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#1 restomad

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 01:00 AM

Hi all,

New to the forum, just wanted to say hello, and i was just wondering how everyone out there is faring now that the weather has turned noticeably colder, i know some of you in the colder corners of the country are probably already feeling it, but here in the midlands, i've just pulled out the work fleece, which is my indicator lol, how are the fellow diesel drivers going, how many turns do you give the old glow plugs before starting lol.



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Posted 11 November 2013 - 10:56 AM

Welcome to the family Paul.

 

Personally (for now anyway!) my car is fairing pretty well! the temperature is around 5 - 8 degrees on a morning these days, the glow lights go out pretty quickly and it fires up quickly too, so all in all, I am pretty impressed that its faring so w



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Posted 11 November 2013 - 10:58 AM

Hi Paul welcome to the club!  :)



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Posted 11 November 2013 - 12:11 PM

same here. 2 deg 2 nights ago & 1st turn of the key,no bother. wait & see,Ive just tempted fate lol



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Posted 11 November 2013 - 12:51 PM

I know what you mean Stooge *touches wood!*



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Posted 11 November 2013 - 05:22 PM

Cheer for the welcome, i should of thought really, the moment you tempt fate your done lol, and i don't want to be responsible for mass glow plug failure lol

So hi will do lol



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Posted 11 November 2013 - 06:33 PM

mass glow-plug failure lol. 



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Posted 12 November 2013 - 01:39 AM

Yeah an unheard of phenomena, so im told.... :whistling:  :whistling:



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Posted 12 November 2013 - 10:01 AM

So when this equivalent of a vehicle STD is spreading like wildfire, we know who the originating source is - don't we Paul? ;)



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Posted 12 November 2013 - 05:45 PM

:innocent:  :innocent:



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Posted 12 November 2013 - 05:58 PM

So when this equivalent of a vehicle STD is spreading like wildfire, we know who the originating source is - don't we Paul? ;)

haha we just need to remember to wash our hands after driving & only have a relationship & be faithful to ONE car :P



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Posted 12 November 2013 - 09:35 PM

lol, to be fair though some cars make it difficult to be faithful to, you just cant help but to spread yourself around it, get your hands all over it and throw it around the place! make a bit of noise and hope you dont suffer the consequences of a good night the next morning ;) :P



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Posted 13 November 2013 - 02:00 AM

haha we just need to remember to wash our hands after driving & only have a relationship & be faithful to ONE car :P

 

I always wear a rubber..................glove.



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Posted 13 November 2013 - 09:17 AM

lol :) keeping a pack of rubbers in the boot for when your getting dirty on your car is always advisable. a set of overalls to take any spillage that results from the dirty area's will at least keep your clothes clean ;)



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Posted 13 November 2013 - 06:35 PM

Here's a tip for when you go down and dirty on the old girl.

 

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Or if you decide to get really freaky

 

 

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