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by Big Kev
14 Aug 2020, 08:28
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3681
Views: 186915

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

Today's diesels have another complication. Toyota and possibly many others require an additional squirt of additive. (AdBlue a trade name) which is basically uric acid, I'm not taking the p... to keep emissions down. Big warning lights come on when it is running down. What else it does I don't know...
by Big Kev
14 Aug 2020, 07:59
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 12751
Views: 478780

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Crinkle Crankle I think, I've seen one in Norfolk or Suffolk somewhere...
by Big Kev
14 Aug 2020, 07:27
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3681
Views: 186915

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

A simple schematic (the easy bit)
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What it doesn't show is the array of sensors that can shut the engine down at the drop of a hat.
by Big Kev
14 Aug 2020, 06:46
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3681
Views: 186915

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

Stanley wrote:
14 Aug 2020, 02:33
I followed it Kev and it's a good example of what I was saying. All those added complications for some tiny improvement in performance or possibly to help meet some emissions target.
It's emissions...
by Big Kev
13 Aug 2020, 20:26
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1759
Views: 103341

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

A colon can completely change the meaning of a sentence, for example

Jane ate her friend's sandwich

Jane ate her friend's colon...
by Big Kev
13 Aug 2020, 10:38
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner
Replies: 1397
Views: 15734

Re: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner

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by Big Kev
13 Aug 2020, 10:33
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3681
Views: 186915

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

Tizer wrote:
13 Aug 2020, 09:02
Big Kev wrote:
13 Aug 2020, 06:55
Are you still paying attention at the back?
zzzzz zzzzz zzzzz
:biggrin2:
by Big Kev
13 Aug 2020, 08:56
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3681
Views: 186915

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

PanBiker wrote:
13 Aug 2020, 08:19
I blame F1. :extrawink: :biggrin2:
:biggrin2:
by Big Kev
13 Aug 2020, 08:49
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 11827
Views: 444505

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Wendyf wrote:
13 Aug 2020, 08:05
Big Kev wrote:
13 Aug 2020, 08:00
Wendyf wrote:
13 Aug 2020, 07:52
Can you share a table outside with friends?
Not sure I'd want to Wendy...

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Just a coffee Kev!
Should be OK then :good:
by Big Kev
13 Aug 2020, 08:00
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 11827
Views: 444505

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Wendyf wrote:
13 Aug 2020, 07:52
Can you share a table outside with friends?
Not sure I'd want to Wendy...
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by Big Kev
13 Aug 2020, 06:55
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3681
Views: 186915

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

I have a bluetooth OBD (onboard diagnostics) gizmo that reads fault codes and live data from the ECU, this is displayed in an app on my phone. Certainly worth the £4 I paid for it as I was able to give the garage the relevant fault codes, and the circumstances in which they occurred, which speeded u...
by Big Kev
12 Aug 2020, 21:14
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1759
Views: 103341

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Tripps wrote:
12 Aug 2020, 21:04
A priest, a minister, and a rabbit walk in to donate blood.

The rabbit says, I think I might be a type-O.
:biggrin2:
by Big Kev
12 Aug 2020, 19:45
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Shed Matters 3
Replies: 691
Views: 24614

Re: Shed Matters 3

Hammerite can be diluted, or brushes cleaned, with cellulose paint thinners https://www.amazon.co.uk/CarPlan-BTH500-Paint-Thinners/dp/B007L3QJUY/ref=asc_df_B007L3QJUY/?tag=googshopuk-21&linkCode=df0&hvadid=309775958298&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=10183429538644071096&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=m&hvdvcm...
by Big Kev
11 Aug 2020, 20:44
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1759
Views: 103341

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

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by Big Kev
11 Aug 2020, 11:54
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner
Replies: 1397
Views: 15734

Re: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner

plaques wrote:
11 Aug 2020, 11:48
In England the only kids attending infant schools are children of key workers.
Year 1 and Year 6 went back to the classroom before the summer holidays, key worker children were kept in their own 'bubble' away from the other children.
by Big Kev
11 Aug 2020, 07:39
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 11956
Views: 534203

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Many thanks to Sally, picked up some more masks yesterday which are greatly appreciated. :good:
by Big Kev
10 Aug 2020, 07:42
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: Where Have You Just Been?
Replies: 389
Views: 38158

Re: Where Have You Just Been?

The swimming pool is open, can't get much safer than a chlorine rich environment so looking forward to that. It's not the 2 week cruise around the Med we did have booked for P's 60th but it's a holiday. I've been saying that for years. My hair has been gradually been bleached a fetching blond colou...
by Big Kev
09 Aug 2020, 08:50
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner
Replies: 1397
Views: 15734

Re: Coronavirus (Covid19) Corner

Sue wrote:
09 Aug 2020, 08:19
Well I don’t know where you lot shop but nothing much seems to have changed round here, except for masks.
:good:
by Big Kev
09 Aug 2020, 06:59
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: Where Have You Just Been?
Replies: 389
Views: 38158

Re: Where Have You Just Been?

This is more where am I going. Booked in at Holme Lacy House Hotel in Herefordshire, it's currently running at 50% capacity to allow for social distancing. Live entertainment is outside on a purpose built stage, advice is to bring your own 'garden' chair. I bought a new set of heavy duty recliners b...
by Big Kev
09 Aug 2020, 06:41
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 12751
Views: 478780

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Same as China (replace Bing with Google) :good:
by Big Kev
07 Aug 2020, 10:15
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 11956
Views: 534203

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

I thought I'd seen something on Facebook about your brother, please accept my condolences Stanley.
by Big Kev
06 Aug 2020, 12:03
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 8314
Views: 340742

Re: POLITICS CORNER

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by Big Kev
06 Aug 2020, 11:08
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 11956
Views: 534203

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Insurance companies are very good at doing that. I always consult the Meerkats and then phone the number on my renewal letter, never fail to get a better deal.
by Big Kev
06 Aug 2020, 09:47
Forum: Amateur Radio
Topic: Amateur Radio Transceiver - Mobile Installation
Replies: 17
Views: 103

Re: Amateur Radio Transceiver - Mobile Installation

Thanks Kev. I have some very thin fibreglass rods which I saved from a pop up tent, they are quite good for pulling cables. I only have to come from the driver back quarter to the left of the driver seat. The transceiver is going to be mounted vertically on the side of the centre divider to the lef...
by Big Kev
06 Aug 2020, 09:46
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1759
Views: 103341

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Tizer wrote:
06 Aug 2020, 09:38
Very good, Kev. Do you make them up yourself or does it result from a mis-spent life on Facebook? :extrawink:
Mostly Facebook :-)

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