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Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-10-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 28,195
Posted By kentphil
I think you may have a profitable verture in the...

I think you may have a profitable verture in the making there with the custom holders.

Great work with the car so far :thumb:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-09-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 43,217
Posted By kentphil
Keep smiling if you can mate, my son is having...

Keep smiling if you can mate, my son is having the same issue with a BMW dealer he has bought an M5 from, they agreed to recut the diamond cut rims as part of the sale deal, but after the first...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-08-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 229,218
Posted By kentphil
That is a very clever bit of improvisation with...

That is a very clever bit of improvisation with that tool there.

Do you get any signs of the centre of the hole saw where the bolt passes through of it trying to collapse or did it hold up ok?.
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-07-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 138,263
Posted By kentphil
If that badge is not bolted or pinned through the...

If that badge is not bolted or pinned through the box in any way, then it's 2 or 3 minutes with a length of strong fishing line and it should be off unless somebody used superglue.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 18-07-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,186
Posted By kentphil
When you get your backing pad, put a single...

When you get your backing pad, put a single marker line about 2-3mm wide on the edge, then when you use the polisher, you can see if the pad stalls. If it does, you need to let off a bit of pressure...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 14-07-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,479
Posted By kentphil
How about putting a Riv nut insert into the...

How about putting a Riv nut insert into the pillar if you have enough access.

You can even get cheap 90degree angle drive drill attachments for just over a fiver in places like Lidl if access is...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-06-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 113,014
Posted By kentphil
Congrats mate, well done.

Congrats mate, well done.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-06-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 113,014
Posted By kentphil
That is just stunning, I hope you get the mot guy...

That is just stunning, I hope you get the mot guy to wipe his boots before getting in, it looks better than brand new.

One of those "new car smell" air fresheners for atmosphere, and you would...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-06-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 229,218
Posted By kentphil
You may find that you have picked up a bubble in...

You may find that you have picked up a bubble in the ABS pump, depending on how much of the system was vented to atmosphere.

It is quite a simple fix though, you just need something like VCDS to...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-03-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 113,014
Posted By kentphil
Really good work. If you need to ever do...

Really good work.

If you need to ever do those trims again, you can buy a tool that makes the job a lot easier to handle. I've put a link up, but it's just to show what I mean, as they come in...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-02-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 113,014
Posted By kentphil
Stunning, you are a very talented person indeed. ...

Stunning, you are a very talented person indeed.

I bet you feel very proud of your efforts.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 06-02-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,125
Posted By kentphil
If you look in the link I posted, it will be a...

If you look in the link I posted, it will be a green one or a black one on the hose end itself. The kit will have instructions on what one to use on a "C" series. I have a C125 Centinal myself and...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 01-02-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,672
Posted By kentphil
I had this when I first had my gauge, and I...

I had this when I first had my gauge, and I eventually found it was down to the sequencing of the buttons in the process that I was doing slightly wrong. I watched the vid about 3 times, and then...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 31-01-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,672
Posted By kentphil
Whilst this is not the best video for commentry,...

Whilst this is not the best video for commentry, I used it to good effect to get my 156 extremely well dialled in to the shims. It might help you too - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zbbfp_HzHnE
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-11-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 138,263
Posted By kentphil
Thanks, I guess I have a job now for the first...

Thanks, I guess I have a job now for the first dry day :)

I think an Avensis could be on the cards as the next car, yours just looks better after each post.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 24-09-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 138,263
Posted By kentphil
The actual bone started to properly heal in about...

The actual bone started to properly heal in about 5 weeks, but I kept thinking they had healed enough, and I would move to an angle they didn't like and they would kick back at me.

The first time...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 24-09-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 138,263
Posted By kentphil
Sorry to hear about the ribs and back, take it...

Sorry to hear about the ribs and back, take it easy and chill - ribs mend when they are ready and can't really be rushed. I broke one last year, so know what you're going through.

Get well soon,
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-09-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 138,263
Posted By kentphil
Will probably work just as well, just take a...

Will probably work just as well, just take a fraction longer. In that case, turn the speaker upside down on the mdf sheet, draw round it, and cut to size with the jigsaw. You might even find it just...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-09-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 138,263
Posted By kentphil
If you own, or you know someone who possesses a...

If you own, or you know someone who possesses a woodworking router, you could cut out the old speaker, double sided tape the plastic mount to a sheet of mdf, and with a straight cut bit, use it to...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-09-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 138,263
Posted By kentphil
If you want to find the source rather than cure...

If you want to find the source rather than cure everything, you could try a method that my old bodyshop foreman used to use tracing leaks, and that is to mix a small amount of food colouring into a...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-09-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 138,263
Posted By kentphil
Does the standard radio come with any kind of...

Does the standard radio come with any kind of digital signal processing so that you can tailor what speakers get the appropriate frequencies at all?.

Also meant to say earlier, stunning...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-09-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 138,263
Posted By kentphil
No problem, you can reduce the risk if you add a...

No problem, you can reduce the risk if you add a small flat washer between the rivet head and the item you want to secure to spread the pull down load.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-09-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 138,263
Posted By kentphil
Not just me then who likes the drinks machine :) ...

Not just me then who likes the drinks machine :)

These might be ok if you have one near you - https://www.toolstation.com/shop/Screws+%26+Fixings/d90/Rivets/sd1990/Dome+Head+Rivet/p64982

Or...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-09-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 138,263
Posted By kentphil
If you have a local trade screw and hardware...

If you have a local trade screw and hardware supplier near you, you can buy extended nose rivets - usually in quantities of 10 at a time which should sort your issue and fit your new gun.
Forum: Bilt Hamber 15-03-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,222
Posted By kentphil
I have been using it since it was launched, and...

I have been using it since it was launched, and it is a very good product for keeping the winter corrosion at bay.

I have also been using it every second weekend after I clean my wheels during my...
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