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Forum: The Border Patrol 13-07-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By aj76
Re: 2019 - Border Patrol ride out with an overnight?

Late June is good with me, would their be any objections to my usual riding partner in crime joining on his CB?

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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 10-07-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 138,000
Posted By aj76
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Seen as most of my work colleagues take their summer hols this time of year got the bike out and gave her a good clean, chain cleaned and lubed and then adjusted ready to enjoy some of this sun at...
Forum: The Border Patrol 05-07-18, 08:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 617
Posted By aj76
Re: 2019 - ride out with an overnight?

I'd be up for it [emoji106]

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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 30-06-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 138,000
Posted By aj76
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

No bike fun but Mrs car had clutch MC failure so changed that and done plugs and leads on the fiesta now eldest is driving it's being used a bit more

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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 28-04-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 138,000
Posted By aj76
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Productive day today oil and filter change, air filter and coolant changed too [emoji4]

Just need to tax her in May then good to go

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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 27-02-18, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 138,000
Posted By aj76
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Not SV related but my youngest daughter had decided she wants to get on 2 wheels so bought her a little 2 stroke 50cc speed fight we are going to fully strip down and rebuild.

All plastics and...
Forum: Idle Banter 20-09-17, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By aj76
Re: Tiguan?

Not in my case. Renault UK confirmed to me it was not DMF Flywheel from the factory I may even have the transcript of the discussion somewhere. The mechanic was a little suprised too when he did the...
Forum: Idle Banter 20-09-17, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By aj76
Re: Tiguan?

Be wary of garage quotes for clutch replacement. They are including a dual mass flywheel in at 400 and most 2005 1.5 dcis do not have DMF. Renault should be able to confirm. Had the clutch done on...
Forum: Idle Banter 20-09-17, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By aj76
Re: Tiguan?

Had one as a company car many years back now. Was ok and decent boot space but definitely preferred my Golf. Suppose it depends on the reason you want that style of car. Wife is disabled which is why...
Forum: Stuff Wanted 19-09-17, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By aj76
Re: Bike Sat Nav

I use my pixel in the phone part of my tank bag with a bt headset. Google Maps for a2b journeys and for a fun ride Calimoto. Looking at a better mount but use the audio directions more than visual...
Forum: The Border Patrol 22-08-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,362
Posted By aj76
Re: Ride out.

Sorry guys will have to sit this one out as travelling for the next few weeks from Thursday.

Might take a trip to.orrow still out to shell island from Liverpool if anyone else is about.

Ride...
Forum: The Border Patrol 22-08-17, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,362
Posted By aj76
Re: Ride out.

Where you think would be a good place to meet, have shuffled a few things to free tomorrow up[emoji3]

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Forum: The Border Patrol 21-08-17, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,362
Posted By aj76
Re: Ride out.

Doesn't look like the weather is going to play nice this week [emoji852]️

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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 18-08-17, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 138,000
Posted By aj76
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Re set the spark plug gap within specs and bike rides like a different machine now [emoji3]

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Forum: The Border Patrol 18-08-17, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,099
Posted By aj76
Re: A cheeky request - throttle body balance

Found that the issue was not throttle bodies and was in fact down to plug gap being too small. Rides like a different bike now can't wait to get out on some decent rides

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Forum: The Border Patrol 17-08-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,362
Posted By aj76
Re: Ride out.

Tuesday or Wednesday next week are looking best for me if anyone is about let me know where your thinking of meeting up etc. Got some work to do on the bike over the weekend and will need a good run...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 16-08-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 138,000
Posted By aj76
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

So a productive few hours today, Alternator failed on spare car I use for airport at the weekend so removed and fitted a replacement on that along with a new fuel filter as it was probably past due....
Forum: The Border Patrol 07-08-17, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,362
Posted By aj76
Re: Ride out.

I am free 19th to 23rd and would be up for meeting up [emoji106]

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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 09-07-17, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 138,000
Posted By aj76
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Have the scenic as OH is disabled and finds it easier to get in and out of, find the doors sweep too much on other manufacturers eequivakents. it good on fuel but the pollen filter for air con is a...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 09-07-17, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 138,000
Posted By aj76
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

My MK2 was at the back of the bulkhead 3 minute job. The mk3 you have to remove all plastics from around the steering wheel and then remove the clutch pedal absolute joke about half an hour but at...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 09-07-17, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 138,000
Posted By aj76
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

So bike sorted and ready for my ride to Devon for next weekend and wife's car sorted for summer. Whichever brightspark designed the pollen filter location on the MK3 scenic has obviously never set...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 07-07-17, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 138,000
Posted By aj76
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Need to pick up a new crush washer in the morning 😉

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Forum: The Border Patrol 07-07-17, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,099
Posted By aj76
Re: A cheeky request - throttle body balance

Thanks Mike been manic with work. Will bear with it this season and get a full service done at the end of the year as it will be due it's valve clearance check by then too.

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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 07-07-17, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 138,000
Posted By aj76
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Started oil change ready for my camping trip to Devon next weekend. Letting it drain overnight and put it back together tomorrow before doing the oil change and filter service on the wife's scenic. ...
Forum: The Border Patrol 29-06-17, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,099
Posted By aj76
Re: A cheeky request - throttle body balance

Sorry for the delay in getting back been away with work. Thanks both for the offers!

I am flying back to DK Sunday so if Saturday afternoon would be ok with you Mike I would like to take you up on...
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