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Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-10-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,147
Posted By Demented
And the flag! Is badge on the airbag...

And the flag!

Is badge on the airbag standard; I've had a few Rovers of that era, never a 600 though but I don't remember that type of badge in centre of the steering wheel; the embem was embosed...
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-10-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Demented
Would it not be best to allow paint to fully...

Would it not be best to allow paint to fully harden, then use a de-nibber ?
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 28-10-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Demented
Rip it off was a figure of speech. Before I...

Rip it off was a figure of speech.
Before I realised it was one of a matching pair, I meant remove it without fear of damage and just replace it, as I imagined it had corroded.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 27-10-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,147
Posted By Demented
I agree, I'm patriotic and all things British,...

I agree, I'm patriotic and all things British, (although a Japanese inspired vehicle) but that Union Flag sticker, it doest work; it's best suited in centre of rear screen at the bottom, although it...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 26-10-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Demented
Rip it off the wall or whatever it's affixed to,...

Rip it off the wall or whatever it's affixed to, and buy new light with LED bulb.
You'd be surprised what's available now and LED bulbs cost very little to run, especially when compare to...
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-10-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Demented
Yeah, appears to be an Android issue, was able to...

Yeah, appears to be an Android issue, was able to view attached images via the iPhone.
Thanks
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-10-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Demented
Yeah, I am using Android, I forget it could be a...

Yeah, I am using Android, I forget it could be a device or browser issue.
I'll try my old iPhone, see if that makes a difference.
Forum: Detailing Chat 25-10-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Demented
Viewing attached image files on the forum.

Sometimes, more often than not, when an image file/attachment is posted within a thread, I'm unable view them.

Although signed in; when I select the file attachment, a pop up box appears...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 19-10-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,265
Posted By Demented
Maybe the technology has improved but check on...

Maybe the technology has improved but check on the locking mechanism.
A friend had one fitted and he was disappointed, that to operate it by remote, the door couldn't actually be locked shut.
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-10-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 81,787
Posted By Demented
Yeah, I seen that one but even used, it's beyond...

Yeah, I seen that one but even used, it's beyond what I can justifying paying, I guess I never realised their cost.

It's ironic, I've just bought some 17" Rs Diamond Cut, 7 spoke alloys, that's...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-10-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 81,787
Posted By Demented
Thanks for the links; I've seen and come across...

Thanks for the links; I've seen and come across the motorcycle lifts but never knew there was such an array of portable type scissor lifts for cars, although the majority, in fact all, are way beyond...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-10-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 81,787
Posted By Demented
I must of missed this photo earlier, an...

I must of missed this photo earlier, an impressive piece of kit, I want one; any specific brand/model No. ?
Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-10-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 81,787
Posted By Demented
Your S1 is lookin' amazing, so does some of the...

Your S1 is lookin' amazing, so does some of the equipment you have in your workshop, especially the blue scissor lift; do you have one lift on each side or are the lifts combined into one unit which...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 14-10-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,950
Posted By Demented
I have posted photos, showing the level of...

I have posted photos, showing the level of oxidation and different stages of progress, they're at the bottom of the last page here...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 13-10-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,998
Posted By Demented
The shattered windscreen effect normally occurs...

The shattered windscreen effect normally occurs when using solvent based paint and not allowing sufficent time for each coat of paint to flash off before applying the next coat.

Flashing off, is...
Forum: Interior & Glass 12-10-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By Demented
Oil of Clove; a few drops mixed with water in a...

Oil of Clove; a few drops mixed with water in a spray bottle & spray a very fine mist onto fabric and allow to dry.

Used it for years when mold appears, on velour interiors, seatbelt fabric and...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-10-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,950
Posted By Demented
\Rian..... Don't shoot me, but I completely...

\Rian..... Don't shoot me, but I completely restored the colour, by hand using T Cut Original, which took absolutely ages, (hence buying the DA Polisher) followed by an application of Red Colour...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-10-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,950
Posted By Demented
\Rian......I've not yet got round to using the...

\Rian......I've not yet got round to using the pads, which seems ironic considering.

I didn't deem it necessary to buy the SPTA Dual Foam pads, although, I appreciate the link, as I'm only...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-10-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,950
Posted By Demented
Thanks for your recommendation but even if you...

Thanks for your recommendation but even if you had posted earlier; the waiting time for pads from China is too long.

The Forensic Detailing review had already recommended the ZFE store on ebay and...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-10-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,950
Posted By Demented
\Rian..... I created this thread on the 7th Sept...

\Rian..... I created this thread on the 7th Sept 18, ordered the pads on the 9th and they were delivered on the 11th Sept.

When I ordered the pads I had no idea I would develope a back injury.
...
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-10-2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Demented
I've had this said in the past also; which I...

I've had this said in the past also; which I believe was sharp practice, and by reputable retailers too; taking advantage of consumers nievity.

Since October 2015, the old Sales of Goods Act has...
Forum: Detailing Chat 09-10-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Demented
One of the reasons why I tend to buy such items...

One of the reasons why I tend to buy such items from retailers which I can easily visit.

Many years ago, computers were often advertised with a RTB Warranty, with its true meaning of RTB hidden...
Forum: Detailing Chat 09-10-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Demented
While searching online, out of curiosity; I found...

While searching online, out of curiosity; I found a few Retailers T&C's that specifically stated they would NOT pay the return postage of the faulty item and it was the buyers responsibility (or...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 09-10-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,950
Posted By Demented
Who knows of a UK supplier of Chinese DA polishing pads ?

As this thread has attracted over 4500 views; I've posted a copy of my entire first post below:


This thread was originally entitled "Who knows of a UK supplier of DA polishing pads at Chinese...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-10-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,950
Posted By Demented
Hey, I'll try that myself; it looks a better...

Hey, I'll try that myself; it looks a better method of comparing the density; I just squashed each pad with my hand against the table top.
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