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  1. I better not mention how many laws you probably broke doing that :D Could you expand, PG? I ask, as at work we have had queries in the past from folk who have contaminated fuel and wanted to know what to do with it. It might be useful to know what if any advice we could give if they have not yet siphoned the fuel out. I can only think that the laws broken would be over storage of fuel - ie more than 5 litres? Also would siphoning be more of a problem now due to filters being put in the neck of fuel tanks, to stop thieves from siphoning fuel. Contaminated fuel is classed as a bio ha
  2. diesel is an oil and is the only thing that lubricates the fuel system, on the old low pressure systems you could get away with it, in fact it was common practice to add a bit of petrol in very cold weather. On modern High pressure systems the tolerances are much tighter with pressures of 1,000 bar! You start running them with no lube and they soon seize up. Most manufactures have a indicator of some sort now so they know if petrol has been through the system and they will invalidate any warranty. Having said that most times you'll get away with it. The worse thing is if you don't r
  3. I better not mention how many laws you probably broke doing that :D
  4. Wrong on both counts, in essence it all depends on a lot of different things
  5. Local story to me, unsafwe working with chainsaw! http://www.wisbechstandard.co.uk/news/full_interview_tree_surgeon_speaks_about_horrific_chainsaw_accident_which_left_him_minutes_from_death_1_965929
  6. I know a guy who did exactly the same, we affectionately nicknamed him stumpy!
  7. Thanks for the replies, been a lot of help, you read all sorts on the net from it only costs a couple of pence a day to run to I had to re mortgage to pay for it :D I think I've convinced her we can't afford it and it's not worth it, looking at some "warm feel" flooring solutions but it'll be a while yet before we're at that stage. The wall came out today!
  8. Just an aside my personal record for newest car with a broken cambelt is 8,000 miles on one of dagenhams finest! :D
  9. Well as your going to get the timing belt done I'd suggest while it's in get a service done, especially plugs and HT leads if it has them and ask the mechanic to check for any signs of poor connections etc, normally obvious by a build up of "fur" Like anything from the far east they are hugely reliable, think yourself luck, you could have bought an alfa!
  10. Cars get "used" to how they are used, everyone thinks it's a good thing buying a "one elderly lady owner" car and then can't understand why it begins to fall apart as soon as you start thrashing it. Engines in particular don't like a sudden change of use. EML's (engine management lights) are the bain of my life! Joe public think it's just a case of plugging in the computer and it will tell you exactly what's wrong and how to fix it, oh if only life was so simple! I've lost count of the times I've been to cars where EML's came on but have subsequently gone off, no fault codes stored, or no
  11. Not been "on forum" much of late for 2 reasons, we're having the downstairs "remoddeled" as she so quaintly put it! £20K's worth so not much room to move atm and I'm having to work every overtime shift I can get to pay for it. Anyway to the point, thinking of putting in underfloor heating, concrete floors so will have to be electric (no way am I chopping in to bury pipes) so just want a bit of advice, as usual the net has everything from good to bad. It looks easy enough to install myself, my dads a retired spark so he'll do the dangerous bit, just want to know does it work and is it ex
  12. :pmsl: next thing you know Griff will be back!
  13. looks great mate, regarding the crazy golf I saw a good grandfather clock obstacle once, you had to time your shot to miss the swinging pendulum
  14. :big_boss: one more thing... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13909992
  15. he asked to have his details remved
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