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    Wind Turbines.

    The turbines look much better today..
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    Wind Turbines.

    lol! in all fairness, the "bollocks" was aimed at this; i dont doubt there is poverty in the UK. i am though, very sure it will be a different demographic of person than what you will be thinking. "feckless , lazy scroungers that run the UK" a very broad and sweeping statement that some...
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    Wind Turbines.

    my old man is actually from Droylsden, mother from newton heath. his father was a lurryman who was called up to serve in the war. starved of his army issue woodbines he was pretty handy with the belt and fists... my father left school at 14 and home at 16, makes me laugh how apparently the...
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    Wind Turbines.

    yeah, i get all that shane, im one of four. dad on a mechanics wage. both my parents had hard lives, as did a lot in those days, from the working class terraces of manchester. i could type lots more but i wont bore you. i too was the kid with the cheap gola trainers and trousers that were too...
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    Wind Turbines.

    sorry, but the only word that springs to mind here is BOLLOCKS! i can personally introduce you to a half a dozen households whos parents and offspring are career benefit erm, whats the word.. SCROUNGERS! thats without even thinking about it in a small town of 27000 folk. ive grown up with a lot...
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    went car shopping today..

    drained the moly/gear oil mix on the other portal. no chips of metal but bearing wear fragments. this was from the magnet on the drain plug;
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    went car shopping today..

    yeah, not sure what the shipping quotes were about. i have sorted out the shipping from here, as albert didnt want to be involved with any custom forms etc. could of got the whole lot shipped over for about 40 quid, but i went with super fast airmail rather than by road to avoid any potential...
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    went car shopping today..

    ha, ha. yeah, every day is a school day for me on this thing too..
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    Wind Turbines.

    im not buying this. there will always be some people who think they are poor because they have less than those who have more.
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    1FZFE Engine knock advise

    Sounds to me like you've replaced the oil with sea water...
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    low oil pressure

    mine can be on zero at idle after prolonged driving. no point in checking the BEBs. just change them. cheap and easy job.
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    low oil pressure

    yeah, a oil pressure gauge is a pretty archaic way of monitoring the condition of an engine. back in the day when pretty much every bearing was on its last legs at 60000 miles they may of been useful. on a 1HD T, even with BEB self destructing, the gauge will be telling you life is still good...
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    went car shopping today..

    your right bob, and the ticking time bomb that potentially is the other three portals has been nagging at me. i base lined all the fluids in the vehicle as soon as i got it. the portals had been stuffed with grease. this sort of lazy "maintenance" really pisses me off. no doubt they used grease...
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    went car shopping today..

    Yes, both. :)
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    went car shopping today..

    meanwhile, over on ebay..
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