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Forum: The Motoring Zone 21-06-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,422
Posted By James_R
Yep the blue 7 series with cream seats and blue...

Yep the blue 7 series with cream seats and blue piping was the same colour scheme as Frank Sytners very own personal Alpina that was in the showroom of Nottingham Sytner at the time. I remember...
Forum: The Showroom 18-06-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,783
Posted By James_R
Wow ! Nice car, love the wheels. Colour...

Wow !

Nice car, love the wheels.
Colour scheme is spot on.

Great work by Nick @ SL Restoration
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 17-06-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By James_R
Scrap it. I'm not for once saying its not a...

Scrap it.

I'm not for once saying its not a good product, but its likely it won't be applied correctly, so they're just having your trousers down for £400.

Save your mum the £11 a month on her...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 17-06-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,107
Posted By James_R
Yep, I use a Sheaffer fountain pen. Not very...

Yep, I use a Sheaffer fountain pen.

Not very often. I find they write very easily, but if you use cheap/thin paper you get issues with bleeding through so when you turn the page over it makes it...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-06-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 98,879
Posted By James_R
I did the same with my FN2 Type R wiper arms. ...

I did the same with my FN2 Type R wiper arms.
They start to corrode and go white and chalky on the edges.

Sprayed mine up with Hammerite Satin Black. Looked pukka
Good work again on yours.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-06-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 98,879
Posted By James_R
Love this car. If I had the room I'd get one...

Love this car.

If I had the room I'd get one and do just what you're doing.
(Maybe not to the extent that you've gone in all honesty !!!!)

What a project, and something to be really proud of....
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-06-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By James_R
Like the look of this. Agree with...

Like the look of this.

Agree with robertdon777 in that (half the time) a Boxster ticks more boxes, which is why I bought a 6 pot Boxster.

It brings a different experience to driving with the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-06-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 179,216
Posted By James_R
Great update dude. Some brilliant work in...

Great update dude.

Some brilliant work in this thread, nice to catch up with it and see how it is now.

Looking good
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 04-06-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,094
Posted By James_R
Walls, floor tiles and cabinets look great !!! ...

Walls, floor tiles and cabinets look great !!!

Nice work Del
Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-06-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,965
Posted By James_R
Looks fresh Jim :cool:

Looks fresh Jim :cool:
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 02-06-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By James_R
See how you get on with the mix. You can...

See how you get on with the mix.
You can actually buy Gtechniq QD, which is essentially watered down c2v3 ready mixed in a bottle.

Don't know if it works out cheaper than c2v3 mixed with water as...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 02-06-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By James_R
Nope, C2v3 is safe far just spraying and wiping...

Nope, C2v3 is safe far just spraying and wiping all over the car Foxyfox.

If you have C2v3 on it beads really nicely, I doubt you will want to put BSD on top.
And C2v3 is really really slick, so...
Forum: Gtechniq 01-06-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By James_R
Two MF cloths, spray onto the wheel or one of the...

Two MF cloths, spray onto the wheel or one of the cloths, wipe into the wheel, buff with the clean MF cloth.

You don't need much product, it just goes on like a QD.

Its great on C5 though
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 30-05-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By James_R
True, same for the hair dryer/ heat gun method. ...

True, same for the hair dryer/ heat gun method.

If it's been on ages and ages it will take some shifting.
But the hair dryer method doesn't remove any clear coat, which is nice if it delivers the...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 30-05-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By James_R
Hair dryer technique. Try it, it works like...

Hair dryer technique.

Try it, it works like a dream.
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 29-05-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By James_R
The general price of F1 is daft in this country. ...

The general price of F1 is daft in this country.

I admit, I have Sky and I watch the races.
I enjoy the free to air coverage of BTCC

If I thought it would do anything by cancelling my...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-05-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,965
Posted By James_R
Nice little Saxo Jim. Looks in great...

Nice little Saxo Jim.

Looks in great condition for a 2003 plate !!!

I remember your rattle canned racing blue RS Clio rep - magic stuff
Subscribed to see what happens to the Saxo :-)
Forum: The Motoring Zone 26-05-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By James_R
Yep they're great cars. I've had a EP3 and a...

Yep they're great cars.
I've had a EP3 and a FN2 and the FN2 is sooooo much easier to live with, with some nice creature comforts if you go for the GT spec.

Non GT spec doesn't have aircon,...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-05-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,102
Posted By James_R
Nice work and detail on the updates James :thumb:

Nice work and detail on the updates James :thumb:
Forum: Off Topic Chat 20-05-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,564
Posted By James_R
Its a bit of a nightmare for the marketing guys...

Its a bit of a nightmare for the marketing guys in companies.

If customers haven't already explicitly agreed that they can be contacted, then if they don't reply to the emails asking for...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-05-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 76,960
Posted By James_R
Gutted to read about your 182 David. ...

Gutted to read about your 182 David.

Properly made my heart sink for you mate.

Nice to see you have it sorted, and you didn't do too bad to be able to buy it back off the insurance for a few...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-05-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,094
Posted By James_R
Nice purchase Rob. :thumb: I had to smile...

Nice purchase Rob. :thumb:

I had to smile when you linked the detail on your Clio III 197 (my 2nd car is a Clio III 200)

And my 1st car is a Boxster. Had it just over a year now. :)

Sports...
Forum: The Studio 05-05-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,437
Posted By James_R
Nice work Richard Lovely car to work on, and...

Nice work Richard

Lovely car to work on, and in nice company too by the looks of it :cool:
Forum: The Showroom 24-04-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,707
Posted By James_R
Lovely mate

Lovely mate
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-04-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 33,436
Posted By James_R
Sorry to read this Matty. It's just not on...

Sorry to read this Matty.

It's just not on people not leaving a note.
I had someone leave a crease and chip the paint in the Porsche rear wing last year.
I was right royally peed off.
Ended up...
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