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Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-05-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,519
Posted By Ben_W
It's brilliant Danny, honestly. The bits I've had...

It's brilliant Danny, honestly. The bits I've had in it were so crusty it's untrue. The strut top cap things and these brackets didn't even get the wire brush treatment before going in and there was...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 19-05-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,519
Posted By Ben_W
Hubs after a bath in the Deox-C and rinsed with...

Hubs after a bath in the Deox-C and rinsed with the pressure washer...

https://i.ibb.co/Ny1GKLQ/IMG-20190519-131815.jpg (https://ibb.co/rwbXHZT)

https://i.ibb.co/L1spsxx/IMG-20190519-131811.jpg...
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-05-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4,528
Views: 546,970
Posted By Ben_W
These two..... ...

These two.....

https://i.ibb.co/hsbMMtW/IMG-20190518-194329-851.jpg (https://ibb.co/312ssLN)
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-05-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,519
Posted By Ben_W
One of these cars is 18 months old. The other is...

One of these cars is 18 months old. The other is 18 years old. That's why I love detailing.

https://i.ibb.co/hsbMMtW/IMG-20190518-194329-851.jpg (https://ibb.co/312ssLN)
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-05-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 40,177
Posted By Ben_W
In truth, no to the Bluetooth issue. I mentioned...

In truth, no to the Bluetooth issue. I mentioned it at first service and not sure if they updated the Multimedia software but I've never had the issue since. Sorry I can't be of any more help.

As...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-05-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 40,177
Posted By Ben_W
I will do. Hopefully be taking it in next week....

I will do. Hopefully be taking it in next week. They still have to recode the wife's key to the car after the work on the gearbox.

Quite why that required the keys recoding I've no idea.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 18-05-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 40,177
Posted By Ben_W
Rapidly approaching 18 months old and 50k...

Rapidly approaching 18 months old and 50k miles...

Gearbox seems to be ok since the replacement of the mechatronics unit, no further issues.

Starting to pick up a bit of road rash...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-05-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,519
Posted By Ben_W
No, I haven't painted them yet.......hubs and...

No, I haven't painted them yet.......hubs and suspension to do first..

Deox-C ordered today. Should be here tomorrow. Got a plastic box from work, will make a decent tub to dunk the hubs in.
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 13-05-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 856
Posted By Ben_W
As did I!! 100 sounds expensive.....I can't...

As did I!! 100 sounds expensive.....I can't understand why it's so much. Granted, it's not the smallest thing to do but it still sounds expensive....
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 12-05-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 856
Posted By Ben_W
Id honestly be tempted to have the whole thing...

Id honestly be tempted to have the whole thing blasted.....it won't be that expensive and if bits around the edge are failing, it might just be worth doing it anyway.

If nothing else, it give a...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 11-05-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,519
Posted By Ben_W
Thanks Bish! Well, I decided as I had a...

Thanks Bish!

Well, I decided as I had a rusty pair of hubs from the breaker sitting about doing nothing I'd do something to make them a bit more presentable and fit them to the car when the...
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 10-05-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Ben_W
Hubs, prep, finish etc

Guys,

For those of you who've done it, what's the best way to deal with a pair of front hubs in terms of refinishing them?

I've a spare pair for the Xsara knocking about and when I get round to...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-05-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,519
Posted By Ben_W
Yes, they powder coated them. It was a question I...

Yes, they powder coated them. It was a question I asked. They told me they do a large number of shocks and have never had an issue. There were three other sets awaiting collection when I picked mine...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-05-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,519
Posted By Ben_W
Had a message Friday afternoon from the...

Had a message Friday afternoon from the powdercoaters to say the suspension was ready. They had had an issue in that they had no RAL1007 but he'd said he could get pretty close. I collected it today....
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-05-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4,528
Views: 546,970
Posted By Ben_W
A Mk5 Mondeo.....Christ, they are a big car! ...

A Mk5 Mondeo.....Christ, they are a big car!

I owed a mate a favour. He took me and the trailer to pick up the Xsara I broke earlier this year. Deal was I'd polish his Mondeo.

It came up really...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-05-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 50,446
Posted By Ben_W
Have you tried a new switch for the wing mirrors?...

Have you tried a new switch for the wing mirrors?

I'd guess that's a fairly quick and easy swap. Clearly if one of the mirrors moves a bit but only in one direction, it's working to a point. I'm...
Forum: The Music Zone 04-05-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,160
Posted By Ben_W
The Gossip covering Careless Whisper is pretty...

The Gossip covering Careless Whisper is pretty good.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-05-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,519
Posted By Ben_W
As said by Lincolndanny and several others in...

As said by Lincolndanny and several others in this thread earlier, silvers a funny old colour when it comes to paint and painting....and so it's proving to be :rolleyes:

With pretty much every...
Forum: Interior & Glass 30-04-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Ben_W
I just did a pair of headlights on a Mk5 Golf...

I just did a pair of headlights on a Mk5 Golf this weekend...a mate is breaking one and asked if I could do something with the headlights as they were a mess....

Started with 1500 grit and then...
Forum: Interior & Glass 29-04-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Ben_W
Cleaning a light coloured headliner

Guys,

After a little advice please. My friend who lives over the road asked me to have a look at some marks he's picked up on the headliner of his Mk5 Mondeo.

They've recently been away and...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-04-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 39,954
Posted By Ben_W
This has gone ominously quiet.... Dare I ask?

This has gone ominously quiet....

Dare I ask?
Forum: Projects and Restorations 23-04-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 48,430
Posted By Ben_W
OP hasn't logged on for 2.5 years.....November...

OP hasn't logged on for 2.5 years.....November 2016 was the last time.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-04-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 22,648
Posted By Ben_W
That is rather nice. You know what's going...

That is rather nice.

You know what's going to happen now, don't you Kerr? :lol:
Forum: Projects and Restorations 20-04-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,519
Posted By Ben_W
Whilst I managed to correct a lot of the paint...

Whilst I managed to correct a lot of the paint issues first time round, there's been a few bits I've never been happy with and then a couple of areas I never got corrected properly. On a number of...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 20-04-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,519
Posted By Ben_W
Got fed up with this faded sticker.... ...

Got fed up with this faded sticker....

https://i.ibb.co/gtptYX0/IMG-20190330-092107.jpg (https://ibb.co/9yLyPfx)

So removed it....

https://i.ibb.co/hgxWXvb/IMG-20190420-113352.jpg...
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