It's nearly that magic time..

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It's nearly that magic time..

Post by Major_Tom » Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:21 am

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Re: It's nearly that magic time..

Post by Paul G » Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:25 pm

That is, time you dusted your instrument panel. ! :lol:

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Re: It's nearly that magic time..

Post by Major_Tom » Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:35 pm

I like it grimy.
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Re: It's nearly that magic time..

Post by Major_Tom » Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:37 pm

Anyway thats Ford dust from the factory. Only done 36 miles.

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Re: It's nearly that magic time..

Post by D366Y » Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:28 pm

Major_Tom wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:37 pm
Anyway thats Ford dust from the factory. Only done 36 miles.

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I sincerely hoped that you took a picture at 0 miles :lol:
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Re: It's nearly that magic time..

Post by Major_Tom » Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:39 pm

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Re: It's nearly that magic time..

Post by Mc Tool » Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:26 pm

Luck you , I watched mine nearing that magic time for ages ...and then #ucking missed it :doh:
you gotta make the most :cheers: :cigar: :burnout: out of your 20's, 30's, and 40's coz when you hit 50 the "engine check" light comes on. :?

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Re: It's nearly that magic time..

Post by Bug » Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:24 am

Third time around Tom?

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Re: It's nearly that magic time..

Post by Major_Tom » Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:08 am

Bug wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:24 am
Third time around Tom?
Do you know, I have absolutely no idea. I think it's the 2rd time.. might be 3st. Definitely not 1nd.
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Re: It's nearly that magic time..

Post by Bug » Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:45 am

Major_Tom wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:08 am
Bug wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:24 am
Third time around Tom?
Do you know, I have absolutely no idea. I think it's the 2rd time.. might be 3st. Definitely not 1nd.
Did you ever see that shelf in my garage that had over 20 assorted instrument panels on it?
I could usually provide one that closely matched the mileage of the original.

Not that I would ever condone it and this is purely hypothetical of course, but when I ran that Mk3 pick-up conversion I had, IF it had been insured for 3000 miles a year, and IF I had three instrument panels that read the same mileage, then I COULD have done 9000 miles ;) :whistle:

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Re: It's nearly that magic time..

Post by Mc Tool » Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:35 pm

Over here diesel vehicles used on the road are subject to road user charges (ruc's) and you have to buy them in advance and they use the vehicles speedo to measure the distance traveled . Modern electric speedo's were a god send to the frugal motorist with a variety of means to quickly reconnect the speedo should one get pulled over ( not unusual to be send ½ K up the road and back to verify a working odometer ). One friend has his hooked up to the interior light switch , another to the air con button . Milage is recorded at 6 monthly warrant of fitness tests so it pays to keep it believable ......like it doesnt pay to wear out a set of tires in only 500 km's
you gotta make the most :cheers: :cigar: :burnout: out of your 20's, 30's, and 40's coz when you hit 50 the "engine check" light comes on. :?

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Re: It's nearly that magic time..

Post by Major_Tom » Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:00 pm

Mc Tool wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:35 pm
Over here diesel vehicles used on the road are subject to road user charges (ruc's) and you have to buy them in advance and they use the vehicles speedo to measure the distance traveled . Modern electric speedo's were a god send to the frugal motorist with a variety of means to quickly reconnect the speedo should one get pulled over ( not unusual to be send ½ K up the road and back to verify a working odometer ). One friend has his hooked up to the interior light switch , another to the air con button . Milage is recorded at 6 monthly warrant of fitness tests so it pays to keep it believable ......like it doesnt pay to wear out a set of tires in only 500 km's
That's the thing with these damned humans, they have this annoying habit of not wanting to be controlled and finding solutions to problems.
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