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so what car stuff you got on your xmas list??


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#1 OFFLINE   stuboy

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Posted 05 December 2018 - 08:58 AM

mines a new trolley jack and a DAB thingy to add to my stereo in the car..


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Posted 05 December 2018 - 09:01 AM

Getting my Kia back on the road. Hopefully.



#3 ONLINE   Conan

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Posted 05 December 2018 - 09:08 AM

257mm single piston ventilated disc brake and caliper from AE101 or AE111 Corolla along with 55mm ventilated disc specific wheel hub to make it all work.

 

This would replace the naff 243mm solid disc setup with 54mm hub.

 

Nice.

 

Maybe a steering wheel too if one pops up.


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#4 OFFLINE   DaveDorson

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Posted 05 December 2018 - 09:08 AM

I'd quite like to spend a bit of time over the festive period working on my van and my beetle if I'm honest.

 

I've got to the point I've had totally enough of having cars I don't really like hanging around, so I might do a bit of a session getting rid of stuff too, new year, new chod and all that.

 

Aside from wanting to replace the Pug with something larger and a bit more reflective of my looming mid life crisis, I guess tools and stuff never really go amiss.

 

In all honesty though, I'm not even sure if there's much I do need.



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Posted 05 December 2018 - 11:17 AM

Nothing. If i explained to any member of the family what they should get me for the car for Christmas, they'd stare straight through me and start dribbling because it's not for kidz and doesn't involve food.


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#6 ONLINE   chadders

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Posted 05 December 2018 - 11:34 AM

A few bits for my MGB - it's been off the road for over 12 years but I'm trying to get it back on by spring.



#7 OFFLINE   mercrocker

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Posted 05 December 2018 - 11:52 AM

If I get my Christmas bonus it is going on a back box and tail pipes for the Merc and possibly a window surround repair on the T25

 

 

 

If I don't get one it will be some Gun Gum and a  tube of sealant.


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Posted 05 December 2018 - 11:56 AM

My mother has responded to my request for a pair of string backed driving gloves.

I can't wait to find out if they're black, brown or beige!


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Posted 05 December 2018 - 12:01 PM

DAB Radio DooDah and a 1/2 " Socket set..

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Posted 05 December 2018 - 01:06 PM

I ordered my Vac Gauge at the end of Nov...

If Santa [aka ChinaPost] can get it down the chimney by 24th I will call that a win :)

*loser... Looks like M I A, Amazon suggest full refund GR9 :/

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Posted 05 December 2018 - 01:08 PM

Getting rid of one of the fucking things
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Posted 05 December 2018 - 04:47 PM

I know Mrs fp has got me a new low entry high lift trolley jack and a sandwich plate for in between my yb and t5 gearbox, my mum has got me a new cone filter for the yb (Mrs fp got the right one and passed it on)

Other than that I don't know

I might treat myself to a brand new super duper braided wiring loom but I'm indecisive at the minute
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Posted 05 December 2018 - 04:51 PM

Nothing. If i explained to any member of the family what they should get me for the car for Christmas, they'd stare straight through me and start dribbling because it's not for kidz and doesn't involve food.


Exactamundo; a chod botherer is the easiest person in the world to buy presents for, however most people are incapable of understanding the workings of the shiteist mind.
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Posted 05 December 2018 - 06:07 PM

I have asked for a 1970 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe. Green. No vinyl roof, no leather seats.

I am expecting a (good) bottle of port.
And yet another copy of the Ladybird book of the car (21stCentury " funny" edition.)
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Posted 05 December 2018 - 08:22 PM

257mm single piston ventilated disc brake and caliper from AE101 or AE111 Corolla along with 55mm ventilated disc specific wheel hub to make it all work.

 

This would replace the naff 243mm solid disc setup with 54mm hub.

 

Nice.

 

Maybe a steering wheel too if one pops up.

 

2004 Corolla T Sport Calipers any good?



#16 OFFLINE   mat_the_cat

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Posted 05 December 2018 - 09:06 PM

Hopefully a new fuel pump!



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Posted 05 December 2018 - 09:08 PM

Waxes and that. Meguiers preferred but anything will do as I am out of everything except silver colour magic.

And that’s shite

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Posted 05 December 2018 - 09:16 PM

Sent these to the missus..

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Posted 05 December 2018 - 09:33 PM

Waxes and that. Meguiers preferred but anything will do as I am out of everything except silver colour magic.

And that’s shite

The two-bucket-wrong'un's equivalent of the dusty bottle of weird liqueur that was bought on holiday years ago and no-one likes as it removes the enamel from your teeth?
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Posted 05 December 2018 - 09:37 PM

I'm a pikey/chav/general knobhead (delete as necessary), so pressed metal number plates.


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Posted 05 December 2018 - 10:03 PM

I'm a pikey/chav/general knobhead (delete as necessary), so pressed metal number plates.

Nowt wrong with pressed plates, funny story, I got a local guys back up with the D badged pressed plates on my capri, he didnt know the car was mine, I knew him years previously from a boy racer haunt, he posted a pic on a local VW site slagging my car off, the bit I remember was "why's this Dagenham dustbin got German plates" I got told about it from a mate so I signed up introduced myself on his thread and explained my car was cologne built car and maybe he should remove the German plates from his non German built VW he soon removed his thread

I thought it was quite amusing anyway
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#22 OFFLINE   Tadhg Tiogar

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Posted 05 December 2018 - 11:55 PM

A rebuilt gearbox.


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Posted 06 December 2018 - 08:46 AM

Think I'll be buying my Passat a rear brake caliper for Christmas, as it's eaten the pads I fitted 8,000 miles ago already


Fuck new cars.


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Posted 06 December 2018 - 09:24 AM

2004 Corolla T Sport Calipers any good?

 

Not if it's halfway across the world!

 

They gotta be from E100 or E110 anyhow as only E80-E110 are interchangeable. They went with entirely new design on E120.


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Posted 06 December 2018 - 10:23 AM

Now that I'm getting to be a knackered out grumpy old git, I wouldn't mind a portable electric compressor with some air ratchets.

 

I think the likelihood of that is about the same as getting a wank off of the pope.



#26 OFFLINE   Bren

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 11:44 AM

Battery for the SD1.Some nice anodised ratchet spanners.

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 12:11 PM

I think the likelihood of that is about the same as getting a wank off of the pope.


Dress as a schoolboy that will sort it
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#28 ONLINE   hairnet

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Posted 06 December 2018 - 12:32 PM

Newer slghtly larger modern purchase

 

Hot visa action hopefully maybe



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Posted 06 December 2018 - 11:17 PM

mines a new trolley jack and a DAB thingy to add to my stereo in the car..

 

sgs sale FTW

this is good value

https://www.sgs-engi...on-trolley-jack


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Posted 06 December 2018 - 11:22 PM

i'm having a black and decker garden vac & leaf blower for getting all the feckin leaves from the golf course next door up blow drying my car after i wash it :mrgreen:


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