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Forum: The Showroom 18-05-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By c87reed
It looks a good few years newer now.

It looks a good few years newer now.
Forum: The Biker Zone 18-05-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,097
Posted By c87reed
Thoughts so far..... Great fun. Lol. ...

Thoughts so far.....

Great fun. Lol.


Pros
Soooo smooth it rides the bumps brilliantly.
Handling is spot on.
Just fast enough.
Comfortable, up to a couple of hours.
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 18-05-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,030
Posted By c87reed
My dad (a joiner) recommends and fits a fair few...

My dad (a joiner) recommends and fits a fair few of the Rock Doors. Lots of different specs available, including some good secure designs.
Forum: The Biker Zone 05-05-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,097
Posted By c87reed
Sorry, hadn't seen this, Chrisc. I had it listed...

Sorry, hadn't seen this, Chrisc. I had it listed on ebay over the last week and sold it yesterday for £3500. I did list it for top dollar as if you're not bothered about the plate, older 17MY scoots...
Forum: The Biker Zone 04-05-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By c87reed
Kawasaki Versys 650, my old one felt quicker than...

Kawasaki Versys 650, my old one felt quicker than the stats suggested.

Suzuki sv650 are a sound proposition.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 28-04-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By c87reed
Older cars always seem to drive better on the...

Older cars always seem to drive better on the drive away from the test station with the new ticket in hand; odd but true for me.
Forum: The Showroom 22-04-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,197
Posted By c87reed
Well on the back of the above, I went to test...

Well on the back of the above, I went to test drive the Up! GTI below:

https://i.imgur.com/rBRHPIE.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Aku4Mjw.jpg

It performed really well, it always felt pretty urgent...
Forum: The Showroom 22-04-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,747
Posted By c87reed
The wheels look great. I've never had any diamond...

The wheels look great. I've never had any diamond cut rims but I think they do take some looking after to keep them in shape. I'm having some on a new VW UP and will probably run a different of...
Forum: The Biker Zone 22-04-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,097
Posted By c87reed
I have both a Honda PCX125 and a Vespa GTS300, a...

I have both a Honda PCX125 and a Vespa GTS300, a while a go I was considering swapping the pair of them for the SH300i. They are a top scoot, I tend to care a little less about the looks now and more...
Forum: The Showroom 16-04-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,197
Posted By c87reed
New to us VW Up

My partner had owned her 2015 Corsa LE for coming up to a year.

https://i.imgur.com/MNIfOwe.jpg

We both liked the look of it, and the asteroid grey cleaned up really well. It definitely looked...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-04-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,865
Posted By c87reed
But apart from all that, it's great right? lol ...

But apart from all that, it's great right? lol

Well at least you're getting stuck in and tackling the jobs. I've had a few french motors but never a Renault, nearly bought a Clio in this shape a...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 04-04-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By c87reed
Also, re draining fuel. I use Sta-bil fuel...

Also, re draining fuel. I use Sta-bil fuel stabiliser in my bikes when they are to be stood around for more than a month or so. Much easier than draining off fuel and preserves it for 2 years I...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 03-04-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By c87reed
Depending on how often you drive it, a battery...

Depending on how often you drive it, a battery charger would be good to maintain the battery, providing that you have the power source. I use a CTEK MXS 5.0, which I rate highly.
Forum: Detailing Chat 24-03-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By c87reed
I had to log in on my Halfords non-trade account...

I had to log in on my Halfords non-trade account for this extra discount to show. Great heads up.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 19-03-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,556
Posted By c87reed
I always hear an advert on the radio for...

I always hear an advert on the radio for Northumbria Car Sales. If you find yourself needing to accept their rates of credit, it's surely time to give up on car ownership.

Taken from their...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 19-03-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By c87reed
Not short on pace and should feel nice and punchy...

Not short on pace and should feel nice and punchy with 450nm of torque.

It's got more than enough spec for what I'd want, give me something that drives well any day of the week over high spec.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 17-03-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By c87reed
I don't think that Car pro eraser would serve any...

I don't think that Car pro eraser would serve any purpose anywhere in the above sequence.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 13-03-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,164
Posted By c87reed
I’d have to see a few around and drive one. Real...

I’d have to see a few around and drive one. Real fan of my mk7 and I struggle to see how this new one could be better. I really doubt that I’d swap my mk7 for one. The price will have rocketed too if...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-03-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By c87reed
My Nilfisk P150 is just left to drain once the...

My Nilfisk P150 is just left to drain once the hose is removed from the inlet. I don't know of a better way as the manual doesn't specify a method. If I needed to store in freezing temps, I would...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 09-03-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,786
Posted By c87reed
The concrete floor of my new-build was painted 12...

The concrete floor of my new-build was painted 12 months ago with Jonstones paint (£17 at B&M for 2.5ltr). Still holding up well, and doesn’t need painting at all yet, but I have a spare can if and...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-03-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,714
Posted By c87reed
Anyone who has ridden a motorcycle in crappy...

Anyone who has ridden a motorcycle in crappy weather will know how awful it can be. I do hate it when travelling home through the sparsely-populated areas of Swaledale in pitch black darkness. I...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-03-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 170,694
Posted By c87reed
The wheels look brilliant, not sure how they'll...

The wheels look brilliant, not sure how they'll hold up without the lacquer though, but as you say you can only see. You could always go over with a different grit to give a slight 'key' and go over...
Forum: The Photography Zone 02-03-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,512
Posted By c87reed
Cheers Andy, that's great to know. It has...

Cheers Andy, that's great to know.

It has given some great results even with being set to auto. I worked over the summer in a children's summer camp in the USA a few years back and another lad...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-03-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,351
Posted By c87reed
Blimey, you do like the 106s. I've had three in...

Blimey, you do like the 106s. I've had three in previous years, two diesels and an xsi and they were sound motors and I had very few problems but the diesels weren't half sluggish. and the bodyroll...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-03-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By c87reed
I can't imagine them freezing due to the solvent...

I can't imagine them freezing due to the solvent make-up. Also use a make-up pad and soak, this will stick to the surface and increase the effective dwell time.
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