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Forum: The Motoring Zone 15-11-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By AndyC
80k in my vrs. I'd buy one with my own cash...

80k in my vrs. I'd buy one with my own cash tomorrow.
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 13-10-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,801
Posted By AndyC
I built mine from scrap timber and a couple of...

I built mine from scrap timber and a couple of fence posts I had knocking around. Top is a trimmed down piece of kitchen worktop which I robbed from Homebase for a tenner as it was bowed (made no...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 13-10-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,515
Posted By AndyC
And a mildly relevant pop fact - I've arranged...

And a mildly relevant pop fact - I've arranged insurance for more of these than any other broker. At one time or other I've also quoted for pretty much every single one in the UK.

I also looked...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 11-10-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,304
Posted By AndyC
I use eBay a lot, mostly for selling car parts. ...

I use eBay a lot, mostly for selling car parts.

Always recorded/signed for, UK sales only unless arranged specifically and I rarely sell anything below a tenner so I don't mind free postage on...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-10-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,176
Posted By AndyC
I get to a point with all my dailies where I stop...

I get to a point with all my dailies where I stop caring for a while - the miles I do mean that I'm a bit bored within 18 months or so.

The Octavia's just gone through the 80k mark and I'm back on...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 07-10-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 25,543
Posted By AndyC
Someone say C&S meets? Now they were good....

Someone say C&S meets?

Now they were good. Equal measures of detailing and silliness with some lasting memories - probably topped by Reg squirting the foul smelling P21S wheel gel in the hair of...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 26-09-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 25,543
Posted By AndyC
I think I was the third or fourth to join and I...

I think I was the third or fourth to join and I still lurk. There are plans to try and sort out a meet for some of the old skool bunch and I'm still in touch with a few of them.
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-09-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,452
Posted By AndyC
I do very little differently TBH as the mileage...

I do very little differently TBH as the mileage and ground I cover mean that the car will get properly filthy across the winter. I wash it when I can and use the same products as normal. Seems to...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-09-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,163
Posted By AndyC
The very best 205s will peak close to £50k. ...

The very best 205s will peak close to £50k.

I won't write paragraphs about classic car values, investment potential and what not but until interest rates climb, values won't drop. There isn't a...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-08-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 104,882
Posted By AndyC
Love this. Silver ones are also fastest.

Love this. Silver ones are also fastest.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-07-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,759
Posted By AndyC
Lots of love for this one. Clios really are the...

Lots of love for this one. Clios really are the performance bargain of the moment. Cheap to buy, similarly cheap to upgrade and loads about.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-06-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,687
Posted By AndyC
Was around £70 from memory but they're a special...

Was around £70 from memory but they're a special order colour. Give Paul a ring and he'll sort you out.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 09-06-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,365
Posted By AndyC
Shampoo is good. Girly and perfumed but good. ...

Shampoo is good. Girly and perfumed but good.

How many of the usual expert "say what I think" bunch have met Mr Dalton in person? I did the other week and unlike most I've met told him I stood by...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-06-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,687
Posted By AndyC
Mist coat of bumper paint as primer then 3 coats...

Mist coat of bumper paint as primer then 3 coats of Halfords satin black.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-06-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,687
Posted By AndyC
Renaultsport Clio 172 - new project/toy

Been a while since I posted anything here as I've been less focused on detailing beyond keeping on top of the daily drivers and I haven't had a garage toy to spend much time on.

I sold /...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 17-03-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,148
Posted By AndyC
Just about to hit 70k in my mark 3 vrs diesel and...

Just about to hit 70k in my mark 3 vrs diesel and it's been spot on. Fuel tank too small and it does guzzle oil (about a litre /1500 miles) but no other niggles whatsoever. Dealer service the best...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-03-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,784
Posted By AndyC
Looks nice mate. Shame about the seats in the...

Looks nice mate. Shame about the seats in the White 1.6 lmfao!!!
Forum: Detailing Chat 31-10-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,537
Posted By AndyC
Blimey, 10 years!!! Didn't see that...

Blimey, 10 years!!!

Didn't see that happening back then chaps. Been a long and occasionally bumpy trip but glad that I was there at the birth.

Here's to the next 10 :)
Forum: The Motoring Zone 29-04-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,768
Posted By AndyC
Not sure which of mine listed below have/had a...

Not sure which of mine listed below have/had a DPF beyond the Skoda and Ford but my only warning light was on the Skoda last summer after a lot of very short trips. Not happened since.

02 Laguna...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-04-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,806
Posted By AndyC
41k to date in a Mk3 vrs TDi and it's a rather...

41k to date in a Mk3 vrs TDi and it's a rather good thing. No issues or headaches beyond the fuel tank being too small.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-04-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,121
Posted By AndyC
Had a memorable play with one on the West...

Had a memorable play with one on the West Berkshire downs a few years back in my old 205.

One of the fastest appreciating modern classics and for the forseeable they'll only head one way too.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 08-04-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,860
Posted By AndyC
Unfortunately we're a hung council but with Maria...

Unfortunately we're a hung council but with Maria Miller as our former MP hardly surprising!

I like a lot of what Andy said above - some very sound ideas.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 08-04-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,860
Posted By AndyC
I think a lot of people will be lookiung at...

I think a lot of people will be lookiung at parties in this way and there's nothing wrong with that - it's what using your vote should be about.

I remember saying to Mrs C after Nick Griffin got...
Forum: Detailing Chat 30-03-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,229
Posted By AndyC
Ditto and we have a few people off already. ...

Ditto and we have a few people off already.

I can leave a bit earlier and be there for teatime if it's till running.

Either way put me down for September 100%.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 30-03-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,893
Posted By AndyC
I travel to North Devon monthly as my eldest...

I travel to North Devon monthly as my eldest lives down there and we stayed in Bude last summer.

The M5 is pretty busy for most of the summer so we left at J27, headed across the A361 then across...
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