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Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-11-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 88
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Posted By CoOkIeMoNsTeR
The old 6 speed DQ250 was a 40k interval, don’t...

The old 6 speed DQ250 was a 40k interval, don’t know what the new 7 speeder (DQ380??) is. Double check that with VW because the old DQ250 has to be done every 40k or else risk disaster.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-11-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 27,826
Posted By SteveTDCi
Thats common on the A5 on any tyre, its how the...

Thats common on the A5 on any tyre, its how the suspension is set up.

With Lex, is it a personal lease or through your works ? if you have a fleet manager get them to bring it up with the Lex...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-11-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 27,826
Posted By Cookies
I had this sawtooth issue on the Bridgestones...

I had this sawtooth issue on the Bridgestones fitted to the rear of my last Seat Exeo. Dealer said it was buckled wheels, worn bushes, bent lower arms etc etc all in an effort to avoid liability...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-11-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 27,826
Posted By percymon
The sawtooth inner edge wear has been a problem...

The sawtooth inner edge wear has been a problem since the Mk6 came out in 2009 - even my 1.6TDI suffered, mainly because it ran factory sports suspension and upgraded alloys. The soft Bridgestone...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-11-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 27,826
Posted By Andyblue
Just a note on the droning from the rear you’ve...

Just a note on the droning from the rear you’ve got - yes it’s the rear tyres have saw toothed - if you run your hand around the inside edge of the tyre, you’ll feel it.

My A5 suffered with this...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-11-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 120,924
Posted By lincolndanny
Broguer, what a lovely looking example and...

Broguer,

what a lovely looking example and it's always nice to have an original bill of sale! I don't suppose the registration number of this example happens to be R **TBD does it? :thumb:
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-11-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,960
Posted By jbenekeorr
Part 3 - Some dismantling and some reassembling

:wave: :wave: :wave:

Some more updates for you.



This update includes some pictures and descriptions of quite specific areas inside the engine bay - I often find when reading about things...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-11-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By CoOkIeMoNsTeR
I rebuilt my 1980 911 from scratch after using it...

I rebuilt my 1980 911 from scratch after using it daily over 5 years and 67,000 miles. It was in storage for about 4 years prior to taking it apart and it is now a very nice example of a 911. It...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-11-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 120,924
Posted By Fatsuperman
Stunning

Danny,

I've been shamelessly visiting this site for years, and fairly recently joined so that I could fully peruse the forum. I think this is probably my first post. I have never owned, nor had...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 04-11-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 120,924
Posted By lincolndanny
Nothing major to report recently on the VTS...

Nothing major to report recently on the VTS fleet. My attentions have mainly been on being ready for next Sunday when, touch wood, Matt's 309 GTI will be turning up for some welding.

'98 Mercury...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-11-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,960
Posted By jbenekeorr
Smile Another Broken MINI Cooper S PROJECT!

Detailing World, hold on to your butts - we've got another MINI!!!

:wave: :wave: :wave:


Being a glutton for punishment, I've kept my eye out on Facebook Marketplace and Gumtree daily for the...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-11-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,805
Posted By brucemillar
Winter car sorted out...

You can’t beat a good fun winter hack. This can be the “expensive” time to buy, but you look to have done well here.

It is worth checking diff oil for levels and quality.

Then pray for snow...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-10-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,932
Posted By Matt D
Thanks, luckily Aimee does appreciate the effort,...

Thanks, luckily Aimee does appreciate the effort, she can't wait until it is finished so she can post pics on her Instagram account. Hopefully Saturday should see her go out in it for a lesson with...
Forum: Detailing Chat 14-10-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 466,280
Posted By Andyblue
Cracking turnaround :)

Cracking turnaround :)
Forum: Detailing Chat 13-10-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,306
Posted By stangalang
I hate all the "stage 1, stage 2" talk, it sounds...

I hate all the "stage 1, stage 2" talk, it sounds so amateurish, like the installer doesn't really know what they are talking about.

Detailing is an art, not a science. no matter how many...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-10-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 154,693
Posted By Willsy309
Another couple of hours work this afternoon....

Another couple of hours work this afternoon. Whizzed off some more of the factory stone chip stuff which makes a right mess, and the Deox Gel has another 2 hours worth of action.
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-10-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 105,608
Posted By baldyz1
Hinges

Really appreciate it.

I found a set in the states but the guy has been awkward about posting to the UK.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-10-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 120,924
Posted By lincolndanny
Thank you Tuddie for your kind words, I'm glad...

Thank you Tuddie for your kind words, I'm glad that you enjoy the updates:thumb:

With recent talk of finding a donor car for the roof I need, I didn't expect to find one quite so quickly as I have...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-10-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 105,608
Posted By Fentum
Ben, Thanks. I've noticed there are a...

Ben,

Thanks.

I've noticed there are a couple of D3s being broken here for considerably less money.

I wonder if a four banger diesel motor, even if biturbo, would be a complete heresy in an...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-10-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,773
Posted By ttc6
So this happened. ...

So this happened.

https://i.imgur.com/3ONbbaUh.jpg

Cardboard composite window for speed.

https://i.imgur.com/HEZyOM8l.jpghttps://i.imgur.com/vATfHBal.jpg

Glass window for originality.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-10-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 972
Posted By alecescolme
BMW E64 650i

Hi Guys, it has been a while since I posted here. I thought I would share the latest project, a 2008 650i Convertible, which I purchased back in March.

Here is my Jaguar Super V8 thread:...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-10-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 154,693
Posted By Willsy309
Peugeot 309 GTi restoration

Edited: my last comments are now entirely redundant.

In short, Ben’s twisted my arm & convinced me to use Bilt Hambers Epoxy Mastic & not POR15.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-10-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,644
Posted By jbenekeorr
Smile Mazda Bongo - "Um Bongo, they drink it on the congo!"

No, not Um Bongo - a Mazda Bongo!


https://i.imgur.com/nfFxtcwm.jpg


:wave:


After a few people have asked for more detail and pictures of this when mentioned on my MINI thread...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-10-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 290,176
Posted By Cookies
Jeez mate, that's some find!!! Sent from my...

Jeez mate, that's some find!!!

Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-10-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 290,176
Posted By JR1982
That’s a good find bud.

That’s a good find bud.
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