It sure is. And they sure do. Especially when you fiddle with the lights and make them extra nice.is that Finland, judging by the tree's?
There's something nice about older cars, even the lights have a personality
Your fogs use T10 bulbs? Can I see what they're going into?
Yeah it uses the reflector and yeah cause it's a later facelift march light and I'm using the reverse ,Your fogs use T10 bulbs? Can I see what they're going into?
Assuming it's a reflector housing with a lens, I guess the best option after a regular T10 would be one of those new COB LEDs. Not the cheapest but they're bright, work alright in a reflector usually, and can be red. I don't know if the red ones are as bright as the white ones though.
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So are you using the right reverse light as a fog light? I'd be surprised if those are T10, that would be too small, you sure they aren't T20? My lights are.Yeah it uses the reflector and yeah cause it's a later facelift march light and I'm using the reverse ,
I've tried the 5 bit led dash/side light and they are crap , filiment bulbs go white really quick (it's uses the same fitment as a t10 but bigger bulb forgot the model lol)
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That was an emotional read. It makes you think just how much your life would be different without our little #### boxes. We've all done so much with our cars, both working on them and also doing life things. So many memories because of these pieces of tin, they aren't just cars to us anymore but friends in a way to accompany us through new things in life.Best Photos of Cassie
9th of October, 2014. I bought Cassie, my first ever car.
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Some time in October, 2014. Feels like a lifetime ago. Me and an old friend at college about to hit the gym, him seeing me (a diehard biker at the time) in a car for the first time.
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4th of June, 2015. A friend and I went for a cruise to a nice view, and I chilled out in the boot.
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14th of August 2015. Looking at Cassie from a hotel room in London. Visibly smaller, not even parked up to the wall.
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17th of July, 2016. With fresh new wheels, grille design, taillights and black trim.
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17th of July, 2016. Heavy fog near my home. I drove on the beach.
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30th of September, 2016. I had just got my socket set and jack, so much more stuff was unlocked. Just started university and had moved to a different part of the country.
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31st of October, 2016. Dressing her up for Halloween. First time putting effort into Halloween, not one trick-or-treat-er. Bought red sidelights that didn't arrive in time.
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1st of August, 2017. A cool little modification to make my car stand out in the dark a little.
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1st of March, 2018. Heavy snow for the first time in many years. First time driving in snow. Extremely fun.
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20th of April, 2018. #teamtornadogrey.
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22nd of May, 2018. More squad goals.
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29th of May, 2018. First time swapping an engine over. Cassie, now a 1.4L, looking at her old engine.
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29th of May, 2018. Me, starting the new engine up for the first time after the swap. One of the best moments of my life so far.
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29th of May, 2018. Testing the engine and gearbox before putting the car back together. Not often you get this opportunity.
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20th of June, 2018. New home, new cool viewpoint to look at Cassie.
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10th of August, 2018. My favourite photo of Cassie. This was her in her best, and final form. It was only a month later that I would buy a replacement.
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29th of September, 2018. The final time Cassie had a running engine, before it was shut down. Running oil flushing liquid.
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7th of January, 2019. Simply captioned: "I mustn't forget about Cassie."
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Goodbye, old friend. I'll miss you.
At least wait for me to write the text first!
Lol ,At least wait for me to write the text first!
I just drove home in exceptional heavy rain on the motorway. That pipe isn't sucking air in, it's just guiding it to the filter, water won't be a problem.
It won't be the rocker cover as I just changed that gasket. I mean, that was leaking too, but that was a different leak.
Just wondering how much of a difference has the sound deadening on the doors made?Neat little pic from late at work.
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Here comes the cold, then!
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I figured I'd have a go at fixing the door rattle. It's been driving me insane! With even moderate music volume the bass rattled the door. It was a bit better with the window open a little.
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After lots and lots of prodding and tapping (using Blue Monday as a bass-y test song), I found two rattles. One, which was very minor, was coming from between the window motor and the door panel, at high frequencies. I fixed this by taking the extra foam (used to fill up the deeper parts of the doors) and chopping it a bit, and taping it in place.
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But that wasn't the main problem. It was beginning to get dark, and I eventually found the main bad vibes. It was the speaker itself. The way it was mounted to the door panel. The three screws holding it in place weren't exactly tight, but they wouldn't get tighter. Pulling the speaker away stopped the vibrations.
So I took the rest of the foam, and lined the back of the speaker.
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At first, that seemed to do the trick. But unfortunately it just replaced the vibration with a new kind of noise. So I'll have to look in to that again later. I'd also like to upgrade these speakers.
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I replaced an already-blown number plate bulb.
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I tried to adjust my left headlight. It's been pointing way too high (something that really annoys me to see!) The adjustment motor had gotten stuck on, so I unplugged it. I twisted the manual adjustment screw all the way until the top broke. Even then, it's aimed too high, but it's much better at least.
I'm just going to put on one of my spare sets. There's so much wrong with these headlights.
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Yesterday, my front tyres for winter arrived!
I'm going to be unstoppable in the snow!
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Just waiting on the single rear tyre (I'm reusing an old one).
Today, I dirtied up my car and got a Christmas tree.
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Very little to be honest. I did have some nasty rattles when I first got it, which went away with the foam. Other than that I guess it keeps some warmth in the car.Just wondering how much of a difference has the sound deadening on the doors made?
(My aftermarket speakers also make the doors rattle so much as well and its so annoying.)
Ah yes I know the bit you mean. On the plastic. I'll give that a check next time I'm in there.
Ah right fair enough, cheers for the reply.