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  1. bigbobs cl

    Opened first Christmas pressie..

    Wouldn`t fit Jay!! Bob
  2. bigbobs cl

    Ideas for a decent backbox to unleash the V8!!

    Yes, if the car has cats fitted then they should be fitted when it goes for MOT. Doubtful! Mine was MOT`d when i picked it up so no idea on emissions but don`t think it would pass without Cats. Bob
  3. bigbobs cl

    Tax relief on "Use of Home as Office"

    I used to do it when i worked from home, totally acceptable by the Tax Man. Not sure of % that my accountant claimed back though. Bob
  4. bigbobs cl

    Ideas for a decent backbox to unleash the V8!!

    Depends where you take it;)
  5. bigbobs cl

    Ideas for a decent backbox to unleash the V8!!

    Take the Cats off! Sound much better!
  6. bigbobs cl

    Invoicing Software

    I use Quicken in work, very simple and easy to set-up. I looked at Sage but was way too much for my needs. Bob
  7. bigbobs cl

    How many miles does it take to charge a battery?

    Sorry i was assuming we were talking about a flat battery! If you keep driving and using the car then yes the battery will remain topped up but from flat a trickle charge is the only way to get a battery completley charged. Bob
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    How many miles does it take to charge a battery?

    I would say none of the above!! You can`t completley charge a battery by driving, give it a good trickle charge overnight is the best way. Bob
  9. bigbobs cl

    What's the oldest "disposable" item still in your posession?

    Scalextric set, still gets used and probably best part of 30yrs old. Love the Mk1 Escort Mexico!! Bob
  10. bigbobs cl

    Pie poll

    Love em!! Nice and warm with Vanilla Ice Cream, same with Xmas pud. Bob
  11. bigbobs cl

    Classic Becker Radio

    I`ll try and find out tomorrow, customer of mine has them done for classic cars. Bob
  12. bigbobs cl

    Tonights Top Gear

    Must be if it`s a repeat, bugger!
  13. bigbobs cl

    Tonights Top Gear

    If it is it`s the only one on BBC2 tonight!
  14. bigbobs cl

    Tonights Top Gear

    Just noticed it`s on early, 7:00 start so don`t miss it!!
  15. bigbobs cl

    How many female members are there

    Maybe he just wants to know where you all live so he can dress up and empty his sack!!:D
  16. bigbobs cl

    Show us your christmass tree ...

    Can you reach it if someone calls you???:D
  17. bigbobs cl

    W209fitti new hed unit but cant find the switched live

    No probs, thats why we are here!! Everyone knows a little bit so between us we can solve most problems!! Bob
  18. bigbobs cl

    W209fitti new hed unit but cant find the switched live

    OE- original equipment Can system is what is fitted in alot of modern cars, they are 2 wires (Can Hi and Can Lo that can control upto 32 different functions on the car by sending different signals, one being an ignition or switched feed as it isn`t 12 volts. You need to find a full 12v ignition...
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    W209fitti new hed unit but cant find the switched live

    Thats because the OE is powered by the Can system, take a feed from the ciggy lighter or fuse box and power it up. (in-line fuse would be a good idea!) Bob
  20. bigbobs cl

    2000 Cl500

    I guess it depends what parts you are looking at, suspension is probably general wear and tear where as the engine will be down to good maintainance, look after it and it will last a few 100,000 miles, abuse it and it wont!! The more gadgets and toys a car has the more there is to go wrong, i...
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