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  1. Burnerman replied to the thread DHL?.

    Have you a spare key you can try, James? This fault usually happens when the key (and lock) is worn so if you haven't a spare, try the...

    31 Oct 2020 at 8:07 AM
  2. Burnerman replied to the thread Garden hose won't fit outdoor tap.

    Are you able to easily isolate the water supply to the tap, leaving the house water on? The tap will screw onto that wall elbow and the...

    30 Oct 2020 at 2:54 PM
  3. Burnerman replied to the thread Concret panel garage - advice please.

    Same here mate, mine has been plagued with ivy and it has a nastily rusting tin roof so plenty of scope there! Bodging it for a few...

    29 Oct 2020 at 8:13 PM
  4. Burnerman replied to the thread Chimney cowls/caps.

    I’d sort the unused ones with a drop in terracota ‘pepper pot’ and the working one with a stainless cowl with a top and bird guard...

    29 Oct 2020 at 8:10 PM
  5. Burnerman replied to the thread Battery life.

    Can’t say I’ve heard of Arch oil....its Forte additives for me, but my motor never gets less than a 20 mile run and I only use V Power...

    29 Oct 2020 at 8:06 PM
  6. Burnerman replied to the thread Concret panel garage - advice please.

    Rake as much of the old sealant out as possible......with mine, its silicone on the outside and I foam the gaps on the inside. Water...

    29 Oct 2020 at 8:02 PM
  7. Burnerman replied to the thread 7.5 tonne panel truck with an electric tail gate MOT costs.

    Always best to get the truck checked (plated) at a truck garage first.....the VOSA station will charge you for a retest or occasionally...

    29 Oct 2020 at 1:47 PM
  8. Burnerman replied to the thread VW Polo GTi heater taking too long to warm up.

    Being made from plastic, these housings do fail annoyingly often! This has to raise the question, was the actual thermostat replaced...

    28 Oct 2020 at 8:38 PM
  9. Burnerman replied to the thread VW Polo GTi heater taking too long to warm up.

    Is the coolant level at the maximum mark? John :)

    28 Oct 2020 at 8:16 PM
  10. Burnerman replied to the thread Straightening a warped door?.

    +1 I’ve never managed to straighten a warped door.....I’ve adjusted the closing laths to compensate but it still looks crap. John :)

    27 Oct 2020 at 8:22 PM
  11. Burnerman replied to the thread Battery life.

    I must say I like our Yeti - 2.0 diesel 150BHP with adblue, 65 plate 4x4 - it's the Outsider(?) model (higher ground clearance.) The...

    27 Oct 2020 at 7:58 PM
  12. Burnerman replied to the thread What have you been doing today?.

    All this for braided brake lines? Surely not! John :)

    27 Oct 2020 at 6:17 PM
  13. Burnerman replied to the thread Buying from private seller - covid19.

    Decisions, decisions......out of those I’d have to for the lower mileage Fiesta but I’d also want a reasonable warranty. Any low mileage...

    27 Oct 2020 at 5:04 PM
  14. Burnerman replied to the thread Buying from private seller - covid19.

    I don’t think you’ll get many people jumping into this one, but I wouldn’t rule out such motors like the Kia Rio and Hyundai i20 or...

    26 Oct 2020 at 7:26 PM
  15. Burnerman replied to the thread Do car engineers deliberately make things difficult ?.

    Key in my pocket, I switch the engine off, get out and press the tit on the door handle......the car locks. Then, just to make sure, I...

    26 Oct 2020 at 8:19 AM