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Forum: The Motoring Zone 05-03-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,414
Posted By jimmy_jammy
The rough idle is after the engine is warmed up,...

The rough idle is after the engine is warmed up, it sounds ok on startup apart from the chirp / squeak while turning over
Forum: The Motoring Zone 05-03-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,414
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Thanks for the fast replies. I understand the age...

Thanks for the fast replies. I understand the age and price of the car you expect things could go wrong... I am querying if I have a legal right regarding the garage servicing the car themselves...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 05-03-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,414
Posted By jimmy_jammy
My legal rights buying 2nd hand car?

Hi all,

I purchased a VW Golf GTI '06 2 weeks ago now for the grand total of £5,400 (from a dealer) and it has covered 104,000 miles. It's a 5dr, leather and the price was average for Autotrader....
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-11-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,056
Posted By jimmy_jammy
This is absolutely brilliant! that poor Golf is...

This is absolutely brilliant!
that poor Golf is getting what it has been longing for it seems.

Keep it up :thumb:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-11-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,720
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Some great advice from you guys, and thanks for...

Some great advice from you guys, and thanks for the compliments.
Yes I definitely want to go over them again to achieve a better finish and rid of the swirls, but I think I am at the stage now where...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-11-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,720
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-11-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,720
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Yes it is :D I looked into this, and...

Yes it is :D



I looked into this, and got some of my ideas from that. But the windows were in a very poor state, not just like a discoloured headlight but had a very rough and textured surface...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-11-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,720
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Talking Smart Roadster Coupe - Rear plastic window restoration

It seems to be a common problem with Smart roadster coupes and the older Smart ForTwo that the rear side plastic windows over the years deteriorate due to a layer of lacquer on top of the window...
Forum: Detailing Chat 27-10-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Hey, Yes it seems to be a common problem now...

Hey,
Yes it seems to be a common problem now with the coupe rear windows, and also the older ForTwo's.
I've spoke to a few people and it's do-able with enough elbow grease. Each window is £206 to...
Forum: Detailing Chat 27-10-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Arrow Want to borrow a rotary polisher - Cambridge

Hi all,

I would like to borrow / hire a rotary polisher with a backing plate from someone in the Cambridge area.

I can collect, and will require it for 1 day. (Need to correct my rear plastic...
Forum: Detailing Chat 23-10-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By jimmy_jammy
My car is black

My car is black
Forum: Detailing Chat 22-10-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Smart Roadster - correcting / detailing plastic panels?

I am preparing what I need for my Smart Roadster to start a full correction / detail.
One thing I am wary of is detailing plastic panels. The entire car is made up of plastic panels apart from the...
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-10-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,554
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Is this product to cut it down? Or a de-oxidiser

Is this product to cut it down? Or a de-oxidiser
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-10-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,554
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Also, I have nothing to lose with these so I'll...

Also, I have nothing to lose with these so I'll give anything a shot rather than spending £370 for new ones
Forum: Interior & Glass 09-10-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,554
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Question Smart Roadster coupe rear windows (plastic hazed)

Hi

I have a smart roadster coupe, my 4th one now but first coupe..
The rear windows consist of the large centre being glass and the side windows plastic / acrylic.

The side windows which are...
Forum: Detailing Chat 15-05-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By jimmy_jammy
I have the following products: Meguiers -...

I have the following products:

Meguiers - Dual Action Cleaner Polish 83
Meguiers - Speed Glaze 80
Meguiers - Synthetic Sealant 21
Sonus - Final Finish
Menzerna - Final finish
DoDo Juice -...
Forum: Detailing Chat 15-05-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Golf Gti Mk4 What Product Questions

Hi all,

I recently acquired a mk4 golf gti in Nogaro blue.
It is 10 years old with 115k on the clock, and is swirled to hell.
The paint does not seem to have faded at all, just needs a good...
Forum: Help..! 31-08-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,811
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Vinyl Wrap Cleaning

Am getting my car vinyl wrapped very soon.

A few questions;
1) Will it still gather swirl marks like paint?
2) Can it be polished
3) What type of wax is reccomended

Thanks
Forum: The Showroom 26-05-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 52,709
Posted By jimmy_jammy
That is amazing, alot of bang for the buck. ...

That is amazing, alot of bang for the buck.
Looks incredible.

How long did this take to do? Does vinyl swirl like paint work?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 14-04-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Thanks very much! i'll give that a go later.

Thanks very much!

i'll give that a go later.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 14-04-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Unhappy Snow Foam Lance Problem

Hi guys,
Have used my snow foam lance now with my karcher pressure washer about 10 times brilliantly!

went to use it yesterday, and the snow is not spraying nicely like it used too with not much...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 02-04-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Ideally i'd like 3 thin layers of Victoria on...

Ideally i'd like 3 thin layers of Victoria on there. But couldnt wait 24 hours between each coat and not drive the car lol.
Ok cheers guys!
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 02-04-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Topping up wax. . .

I detailed my car 12 days ago now and finished off with Victoria concours Wax.
I drove the car about 160 miles, then snow foamed twice, shampoo, rinse & dried. I topped up the wax again using...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 01-04-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By jimmy_jammy
Hi Eddy, I think you'l find the finer polish...

Hi Eddy,

I think you'l find the finer polish & pad will cure the fine marks you have left behind. Also make sure you clean your pad after a days work ready for the next day so it doesnt dry...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 19-03-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By jimmy_jammy
any other reccomendations?

any other reccomendations?
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