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Discussion in 'Lounge' started by MrOrange, Oct 8, 2018.

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  1. crispey

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    Now now Ron! Being a teacher you should know it’s not the winning but the taking part! I think you should take all your awards and share them out to the less fortunate participants who obviously came from broken homes or were bullied as children.
     
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  2. MrOrange

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    #82 MrOrange, Dec 6, 2018
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    She doesn't want to! She too scared to drive like what we do, at night down singletrack lanes doing 60+ mph.

    We only had 3 'moments' last night !!!:dizzy::laughing::joy::sob:

    1. Took off over a wee yump, landed sidey-ways, then bit of fishtailing down the road:poop:

    2. HUGE watersplash (had a lot of rain last 2 days), couldn't see feck all for 2~3 seconds, with the wee mini floating into the verge:poop::poop:

    3. Downhill, lefthander, opposite camber outside a farm, mud all over, had to stick the NS wheel into the verge and slung it round!! Bloody good training ground to go rallying, this 12 car malarkey. (Think my misspent youth playing Colin McRae on the Playstation, came good for that one):poop::poop::poop:

    Thinking of buying a cheap go-pro copy just to record the fun.
     
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  3. Bad Billy

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    The filming would make for interesting viewing, just make sure the sound is on as we want to hear you scream!
     
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  4. andyc1

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    #84 andyc1, Dec 6, 2018
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    That was a class game! Was a bit of a dab hand at it myself ;)
     
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  5. Dozers Dad

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    I've still got it (somewhere?) & a PS2 with a load more games.
    Are they valuable yet or about as valuable as a VHS tape! :kissing:
     
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  6. Bad Billy

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    Pah! What you want is a Sega Mega-drive and Alex Kidd or California games, them were the days, controllers were simple and had less buttons even an BERK like me could manage it ... when I try & play the latest consoles all I do crouch then die!
     
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  7. MrOrange

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    Got the latest Rally game on my PS4, it's same company as made Colin McRae, but kids don't know who he is now:confounded:.

    Bloody difficult, actually too difficult. Not sure if I'm getting old and slow, or really just too hard. My RS200 is usually scrap by the end of a section:p
     
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  8. Dartplayer

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    Loved Alex the Kid, did everyone finish the game to the end (took some long nights)?
    was disappointed when the kids gave the box away when they got PlayStation
     
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    Never finished it, gaming was never my strong point! My kids kicked my arse!
     
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  10. Dozers Dad

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    Who had Tekken?
    That was an awesome video/computer game! :)
     
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  11. andyc1

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    It was class too, but wasn't brilliant at it. Gran Turismo! Now thats my all time greatest game, and I was fecking class at it
     
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  12. Glyn Phillips

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    Aw mate I keep saying to my son, I’m still just as quick as I was, am i f#*k that’s why I got rid of a Gixer thou and and a 675r for a Thruxton.
    And that gets the better of me too:)
     
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  13. Dozers Dad

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    My next door neighbours have 3 kids who are all into X-Box games.
    The graphics & game play have come on massively since my old PS2!
    The lad has some kinda Special Ops game (no idea what it's called?) He got me to play against him & he totally kicked my arse! :confused:

    I got my own back though. I took him shooting (real shooting) He was feckin shite! Couldn't hit a Cows arse with a shovel from 12" away! :laughing:
    Just incase he needed further humiliation? (He definitely did, the cocky little [email protected]!) He ended the day with a massive bruise between his upper arm & shoulder! :joy:

    I guess the fact I found that hilarious. Proves that not having kids of my own was a great move? :blush:
     
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  14. andyc1

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    I traded a 675r for the thruxton :rolleyes: what a bike it was too! But I couldn't behave myself on it :dizzy: the triple screaming at nearly 15k was trouser accident inducing :p
     
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  15. MrOrange

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    #95 MrOrange, Dec 26, 2018
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    I am cursed and blessed. I blame my father. He taught me, if a jobs worth doing, it's worth doing right. :confounded:

    Rear brakes binding, rear outside pad metal to metal on NSR and OSR not long behind it. Bought some nice vented discs and EBC pads for the front, and a full set of Discs and pads for the rear and 4 stainless disc bolts. Shouldn't take more than a couple of hours to sort that lot out? No, not me. Am currently running at 7 hours and that's only 3 hubs stripped, cleaned and painted and not even finished them before last one to do !!!!!

    I have to clean and waxoyl all the suspension, don't I :pensive:
    Have to paint the calipers shiny blue, don't I :confounded:
    Have to clean pistons down, caliper pins and put RRG in the right places :weary_face:

    Can't just strip, service and replace can I !!!!!:sob:

    But, Hay-Ho. It'll work feckin ace when finished (3 of 4 calipers were seized and gripping the discs), and it looks really nice. And next time, any job will be piss easy cos everything is nice and cleaned and waxoyl'd. So really, I should be thankful. Plus what better way to spend Xmas eve & Boxing day, than lying outside in the frost on Monday and drizzle today :D:D:D

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    Painted rear discs with BBQ paint, so we'll see if it lasts ? Fronts came ready coated, to keep the non-contact surface from rotting away. Will spend most of its life stood, so trying to limit the rot.

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    DOn't look pretty when wet.

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    Looked like a ship's anchor before I got in there with chisel, wire brush & flap wheel.

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    Even my hat matches !!!

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  16. Dozers Dad

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    Top job mate & it kept you away from the happy family members who are enjoying Christmas.
    I'd say it was a win win situation for all concerned! :cool: :p
     
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  17. andyc1

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    Hey, didnt you get a strut brace? If you drew round one of the ends and scanned it, it would make a perfect template for the shock spacers you were talking about
     
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  18. chiari1

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    Cracking job that man , got to be honest I tend to make a 10 mins job last about 2 hours as I get carried away and get stuck into the " I may as well do that as well being as ive got it stripped " but at least you know its done properly , OCD
    is a terrible thing to live with !!!!
     
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  19. Dartplayer

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    Nice job Mr O, what paint did you use for the callipers?
     
  20. MrOrange

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    Just caliper paint off eBay. Bought for the ST, but you don't use much, so using what's left on the Mini. :cool:
     
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