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    First of this years projects was started today with the arrival of my new thermostat.
    Looked a bit drab on arrival so gave it a little spin on the polishing wheels quite a change there you can see the original colour on the inner flange in the first pic next pic is after the oxidation had been removed , and lastly after buffing
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    your really going to town with BLING under the bonnet Sir Bob...

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    Taken over from you as the king of bling
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    Bet misses is scared to stand still

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    Very nice Bob, did you just use metal polish on that?

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    Bet you it will not be the same colour by the time you fit it lol, or is that a job for this weekend?
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    Dean it will only be fitted if the other stuff turns up, no point stripping it down twice .

    Das no i used proper polishing mops and wax.
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    Bob, do you fancy doing my WHOLE engine lol? i really cant be bothered but want that shiney shiney

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    Wow bob you really are the king of polish! You must wear sun glasses around the house if your engine bay is anything to go by or is the house the missus territory?

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    Na the house is like a bomb site most of the time,
    Dan dont no about the whole engine but certainly up for doing the main viewable faces ie camcover, turbo cover or anything else that is removable Also exhaust tips come up pretty good .
    Driving vauxhall,s for 30 + years
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