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by karlb123
Mon May 28, 2012 12:47 pm
Forum: The Vault
Topic: CANCELLED Suspension Geometry and compression meet. Names
Replies: 48
Views: 2698

Re: Wheel alignment and compression meet. Names only

I've just spoken to G3 and Tony at Wheels in Motion and organised for us to have a club day at WIMs new Milton Keynes facility. In addition to the chance to get your wheels properly aligned a couple of us will also be there doing compression tests. The date for this will be Sunday 2nd September so y...
by karlb123
Sun May 20, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Mr Beetson's RX8 - PROJECT - painting brake callipers page 4
Replies: 63
Views: 2781

Re: Mr Beetson's RX8 - PROJECT - painting brake callipers pa

Yeah I need to wash and finish the other 3 calipers!! Takes an age!! I thought the red/white was kinda Japanese ish :-)

Build one then :-)
by karlb123
Fri May 18, 2012 11:55 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Mr Beetson's RX8 - PROJECT - painting brake callipers page 4
Replies: 63
Views: 2781

Re: Mr Beetson's RX8 - PROJECT THREAD- ft Car PC, Parrot bto

Finished it off today!!
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by karlb123
Fri May 18, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Mr Beetson's RX8 - PROJECT - painting brake callipers page 4
Replies: 63
Views: 2781

Re: Mr Beetson's RX8 - PROJECT THREAD- ft Car PC, Parrot bto

I still need to re-paint the disc fronts red again...I didnt give the paint long enough to set before driving it!
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by karlb123
Fri May 18, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Mr Beetson's RX8 - PROJECT - painting brake callipers page 4
Replies: 63
Views: 2781

Re: Mr Beetson's RX8 - PROJECT THREAD- ft Car PC, Parrot bto

More work on the callipers
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by karlb123
Mon May 07, 2012 2:50 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present
Replies: 2708
Views: 85132

Re: New Car Mid 2012

They got this exact one
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All the toys going on it bar the double clutch & paddle gearbox system.
by karlb123
Sun May 06, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Detailing - Cleaning
Topic: Killer chrome - hmmm
Replies: 24
Views: 1019

Re: Killer chrome - hmmm

Shy auto... yeah. Where was my discount! :-(
by karlb123
Sun May 06, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 22755
Views: 852037

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today?????

fitted reversing camera yesterday....lost a nut somewhere in the rear bumper followed by a small wrench....urgh...luckily after 30 mins of fettling and considering nearly taking whole rear bumper off the wrench fell out... the camera bolts had some grip on the holes drilled in the bumper so used som...
by karlb123
Sun May 06, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present
Replies: 2708
Views: 85132

Re: New Car Mid 2012

Parents got a Veloster Sport in the green. They love it and are glad I picked it out for them to consider. All in all a nice tidy motor with a lot of bells and whistles and a 5 year unlimited mileage warranty to back it up!
by karlb123
Sat May 05, 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: Detailing - Cleaning
Topic: Killer chrome - hmmm
Replies: 24
Views: 1019

Re: Killer chrome - hmmm

Thanks for your concern even though I hadnt bought through you this time - (I didnt know you sold it!!) Least you stand by your customers when they want help =D>
by karlb123
Sat May 05, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: Detailing - Cleaning
Topic: Killer chrome - hmmm
Replies: 24
Views: 1019

Re: Killer chrome - hmmm

Hi I bought it from another retailer, its fine now just didnt want to work on this really dirty and stubborn chrome had to autosol and machine polish it in the end to make a dent.
by karlb123
Thu May 03, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Detailing - Cleaning
Topic: Killer chrome - hmmm
Replies: 24
Views: 1019

Killer chrome - hmmm

I got some..not really impressed yet.... am I missing a trick...how long do you wait till after youve applied it to wipe off?
by karlb123
Wed May 02, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: Social Meets
Topic: Bucks/Beds/Herts/Northants, ** SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE **
Replies: 1098
Views: 40409

Re: Bucks/Beds/Northants meet, MK, *Friday 18 May*

Im in! :-)

50/50 at the momment, I was going to be at cranfield uni that day so nearby but now working from home as parents need someone in to deal with the cavity wall insulation people! #-o
by karlb123
Wed May 02, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 22755
Views: 852037

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today?????

Getting chips away to come Thu and sort some (minor, but to me VERY annoying) scratches and a small dent to my back end inflicted by an impossibly low and practically invisible and evil metal post outside Tesco express which launced an unprovoked attacked on my car. I might do some before during an...
by karlb123
Wed May 02, 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: Aftermarket
Topic: iPhone control through car PC touchscreen
Replies: 2
Views: 303

Re: iPhone control through car PC touchscreen

I am sure I have already have this capability using a $2 app....
by karlb123
Tue May 01, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: Past Social Meets
Topic: Maybe arrange a meet in the Northampton area?
Replies: 11
Views: 389

Re: Maybe arrange a meet in the Northampton area?

Sunday/sat afternoon meet drink meal deal
by karlb123
Tue May 01, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: I Saw You Today At ......
Replies: 11082
Views: 626902

Re: I Saw You Today At ......

I still havent drove past you!
by karlb123
Tue May 01, 2012 1:11 am
Forum: Past Social Meets
Topic: Maybe arrange a meet in the Northampton area?
Replies: 11
Views: 389

Re: Maybe arrange a meet in the Northampton area?

I am not sure if I overfilled :-/ seemed to drive ok...might of been in my mind that top end high rev performance seemed different
by karlb123
Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: Past Social Meets
Topic: Maybe arrange a meet in the Northampton area?
Replies: 11
Views: 389

Re: Maybe arrange a meet in the Northampton area?

Can someone check my oil for me..Ive topped it up but can't get used to this dipstick and it's just annoying me now
by karlb123
Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:47 pm
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present
Replies: 2708
Views: 85132

Re: New Car Mid 2012

My folks looked at a DS3 and walked away after test drive...a lot of money for little in car they said. They are looking at a Veloster Sport tomorrow which has all the bells and whistles going but is £2695 over budget but £3000 cheaper than brand new (ex display model) parents hoping to walk in with...
by karlb123
Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 22755
Views: 852037

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today?????

Added media to my car puter system and tidied up cables. Fixed illuminated gear knob as well.

Systems test

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by karlb123
Sat Apr 28, 2012 12:04 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 22755
Views: 852037

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today?????

Fitted BHR coils, new plugs and leads and de-misted and made a new gasket for rear light!
by karlb123
Sat Apr 28, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: The Other Car..
Topic: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present
Replies: 2708
Views: 85132

Re: New Car Mid 2012

Nigel have you drove- Citroen DS DSTYLE PLUS, Suzki Swift Sport, Kia RIO 3 or Hyundai Veloster Sport? I would be interested to hear your views on these cars comparisions.

Thanks
by karlb123
Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: Past Social Meets
Topic: Maybe arrange a meet in the Northampton area?
Replies: 11
Views: 389

Re: Maybe arrange a meet in the Northampton area?

I am very local so would pop along for the eve for sure! There are a fair few around here

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