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What have you done to your car today?

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Post by lowrider » Sun Nov 14, 2021 4:48 pm

I had previously used wool wash to shampoo my hood. I decided to try Meguiars convertible shampoo this time and I am more than pleased my 18 year old hood looks new very satisfied.

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Post by Tango22 » Sun Nov 14, 2021 5:54 pm

MikeyH wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 12:27 am That looks really nice, is it easy to do or did you need to dismantle the whole console?
Cheers!!! Yes, fairly easy. First of all, prise the leather gearstick gaiter up at a corner and pop it off. Doesn't need to come all the way off just off the plastic part as you can thread the gaiter through the plastic part as you remove it. Then the plastic gear stick surround pops off its clips - I used a small trim removal tool to get underneath it and prise it up. Take your time to avoid breaking any tabs underneath.

The hazard/locking button block pushes out from the back towards you then you can either disconnect it from the wiring block (I found mine wouldn't budge) or again, turn it on its side and squeeze it through. The small flat/curved piece further down nearer the handbrake will just slide out if you push gently down and forward.

Hope that helps!
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Post by MikeyH » Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:12 pm

Thank you, sounds not to bad to do, might give it a go when I have more time. :thumbsup:
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Post by Zedebee » Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:22 pm

Installed “individual” dashboard trim today (to go with the wheels lol). Centre console will have to wait as it’s a bit more involved.
I never noticed how many alu/silver trim pieces there were in the cabin before I did this; I might have to change all of them. :(
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Post by ronk » Thu Nov 18, 2021 9:58 pm

The car has been sitting in the garage unused for the last six weeks currently sorned until the springtime.
I thought it was high time the battery charger was clipped on - Its now sitting on a maintenance charge at 12,4v
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Post by jock156 » Sat Nov 20, 2021 11:17 pm

Gave it a clean
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Post by Tango22 » Sat Nov 20, 2021 11:30 pm

jock156 wrote: Sat Nov 20, 2021 11:17 pm Gave it a clean
Stunning Zed. Love the CSL's!!
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Post by jock156 » Sat Nov 20, 2021 11:48 pm

Thanks Buddy! 👍

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Post by wiseguy » Mon Nov 22, 2021 10:10 pm

Installed 2 new hood lift assist struts, 2 new trunk assist struts, took off my front bumper (yikes!), installed 2 new horns, and removed both headlights for moisture removal/drying/new rear seals.

Then, I added this long-contemplated piece: a custom rear windscreen with red LED illumination.

I'll post another photo when I get it wired.

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Post by Mr Tidy » Tue Nov 23, 2021 9:55 pm

Finally collected it from having a 4-wheel alignment to CSL spec.

It turned into a bit of a major operation so I now have new inner and outer track rod ends both sides because the originals were siezed solid and a new N/S rear lower outer ball-joint because the rubber on the existing one was twisted. :(

I'm looking forward to going for a decent drive but initial impression is it feels a bit more playful on the rear - and the steering wheel is now straight!
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Post by Jamturbo » Thu Nov 25, 2021 10:51 am

Wheel alignment on the latest Hunter system.

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Post by TheDan » Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:58 pm

Birds completed an LSD install into a 3.46 donor diff (massive improvement from the 3.07 standard). Not had the chance to "test" the LSD yet if you know what I'm saying...!
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Post by Southwestz4 » Fri Nov 26, 2021 9:49 am

Fitted led strip boot light
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Post by 1536Z4 » Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:03 am

TheDan wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:58 pm Birds completed an LSD install into a 3.46 donor diff
Look forward to the review :evil: How long did they take to fit it ?
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Post by TheDan » Fri Nov 26, 2021 3:02 pm

1536Z4 wrote: Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:03 am
TheDan wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:58 pm Birds completed an LSD install into a 3.46 donor diff
Look forward to the review :evil: How long did they take to fit it ?
Took them around 4-5 hours so popped into London and went to the Natural History Museum to pass some time!

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