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Forum: General Yesterday, 18:59
Replies: 223
Views: 11,896
Posted By Krikkit
Even so, the design lessons learnt about...

Even so, the design lessons learnt about integrating the engine into the car, electronic system design etc were all things that McLaren did for themselves. Yet they've had similar issues (alright...
Forum: General Yesterday, 09:45
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By Krikkit
In times with fewer tools I did it by hand - only...

In times with fewer tools I did it by hand - only took me 15 mins/side and the results were very good.

Either way, a very mild abraisive (Brasso, toothpaste) will work, T-cut etc is too harsh imo.
Forum: General Yesterday, 09:38
Replies: 223
Views: 11,896
Posted By Krikkit
RBR were the 2nd best last year don't forget -...

RBR were the 2nd best last year don't forget - that's despite a 50hp deficit to the Merc-powered teams (thereabouts anyway).

Unfortunately my hopes for McLaren-Honda having a good year are...
Forum: General 28th Feb 2015, 10:13
Replies: 223
Views: 11,896
Posted By Krikkit
As usual I don't think we can draw anything from...

As usual I don't think we can draw anything from testing times for sure other than Merc being very fast, Williams being good again, and Red Bull managing to drag the Renault power unit up near the...
Forum: General 28th Feb 2015, 10:02
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By Krikkit
Actually it does work very nicely. Toothpaste is...

Actually it does work very nicely. Toothpaste is a mild abrasive, mild enough to polish up very sensitive plastics anyway. It does, however, need persistence before it works well (preferably an...
Forum: General 14th Feb 2015, 10:19
Replies: 16
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Posted By Krikkit
I was given a BlackVue by my Dad after I had my...

I was given a BlackVue by my Dad after I had my last (and only) accident - the video quality is excellent, but I must admit I'm yet to set it up in my daily work-shed... Probably should do given how...
Forum: General 14th Feb 2015, 00:05
Replies: 27,745
Views: 3,201,606
Posted By Krikkit
Aeropress ...

Aeropress
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+
a subscription to Pact Coffee (https://www.pactcoffee.com/)

Let the amateur coffee appreciation begin!
Forum: General 2nd Feb 2015, 22:30
Replies: 19
Views: 1,653
Posted By Krikkit
So is it a direct spin-off of BB, or a clever tag...

So is it a direct spin-off of BB, or a clever tag line reuse?
Forum: General 2nd Nov 2014, 22:48
Replies: 7
Views: 2,681
Posted By Krikkit
Just to go a bit further than Nexxo's point...

Just to go a bit further than Nexxo's point (which is valid for ABS and airbag lights etc, which do come on as a system check when the ignition is turned on).

From left to right on your dash...
Forum: Feedback & Suggestions 23rd Apr 2014, 23:26
Replies: 11
Views: 1,719
Posted By Krikkit
I'm not actually in charge of anything, I just...

I'm not actually in charge of anything, I just delete a bit of spam. :p
Forum: Feedback & Suggestions 22nd Apr 2014, 21:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,719
Posted By Krikkit
Seems rather against the jackpot spirit of the...

Seems rather against the jackpot spirit of the marketplace to me. Leave it broken says I!
Forum: General 20th Apr 2014, 21:38
Replies: 9
Views: 4,490
Posted By Krikkit
Boom....

Boom. (http://www.machinemart.co.uk/shop/product/details/cse400a-11-2in-submersible-water-pump[/url)
Forum: General 17th Apr 2014, 09:44
Replies: 4,789
Views: 879,094
Posted By Krikkit
That's the one! Not present on most of their...

That's the one! Not present on most of their other colours apparently, he swapped it for a Sportbrake in a darkish silver (Osmium?) and that's completely scratch-free at 6 months...
Forum: General 16th Apr 2014, 21:42
Replies: 4,789
Views: 879,094
Posted By Krikkit
I would imagine he's seen the modern metallic...

I would imagine he's seen the modern metallic shades being as soft as I have! A purpley XF my Dad had used to get scratched with the air rushing over it. Lovely colour, but absolutely impossible to...
Forum: General 16th Apr 2014, 13:05
Replies: 45
Views: 4,499
Posted By Krikkit
Not all of us. Once you have seen, it cannot be...

Not all of us. Once you have seen, it cannot be unseen.
Forum: General 15th Apr 2014, 23:39
Replies: 45
Views: 4,499
Posted By Krikkit
George and jinq - congrats. :) To all of...

George and jinq - congrats. :)

To all of bit-tech, apologies for not being around (although some of you are probably sad I'm back!)
Forum: General 30th Mar 2014, 19:36
Replies: 4,789
Views: 879,094
Posted By Krikkit
Could be HG going EC, I'd do a compression test...

Could be HG going EC, I'd do a compression test and see what that brings!

Otherwise, grab a socket set next time Halfords have their professional range on ridiculous discount, grab an eBay engine...
Forum: General 30th Mar 2014, 13:45
Replies: 6
Views: 4,260
Posted By Krikkit
Apologies; the number of mods able to moderate...

Apologies; the number of mods able to moderate new signups is pretty small, and between a job and house move I haven't had time this last few weeks to give it proper attention.

Your friend's...
Forum: General 29th Mar 2014, 20:19
Replies: 1,507
Views: 158,656
Posted By Krikkit
The menus and displays are all context-sensitive....

The menus and displays are all context-sensitive. While they're pitted the extra information for the garage mechanics comes up on the screen (you often see one of them sitting in the cars pre/post...
Forum: General 29th Mar 2014, 17:38
Replies: 2,457
Views: 442,448
Posted By Krikkit
It's just rat-look bullshit, don't pay any...

It's just rat-look bullshit, don't pay any attention!
Forum: General 28th Feb 2014, 23:39
Replies: 4,789
Views: 879,094
Posted By Krikkit
Static camber cheesecake! Looking good, looks...

Static camber cheesecake! Looking good, looks pretty hairy out there though. When are you racing this season? Any events at Cadwell? Would be great to meet you. :)
Forum: General 28th Feb 2014, 12:50
Replies: 1,507
Views: 158,656
Posted By Krikkit
The RB10 might be broken, but the PR guys are on...

The RB10 might be broken, but the PR guys are on good form:
Forum: General 28th Feb 2014, 11:01
Replies: 1,507
Views: 158,656
Posted By Krikkit
Previous years failures are very different to...

Previous years failures are very different to this year - the ERS installations are now mandated in the tub, taking the packaging out of the reliability equation (in terms of different teams anyway)....
Forum: General 27th Feb 2014, 09:46
Replies: 9
Views: 2,166
Posted By Krikkit
I'm sure it's all in your contract, and I'm sure...

I'm sure it's all in your contract, and I'm sure they can do.

Vote with your feet - send a letter to their CS department, outlining why you don't like what they've done, and then switch provider....
Forum: Project Logs 26th Feb 2014, 11:16
Replies: 380
Views: 102,813
Posted By Krikkit
The way to do it would be to dismantle the fans...

The way to do it would be to dismantle the fans and mount the prop on your new lathe, then you could find and mark the rotational centre etc. If you were feeling really swish you could turn the edge...
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