Update on gearbox

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  1. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    So the van was dropped off this morning to have the box changed out.. They are expecting the replacement to be delivered today,..

    Did a walk round before handing over the keys and guess what.. Found the rear nearside corner at the bottom of the skirt has had a bit of a scrape !! :-(

    Garage body shop is gonna sort that out hopefully but cannot see them being able to match the weathered grey colouring.
    Think it will be a case for a couple of custom made carbon fibre caps to cover up the repair and hopefully prevent any further incidents further down the diesel bill :)

    If anyone has any spare good luck, please please send it to us.. If it was not for bad luck we would have none at all !!
     
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    Daren't, if I do that I would have none left for me & I might inherit your bad luck, I think you have enough of that every one on here. :D
     
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    Haven't got much Jaws but will share it with you and your woman x
     
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    To bring the original colour back to "weathered grey" skirts and such, go over the whole skirt with a hot air gun, not too close, but just enough to bring it back to black, or whatever colour it's supposed to be.
     
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    are we safe to go to thetford bash or should we consider something safer
    bungee jumping
    wild camping on mars
    being gassed in France
    you get the drift
     
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    That works well on plastic stuff as it will draw the oil out of it ( further tip on this if you are doing it, as soon as you finish go over it with a rag covered in clean engine oil.. re-warm and let cool.. Then clean off with raw alcohol . It is a pretty standard sneaky trick used in the bike game as well as the car trade ;)


    LOL !!! You are proly on to something there !!!
    Which reminds me.. Tickets SHOULD be on sale for the Bash from tomorrow
     
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    I have loads and loads of good luck and I am sending a lot of it to you, Mr Jaws... I hope you have an Android device to pick it up on...

    I don't think an Apple device will cope.


    JJ :cool:
     
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    Now then JJ.. you KNOW I have an Android .. Bought specifically on your recommendation !!!

    Mind you, currently having probs with that too now ( not the fone but the provider )

    I have enlisted the help of Frankie with the trailer.. she is kindly being intermediary betwixt my self and the garage..

    Looks like I am gonna have to abandon it and take the financial hit ( so another £800 to the ever growing cost of the trip to Spain :-( ) .. Now got to arrange to get there to collect the car

    Am standing by to try and collect the good luck you are sending mate.. Thank you !!
     
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