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Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-12-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 27,737
Posted By lobotomy
Hi, Yeah it was "Porsche in the Glen" at...

Hi,

Yeah it was "Porsche in the Glen" at Calderglen Park this year. My mate was even told by some random that he liked his 'turbo' t-shirt!
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-11-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 27,737
Posted By lobotomy
Hopefully this can give you some inspiration; my...

Hopefully this can give you some inspiration; my good friend inherited his dads 944 and has kept it in top condition! His is garaged and only run in the summer now though.
...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 24-11-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,997
Posted By lobotomy
I would say the more worrying thing is not...

I would say the more worrying thing is not leaving the plate in... but geotagged photos taken with any smartphone these days can make targeted car thefts much easier:
...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 24-11-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,184
Posted By lobotomy
** Little Tip** If you're buying it on the...

** Little Tip**

If you're buying it on the offer from Homebase, and you have Nectar points... Homebase are also giving you half of your Nectar points back when you convert them to vouchers.

I...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 22-10-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,490
Posted By lobotomy
Look at the newer VAG CR engines as (>2009) as...

Look at the newer VAG CR engines as (>2009) as these haven't really had many reports of DPF issues AFAIK.

You can't get much more bang for your buck than SEAT... I've had petrol/diesel SEAT's for...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 15-10-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By lobotomy
My exact thoughts... Toyota SFR: ...

My exact thoughts...

Toyota SFR:
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cf/Daihatsu_Copen_007.JPG

Not far off! I'm not offended by it. Probably wouldn't buy one. Wouldn't stop my...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 26-08-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,427
Posted By lobotomy
This is purely IMHO - But for a milestone...

This is purely IMHO - But for a milestone birthday would you not want something that won't go "obsolete" in 1/2years?

You can get some really nice, automatic swiss movement watches for the £300...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 18-08-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 741
Posted By lobotomy
[ALDI] Anti-vibration Gloves

Hello,

Saw this on HUKD. Aldi will have anti-vibration gloves (£5.99) on sale from next week:

[LINK]...
Forum: Detailing Chat 31-07-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By lobotomy
All I remember is rolls and rolls of mutton cloth...

All I remember is rolls and rolls of mutton cloth (chocolate watch for anyone who remembers/knows the trick to tearing precisely sized pieces of cloth ;P ), Autoglym products and using my dads...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 20-07-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,112
Posted By lobotomy
Hi, I also got one of the original 20 pots...

Hi,

I also got one of the original 20 pots :D - Here's some pictures:

Reflection shot on my Passat:

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6040/6872818960_975abe332c_k.jpg

Some Beading:
Forum: The Motoring Zone 13-07-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By lobotomy
I just checked on Glass's Guide (basic "free"...

I just checked on Glass's Guide (basic "free" search)

Trade-in: £810.00 > £1105.00
Private: £1740.00 > £1940.00
Dealer: £2730.00 > £3040.00

Makes the PX sound quite good!

I've actually...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 13-07-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By lobotomy
I got offered £2'000 PX for my old LCR because of...

I got offered £2'000 PX for my old LCR because of the age and I sold it privately within a couple of weeks for £5'750! But then it was super low mileage and in great condition! The dealer wasn't...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 09-07-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,316
Posted By lobotomy
Looks amazing! What's the deal with that? How...

Looks amazing! What's the deal with that? How much etc? Buffet or a la carte?

If anyone is ever in Glasgow* I would suggest Viva Brazil - Had the meat sweats for days after!



*think they've...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 07-07-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,689
Posted By lobotomy
This is what makes me think mine feels "cheap"...

This is what makes me think mine feels "cheap" and the tan suede/leather strap feels a bit foamy. Bit rattily sounding. Everything else seems to be of relative quality; hardened mineral glass (mines...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 02-07-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By lobotomy
That would be the best £9 ever spent! I'd buy...

That would be the best £9 ever spent! I'd buy lots of them and dot them around... you never know what you might trip over! In fact you might need a sign in case she trips over the sign!
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-07-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,356
Posted By lobotomy
I'm just reading this thread for the first...

I'm just reading this thread for the first time... great result!



^^^ However! WTF?! Just imagine the situation that it was a child and not your car that was behind her! What utter ****.
Forum: Detailing Chat 29-06-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By lobotomy
Don't think it's got anything to do with the...

Don't think it's got anything to do with the water - We've got extremely soft water up here and my lambs wool mitt goes stiff. I just put it down to it drying out. I just dunk mine in a pale of fresh...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 26-06-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By lobotomy
I phoned the tech support when mine was down for...

I phoned the tech support when mine was down for a few hours over a couple of nights. They agreed they could see the fault* and engineers were working on it and said they expected it to be down...
Forum: Power Maxed 25-02-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,710
Posted By lobotomy
I've only just seen this thread... so here's a...

I've only just seen this thread... so here's a single entry from me for today:

Some tight beading:
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5239/6915109098_61d4ea66db_k.jpg
Forum: Detailing Chat 11-02-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,022
Posted By lobotomy
I've not done Chemistry since Advanced Higher...

I've not done Chemistry since Advanced Higher about 15yrs ago but a pH13 solution has 0.1mol/L [OH-] concentration and a neutral pH7 has 0.0000001mol/L, so by my simple calculations:

To get a pH...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 04-02-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By lobotomy
I just bought this one recently because we had no...

I just bought this one recently because we had no WIFI in one room:

Buy TP-LINK TL-WA850RE 300Mbps Universal Wall Plug Range Extender/ Wi-Fi Booster (WPS function, Easy Configuration) at...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-12-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,755
Posted By lobotomy
I don't know if this was answered elsewhere, but...

I don't know if this was answered elsewhere, but apparently (certainly for the old bottle/packaging) but the stuff Halfords sold was apparently manufactured/distributed under license by Zymol - I've...
Forum: Power Maxed 21-11-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By lobotomy
[Review] Power Maxed Clear Grease

Hello,

Apologies - I used this product the day after it was delivered but only now getting around to writing the review!

So I was given a can of Power Maxed - Clear Grease to review. I had in...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-11-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By lobotomy
I've sold all mine through Pistonheads. I've been...

I've sold all mine through Pistonheads. I've been a member since it was almost new so I seem to get a reduced sellers fee (but it does cost now)

The classifieds have changed in the last 1 / 2...
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 05-11-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By lobotomy
Get the dimensions of your current battery and...

Get the dimensions of your current battery and the label will tell you the ratings of your current battery.

What you need to get is a battery with the highest Ah and CCA (cold cranking amp)...
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