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Re: 987.1 Boxster - Porsche #1 2018/03/08 22:16:55 (permalink)
Bought some upgrade headlight bulbs this week. 
Philips White Vision H7.
I had these for the Porsche, but a bulb blew in the RS200, so I had to whip them off the garage shelf use them in the Clio.
Trip to Eurocarparts during the 35% off weekend meant they were just £20.
They were great in the Type R, they look good in the Clio and hopefully I'll get them in the Porsche at the weekend.
 
https://www.eurocarparts....7022W&&cc5_847
 
Also bought some leather touch up paint from Bespoke Leathering (John, the seat repair guy you see with Tim and Fuzz on CAR S.O.S)
£18 or so for a bottle of dye with built in sealant, including some toners to make the colour lighter or darker, and a gloss enhancer if you need a bit more shine.  
Seat leather is good, I'm going to try it out on a bit of leather wear on the handbrake.
 
http://www.bespokeleather.../leathercare/buyonline
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Re: 987.1 Boxster - Porsche #1 2018/03/15 09:25:46 (permalink)
Interesting 'blog' this, we are planning a north Yorkshire run this June to do the stream railway run (etc).
I also have some leather rash on the driver's side bolster, good to see how you get on.
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Re: 987.1 Boxster - Porsche #1 2018/03/15 19:01:18 (permalink)
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Interesting 'blog' this, we are planning a north Yorkshire run this June to do the stream railway run (etc).
I also have some leather rash on the driver's side bolster, good to see how you get on.
Graham
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Have a great time Graham.  
The nicer weather can't come soon enough!
 
I'll post up my results with the leather paint etc.
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Re: 987.1 Boxster - Porsche #1 2018/06/03 21:10:04 (permalink)
Not done much to the car.
I finally got round to fitting the H7 headlight bulbs that I bought back in Feb/March
 
They are a much whiter light than the standard bulbs.
 
The headlight assembly was pretty simple to remove.
Using the toolkit to twist the headlight out of the wing was straight forward.
Then quickly removing the 4 screws and taking the bulb out and replacing was a 5 minute job.
I struggled to get the headlight assembly back in, but thats because I was waiting for the 'click' of it being secured in place but didn't want to over tighten it and break anything.
 
I was much faster with the passenger side.
 
Looking forward to seeing what they look like in the dark.
Could do with replacing the sidelights with LED's, but that means taking the Zunsport grilles off, which I don't want to do in case I break a clip.
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Re: 987.1 Boxster - Porsche #1 2018/09/03 22:46:59 (permalink)
After doing the North Yorks Moors last year, then the Dales in February (brrrr !) my son and I had a couple of days in the North Yorks Moors again.
 
Very similar to our tour last year, stayed at the Downe Arms Hotel at Wykeham, between Pickering and Scarborough. 
 
First day up there was really warm, blue sky, roof down, 24deg C.
 
A stop off for pics outside Rievaulx Abbey
 
P1020489 by *JMR*, on Flickr
 
P1020490 by *JMR*, on Flickr
 
Up to Stokesley and then back down along Blakey Ridge to Hutton le Hole.
Pics halfway along the Blakey road.
 
P1020494 by *JMR*, on Flickr
 
P1020497 by *JMR*, on Flickr
 
P1020503 by *JMR*, on Flickr
 
P1020511 by *JMR*, on Flickr
 
Following day was a different day altogether.
Lots of thick fog heading up to the Blakey road, and 12degC !!!!
The road after Pickering, turning off at Aislaby and heading up through Rosedale Abbey and up to Blakey Ridge was fantastic.
Roof remaining down, but heated seats on :-)
 
P1020541 by *JMR*, on Flickr
 
P1020543 by *JMR*, on Flickr
 
Thanks for looking
 
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