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Forum: The Studio 19-01-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,378
Posted By c87reed
Smart car. Unfortunately there are cowboys in...

Smart car. Unfortunately there are cowboys in every industry, and the worst thing is that a few will earn more money than the people who take the time to do a proper job.
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 14-01-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,042
Posted By c87reed
Brilliant garage, and lots of flexibility given...

Brilliant garage, and lots of flexibility given the width. This would be ideal for me as I've got two scooters and so I'd be able to fit those and the car in at the same time. Not that you'd need to,...
Forum: The Showroom 10-01-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,919
Posted By c87reed
Definitely one of my favourite cars, and...

Definitely one of my favourite cars, and certainly an iconic one; wish I owned one.
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 27-12-2017, 01:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,113
Posted By c87reed
Location is the compromise that I went with. I...

Location is the compromise that I went with. I had to chose between a pokier house in a lovely area and a largish house with a garage etc in a less desirable area. I went with the latter and I am...
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-12-2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By c87reed
I'd say take your £120 and buy a number of...

I'd say take your £120 and buy a number of products from a couple of sites.

Decide on your essentials, and what you'll get the most use out of - not that it's easy to choose gear.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-12-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,068
Posted By c87reed
The things that I have/and a couple that I would...

The things that I have/and a couple that I would like to have:

Trip computer info - good to have an idea how long the fuel will last as conditions/driving style changes on a journey

Good...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 30-11-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By c87reed
I use one of these: ...

I use one of these:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sealey-LP14-200-17-000Btu-Propane/dp/B000WZJ7SO

Got a 19kg propane bottle for £26 delivered, inclusive of the bottle rent.

Ploughs a good amount...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 29-11-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,894
Posted By c87reed
For a car with some LSP i.e still beading, the...

For a car with some LSP i.e still beading, the Sidekick is fine. For paint with no beading you're wasting your time with the Sidekick as it'll take forever. But then, I think it is only really...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 29-11-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By c87reed
I've had good results with AF Tough Coat. On my...

I've had good results with AF Tough Coat. On my GF's Asteroid grey Corsa I thought that it left a really nice glossy finish.
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 23-11-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By c87reed
I use the Halfords ones, have both the 3/8 and...

I use the Halfords ones, have both the 3/8 and 1/2 sizes and obviously they cover the requirements of a lot of jobs.
Forum: The Showroom 19-11-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,154
Posted By c87reed
Looks a hell of a lot better. You'll have to...

Looks a hell of a lot better. You'll have to tackle the maintenance washes now to keep it looking in good shape. I wonder at what point the bodyshop took a step back and thought 'yeah, that looks...
Forum: The Showroom 18-11-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,737
Posted By c87reed
New two-wheeled economical addition

My Vespa GTS 300 hasn't done very many miles this summer due to me doing various small house projects at weekends and my teacher holidays. No bike is going to look at its best after the worst of the...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 12-11-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By c87reed
I'd say 2 or 3 thin coats. It's great stuff the...

I'd say 2 or 3 thin coats. It's great stuff the BH Dynax. As for service life, I would say check/monitor over a 3 year period. It can easily be cleaned off and reapplied.
Forum: The Showroom 12-11-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,701
Posted By c87reed
That's looking in much better shape now. The...

That's looking in much better shape now. The exhaust tips make all the difference too.
Forum: Food & Drinks 11-11-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,394
Posted By c87reed
Can't say I drink it but got my grandad some...

Can't say I drink it but got my grandad some Aberlour the other xmas, think it was 16 yr iirc.
I told him that the reviews had said to add just a touch of water, he didn't take any notice - until...
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-11-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,213
Posted By c87reed
Funnily enough, I was thinking about the cost of...

Funnily enough, I was thinking about the cost of my gear earlier. Must have 2k's worth of stuff in the garage. I'm ticking over now on the stuff I've already bought and got stored up, and I have no...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 08-11-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,586
Posted By c87reed
No lids with these.

No lids with these.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-11-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By c87reed
Halfords Professional chest bundle offer

http://www.halfords.com/workshop-tools/storage/tool-chests-cabinets/halfords-professional-storage-bundle?cm_mmc=E-Mail-_-WK32-_-BlackFridayPhase2-_-Active&cm_em=6C43C04A-6D81-4005-BC63-74D11A12503C&_$...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 05-11-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By c87reed
Thanks for of your replies. My father and...

Thanks for of your replies.

My father and grandfather are joiners by trade and they are from a generation where they have learnt a variety of practices such as making cabinets, windows, doors,...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 01-11-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By c87reed
I got made redundant in 2008, walked away with 4k...

I got made redundant in 2008, walked away with 4k in my back pouch. I got on the phone and rang around and got a new job to start 4 weeks later, and the new company hadn't even been advertising for...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 01-11-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By c87reed
I bought a nearly new Focus Zetec S from the...

I bought a nearly new Focus Zetec S from the Burnley branch in 2013, it was really highly specced (Nav, upgrade 18s, auto park, front and rear sensors) and at a much better price than I'd seen...
Forum: Interior & Glass 30-10-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By c87reed
I would head for the gloves, prevention rather...

I would head for the gloves, prevention rather than cure and all that. My steering wheel is nothing fancy but I just take care with my driving style such as not letting it spin through my hands when...
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-10-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By c87reed
Definitely noteworthy to search via product code,...

Definitely noteworthy to search via product code, I had forgot and did a search on CP4L for 'SONAX' and got 'no results'.
Forum: The Showroom 28-10-2017, 12:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,556
Posted By c87reed
Great results there. Got to agree about using...

Great results there. Got to agree about using filling products as opposed to removing clear.
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 24-10-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 51,505
Posted By c87reed
Mine has Johnstone's grey floor paint, it's had...

Mine has Johnstone's grey floor paint, it's had some use and abuse in the year its been down and it is still looking good with no peeling or flaking. If it gets grubby I give it a scrub down with a...
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