My turn for a C5!

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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by vborovic » 02 Oct 2016, 16:48

Yep, EYL is the color of your car per the docs
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by GiveMeABreak » 02 Oct 2016, 17:56

Hell Razor5543 wrote:I need to get some paint for my C5. The code is EYLC, which appears to be "Iceland Gris". Can somebody look up her details (the 8 digit VIN is in my signature) and check please. Halfords appear to be at their usual standard.

It's the same - 'Icelandic Grey' James :-D
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 02 Oct 2016, 18:00

Thanks gents. Much appreciated.
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 13 Dec 2016, 12:33

Well, after getting the O/S/F calliper replaced, and the front disks and pads as well, my C5 passed her MoT without advisories.
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by GiveMeABreak » 13 Dec 2016, 12:52

Sound job James!
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 02 May 2017, 17:33

Recently I spotted that the wiper action on my C5 was of a less than optimal standard. The wipers looked like they needed to be replaced. However, I had spotted (on the Internet) mention of a piece of kit that can 'refurbish' wiper blades. Simply put, what it does is to sand off the contact edge of the wiper blade by a millimetre or so (after a few passes), giving a smooth edge without any nicks. I bought one, used it on the C5, and the action is now clean and tidy.. Today I used said device on mickeymoon's Berlingo, and I think he was satisfied with the results. This is what I am on about;

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Universal-Car ... Sw4CFY2muK

EDIT; Updated with link to similar item from another seller.
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by Paul-R » 02 May 2017, 18:23

That item isn't found as the sale was over 90 days ago. What is it by description?
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by Paul-R » 02 May 2017, 18:32

Found something. Which of these types was it?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from= ... er&_sop=15
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 02 May 2017, 18:45

The fourth one down is of the type I bought. I paid something like £3.50, with free P&P.
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by Paul-R » 02 May 2017, 18:54

Worth a punt for a couple of quid so have ordered one as well. Ta.
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by GiveMeABreak » 02 May 2017, 19:27

Yer 'tis: - as only US TV Teleshopping can deliver!

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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by Paul-R » 02 May 2017, 19:35

Haven't watched it yet but I hope it's less than half an hour long!
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by GiveMeABreak » 02 May 2017, 19:43

Very surprisingly - only a couple of mins, which is about all I could stomach on a good day!
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by Paul-R » 02 May 2017, 19:57

Just about my limit too. Is it mandatory in the States to have adverts that shout at people?
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Re: My turn for a C5!

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 02 May 2017, 20:27

As I understand it, denizens of the USA have so many TVs on, all tuned to different channels, that it takes somebody shouting to get through all the noise. Unfortunately the channels have finally cottoned onto this, so now EVERY advert has SHOUTING IN IT!
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