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A lesson to budding DIY's

Discussion in 'Range Rover' started by tomcat59alan, Dec 23, 2020.

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  1. tomcat59alan

    tomcat59alan Well-Known Member

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    I've just been sent this by my son who I taught a lot of his mechanical skill. And it made me feel good that us old buggers still have a bit to contribute. If you think you're smarter than the previous generation ...50 years ago the owner's manual of a car showed you how to adjust the valves. Today it warns you not to drink the contents of the battery :rolleyes:;):D.
     
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    dwarfer Well-Known Member

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    love it.
    feeler gauges, rule of nine...micrometers,plasti gauge,repairing,shiming up heads,engineers blue,
    i was an indentured apprentice and was taught right,make a mistake is fine just learn from it.
     
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    Since when couldn't you drink the contents of a battery? bloody EU stops everything
     
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    Henry_b ̿̿ ̿ ̿'̿'\̵͇̿̿\з= ( ▀ ͜͞ʖ▀) =ε/̵͇̿̿/’̿’̿ ̿ ̿̿

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    Reminds me of a bottle of Sunoco oil I found in the boot of an american import, it said "not for human consumption" on it :confused::D

    Wow who knew!! :D

    There is a reason soap has instructions on it!
     
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    funny thing... wasnt it e.u countries that added antifreeze to their wines in late eighties and nineties...they said it made it sweeter,
    i remember even the simpsons lampooned it !
     
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    Italians....
     
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    Was it not Austrian wine and they used it to spray runways if I remember....
     
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    yep def had an issue in austria, but there was problems in getting rid of due to the d.e.g and contaminating the environment
     
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    The 1985 diethylene glycol wine scandal was an incident in which several Austrian wineries illegally adulterated their wines using the toxic substance diethylene glycol (a primary ingredient in some brands of antifreeze) to make the wines appear sweeter and more full-bodied in the style of late harvest wines.

    10 wines from Austria, Germany and Italy, most of them premium brands. Although the level of contamination is not considered toxic, officials urged Americans not to drink the wines.
     
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    @Dopey .yep,In West Germany, following a lengthy investigation, six former leading employees of the wholesale dealer and bottler Pieroth were sentenced to fines of one million Deutsche Marks by the Landgericht in Koblenz in April 1996.[
    :mad:ive just bought a mixed crate of 13 bottles from pieroth , then they charged me again and sent another 13 bottles, cheeky b@stards took them 8 days to pay me back , so still up to their tricks !
    wouldnt have mined but at £173 a time its not peanuts...:)
     
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    I don't know if you ever tasted antifreeze, but it does have a nice clean sweet taste, better than sugar, makes you blind as well
     
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    yep, i have had a little of that in my mouth, n brake fluid, petrol n diesel, no more sucking things......:rolleyes:
    ive bought a syphon:)
     
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    Yea, the wife said that..... she still doesn't use a syphon.....
     
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    @Dopey
    thats gonna be the topic from now on.....sucking things.....:D:D:D:D:D or things that suck
     
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    We made a pact, about not talking about 2020..... but it really sucked.....
    New Year's Eve..... We Made It, Welcome 2021


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    @Dopey who are these guys?
     
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    Landy Zone Survivors.... :D:D:D
     
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    sorry im really slow at the mo,:)
    but 2021 needs to be a good one for us all:)
     
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    Can it get worse?????
     
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    the one on the left used to own a l322, it ruined him and took everything from him
    the one in the middle owned a sport , and with the man on the right they burned them!:):):)
     
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