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Don’t lend them your brolly either then.😉😁
Edited By V8Eng on 17/08/2019 22:07:04
To quote a very old saying “never a borrower or a lender be”.
I made the mistake of being the second one and losing gear a few times never again (I don’t borrow things either).
Edited By V8Eng on 17/08/2019 21:49:29
|Thread: What 3 Words|
Thank you 34046 and Michael. Interesting idea might help find parcels delivered to somewhere underneath my garden hedge!
What is this about please?
|Thread: Another scam|
Another TVP video, actor again but based on true cases.
|Thread: Where do I buy these, I've looked every where.|
I have just done quick search for that shop and initial results seem to have little to do with engineering, Perhaps you should have put a link in?
Edited By V8Eng on 14/08/2019 20:52:27
Yes I remember your post was just seconds before mine and thought you must have typed faster than me.
Edited By V8Eng on 14/08/2019 19:26:33
Try Adamslube. Possibly under Oil hole covers and cups.
Link to their website here Lubricators
Edited By V8Eng on 14/08/2019 13:46:07
|Thread: Grid Frequency [mains electricity]|
Apparently some systems are up and running, link to relevant story here:-
Edited By V8Eng on 13/08/2019 14:38:23
Edited By V8Eng on 13/08/2019 14:34:36
|Thread: Closing down sale ,1930's tool catalogue|
I think they sold own branded lathes as well.
|Thread: Another scam|
Thames Valley Police have put a video on YouTube (using actors but it was an actual case) about a Courier fraud, I have put a link to it here:-
might save somebody getting expensively caught out.
Edited By V8Eng on 07/08/2019 23:42:14
Edited By V8Eng on 07/08/2019 23:46:37
|Thread: Home built trailer|
If you plan on using a trailer for taking stuff to a council
Edited By V8Eng on 06/08/2019 09:16:27
|Thread: Things to Come|
Our neighbourhood watch fell apart some years ago and we now have a neighbourhood alert system from the police, this system informs (those signed up) by email about crooked activity and issues in the area.
We were recommended the Ring doorbell system also a request that if we have any cctv to register it with them so the police know who to contact if footage is needed.
I did neither of the above but would offer cctv footage on a voluntary basis if something happened to warrant that, although it only covers our house and garden.
We are being watched all over the place, in shops, on the street, on the roads & pavements, incredibly there is even a camera (with warning notice) in the gents toilet in one of the nearby town shopping precincts.
It was recently reported that somebody was stopped by the police apparently because he covered his face when walking past one of their new facial recognition camera systems then refused to uncover it.
The same system that is used to track a suspected criminals movements can so easily be used to track anyone’s movement for who knows whatever supposed reason?
Our shopping habits are tracked by giving us loyalty cards with the carrot of rewards dangled to sign us up.
Our politicians passed laws enabling organisations to spy on our communications.
Welcome to today’s brave new free world.
Edited By V8Eng on 04/08/2019 22:44:46
|Thread: Does anybody know what this is ?|
Apprentice piece to demonstrate skill level?
Edited By V8Eng on 03/08/2019 10:16:30
|Thread: What Did You Do Today 2019|
Best wishes for a safe and satisfactory outcome for all concerned.
|Thread: My New Project... Setting up my new Myford Super7 Mk1|
Must have been even trickier getting it to the car on that bike.
Seriously though it looks a nice machine.
|Thread: RENAULT DAUPHINE|
You had to learn the driving characteristics of individual models in those days and adapt your driving to suit or find out the hard way!
No automatic stability control systems or anti lock braking etc, all down to the driver.
Edited By V8Eng on 01/08/2019 20:54:28
I had a Dauphine in the 60s lovely little car, comfortable and no huge tunnel in the floor unlike some of its counterparts.
Mine had been heavily modded by a previous owner and was very quick but the engine always rattled loudly which had friends telling me it was knackered, soon changed their minds when I took them out in it!
Like most cars of its age there was a short time between servicing which you missed at your peril. I think the rear suspension arms had Webbbing straps to stop too much downward movement of the arm and if the webbing broke the wheel tried to tuck under in enthusiastic cornering.
Mine eventually wrecked its gearbox and because of the extensive rusting was not worth repairing, shame because it was great fun to drive and a real wolf in sheep’s clothing.
Anybody remember the Gordini versions?
Edited By V8Eng on 01/08/2019 10:44:05
Edited By V8Eng on 01/08/2019 10:44:21
|Thread: IC engine tractor conversion query|
Electric ride on mowers and garden tractors seem to be available across the pond some seem to run at 48v, do not know if they are available in the U.K. yet.
More info via these links
Edited By V8Eng on 31/07/2019 21:35:52
Edited By V8Eng on 31/07/2019 21:44:13
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