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by SteveClem
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: petrol pump paranoia?
Replies: 21
Views: 364

Re: petrol pump paranoia?

There was a funny ‘Not the 9 o’clock News’ sketch about that many years ago.
The cashier had a little button to push to make the pump tick over by a penny :D
by SteveClem
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Car not starting
Replies: 74
Views: 1743

Re: Car not starting

Alice, there’s something needs sorting. It’s probably not a serious issue, but you must get someone with experience to check it over. The whole point of driving these cars is to enjoy a,relatively, stress free retro experience. And a well sorted Minor is a delight to drive. There’s really not much p...
by SteveClem
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Morris in for service
Replies: 16
Views: 376

Re: Morris in for service

From... blooming predictive rubbish :evil:
by SteveClem
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Morris in for service
Replies: 16
Views: 376

Re: Morris in for service

Like all things mechanical, they benefit trim regular use.
by SteveClem
Wed Nov 04, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Young enthusiast Bangers and Cash
Replies: 48
Views: 1285

Re: Young enthusiast Bangers and Cash

Can anyone imagine how much fun a joint minor- beetle rally would be :D
Old Alec would be rolling in his grave and there would likely be blood on the floor!!
by SteveClem
Wed Oct 28, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Cheap winter car
Replies: 31
Views: 2292

Re: Cheap winter car

Mike (jagnut) will, no doubt be delighted to know that I have sold the Tiguan and replaced it with a similar car, high seating position etc,that What Car rated as the most fuel efficient petrol car they have ever tested in a real world situation. Can you guess what it is Mike? :D Didn’t lose a penny...
by SteveClem
Wed Oct 28, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spotted today.
Replies: 2176
Views: 351483

Re: Spotted today.

We lived near Matlock for many years and there’s lots of classics live and visit there. A great place is Matlock and the area around.
by SteveClem
Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The awful joke thread
Replies: 40
Views: 1753

Re: The awful joke thread

It’s a little known fact that birds only use two types of twigs to make their nests.
Bent ones and straight ones.
by SteveClem
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Garage Floor paint
Replies: 27
Views: 611

Re: Garage Floor paint

I agree that a stabilising treatment on the concrete will pay dividends in the long run.
If the existing surface has a rough texture the paint will wear off the high spots quite rapidly, regardless of its quality.
Ask me how I know😂😂
by SteveClem
Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Problem with memory card no longer locking into video camera
Replies: 14
Views: 363

Re: Problem with memory card no longer locking into video camera

It’s such a shame that these things aren’t really designed to be repaired. It’s buy, use then throw away. :evil:
by SteveClem
Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wheel clamp
Replies: 29
Views: 645

Re: Wheel clamp

Looks the dogs b******s :D
by SteveClem
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Brake queery
Replies: 4
Views: 294

Re: Brake queery

I think that poor quality,aftermarket ,shoes can cause problems like this . Mintex seem to be worth paying a bit extra for.
by SteveClem
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wheel clamp
Replies: 29
Views: 645

Re: Wheel clamp

I guess there’s only so much that you can do to safeguard these cars, and it could soon become obsessive to the point where the joy of ownership becomes compromised.
by SteveClem
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The awful joke thread
Replies: 40
Views: 1753

Re: The awful joke thread

I saw an advert for a tv....’£5, volume stuck on maximum’.
I thought that I can’t turn that down.
by SteveClem
Sat Oct 10, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The awful joke thread
Replies: 40
Views: 1753

Re: The awful joke thread

My friend worked in a shoe recycling factory.
He said it was sole destroying.
by SteveClem
Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Duplex Timing Chain Kit
Replies: 8
Views: 268

Re: Duplex Timing Chain Kit

Reading some old posts, I see that the legendary bcc ecosse recommended using a simplex kit with tensioner to reduce noise rather than switching to duplex.
by SteveClem
Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The awful joke thread
Replies: 40
Views: 1753

Re: The awful joke thread

Apparently the artist, Van Gogh, cut an item from his head with a sharp knife and presented it to his lady love as a mark of affection.
She said ‘ What’s this ear?’
by SteveClem
Tue Sep 29, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: The awful joke thread
Replies: 40
Views: 1753

Re: The awful joke thread

‘Mummy, I hate Daddie’s guts’
‘ Well, leave them on the side of your plate, dear’.
by SteveClem
Sun Sep 27, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: One of the family...
Replies: 1
Views: 157

Re: One of the family...

:D :D