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Forum: Off Topic Chat 04-04-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By iansoutham
What is the floor made of? If concrete, an...

What is the floor made of?

If concrete, an old carpet is perfect as damp will make its way under the car if left on a concrete floor.

I put an old carpet down in the garage my Cabriolet is...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 17-02-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,773
Posted By iansoutham
If it has a map, our BMW computers will know as...

If it has a map, our BMW computers will know as it flashes a certain message up to the tech.

If the map relates to anything to do with this claim, they can throw a claim out. But if it not...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 12-02-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,096
Posted By iansoutham
I have had my Sierra since 2002 but my Ford Pop...

I have had my Sierra since 2002 but my Ford Pop has been in the family since 1972, does that mean i win???😅😅😅

I have also had the motorbike I passed my test on in 1996 since then and still have it...
Forum: Interior & Glass 18-11-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,695
Posted By iansoutham
Ask your local dealer how much they would offer...

Ask your local dealer how much they would offer less if he car had an aftermarket windscreen in should you decide to part-ex it later.

At our dealership I work at, they used to deduct the amount...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-08-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By iansoutham
About 1am

About 1am
Forum: The Motoring Zone 01-07-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,550
Posted By iansoutham
Water has got in the edge where the 2 bits of...

Water has got in the edge where the 2 bits of plastic are melted together and over time has allowed it to separate.

Ford Sierra front indicators do it all the time.

It probably came off driving...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-06-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By iansoutham
A car derived van is something that has been...

A car derived van is something that has been effectively converted. I have an Astravan and if you drilled the rivets out for the floor plate at the front and removed the plate, the original rear seat...
Forum: Gtechniq 14-06-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,225
Posted By iansoutham
Rob would be proud

I finally got round to clearing some of the cupboard under the stairs out and sorting out the sealants, etc...

"C" and "G" range covered, check...
Forum: Gtechniq 03-06-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,233
Posted By iansoutham
Well, as someone who has been using the MF4...

Well, as someone who has been using the MF4 drying towel since the beginning of April, I can vouch for the quality and the water retention abilities. Normally, to clean my Omega Estate (among the...
Forum: Gtechniq 02-06-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,233
Posted By iansoutham
Definitely quick, they were only starting to box...

Definitely quick, they were only starting to box them all up when I arrived there @ 9.30 yesterday morning to get my usual top-up of bits and pieces
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 20-11-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,395
Posted By iansoutham
Do the clock test again and then press the button...

Do the clock test again and then press the button repeatedly until MPH is shown in the display. Then drive the car. This is a direct reading from the ecu. If this shows something, it is the clocks...
Forum: Detailing Chat 13-09-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,703
Posted By iansoutham
I get mine from Volvo as they use it on all...

I get mine from Volvo as they use it on all mating surfaces before applying any sealants or gaskets. But then, I do work there so get a good discount per litre.

Part number or anyone who wants...
Forum: Gtechniq 02-09-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,791
Posted By iansoutham
That is just the GTechniq stuff though

That is just the GTechniq stuff though
Forum: Gtechniq 02-09-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,791
Posted By iansoutham
I have too much...

:doublesho:doublesho

C1 30ml x 2
C1.5 100ml x2
C1.5 v2 x 100ml
C2 100ml
C2 v2 100ml
C4 30ml x2

G1 100ml
Forum: Gtechniq 30-07-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,270
Posted By iansoutham
Ford Fair, I have no idea, I expect not. As...

Ford Fair, I have no idea, I expect not.

As for Saturdays, they are not open weekends, but you can always try ringing on the Thursday/Friday before and see if anyone will be in doing a few bits on...
Forum: Gtechniq 14-07-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,335
Posted By iansoutham
Well my Omega was quickly treated with EXO when I...

Well my Omega was quickly treated with EXO when I got it around January and is washed every time with UV Wash. I went to the Kent County Show yesterday after washing it Thursday after work quickly...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-02-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,547
Posted By iansoutham
That is correct, they have these bandings for...

That is correct, they have these bandings for their salvage values.

All insurance companies do the same
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-12-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,501
Posted By iansoutham
Banner batteries are okay, but I have found them...

Banner batteries are okay, but I have found them to just suddenly drop off after about 4 years with no warning. I had 3 of them on mine, all purchased within a month. They all died within a week of...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 14-12-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,547
Posted By iansoutham
Tell them that, as the client, you are not...

Tell them that, as the client, you are not authorising them to accept for anything less than 100% fault on the third party side. Instruct them to pursue through the court if required.

I had this...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-12-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 21,435
Posted By iansoutham
Before getting a new brake light switch, which I...

Before getting a new brake light switch, which I am pretty sure is not faulty, turn the ignition on and disconnect the rear lamps 1 at a time until the top brake light goes out. There will most...
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-11-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By iansoutham
This was the damage inflicted on my...

This was the damage inflicted on my mother-in-laws Ultra Blue Zafira

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a105/iansoutham/HT04%20UKW%20Zafira/Christmas%202011%20Clean/IMG_0157.jpg
...
Forum: Gtechniq 10-11-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 167
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Views: 505,244
Posted By iansoutham
I'd give Rob and Pete a ring on Monday morning...

I'd give Rob and Pete a ring on Monday morning personally on 01327 811 015 as it will be more likely to get sorted out quickly. You know that they will send your order and then read this thread later...
Forum: Detailing Chat 09-11-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,633
Posted By iansoutham
When I had to do the front arches on my 4be Saff,...

When I had to do the front arches on my 4be Saff, I used a paint stripper gun to heat the metalwork up enough, then gently used a dead-blow hammer to work the arches round a little bit at a time,...
Forum: Detailing Chat 09-11-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,236
Posted By iansoutham
So, he wants to leave a broken piece of metal...

So, he wants to leave a broken piece of metal loose in the engine combustion chamber area, using the rest of the glowplug as a cap effectively and says that is okay? What happens when the engine...
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-11-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,418
Posted By iansoutham
Would need to see it to be honest, but the light...

Would need to see it to be honest, but the light "should" polish back with some 1200grit, then 1500 grit and some compound (I normally use 3M FastCut+ followed by Finesse). That is how we used to do...
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