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Forum: General Chat 18-11-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,041
Posted By droopsnoot
I'm aware of the ability to save posts, the...

I'm aware of the ability to save posts, the trouble I have is that I don't always realise that I wanted to save a post until I can't find it again. Often it will be because I wasn't interested, but...
Forum: General Chat 15-11-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,041
Posted By droopsnoot
There's another thing I just remembered that make...

There's another thing I just remembered that make forums better than Facebook - the ability to quote all or part of someone else's post, so that readers have an idea what I'm commenting on.

FB...
Forum: General Chat 11-11-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By droopsnoot
If I open the site in a different browser so it...

If I open the site in a different browser so it doesn't log me in automatically, then click on the "Register" link, I get:

Sorry, registration has been disabled by the administrator.
Forum: Cars For Sale 11-11-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By droopsnoot
Weird that you don't have the same that I see....

Weird that you don't have the same that I see. This is the link, can you see it here?
...
Forum: General Chat 11-11-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,041
Posted By droopsnoot
Indeed, once there was Friends Reunited, and...

Indeed, once there was Friends Reunited, and MySpace, and all those others.

FB has lasted well, and made its founders some decent money, but it's also got a lot of attention from regulators in...
Forum: General Chat 10-11-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,041
Posted By droopsnoot
I'm on here and Facebook, and probably for...

I'm on here and Facebook, and probably for similar reasons to others - I know people that are on Facebook but have no interest in most of the other forums I'm on. It's nice to keep in touch with...
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 12-10-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,496
Posted By droopsnoot
Ah, maybe. I know in my situation lots of people...

Ah, maybe. I know in my situation lots of people didn't claim because it was below the Section 75 limit, which for that specific one wasn't correct.

When we used to sell stuff over the internet in...
Forum: General Chat 12-10-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By droopsnoot
I thought the point of Wikipedia is that anyone...

I thought the point of Wikipedia is that anyone can edit it? It used to be the case, anyway - I've edited things before.
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 12-10-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,496
Posted By droopsnoot
I believe for non-delivery, Section 75 doesn't...

I believe for non-delivery, Section 75 doesn't apply. I paid for a DVD on the old "Pledge Music" scheme which subsequently went bust, and I got a refund from Barclaycard because of non-delivery. I'd...
Forum: General Chat 07-10-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,343
Posted By droopsnoot
Swapping front wings on the TT isn't a big job...

Swapping front wings on the TT isn't a big job though - a couple of hours per side should have it done. I haven't done sill covers on one, so I can't comment on those. Could you get get the wings...
Forum: General Chat 24-09-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 771
Posted By droopsnoot
As soon as I got a spare set of wheels, I stopped...

As soon as I got a spare set of wheels, I stopped looking for people to do it for me, so I don't have any details to post unfortunately. I was thinking of the places that have these large wheel...
Forum: General Chat 23-09-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 771
Posted By droopsnoot
I used Pristine Wheels years ago when I first had...

I used Pristine Wheels years ago when I first had the wheels refurbished on my cq. It was done via a local motorsport / tuning company, not directly with Pristine. They were very good, but that kind...
Forum: General Chat 17-09-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By droopsnoot
Exactly the same here - I have to stop myself...

Exactly the same here - I have to stop myself referring to it as my "modern".

The engine bay lack of room is a bit of a pain at times, I recently did the cam belt / water pump swap on mine and...
Forum: General Chat 16-09-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By droopsnoot
I have a 2000 TT Roadster 225, I bought it around...

I have a 2000 TT Roadster 225, I bought it around 2003 and wasn't going to keep it, but I'm not very good at getting rid of cars. Just about to turn 180k miles any time now.

This seems to be the...
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 07-09-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,496
Posted By droopsnoot
I wish I'd looked there at those rear corners...

I wish I'd looked there at those rear corners before patching mine. Oh well, too late now.
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 07-09-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,496
Posted By droopsnoot
How much of the arch is missing? Just the lip and...

How much of the arch is missing? Just the lip and the vertical bit, or does the corrosion extend round onto the angled part as well?
Forum: General Chat 12-08-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By droopsnoot
I've been using Inkscape to sketch out some...

I've been using Inkscape to sketch out some repair section templates as my originals are getting a bit tattered. I particularly wanted something that could print things larger than A4, as tiles that...
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 21-07-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By droopsnoot
I hope it works for you. I noticed yesterday that...

I hope it works for you. I noticed yesterday that another section of my TT is coming away, so I'll have the epoxy out this afternoon.
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 15-07-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By droopsnoot
My TT has done this, it's a common thing on Mk1...

My TT has done this, it's a common thing on Mk1 TTs. The best thing I've found is some of the two-part epoxy adhesive from the pound shop. I've tried Gorilla glue, Tiger seal and something else, and...
Forum: Car detailing & polishing 07-07-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,709
Posted By droopsnoot
Yes, that's certainly true. I find that more...

Yes, that's certainly true. I find that more often when the citric acid has been mixed for a while. I tend to scrape it off rather than soak again, but then stuff I'm soaking is usually stuff that's...
Forum: Car detailing & polishing 06-07-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,709
Posted By droopsnoot
I don't know the part - is it particularly thin...

I don't know the part - is it particularly thin metal, or something other than steel? I use citric acid to remove rust from stuff (small things that the electrolytic tank is a bit overkill for), and...
Forum: Parts For Sale 02-07-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By droopsnoot
Does it fit your coupe quattro? That's what I...

Does it fit your coupe quattro? That's what I have (registered 86 though) and if it fits mine, it would be a pity for it to be thrown out. I imagine not, as you've asked for ID.
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 30-06-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,496
Posted By droopsnoot
I believe those are the ones that I'm currently...

I believe those are the ones that I'm currently fitting to my type-85 coupe at the moment, when I can persuade myself to grind the welds down. The only issues I've had are right at the bottom - the...
Forum: Cars Wanted 24-06-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,134
Posted By droopsnoot
I am aware of two cars that were kept...

I am aware of two cars that were kept unregistered for a while - one was the South Hereford car, and another was bought by the boss of a mate of mine and kept in a Carcoon. The South Hereford car was...
Forum: General Chat 17-06-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By droopsnoot
That's the bit that would concern me the most -...

That's the bit that would concern me the most - only needed one of those cars he passed to drift out a bit. I recall one of the magazine tales about driving a group of Ferraris or similar back from...
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