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Post by elfin girl on Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:50 pm

Oops, sorry not been here for a while, I seem to have turned into one of those that only returns when they have a problem. Been pushing my arthritic joints to the limit trying to build the rest of the chicken enclosure. Then had technical issues for a bit and had to reset iPad, which, annoyingly wiped all my log in names and passwords, anyway, iv managed to sort that so back again.

My little weenybago has sprung an exausght leak on the manifold end now! I've not had chance to get underneath to see exactly where from but wondered if anybody has the part in good nic or know of where I could source it?

In other news I've also bought some cheep tacky plastic Windows to put in the side, I'm driving to Wales next month and don't want to pay the double toll fee just because it has no back windows! Fook knows how I'm going to cut the holes though!
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Post by PFM on Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:54 pm

Manifold leak is rare? Nibbler or jigsaw with metal blade?

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Post by Woodie on Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:58 am

Why have you built a chicken enclosure in the back? For interesting company on the journey or for self sufficiency in anticipation of the exhaust breaking and you having a longer stay than planned?? Rolling Eyes
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Post by elfin girl on Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:41 pm

PFM wrote:Manifold leak is rare? Nibbler or jigsaw with metal blade?

I did think it was unusual, not had chance to get underneath but hoping that the guy who did the other bit in Jan either didn't connect it very well or maybe not sealed with new gaskets?

Yeah, see I used to be able just about hold a jigsaw going through metal, these days it would definately be worth videoing for you've been framed, pretty sure it would take me off my feet Laughing I don't have a nibbler, not sure it's worth getting one just for that, I'll get some blades for the jig saw and see if I can convince someone else to do it !
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Post by elfin girl on Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:43 pm

Woodie wrote:Why have you built a chicken enclosure in the back? For interesting company on the journey or for self sufficiency in anticipation of the exhaust breaking and you having a longer stay than planned?? Rolling Eyes

Haha, well, it is being built in the back garden, however the thought had crossed my mind to build a cage or something on the back to take them camping with me
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Post by Raggy on Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:58 pm

Make sure you get blades designed for thin metal. Probably jumping about before because too course teeth on blades so they grabbing all the time rather than cutting. I've use a jigsaw on thin metal when doing mine and it was fine.
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Post by Raggy on Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:01 pm

Make sure you get blades designed for thin metal. Probably jumping about before because too course teeth on blades so they grabbing all the time rather than cutting. I've use a jigsaw on thin metal when doing mine and it was fine.
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