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Old 7th May 2018, 10:58 PM
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Bank holidays that is...

As we were blessed with great weather all weekend I took the opportunity to do something with the 8 that I've been meaning to do for a while. I removed all wheels in turn, jet washed each wheel arch (filthy!!) and painted the discs and callipers, cleaned and polished the inner wheels....took a good few hours but time well spent

I'm sure I'm not the only one who'd consider it so?
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Old 8th May 2018, 07:27 AM
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Bank holidays that is...

As we were blessed with great weather all weekend I took the opportunity to do something with the 8 that I've been meaning to do for a while. I removed all wheels in turn, jet washed each wheel arch (filthy!!) and painted the discs and callipers, cleaned and polished the inner wheels....took a good few hours but time well spent

I'm sure I'm not the only one who'd consider it so?
Thats time well spent, and now you know they are clean inside = tranquil chi and calm OCD
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Old 8th May 2018, 08:40 AM
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Thats time well spent, and now you know they are clean inside = tranquil chi and calm OCD
Sorry, have to correct you. It's CDO not OCD, get the letters in the right order PLEASE!
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Sorry, have to correct you. It's CDO not OCD, get the letters in the right order PLEASE!
Ah! - but shouldn't that be a hyphen rather than a comma after the OCD TLA in your second sentence Mike? And who's doing the correcting?
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So that's the "before" pic... But where's the "after" pic ?





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Bank holidays that is...

As we were blessed with great weather all weekend I took the opportunity to do something with the 8 that I've been meaning to do for a while. I removed all wheels in turn, jet washed each wheel arch (filthy!!) and painted the discs and callipers, cleaned and polished the inner wheels....took a good few hours but time well spent

I'm sure I'm not the only one who'd consider it so?
I really hope that you didn't paint the discs!
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I really hope that you didn't paint the discs!
You know what I meant Jim, the "non contact" areas then, better?
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Jobs done so far - Inlet manifold overhauled , new ATE discs and pads all round, new front grille, new foglight units and foglight grilles, new Longlife tailpipes fitted and centre silencers removed, wheels refurbished, detailed twice and several coats of wax applied

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New Pagid discs now come completely painted. The pads wear the paint off the friction surface as they bed in

IIRC I put a set of four on Big Red so it'll be interesting to see how they are doing six months on
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New Pagid discs now come completely painted. The pads wear the paint off the friction surface as they bed in

IIRC I put a set of four on Big Red so it'll be interesting to see how they are doing six months on
My ATE discs were fully painted too
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Jobs done so far - Inlet manifold overhauled , new ATE discs and pads all round, new front grille, new foglight units and foglight grilles, new Longlife tailpipes fitted and centre silencers removed, wheels refurbished, detailed twice and several coats of wax applied

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