Posts in Hints and Tips for the Driver

The joy that is T-cut

Written By admin On 14th May 2015
 

I see it about once a quarter, the solution our fathers passed on to us, the abrasive cream in the back of the garage. There is a place for such products, mostly a generation ago, for removing light scratches; but if it is possible to catch your finger nail in the scratch it is almost […]

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Do you need your A/C on all the time?

Written By admin On 10th Jun 2013
Do you need your A/C on all the time?

Do you need your A/C on all the time?   At the weekend I needed to visit the family in the North East, a 450 mile round trip and a chance to see if the tales of hungry A/C was true or not. 200 miles up on motorway and duel carriageway, A/C on – 46.8 […]

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Badges and Paintwork Repair

Written By admin On 4th Jun 2013
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Badges and Paintwork Repair   This Ford Fiesta had it’s rear hatch and bumper damaged while parked in a supermarket car park. When the owner returned to load the car, there was, surprise surprise, no note under the wiper. The repair itself is quite straight forward, but to get the best result, the tricky part […]

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Working Breakfast Networking Group

Written By admin On 18th Apr 2013
Working Breakfast Networking Group

Working Breakfast Networking Group It being a Thursday morning, I was up early to get to the Regency Hotel at 360 London Road, Leicester for a 6:45am start for the best networking group in the area. This mornings 10 minute presentation was by Dave Crowther, Director of Andrew Bourne and Co and Dave managed to make insurance […]

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Clearing up someone else’s mess

Written By admin On 13th Nov 2012
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Clearing up someone else’s mess. If you found my site via Google you will know that there are other alloy wheel repairers around the county. Many of them will do a good job for you, but not all! As you can see on the picture above, when I started to prep the damage on a […]

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The power of networking

Written By admin On 1st Nov 2012
The power of networking

The power of networking Call me a Network slut if you like, but this morning’s Working Breakfast meeting was my 4th network meeting in 8 days. Get out of bed in the mornings people! If you have never taken part in a networking meeting in the past, get yourself up early on a thursday morning […]

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BMW E92 M3 bumper scuff repair

Written By admin On 17th Oct 2012
BMW E92 M3 bumper scuff repair

BMW E92 M3 bumper scuff repair A very nice JEREZSCHWARZ (A73) M3 Coupe, complete with carbon effect roof, (not usually a fan but sure looks good with this colour option) was in need of some care after a supermarket visit. As well as repairing the O/S/F bumper scuff I was able to hide a small mark […]

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That’s the wonder of T-Cut

Written By admin On 9th Aug 2011
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That’s the wonder of T-Cut Many of us have been told by our Dad, or friends and family that T-Cut is a wonder product that can fix any damage upto and sometimes beyond a total right off. The fact of the matter is that in SOME circumstances it is possible to improve the look of […]

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When NOT to polish your car

Written By admin On 7th Jul 2010
When NOT to polish your car

When NOT to polish your car! When asked to look at a pool car for one of my regular City Centre Customers I was a shown a rather neglected Mazda6, not in itself unusual, most pool cars suffer this way. What the Customer wanted to show me was a series of “cloudy” areas on the bodywork […]

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What would you want to know?

Written By admin On 16th Apr 2010
What would you want to know?

What would you want to know? Too often Peter is called to quote on someones pride and joy only to find that the small repair he has been called to look at has revealed an underlying issue from earlier in the vehicles life. Often only 2 or 3 years old, a small bumper scuff, when […]

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  • Awesome service! made it look like it never happened! Fast, efficient, effective and affordable. Mark Perkins Bumper Scuff
    Awesome service! made it look like it never happened! Fast, efficient, effective and affordable.