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by Topcat Tomcat
Sun May 19, 2024 3:59 pm
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The 420GSiT has gone...
Replies: 94
Views: 66166

Re: The 420GSiT has gone...

Blimey. I wouldn’t have a clue where to begin to do something like that!
by Topcat Tomcat
Sat Mar 30, 2024 7:14 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Studley castle Photo Shoot last year
Replies: 4
Views: 143

Re: Studley castle Photo Shoot last year

JEASPEKE wrote: Fri Mar 29, 2024 10:04 am The organisers did send me a shot of my car, but I've heard nothing since?

I haven’t even received a photo of my 620. Most disappointing really, especially as I would now think twice about providing any car for a publicity event!
by Topcat Tomcat
Mon Mar 25, 2024 7:30 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: power steering systems
Replies: 4
Views: 154

Re: power steering systems

I think most people would agree that hydraulic power steering is superior in driver feedback and feel to electric. If my Leaf is anything to go by, I would certainly agree. It’s an easy, relaxing drive around town, but on the open road, it’s horrible. No feel to it at all and it’s all too easy to w...
by Topcat Tomcat
Fri Mar 08, 2024 4:00 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Engine oil
Replies: 22
Views: 780

Re: Engine oil

Mr Teddy Bear wrote: Fri Mar 08, 2024 12:30 pm To answer Topcat's question modern oils were not around in the nineties when the oil specs for our cars were drawn up!

So it was you who was sniggering!
by Topcat Tomcat
Fri Mar 08, 2024 11:43 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Engine oil
Replies: 22
Views: 780

Re: Engine oil

961tat wrote: Fri Mar 08, 2024 8:28 am
JOHNDQ wrote: Thu Mar 07, 2024 11:09 pm Both but in the 2 I track i use the Millers NT 5w40
So why 5 40 ?

I’m no expert………right who sniggered?!!……but why not stick to what the manufacturer recommends?
by Topcat Tomcat
Sat Feb 24, 2024 12:47 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: Pershore Plum Festival Car Show
Replies: 0
Views: 127

Pershore Plum Festival Car Show

Just an early reminder that the above will again be held on August Bank Holiday Monday.

Book early to avoid disappointment, as there are only 182 days to go!
by Topcat Tomcat
Thu Feb 15, 2024 2:48 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Rear door card fabric
Replies: 5
Views: 4095

Re: Rear door card fabric

I thought it was about time to start on mine. IMG_0177.jpeg It’s going to be another sticky job, but at least it’s not as complicated as the headlining! IMG_0179.jpeg IMG_0178.jpeg As you can see below, I’ve left material under the stitching to prevent them becoming loose. The problem is, the foam i...
by Topcat Tomcat
Sat Feb 03, 2024 6:55 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Sill Replacement on a 200 Bubble
Replies: 2
Views: 606

Re: Sill Replacement on a 200 Bubble

Repair panels for these are available on ebay - look for seller 'peasantlife' and you'll see his range of parts. Roland had already tooled the R3 panels, as he's involved with the BRM club, so he was the ideal candidate for our R8 panels :angel Hi John. Thanks for that, but I do know about them. I ...
by Topcat Tomcat
Sat Feb 03, 2024 4:34 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Sill Replacement on a 200 Bubble
Replies: 2
Views: 606

Sill Replacement on a 200 Bubble

I bought last year, knowing work was needed on the sills. IMG_9954.jpeg I was intending to have it done in October, but I just couldn’t resist poking it with a screwdriver! :oops IMG_9949.jpeg It had been bodged with sealant, so it just I just pulled it away, along with a few other bits. IMG_9950.jp...
by Topcat Tomcat
Fri Feb 02, 2024 7:03 am
Forum: Was It You?
Topic: Sienna Gold (?) 45 Pershore
Replies: 2
Views: 953

Re: Sienna Gold (?) 45 Pershore

220 GSi turbo wrote: Thu Feb 01, 2024 10:58 pm Could it have been this one?

Unfortunately not. The one I saw was a hatchback.