Shed of the week

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Post by richardd1652 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 11:24 pm

Couldnt wait till the morning so my pal squeezed her in this evening at the garage and apart from a little water leak coming from the pump, job sorted for now plus weve wound up the fuelling and turbo actuater thingy so she goes like shit off a stick now, proper kick when the turbo winds up .Changed the fuel filter and housing as that was leaking and instead of taking a couple of goes to start ,she starts 1st crack as well so a good evening out at the garage.
Burnt off a boy racer Clio on the way home ,he must have got a shock when i left him for dead at the lights :lol:
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Post by Paul296 » Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:45 am

Thats not a shed - it's got potential. Some nice wheel trims and 20 bottles of Tcut . . . a concourse star is born!

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Post by Tim Leech » Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:09 am

Paul296 wrote:Thats not a shed - it's got potential. Some nice wheel trims and 20 bottles of Tcut . . . a concourse star is born!
Haha that's how I started. can Imagine the size of the smoke cloud you left behind, I expect the clio man was blinded!
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Post by richardd1652 » Sat Apr 02, 2011 5:37 pm

I giggled all the way home. :lol:
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Post by richardd1652 » Fri Apr 08, 2011 8:05 pm

Im going to give the "Red Shed" a makeover. I rubbed i little patch with compound this evening and within seconds a lovely shiny red patch appeared through the grot.Wont get chance over the weekend as its Libby,s 1st birthday tomorrow but will post pictures of polishing progress shortly.
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Post by Tim Leech » Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:51 pm

richardd1652 wrote:Im going to give the "Red Shed" a makeover. I rubbed i little patch with compound this evening and within seconds a lovely shiny red patch appeared through the grot.Wont get chance over the weekend as its Libby,s 1st birthday tomorrow but will post pictures of polishing progress shortly.
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BX porn to me that is! :lol:

My friend bought a "PINK" AX Debut once, after a day cleaning the difference was unbelievable! :shock:
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Post by rayfenwick » Fri Apr 08, 2011 11:00 pm

Happy Birthday Libby, and happy polishing Richard! :)
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Post by richardd1652 » Sat Apr 09, 2011 12:03 am

Thanks guys.
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Post by richardd1652 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 2:50 pm

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"Red Shed" has had a minor makeover today with a compound and polish, bumpers painted with bumper paint and a set of cheapy hubcaps(has anyone got some TGD trims?)
Still a shed but now i think looks more presentable.
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Post by Tim Leech » Mon Apr 11, 2011 8:10 pm

Looking better mate, spend the day cleaning my newest aquisiton today, I have "machine polishers" elbow now! :lol:
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Post by rayfenwick » Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:41 pm

No longer "the red shed" . Congratulations! :)
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Post by Paul296 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:45 pm

Ooo 'ello - 'Red Shed' you SHALL go to the ball! Looking good - it's amazing what a little T-cutLC will do =D>
I have to say I'm a great proponent of car valetting products - of which I possess an unhealthy knowledge - I really do need to get out more!

Is that the ZX you're busy 'tartin' up' Tim? As nice as you hoped?

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Post by Tim Leech » Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:12 am

Yes Paul, valeted yesterday, service and cambelt tomorrow, plus a few "little" jobs.
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Post by Defender110 » Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:23 am

You've ruined the 'Shed look' :?: :( , I thought it was on it's way to being a genuine ratter.
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Post by richardd1652 » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:46 pm

It drives so nicely that i thought out of interest i,d just rub the corner of the bonnet with compound, you know as you do at 11pm at night and it came up quite well so i decided to give it the makeover.Its never going to be a minter as theres scratches and dinks all over the place but im less worried about driving her past police cars now :lol:
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