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by GTiJohn
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Announcements and Information
Topic: New R8 3 door and Cabriolet prints available
Replies: 1
Views: 36

New R8 3 door and Cabriolet prints available

Russ Wallis has added these stunning prints of both the R8 3 door and Cabriolet to his portfolio https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48754447041_159abceb68_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48754447076_ae512d39c4_b.jpg Options and pesonalisation choices are :- Auto-Graphics Automotive Illust...
by GTiJohn
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: R8 Alarm - causes of sporadic activation?
Replies: 9
Views: 224

Re: R8 Alarm - causes of sporadic activation?

GTiJohn wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:07 pm
1234dist wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:22 pm
90% door switches, in your case maybe the boot loom again.
It has only stated doing it since I 'sorted' the loom :D
and hasn't done it since I posted this :laughing2
by GTiJohn
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Straining wires for cabrio hood
Replies: 7
Views: 128

Re: Straining wires for cabrio hood

Where abouts are these wires? They run above the side windows in between the outer hood and the headlining, on one each side. They're item 14 in this exploded diagram - https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID002946 Although they're not mentioned specifically, it might help you understand the constructi...
by GTiJohn
Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Bodywork & Detailing
Topic: Straining wires for cabrio hood
Replies: 7
Views: 128

Re: Straining wires for cabrio hood

Can you record the lengths - eyelet-to-eyelet - and take photos please, as you won't be the only person who'll need to get these parts replaced? :angel
by GTiJohn
Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1052

Re: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019

Fittingly we had 8 R8s on yesterday's Graduate re-run. We assembled at the Angel at Topcliffe, https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48737409091_6c72426597_k.jpg then drove up Sutton Bank and stopped for lunch and an ice cream at Hutton-le-Hole https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48737407501_0948325cd...
by GTiJohn
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1052

Re: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019

I'll be bringing along the club's stock of mugs and T-shirts if anybody is given any spending money for this skool trip :laughing2
by GTiJohn
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1052

Re: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019

Updated attendees :- 1. GTiJohn - visiting Russ 2. Cabriolet106 - visiting Russ - plus 2 or 3 friends 3. 1234dist (pending working vehicle) 4. Paul_1978 5. 220 GSi turbo - visiting Russ 6. gbs100 - visiting Russ 7. Kevin Willis Suggested timings: 12 Noon - Meet at The Angel at Topcliffe and photo op...
by GTiJohn
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1052

Re: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019

Updated attendees :- 1. GTiJohn - visiting Russ 2. Cabriolet106 plus 2 or 3 friends 3. 1234dist (pending working vehicle) 4. Paul_1978 5. 220 GSi turbo - visiting Russ 6. gbs100 - visiting Russ This might help getting to the Newport Bridge https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48721488307_cc20a55025_b...
by GTiJohn
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: R8 3DR Door card repair (With pictures)
Replies: 7
Views: 648

Re: R8 3DR Door card repair (With pictures)

Very impressive stuff :clapping
by GTiJohn
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1052

Re: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019

So far we have 1. GTiJohn 2. Cabriolet106 plus 2 or 3 friends 3. 1234dist (pending working vehicle) 4. Paul_1978 5. 220 GSi turbo 6. gbs100 I'm going to suggest meeting up The Angel at Topcliffe - http://www.theangelattopcliffe.co.uk/ around noon and start from there. This is were the NE group meet ...
by GTiJohn
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1052

Re: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019

kevinwillis wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:56 am
Now if that does not get people to come out for a drive nothing will.
We'll the rush has been....non-existent.

Is anyone else joining me for a cuppa with Russ?
by GTiJohn
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1052

Re: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019

We have had a very kind offer from Russ Swift to visit him at his home in Leyburn, which is about a 40min additional drive each way from the proposed route - basically driving west from Nortallerton on the return leg of the route down the A19. Tea, a chat and a look at his collection of mementos wil...
by GTiJohn
Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Cabriolet
Topic: My Cab - what is it?
Replies: 8
Views: 219

Re: My Cab - what is it?

SEe had leather seats a power-hood and 6-spoke alloy wheels.

Many came in Tahiti blue but may also have come in other colours.
by GTiJohn
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: 5AS immobilizer repair/ by pass
Replies: 7
Views: 255

Re: 5AS immobilizer repair/ by pass

Excellent need :D
by GTiJohn
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1052

Re: R8 "The Graduate" re-run September 14/15th 2019

kevinwillis wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:30 pm
What time would the morning meet up point be in Thirsk?
Personally I'm not expecting to be there 'till about noon and use the afternoon for the drive but come back here tomorrow to hear an interesting optional 'addition' to this route :wink3