lockeyboy

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  1. After seeing @Farquis shining Gs450h is always planned on getting my car corrected they (autobrite) had it this week for three days, £280, and what was a car made up of more of swirls than I remember seeing, and multiplying every second look, was transformed into a rather nice clean car two stage polish, some manual effort involved where paint has been repaired and was too hard for machining, and a water based ceramic coating then within hours, my neighbours building work took effect, the car is now covered, or as I am now pretending, covert.
  2. Yes i was assuming (possibly incorrectly) that a gs would be cheaper
  3. WHat is the insurance cost difference?
  4. If your lights were like mine, almost original, and you fancy an upgrade, my side light went out, so I thought I'd change all four. so I read the tutorials, seemed pretty easy, got two Philips racing vision headlights and some white sidelights. then found my lights were quite brittle, and do take a firm hand in removing. One clip broke on the side light requiring bonding. I also found out that the bulb wasn't out and it's actually the side light connections that are a bit temperamental. Any suggestions? Happy with the result though, I might end up replacing the deteriorating plastic units at some point Total cost £26 plus the worry that anything plastic would break at any moment, and the need to sort the connectors for the side lights
  5. Gs450h paint correction

    Very pleased, will be interesting to see what the ceramic coating does and how long it lasts. I'm told I can wax it, but in theory it just needs a wash and dry when cleaning it its just dust, lots and lots and lots of dust
  6. Fantastic colour good choice
  7. Personal car that he drives from Surrey to stoke for a service ? i am becoming more and more cynical as I get older
  8. Sounds like a manual?
  9. Maybe where the police filled in holes drilled to put their kit in? not sure the owner is right with the unmarked description, unless they were hiding in plain sight...
  10. http://m.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C911707 had its belt done although it is in NI
  11. Dean I'm in Newcastle under lyme or Stafford during the week if you want to try one of mine?
  12. Has anyone done anything to theirs? ive looked at threads on bulb changing, window tinting and wheel refurbishing, but has anyone put new wheels on for example?
  13. Can the back seats be removed as they can in a 400?
  14. Car tracker

    Anyone have one they'd recommend? ideally I'd want to be able to use an app (apple) and have the potential to cover multiple cars i remember reading something here around a kill-device which could also be invoked remotely via app?
  15. Did you get them sealed ? And if so what with?
  16. S reg on auto trader £800 id ignore the mileage my mk3 with 86k drives the same as my mk4 with 144k although both will require suspension fixes at the front which the auto trader model looks like it's already had done
  17. Mechanic Damaged My 220d

    Hi Martin Playing devils advocate wasn't the car already faulty when it was delivered to him? youre suggesting now it's worse after his (current mechanics) efforts? I don't understand why lexus haven't been able to pinpoint this?
  18. Also a white one this week although I've also seen a white one driving out of a property nearby, the previous week. Not the best colour but I'll never have the dilemma of having to choose!
  19. Beautiful ISF for sale

    Plenty of parking at your house then!
  20. It's listed as ex police car, humberside being the first and only previous owner nice price assuming it didn't do 60k miles at 140mph in 3rd around hull.
  21. Renewed to gold member

    Halfords discount is my current favorite add that to their offers, for example 3 for 2 on meguairs cleaning products, you'll save your membership fee in weeks! and have a very clean car!
  22. Marked as a diesel on the mot checker and only a couple of mots are there???
  23. Lovely colour car like you say there's plenty to be re used assuming the engine is kaput guessing a breaker will collect this very soon
  24. Beautiful ISF for sale

    How much for the peanuts??? lovely car @DT_Racing very attractive price