a very gentle de-burring and clean up...
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 01-10-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By Sh1ner
Sills often have drains along their length. ...

Sills often have drains along their length.
Little shaped sections where the panels are designed not to meet and water can drain and some air flow can happen.
Cars like the Yaris had a series of...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 28-09-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Sh1ner
Are you planning on using it? If so I'm not sure...

Are you planning on using it? If so I'm not sure painting will be much good from a wear handling perspective. Have you tried gently cleaning and polishing an inconspicuous area?
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 26-09-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By Sh1ner
That is always a difficult question because once...

That is always a difficult question because once corrosion is there it is very difficult to deal with. I'm not sure there is one easy solution.
It also depends on the amount and thickness of any...
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 24-09-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By Sh1ner
Impressive. How far are you looking to go with...

Impressive.
How far are you looking to go with protection? Just the external underside or inside the sections as well?

Whilst it is in that state and the body can be rotated and the panels gently...
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 24-09-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Sh1ner
There will usually be a little oil residue in the...

There will usually be a little oil residue in the turbo.
It is not due to recirculating gases at that point. It is because the turbo bearings are fed oil under pressure and there will generally be a...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 13-09-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,078
Posted By Sh1ner
I, mainly, really only use CG pads the yellow is...

I, mainly, really only use CG pads the yellow is the hardest and the one I use most often is the green.
I find the green so versatile for general work because it can leave a finish that looks good...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 12-08-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By Sh1ner
GL is a gear oil specification. Or so I thought? ...

GL is a gear oil specification. Or so I thought?

I would have thought a Longlife A3 or C3 5w-30 would be correct.
We don't see cold enough temperatures for 0w/5w conflicts. Although it would not...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 10-08-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,093
Posted By Sh1ner
Sicskate may I ask what stopper you...

Sicskate may I ask what stopper you recommend/use? I have never found one that dries hard quickly and can be flatted easily.
I usually find they pick up or mark easily.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 10-08-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,512
Posted By Sh1ner
Sorry to disagree but that is nonsense. In my...

Sorry to disagree but that is nonsense. In my opinion.
I may have approached him or watched what he was about to do but his work and the effects are is his responsibility. Had he said he was about...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 08-08-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,121
Posted By Sh1ner
Filler onto bare metal unless you want filler...

Filler onto bare metal unless you want filler shrink/lift around the edges at some point later. Can happen quickly or a little more slowly but it always happens eventually.
Etch is really for things...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 06-08-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By Sh1ner
A weak signal might have fallen below the level...

A weak signal might have fallen below the level required. With good old analogue you might still just have a picture/sound but DVB it just loses the station.
A retune does not help because there is...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-08-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Sh1ner
In that case I would change/bleed the clutch...

In that case I would change/bleed the clutch first and if that improves things then fit a new master.
It is worth sucking out the old fluid from the reservoir if it is used for the brakes, as well,...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 06-08-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By Sh1ner
I would check the splitter and downstairs lead...

I would check the splitter and downstairs lead connections. It only takes a loose/broken connection sometimes.
Is the splitter powered?
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-08-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Sh1ner
I don't know which model but is it noisy/grumbly...

I don't know which model but is it noisy/grumbly when the pedal is operated?
If it is, it could be wear on the DMF centre bearing allowing the complete flywheel to move forwards instead of just the...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 01-08-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,633
Posted By Sh1ner
Ibea Turbo 70 with vacuum hose attachment here. ...

Ibea Turbo 70 with vacuum hose attachment here.
There is a smaller Turbo 50 and others like Billy Goat leaf vacuums etc.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 15-07-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
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: 1,399
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: 1,583
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: 79
Views: 5,184
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: 79
Views: 5,184
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: 1,022
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: 2,747
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: 7,663
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....
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