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by grasmere59
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Detailing and Styling
Topic: Clearing up Dulled/yellowed headlights
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: Clearing up Dulled/yellowed headlights

I watched a youtube vid and an American guy had the same headlights but in a worse condition,he started off wirh 400 grit,800,1200,and finished off with 2000 then a polishing sompound,he got good results but he didn't seal the end product.
by grasmere59
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Detailing and Styling
Topic: Clearing up Dulled/yellowed headlights
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: Clearing up Dulled/yellowed headlights

Just tried some Solvol Autosol but the lens seems to have some sort of coating on it. :(
by grasmere59
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Detailing and Styling
Topic: Clearing up Dulled/yellowed headlights
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Clearing up Dulled/yellowed headlights

This is not 406 based but i have just bought a pair of spare headlights for my E39 Bmw,the clear lenses are dull and yellowed,before i waste all my hard elbow grease with toothpaste etc what do people use for the best results?
by grasmere59
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: 406 estate anyone?
Replies: 8
Views: 233

Re: 406 estate anyone?

I bet it gets relisted.
by grasmere59
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: 406 estate anyone?
Replies: 8
Views: 233

Re: 406 estate anyone?

Over £5k,thats ridiculous. :?
by grasmere59
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2.2 HDi Estate
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Re: 2.2 HDi Estate

I too was watching this one on ebay,i wondered who had bought it.It did look exceptionally clean on the ebay pics.
by grasmere59
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Battery current at rest
Replies: 34
Views: 952

Re: Battery current at rest

Doggy wrote:
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:32 pm
+1 a decent 096 battery is your friend - I'm on my 5th winter with the cheapest 096 i could find.
If you must disconnect the battery, observe the procedure, else it will bite you one day, (tee shirt available). :oops:
I've also got one of those tee shirts. :oops:
by grasmere59
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Battery current at rest
Replies: 34
Views: 952

Re: Battery current at rest

I'd be very very cautious about disconnecting and connecting the battery on a 406,strange things can happen to the electrics on them.My battery was labouring a bit in this cold weather so i fitted an Exide 096 battery to it and it spins over like a mad thing,i reckon with that battery on it i could ...
by grasmere59
Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Battery current at rest
Replies: 34
Views: 952

Re: Battery current at rest

I can leave my D9 110 exec estate for 2 to 3 weeks and it's starts fine after that.
by grasmere59
Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: central locking only works on passenger door 1 in 3 times
Replies: 3
Views: 348

Re: central locking only works on passenger door 1 in 3 times

My passenger rear door didn't unlock sometimes but i should have tackled the job while it was playing up because now it is deadlocked and won't unlock at all so i now have the hassle of trying to change it with the door stuck shut. :(
by grasmere59
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Just spent some money on the 406
Replies: 11
Views: 388

Re: Just spent some money on the 406

I didn't realise the rear wheelbearings were as noisy as they were as you kind of just grow with the noise,with the new front spings etc and the wheel bearings it's like driving a different car.
by grasmere59
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Just spent some money on the 406
Replies: 11
Views: 388

Re: Just spent some money on the 406

I did over 120 miles in it with all that snow from Derbyshire to Oxfordshire on sunday,couldn't think of a better car to do it in to be honest,armrest down and heated seats on and away we went.
by grasmere59
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Just spent some money on the 406
Replies: 11
Views: 388

Re: Just spent some money on the 406

I had a handful of change left over so treated it to the wipers :)