Vera R.I.P

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Vera R.I.P

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Today was a sad day. Vera, the Ex-Marty TizzyD was switched off for the last time in readyness for the engine removal.

The last run......
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Silent :cry:
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Bless.
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Post by M »

:cry: :cry: :cry:
:wail:

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jonkw wrote:
Pink Floyd on The Wall wrote:Vera, Vera, what has become of you?
She is in Mr. B's drive - being pillaged.... Still sporting a shonky tax disc I see.

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Murderer! :(
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No, RECYCLER :D :D

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Post by DLM »

I understand that BX euthanasia IS legal........
Occasionally constrained by geography. When not driving, can rely on ferry, two wheels and musclepower when a couple of miles as the crow flies would become a round-road-trip ten times the distance.

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I'm pleased to hear it. Otherwise I could fall into the H Shipman category. :lol:
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Post by DLM »

Guess I'm just a plain old serial killer then....
Occasionally constrained by geography. When not driving, can rely on ferry, two wheels and musclepower when a couple of miles as the crow flies would become a round-road-trip ten times the distance.

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Post by Stewart (oily!) »

I will admit to ending the suffering of a few too, its just that they are getting a bit rarer these days :cry:
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Post by Mr B »

Update time.......

Out comes the power unit......
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Nearly there......
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Vera is no more :cry:
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A sign of a previous engine removal, could have been nasty!
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In storage for another day
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Next job is to fit the TD box into my N/A as the poor N/A revs its arse off it 5th. Then I shall be pulling the TD motor apart to replace the HG and possibly the rings and big end shells. There's nothing wrong with these bits, just doing it for reliability.

Well pleased with my Machine Mart crane too 8)
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Post by M »

](*,)
All I see is piles of my hard earned....

Stil I got to 4500 miles in the ZX before anything broke - and that was just a 13 year old handbrake cable.

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Marty wrote:](*,)
All I see is piles of my hard earned....
So do I when I look at the O/S front hub and spy a new ball joint, caliper and hose :twisted: :wink:
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Post by M »

Mr B wrote:
Marty wrote:](*,)
All I see is piles of my hard earned....
So do I when I look at the O/S front hub and spy a new ball joint, caliper and hose :twisted: :wink:
Dont remind me - I still get cold sweats when I think about replacing that caliper (still I got a tenner back from Pliades - LOL :lol: ).

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Marty wrote: Dont remind me - I still get cold sweats when I think about replacing that caliper (still I got a tenner back from Pliades - LOL :lol: ).
Just imagine how many foul words you woud have produced doing a ball joint...........
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