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Old 7th May 2018, 10:58 PM
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Bank holidays that is...

As we were blessed with great weather all weekend I took the opportunity to do something with the 8 that I've been meaning to do for a while. I removed all wheels in turn, jet washed each wheel arch (filthy!!) and painted the discs and callipers, cleaned and polished the inner wheels....took a good few hours but time well spent

I'm sure I'm not the only one who'd consider it so?
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Bank holidays that is...

As we were blessed with great weather all weekend I took the opportunity to do something with the 8 that I've been meaning to do for a while. I removed all wheels in turn, jet washed each wheel arch (filthy!!) and painted the discs and callipers, cleaned and polished the inner wheels....took a good few hours but time well spent

I'm sure I'm not the only one who'd consider it so?
Thats time well spent, and now you know they are clean inside = tranquil chi and calm OCD
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Thats time well spent, and now you know they are clean inside = tranquil chi and calm OCD
Sorry, have to correct you. It's CDO not OCD, get the letters in the right order PLEASE!
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Sorry, have to correct you. It's CDO not OCD, get the letters in the right order PLEASE!
Ah! - but shouldn't that be a hyphen rather than a comma after the OCD TLA in your second sentence Mike? And who's doing the correcting?
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So that's the "before" pic... But where's the "after" pic ?





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Bank holidays that is...

As we were blessed with great weather all weekend I took the opportunity to do something with the 8 that I've been meaning to do for a while. I removed all wheels in turn, jet washed each wheel arch (filthy!!) and painted the discs and callipers, cleaned and polished the inner wheels....took a good few hours but time well spent

I'm sure I'm not the only one who'd consider it so?
I really hope that you didn't paint the discs!
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I really hope that you didn't paint the discs!
You know what I meant Jim, the "non contact" areas then, better?
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New Pagid discs now come completely painted. The pads wear the paint off the friction surface as they bed in

IIRC I put a set of four on Big Red so it'll be interesting to see how they are doing six months on
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New Pagid discs now come completely painted. The pads wear the paint off the friction surface as they bed in

IIRC I put a set of four on Big Red so it'll be interesting to see how they are doing six months on
My ATE discs were fully painted too
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