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Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 18-02-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 382
Posted By James_R
Really enjoyed it tbh. I watched Fridays...

Really enjoyed it tbh.

I watched Fridays "The Grand Tour' tonight, immediately before Top Gear.

I said to my son, the first 15 minutes of Top Gear was better than the the majority of the...
Forum: The Showroom 18-02-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By James_R
Love RS Clios :argie: Looking good Kev...

Love RS Clios :argie:

Looking good Kev :thumb:
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 18-02-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,760
Posted By James_R
Just watched it :) THATS AN AMAZING SPACE...

Just watched it :)


THATS AN AMAZING SPACE YOU HAVE CREATED !!! :thumb:

Get some sliding doors over that Laundry area though :D
Forum: Interior & Glass 17-02-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By James_R
Soft brush (like a shoe polish brush) with some...

Soft brush (like a shoe polish brush) with some of the Dr Leather spray bottle cleaner.

Apply and agitate with the brush, then remove excess with a dry MF towel.

Try a couple or three times if...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 16-02-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,714
Posted By James_R
Unfortunately you make your bed and you lie in...

Unfortunately you make your bed and you lie in it.

Irrespective of whether she shows any remorse or not, I think she is suffering from a huge case of 'regret'

She realises what she's done isn't...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 15-02-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,760
Posted By James_R
Nice videos Dave :thumb: Enjoyed them and...

Nice videos Dave :thumb:

Enjoyed them and looking forward to P4 on Sunday :)
Forum: Off Topic Chat 15-02-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,714
Posted By James_R
Let's wish her continued happiness in her...

Let's wish her continued happiness in her extended vacation to Syria :lol:

She wanted to go out there, she can ******* stay there.

The UK is far too tolerant on any mildly sensitive issues to...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-02-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 129,467
Posted By James_R
Hats off to you again Poobah Great work with...

Hats off to you again Poobah

Great work with the electro plating :thumb:
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-02-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By James_R
Graypaul Ferrari/Maserati at Nottingham is worth...

Graypaul Ferrari/Maserati at Nottingham is worth a visit.
They're very welcoming, even if you tell them you're just daydreaming.

Meridien Ferrari at Lyndhurst on the south coast, on the way to...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-02-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,365
Posted By James_R
Thats unusual Jim with the fog lights fitted ...

Thats unusual Jim with the fog lights fitted

Hats off to you for taking the bumper off to fit the bulbs

I've changed mine twice in the last few months.
First time my mate at work fitted them...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-02-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,365
Posted By James_R
Seats look good Jim and no bolster damage to the...

Seats look good Jim and no bolster damage to the drivers side where they typically wear through.
Forum: Autoglym 02-02-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By James_R
A bit of panel wipe or IPA on a cotton bud and...

A bit of panel wipe or IPA on a cotton bud and wipe local only where your stone chip is and fill it in yourself.
Then top over it with Autoglym Rapid Aqua Wax.

It really is a good top up product...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 02-02-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,035
Posted By James_R
One of my cars stays outside and I've got Fusso...

One of my cars stays outside and I've got Fusso coat on it.
You don't get much more hydrophobic than that, but if you want nano I don't know what to suggest.

I gave up with nano stuff after being...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 02-02-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,625
Posted By James_R
Any pads really, nice and soft ones. Sonus...

Any pads really, nice and soft ones.

Sonus SFX2 white polishing pads or Lake Country white/orange polishing pads
Don't spend loads cos you'll only ruin them with paint transfer.

They can be...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 02-02-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,625
Posted By James_R
Done a big of digging for you. From the Miata...

Done a big of digging for you.
From the Miata forums...

"Before 1994, the only two-stage paint was silver. Any clearcoated solid colors are repaints."

Your mates car is a 1990.
And it looks...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 02-02-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,625
Posted By James_R
Holy smoke thats faded :doublesho First...

Holy smoke thats faded :doublesho

First things first you need to establish whether it is single stage or multi stage paint.

If its single stage, it has no lacquer or clear coat on top.
If its...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-02-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By James_R
I vacuum the soft top and clean it with a lint...

I vacuum the soft top and clean it with a lint roller.

If I wash the car once a week, I would only wash the roof once a month at the most.
Generally every 4th wash I'd shampoo the roof.

I have...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-02-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,636
Posted By James_R
Sweet :thumb: Mine's in at Porsche this...

Sweet :thumb:

Mine's in at Porsche this month for Major Service, spark plugs, brake fluid, drive belt and water pump.

I'll be happy to get this one paid for and out the way !! :)
Forum: Projects and Restorations 31-01-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,636
Posted By James_R
Nice updates Rob, Sorry to hear about the...

Nice updates Rob,

Sorry to hear about the exhaust blow, but nice to hear you have picked something nice :thumb:

What's it like to drive around town with the valves shut - i.e as quiet as it can...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 31-01-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,169
Posted By James_R
Hehe Shep looks all set for a nice day out :)

Hehe Shep looks all set for a nice day out :)
Forum: Projects and Restorations 31-01-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,912
Posted By James_R
I think I liked the CR-V and X-Trail because they...

I think I liked the CR-V and X-Trail because they are pretty similar.
I didn't think the Nissan looked any less modern than the Honda.

My wife was looking forward to driving this over the winter...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 26-01-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By James_R
No, just remove the flaky bits and leave any...

No, just remove the flaky bits and leave any sound paint as it is.

Use a PVA wash or diluted mix of paint first to prime all the bits that have flaked off if its back to bare concrete. (did you...
Forum: The Showroom 26-01-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,396
Posted By James_R
I thought this was for sale Dawn ???? Are...

I thought this was for sale Dawn ????

Are you keeping it ?
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-01-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,912
Posted By James_R
And I finally got the last item on my hit list...

And I finally got the last item on my hit list sorted today !!!

Wet sanding and polishing the drivers headlight.
I was reasonably happy with this, though I wish I had gone harder with the P1000,...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-01-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,912
Posted By James_R
CR-V has been running well. I had a stuck on...

CR-V has been running well.

I had a stuck on rear near side caliper before I had new rear discs and pads fitted a few weeks ago.
This week I had a stuck on off-side caliper. :(

Got this freed...
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