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Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-03-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By Shiny
That's a car that causes a dilema - do you...

That's a car that causes a dilema - do you reverse it onto your drive so you can look out the window and nod to yourself whilst all the neighbours think "Jeez, what on earth has he bought" or the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-03-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 965
Posted By Shiny
Ah good old street parking. I live in an area of...

Ah good old street parking. I live in an area of terraced houses, built circa 1890, parking on one side of the street in most streets, with houses being turned into HMOs and a constant war over...
Forum: The Insurance Zone 02-03-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By Shiny
The £30 covers the policy cost for an insurer to...

The £30 covers the policy cost for an insurer to indemnify the expenses should the solicitors lose the case. In most cases the solicitors will make a successfuly claim against the third party and...
Forum: The Insurance Zone 02-03-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By Shiny
That's a Legal Defence cover, not all Motoring...

That's a Legal Defence cover, not all Motoring Legal Expenses will include this. Your own Insurers would normally defend any case brought against you by a third party as a result of a motoring...
Forum: The Insurance Zone 02-03-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By Shiny
In summary, it covers the legal expenses...

In summary, it covers the legal expenses potentially incurred in claiming for uninsured losses, such as excess, loss of earnings, hire car costs, personal injury.

If your claim is successful, the...
Forum: The Sports and Fitness Zone 01-03-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By Shiny
To be honest until nature replaces the concrete...

To be honest until nature replaces the concrete paths and roads with soft soil and a lushious grass bed, I'm going to stick to supportive footwear with a bit of shock absorption on my walk to work...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-02-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,083
Posted By Shiny
I've had very good results on my fussy black...

I've had very good results on my fussy black paint with the following -


Britemax Blackwax followed by Britemax Vantage
The Glare system
Blackfire's Fire over Wet Ice Kit (not sure what the...
Forum: Detailing Chat 22-02-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By Shiny
A slightly different approach, i bought a cap and...

A slightly different approach, i bought a cap and sprayed it with Fabsil.

Keeps the rain off my glasses and keeps my head dry when out walking in the rain.
...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 21-02-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By Shiny
Bought one of these last year, rather good for...

Bought one of these last year, rather good for sub £200, ordered with the cover. Out of stock at moment though.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B082R6LPLL

Gas bottles are like rocking horse poo and...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 14-02-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By Shiny
I have to say, that looks very comfy!

I have to say, that looks very comfy!
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 01-02-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By Shiny
I bought my lad this one recently after he did a...

I bought my lad this one recently after he did a bit of looking in them https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B071JL6LLL?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share

They are all pretty similar on Amazon, slightly different...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 28-01-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By Shiny
Am I missing something - £140k for a 5 series...

Am I missing something - £140k for a 5 series BMW?

£140k is a price where you want people to stop in their tracks and admire your motor. Honestly, i'd walk past that and wouldn't even notice it. ...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 28-01-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By Shiny
The design of the grey one is the best for me. ...

The design of the grey one is the best for me. The red one looks like it will be impossible to get in and out of (recalling the day i tried to clamber in and out of a Mk1 Elise with the roof up). ...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-01-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By Shiny
I bet it does on my car :lol: Good old black...

I bet it does on my car :lol: Good old black Honda paint.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-01-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By Shiny
I've always used shampoo though a lance as part...

I've always used shampoo though a lance as part of my wash process. Any shampoo, depends what i've got, normally put in the bottle about the same about as i do with snow foam, then dilute in the...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 22-01-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,555
Posted By Shiny
Lol, next thing you know someone will be wanting...

Lol, next thing you know someone will be wanting a Mercedes as reliable and as well equipped as a Honda ;):lol:
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 21-01-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,641
Posted By Shiny
Apparently you can install Google apps on the...

Apparently you can install Google apps on the latest Chinese phones by allowing third party apps in the settings, or so I have read. I probably won’t get another though. To be fair, the P30 Pro is...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 21-01-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,641
Posted By Shiny
Any Android watch should work. I have the...

Any Android watch should work. I have the Samsung Galaxy paired with my P30 Pro and works a treat. Installed Samsung's fitness app as it is better than Huawei's.

Notifications etc all work and...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 21-01-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,641
Posted By Shiny
I did the switch a couple of years back, there's...

I did the switch a couple of years back, there's not much difference between the two these days, they both pinch off each other.

IOS is better for out the box, but you get what you get. Andriod...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 21-01-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,555
Posted By Shiny
Lol, some of the replies remind me of my reply in...

Lol, some of the replies remind me of my reply in an older thread -
Forum: Bilt Hamber 21-01-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,555
Posted By Shiny
Parma Violets! Although coconut always smelt...

Parma Violets!

Although coconut always smelt nice in a car.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 21-01-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Shiny
Mine's black and when it is shiny, it is shiny...

Mine's black and when it is shiny, it is shiny and when it is not, it is not. lol.

From when i bought it to a more recent picture...

http://www.shiiny.com/images/ATR/7yrs.jpg
Forum: The Motoring Zone 21-01-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,356
Posted By Shiny
I'm going to go against the grain here a bit, the...

I'm going to go against the grain here a bit, the last two cars i sold were modified and, combined with their condition, got double the market value - although the sums involved weren't massive. It...
Forum: The Caravan and Motorhome Zone 18-01-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,301
Posted By Shiny
Unless E&L have improved in recent times, i'd...

Unless E&L have improved in recent times, i'd avoid them like the plague. They've even been mentioned here before - https://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=246308

When I used to...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 12-01-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By Shiny
Here's a fancy answer from my lad. Ratio of...

Here's a fancy answer from my lad.

Ratio of Profit to Price sold at the sale is.
1.2 (20% profit) : 0.8 (20% off of original price)

Divide both sides by 0.8 gives

1.5 (50% profit) : 1...
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