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Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-06-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,373
Posted By Smanderson117
All I can say is you're a braver man than me!

All I can say is you're a braver man than me!
Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-06-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 23,621
Posted By Starbuck88
I'm currently battling with my Bangernomics cars...

I'm currently battling with my Bangernomics cars to get them ready for sale still, The Verso seems to have a lot of interest but nobody has actually turned up to view it :wall: and the Focus...The...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-06-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By Kerr
There's no chance most people could change a...

There's no chance most people could change a light bulb on a modern car. There isn't a chance anyone is going to do it by the roadside.

The last time I changed a bulb was on my old BMW E92. ...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 21-06-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Kerr
They've got their kicking K and curly C mixed up....

They've got their kicking K and curly C mixed up.






...I hope someone else remembers this from primary school..
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 21-06-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 900
Poll: Lawn care
Views: 91,697
Posted By garycha
After trial and error, I use this one in summer: ...

After trial and error, I use this one in summer:
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e309/turbotfiend1/garden/9C62D45A-79D5-4BE2-8C51-C7BE42B6E04A_zpsmkinwtfp.jpg

It's an easy liquid feed. 18%...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By Vossman
Great story and a true AA man of the old school,...

Great story and a true AA man of the old school, there can't be many of them any more.

A friend of mine has an MG ZT Cdti which for some reason overheated on the motorway, the RAC man arrived and...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By Darlofan
That's great to hear. I used Green Flag many...

That's great to hear. I used Green Flag many years ago, mechanic had a look said he couldn't find a fault and would tow me to a garage. I was young, skint and car wasn't needed as much as now so I...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By sshooie
Credit where it's due, you don't have to go into...

Credit where it's due, you don't have to go into detail, but I'd still get it on their media pages.

*non interference means when the valves and pistons start spinning out of kilter they don't...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 20-06-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By enc
A breakdown man that actually fixes ...

In my personal experience, with the odd exception of s jump start on homestart, i don't recall the AA ever repairing a car for me. Towed home yes but never fixed at the roadside. So it was refreshing...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 19-06-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By GP Punto
For those that are digging out their old pens,...

For those that are digging out their old pens, bringing them back to life is usually straight forward.

For cartridge pens, remove the old cartridge and hold the nib section under a cold tap until...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 18-06-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By GP Punto
If anyone wants to rekindle the use of fountain...

If anyone wants to rekindle the use of fountain pens a very good modern alternative is available for very little money, cup of coffee money.

I suggest that you look at Jinhao pens, especially the...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 18-06-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By Arvi
Thanks Guys. I appreciate the replies. I know AGP...

Thanks Guys. I appreciate the replies. I know AGP won't give me the correction that I'm after for a proper polish. Basically my niece wants me to drive her to her prom and I wanted to get the car...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 18-06-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By ChrisHorner
Arvi, Having polished a BMW 5 Series in the...

Arvi,

Having polished a BMW 5 Series in the same colour with very bad paint condition last week it took the best part of 10 hours including washing, mechanical and chemical decontamination, full...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 17-06-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By Fentum
Hmm, perhaps I'll see what kind of nib I can get...

Hmm, perhaps I'll see what kind of nib I can get for either of mine.

What's really frustrating was that I went to school two hundred yards from a most excellent pen shop in Oxford :wall: (which I...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 17-06-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By GP Punto
Montblanc make some lovely pens and I think that...

Montblanc make some lovely pens and I think that you are very wise to keep to MB inks, they work very well together.

To pick up on paper problems, some papers are terrible with fountain pens, the...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 17-06-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By todds
I use a Mont Blanc fountain pen on a daily basis...

I use a Mont Blanc fountain pen on a daily basis for the last 35 years with their own ink that comes in an exquisite bottle with a refilling chamber.It is a beautiful writer and can be got with nibs...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 17-06-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,652
Posted By kingswood
18mnths ago?! remember reading when you bought...

18mnths ago?! remember reading when you bought it!

get a big V8 M car before they completely do away with them :-) mid teens mpg isnt that bad...............
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 17-06-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By Rundie
I'm a heavy writer so usually end up tearing...

I'm a heavy writer so usually end up tearing through paper and table underneath, I think I have anger issues :-)
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 17-06-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By James_R
Yep, I use a Sheaffer fountain pen. Not very...

Yep, I use a Sheaffer fountain pen.

Not very often. I find they write very easily, but if you use cheap/thin paper you get issues with bleeding through so when you turn the page over it makes it...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 17-06-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By GP Punto
For those that dont know, a nib for a left handed...

For those that dont know, a nib for a left handed person slants to the right, shaped like a right foot and sometimes called a right oblique.

Some inks are notorious for drying slowly, Diamine in...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 17-06-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By Fentum
GP Punto, I was required to use them at...

GP Punto,

I was required to use them at school - no funny inks or biro ever(!), even though I am a left-hooker, and thus dragged the ink over the page after me:(. Writing legible essays was...
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-06-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By Fentum
Excellent, Cookies! But does the smell...

Excellent, Cookies!

But does the smell linger or will my wire wheels smell like a public lavatory for weeks:lol:?

Years ago, I made the mistake of cleaning some garden furniture with Jeyes'...
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-06-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By MrMatt
I'm more worried that I remembered it! Can't...

I'm more worried that I remembered it! Can't remember what I did yesterday but no worries remembering a post on a forum from 18 months ago...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 17-06-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Kenan
40th birthday/ father's Day

Today's my 40th and father's Day and wanted to share my cake and birthday card that you might appreciate
...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 17-06-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,652
Posted By Kerr
32,000 miles gone now and no more issues. ...

32,000 miles gone now and no more issues.

The rear brakes have been locked at 3200 miles to go for a while. I believe the wear calculator is set to this and won't now move until triggered. The...
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