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Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-07-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 52,220
Posted By vfr
That is a sickner. Worth a call to these...

That is a sickner.

Worth a call to these people to see what can be done to bring it back to its former glory?

http://carbonfibrerepair.com
Forum: The Showroom 13-06-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,572
Posted By vfr
That does look quite a transformation. What is...

That does look quite a transformation. What is good for doing the chain is a brass wire brush, soft enough not to damage anything but lifts any surface corrosion.

Good job!!
Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-06-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,727
Posted By vfr
Please tell me that was a typo and you didn't...

Please tell me that was a typo and you didn't need to do that every hundred miles !!

OP You've got yourself a very tidy honest bike there.

Enjoy.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-04-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 231,250
Posted By vfr
Even nicer is the completely empty advisory box....

Even nicer is the completely empty advisory box. Well done.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 31-03-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 165,263
Posted By vfr
Not sure if I agree with that, I had one of each...

Not sure if I agree with that, I had one of each of the two models , a 55 plate and 09 plate. I'd definitely say there was a step up in the quality and feel of the car on the 09.

However, I agree...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 29-03-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 34,388
Posted By vfr
Car's I might own in the future. BMW 335 ...

Car's I might own in the future.

BMW 335

Wow, good result on having the warranty, that would be painful without.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 28-03-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 382,502
Posted By vfr
Good news, any ideas on what the gear selection...

Good news, any ideas on what the gear selection issue is, hopefully not an engine back out job?
Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-03-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 382,502
Posted By vfr
Getting close now, you'll be itching to get the...

Getting close now, you'll be itching to get the wheels rolling.



Is this tape (http://www.halfords.com/motoring/paints-body-repair/adhesives/harris-number-plate-tape-12mmx4m) any use?
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-03-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 382,502
Posted By vfr
Mine wasn't a personal criticism but an opinion...

Mine wasn't a personal criticism but an opinion that you can choose to accept or not. No problem with that at all, after all there is a certain amount of single mindedness needed in any restoration. ...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-03-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 382,502
Posted By vfr
Steve Liking the progress, I've not...

Steve

Liking the progress, I've not commented on this or any of your other threads so we have no history.

I'm slightly confused as to why you go to the detail of recreating the stickers that...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-12-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 58,323
Posted By vfr
That paint doesn't look good, it should not be...

That paint doesn't look good, it should not be just flaking off. Even if you were being ham-fisted in your handling of it at worst you would be putting scratches into it.

It would appear that...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-08-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 231,250
Posted By vfr
Same colour as the car? Nice touch if it was.

Same colour as the car? Nice touch if it was.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-05-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 465,593
Posted By vfr
No problem at all, I enjoy reading your project...

No problem at all, I enjoy reading your project threads, so any way that I could help is worth it.

Keep up the good work.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-05-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 465,593
Posted By vfr
Does this help? Installation Guide...

Does this help?

Installation Guide (http://www.sandtler24.de/Downloads/Wiecherts_Installation_Guide_Roll.pdf)


Alternatively, their contact email is service@wiechers-sport.de, I'm sure that...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-04-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,286
Posted By vfr
That's a very neat install, whilst not OEM, it...

That's a very neat install, whilst not OEM, it blends in well enough to pass for it. Did you have to trim the heater controls panel to make it fit lower down in the console?
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-04-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,225
Posted By vfr
In the bottom right of the post that you would...

In the bottom right of the post that you would want to thank. There's a "Quote" and a "Thanks" button to click.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-04-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,095
Posted By vfr
A fairly common practice on track/rallying cars....

A fairly common practice on track/rallying cars. Minimises the posibilities of a kerb or rock (depending upon which discipline) nipping a brake line and leaving you travelling way too fast into a...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 29-03-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,062
Posted By vfr
Agree. It has the telltale rust around the fuel...

Agree. It has the telltale rust around the fuel flap issue that they all sucome to.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-03-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,639
Posted By vfr
Suddenly £250 to make sure it's fixed doesn't...

Suddenly £250 to make sure it's fixed doesn't seem too bad?
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-02-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,639
Posted By vfr
Was this a private sale or dealer? Do you...

Was this a private sale or dealer?

Do you have any warranty that would cover the leaks? If so it would be best to go with that rather than doing something ,that at a later date, they could claim...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 20-01-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,298
Posted By vfr
Good to hear about the working heater, especially...

Good to hear about the working heater, especially in this weather. Just noticed in your picture a bit of rust along the back edge, not sure that should be there after a bare metal respray 12 months...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 22-12-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 28,407
Posted By vfr
Also not wanting to rub salt into the wounds, but...

Also not wanting to rub salt into the wounds, but this is not a good enough reason.

The Highway code states:-

252
Parking on hills. If you park on a hill you should

park close to the kerb...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-12-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 82,944
Posted By vfr
If the battery is going flat and they are...

If the battery is going flat and they are convinced that the battery is good, that would point to an electrical fault drawing load when it's not running.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-12-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 63,345
Posted By vfr
Worrying that it's so easy to bypass the...

Worrying that it's so easy to bypass the security, I was under the impression that you needed more than access to the car to program a key, but I'm obviously wrong.

One question regarding the OBD...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 24-09-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 60,142
Posted By vfr
That's a lot of Copa slip to have around the back...

That's a lot of Copa slip to have around the back of your brakes.

The jury is out on whether it should be used at all. There are indications that the grease causes the piston seals to rot. Much...
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