Page 29 of 29 FirstFirst ... 19272829
Results 561 to 573 of 573

Thread: New car time - Golf R32 Mk5 advice?

  1. #561
    living on the edge p.nicholas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2002
    Location
    Essex meets
    Posts
    4,944
    Rides
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by arry View Post
    Just purchased a spot in a storage facility for the 911 whilst we have some work done on the house (garage needs to be clear as will probably have to let builders enter via the back door. ).

    Catalogued and photographed on entry, dehumidified secure facility, regularly exercised around the yard, parked on carpet, drip trays, battery tenders, car covers, the lot.

    It's like sending your pet away on a luxury retreat to a posh kennels
    Sounds a bit posh

  2. #562
    Member arry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2001
    Location
    Essex
    Posts
    63,641
    Rides
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Actual_Ben_Taylor View Post
    Ah no worries, garage is empty and has proper industrial steel roller shutters so pretty secure.
    Would have been perfect, that. Never mind mate - cheers anyway



    It is indeed a bit posh Paul, which is why they insist you bring the car in clean. So today I've been busy.

    Started off with a rinse and then Autobrite snow foam:





    Rinsed, and foamed again, and then used Dodo Juice Born To Be Mild shampoo; after that I hit the Dodo Juice Clay Mit with Born Slippy to get it back down to the bare paint. Then I applied 2 layers of Super Resin Polish and finished with a coat of Dodo Juice Purple Haze wax.

    Unfortunately the sun had well and truly gone down by the time I was finished, so these are the only pics you'll get

    Many reflections in the roof:





    Tomorrow's list is:
    1 finish the wheels off (just found my Autoglym wheel cleaner )
    2 clean the glass inside and out with Autobrite diamond brite
    3 vacuum carpets / mats
    4 clean leather seats with Porsche leather cleaner
    5 apply Renapur leather feed to the seats dash


    Who said owning a nice car was easy.
    Porsche 911 Carrera 2 & Lexus IS300 Sportcross
    KTM 990SMT & Royal Enfield Bullet 500

  3. #563
    Head Mod Scottie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    St. Helens / Snowdonia
    Posts
    16,738
    Rides
    0
    I think the 996 shape is looking ever better with age.
    2004 - on : 1999 S14a 398bhp 378lb/ft
    2010 - on : 2007 RX8 PZ
    1998 - 2004 : 1991 S13

  4. #564
    Member arry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2001
    Location
    Essex
    Posts
    63,641
    Rides
    0
    I agree. I know it upset the purists but it was a great design then, and is now, for me, the best of both worlds.

    It's modern but not fat like the 997 onwards became.
    Porsche 911 Carrera 2 & Lexus IS300 Sportcross
    KTM 990SMT & Royal Enfield Bullet 500

  5. #565
    Head Mod Scottie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    St. Helens / Snowdonia
    Posts
    16,738
    Rides
    0
    I like the 997 as well, probably my favourite, I'd take a 996 over anything that came after 997, especially with the electric steering.
    2004 - on : 1999 S14a 398bhp 378lb/ft
    2010 - on : 2007 RX8 PZ
    1998 - 2004 : 1991 S13

  6. #566
    Guest
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Location
    Burton on Trent
    Posts
    10,984
    Rides
    0
    Thing is a 911 should be under 50" high and all the water cooled ones are over that.

  7. #567
    Member arry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2001
    Location
    Essex
    Posts
    63,641
    Rides
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by skyshack View Post
    Thing is a 911 should be under 50" high and all the water cooled ones are over that.
    Wut?

    So is the 930, 964, 993 and come go think of it even the classics.
    Porsche 911 Carrera 2 & Lexus IS300 Sportcross
    KTM 990SMT & Royal Enfield Bullet 500

  8. #568
    Member R3K1355's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Yorkshire
    Posts
    11,492
    Rides
    0
    Sounds like they ain't supposed to be under 50" high.

  9. #569
    Member arry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2001
    Location
    Essex
    Posts
    63,641
    Rides
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by R3K1355 View Post
    Sounds like they ain't supposed to be under 50" high.
    Good god; you're right. I tell you what, now this has bee pointed out to me, it's totally ruined my ownership experience
    Porsche 911 Carrera 2 & Lexus IS300 Sportcross
    KTM 990SMT & Royal Enfield Bullet 500

  10. #570
    Member arry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2001
    Location
    Essex
    Posts
    63,641
    Rides
    0
    Into storage. And now I have the sads

    Porsche 911 Carrera 2 & Lexus IS300 Sportcross
    KTM 990SMT & Royal Enfield Bullet 500

  11. #571
    Guest Asht_200's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    ashflix.com
    Posts
    21,089
    Rides
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by arry View Post
    Wut?

    So is the 930, 964, 993 and come go think of it even the classics.
    964 is a babe

  12. #572
    Can't tell the difference cleanhands's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Worksop
    Posts
    2,818
    Rides
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Scottie View Post
    I think the 996 shape is looking ever better with age.
    Definitely agree, they look small now. Went to Autosports at the NEC and was surprised how wide 911s have got since. Caymans are the same.

    Car looks lovely, Arry

  13. #573
    Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Location
    Chelmsford,Essex
    Posts
    23,492
    Rides
    0
    How can you have the sads when you have that Jap weapon to drive ? Lol

    Sent from my XT1032 using Tapatalk
    SXOC Member # 1190
    Status : Proud new guardian of an '89 prefacelift S13, Gracey
    Gracey --> http://sxoc.com/vbb/showthread.php?5...-s-new-project
    Precious --> http://sxoc.com/vbb/showthread.php?589248

Page 29 of 29 FirstFirst ... 19272829

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •