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    COVID-19 vaccine

    I have a foot in both Camps, and confused, I have a suppressed immune system due to a NON alcohol related liver transplant ( I have auto immune system hepatitis) My Liver consultant in the uk cannot give me a finite answer if what's left of my immune system could actually make use of what the...
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    Cars we've owned?

    Hi, Mine I think was 20ft, inboard mercruiser, it originally had a V8 so would of been a bit of a flying machine, I got it without its engine, so bought a rough old boat with a 466 engine and stern drive and swapped them over, went well, except or the first outing when she dropped a valve, split...
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    Cars we've owned?

    Thank you, I have forgotten a few I also had a Mk1 granada Ghia Estate, the engine was seized when I got it, water ingress to drivers rear cylinder which had caused the piston to melt? and the rings seized, Still have the top of the piston to this day LOL And a Kit car a Dutton Sierra estate...
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    Cars we've owned?

    Saw this post and it got me thinking, Ive owned a few over the years, as follows First Car was a Ford Corsair 1500, rotten a s a pear but so much fun. Cortina MK3 GXL got it as it was overheating, found someone had put the thermostat in backwards 2.0 Pinto Granada MK1 3.0 auto saloon MK2...
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    Tail side light fishtail shape bulbs

    Sorry dual filament
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    Tail side light fishtail shape bulbs

    Hello Peeps, I have 10 rear side light tail lights as per pics, brand new, clearing out stuff from the Jeep, any interest? I will sell all together or seperate, £2 each including post, or take the lot for £18 inc post I think the prices are fair, if not someone will tell me LOL, open to ofers.
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    How many cars can someone

    Purchase with duff diffs............................................................. well with me its three, not possible I hear you say, I fully agree with you I say, but yes numpty here did just that!! The first was a VW Touareg, VW's answer to a decent size 4X4 It was a marmite car, used the...
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    JEEP CHEROKEE 2.8CRD LIMITED AUTO KJ SERIES

    Me and Diffs just do not go together, BMW currently in garage on the naughty ramp with its front diff removed, hey ho could only happen to me!!
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    JEEP CHEROKEE 2.8CRD LIMITED AUTO KJ SERIES

    Wrexham Premier inn on our first 1000 mile outing, ok so its a BWM 3.0D Auto on a Jeep site, for that I apologise but after the poo the Jeep gave me perhaps you will forgive the one picture.
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    JEEP CHEROKEE 2.8CRD LIMITED AUTO KJ SERIES

    It certainly was an adventure, I cant blame the way the Jeep was made, proof of it cant be that bad is its still around!! Its obvious that the rear axle just was not up to the job, talking to a local Gearbox and Axle specialist his comment was when they were new he made a lot of money rebuilding...
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    JEEP CHEROKEE 2.8CRD LIMITED AUTO KJ SERIES

    Update, the Jeep has sold, I was approached by a person that had seen the Axle being changed 3 times, he was looking for a Jeep and asked what to look for, anyhow we got talking, he wanted to see all the receipts which I showed him, he was genuinely interested and made an offer, as long as I put...
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    Europe Driving trip

    We lived in St Jacques 4km outside Grasse in the South Of France from 2011 to 2016 as we had a Dawg all our trips home when the wife and I travelled together were by Road, 16 hours with a couple of breaks, what we were told was DO NOT USE REST AREAS keep to stops that had Services, this was due...
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    JEEP CHEROKEE 2.8CRD LIMITED AUTO KJ SERIES

    Update, I have a post on the go reference the rear diff and axle, if you read it you can see I was not prepared to sell the Jeep with a dodgy diff, so after a long saga it has had a very good rear axle fitted with a diff that has all its teeth !!!! That cost £480-00 so yes the Jeep is now all...
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    Identification of rear axle Jeep kj

    Update, My Nipper and a friend have fitted the second hand axle, I am assured the axle has only covered 82k on removing the back plate all seemed well, a complete set of teeth !!! on driving all sounds in order, no bearing or diff noise, so at long last she is finished, Having treated myself to...
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    Identification of rear axle Jeep kj

    Found a proper axle, its on its way, soon as its fitted, its on ebay, any takers?
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