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Forum: The Motoring Zone 23-01-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,151
Posted By Andy1972
clutch slipping on a 1.5yr old insignia with 13K...

clutch slipping on a 1.5yr old insignia with 13K on the clock. Answer from local Vauxhall garage was its only covered for 1 year.


90% of the cars on the forecourt were just over 1yr old and in...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 22-01-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By Andy1972
weve got the acti fry, just the 'basic' one. ...

weve got the acti fry, just the 'basic' one.

We don't use anything else now. in terms of 'frying', we spray a couple of sprays of the liquid frylight and bingo, crispy chips. They are quite noisy...
Forum: The Daily News Zone 22-01-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By Andy1972
When are these available?

When are these available?
Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-01-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,215
Posted By Andy1972
Reminds me of that Catherine Tate nan sketch...

Reminds me of that Catherine Tate nan sketch where her grandsons mate fixes the washing machine.... ( google it - NSFW!!)
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 17-01-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,362
Posted By Andy1972
Good write up and a foam I use often but im not...

Good write up and a foam I use often but im not sure how the swipe test really helps. ie is this not more down to the pressure washer than the product?

I think the foam probably helps but id be...
Forum: The Showroom 17-01-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,478
Posted By Andy1972
it kind of reinforces what a lot of people think...

it kind of reinforces what a lot of people think - ie same products made by a choice number of chemical manufacturers and branded according to the resellers requirements.


Its probably the same...
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 16-01-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,803
Posted By Andy1972
I googled it recently and its nationwide lol. We...

I googled it recently and its nationwide lol. We use more data than food in our house
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 16-01-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,803
Posted By Andy1972
I upgraded to max late last year when my fibre...

I upgraded to max late last year when my fibre deal with them was coming to an end. Got it for same price as the standard fibre £30 inc line rental so was happy enough.

Then I found an old letter...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 12-01-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,215
Posted By Andy1972
I agree with this. Cleaning our cars is something...

I agree with this. Cleaning our cars is something we do as we enjoy it ( unless you’re a pro etc). I’d love to do my in-laws cars but they are always in a rush
Forum: Off Topic Chat 11-01-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,215
Posted By Andy1972
Im sure the whole concept of ‘mates rates’ was a...

Im sure the whole concept of ‘mates rates’ was a modern version of the medieval trade of services. Ie the butcher would supply the blacksmith some meat, in return for re-showing his horse etc.

The...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 11-01-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,297
Posted By Andy1972
We got a call to the office last week. It was the...

We got a call to the office last week. It was the court in Northampton about the judgement that had been made against my boss. First he knew about it. They said it was in relation to a charity...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 11-01-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,215
Posted By Andy1972
I think the bigger picture is perceived value. ...

I think the bigger picture is perceived value.

As we all know 99% of people are happy with how they clean their cars. Its got swirls, so what - is the general opinion. The true is keeping your car...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-01-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,879
Posted By Andy1972
you don't see may Xr3's. Its all RS turbos now or...

you don't see may Xr3's. Its all RS turbos now or Xr3i's. Im that generation too. Was the desirable car when I was 17 but I always wanted a Mk1 Astra GTE instead. Closest I got was numerous cavalier...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 11-01-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,297
Posted By Andy1972
I wonder what the percentage of victims is that...

I wonder what the percentage of victims is that are over 50yrs old?

I know id likely spot a scam email (I always check on the 'from' email as a start) but I know my 65yr old mother wouldn't spot...
Forum: Wax Planet 11-01-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,604
Posted By Andy1972
When ive used 8 below, ive used 100ml and its as...

When ive used 8 below, ive used 100ml and its as thick as AG Polar blast (and hangs around on the drive as long!). I think I may cut back on the ratio a bit.
Forum: Detailing Chat 10-01-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 98,019
Posted By Andy1972
Not a particular product but a good place to...

Not a particular product but a good place to start would be the products people ask over and over again and get multiple answers;


Drying towels
Snowfoams (I think there's a superb shampoo...
Forum: The Money And Business Zone 10-01-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,099
Posted By Andy1972
Its a bit like tidying up after teenagers lmao

Its a bit like tidying up after teenagers lmao
Forum: Off Topic Chat 09-01-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By Andy1972
a woman down the street does 'massages' so im...

a woman down the street does 'massages' so im told, which sounds a little suspect. Especially when the husband has now moved out....(not that im a curtain twitcher haha)

You can actually...
Forum: The Money And Business Zone 09-01-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,099
Posted By Andy1972
I would express caution here. Just because a...

I would express caution here. Just because a company is in administration (and it takes a while to get on the companies house website so its been a while) doesn't mean everyone should run around arms...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 08-01-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,640
Posted By Andy1972
For real? That’s amazing

For real? That’s amazing
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-01-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By Andy1972
The only issue with leases (as I found out to my...

The only issue with leases (as I found out to my peril) was that you are tied into the car for that long. eg 24 months. If after 12 months you hate it or have a change in circumstances, they can ask...
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 08-01-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,785
Posted By Andy1972
all independent. Every episode in normal series...

all independent. Every episode in normal series is around 45 mins long and a different story/cast each time. Think twilight zone from the 80's

Bandersnatch Is the same, but a feature length so 1.5...
Forum: The Money And Business Zone 08-01-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,062
Posted By Andy1972
where have you booked? My 'brief' is as...

where have you booked?

My 'brief' is as follows;

Wife - pool and sun
13y son - Culture and something to look at (famous landmarks and not a 2000 yr old olive tree lmao)
8y daughter - all of...
Forum: The Studio 08-01-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,718
Posted By Andy1972
https://divine-automotive.co.uk/sales

https://divine-automotive.co.uk/sales
Forum: The Money And Business Zone 08-01-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,062
Posted By Andy1972
I thought that too but then I had a quick look at...

I thought that too but then I had a quick look at options for May school hols. For the same price (£1k) we could have either;
A 7 day boat holiday on the broads in an older boat
A ferry and cottage...
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