C6 - The adventure continues........in blue

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Re: C6 - The adventure continues........in blue

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The pictures aren't to clear but, it does look like it can be 'polished' off

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Re: C6 - The adventure continues........in blue

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I have mine plugged in and the parking mode is great :)

It has a 32gig micro sd card and just needs taking out every 1-2weeks for a quick format and it carries on going :)

£130 all in, Just need to plug it into a permanent live, and then it doesnt take much power either :)
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Fingers crossed some polishing time tomorrow should see it right :)
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I would be fuming too if I got that. Why do ppl treat supermarket car-parks like the bl00dy dodgems? And the spaces in them up here are so small I struggle to get the C4 into them sometimes, yet alone a C6. Would it really lose them customers if the spaces were slightly bigger. I take my old pug van to them now. It has so many bumps and bruises on it another one or 10 wouldn't make so much difference! Hope the t-cut does its job well.
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I used to take the FF to them but park in a far corner diagonally over two spaces for that reason.
Then when i started offroading it i just left the mud on it to protect the paintwork. Hardly anyone ever parked near it then an the tow ball at the rear often had a small mark on it but i can laugh that off as i know it can take more than 3.5tonnes of grunt on it lol
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KP, I was always gonna ask you, have you got any spare room in that skanks bin???????????
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KP wrote:Fingers crossed some polishing time tomorrow should see it right :)
I can't see that happening until next weekend unless I get a bit of time during the week, will have to wait and see......
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That does look like an odd scrape, as if someone went across the front of it :twisted: Annoying when it happens but it does so very often.
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Citroenmad wrote:That does look like an odd scrape, as if someone went across the front of it :twisted: Annoying when it happens but it does so very often.
Chris, I know if you look at the near side there is a couple of flecks of red paint, and yes, it does look strange damage, I'm wondering if was maybe a 4 X 4 or something like that, but there again the red is on the lower part of the bumper.... :cry:
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KP wrote:I have mine plugged in and the parking mode is great :)

It has a 32gig micro sd card and just needs taking out every 1-2weeks for a quick format and it carries on going :)

£130 all in, Just need to plug it into a permanent live, and then it doesnt take much power either :)
:idea: Birthday day next month, so now I know what SWMBO can get me ........ thanks Will
daviemck2006 wrote:I would be fuming too if I got that. Why do ppl treat supermarket car-parks like the bl00dy dodgems? And the spaces in them up here are so small I struggle to get the C4 into them sometimes, yet alone a C6. Would it really lose them customers if the spaces were slightly bigger. I take my old pug van to them now. It has so many bumps and bruises on it another one or 10 wouldn't make so much difference! Hope the t-cut does its job well.
Davie, I know, it's one of the joy's of owning a big car, dint's, scrape's and bashes. My brother used to have a car alarm years ago that warned people to "step away" or "you're to close" something like that, maybe i could look at something like that.
Citroenmad wrote:That does look like an odd scrape, as if someone went across the front of it :twisted: Annoying when it happens but it does so very often.
Chris, I've had a good look this morning and from what I 'think' has happened is this, there is paint on the near side of the bumper, so i'm presuming that who the 'numpty' was, was trying to reverse into a space opposite to me, the trouble was I didn't see it because it's a multi-storey car park.

The guy who did the respray of the front bumper has been in touch and offered to 'flat it back and re-polish it' so I'm not going to touch it until I see Oz later in the week.
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At the last computer fair I went to, one of the vendors had a 64GB Kingston card going for £47. That gives you a whole lot more recording time, but the downside would be trawling through it all to find the bit you need.

If I could afford to get one, I think I might want one of these;

http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/2 ... 600x0w.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Then I would look for the toe-rag who scratched my car, and do something (slightly) similar to his car!
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If they do it with Hydro active suspension I'm off to the garage tomorrow
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They still have computer fairs?

Haven't seen on in ten years.
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Well, they do down here;

http://www.gadgetfairs.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I doubt the Marauder does have hydro pneumatic suspension, but it looks so big and heavy that you won't feel any bumps in the road as it will flatten them out!
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The Marauder may have hydro-pneumatic suspension. Many JCB and other earthmovers and articulated dump trucks have it.
There is a Russian battle tank that is fitted with it too!

Rarely have the need to go to a computer shop or fair and they did become rather dire the last few times I was there.
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