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Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 12-12-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By Sh1ner
I would agree, they will not want to spend unless...

I would agree, they will not want to spend unless absolutely necessary.
It might be worth focusing their minds with a visit to trading standards and let them make a call.
You cannot keep going...
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 11-12-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By Sh1ner
Your battery is ok but nothing more. I would...

Your battery is ok but nothing more. I would expect it might fail when the weather gets colder. 7.8v after 4 sec is very low I would be looking for it to hold at around 10v when cranking but with...
Forum: The Music Zone 09-12-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By Sh1ner
You may be surprised. It really depends on what...

You may be surprised.
It really depends on what speakers and also the cd player and amp as well.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-12-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Sh1ner
If you are using a polish that is...

If you are using a polish that is compatible/matched with the coating it should not be necessary.
It is worth taking note of fatdazza's comments.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-12-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Sh1ner
Just like they did with the banks and Carillion...

Just like they did with the banks and Carillion etc etc etc NOT. "Pigs at the trough of self interest."
Apologies to any honest accountants but I'm not sure the above can be defended. A complete and...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 03-12-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By Sh1ner
Sorry, no idea. All I know is that they were some...

Sorry, no idea. All I know is that they were some from a bank of vessels in an office block system. I don't think they are anything special but the hex is useful.
To avoid having to hit yours with a...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-12-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By Sh1ner
It may have just been a little over tightened...

It may have just been a little over tightened when initially fitted.
I've never had a problem but it is possible to pack resin under the tube so that the cap appears to be down tight but is in fact...
Forum: Interior & Glass 28-11-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,405
Posted By Sh1ner
You will probably need to, very gently, use a...

You will probably need to, very gently, use a small needle to clear the build up from the hole in the jet it usually happens when the machine has been left with chemical in the pipe or just left too...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 23-11-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By Sh1ner
It is possible the three way/diverter valve in...

It is possible the three way/diverter valve in the boiler is sticking or not closing off the heating circuit. The spindle often corrodes. There will probably be a lever on the valve that allows you...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-11-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By Sh1ner
If you are finishing with a da after rotary you...

If you are finishing with a da after rotary you are losing/missing the finish that can be achieved.
It is perfectly possible to get a final glittering finish with no trails or holograms if you are...
Forum: Help..! 15-11-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Sh1ner
Nowhere near enough product on the pad. You...

Nowhere near enough product on the pad.
You need to prime the pad first so it is covered sufficiently to allow the three, four, five, blobs or line of product to work as it should. As three four or...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 09-11-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,249
Posted By Sh1ner
If you unreel the hose before starting and it is...

If you unreel the hose before starting and it is not twisted then you might be putting in the twist as you work, possibly by rolling the lance over repeatedly in the same direction as you clean.
It...
Forum: Detailing Chat 08-11-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Sh1ner
I find the large polystyrene packing boxes with...

I find the large polystyrene packing boxes with lids, if you can find them, the sort of thing fish is/are supplied in, to be excellent for storage of products or things I do not want to become frozen.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 07-11-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,860
Posted By Sh1ner
The answer may not be simple because you might...

The answer may not be simple because you might have two, or more, issues that are not necessarily related or fixable by any particular combination of pad and polish.
Are these existing deep...
Forum: Interior & Glass 28-10-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By Sh1ner
After thorough preparation I apply G1 very...

After thorough preparation I apply G1 very sparingly with cotton make up pads and soon after application remove and buff with the same. Then apply a second coat and do the same again with an added...
Forum: Interior & Glass 28-10-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,143
Posted By Sh1ner
Halford do a silicone lubricant spray £3.99...

Halford do a silicone lubricant spray £3.99 400ml. Suitable for nylon and rubber.
I'm sure a search for nylon and rubber lubricant will show something.
WD40 etc can make some plastic parts expand...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 26-10-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Sh1ner
There are loads of pc/usb cameras on e-bay and...

There are loads of pc/usb cameras on e-bay and with built in adjustable lighting.
You probably need one with a rigid cable unless you have another means of controlling direction once under the...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 26-10-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By Sh1ner
Neji-Saurus pliers or grips are good if there is...

Neji-Saurus pliers or grips are good if there is a screw head to get hold of but probably cost more than a new light.
It could be carefully drilled out and will probably become loose enough during...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-10-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By Sh1ner
As a tester, that is a pass, if there is no...

As a tester, that is a pass, if there is no exposed structure. There are a couple of areas that are unclear in your images but look like there might be a problem though.
If you feel you can, you...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 10-10-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,781
Posted By Sh1ner
I would use different papers to suit the area...

I would use different papers to suit the area being worked on and aim for an even finish overall.
Also before you start I would check where there are any runs because it often picks up the base...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 07-10-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Sh1ner
Someone missed the opportunity to switch the...

Someone missed the opportunity to switch the water on when you were taking those pictures!

The hole in the fitting looks damaged and rough inside perhaps a very gentle de-burring and clean up...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-10-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,111
Posted By Sh1ner
I'm glad he does not service mine. Bevel gears...

I'm glad he does not service mine.
Bevel gears require specific lubrication and I doubt Flex would have chosen something unsuitable and what is in there is not contaminated there is no reason to...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 02-10-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Sh1ner
Sorry Rob, I missed this. I've not been on the...

Sorry Rob,
I missed this. I've not been on the ball.
I would think it's worth a try before painting.
Like car paint start very fine and slow and go from there. I usually find plastic ok to polish...
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 01-10-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,868
Posted By Sh1ner
Sills often have drains along their length. ...

Sills often have drains along their length.
Little shaped sections where the panels are designed not to meet and water can drain and some air flow can happen.
Cars like the Yaris had a series of...
Forum: Help..! 29-09-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By Sh1ner
What tape are you using? Cheap or old tape can...

What tape are you using?
Cheap or old tape can be difficult and time consuming to remove.
Good quality tape like 3M blue should not leave any residue even when left on for a few days.
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