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Forum: Idle Banter Yesterday, 09:06 PM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: decent insurers??

I am insured with B.S too. They are very compe.titive and since I need 2 bikes insuring I just renew as the comparison sites don't seem to give the option of entering both at the same time.
One word...
Forum: Idle Banter 20-05-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Mhairi Black MP

Hopefully, in the not too distant future people will realise that a more fair equal society would be better for all - we can only hope
Forum: Idle Banter 18-05-22, 08:31 AM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Thanks Grant worth a look, very grateful.
Forum: Idle Banter 17-05-22, 07:56 PM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Sorry its a 1.7ctdi diesel (actually its an Isuzu engine) with turbo. Codes that were present P0101 (confirmed) - Mass or Volume Air Flow "A" Circuit Range/Performance
P0102 (confirmed) - Mass or...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-05-22, 03:52 PM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Car goes into limp mode, code shows MAS sensor problems but sometimes no error logged. Sensor changed still doing it. Its on its third sensor in two years. Anyone out there with a few words of...
Forum: Idle Banter 12-05-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 30,894
Posted By redtrummy
Re: The Veg Plot.

Loads of Tom/cucumber plants came through - gave some away and some will have to take their chance outside. I did set some saved Tumbling Tom seed, next year will hope to get a lot more plants they...
Forum: Idle Banter 12-05-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 30,894
Posted By redtrummy
Re: The Veg Plot.

My Chilli seeds are still germinating , its been too chilly. I was transporting them to the greenhouse during the day and had them on a heat mat at night 15min in every hour but only now some are...
Forum: Idle Banter 12-05-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By redtrummy
Re: The wrong direction?

In the present climate its obscene.
Forum: Idle Banter 11-05-22, 09:34 AM
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Views: 30,894
Posted By redtrummy
Re: The Veg Plot.

Heavy rain in Wales, Light rain on the Humber and stuck in the middle of the two, in position and precipitation are we.
Greatly needed as all my water butts (8) were reaching critical! At the...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 09-05-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By redtrummy
Re: sv650s K5 won't idle when petrol isn't a full tank (running rich)

I am surprised by this. After 20 yrs plus owning a SV, in all that time duff battery = no start. Live and learn I guess!
Forum: Idle Banter 05-05-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By redtrummy
Re: May the 4th be with you

Location: Cramlington Northumberland where we are truely blessed


Yes you are - my favourite part of the country for some 35 years
Forum: Idle Banter 02-05-22, 07:11 PM
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Views: 1,608,642
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

The latest- Meet sis and her family for a meal - On the way up a hill the car went into limp mode- no ECU light on. Son whose sense of smell is that of a sniffer dog said it smells as if it is fuel...
Forum: Idle Banter 01-05-22, 07:58 PM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Not wishing to over stress a point it has/had no seals. The design is such none could be fitted so Dax is right they are deliberately misleading us.
Forum: Idle Banter 01-05-22, 01:26 PM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Well I would be concerned about having a wash with it on my wrist. But the wife is all ways moaning that when washing I splash water everywhere!
Forum: Idle Banter 30-04-22, 08:41 PM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

water resistant - not waterproof! Its not fitted with any silicone seals. Water pressure at 50m would be incredible.
Forum: Idle Banter 30-04-22, 05:29 PM
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Views: 1,608,642
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Just changed my watch battery - on the watch back it states water resistant to 50m - What's that mean? Talk about ambiguity
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 23-04-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By redtrummy
Re: DVLA and losing bike licence entitlements

Does anyone send them back?
I always check on the categories listed just to check they haven't made a mistake and knocked something off they shouldn't!
Forum: Idle Banter 14-04-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5,887
Views: 675,438
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Good for him EE2 - hope I am still fit enough when I reach that age (heading in that direction fast) but this guy has not having ridden for 40 odd years, having to kick start an old single and...
Forum: Idle Banter 14-04-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5,887
Views: 675,438
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Click is the shop owner


Been to Clicks for a Mot. Chap there with a Matchless 500. Click showed him how to start it, (valve lifters) put it on and off its stand and then watched him ride round...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 13-04-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By redtrummy
Douglas

On ytube I came across this : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgAvqH57Exk Its the history of Douglas, not watched it all yet but at the 18 min - 25 or so there is footage of the bike racing in the...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 12-04-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 380,691
Posted By redtrummy
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Got a tin in the shed somewhere - Useto use it on the Cub but now the AT fluid leaks out of the clutch seal and keeps the chain wet -great, more to life than cleaning if I can help it.

Cycle...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 10-04-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,000
Posted By redtrummy
Re: SV 650 Cafe Racer Old School

Nice job but being on the small butt size that seat looks hard!
Forum: Idle Banter 09-04-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By redtrummy
Re: A dremel or similar?

I am a cheap tool consumer! If its a tool thats likely to be used in a stationary position the I buy mains powered - no battery issues then.
My dremel clone is Aldi, had it years, hardly used it but...
Forum: Idle Banter 07-04-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Channel 4 privatisation

I have to disagree! Nothing but nothing comes close to the David Attenborough series of programmes such as the Living Planet, and the others that the BBC have produced.Something GB and the BBC can be...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-04-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By redtrummy
Re: The future (economics)

Over population is an obvious problem, but the only government to tackle it head on was worryingly a Communist regime (as far as I am aware.) Reduction of numbers is not easily achieved naturally,...
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