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She passed!!!!

Post by Mothman » Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:30 pm

Took the TXD in for its MOT this morning, a few weeks early in case there were any problems and she passed just fine. Other than fitting a new exhaust system a few weeks ago did nothing to her. Old exhaust had been on her since i got her 6 years ago, was bodged but fell off so had to be done. Promised her a full service if she did pass so thats tomorrows job.

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Post by saintjamesy89 » Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:49 pm

Sounds like an incentive for her to pass if there ever was one! Congrats.
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Post by Mickey taker » Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:59 pm

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Post by Defender110 » Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:04 pm

Excellent, good value for money these BX's aren't they? :wink:
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Post by Mothman » Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:05 pm

Cheers guys, the old girl is especially lucky today as ive just done the service, oil, and all filters a day earlier than promised.

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Post by Tim Leech » Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:27 pm

Grenman wrote:Cheers guys, the old girl is especially lucky today as ive just done the service, oil, and all filters a day earlier than promised.

Andy
T Cut and Polish next? :wink:
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Post by Mothman » Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:40 pm

Tried the T cut Tim, dosnt touch the yella stuff at all. Any ideas?

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Post by Tim Leech » Fri Feb 24, 2012 7:12 pm

Grenman wrote:Tried the T cut Tim, dosnt touch the yella stuff at all. Any ideas?

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She passed !!!!

Post by bx petrol auto saloon » Fri Feb 24, 2012 9:26 pm

Dear Andy.
Well done Andy :D :wink:
So what is the yellow stuff on the paintwork then Andy :?: If you let
me know what it is Andy :?: Is it tree sap :wink:
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Post by Tim Leech » Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:09 pm

Its yellow spray paint! :shock:
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Post by Defender110 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:22 am

body shops generally use 3 different grades of cutting pastes, a course grade will get it off follwed by a smooth grade to bring up a nice shine.
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Post by Paul296 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 1:33 am

Defender110 wrote:body shops generally use 3 different grades of cutting pastes, a course grade will get it off follwed by a smooth grade to bring up a nice shine.
..that_

Cutting compounds are the way to go but it'll be very difficult not to bugger up the lacquer coat - assuming it has one. Re-lacquering isn't really a problem though and easy enough to 'polish in'.

The only kind of thinner that would touch it is cellulose thinner - I wouldn't use that, or - OUCH!! :shock:

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Post by tim » Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:05 pm

I've got some rubbing compound, give that a try.

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Post by Mothman » Sat Feb 25, 2012 1:11 pm

tim wrote:I've got some rubbing compound, give that a try.
OK bud, you are on.

Ile give it a go.

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Post by Mickey taker » Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:08 pm

I think Tim and the other experts here should organize a valeting and bodywork master class at Stratford this year .



You could use my car to demonstrate on if you like :lol:
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