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Time for the rat look?

Post by Peter-S » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:29 pm

The car got dusty after the strong wind and rain of the last few days so is it time for a new look

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On reflection I think I'll put the repainted bumper back!
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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:09 am

Peter-S wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:29 pm
The car got dusty after the strong wind and rain of the last few days so is it time for a new look

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On reflection I think I'll put the repainted bumper back!
:lol: Not seen the rat look with fog lights before Peter...like yourself sir, very unique :lol: :lol:
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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Caprigear » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:13 am

I don't think there's ever been a time for the rat look!
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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:26 am

Caprigear wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:13 am
I don't think there's ever been a time for the rat look!
This chap called Roland might disagree with you Martin :)

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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Major_Tom » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:07 am

Rats don't get planned, they just happen.

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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Cosmicbike » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:56 am

Major_Tom wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:07 am
Rats don't get planned, they just happen.

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That's quite a cool look. Any idea what the wheels are, always had a thing for slotmags.

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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Major_Tom » Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:04 pm

I do indeed, they're 14 x 7 dragslots.
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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Jasonmarie » Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:38 pm

You really have been cleaning ........ peter not to sure if I do like the new look
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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:08 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:38 pm
You really have been cleaning ........ peter not to sure if I do like the new look
Do you think Peter took the bumper off to clean behind it? :)

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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Jasonmarie » Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:00 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:08 pm
Jasonmarie wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:38 pm
You really have been cleaning ........ peter not to sure if I do like the new look
Do you think Peter took the bumper off to clean behind it? :)

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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Peter-S » Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:25 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:38 pm
You really have been cleaning ........ peter not to sure if I do like the new look
Don't worry Jason, normal service is being resumed :)

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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:48 pm

:cool: looking normal now , little tip I got from somebody with a super shiny Capri was they use a badger shaving brush to get the dust out there cracks ..... :lol:
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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by 340truck » Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:56 pm

Major_Tom wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:07 am
Rats don't get planned, they just happen.

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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:22 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:48 pm
they use a badger shaving brush
Can't say I've seen many shaved badgers. Shaved beavers, but not badgers.... :sorry: :lol:

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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:12 am

Peter-S wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:25 pm
normal service is being resumed :)

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Ahh Peter, somehow missed this photo you posted. Great job mate. Looks superb mate. Nice one.
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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Peter-S » Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:54 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:12 am
Great job mate. Looks superb mate. Nice one.
Cheers Nick, it's getting there. Just waiting on a number plate now.
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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:28 am

Peter-S wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:54 pm
Just waiting on a number plate now.
There you go Peter.... :wave:... :)

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Re: Time for the rat look?

Post by Peter-S » Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:03 pm

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:28 am
Peter-S wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:54 pm
Just waiting on a number plate now.
There you go Peter.... :wave:... :)

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