What are the worst words you can say to car guys I.e. us lot?
Mrs Mark, " I'm just taking the car "
" just nuts and bolts anyway "
" just had it up the ramp...(dramatic pause) not good I'm afraid. "
" we have got you a like for like courtesy " *Toyota Aygo
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A couple of weeks ago whilst dropping my 6 year old of School I took a thorough roasting from a particular Teacher for using "Homophobic language" - My crime describing myself as a "wooly woofter". Despite being being belittled in front of all the other Parents and generally spoken to like a...
When you order a takeaway by phone, do you order using words or numbers?
For example, do you say "Number 1, 22 and a 6 please" or "Chicken & sweetcorn Soup, a fillet steak with wine & chilli, and a chicken fried rice please"
What to expect? I put my car into a Specialist for a intermitant fault.
The car didn't play up on several test drives they carried out, I left the car with them for a week to see if they could fix it.
During discussions possible TC could be but unlikly just starting to fail causing my issues...
Blimey, Autocar must have had some column inches to fill :eek:
"Perhaps nothing exemplifies this more than the engine’s capacity to languish in the background. Muffled would be an unfair description - instead it hums benevolently in the background, waiting to be whisked up by a brilliantly...
In the last couple of weeks, web pages seem to have lots of words underlined.
As the cursor goes over the underlined word an advert box opens.
Even a post I made here myself:
http://www.mbclub.co.uk/forums/ot-off-topic-forums/147262-roof-remedial-work.html (post #4) has the word "access"...
Moving house shortly (subject to contract!!) and will be increasing mileage as a result. Got to keep the CLK55 cos its fabulous... Think the VW Phaeton -at 30MPG and £250 a corner for tyres (not to say top rate of road tax, and pain in the neck servicing cos it needs a "specialist") will need to...
I tried putting up a e-bay post and the automatic sensor says that there is a banned word in the post. The nearest thing I can see to something rude in it is the word cult? Is this the Scunthorpe phenomenon?
Every now and again you know you have to do some routine maintenance of a more than the normal kind, even to these noble beasts.
So up for change were the rear subframe bushes both fore and aft of my 124 Estate. I may add that the milage is now around 227K and this car works for a living.
Lesson for today, a picture paints a thousand words.
Sometimes, we try too hard to get to the greener grass. In the process, we end up in trouble.
And when you find yourself in trouble and you're stuck in a situation that you can't get out of, there is one thing you should...
Was driving along A419 towards Swindon this morning, pulled out to pass two slow moving cars ahead, when the latter of the two - a Renault Clio - indicated left. I assumed (big mistake) that he was intending to pull off to the left into a garage...........................big mistake to assume...
This, I am assured, is the text of a genuine HMRC letter:
"Dear Mr X,
I am writing to you to express our thanks for your more than prompt reply to our latest communication, and also to answer some of the points you raise.
I will address them, as ever, in order.
Firstly, I must take...
A group of year one children were trying very hard to become accustomed to the first year at infant school.
The biggest hurdle they faced was that the teacher insisted on NO baby talk! 'You need to use 'Big People' words,' she was always reminding them.
She asked Chris what he had done over...