Big Day

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Big Day

Post by Doc Sausage » Thu Jul 21, 2011 12:49 am

I am well chuffed today cos for the first time in two years I can crank the Ol' Skyrockets engine

Didn't have enough juice to actually attempt a full fire-up but just to turn the key and hear it turning over was enough for me :D x 10

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Re: Big Day

Post by The Interceptor » Fri Jul 22, 2011 12:36 pm

Excellent!
You'll be over the moon when it's ticking over properly. :D
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Re: Big Day

Post by Brunty » Fri Jul 22, 2011 10:06 pm

Chug Chug... Brum Brum!
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Re: Big Day

Post by Old Mac Rocco » Sat Jul 23, 2011 12:41 am

I'm hoping for the same result over the weekend.
Fingers crossed.
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Re: Big Day

Post by Doc Sausage » Sun Jul 24, 2011 12:09 am

Brunty wrote:Chug Chug... Brum Brum!
Pretty much spot on but you seem to have omitted all the effing and blinding in the middle; I even invented a number of new swear words when I saw the price of a new Bosch battery :o

nonetheless, I am extremely chuffed to announce that it is at last running, albeit a bit lumpy.

I am, however, less than chuffed to find that the exhaust sounds like it has gone for a Donald but then it is almost payday and the overdraft was getting a bit small

Any luck OMR?

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Re: Big Day

Post by ianaudia4 » Mon Jul 25, 2011 10:54 pm

New Bosch batteries for a Scirocco are less than £40 from Euro Car Parts, a damn sight cheaper than Halfords!
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Re: Big Day

Post by Brunty » Wed Jul 27, 2011 5:32 pm

Halfords trade card sees much cheaper batteries! Problem is you never know the cost until you're at the till. £40 is good though, shame that they don't sell them through mail order (unless that's changed?).
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Re: Big Day

Post by bluestreak56 » Wed Jul 27, 2011 5:41 pm

ECP were doing 30% off a short while ago, I bought a new Bosch Battery for my grans car for £35.

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Just checked it expired 30th June sorry

I usually find Tayna batteries good value.
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Re: Big Day

Post by Doc Sausage » Sat Jul 30, 2011 9:39 pm

Aaaaaagh!

If there was a "blowing your brains out" smiley it would be here

Still, I'd only have squandered the money on food and final demand bills

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Re: Big Day - Lessons Learnt No. 78

Post by Doc Sausage » Mon Aug 22, 2011 9:36 pm

Route the brake pipes before you fit the bloody engine! :thumbdown:

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