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Old 02-11-2017, 11:52 AM   #1516
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Funny, Carruthers. It's seven quid on Amazon btw https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb...nes+pensioners
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Old 02-11-2017, 12:43 PM   #1517
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I wonder if that's the same Haynes that makes the auto repair manuals? If so, their "Explains Teenagers" ought to be hilariously underexplained.

I remember their instructions for removing an engine from a car, not a specific car, or even a brand:

1. Raise the hood.
2. Remove the hood from the car.
3. Disconnect all wires/connectors from the engine.
4. Remove the engine.

Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Old 02-11-2017, 12:56 PM   #1518
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I wonder if that's the same Haynes that makes the auto repair manuals?
It is indeed!

I think that the car repair manuals have now gone to the other extreme.
I had one for my car that went to the breaker's yard late last year and it was a mighty tome.
Paragraph upon paragraph on how to change a headlight bulb.
But that's enough of that.

I do like the 'alternative' manuals that they have published in recent years.
I have a number on the shelves behind me including The London Underground, Flying Scotsman, the Avro Vulcan, Heathrow Airport, the Moon, Apollo 11 and the Cold War.

I hope that I'm not risking the Wrath of Mod by providing this link:

Haynes Publishing.

It's not really advertising. Honest.
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Old 02-11-2017, 01:21 PM   #1519
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No problem, many links are posted. The mods look for hidden or blatant links in newbie's posts.
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Old 02-19-2017, 10:15 PM   #1520
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Ha ha, joke's on me. I lied to some friends and said I was sick on Friday to get out of a social engagement (in truth I really did want to go, but I was exhausted and mentally in a bad place for it and just couldn't bring myself,) but then this morning I woke up actually sick.
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Old 02-19-2017, 10:24 PM   #1521
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You had a premonition.
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Old 03-11-2017, 04:26 PM   #1522
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I just heard, from the other room, Popdigr describe some guy:

"Well, he looks like a plow point."

I guess the guy is dull, and/or plain?

Or sharp and shiny?

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Old 03-11-2017, 04:34 PM   #1523
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I just heard, from the other room, Popdigr describe some guy:

"Well, he looks like a plow point."

I guess the guy is dull, and/or plain?

Or sharp and shiny?

Muddy, scratched and generally battered.
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Old 03-11-2017, 04:35 PM   #1524
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Well played Popdigr.
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Old 03-11-2017, 06:18 PM   #1525
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Yes, it's clear as mud but it covers the ground.
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Old 03-11-2017, 11:05 PM   #1526
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bald and beaky?
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