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Forum: Detailing Chat 06-05-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Caledoniandream
probably a bit fructose and cariminic acid for...

probably a bit fructose and cariminic acid for colouring (not very acedic) can leave a slightly pink tinge on white cars.
I would expect no damage whatsoever, just rinse with clean water to get any...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 28-04-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By Caledoniandream
They are only cheap motoring if you run them to...

They are only cheap motoring if you run them to dead, your depreciation will be in the first year.
After that it’s only insuring, maintenance and road tax.
They are a means of transport, keep you...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 19-04-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,885
Posted By Caledoniandream
I too use the high beam very sparingly, as when...

I too use the high beam very sparingly, as when you drive with it on, and you need to dip for a car or a blind bend, your eyes need a moment to adapt on the much lesser light, and it appears much...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-04-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,537
Posted By Caledoniandream
Is the construction of the trailer axle a bit...

Is the construction of the trailer axle a bit light for a box trailer?
The load range for them small wheels are <750kgs, and your maximum weight will be 750 kgs as your trailer is not braked.
If...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 13-04-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By Caledoniandream
Rear and side does make me think.......Kia...

Rear and side does make me think.......Kia Sportage
Forum: The Motoring Zone 13-04-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,246
Posted By Caledoniandream
Are they not investing in a factory in the EU,...

Are they not investing in a factory in the EU, Slovakia or Czech Republic?
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-04-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 251,473
Posted By Caledoniandream
A couple of years ago Carglass offered a service...

A couple of years ago Carglass offered a service to etch your VIN into all the glass on your car.
My Lexus has it done from the factory.
if I mind correctly there where DIY glass etching kits on...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-04-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 251,473
Posted By Caledoniandream
Fantastic work and good eye for detail. Is...

Fantastic work and good eye for detail.

Is it maybe an idea to put a new shell on it, if the are any shells for sale (new old stock)

I bought once a 3 day old Opel Ascona A that was written of...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 08-04-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By Caledoniandream
To turn dreams into realistic expectations, start...

To turn dreams into realistic expectations, start with the basics.
Build a sustainable business plan, with real life figures, investigate your options.
Do a market research he , visit possible...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 08-04-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Caledoniandream
For Germany is the reason that it’s difficult to...

For Germany is the reason that it’s difficult to get an licence for waste water.
In many places it’s forbidden to wash your car other than in commercial premises with a proper effluent system.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 08-04-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Caledoniandream
Sadly not so, many are forced to work here, and...

Sadly not so, many are forced to work here, and being brought in the country with promises of streets paved with gold.
Many have to pay silly amounts back to people smugglers,and families held to...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 08-04-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Caledoniandream
But if we are honest to ourselves, it’s the...

But if we are honest to ourselves, it’s the consumer (like you and me) that drive the price down.
We all push for a cheap deal, want it cheaper and cheaper.
Companies have to cut corners to offer...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-04-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By Caledoniandream
Bigger tanks take longer to fill, you want the...

Bigger tanks take longer to fill, you want the compressor to keep up with the demand.
We use a Honda with a Clarke compressor 20.9cfm, in the van to run an inch Air gun (truck wheels)
Twin...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-04-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,905
Posted By Caledoniandream
I know what you mean now, yes there is a lot of...

I know what you mean now, yes there is a lot of brand manufacturing going in in the world of engine lubricants.
You don’t always get what you think you get.
The cost of operating a lab is too...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 01-04-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,905
Posted By Caledoniandream
Morris oil, is still a big player in bulk supply...

Morris oil, is still a big player in bulk supply for garages and fleet owners, not a bad oil.
The biggest problem with oil is not the breaking down through wear, we use to keep the oil in our trucks...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 31-03-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,885
Posted By Caledoniandream
Don’t think modern headlights cause accidents,...

Don’t think modern headlights cause accidents, however I think that using the wrong headlamp bulbs cause glare and blinding lamps.
Conversions from standard H4 or H7 to HID or LED in standard...
Forum: The Studio 31-03-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,570
Posted By Caledoniandream
Nice piece of work, not an Audi fan, but these...

Nice piece of work, not an Audi fan, but these where something else.
The noise, the capabilities, and yes I know there are now cars who are probably 10x better, but they never hat the impact the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 29-03-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,905
Posted By Caledoniandream
Only the best will do! Highest spec, correct...

Only the best will do!
Highest spec, correct weight, and frequent changes.
Even when I did high mileage, I changed the oil every 6000 mile.
Now with low mileage, twice a year.
Do my own, or when...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-03-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By Caledoniandream
Have mine from hoses direct and does me well for...

Have mine from hoses direct and does me well for the last 5 years.
10-12 mtr is a nice length and perfect around the car.
Forum: The Insurance Zone 25-03-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,334
Posted By Caledoniandream
Try Carole Nash, fair people. With all classic...

Try Carole Nash, fair people.
With all classic insurance watch mileage allowance, storage insurance and agreed value.
Make sure you have a good case for agreed value, e.g. evidence of restoration,...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 23-03-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,299
Posted By Caledoniandream
I do think it's funny that people who think...

I do think it's funny that people who think British passports should be made in Britain to save jobs.
But don't hesitate to buy a EU car not made in the UK.
If you want to protect jobs, but a...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 22-03-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,299
Posted By Caledoniandream
People are only interested what a passport cost,...

People are only interested what a passport cost, they don’t care about anything else.
And why was the British company the most expensive?
Nothing to do with Brexit at all, just a tender for an...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-03-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,652
Posted By Caledoniandream
Lexus do a pearlescent white, what is just...

Lexus do a pearlescent white, what is just amazing from every angle.
While I would never buy is, the Ford Foces RS Orange, and the Candy Red Renault.

My Mondeo ST mk3was an amazing dark blue.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-03-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By Caledoniandream
Yes I do like it, and it will come with proper...

Yes I do like it, and it will come with proper customer service!
Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-03-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By Caledoniandream
They wash very “clever” with 2mitts, one for the...

They wash very “clever” with 2mitts, one for the top, and one for the bottom! Until they go to the next side, and the bottom one becomes the top one :wall::wall:

If you look in their barrel of...
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