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  1. KennyN

    eBay ?

    Sold a bike a week ago on eBay ,reputable dealer collected it tonight and paid via bank transfer. How do you mark payment as received + item collected as eBay seem to have made something that used to be soooo simple soooo complex. Searched the "help" section but to no avail as it seems the...
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    Spitfire flyover.

    For anyone wanting to hear a proper engine there is a Spitfire flying over various NHS locations in Scotland today , it should be right over ma hoose around 14:14 today. Route and times below if you fancy having a wee look / listen : spitfire by Kenny Niven, on Flickr K
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    Cazoo ?

    As above people , has anyone used them and if so was it a good / bad experience ? Son is looking for a new car and we have managed to whittle it down to : 2018-9 Fiesta / ST Line / three door / white or grey / 125 or 140hp / nav / >20k miles / max £12k. There is absolutely nothing doing...
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    Panoramic Sunroof , maintenance.

    Not MB but same rules should apply. Decided to carryout some basic preventative maintenance on the Cayenne`s sunroof today , a stitch in time --- , as they say. Cleaned all the tracks of old hardened grease and dried in crap from the seals today and now need to apply some grease to the tracks...
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    Engine Sealer (external)

    As above knowledgeable people. The six pot diesel has a slight oil leak coming from the LHS of the bellhousing area , running to the lowest point (obviously) and pooling on the undertray . It is nothing major but i would like to fix it if possible. The pic below shows the rear of the motor...
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    Tell me about ............

    Son was looking for another car to replace his Fiesta , the options were - another Ford / Ibiza / Leon / Polo around 2017 / 18. I asked him if he would consider an older "nicer" car along the lines of a C coupe or a 1 series as he does a low annual mileage , around 4k. Contacted Admiral this...
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    Decisions SUV`s

    Contemplating moving on the Forester in a few months , daughters partner has mentioned that it would suit his requirements so it would save me the grief of a private sale or doing the trade-in dance with the garages. Liking the high(ish) driving position and practicality of a SUV so thinking of...
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    Just saying thanks .....

    to the person who damaged my wifes new car today at Breahead then buggered off without leaving any details , its ok we will pay for the damage you have caused. Second time this has happened , last time it took the police six months and £2.5k to sort it out thanks to the third party denying...
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    AMG GT

    Whilst walking the hound today I passed a local used car dealer , I pass it at least twice a day and normally have a look at what they have on offer. They normally have some interesting vehicles within the £6 -> £30k price range but today they had this beauty on display : Used Mercedes-benz...
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    General A/C ?

    Took my other car , Subaru, for a A/C recharge and antibacterial clean and the machine said that it was unable to refill the system , after a pressure check , as there was a leak somewhere. The system was working properly , just , prior to the above so the leak cant be a biggie. So , i have...
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    Tell me about - Subaru Diesels ?

    Appealing to the broad automotive knowledge base on the forum regarding the above. Looking at a small SUV for general daily usage and one has popped up close to me :Subaru Forester 2.0D X Station Wagon 5d 1998cc Had a quick look today and it looks ok for an eight year old motor and i am going...
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    W164 ML ?

    I will be needing another workhorse within the next few weeks as the trusty Clio will be off to the big scrappy in the sky soon and will be seeking a larger replacement for the runs to the dump with rubbish from the house resto and to take Mutely to the park. I was previously looking for a SWB...
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    Self Storage Units ?

    As above people. Long story short , not moving house (for one with a larger garage ) for around 3 - 4 years when i hope to retire. Planning on getting myself a second car soon as a daily so i am wanting to secure the decent motor in the garage away from prying eyes when we are all working . The...
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    SUV ?

    Now that the BM has been modified to my taste i am thinking about getting a SUV for running around as i have never owned one previously. Not spending stupid money as it will be getting used to do the big shop , taking mutley to the park and the inevitable trips to the shopping centers. Choices...
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    AMG VI alloys x 4

    As above people , they were removed from my W219 Grand Edition around a year ago when i fitted a new set of aftermarket 19" wheels. 20160815_094901_zpsi19wkviw by Kenny Niven, on Flickr Fronts - 18" x 8.5" with a 25mm offset - AMG B66030086 Rears - 18" x 9.5" with a 28mm offset - AMG B66030087...
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    Bits + Bobs , again.

    Not free , but half price + extras. Obsidian Black Chipex kit (Road rash) purchased towards the end of last year and never used. There is also genuine MB touchup paint and clear coat plus Poor Boys Black Hole polish which i found to be excellent on the CLS. - £20 picked up , £25 UK posted...
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    Bits + Bobs.

    AutoVox - Cam 6 , new never used. I fitted one of these to my CLS ,with the NTG 2.5 Comand system, as a reversing camera . I purchased this style as it fitted discreetly behind the reg plate and i only had to drill a small hole to run the wiring into the bootlid. 20180501_203257 by Kenny...
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    W219 - Facelifted steering wheel.

    As above chaps , this was removed from my Grand Edition at 20k miles to fit a modified (Royal) wheel with paddle shifters. 20180508_182235 by Kenny Niven, on Flickr Only mark on the wheel ,is here : 20180508_182248 by Kenny Niven, on Flickr Various eBay listings state it will fit the R171...
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    Some bits + bobs.

    The CLS will be going shortly so i am moving on some of the MB specific parts i purchased and will no longer require. iCarsoft MB11 Purchased around a year ago just in case the CLS threw up an EML, which it didn`t. Used once to have a play with it and unused since - £110 delivered , £100...
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    London , rental accommodation ?

    As above people , our daughter is starting her journey into working life with a permanent job in the capital near St Pauls Cathedral. She will be moving down on the 19/05 to start her new job on the 21/05. The company she will be working for had offered to put her up in an AirB+B for a few...
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