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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by mat_fenwick » Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:03 am

Wires I'm happy with - toilets less so. Especially ones that don't flush vom=

Mark, seeing as the fridge works on gas the refrigerant side of things is OK. They use heat from either gas, 12 V or mains to circulate it so it's likely either the mains element has failed or even better just the wiring/fuse to it. PM me the details and I'll price up a replacement element.

Paul, do you think that a fridge repair man is a career I should be getting into? From this film (which I assume was a documentary) did it look like an interesting job?
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Post by Caffiend » Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:59 pm

mat_fenwick wrote:From this film (which I assume was a documentary) did it look like an interesting job?
I'm sure it is Mat, for a given value of interesting. Art* movie?

Also off-topic. Paul started it.
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Paul296 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:33 pm

mat_fenwick wrote:
Paul, do you think that a fridge repair man is a career I should be getting into? From this film (which I assume was a documentary) did it look like an interesting job?
I'm not sure if it was a documentary, but I suppose there was a kind of 'educational' slant to it. It did look like quite an interesting job from what I saw, but what with one thing and another I lost interest after about 10 minutes (or less). :oops:

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Post by Caffiend » Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:47 pm

So, art movie then.

Um, yeah, cars - Paul, what's happening with those S. Clifton BXs and breaking thereof please? - would an expedition as part of/backed onto the tech weekend be a possibility?
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Post by Mickey taker » Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:10 pm

I thought it was always a washing machine repair man and they always wore a bib and brace but no tshirt underneath it,
I seem to remember "fast spin settings" being involved at some point,


Perhaps it was a different film altogether
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by TizzyD » Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:44 pm

I like the documentaries about the pizza delivery guys. The ladies always order a vegetarian but when they open the box there is some sort of sausage on it, I don't get why they keep ordering from that place to be honest


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Post by vulgalour » Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:31 am

I never understand these documentaries, the research team involved in them gets all sorts of things wrong. For one, you never hear the delivery person arrive in something two stroke powered or that sounds remarkably like a clapped out tappet-death-rattle Fiesta.

What were we talking about again? Something about silly rusty plastic French cars?

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Post by Paul296 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:05 pm

Anyway, talking of buying stuff on the internet that arrives in discrete packaging (which we weren't), my fogs arrived yesterday. These are going on the Hurricane and the ones on the Hurricane on the TGD.

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@Mat - apart from a fog-light switch - what else will I need to actually plumb them into the TGD?

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Post by mds141 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:10 pm

Likey! :)

We're going to need our own 'yellow Siem foglight' parking area, at future CCC events Paul!! :D
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Post by Tim Leech » Fri Apr 26, 2013 7:53 pm

Oooohhh lala I like them a lot
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Post by TizzyD » Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:44 pm

Yellow fogs looking very 8)
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Post by mat_fenwick » Sat Apr 27, 2013 1:05 am

Paul296 wrote:@Mat - apart from a fog-light switch - what else will I need to actually plumb them into the TGD?
Wires :lol: , a relay and a fuse. Possibly the simplest way which looks quite neat is with a fused relay. Ideally the socket which the fog light switch plugs into, together with a few inches of wire, but not essential.

Those lights are almost as nice as mine :wink:

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Post by Paul296 » Sat Apr 27, 2013 3:14 am

mat_fenwick wrote:
Paul296 wrote:@Mat - apart from a fog-light switch - what else will I need to actually plumb them into the TGD?
Wires :lol: , a relay and a fuse. Possibly the simplest way which looks quite neat is with a fused relay. Ideally the socket which the fog light switch plugs into, together with a few inches of wire, but not essential.
Thanks for that Mat 8) . Right, so I need one of these . . .

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? These were 4.20 while some others were 8 quid odd. Are the £8 ones £4 better than the £4 ones? :shock: Then a fog light switch and 'some wire'. If I go to a motor factors and ask for 'some wire' they'll know what I mean? I think that's everything?
mat_fenwick wrote: Those lights are almost as nice as mine. Will I be allowed in your yellow fog light club?
Well, they're yellow Mat and that's the main thing.

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Post by saintjamesy89 » Sat Apr 27, 2013 6:55 am

Wow, what a fab badge! If I paint my GT's fogs yellow, can I have one? Pretty please?
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Post by Tim Leech » Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:33 am

Haha tha tufty club, I was a member once....
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