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    Just going to continue with the bleach injections...

    Just going to continue with the bleach injections :whistling:
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    Well, really? As many of you will know I am 75 on...

    Well, really? As many of you will know I am 75 on 31st December and many of my neighbours and I love to venture outside and enjoy the sun, sit on park benches, walk the mutt and get about, probably...
  3. Mk1 golf front grill I had a pair like...

    Mk1 golf front grill[/QUOTE]
    I had a pair like that grafted into my old Bond Bug, might have been from 1960s micro car
  4. I know it's doors v canopy but mine pull down and...

    I know it's doors v canopy but mine pull down and hold down very nicely.
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    And here in Spain where we have l-oads of sun we...

    And here in Spain where we have l-oads of sun we have one of the highest infection rates ??? We also have the most recalcitrant youths.
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    Funny that, here we have 350 days of sun and the...

    Funny that, here we have 350 days of sun and the high infection rate. I take multi vitamins as well as my 5 a day meds. So far, so good.
    Currently 26 degrees...
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    Managed that myself a month ago, bit snapped and...

    Managed that myself a month ago, bit snapped and drilled into my thumb to the bone, ouch! was NOT what I said.
  8. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Daily drive, the BMW E30 passed the ITV for...

    Daily drive, the BMW E30 passed the ITV for another year just an advisory left front fog not working and brake balance on front and rear a bit heavy on the left, but apart from needing a new...
  9. I hope I don't have too many problems heat wise...

    I hope I don't have too many problems heat wise in the cockpit, I stretched and stapled the black alcantara cloth to the wood of the dash, (another reason I use wood) rather than glue as it can be...
  10. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    It is very frustrating not being able to get to...

    It is very frustrating not being able to get to the shed but even more is having to pay 140€ a month for the privilege. Nearly as frustrating as receiving the Skoda gear shift repair kit that was...
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    One less task to worry about, until the next time...

    One less task to worry about, until the next time that is. The SEAT Ibiza passed it's ITV, new CAT' did the job of reducing CO2 from .52 to .02 so good until next August (renewal is from date test...
  12. Thread: Crimp or Solder

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    I have used the common or garden ratchet crimper,...

    I have used the common or garden ratchet crimper, some of which are over 30 years old. for both insulated and none insulated terminals since 1988 and well over two thousand joints (as well as...
  13. Thread: Peter's Eagle SS

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    Dam, blast and buggeration!!! Just as I am...

    Dam, blast and buggeration!!! Just as I am getting to sort out the SS the government impose another batch of travel restrictions other than for "essential work" so I cannot travel out of Estepona,...
  14. Thread: Crimp or Solder

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    having been asked the time we end up building a...

    having been asked the time we end up building a clock.
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    Having found out why the SEAT Ibiza failed on...

    Having found out why the SEAT Ibiza failed on emissions. the CAT was completely hollow, blown out. new cat was 80€ inc VAT and post from Germany. Local wanted 222€, jock
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    :rofl::rofl:Me too, not only that but a lot of...

    :rofl::rofl:Me too, not only that but a lot of files seem to have 'got lost' too.:facepalm:
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    I know what you mean, I have so many bits from so...

    I know what you mean, I have so many bits from so many cars as well as after market accessories I just hook them up and it seems to work.

    I don't even remember what some of the parts are from.
    ...
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    On a Spanish TV show recently the presenter...

    On a Spanish TV show recently the presenter offered an old dial telephone to some kds and asked them to dial 911, could they? No way, they pressed it, stabbed it but none thought of turning the dial....
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    It's not what's on show but what YOU know is...

    It's not what's on show but what YOU know is there.
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    That's why I love Dan's Nova.
  20. A very interesting video, I was obviously aware...

    A very interesting video, I was obviously aware of Philips but not Robinson, strangely today many of the 'cross head screws' are JIS (Japanese Industrial Standard) they have a dot on the side of the...
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    Thanks Steve. need all the encouragement I can...

    Thanks Steve. need all the encouragement I can get right now.

    Managed to find a genuine Skoda Estelle repair kit for the ball which is over 20 quid but worth it. coupled with a pair of Oilite...
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    Pick a bolt ...

    Pick a bolt

    https://volkswagen.7zap.com/en/rdw/typ+3+typ+4+k70/t3/1970-34/1/101-2000/

    Some really nice parts here

    https://aapistons.com/?msclkid=5fd1059c8709151bc8d45a3a253f594d

    Jst to...
  23. Thread: Crimp or Solder

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    Just had a wire break off one of the 'crimped'...

    Just had a wire break off one of the 'crimped' connectors on my washer pump on the BMW, now I have to buy a complete kit.
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    What stops two parts coming apart? The last bolt....

    What stops two parts coming apart? The last bolt. In that area I don't know of any external use for it so I would whip it out anyway.
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    Good day in the shed today. Found the reason...

    Good day in the shed today.

    Found the reason for the sloppy gear shift on what was once a very smooth, tight shifter. It wasn't the connector, that is a new-ish OEM one but the 30 year old Skoda...
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