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  1. Zero123

    Lesser News

    In a word, no! I'll even eat out of date food - unless it's meat that smells off but then I wouldn't leave it that long. Bread, no problem - if it's dry then I'll toast it... might cut the mould off first though! :sick: My Council has decided to introduce 'slop' buckets to collect waste food -...
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    Demist problem

    Hardly any air goes to the windscreen normally but there is a way I found how to do it - the problem is that I have to go through the same procedure every time I switch on the engine. First of all select the Climate screen, then press the DEF button which immediately fires everything up - select...
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    So What Did You Do to your Jaguar today ?

    What a view!
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    Car dealers sleep walking to disaster

    Just logged on to that wizzle site to see what they would offer for my 2009 X-Type Sovereign 2.2D 70,000 miles all in excellent condition with part dealer and independant servicing. Best offer £1,353..... :(
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    Is anyone else getting annoyed by advert pop-ups

    It's when you get ads for Viagra you can start to worry..........:)
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    CTEK extension cable

    Or do what someone over the road to me does with his plug-in EV: he runs the cable through his living room window!
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    Advertising have taken over.

    Shussssh... don't tell everyone or they'll all do it!
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    Water in central junction box 2010 xf

    Sounds about right. Warranty companies will do their best to avoid paying out so I can only guess that somewhere in the small print lets them off the hook and "consequential" loss is indeed how they do it. Maybe need a lawyer to study the wording on the warranty.
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    where do you go to for servicing

    That's the problem - garages have got your car so you have to pay upfront only to find two miles down the road they haven't done something they should have...... Another annoyance with a main dealer is that they check over your car and try and find additional work. They even phoned me up...
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    The countdown to Brexit thread

    You're not allowed to say "fishermen" anymore according to the BBC - they're now to be "fisherpeople". Pollocks to the BBC! https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/13217574/piers-morgan-rages-bbc-replaces-fishermen-gender-neutral-fisherpeople/
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    Jokes ! ( post all jokes in here please )

    If a woman sleeps with 10 men she's a slut, but if a man does it… He's gay, definitely gay.
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    CTEK extension cable

    That does indeed look like the right stuff!
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    The countdown to Brexit thread

    Twitter? You might bump into Trump....
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    CTEK extension cable

    The output side cable is black twin core without any markings but I've just examined the red/black from the plug and it says 18 AWG.
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    CTEK extension cable

    The mains cable on the CTEK is marked 2 core 0.75mm and I have a 25 metre roll this size so I can easily use some of that to extend the mains but is that wire suitable to extend the 12 to 14 volt side?
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    CTEK extension cable

    Yeah, that's what I thought. As I said I'm no electrician so I guess expecting it to reach 10 meters is somewhat too optimistic!
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    CTEK extension cable

    Yes, at the moment I've been running a mains cable extension both inside the garage and outside with comfort plugs on each battery using a Halfords charger alternating with each car. I've just bought a new CTEK MXS 5.0 so can choose when or which car to charge (although the comfort plugs are a...
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    SovereignX TLC & Project Thread

    Ah yes, Sod's Law. When I drop my toast it always lands buttered side down - so now I eat the toast dry so that it doesn't matter which way it lands. Then I eat the butter separately with a spoon......:)
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    X-Type Estate roof aerial

    I had a similar problem in my VW Jetta which has its aerial built into the back window alongside the heating elements - I couldn't get MW reception. I'd only just bought the car, it was second-hand, but took it back and they had to replace the radio adpator/amplifier which was indeed just under...
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    CTEK extension cable

    Just a quick question regarding the CTEK maintenance charger as I'm not sure if what I have in mind is feasable. I want to install the CTEK charger in my garage but need a long cable to run outside, not a permanent fixture but just to use from time to time on a vehicle not being used much - the...
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