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A nice day at last!

Post by Peter-S » Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:30 pm

A good deal milder today with some sunshine too so a good excuse to throw the cover off the 2.8 and give it a run up. It's not going anywhere for a while yet though especially as half the dash is out whilst I look at the tape deck!

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Re: A nice day at last!

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:11 pm

Peter-S wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:30 pm
A good deal milder today with some sunshine too
East/West divide in the weather?

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I'm glad you managed to get some jobs done in the fine weather you're having!

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Re: A nice day at last!

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:12 pm

Makes a change to have some sunshine today .I have been in the garden even got the grass cut , I ran my up Monday just to blow the cobwebs off . Let’s hope we can all go out soon . Best of luck with radio ...
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Re: A nice day at last!

Post by andyd » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:37 pm

Wet with 50mph winds again here :(

Looks like you have your dash cam the same place as me JM, top of passenger side windscreen and like mine it often falls off!

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Re: A nice day at last!

Post by D366Y » Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:45 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:11 pm
Peter-S wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:30 pm
A good deal milder today with some sunshine too
East/West divide in the weather?

ImageRiver Teifi Flood 2021 by Andrew 2.8i, on Flickr

I'm glad you managed to get some jobs done in the fine weather you're having!

Andrew.
I bet those barns/stables on the left of your picture are making a great swimming pool??
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Re: A nice day at last!

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Feb 20, 2021 8:58 pm

andyd wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:37 pm
Wet with 50mph winds again here :(

Looks like you have your dash cam the same place as me JM, top of passenger side windscreen and like mine it often falls off!
They are a good thing to have but as you say they fall down . The west has been really hit the last few years with rain & storms I blame the blokes who work for south west water :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: A nice day at last!

Post by Mr B » Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:07 am

Peter-S wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:30 pm
A good deal milder today with some sunshine too so a good excuse to throw the cover off the 2.8 and give it a run up. It's not going anywhere for a while yet though especially as half the dash is out whilst I look at the tape deck!

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Hi Peter,

Quick question, do you have anything between the car and the cover like some form of underlay blanket etc.

Only asking as I swear I read somewhere that the cover can damage the paintwork even though the paintwork on yours looks pretty good to me!

Wayne

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Re: A nice day at last!

Post by Peter-S » Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:24 am

Mr B wrote:
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Hi Peter,

Quick question, do you have anything between the car and the cover like some form of underlay blanket etc.

Only asking as I swear I read somewhere that the cover can damage the paintwork even though the paintwork on yours looks pretty good to me!

Wayne
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Re: A nice day at last!

Post by mjcapri » Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:48 am

Mr B wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:07 am
Peter-S wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:30 pm
A good deal milder today with some sunshine too so a good excuse to throw the cover off the 2.8 and give it a run up. It's not going anywhere for a while yet though especially as half the dash is out whilst I look at the tape deck!

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Hi Peter,

Quick question, do you have anything between the car and the cover like some form of underlay blanket etc.

Only asking as I swear I read somewhere that the cover can damage the paintwork even though the paintwork on yours looks pretty good to me!

Wayne
You can get 3/4 layer covers with a soft internal lining but they’re obviously a relatively expensive option.

The weather was awful yesterday but it’s nice today so I’m going to get the RS out. It covered all of 100 miles last year!

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Re: A nice day at last!

Post by Peter-S » Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:26 pm

mjcapri wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:48 am

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The weather was awful yesterday but it’s nice today so I’m going to get the RS out. It covered all of 100 miles last year!
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That makes 316 on my 2.0 Capri seem impressive after all!
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Re: A nice day at last!

Post by Mc Tool » Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:07 pm

Mr B wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:07 am
Peter-S wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:30 pm
A good deal milder today with some sunshine too so a good excuse to throw the cover off the 2.8 and give it a run up. It's not going anywhere for a while yet though especially as half the dash is out whilst I look at the tape deck!

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Hi Peter,

Quick question, do you have anything between the car and the cover like some form of underlay blanket etc.

Only asking as I swear I read somewhere that the cover can damage the paintwork even though the paintwork on yours looks pretty good to me!

Wayne
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