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Forum: The Motoring Zone 14-01-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,033
Posted By percymon
2.2d engine proved pretty reliable in the early...

2.2d engine proved pretty reliable in the early LR Discovery Sports with many cars over 100k miles with no issues; far better than the disasterous Ingenium 2,0d engines (not helped by the exhaust...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-01-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By percymon
The 1.5dci is quite a peppy engine - had one for...

The 1.5dci is quite a peppy engine - had one for a few days a few years back as a courtesy car, ride was a bit firm but the cornering was OK given the type of car; was actually quite fun to drive...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-01-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By percymon
Like the contrast arches (very BMW mini!) - the...

Like the contrast arches (very BMW mini!) - the alloys are a bit bling, but other than that its somethiing that'd sell well in the UK
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 07-01-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By percymon
Recorded it, so will watch it when i get chance -...

Recorded it, so will watch it when i get chance - the format needed a little change, it was getting tedious, particularly the last US based series (although i quite liked Ant tbh)
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-01-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By percymon
Mini Countryman (and maybe Clubman) available in...

Mini Countryman (and maybe Clubman) available in various engines/trims as 4WD models.

My old Countryman SD AWD could go anywhere sensible on its winter tyres
Forum: Off Topic Chat 06-01-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,248
Posted By percymon
Wife and I don’t buy for each other, we buy what...

Wife and I don’t buy for each other, we buy what we want when we want it lol!

Treated myself to a couple of Technic kits, Land Rover Defender and the Porsche 911 RSR; both built now but kept me...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 05-01-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,474
Views: 425,493
Posted By percymon
Omega did a good job on the mid-size, scaling...

Omega did a good job on the mid-size, scaling wise it all seems well executed to the smaller case size. I still have a page ripped from the omega brochure at the time with the UK list price of £750...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 23-12-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,479
Posted By percymon
At this time of year then I’d go with BSD as...

At this time of year then I’d go with BSD as well, wash and rinse the car then one spray of BSD onto your drying towel per panel, wipe over as a drying aid, no need to buff off..

Great stuff until...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 20-12-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,297
Posted By percymon
About 3 years ago we agreed not to spend on each...

About 3 years ago we agreed not to spend on each other - if we want something during the year, we go out and buy it (being rational most of the time lol!).

Instead we give to two charities each,...
Forum: The Showroom 11-12-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By percymon
I hope the previous owner paid your friend to...

I hope the previous owner paid your friend to take it from them - what a state
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-12-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,270
Posted By percymon
Great result - i bet there's not any better...

Great result - i bet there's not any better commuting tool for £400 and a bit of effort.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 10-12-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,474
Views: 425,493
Posted By percymon
Todays wrist shot - owned this over 20 years from...

Todays wrist shot - owned this over 20 years from new, it was a bit small back then, and it still too small to my eyes

https://i.postimg.cc/gjrCxpvM/A0FE19D2-0C67-4114-BC50-A5424541521F.jpg...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-12-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,758
Posted By percymon
One of my university friends had one back in the...

One of my university friends had one back in the day - he drove it like he stole it, but boy could it handle, such a great tool darting about in the city.

Good luck

I suspect it'll have had a...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-12-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,850
Posted By percymon
HUUUUUUGGGGGGEEEEEE list of prizes - well done...

HUUUUUUGGGGGGEEEEEE list of prizes - well done admin, and many thanks to the sponsors :thumb::thumb::thumb:
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 05-12-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,567
Posted By percymon
Well you're not alone.. ...

Well you're not alone..

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-50673491
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 05-12-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,025
Posted By percymon
Somewhat depends on the quality of your LSP, once...

Somewhat depends on the quality of your LSP, once a few beads join together they generally run off the roof.

Carnauba waxes are probably better at controlled beads than polymer/ceramics..
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 04-12-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 49,052
Posted By percymon
Buying a few bits a week means you don't notice...

Buying a few bits a week means you don't notice the overall spend so much - trouble is the wife sees a steady stream of parcels coming !
Forum: The Gaming Zone 02-12-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,112
Posted By percymon
My son has had his XBox one for 6+ years now, and...

My son has had his XBox one for 6+ years now, and he's not once considered changing to a PS4 or other system; once you are on a format, you are pretty much in for many years. Good deals on XBox One...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-12-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,349
Posted By percymon
[quote=Ste T;5594025]Gtechniq C2 v3 Liquid...

[quote=Ste T;5594025]Gtechniq C2 v3 Liquid Crystal Spray had dropped in price now.
£17.92 free delivery - quote]

Now £13.20 delivered - thanks for the link :thumb::thumb::thumb:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-12-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,270
Posted By percymon
Nice project, and if all else fails there must be...

Nice project, and if all else fails there must be over a grand in parts sales.
Forum: The Daily News Zone 27-11-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By percymon
Had to do a second take when walking past the...

Had to do a second take when walking past the Lego store at the weekend - 4' long Imperial Star Destroyer in the window display.

Some very impressive kits of late from Lego, Apollo 11 rocket,...
Forum: The Daily News Zone 22-11-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By percymon
Apart from a bit of Aston visual in the front...

Apart from a bit of Aston visual in the front face, the rest could be a Macan, Cayenne, F-Pace etc etc

Hope for S.Wales they make some decent sales, but they're 5 years too late and £50k too...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-11-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,474
Views: 425,493
Posted By percymon
Several dial colours were available, two tone...

Several dial colours were available, two tone silver blue being the more common ones. I moved mine on after a short ownership period, just wasn't big enough for my fat wrist !

This arrived...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 13-11-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,917
Posted By percymon
Tyres are your only contact patch on the road, so...

Tyres are your only contact patch on the road, so buy the best and most suitable tyre you can to suit your size and budget.

Everyone has their view, and locality does have a bearing, but in Wales...
Forum: The Daily News Zone 12-11-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,252
Posted By percymon
Excellent support from the sponsors as always for...

Excellent support from the sponsors as always for the Christmas draw - got my fingers and toes crossed this year :)
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