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Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-04-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,172
Posted By percymon
Not much to report.. Went for a 25 mile...

Not much to report..

Went for a 25 mile drive yesterday and no apparent issues with coolant or anything else. Added £35 of Shell V Power and a shot of Redex, already the engine feels perkier and...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-04-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By percymon
I think for many Zoe drivers your figures are...

I think for many Zoe drivers your figures are about right, but I have a neighbour with a 41kwh Zoe who commutes to Bristol daily, almost all the journey is fast dual carriageway or motorway. In the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-04-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By percymon
Your journey is easily achieved in a Leaf 30kw...

Your journey is easily achieved in a Leaf 30kw model, which were all outright battery purchase so no worries about advertised cars being possibly on flex. Tekna trim gets you leather and heated...
Forum: Help..! 16-04-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By percymon
Are you depressing the trigger handle whilst...

Are you depressing the trigger handle whilst switching on at the machine ?
Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-04-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,561
Posted By percymon
Very nice job on the wheels

Very nice job on the wheels
Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-04-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,598
Posted By percymon
There's a few on Gumtree, which may also be...

There's a few on Gumtree, which may also be advertised elesewhere - i'd be surprised if you didnt know about any of these..

2014 liquid yellow, 49k miles £13250 Edwinstowe, Notts

2013...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-04-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,172
Posted By percymon
Quick investigation this afternoon showed one of...

Quick investigation this afternoon showed one of the original hose spring clips , radiator top hose, had sheared throughly on the underside. With no Ford or decent parts places open I resorted to a...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 12-04-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,570
Posted By percymon
Fingers crossed - just happened to notice the...

Fingers crossed - just happened to notice the 'customer uploaded' gallery seems to be about 85% left hand drive cars; assume the Stoke On Trent Address is a UK distributor / franchise
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 11-04-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By percymon
Think some of those items are symptomatic of...

Think some of those items are symptomatic of properties owned by old folk, and the tactics been empty for over a year (presumably withi the heating turned off or at best on very low. Damp could be an...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-04-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By percymon
Oh god, yet another video game dashboard - bring...

Oh god, yet another video game dashboard - bring back proper dials pleeeeeeaaaaassssssseeeeeee
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-04-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,533
Posted By percymon
As frustrating as things are, your patience might...

As frustrating as things are, your patience might be the absolutle correct approach - what you don't want is either..

1. a rush job to shut the customer up, which you'd then accept as you'd had...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-04-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By percymon
Much better than the Rapid, Audi A3 esque in the...

Much better than the Rapid, Audi A3 esque in the rear quarter profiles (hardly surprising!)

Competitive pricing, but why all the technology than most buyers of this model won;t be interested in.
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-04-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,262
Posted By percymon
Wow - trading standards and any bodyshop...

Wow - trading standards and any bodyshop association I'm sure would be interested in those photographs. Absolutely shocking; let's hope the owners do the right thing and fully compensate you for...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 04-04-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,687
Posted By percymon
Only issue with some of the comparison sites is...

Only issue with some of the comparison sites is that you have to tick/untick boxes to see all suppliers, rather than just those that the comparison sites will handle the switch for.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 04-04-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,172
Posted By percymon
I'm certainly not complaining ! The oil...

I'm certainly not complaining !

The oil change is pretty easy, albeit access is a little fiddly within the gear change plastic box where the drain and fill plugs sit. Driveshaft seals are not...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-04-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,172
Posted By percymon
Well the peace and quiet didn’t last long. ...

Well the peace and quiet didn’t last long. Whilst swapping the reverse gear sensor on the gearbox I could see evidence of oil seepage from the driveshaft seal. At this stage it wasn’t obvious...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-04-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 98,832
Posted By percymon
Blooming lovely !! Did you consider painting...

Blooming lovely !!

Did you consider painting the grab handles and sun visors black with the vinyl paint used previously ?
Forum: Off Topic Chat 03-04-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 389,719
Posted By percymon
I'd also see what you can negotiate off the rrp...

I'd also see what you can negotiate off the rrp in the UK via high street retailers.

And there are the TAG outlet stores too, so dependent upon model you may be find you can 'save' 30% off the rrp...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 03-04-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 603
Posted By percymon
Never had anything but perfect deliveries via...

Never had anything but perfect deliveries via DPD, I have a number of drivers who cover my area (red DPD logo, never had the corporate blue logo DPD drivers) and all are bang on time slot and...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-04-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,570
Posted By percymon
There are plenty of sellers of the same mats on...

There are plenty of sellers of the same mats on DHGate - whether they have the patterns for all models is open to enquiry i guess..
...
Forum: The Daily News Zone 03-04-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By percymon
Indeed. As for the tech.. tech...

Indeed.

As for the tech..

tech includes FordPass Connect embedded modem, 12.3-inch digital cluster, wireless charging, SYNC 3 with 8-inch touchscreen, B&O Sound System
•Lane-Keeping System...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-04-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,351
Posted By percymon
Nice bit of luck with the donor - looks to be...

Nice bit of luck with the donor - looks to be quite a few interior bits there that you could swap over to the compact too, and plenty to sell on to recover funds :thumb:

Can't understand someone...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-04-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,533
Posted By percymon
I’m just hoping he’s not going bankrupt and your...

I’m just hoping he’s not going bankrupt and your car ends up being impounded there. Trouble with these place is that if you push them they’ll probably do a rush job and send it out substandard
Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-04-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 73,658
Posted By percymon
Much better :thumb:

Much better :thumb:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 29-03-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,172
Posted By percymon
Whilst waiting for the coolant tank to arrive I...

Whilst waiting for the coolant tank to arrive I did a little more googling to better understand the cooling system, especially as I've never heard the cooling fan run.

Air con cars have the...
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