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Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 20-04-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Sh1ner
I would get it checked especially as it is under...

I would get it checked especially as it is under warranty.
A couple of things though.
It might just be diesel knock and the system taking too long to adjust. It shouldn't really happen but some...
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-04-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By Sh1ner
I would be very wary of anything solvent based...

I would be very wary of anything solvent based being used on plastic unless I could test an inconspicuous area first. I have seen folk try many times. Once it has melted the damage is done. Very...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 17-04-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 844
Posted By Sh1ner
What were the fault codes? What vehicle? There...

What were the fault codes? What vehicle?
There are many reasons a DPF will not regen and it is often nothing to do with the DPF but any faults need to be fixed to allow the system monitors to switch...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 17-04-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By Sh1ner
Late 80s it might be be two pack. I have never...

Late 80s it might be be two pack.
I have never found a completely reliable product for stopping reactions, over cellulose, despite the claims.
If you have filled over paint you might find it...
Forum: Interior & Glass 17-04-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Sh1ner
Bio Brisk or another make of enzyme cleaner...

Bio Brisk or another make of enzyme cleaner should do the job.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-04-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 44,130
Posted By Sh1ner
Bleach might well affect an older plastic. Unless...

Bleach might well affect an older plastic. Unless you know what it is, I would exercise some caution.
I seem to remember the discolouration is caused by bromine leeching out to the surface due to a...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-04-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 44,130
Posted By Sh1ner
Peter, if you ever have cause to do such a thing...

Peter, if you ever have cause to do such a thing again there are fin combs of different pitches specifically for straightening bent or uneven radiator fins.
Relatively cheap and can be very useful.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-04-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 44,130
Posted By Sh1ner
I'm very much enjoying this thread, I did my...

I'm very much enjoying this thread, I did my apprenticeship on the Jaguars of the early to late seventies but at the risk of being negative please do not leave that crimp, it will fail or corrode and...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-04-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By Sh1ner
Excuse me doing a search but it is not a...

Excuse me doing a search but it is not a compressor I am familiar with.
I have always found ABAC units to be reliable and preferable to a lot of others. I had a friend who used to sell them but...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-04-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By Sh1ner
With such diverse geography rural services must...

With such diverse geography rural services must be a nightmare to provide.
You have sympathy but still wish services could be a little better. Remote living certainly has its challenges but seems...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 04-04-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By Sh1ner
Sorry, no experience of the unit you suggest but...

Sorry, no experience of the unit you suggest but it seems costly compared to some of the other options but as you say local conditions may have to dictate and it may balance out.
I lived in Rome for...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-04-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By Sh1ner
I find hot water and a squirt of bleach does the...

I find hot water and a squirt of bleach does the job.
It is best to remove the bottle and pump but sometimes it can be impractical but removing the pump helps with rinsing.
Completely fill the...
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 21-03-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By Sh1ner
Were you able to download the specified Torque...

Were you able to download the specified Torque app to your headunit or are you just using it as a base station and communicating via phone?
Is your head unit android compatible or does it run on...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-03-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Sh1ner
If I remember correctly I came across a...

If I remember correctly I came across a retracting Hozelock unit that can be hung from the supplied wall bracket and lifted off when needed somewhere else.
All of five seconds to lift it on or off....
Forum: Interior & Glass 11-03-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Sh1ner
You could always have it ground out and filled.

You could always have it ground out and filled.
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 11-03-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By Sh1ner
Yes it would but it needs to be used correctly.. ...

Yes it would but it needs to be used correctly..
It is great at sticking stone window sills back together, it is not hype but polyurethane glue needs pressure keeping on the parts being glued. If it...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-03-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 632
Posted By Sh1ner
If you do a bit of this sort of thing a set of...

If you do a bit of this sort of thing a set of turbo sockets are a godsend for "rounded rusty nuts" as an...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-03-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By Sh1ner
Yes. I don't regard any time of year as safe. I...

Yes. I don't regard any time of year as safe. I remember it freezing in June one year. I was fishing for the week and we were all in sleeping and survival bags.
I disconnect the water supply...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 08-03-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By Sh1ner
There could be many reasons. Soft paint could be...

There could be many reasons. Soft paint could be one, understanding of the chosen polishes, etc etc etc
You still have the option of Hex black, blue and red pads to finish with if required but my...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 04-03-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Sh1ner
Only ever used it over Amigo and only by machine....

Only ever used it over Amigo and only by machine. Good clear wet shine and stays put.
I've used it on a few cars that do not see much love for months because it lasts so well.
I have had no problem...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-03-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,134
Posted By Sh1ner
If you need to do the other side. I would look...

If you need to do the other side. I would look for a bearing/hub from SKF VKBA 6750, Timken RFM500010 or FAG 713620390 , the same suppliers as Landrover use but £105 inc to £180 or so would keep me...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-03-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,134
Posted By Sh1ner
No, that is why I said the wheel bearing might...

No, that is why I said the wheel bearing might have given me pause for thought. Your inch might be my 1/4inch and your horrendous my slightly noisy. I don't know because I did not see it.
I probably...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-03-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,134
Posted By Sh1ner
I would have probably passed it too. Brake pad...

I would have probably passed it too.
Brake pad limit is 1mm. If you cannot measure it then it is a pass. A surface crack in a disc can be ok but if you cannot see it you cannot test it. No...
Forum: Machine Polishing 25-02-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By Sh1ner
I do understand that but he will never get to...

I do understand that but he will never get to grips with it without doing it but I have the impression the o/p perhaps does not have a clear idea of what he is trying to achieve or perhaps what is...
Forum: Machine Polishing 25-02-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By Sh1ner
Sorry to disagree but you will never get the best...

Sorry to disagree but you will never get the best finish or make the most of what rotary has to offer unless you can operate it at all angles. with different parts of the pad in contact, as...
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