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Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 02-08-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,972
Posted By Mpptim
Thanks all, turps didnít work, Iíll try the...

Thanks all, turps didnít work, Iíll try the cellulose thinners next.

If this doesnít work I will conside reapplying something similar- after the wheels go back on Iíll see how it looks, as itís...
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 26-07-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,972
Posted By Mpptim
Giving turps a go this weekend- thanks! ...

Giving turps a go this weekend- thanks!


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Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 21-07-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,972
Posted By Mpptim
Help! Removing unknown paint from arches

Hi all, Iíve been doing a bit of under body cleaning on my topaz blue 205 GTI, the arches have been painted with some black, slightly rubberised paint. Patio jet on the karcher has taken some of it...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-11-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 112,796
Posted By Mpptim
Lovely. Want. Sent from my iPhone using...

Lovely. Want.


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Forum: The Showroom 18-02-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,261
Posted By Mpptim
How romantic. Came up well though! ...

How romantic.

Came up well though!




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Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-12-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 31,822
Posted By Mpptim
Subscribed! Sent from my iPhone using...

Subscribed!


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-11-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,953
Posted By Mpptim
2000 Subaru Impreza WRX wagon GF8

Project completed and now sold, a little sad as I had it pretty close to how I wanted it.

3 cars were a bit excessive for a 2 person (and 2 whippet) family, according to herself.

Anyway some...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-11-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,438
Posted By Mpptim
My partner's E87 recently picked up a nail in...

My partner's E87 recently picked up a nail in rear runflat- we replaced just the one with a new matching tyre. The other has about 75% tread remaining. If it was an ultra high performance car I...
Forum: The Showroom 09-10-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,710
Posted By Mpptim
Oh no! What's the problem? Sent from my...

Oh no! What's the problem?


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Forum: The Showroom 02-10-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,710
Posted By Mpptim
BMW 130i

I talked my missus into upgrading to this from a Honda Jazz a few weeks ago. It's a nice step up and I have to admit I enjoy driving it too. Lovely 6cyl and ZF 6 speed auto, feels like a mini GT....
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-09-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,045
Posted By Mpptim
Nice job! Who makes the inlet manifold? ...

Nice job! Who makes the inlet manifold?


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-09-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,180
Posted By Mpptim
Nice, I didn't know these existed until I found...

Nice, I didn't know these existed until I found your thread, they're like a nicer R32. Video with engine sound please!


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-09-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,953
Posted By Mpptim
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160903/db3ea2f79...

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Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-08-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,557
Posted By Mpptim
A good APC, a tar remover and some kind of fall...

A good APC, a tar remover and some kind of fall out remover would be good purchases if you don't have any.

Then you can assess paint condition and start thinking about correction/swirl removal...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-08-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,557
Posted By Mpptim
Nice choice, looking forward to pics and updates....

Nice choice, looking forward to pics and updates.


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Forum: The Showroom 08-08-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 130,315
Posted By Mpptim
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160808/3320e8992...

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Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-08-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By Mpptim
GreatestDrive, as the name suggests, used for...

GreatestDrive, as the name suggests, used for scoping out good driving roads.


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-07-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,953
Posted By Mpptim
Yep, used the lot, it's never going to be as hard...

Yep, used the lot, it's never going to be as hard as 2 pack but the finish is decent.


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-07-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,953
Posted By Mpptim
Strut brace after some sandblasting, carbon...

Strut brace after some sandblasting, carbon polishing and a few coats of wax, and a new decal, hopefully fit it up this weekend.
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 24-07-2016, 02:03 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 112,796
Posted By Mpptim
Great project choice, look forward to updates ...

Great project choice, look forward to updates


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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 22-07-2016, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,537
Posted By Mpptim
Have a look at Dr Beasley's Matte Paint Coating....

Have a look at Dr Beasley's Matte Paint Coating. I haven't used this product specifically but I've found others to be very good.

http://www.drbeasleys.com/matte-paint-coating.html


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-07-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,953
Posted By Mpptim
Picked this up off ebay, was a good price so...

Picked this up off ebay, was a good price so couldn't resist.

Test fitted:

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Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-07-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,953
Posted By Mpptim
Also, I plan on painting the rotor hats! ...

Also, I plan on painting the rotor hats!


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-07-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,953
Posted By Mpptim
2000 Subaru Impreza WRX wagon GF8

Bit of progress on the old Scoob, had the wheels off to paint them again as the tyre shop marked them (had Bridgestone Potenza RE003s fitted) so took the opportunity to clean the arches.

Used the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-07-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 38,397
Posted By Mpptim
Lovely car, great work on the resto Sent...

Lovely car, great work on the resto


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