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About Turvey

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  • Birthday 03/04/1965

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    Focus 1.6 Zetec
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  1. Aye, they can be a bit dodgy right enough. Although I think we've only had one slightly scary moment. We were following an artic heading north and it ground to a halt on the hairpin and started spinning the wheels and moving backwards! Quick check of the mirrors, nothing behind, reverse down the hill a bit to get out of the way. Artic made it up with much spinning and clutch slipping. Nice scenery though 😉
  2. I do like getting the one advisory for the Qashqai sorted last night 😀 One rear brake pad was worn more than the others so got them changed, mate at work is a mechanic in the garage and does homers for a select few. Pads changed, discs taken off and cleaned up, handbrake adjusted and reassembled with copper grease so hopefully won't sieze up again. £20! 😎 Hopefully keep Mrs Turvey happy when we're away on Monday, she wasn't happy about going down Berriedale Braes with 'dodgy brakes' 🙄😁
  3. I'm sorry, but I can't condone the use of any kind of alcohol for cleaning purposes!
  4. Aaron Kaufman from Fast 'n' Loud. I love old Yank cars and pickups and loved watching him and his crew turning what looked like rusty junk into something cool! 😎
  5. Saw this earlier on FB 😁
  6. How's the health?
  7. I do like walking through the duty-free shop in Glasgow airport and spying LITRE bottles of Caoruun gin for £24.99, normal size 700ml is usually about £35! So I had to buy one 🍸🍹🥃
  8. Glad I'm not alone!
  9. Thought I would share this with you in case it's of any interest to anyone. I found this app called VehicleSmart, available on Android and the Apple app store, put in your reg plate and you can set it up to get reminders for when your MOT and tax is due. The basic app is free but if you pay £1.99 you can get extra reminders for insurance etc
  10. And the most poignant one. This is The Clutha Bar where, as you may remember, a police helicopter crash-landed in 2013, killing all on board and 7 customers in the pub.
  11. A few more we spotted on our travels. These two are either end of a college/university building.
  12. Bagged the last Billy Connolly mural this morning 😎
  13. Ah well, more Billy Connolly murals then.