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Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Peter-S » Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:42 pm

Checking the 2.0 over today as it has an mot in a couple of weeks and I felt the cam belt had a little too much play so went to undo the tensioner bolts and this was the result

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Fortunately the bolt had just started to come loose before it sheared and the remainder came out with grips on the bit left protruding. Phew!
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Re: Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Jasonmarie » Sun Jan 31, 2021 7:17 pm

Now that was a close call , best of luck with the MOT Peter :cool:
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Re: Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sun Jan 31, 2021 8:24 pm

Phew.!!!! Bet you were cursing somewhat and on a Sunday too :lol: but glad you got it out !!
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Re: Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Bug » Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:18 pm

Well you were looking to increase the tension, and I bet that certainly did ;)

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Re: Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Peter-S » Tue Feb 02, 2021 6:10 pm

Bug wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:18 pm
Well you were looking to increase the tension, and I bet that certainly did ;)
You're not wrong Martin!!
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Re: Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Major_Tom » Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:19 pm

Bug wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:18 pm
Well you were looking to increase the tension, and I bet that certainly did ;)
Great comic timing.
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Re: Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Mc Tool » Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:47 pm

Major_Tom wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:19 pm
Bug wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:18 pm
Well you were looking to increase the tension, and I bet that certainly did ;)
Great comic timing.
:ninja: black belt level 😁
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Re: Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Bug » Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:28 am

Mc Tool wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:47 pm
Major_Tom wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:19 pm
Bug wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:18 pm
Well you were looking to increase the tension, and I bet that certainly did ;)
Great comic timing.
:ninja: black belt level 😁
But it all cam good in the end. :D

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Re: Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Major_Tom » Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:50 am

Bug wrote:
Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:28 am
Mc Tool wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:47 pm
Major_Tom wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:19 pm


Great comic timing.
:ninja: black belt level 😁
But it all cam good in the end. :D
Good chain of puns there!
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Re: Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Bug » Wed Feb 03, 2021 1:18 pm

Major_Tom wrote:
Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:50 am
Bug wrote:
Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:28 am
Mc Tool wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:47 pm

:ninja: black belt level 😁
But it all cam good in the end. :D
Good chain of puns there!
Ah you spotted them!
Can't pulley the wool over your eyes Tom.

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Re: Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Mc Tool » Wed Feb 03, 2021 5:03 pm

Yeah , good "belt" of puns doesn't really work.😁
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Re: Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Thu Feb 04, 2021 12:07 am

There's a lot of 'tensioner' here...... :)
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Re: Thought that was going to be worse!

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Fri Feb 05, 2021 11:27 am

That could have been a disaster, but glad you managed to sort it easily, Peter.

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