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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19230 on: 12 October 2019, 22:40:25 »

Ive never had them off this one before so was expecting something horrific. I was pleasantly surprised to only find treatable surface rust.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19231 on: 13 October 2019, 12:01:07 »

Ive never had them off this one before so was expecting something horrific. I was pleasantly surprised to only find treatable surface rust.


you're deluding yourself: that's a rotten sill that just hasn't got as far as holes. It won't be long......
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19232 on: 13 October 2019, 12:32:12 »

I disagree. Ive used Hydrate 80 on metal like that before and it stopped it in its tracks.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19233 on: 13 October 2019, 12:39:47 »

I disagree. Ive used Hydrate 80 on metal like that before and it stopped it in its tracks.


you're looking at the good side. Rust is always worse than it looks, and covers a bigger area. The time for chemical rust treatments on an Omega was at least 17 years ago. An effective treatment now starts with an angle grinder.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19234 on: 16 October 2019, 13:12:45 »

Idler arm replaced, with judicious use of a BFH.

Going to road test it after lunch, hopefully will be a noticeable improvement. I think the old bush had been manufactured from Jesus' sandals judging by the state of it...!
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19235 on: 16 October 2019, 13:27:47 »

Took the CLS500 for an MOT. Was a bit nervous being the first time with this car. But it passed with flying colours with no advisories and even commented on how good everything is. They liked the V8 sound it makes an all  8) :y
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19236 on: 16 October 2019, 16:06:19 »

 Just picked the Monaro up from the paintshop.
Had a scratch on the drivers skirt(I did that) and a scuff on nearside of front bumper.
Got to make it look good as its on show at the NEC next month
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19237 on: 16 October 2019, 17:55:04 »

Drove it to the Edgeware Road and back, to keep the tinterweb running for most of you.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19238 on: 16 October 2019, 19:39:20 »

Took the CLS500 for an MOT. Was a bit nervous being the first time with this car. But it passed with flying colours with no advisories and even commented on how good everything is. They liked the V8 sound it makes an all  8) :y
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Always great a straight pass & got to agree the sound of a V8 is music to a petrolheads ears.😀

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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19239 on: 17 October 2019, 14:03:55 »

Had four new tyres fitted to the RRS as I was tired of pumping up with two with nails in them .. plus the PO had fitted four totally different tyres ::)

4 x General Grabber AT 3 in 275/45R20 110V for 680, fitted, from Tyres Northampton (plus 80 for geo front & rear). Ride is transformed having gone from 40 profile to 45, and they are M&S tyres so a decent compromise for road, off-road and winter use.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19240 on: 17 October 2019, 15:20:27 »

These are not just tyres, they are M&S tyres.
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19241 on: 17 October 2019, 15:56:23 »

These are not just tyres, they are M&S tyres.

 ;D ;D

I also went to the M&S cafe for lunch while they were fitted..  :D
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19242 on: 17 October 2019, 16:58:35 »



got to agree the sound of a V8 is music to a petrolheads ears.😀


the sort of heavy metal played by a bad pub band. European V8s are particularly bad. Why do they make such an awful racket?
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19243 on: 17 October 2019, 18:41:04 »



got to agree the sound of a V8 is music to a petrolheads ears.😀


the sort of heavy metal played by a bad pub band. European V8s are particularly bad. Why do they make such an awful racket?


😀😃😄😁😆😅😂
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Re: So what have you done to your car today?
« Reply #19244 on: 17 October 2019, 18:43:47 »

Washed & polished the Range Rover in glorious sunshine back in the garage before the rain started..😁
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