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Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 23-09-2018, 10:31 AM
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Posted By THE CHAMP
when applying the last coat of colour hold the...

when applying the last coat of colour hold the can a lot further away from the job and the pearls will pop more than the would if you are up close to the job (Google drop coat)
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 22-09-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Harry_p
The same as a metallic. It's just got the...

The same as a metallic. It's just got the 'pearls' suspended in the colour coat instead of flat metallic particles.

Prime, colour, lacquer. flat and polish afterwards if required.
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 30-08-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,784
Posted By Andyb0127
Take it to paint supplier that has a spectrometer...

Take it to paint supplier that has a spectrometer this will scan the paint and give you the closest match possible and will share it as well. Silver is a hard Colour to blend in it needs to be the...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 06-08-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,691
Posted By DLGWRX02
Depends where you are in the country but they’re...

Depends where you are in the country but they’re doing upgrades on transmitter towers, call freeview on 0808 1000 288 to see if they’re doing anything they will also talk you through a few steps to...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 06-08-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,691
Posted By Deathstar
I would replace/redo the terminations at the...

I would replace/redo the terminations at the splitter and TV.
They may not all fail, as each channel it bundled into multiplexes. Each multiplex is at a different frequency.

The cable could be...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 06-08-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,691
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 Tech & Gadget Zone 06-08-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,691
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 18-07-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By President Swirl
Fair enough gents. I stand corrected. Every day's...

Fair enough gents. I stand corrected. Every day's a school day.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-07-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By Derek Mc
4 x 100 is an early Vx fit Ford was 4 x 108,...

4 x 100 is an early Vx fit Ford was 4 x 108, Honda and most japs I think are 4 x 100 too
Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-07-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By wayne451
It’s not just the 4x100 bit that’s important but...

It’s not just the 4x100 bit that’s important but the offset as well.

A good example in this case would be Vauxhall’s as they’re 4x100mm but generally have a 49mm offset (later ones are less im led...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-07-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By wayne451
They’ll be 4x100. Perfect offset for R5 GTT,...

They’ll be 4x100.

Perfect offset for R5 GTT, Clio’s etc (not 100% on the later Clio’s like the 172/182 etc but my hunch would be that they’d be the same!).
Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-07-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By macca666
Can't answer your question however i've used...

Can't answer your question however i've used this website before to give more information about wheel sizes.

https://www.wheel-size.com/size/volkswagen/golf/1990/


PCD shoould be 4x100...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-06-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By possul
When I was a tech for VW At 24 y.o. I was on 18k...

When I was a tech for VW At 24 y.o. I was on 18k per per year.
I went to the AA around 1.5 years later and it was more money 30k+ but it's down to hours, not an hourly increase.
It simply wasn't...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 21-06-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By possul
There is the odd guy who is willing to actually...

There is the odd guy who is willing to actually give a crap about what the AA means and try and fix cars at the side of the road.
I did it for over a year and looked forward to getting and old car...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-06-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,272
Posted By sshooie
Looks nice, what size are those jeans? *asking...

Looks nice, what size are those jeans? *asking for a friend...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-06-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,272
Posted By B14RRC
Corsa B Project

Well I have been following this site for a few years now and have finally taken the plunge to start posting. A quick background, I had my first car when i was 10 years old and have been hooked since,...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By Cookies
Edited for egg related comedy effect. Lol ...

Edited for egg related comedy effect.

Lol


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Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By Vossman
Great story and a true AA man of the old school,...

Great story and a true AA man of the old school, there can't be many of them any more.

A friend of mine has an MG ZT Cdti which for some reason overheated on the motorway, the RAC man arrived and...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By Darlofan
That's great to hear. I used Green Flag many...

That's great to hear. I used Green Flag many years ago, mechanic had a look said he couldn't find a fault and would tow me to a garage. I was young, skint and car wasn't needed as much as now so I...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By Mother-Goose
Sounds like he was doing what they used to do...

Sounds like he was doing what they used to do back in the days of old! I also suspect a simpler engine means you can actually do some work on it?

Great to hear either way - hope he doesn't get in...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By sshooie
Credit where it's due, you don't have to go into...

Credit where it's due, you don't have to go into detail, but I'd still get it on their media pages.

*non interference means when the valves and pistons start spinning out of kilter they don't...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By Mother-Goose
Sounds like he was doing what they used to do...

Sounds like he was doing what they used to do back in the days of old! I also suspect a simpler engine means you can actually do some work on it?

Great to hear either way - hope he doesn't get in...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 20-06-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,986
Posted By beambeam
Whilst they worked away out front yesterday I set...

Whilst they worked away out front yesterday I set about tidying the back garden as the grass was overdue a cut. This is an example of the work the lads have dished out to me before - complete...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By slim_boy_fat
It's probably more about liability these days. ...

It's probably more about liability these days. If he 'fixed' it and it developed the same [or even a different] fault further on the journey, perhaps even causing an accident, then the writs would...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By Cookies
Fantastic story. That's one to share on the AA...

Fantastic story. That's one to share on the AA bakebook or fritter page.

Cooks

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