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Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-05-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,564
Posted By percymon
My otherhalf’s R56 Cooper always gave 40+. On a...

My otherhalf’s R56 Cooper always gave 40+. On a steady a road at 50-60 it’d get as high as 48mpg. Neither of us drove it gently , a dragged out at 44 in our hands
Forum: Off Topic Chat 14-05-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By percymon
My sone still visits routeone store in Cardiff...

My sone still visits routeone store in Cardiff for clothing, but they have a massive selection of boards in store, plus all the axle stocks and wheels you could wish for (not that i know what i'm...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 14-05-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 125,088
Posted By percymon
Phil - whilst i'm not familiar with the Nilfisk,...

Phil - whilst i'm not familiar with the Nilfisk, I can at least explain my set up with the Kranzle, and try to suggest how you might want to proceed...

If you want to continue to use the current...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-05-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 28,478
Posted By percymon
I've got my fingers crossed too ! Did a few...

I've got my fingers crossed too ! Did a few miles in it this morning, only to find the coolant level had dropped ca 250ml. I'm hoping this is just down to an awkward air pocket that didn't readily...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-05-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 28,478
Posted By percymon
Well, hopefully a productive day.. As...

Well, hopefully a productive day..

As expected nothing goes as simply as YouTube would have you believe , but sat here with my well earned malt i’m happy with my efforts. Given I’ve never changed...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-05-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 28,478
Posted By percymon
Sigh, 3 weeks later and the next issue has...

Sigh, 3 weeks later and the next issue has surfaced - in fairness until this week it has been faultless and covered ca 400 miles since son's birthday 6 weeks ago.

On saturday the weekly check over...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 08-05-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By percymon
Did you heat the vinyl during application, it may...

Did you heat the vinyl during application, it may be the adhesive needs some heat to activate and adhere to less than optimum surfaces.?

What about hydro dipping ?
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-05-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By percymon
Can't see its going to appeal too much to...

Can't see its going to appeal too much to fleets/company car choosers - would imagine the lease rates will be crippled by the depreciation curve. Might be a decent buy at 2 years old for those...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-05-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By percymon
I thought Nissan had dropped the 370 - that...

I thought Nissan had dropped the 370 - that probably due to the fact I have t seen one on the roads in the last two years ��
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 29-04-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By percymon
Had my Master Touch for ca 4 years, lives outside...

Had my Master Touch for ca 4 years, lives outside year round and its pretty much like new externally - very happy with it, well worth what I paid for it. didnt even look at other brands/models so...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 29-04-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 40,719
Posted By percymon
Looks like an off side front brake air duct to me...

Looks like an off side front brake air duct to me - something else they didn't bother to refit, although a google search suggests they aren't the most secure of items in the fist place..
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-04-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,140
Posted By percymon
16" Aero / Super Aero wheels have been crazy...

16" Aero / Super Aero wheels have been crazy money for a few years.

Not sure on the offset for your car, but these are reasonable money .. ...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 25-04-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By percymon
Happy to help. From looking at photos of the...

Happy to help.

From looking at photos of the boot area of cars on autotrader it seems to be quite common to have a bit of a crease/ledge on the right side third and the curved outline of the wheel...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-04-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 40,719
Posted By percymon
Another option may be to make use of a half...

Another option may be to make use of a half decent relationship you seem to have with the guy working there - maybe there are some items he can resolve for you outside of his normal bodyshop job.
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-04-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 101,711
Posted By percymon
After all that work, I hope you have reset the...

After all that work, I hope you have reset the odometer to zero - no-one is going to believe 220k miles !
Forum: Projects and Restorations 25-04-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 101,711
Posted By percymon
Fantastic to see this come to an end, and a...

Fantastic to see this come to an end, and a quality finish end at that. The green has stood the test of time and with the contrast, painted bodykit its certainly given it some modernity. Interiors...
Forum: The Showroom 25-04-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By percymon
Nice turnaround - hopefully he looks after it a...

Nice turnaround - hopefully he looks after it a little better now he's seen the benefitts of a wash and polish !
Forum: The Motoring Zone 25-04-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By percymon
BMW have lost the plot Lexus rear end ...

BMW have lost the plot

Lexus rear end
Lexus like interior
Chav stripes on the grille

And looking at all the extras in the photos that's a near £50k car - no thanks
Forum: The Motoring Zone 25-04-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By percymon
https://www.fordpartsuk.com/spare-wheel-spacer-foa...

https://www.fordpartsuk.com/spare-wheel-spacer-foam

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F254062640194
Forum: Projects and Restorations 24-04-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 40,719
Posted By percymon
''Pride and Joy'' - what an absolute joke. ...

''Pride and Joy'' - what an absolute joke. ''We're committed to providing a stress-free experience to both new and returning customers."

so sorry to be reading this Chris, can't imagine how...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 24-04-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 40,719
Posted By percymon
I think all of us on here breath a sigh of relief...

I think all of us on here breath a sigh of relief that its back with you and it has paint on it - a lot of us had visions of a half repaired car back on the driveway.

From a distance it looks...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 23-04-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By percymon
Looks like a Mazda 2 that has swallowed a wheelie...

Looks like a Mazda 2 that has swallowed a wheelie bin.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-04-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 28,478
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: 15
Views: 679
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: 15
Views: 679
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...
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