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SeanW

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About SeanW

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  • Birthday 03/03/1988

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    2009
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  1. Things I Don't Like

    What a fun couple of months I've had! So, I've been fairly quiet on here for a while...good news: Work finally remembered me and appointed me to a ship...the brand spanking new RFA Tiderace Bad news: it's not going to sea whilst I'm appointed to her. Soo...I'm sat alongside in Falmouth staring wistfully out to sea. If you think the new carriers have problems...well... Not only that, I now have man flu! Even before all of that I was grumpy anyway! Slid on a patch of icy grass straight into a 45gal drum full of water. I now have a crease on the lip of my bonnet - perfectly highlighted by the missing paint! Then a very close friend of mine was blue-lighted over to Scunthorpe from Grimsby having had a stroke! (He's on the mend and doing well). I then slipped in the ice (taking my friend home after a few days in hospital) and clonked my elbow on my tow ball. Still hurts now a month later. I probably should mention it to the Med Tech onboard... Oh yeah...and they haven't been told when I'm due off! (Easy answer - I'm supernumeray and don't require a relief...I'll go when my 2 months is up!)
  2. My 2012 Mondeo has a speed limiter and cruise control max of about 115* *set to, not achieved
  3. Car Conundrums!

    Weeks at this rate Nope - good guesses though... I can't think of any more cryptic clues... But you certainly know about it when this thing doesn't work...not all the time, but during a regular routine (how regular depends on your habits)
  4. Lights and Insurance

    Small changes like that are unlikely to affect your insurance. The headlight bulbs won't affect your insurance at all - because they're legal and meet the OE spec, they don't care. I'm pretty sure it's the same with the interior LEDs. If in doubt, ring the insurance company.
  5. Holy thread resurrection Batman!! I mentioned the other week that my Cruise Control wasn't working properly. Quick Google said whip the airbag off, remove the switches and clean. Tried that, couldn't get the airbag to unclip - soo Google again...just tried the squirt method (ooo....Matron!) Roger me, it works!! Less than a penny's worth of spray and about 20 seconds work - awesome!!
  6. Car Conundrums!

    Ooo...forgot about this one lol All nope so far... I guess you want another clue? Gimme 10 to think of one lol
  7. Things I Don't Like

    That's the badger!! Today I survived the DRIU* with a stinking cold! (*Damage Repair Instructional Unit - damaged ship simulator...great fun, when you're not full of man-flu lol) Tomorrow, I get to be drowned again before being gassed and grilled on Wednesday, followed by more grilling on Thursday & Friday. ...the joys of Basic Sea Survival... (Not sure how much of this is a like though lol)
  8. Things I Don't Like

    Laptop has decided to install a major update...I was going to play games to avoid Strictly... Over 45 minutes so far...
  9. Things I Do Like

    I did the rear trailing arm bushes myself!! Bit of a pig, but after being quoted £450+VAT I laughed and googled it - easy job...or so I thought...The old bushes were rather well...umm...attached lol You no longer need to replace the whole trailing arm...Ford "invented" a tool to press the old bushes out. It's a screw down press with a couple of notches for the bush housing to fit into. Cheap(er) knock offs are available...
  10. Things I Do Like

    Hartwell Ford of Scunthorpe are advertising the new Ford Scrappage Scheme...
  11. Tow Eye Cover

    Don't see many parts painted in Avalon. Might just have to bite the bullet and spray one up.
  12. Car Conundrums!

    Some good ideas coming out - but still not there lol
  13. Car Conundrums!

    Some good answers there - but still a no Lemma know when you want another clue
  14. Daylight Running Lights for Mk 2.5

    They're the same as mine - which used to be Lenny's. If you've read any of Lenny's stuff you'll know he doesn't do cheap tat! There are 2 options with them - 50% dim or completely off with the dipped lights. On full brightness, they look chuffin' awesome!! I actually found them earlier - Mother dearest is "sick of tripping over the flipping box" (genuinely was flipping - she doesn't swear lol). If you're interested, drop me a message bud
  15. Car Conundrums!

    Nooo - I'll hang on for another clue...maybe @GMX has had a ponder