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by Mc Tool
Mon Dec 05, 2022 8:28 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Electrical Works carried out...
Replies: 11
Views: 102

Re: Electrical Works carried out...

Thats cool , I wonder if you could teach it to do houseworkπŸ˜†
by Mc Tool
Mon Dec 05, 2022 5:41 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Electrical Works carried out...
Replies: 11
Views: 102

Re: Electrical Works carried out...

Ha ,that fire could be seen from spaceπŸ˜πŸ˜†
by Mc Tool
Fri Dec 02, 2022 7:49 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Happy Birthday Mr Pinto
Replies: 10
Views: 143

Re: Happy Birthday Mr Pinto

Yep , happy birthday Nick . From Hamish and Dianne .😁😁
by Mc Tool
Fri Dec 02, 2022 7:44 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Irony huh
Replies: 13
Views: 282

Re: Irony huh

Well she's home now ..........anyone got a spare bed🀯
Reminds me of that program " The last Alaskans " there was this wolverine with its leg caught in a trap ..........πŸ˜†
by Mc Tool
Thu Dec 01, 2022 6:42 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Condensation damage
Replies: 7
Views: 298

Re: Condensation damage

Oh dear , here in clever NZ us yobbs steal a bar towel emblazoned with ones favorite beer logo and we place it on our dash pad . Not only are we pledging our allegiance to our fave beer but we are also soaking up the condensation . Gotta say tho that much condensation needs investigating. Having air...
by Mc Tool
Thu Dec 01, 2022 6:37 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Alternator or brushes
Replies: 26
Views: 464

Re: Alternator or brushes

I thought they were ambidextrous.πŸ€”
by Mc Tool
Sat Nov 19, 2022 8:50 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Irony huh
Replies: 13
Views: 282

Re: Irony huh

Yeah ....whats your point ? πŸ˜†πŸ˜
by Mc Tool
Fri Nov 18, 2022 9:20 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Irony huh
Replies: 13
Views: 282

Re: Irony huh

Haaang on... You spent money on a "trans service"?! You bigot! Trans people need to be accepted, not "serviced" which I assume is some kiwi monicker for conversion therapy, which is illegal and immoral. REPORTED!! Yeah , I did have my doubts about you Tom.πŸ˜†πŸ˜†πŸ€£ Any how she has had...
by Mc Tool
Thu Nov 17, 2022 3:52 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Irony huh
Replies: 13
Views: 282

Re: Irony huh

Yes Peter 😁 its going to be interesting when she gets home to see who is helping who........same leg too . Broken tib , fib and talus , needs plated and screwed . But she is in good spirits so I guess thats a good thing . Real weird without her here , the only time we have been apart in 35 years is ...
by Mc Tool
Thu Nov 17, 2022 3:25 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Just had to be done...
Replies: 13
Views: 400

Re: Just had to be done...

andyd wrote: ↑Wed Nov 16, 2022 3:34 pm Thought this was a wind up, but checked online and 100% genuine! What next shower gel :lol:
or Personal lubricant 😁
by Mc Tool
Wed Nov 16, 2022 8:16 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Alternator or brushes
Replies: 26
Views: 464

Re: Alternator or brushes

Yeah , I have to take the intake manifold and associated bullshit off to get at half my spark plugs .....they used to stick out the side of the motor all nice and handy 😁
by Mc Tool
Tue Nov 15, 2022 8:08 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Irony huh
Replies: 13
Views: 282

Irony huh

Sorta getting back to doing ones car repairs and maintenance at home. We have (had) a toyota wagon we have done 210,000kms in , used to be Mums . Any how I have just spent time and money doing the trans service , new cam belt kit ( inc water pump , idlers and oil seals), new coil packs ,leads and lr...
by Mc Tool
Tue Nov 15, 2022 7:32 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Alternator or brushes
Replies: 26
Views: 464

Re: Alternator or brushes

Yeah , its hard to know how to reply . On one hand there are the old skilled peeps who will have it to bits on the bench in under 5 mins and think nothing of flickin a set of brushes at it and if the bearings crap out in 6 months....who gives one , 20 min job . And, in the blue corner there are the...
by Mc Tool
Mon Nov 14, 2022 9:29 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Alternator or brushes
Replies: 26
Views: 464

Re: Alternator or brushes

Yeah , its hard to know how to reply . On one hand there are the old skilled peeps who will have it to bits on the bench in under 5 mins and think nothing of flickin a set of brushes at it and if the bearings crap out in 6 months....who gives one , 20 min job . And, in the blue corner there are the ...
by Mc Tool
Sun Nov 13, 2022 2:16 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Alternator or brushes
Replies: 26
Views: 464

Re: Alternator or brushes

Pull the end off it ( the alt) and check soldered joints for dry joints . Long shot but I have seen it before. Might I suggest that if you have the nouse to replace the brushes ( not bushes 😁) you also replace the bearings and the rec/reg , and clean up the commutator .........otherwise do yourself ...
by Mc Tool
Wed Nov 09, 2022 5:46 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Wheel Balancing
Replies: 11
Views: 361

Re: Wheel Balancing

Id like to know how the electronic ones work . The two are wildly differing in method , kinda makes sense that one may work better in certain situations , like for example one might have a persistent oob (out of balance )wobble that an electronic balancer wont detect ......but the semi retired guy w...
by Mc Tool
Wed Nov 09, 2022 6:24 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Wheel Balancing
Replies: 11
Views: 361

Re: Wheel Balancing

Yeah , thats probly the modern equivalent , from memory ( like 40 years ago )his one had a lot more cast iron and steel and no plastic.
by Mc Tool
Tue Nov 08, 2022 6:30 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Wheel Balancing
Replies: 11
Views: 361

Re: Wheel Balancing

You can still buy manual tire balancers, I thought some racing car owners still ballance their own tires trackside. I had a friend ( married a total #ucking bitch ,aint seen him for years ) who worked in a used car yard for years , he reckoned the manual balancer worked well just took lots more time...
by Mc Tool
Mon Nov 07, 2022 3:55 am
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Just when I thought I'd heard it all...
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Re: Just when I thought I'd heard it all...

Blonde ? There was this blonde who was having trouble with her car , took it to the repair shop where it turned out to have dirt in the carb . When she picked up the car , asked what was wrong with it " oh just shit in the carburettor " said the mechanic . " Oh no " she says , &q...
by Mc Tool
Wed Nov 02, 2022 8:01 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Conspiracy anyone
Replies: 12
Views: 285

Re: Conspiracy anyone

Its funny what some people come up with . I have had friends with cats called meatball pattie ( named by 3yo ) sausage ( lived in crack house opposite my uncle ). Lots of Max's and Sam's.