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Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 28-08-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By timwilky
Re: I'm a numpty

Not with SV engines, but I have experienced that valve piston interface a couple of times as a result of timing chain/belt/key failures.

I have inspected pistons and OK'd them and subsequently had...
Forum: Idle Banter 22-08-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7,677
Views: 514,127
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I was having the dining room chimney breast removed and the contractor asked about the gas c0ck is it live.

I went into the sub floor, no feed to that so happy said no.

Turns out the installer...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 20-08-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By timwilky
Re: I'm A Terrorist (Apparently)

As was said at the time, only criminals will own guns. Didn't stop illegal use
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 20-08-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By timwilky
Re: I'm A Terrorist (Apparently)

A childhood friend with a chemistry degree ended up working for the MOD to make stuff go bang

He was always fun at parties. He used to make something he would pour on the floor setting off little...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 19-08-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By timwilky
Re: I'm A Terrorist (Apparently)

Have you got your one legged stool ready?
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 08-08-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By timwilky
Re: Filtering is safe...

The amount of car drivers when stuck in slow moving traffic and never check their mirrors is amazing. Filtering bike scare the pants off them. They then react stupidly, thinking bikers are breaking...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 19-07-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By timwilky
Re: electric motorcycles

My problem is I like to ride in the middle of nowhere. Occasionally I am fumes to get to a fill up and that is 150 miles to a tank. The little country villages that may have a filling station are not...
Forum: Idle Banter 18-07-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,222
Views: 321,858
Posted By timwilky
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Overnight, my job is officially at risk again. I do wish they would make their minds up. Senior execs/CIO say they want to expand my role/teams and it is business critical. HR have a body count to...
Forum: Idle Banter 04-07-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7,677
Views: 514,127
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Before PIP etc. My wife, a nurse was on sick leave due to an auto immune liver disease, when she discovered she had breast cancer requiring mastectomy, chemo and radio therapy. As a consequence her...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 01-07-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,144
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gsx-s1000f

I keep getting drawn to these. I have permission, had the funds, then wife booked Caribbean cruise. So back saving!
Forum: Idle Banter 24-06-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7,677
Views: 514,127
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

A cautionary tale re Hastings. They were only 2 more expensive than my best quote, so I did not cancel the auto renew as not worth the effort of setting up a new policy.

Step forward 3 months and...
Forum: Idle Banter 18-06-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7,677
Views: 514,127
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Glasto?

Just helped the daughter put up the tent to check it has survived its last outing. It has.
Forum: Idle Banter 18-06-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By timwilky
Re: Weather musings

Sorry people, it is all my fault

I bought a new BBQ 3 weeks ago. I have yet to get a sunny day to fire it up.

I live 1/2 way up a hill. so no chance of flooding. But the moron behind me has...
Forum: Idle Banter 18-06-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,222
Views: 321,858
Posted By timwilky
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Yippee, I can get BT fibre...

You are connected to cabinet 13. Your line length (from the exchange) is approximately 4795 meters.

"Superfast" VDSL (Fibre to the cabinet) up to 15Mb/s
VDSL uses...
Forum: Idle Banter 14-06-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By timwilky
Re: Weather musings

I love summer.

The rain gets warmer!
Forum: Idle Banter 12-06-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7,677
Views: 514,127
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Although it a a few years off. I get mine at 66 and 3 months. But my work pensions kick in at 65.
Forum: Idle Banter 12-06-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,677
Views: 514,127
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Rain dripping in my bedroom.

Roof is only 5 years old.
Lifted tiles in the area to discover the fool who fitted the new roof put his foot through the membrane!

4ft of new membrane fitted. so...
Forum: Idle Banter 31-05-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4,222
Views: 321,858
Posted By timwilky
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

En Francais!

I smile because the grim reaper of jobs that has wiped out the UK Power industry and relocated thousands of highly skilled jobs to France is now swinging his scythe in France.

I...
Forum: Idle Banter 31-05-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4,222
Views: 321,858
Posted By timwilky
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

No, simply not an English words that says :-

Overdue, about time, now you know what it feels like, boot on the other foot. Don't come crying to me.

Work related, so all I can say.
En retard,...
Forum: Idle Banter 31-05-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4,222
Views: 321,858
Posted By timwilky
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Schadenfreude.

Enough said!
Forum: Idle Banter 31-05-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By timwilky
Re: 5G network

I have two sims in my current phone. Both unlimited data plans, because I cannot get 4G at home from 3.

I have a VM 500/35Mb broadband service that works well and the VM sim was bundled with it,...
Forum: Idle Banter 29-05-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7,677
Views: 514,127
Posted By timwilky
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I am expecting a voucher. It is being sent to me by UPS

Delivery - -
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Current Event In Transit 05/29/2019 10:21 A.M. Herne-Boernig, Germany
Arrival Scan

05/29/2019 12:40...
Forum: Idle Banter 28-05-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,642
Posted By timwilky
Re: Guns don't kill people...

Hungerford, I lost my rifles.
Dunblane, my pistols went as well.

They said no guns = no gun crime. We said, if it is a crime to own a gun, then only criminals will own them.

Of course there...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 10-05-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 870
Posted By timwilky
Re: Your first experience of biking

One of our family business was consulting engineers and automotive claims assessors. My father (and I for 20 years) would have to inspect smashed up cars, trucks and bikes etc. On behalf of insurance...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 10-05-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 870
Posted By timwilky
Re: Your first experience of biking

Because of one of the family businesses, motorcycles in my family were a no no. But in about 73 dad brought home a Girella moped with slightly bent forks with instructions to us to straighten/sell...
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