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  1. bigals

    A question for any electricians in the house!

    Have you checked the inside of the switch for any signs of shorting ? Or a dead mouse ?
  2. bigals

    rough bodywork for some testing...

    Black zk kit style bonnet with drivers side cut out for air filter and passenger side cut out for over rail exhaust. Located rg170ll £20
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    Bodywork for sale seiw

    just the new white rear aches still available £180 for the pair , less than 40 % of the new price
  4. In short you still have a duff floor that's going to be more costly to relay 2nd time round than if the work was never done . So your being rather generous but having a free floor for a few years helps compensate
  5. New nose cone and bonnet and swap the rear arches to a contrasting colour could be one low cost option as your parts will sell to recover some costs . Or look out for a unbuilt kit to buy and do a body swap and sell the components after, I have just done a full body swap for arround £1200 including fixings which compaired to a repaint or wrap is good value .
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    Bodywork for sale seiw

    now on ebay numbers below 142966224117 142966211778 142966250537 142967783585 142966192419
  7. bigals

    Washing/cleaning. Waterless wash?

    I just use a hose but with the tap only turned on a little to reduce the flow then a bucket and sponge with normal car shampoo followed by a quick dry with a microfiber . Then if I feel like it a quick wax or polish . I find for scratches old fashioned t-cut works well .
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    Bodywork for sale seiw

    24cm wide, measured from side to side at the top at the widest part so guessing that they are standard
  9. bigals

    Bodywork for sale seiw

    I have a selection of bodywork for sale all zk style. Black nose cone painted with cut outs for a antiroll bar some small stress fractures but quite presentable Black zk bonet cut outs for air filter on the right-hand side and over rail exhaust on the left Black Rear removable rear wings with arch protectors . Race condition - note round lights cut in from behind Black zk windscreen filet White new zk boot box never fitted New zk kit detachable arches never fitted in white 24cm wide Sensible offers please . I am not expecting a huge amount for the old bodywork but would like a fare price for the as new items. Collection from.rg17 or from work at 0x127bz Thanks Alan
  10. bigals

    New Member in Trowbridge, Wiltshire

    Welcome from hungerford
  11. bigals

    Rear view mirror attachment

    Loctight rear veiw mirror fixing kit is what you need . Used one years ago and it stuck solid after I was having the same issue . Just make sure you clean any old adhesive and pad of first with a sharp Blade www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductMobileDisplay?catalogId=10151&langId=-1&categoryId=255230&productId=168190&storeId=10001 Hth Alan
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    Cycle wing fixing

    Have a look at probolt looks like the sort of thing they would sell
  13. bigals

    Exhaust Acousti-fil stuff

    Can't remember 100% but if the old grey matter is correct it was twice loosely round the perforated tube to allow for expansion but this might be more help https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://www.textiletechnologies.co.uk/attachments/download/download/%3Fd%3D0%26file%3Dcustom%2Fupload%2FFile-1452689260.pdf&ved=0ahUKEwj6jcfS2drbAhVbF8AKHb1rDKUQFggcMAA&usg=AOvVaw1QtbjztfcssQ8jitKpFTyc
  14. bigals

    Paint colour

    Presuming only the bonnet s painted and the rest of the car is in gell coat , in my opinion it will be almost impossible to get the exact colour match due to the difference in what your eyes are actually seeing with gel coat your looking at a more transparent but deeper surface of coating while with paint it's a thinner but more opaque coating . It might be worth trying to get a second hand bonnet but even gel coat changes from batch to batch plus it depends on how the colour has faded . How old is the car ? If it is Quite new you might get a match . But an exact match is also unlikey and what improvement it would be on your current bonnet you would only know when you fit. would you consider some graphics to distract the eye from the difference in shade? And to draw your eye away ?

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