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    Thumbs up A fruitful day for once

    Meant to spend the whole weekend on the car doing little bits I've been meaning to do for ages, but really couldn't be bothered yesterday and didn't touch it at all.

    But today, finally got round to changing the fuel filter (hasn't been done in years oops), changed the plugs, think I've finally found my boost leak (although still need to get some replacement hose clips to sort it), checked all the front suspension over while Amy cleaned and waxed the front wheels front and back and then we thoroughly cleaned the front wheel arches out and we gave the car it's last jet wash of the year probably (as the hose pipe ban kicks in this week).

    Actually feel like we've achieved something today for once
    "Doing a good job here is like wetting your pants in a dark suit, you get a warm feeling but nobody else notices"
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    and the pictures are ???? lol cant say much about pictures ,cos me and Dean have been on cars for the last 2 days ...and not a single picture ..but I will get a proper picture of the LEDs in my angels when it gets dark .

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    Nope, no pics, sorry was too busy for once

    And whoever designed the "quick release" clips on the fuel filters wants shooting how fiddly can you make one thing to do.
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    well done to both off you . i need to get a couple more things sorted before the show season . .. camping will be fun again this year . khalid

    the vectra has gone , but not far away so ill still see it form time to time

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    Quote Originally Posted by happypostie View Post
    well done to both off you . i need to get a couple more things sorted before the show season . .. camping will be fun again this year . khalid
    yes Khalid I will be posting up soon about the Brentwood meet .

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    Whats the dates for that Ian? Got the others in my diary, but not that one yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander
    Nope, no pics, sorry was too busy for once

    And whoever designed the "quick release" clips on the fuel filters wants shooting how fiddly can you make one thing to do.
    There a pain in the ass , qwik release , no chance and I forgot to de pressure the system, 2 mouthfuls of fuel later and I changed mine

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    its the 15th 16th and 17th of June Ian ,oh and its FREE lol

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    Might have to attend my first meet wife wants to go to brentwood....

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    Quote Originally Posted by spennny View Post
    There a pain in the ass , qwik release , no chance and I forgot to de pressure the system, 2 mouthfuls of fuel later and I changed mine

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    Lol, I actually remembered to de-pressurise the system first and still got a fair bit of fuel spill back, but all done with no major hassles.
    "Doing a good job here is like wetting your pants in a dark suit, you get a warm feeling but nobody else notices"
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    Now Gone, bring on the Insignia (now "Teapot" Tuned)...

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