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Old 07-09-2008, 06:59 PM
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Its the CGrats MOT on Tuesday, been sorting it out and went through the final check list today...

Thats when it went tits up....

Lost right hand indicators and blew two fuses, which was a pain, got everything running again and saw the exhaust was cracked

Took it off and tried to weld it up which made it alot worse. Ran out of rods so went and got some more rods and some putty. On the way back my bicycle mashed up its front wheel bearings and the rear got a puncture

Got home and welded the exhaust some more then puttied the rest... wrapped it up with wrap which I promptly knacked... have to do untill I can get a new one

Tried to re-attach exhaust - an hour later still cant get the last bolt in and its starts to apsolutely piss it down... Another half an hour later and the bolt finaly slips in... Thats when the rain stopped too

Went back inside wet through and depressed... Got a hot shower and made biscuits instead...
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Old 07-09-2008, 07:01 PM
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On the positive side ebay sent me a 5 voucher which I used to pay for the postage for a new exhaust
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Old 07-09-2008, 07:03 PM
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I may be stating the obvious but rods are a bit harsh for welding thin exhaust material, try MIG welding next time it's so much better.
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I've not had much luck today either - bearings refused to come out of the suspension linkage and of course it being Sunday nowhere to get them pressed out... so my bike is in the loving care of Grav and Mrs Grav tonight I know they will look after her, and have even treated her to a night indoors, but it somehow feels odd not having her around!
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Old 07-09-2008, 08:23 PM
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Grav's phone bust?
In what way?
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Old 07-09-2008, 08:38 PM
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There's a full engineering workshop in my shed ( including a hydraulic press)
that's been doing nowt all day......
Bugger!

I can say no more than that!
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Old 07-09-2008, 08:40 PM
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Dunno why I didn't think to ring you, H. I would have got the j*b done today if I had....

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