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Forum: The Showroom 16-07-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,722
Posted By percymon
Porsche website has the service menu pricing ,...

Porsche website has the service menu pricing , even for older models. With so many Porsche trained specialists there’s no need to pay silly OPC prices though
Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-07-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,856
Posted By percymon
I had 17” wheels and sports suspension on mine so...

I had 17” wheels and sports suspension on mine so maybe the extra drag of the wider tyres hit my mpg, I really had to drive like a granny on a steady uninterrupted journey to get over 70mpg. I was...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-07-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,856
Posted By percymon
I ran the hatchback from new in 2009, 53k miles...

I ran the hatchback from new in 2009, 53k miles and followed it with the same engined Audi A3 sportback.

1. You will never, ever, get 80mpg out of it on the motorway unless you are tucked up on...
Forum: Kranzle 29-06-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By percymon
Have you looked at the trouble shooting section...

Have you looked at the trouble shooting section of the user manual?
Forum: The Showroom 22-06-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,263
Posted By percymon
Great result on the hand prints ��

Great result on the hand prints ��
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-06-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By percymon
Nice spec MINI - they do go well, and handle...

Nice spec MINI - they do go well, and handle great ; ride probably a bit firm on the big wheels but they'll add to resale value.

Probably pre registered to move stock of cars without the latest...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-06-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,064
Posted By percymon
The T's & C's almost certainly will state that...

The T's & C's almost certainly will state that any delivery date is only an estimate and is not guaranteed.

The detagging is their charge for putting a sold car back into unsold condition, even...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-06-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 181,228
Posted By percymon
Great to see you further improving the car - its...

Great to see you further improving the car - its been a worthwhile journey !

If you want to improve the seat bolsters then i can highly recommend ColourLock Leather Fresh - just apply a few coats...
Forum: The Insurance Zone 01-06-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,383
Posted By percymon
Any update Kerr - it must be worth a reveal after...

Any update Kerr - it must be worth a reveal after 2 months ownership !
Forum: Wales 01-06-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,944
Posted By percymon
Dentmagic in Cwmbran, Richard works mobile so...

Dentmagic in Cwmbran, Richard works mobile so should have no issue with your locality
Forum: The Motoring Zone 31-05-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By percymon
Try www.mbclub.co.uk Good bunch of long term...

Try www.mbclub.co.uk

Good bunch of long term guys on there, very knowledgeable.

I had a new clk270 back in 2003, sorry to say it was the most boring car I’ve ever owned despite spec’ing sport...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 30-05-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,254
Posted By percymon
There are also wifi adaptors that connect to an...

There are also wifi adaptors that connect to an aux/spare channel on your amp via RCA cables - then control the music via an app on your phone.

I have a Tibo Bond device, which seems to work...
Forum: Kranzle 30-05-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By percymon
There are some maintenance steps in the user...

There are some maintenance steps in the user manual, always worth a look if you have any DIY ability.

I assume you've done the basic checks like the inlet water filter
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-05-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,274
Posted By percymon
No one can answer your questions on which APCs...

No one can answer your questions on which APCs contain salt or aren’t ph neutral; but many are used for car cleaning duties like door shuts and engine bays without apparent issue.

If you want to...
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-05-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,274
Posted By percymon
As an initial wash use APC , which may also be...

As an initial wash use APC , which may also be enough to remove any remnants of waxes on the paintwork. Detail brush for panel gaps, rubber seals, window closures etc.


I'd follow this up with a ...
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 29-05-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By percymon
While ever people keep paying silly monthly...

While ever people keep paying silly monthly payments to Sky then they'll always have the ability to outbid other channels.

I've tended to record most of this years F1 and watch back at x6 speed...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 29-05-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By percymon
I've had a 90bhp diesel as a courtesy car for a...

I've had a 90bhp diesel as a courtesy car for a day, was quite peppy and did 58mpg with a light foot in mixed driving. Interior features not too bad, some plastics are a bit meh. Biggest issue was...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 28-05-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By percymon
Unless you are prepared to water it almost daily...

Unless you are prepared to water it almost daily in warm weather you’re on a losing battle; surrounded by hard surfaces that’ll heat up quickly and drag moisture from the grass area. Either...
Forum: ColourLock 24-05-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By percymon
Nice work - i just used your mild leather cleaner...

Nice work - i just used your mild leather cleaner and refresh dye on my own bolster and its made a fantastic difference. Thanks.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-05-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,650
Posted By percymon
Mine went last summer at 42k miles, no prior...

Mine went last summer at 42k miles, no prior noises or signs - just seized, snapped the impeller shaft and obviously then threw the serpentine belt. Not what i wanted when accelerating past a pair...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 22-05-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,650
Posted By percymon
If you've not already done so, then do a scan of...

If you've not already done so, then do a scan of the fault codes with and OBD reader (torque app on mobile phone works OK for most generic codes). At this age and mileage the lambda sensors might be...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-05-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 91,954
Posted By percymon
Personal choice of course, but gold is the best...

Personal choice of course, but gold is the best contrast with blue paint; hence why Subaru nailed it with their rally cars
Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-05-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 91,954
Posted By percymon
I’d personally leave as they are, the centre...

I’d personally leave as they are, the centre badges are a great contrast to the wheel colour and compliment the calipers. Gold or bronze are going to look odd against the badges and calipers imho
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-05-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By percymon
There has always been mixed results with the AG...

There has always been mixed results with the AG kit, i think its as much the roof materials, cleanliness before application and the quality of the product itself.

I used Scotchguard heavy duty...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-05-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,096
Posted By percymon
K7 or K10 (dependent upon your water feed rate). ...

K7 or K10 (dependent upon your water feed rate).

I'm not using the Kranzle lance (too long for the available wash space - i love my stubby gun set up !), or the hose supplied with my K7
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