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 Post subject: Re: My Little Red C1
PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:13 pm 
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When I declared to my insurance company that I fitted 16" alloys in the Summer to my C1 they noted it but didn't charge me any extra.

100% agree with the advice to tell your insurer about ANY changes, and let them decide whether it affects their perception of risk and hence your premium. The risks of driving while (unintentionally) uninsured is just too high.

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 Post subject: Re: My Little Red C1
PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:58 pm 
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Quick update, decided I wanted DAB (And to be able to adjust the display colour of the radio!) and got a pretty nice deal on the Headunit (Pioneer MVH-X580DAB), installation was nice and simple. Definitely happy with the upgrade. I will probably throw the old one up on eBay.

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 Post subject: Re: My Little Red C1
PostPosted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:23 pm 
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Half day at work means more time to do bits on the bug!

Started off with a partial rear debadge, didn't want to go for a full debadge as I feel it's a bit plain but decided to clean up the look with a partial one, I am loving the new look.

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Next up attempting a repair on the rear defroster, only one has been working since I got the car and it's painful, no idea of it will work but it's all I can really do

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Finally the most temporary job so far, so, I took off the high level brake light to install some LEDs (Didn't in the end, the white LEDs are too blue and look too pink in the red housing, ordered some red LEDs). BAD IDEA, seal completely disintegrated. So my fix was to stick some really thick draft exclusion foam strips in place, cut them down and colour them in with marker, it doesn't look as awful as I was expecting but I assume it won't actually seal so I am trying to figure out a more permanent solution for now.

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 Post subject: Re: My Little Red C1
PostPosted: Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:26 am 
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Next morning update after a horrible rainy night:

Light seal worked perfectly, bone dry inside!

Rear defroster on the other hand was a complete and utter disaster, just made things much worse! My fault for using electrical tape! why did I do that.

Anyway, gonna reattempt when it's warmer again and I can take the rear window off for a day

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 Post subject: Re: My Little Red C1
PostPosted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:21 pm 
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The debadging looks great, good idea to go for partial. Well done.

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