What have you done to your car today?

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Post by bigwinn » Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:47 pm

McTyke wrote: Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:40 pm
bigwinn wrote: Mon Oct 19, 2020 3:48 pm Replaced the o-ring in my filler cap

Look at the state of the old one

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Mine failed MOT the other week on that
I think I saw your note and checked mine- good advice
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Post by Big Andra » Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:49 pm

Faffed about a bit more tonight and got the wings off. Hopefully get it all back together tomorrow night.
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Post by True-Blue » Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:49 pm

Replaced the rear disks and pads with Textar, took some time as I was in no rush and it was therapeutic after a heavy period of exam study....

I was thinking about painting the callipers, but in the end I just cleaned them up with a wire brush drill attachment and coated them in Gtechniq C5.... made the metal darken a shade, but it was mainly to see if it helps prevent corrosion & brake dust build up

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I’m quite liking the ‘naked’ look :?
E89 20i in VO with factory Black roof 8)

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Post by Weston Matt » Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:13 am

Also liking the naked look. Almost looks like a shadow chrome :thumbsup:

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Post by mgrlane » Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:49 pm

Cheeky little fog light tint.
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Post by Jfgoldfish » Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:42 pm

mgrlane wrote: Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:49 pm Cheeky little fog light tint
Much better. :thumbsup:
I will have to do mine now!
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Post by mgrlane » Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:48 pm

Jfgoldfish wrote: Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:42 pm
mgrlane wrote: Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:49 pm Cheeky little fog light tint
Much better. :thumbsup:
I will have to do mine now!
Cheers, if you want any links/advice etc just give us a shout. It was my 1st time so it took a while getting it on but it's a simple process getting them out ans cleaning them down etc.

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Post by Jfgoldfish » Thu Oct 22, 2020 6:04 pm

mgrlane wrote: Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:48 pm give us a shout
Yes please. I would definitely appreciate a link to the film you used. :thumbsup:
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Post by mgrlane » Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:04 pm

Jfgoldfish wrote: Thu Oct 22, 2020 6:04 pm
mgrlane wrote: Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:48 pm give us a shout
Yes please. I would definitely appreciate a link to the film you used. :thumbsup:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/261550167903

It was the dark smoke 30cm X 100cm.

The company was VT Customs. Might be worth buying from them direct to save them the eBay fee's with them looking like a small UK based company. I went on their site after purchase to see if there was any more info.

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I am not affiliated with them. They were the 1st one I found on eBay that were not shipping from China.

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Post by True-Blue » Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:09 pm

Weston Matt wrote: Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:13 am Also liking the naked look. Almost looks like a shadow chrome :thumbsup:
I thought once the C5 had cured they would return to a lighter silver metal, but popped out to the garage 5 mins ago and still the same Gunmetal grey colour :thumbsup:
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Post by Zedebee » Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:57 pm

How did you get them out to clean them if you don’t mind?
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Post by ragtopz4 » Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:00 am

Took a scenic country drive to the high country about 160kms from home with a good old pub lunch. In good company with TVR Chimaera, Ferrari 328 GTS and Jaguar E-Type V12
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Post by DSGRNMCM » Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:33 pm

Picked up 2 gear box sump plugs and crush washers from a grumpy BMW Plymouth, not bad £14 all in. But to windy and rainy to work on the car.
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Post by lowrider » Sat Oct 24, 2020 1:21 pm

Treated my hood with two coats of Fabacil proofer. Now sat inside my home looking at the rain beading and running off.

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Post by Big Andra » Sat Oct 24, 2020 1:52 pm

Put it all back together and booked it into the paint shop. Also fitted the gaptech module.
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2003 3.0i se titanium silver
Bilstein B4's & Eibach pro's
Poly bushes
Cruise control
Cup holders
Gaptech
Stubby :thumbsup:

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