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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-24-05, 12:02 PM
Austin Shackles
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I like land rover.

Disco wheel bearings and seals all the same, front or rear. Handy, as I had
a rear one fail and the 2 I got in as spares a bit back for a front one did
the job nicely.
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post #2 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-24-05, 01:01 PM
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Re: sometimes

Austin Shackles wrote:
> I like land rover.
>
> Disco wheel bearings and seals all the same, front or rear. Handy,
> as I had a rear one fail and the 2 I got in as spares a bit back for
> a front one did the job nicely.


Then sometimes...It takes you ages just to get to one bolt so you can tension the bloody fan belt on a
non serpantine RRC!!

Sometimes the urganomics (sp?) are shitty too!! Even getting the key in the ignition in a RRC is hard
enough after a new/modern car! It is in the worst postion i can think of!

Nige
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post #3 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-24-05, 01:01 PM
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Dougal wrote:
> Nige wrote:
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>> Sometimes the urganomics (sp?)

>
> Since you asked - ergonomics!


Yeah, tried it but it didn't look right!!!

Oh well, at least i tried!


Nige

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post #4 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-24-05, 01:01 PM
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Nige wrote:

> Sometimes the urganomics (sp?)


Since you asked - ergonomics!
 
post #5 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-24-05, 03:01 PM
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"Nige" <nigel.inceBUGGEROFF@btinternet.com> wrote in message
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> Dougal wrote:
>> Nige wrote:
>>
>>> Sometimes the urganomics (sp?)

>>
>> Since you asked - ergonomics!

>
> Yeah, tried it but it didn't look right!!!
>
> Oh well, at least i tried!
>
>
> Nige
>
> --
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> Range Rover LSE (Bob)
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> '"gimme the f*ckin' money"


For what you were describing I think your spelling is more demonstrative.



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post #6 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-24-05, 04:01 PM
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....and Nige spake unto the tribes of Usenet, saying...


>
> Yeah, tried it but it didn't look right!!!


Garage.

Never looks right to me.


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post #7 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-24-05, 09:01 PM
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Richard Brookman wrote:
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> Garage.
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> Never looks right to me.


Nor me - that's why my Landrover lives in the driveway. :-)


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post #8 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-25-05, 03:01 AM
Austin Shackles
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On or around Sat, 24 Dec 2005 19:35:48 -0000, "Nige"
<nigel.inceBUGGEROFF@btinternet.com> enlightened us thusly:

>Austin Shackles wrote:
>> I like land rover.
>>
>> Disco wheel bearings and seals all the same, front or rear. Handy,
>> as I had a rear one fail and the 2 I got in as spares a bit back for
>> a front one did the job nicely.

>
>Then sometimes...It takes you ages just to get to one bolt so you can tension the bloody fan belt on a
>non serpantine RRC!!


Oh, had that too - but it were my fault for having lost the appropriate
socket.

The brake calipers are held on by those irritating bolts with 13mm 12-point
heads. On the front ones, you need a long-reach socket to get onto 'em, and
this I have, bought specially for the purpose. Naturally, on the back
calipers, the long socket means you can't get a handle on it 'cos the
spring's in the way. So I had to go and buy a 13mm short 12-point (most of
my sockets are single hex) for the purpose.
>
>Sometimes the urganomics (sp?) are shitty too!! Even getting the key in the ignition in a RRC is hard
>enough after a new/modern car! It is in the worst postion i can think of!


ergonomics...

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post #9 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-25-05, 03:01 AM
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Dougal came up with the following;:
> Nige wrote:
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>> Sometimes the urganomics (sp?)

>
> Since you asked - ergonomics!


Whilst ergonomics is the correct spelling, urganomics makes a lot of bloody
sense too .. It's similar to some of the noises I make when working on the
Landie ...

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post #10 of 18 (permalink) Old 12-25-05, 04:01 AM
Austin Shackles
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On or around Sat, 24 Dec 2005 22:12:12 -0000, "Richard Brookman"
<newsboy@nowhere.com> enlightened us thusly:

>...and Nige spake unto the tribes of Usenet, saying...
>
>
>>
>> Yeah, tried it but it didn't look right!!!

>
>Garage.
>
>Never looks right to me.


gauge.

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as little trust as you can in tomorrow) Horace (65 - 8 BC) Odes, I.xi.8
 
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