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Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 14-12-2018, 07:04 PM
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Posted By James_R
Good to hear cash in the bank mate

Good to hear cash in the bank mate
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-12-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,219
Posted By James_R
Pads that work for me are: Main Pads (you...

Pads that work for me are:

Main Pads (you could get away with JUST the RUPES to start with)
Green RUPES 6" and Green RUPES 4"

Yellow Sonax SFX1 cutting pads correct nicely - (been using these...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-12-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,219
Posted By James_R
I've been reading your thread over the last few...

I've been reading your thread over the last few weeks Andy, I just hadn't posted in it.

Looks great - the wheels are a brilliant transformation and bargain.
And I like the headlight restoration -...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-12-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
The smoky smell was resolved within a week of...

The smoky smell was resolved within a week of having the car.

We had a laugh in the workshop that it sounded like a steam train chugging along.
Lifted the bonnet and tapping noise was coming from...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-12-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
Its been in at Honda with the lads to have a look...

Its been in at Honda with the lads to have a look over it.
Suspension is ok, need a front and rear anti roll bar ball joint replacing in due course as they have a bit of play in them, other than...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-12-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
I'll have a gander mate :thumb: But I think...

I'll have a gander mate :thumb:

But I think you'll be :buffer::buffer::buffer:

:D
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-12-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
Yep the tailgate shade is in two halves

Yep the tailgate shade is in two halves
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-12-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
Go for it on both the machine and the shades...

Go for it on both the machine and the shades :buffer:

A dual action with a decent pad and polish combo will
a) be great for correction and you'll add a lovely gloss
b) be safe enough that you...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 13-12-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By James_R
Nice one - that seems a result dude :thumb: ...

Nice one - that seems a result dude :thumb:

Subscribed til Friday at least :D
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-12-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
Cheers Edwinowl :thumb: Seem to be quite a few...

Cheers Edwinowl :thumb:
Seem to be quite a few 'local' guys on here who you stumble across in threads.



Hehe, I just couldn't drive it round looking like a shed.
I was planning on making it...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
Appreciate the comments and thanks fellas. ...

Appreciate the comments and thanks fellas.

Just passed the 1000 mark :thumb:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
Cheers dude I've still got the boot to clean up...

Cheers dude
I've still got the boot to clean up a bit more, and particularly, underneath it.

They're great cars though - I'm pretty happy with it.

And I'm getting around 45mpg out of it :thumb:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
Only thing I still have to do on the list is ...

Only thing I still have to do on the list is

28 Wet sand and polish and protect drivers headlight
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
I made a list early on of things to do. ...

I made a list early on of things to do.

...and that list grew pretty quickly once I got a bit attached to the car after I'd put some effort into making it look ok

Things to do:
1 Vac and...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
Next bit of the project that really let the car...

Next bit of the project that really let the car down was the front wipers and wiper arms.

The arms were badly corroded, and the blades themselves were even rusty!!
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
A nice pic the mrs took while we were driving...

A nice pic the mrs took while we were driving around in it

Check out the mileage :thumb:

I love these round figure mileages. :)
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
I addressed the issue with rusty D-rings out of...

I addressed the issue with rusty D-rings out of the boot.

Got the dremel out and ground them back to bare steel, then applied 4 coats of hammerite satin black.
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
Some more pics :) To say the paint had lost...

Some more pics :)

To say the paint had lost it's gloss would be an understatement.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4871/46277872521_70db72d2c9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dvqccP)
P1030756...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
:lol: I'll get the scouring pad back out :)

:lol:

I'll get the scouring pad back out :)
Forum: Detailing Chat 12-12-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By James_R
Here you go mate Saves clogging up your...

Here you go mate

Saves clogging up your thread with my car :thumb:

http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=410455

I'm still updating the thread to a point where it's up to...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
Cue - you didn't expect me to drive round in it...

Cue - you didn't expect me to drive round in it like it was did you? :lol:

I've got standards you know ;)
:D

And no its not got the annoying clutch pedal squeak.
It had a slight throttle...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
Thanks Cookies & Mitch. Coming back to the...

Thanks Cookies & Mitch.

Coming back to the smell, I initially had the smoky smell from the engine (more on this later) and an unusual, but not entirely unpleasant smell inside.

...after...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-12-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
I actually made my own carpet striping machine ;)...

I actually made my own carpet striping machine ;)

I managed to lay my hands on some used (but good condition) genuine Honda CR-V mats.

The rear and the passenger mats were just like new, only...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-12-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
It probably looked ok until the sun hit it.... ...

It probably looked ok until the sun hit it....

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4880/46227746112_7a8c92a62e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2dqZhno)
P1030754 (https://flic.kr/p/2dqZhno) by *JMR*...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-12-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By James_R
Interior cleaning process was mainly hoover then...

Interior cleaning process was mainly hoover then clean everything with BH Surfex HD at a strong dilution of 6:1

Leather was degreased and then painted the worn bits with LTT Auto Leather Recolour...
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