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

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

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I meant to keep you lot away......Grrrrrrr
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I finally got round to changing the Daytime Running Lights (DRL's) the other day, it's a simple enough job to do and makes a hell of a difference.... this is with the OffSide Front done and shows the difference

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and then this one shows both of them having been replaced

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I also got round to putting the CCC badge back on after it's winter hibernation ready for the rally season, which of course is on the horizon......... I need to find somebody in Preston can do a proper job of detailing the car including the cream leather, it seems there aren't to many detailing people in Preston so I'm struggling a little bit........ but I will persevere
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Do the detailing yourself Steve, for what a detailer charges you could get some nice to products. If you want any info just ask or if your going to the Xrally we could chat there or I could bring a selection of products to try. I've just done the seats in the 406 with very good results.

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Thanks Mark, I can't make the X Rally, it's cream leather and its filthy, some would say it's full of character, but to me it looks dirty, plus the carpets need lampooning......
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I really like that CCC badge Steve, it looks like it's part of the car and not an accessory :-D
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CitroJim wrote:I really like that CCC badge Steve, it looks like it's part of the car and not an accessory :-D
Yeah, I've another one to fit after it was recently purchased from ebay
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Trainman wrote:Thanks Mark, I can't make the X Rally, it's cream leather and its filthy, some would say it's full of character, but to me it looks dirty, plus the carpets need lampooning......
As in Harvard Lampoon Steve :) :twisted:

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myglaren wrote:
Trainman wrote:Thanks Mark, I can't make the X Rally, it's cream leather and its filthy, some would say it's full of character, but to me it looks dirty, plus the carpets need lampooning......
As in Harvard Lampoon Steve :) :twisted:

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:twisted: :twisted: flamin' spellchecker.... Should have said shampooing
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Maybe ..........http://leatherrepairmanchester.co.uk/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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I've got a proper carpet/upholstery cleaning machine, some very nice leather cleaner and a conditioner too, I've even got a rotary polisher and various polishes/compounds to take your pick from, also a multitude of waxes and sealants by dodo juice and finishkare. I have every third Monday off if this is any help Steve. Just cover the cost of products and your welcome to bring the car over here to get it cleaned.

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my next Monday off is next week the 13th and then like you every 3rd Monday
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That'll do me fine Steve if you want to come over, it's just weather dependant. I'll give you a ring next week if that's ok. What would be the best time to call?

Mark
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will drop you a PM
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After replacing the DRL's last month, I've now changed the sidelights to LED's and have the LED's ready to change in the marker lights.

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I recently decided to get the C6 detailed, I used a guy that used to work at a local supercar dealer, the results 'grand' I love the stripes in the carpet.....

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He even got the leather clean....

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I've also got a squealing coming from the front brakes, which I think is down to the shims missing, Mr H has a set of shims, from the 2.2 when he replaced the pads, which, incidently are the same as the 2.7, failing that he has a spare set of OEM pads, so I can do these at the Northern........
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I love the stripes in the carpets Steve 8-)
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