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Junior Mechanic

Discussion in 'Series Land Rovers' started by Saxo, Mar 21, 2020.

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  1. Saxo

    Saxo New Member

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    Trying to beat the boredom! My 11 year old helping me change rear prop shaft and replace an engine stop cable.
     

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    steve2286w Well-Known Member

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    Very handy for getting in small places, treat him to a propshaft nut removal tool for his birthday he’ll love it
     
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    steve2286w Well-Known Member

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    He might like the challenge of an oil filter change too :)
     
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    He looks big for 11. Good idea though, my 10 year old grandson is staying with us and my series 3 needs the alternator replacing.

    Col
     
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    Hicap phill Well-Known Member

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    Like it when young kids want to work on older motors.
    Get them a little tool box. That way you can find your spanners next time
     
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    Handy things, sent a daughter down the innards of a combine harvester once.:D
     
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    Bet that was messy........what did the missus say?

    Cheers
     
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    Don't know about messy but it was itchy:eek: The missus was not informed.
     
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    I held my 5 yr old lad upside down by his ankles and lowered him down into a narrow metre deep manhole to retrieve what I thought was a gold wedding band.
    Turned out to be a brass 22mm olive.
    Small children are really useful.
     
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    Interesting (hand on chin rubbing) I have a nephew who like most children likes wrecking speakers or anything general. If with this virus still restricts many to 12 weeks I could get a nice clean oiled and service Freelander1 cheaply. (Chin worn out):rolleyes:
     
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    My lads 10 and keen to help, but 100% unreliable so while I'm turning a bolt with him holding the nut on the other side there's a pretty good chance he's wandered off.
     
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    That's so true...
     
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