first big trip

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  1. Wildbill

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    Off to Aberdeen google maps recon abut 6 hrs 9min I recon 9hrs with stops
    this should try her out two drivers my son has taken first stint
    I recon 3am ETA
    have a lay in in the morning then go do watt I have to do then come back by fife.
    to se the grand kids them home for midnight tomorrow.
     
  2. Phill D

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    have a good safe trip
     
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    Some folk would just take it for a run round the block,however that's what you call a test drive,it'll be a doddle!::bigsmile:





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    Go for it Billy! On yer!:thumb:
     
  5. Wildman

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    Have a safe boring uneventful trip and keep an eye open for the Northern lights.
     
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    Safe journey Bill, hope it all goes well:thumb:
     
  7. Wildbill

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    siting laying in the back watching TV on the A1 north just after ferry bridge services siting at a steady 60mph while Steve ::bigsmile:riving2:engine purring away
     
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    You forgot to say whilst sitting laying in the back watching tv,you were in your designated travel seat belted in! :winky:





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    watt travel seat it still in the garage under construction that project was put on hold till I got the engine sorted :thumb: don't worry be happy
     
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    on a66 no TV now keep losing signal abut twenty min to Penrith and change over drivers all good so far running nice
     
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    Bill - you and the family have a safe trip and a great time :thumb::thumb:
     
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    only me and my son be back home tomorrow mike
     
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    now siting at Aberdeen beech having a big fry up yum yum then off to my meting .
     
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    I hope there were no problems with the van? :thumb::thumb:
     
  15. Wildbill

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    just one very small oil leek on the power steering flange the tiniest of drips
    but running sweet :thumb:
    I will fix that before setting off once I get the glad rags off:thumb: will be heding back home around 10.30 ::bigsmile:riving2:
     
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    Well on my way back home disappointing result on the meting with the company medical examiner looks like my carer is over .
    on the plus side they have given me my full expenses.::bigsmile:
    well time to start looking for something else to do now that the van is up and running have van will travelled.
    think I will try something completely different been hard over the last six month but now I know for sure time to get motivated
     
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    :drink:got back abut 6.30 in to uniform went to cadets now back home having a dram chilling out
     
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    Sorry about the result at the meeting Bill, obviously something better round the corner, GOOD LUCK what ever you do.:thumb:

    Margaret
     
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