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Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-11-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By Sharpy296
Its the only car ive owned in the last 10 years...

Its the only car ive owned in the last 10 years that hasn't had one... Its way better now, i think in future if it doesn't come with one i aint buying the car! :lol:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-11-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By Sharpy296
Progress at last... and the long awaited photos!!...

Progress at last... and the long awaited photos!!

Forgive the state of the car, Iíve been really busy and not had time to clean it recently.

Lowered and spaced..

Before:...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 31-10-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By Sharpy296
Itís been quite a while... some changes have been...

Itís been quite a while... some changes have been made but not as much as Iíd like.

I picked up an arm rest and wheel spacers. The arm rest is one thing I really feel the car is missing and the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-10-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,487
Posted By Sharpy296
Nice car, I very nearly bought one of these last...

Nice car, I very nearly bought one of these last year, even test drove a few... then I bought a van instead?! Go figure. I'll be keen to see this one progress.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-10-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,602
Posted By Sharpy296
We have been looking at them, theyre okay but not...

We have been looking at them, theyre okay but not high on the list at the moment, they just dont do anything for us.



Thanks, service costs should not be a major issue, but its good to know as...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-10-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,602
Posted By Sharpy296
Ah okay... worth checking... I might have to wait...

Ah okay... worth checking... I might have to wait to my hands on a V8.... Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-10-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,602
Posted By Sharpy296
Thanks all, we've spent the weekend looking at...

Thanks all, we've spent the weekend looking at cars... im in the same space as FJ1000 with an RS4/6... it would easily tow the trailer, which for reference is only a light one really, normally only...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 29-09-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By Sharpy296
Iím up near York, had 2 turn me down which is...

Iím up near York, had 2 turn me down which is annoying.

Iím the same always a ďproperĒ garage like BP, Sheíll etc and often premium fuels as well. Donít even get any black soot either.


Sent...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 29-09-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By Sharpy296
Nope, never had an overboost on this car, itís...

Nope, never had an overboost on this car, itís never gone into limp mode, but itís common. So some remapping services wonít touch them with a pole. It a right pain. Itís not actually overboost, the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 29-09-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By Sharpy296
Good to know about the suspension... Iíd been...

Good to know about the suspension... Iíd been doing so reading and I wonder if itís a case of cheap springs may cause it, Iím probably getting sportlines for mine, the shocks are in good condition...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 29-09-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,602
Posted By Sharpy296
Give me some thoughts... New Car buying.

Okay, so weíre looking to get a new car, weíre keeping the van and the SEAT but looking at getting something else, itíll be my wifeís daily driver.

There are relatively few must haves, but they...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 29-09-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By Sharpy296
Very exciting update.... new bootlid gas struts...

Very exciting update.... new bootlid gas struts have arrived!! Iím very excited!! No more getting eaten by my car, the dent on the back of my head is starting to pool water....
...
Forum: Interior & Glass 29-09-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By Sharpy296
Just fitted mine... they blew a fuse... not sure...

Just fitted mine... they blew a fuse... not sure if thatís through fitted or the units themselves.. Iíll go back to it tomorrow in the daylight.


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Forum: Interior & Glass 28-09-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By Sharpy296
Iíve just bought some from eBay, hoping to fit...

Iíve just bought some from eBay, hoping to fit them shortly. Iíll post a pic, they are all ďerror freeĒ so shouldnít get any errors.

They werenít the cheapest but not the most expensive either. ...
Forum: The Insurance Zone 28-09-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Sharpy296
The company I work for are looking at loyalty...

The company I work for are looking at loyalty bonuses being a thing and moving away from cheap new customer cover, we are looking more for sustainable long terms customers than one year wonders.
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-09-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,756
Posted By Sharpy296
Had one of these a few years ago... actually,...

Had one of these a few years ago... actually, thinking about it, it was 10 years ago!!! Good cars, although mine suffered badly with limp mode issues due to turbo overboost protection, if this...
Forum: The Showroom 27-09-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,723
Posted By Sharpy296
Nice. I also think the wheels suit it well. ...

Nice. I also think the wheels suit it well.


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-09-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By Sharpy296
Thanks, Iíll leave them a little while to cure...

Thanks, Iíll leave them a little while to cure and then probably take them off, clean and protect them.

Once the gap around the wheels is gone I think itíll look really sharp.


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-09-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By Sharpy296
Thatís what the wife said... wonít need to clean...

Thatís what the wife said... wonít need to clean it as often now... how little does she know! [emoji23]


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Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-09-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 126,040
Posted By Sharpy296
Great car this, a real credit to you... such...

Great car this, a real credit to you... such attention to detail. Very impressive.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-09-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By Sharpy296
Wheels done... not the best light for the photo...

Wheels done... not the best light for the photo so Iíll get some more tomorrow. But it does look good.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180927/3321f0c42cc010700a3f28a238f6e565.jpg

Going to...
Forum: Detailing Chat 27-09-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,609
Posted By Sharpy296
I get that look of my neighbours when Iím...

I get that look of my neighbours when Iím cleaning the cars, Iím sure they have a good laugh at me, Iíve broken into conversation with a couple of them but generally they just donít get it.

I was...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 27-09-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 317,344
Posted By Sharpy296
Dropped the van in for a service and its first ...

Dropped the van in for a service and its first
MOT, it failed on an anti roll bar drop link which the garage replaced without asking me.... I kinda get it but I would have done it myself and saved...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 25-09-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,062
Posted By Sharpy296
Iím sorely tempted this year, my SEAT is...

Iím sorely tempted this year, my SEAT is ridiculously bad in winter, I drove a back lane that had a light dusting last year and it just dint want to turn, I was doing maybe 15mph... I thought I was...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-09-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,010
Posted By Sharpy296
Ooooh... interesting, Iíll certainly ask about...

Ooooh... interesting, Iíll certainly ask about some flake in the clear coat, would be a nice touch.


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