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Forum: Idle Banter 05-07-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 71
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Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Dicky Ticker

Gutted to hear this. Poor Mac. He was a great guy. My thoughts are with his family and close friends at this sad time. X
Forum: Idle Banter 21-03-14, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
2 years

:( miss him being racist to me! Lol! And him correcting everyone's grammar!!
Forum: Idle Banter 08-03-14, 06:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

It's a ford in name only, Volvo engine!! Lol!
Forum: Idle Banter 08-03-14, 12:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

Apparently not. There's few failures I can find. And it appears that mine has only failed as a result if something else failing
Forum: Idle Banter 06-03-14, 09:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

It's more the nightshifts that have done it! They make me grumpy enough as it is without this on top!
Forum: Idle Banter 06-03-14, 09:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

Phil and I have had this out before. I'm just being tired and cranky. Sorry Phil!
Forum: Idle Banter 06-03-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

Phil, don't imply that I'm an idiot because I'm female.

The recovery was almost 200, it's taken 4 hours to strip cylinder head so another 120 before we even start, the cost of the parts (shims...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-03-14, 07:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

It's due to it being the ST model Phil. The quote is reasonable.
Forum: Idle Banter 06-03-14, 04:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

In an ideal world. Probably won't happen.

I have had it confirmed though that the belt that failed was the outer belt. They will have had to remove it to replace the one they did and then put it...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-03-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

Just to clarify. It was different garage that had it for the aux belts.
Forum: Idle Banter 06-03-14, 03:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

Garage has been in touch. I had car in to have aux belts replaced two days before timing belt failure.

Garage only replaced one. The other belts they had were wrong size and didn't replace other...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-03-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

Hairdressers car!!!

Anyway, still dreading phone call. I had guessed it was gonna be about 1k if that was the damage. I hope it's no more or I'm stuffed. Had set aside that much for a wood burner...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-03-14, 06:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

My own garage got car yesterday and started stripping cylinder head. Should find out damage later today. I am ridiculously stressed about the whole thing!
Forum: Idle Banter 05-03-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

Me neither. Didn't think they'd come good. Always some way to weasel out of it!
Forum: Idle Banter 05-03-14, 05:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

Ford have said there is nothing they can do!
Forum: Idle Banter 04-03-14, 09:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

I've had a quick look but it seems to be a pretty unusual thing!
Forum: Idle Banter 04-03-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

Yeh I said that in OP. But it's just turned 7!

I have no idea where I'm going to pull the money from to fix it.
Forum: Idle Banter 04-03-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

Does that mean being a lass I have double the trouble with cars then??!
Forum: Idle Banter 04-03-14, 05:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

No it was a private sale!
Forum: Idle Banter 04-03-14, 04:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

I'll let you into a secret. I'm not really in Germany!!!
Forum: Idle Banter 04-03-14, 02:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

I could cry. Just my luck. I'm hoping the fact I was just pulling away from the kerb may mean that I've gotten away with the minimum amount of damage. Fingers crossed.

What a blooming nightmare....
Forum: Idle Banter 04-03-14, 02:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,957
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
Warning to all Focus ST Owners!

I bought a well looked after, low mileage 2007 Ford Focus ST 5 weeks ago. Everything that's needed done according to the manual has been done by previous owners.

Saturday night, cambelt snapped...
Forum: SV Ecosse 26-02-14, 01:35 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,971
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
I can't believe it? Independence?????

As much as I see where you are coming from DT, where do they draw the line? They have to draw it somewhere I'm afraid and this is what they have chosen.
Forum: SV Ecosse 25-02-14, 01:36 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,971
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
I can't believe it? Independence?????

Totally disagree with that Bib. It's entirely up to individual to rationalise the way they vote.

There's many reasons, political, economical and professional, why I will vote No. I don't want to...
Forum: SV Ecosse 25-02-14, 11:28 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,971
Posted By Milky Bar Kid
I can't believe it? Independence?????

It's fine. I just don't like this notion that the some of the Yes brigade band about that if you want to vote No then you are not Scottish. I'm very definitely Scottish.

I think Peg sums up my...
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