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is Mike still in Bog Bog Bog ata
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Re: Northern Mike

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Not sure Malcolm. I expect he's home by now. Most likely recovering in a quiet room :D
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...Waiting for that disgraceful NHS botch-up nose job to smack him down again.
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No I'm still in Bogota!

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addo wrote:...Waiting for that disgraceful NHS botch-up nose job to smack him down again.
It was a private nose job that they (-expletive removed-) up! The NHS appears to have at least sorted some of it out..



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northern_mike wrote:No I'm still in Bogota!
And no doubt enjoying it so much you have no plans to return Mike? :lol:
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Oh I wish Jim. Actually, I'm not a fan of Bogota. Too high up, struggle for breath sometimes and it's another big city.

Today I did the full Top Gear scary adventure drive from La Dorada (utter paradise, low down, 36c) back up the 4 hour, 8600ft climb up to the plain Bogota sits on up twisty roads, with trucks, mad drivers, hairpins and big drops. Amazing road, amazing scenery though I admit to being genuinely scared at least 3 times. When I get home I'll write some bits about it in my small blog for anyone who wants to know more...

it's vaguely French Car related as our outbound trip down the road (200 km, 4 hours or more) was in a heavily laden Clio 1.2 being driven by my cousin Sebastian, who, like all Colombians, be they male or female, instantly start to channel Juan Pablo Montoya when they get in a car. We stopped 6 times to allow the brakes to cool...

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Sounds like a brilliant adventure Mike :-D

If you were scared three times imagine how I'd be on such a journey :twisted:

I can get seriously scared on a trip to our local Tesco as a passenger... :roll:
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Re: Northern Mike

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reason for me starting this thread, i was going to ask you if you could measure the throw of your Bling gos clutch slave cylinder,
#-o #-o :wink:

hard to get the staff :shock: :twisted: :roll: :-D :lol: :rofl2: :rofl2: :wink:
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Regards, malcolm.

current ride a BX 1.7 TZD estate
1986 MK1 BX 1.9na D Auto(in Mothman Andy's stable )
layed up roppy 1.9TD XANT estate, now gone to meet her maker
purple and lilac metalic 2CV(VIOLET)registered to her in doors
1972 DS special been layed up aprox 31 years
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citronut wrote: hard to get the staff :shock: :twisted: :roll: :-D :lol: :rofl2: :rofl2: :wink:
I know :twisted:

Just when you need Mike he goes and slopes off to Bogota... Absolutely shocking...
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Re: Northern Mike

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Yeah, but isn't his a 2.0 rather than a 1.6, and therefore not applicable to the one Malc's got that isn't working.... :wink:
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Re: Northern Mike

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I might (only might, mind you) be able to help out on this. My colleague drives a 13 reg Peugeot Partner van, 1.6HDi. I have a tape measure in my toolkit. If this would help could you let me know what you need, and how to measure it?
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Hell Razor5543 wrote:I might (only might, mind you) be able to help out on this. My colleague drives a 13 reg Peugeot Partner van, 1.6HDi. I have a tape measure in my toolkit. If this would help could you let me know what you need, and how to measure it?
thanks James
i require the measurement of the length the bellows extend to, between the edge of the of the cylinder body ( were the bellows attach ) to the lip of the fork

obviously whilst an assistant holds the clutch pedal hard to the floor boards,

that would be great

on my friends 3071.6 HDI there is 54mm, on the Peugeot Partner i have here it has 44mm
Regards, malcolm.

current ride a BX 1.7 TZD estate
1986 MK1 BX 1.9na D Auto(in Mothman Andy's stable )
layed up roppy 1.9TD XANT estate, now gone to meet her maker
purple and lilac metalic 2CV(VIOLET)registered to her in doors
1972 DS special been layed up aprox 31 years
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Re: Northern Mike

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Sorry Malcolm, but Darren had today off. The earliest we are likely to meet up is Tuesday (due to the rota). I will get that measurement unless you beat me to it.
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Re: Northern Mike

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:Sorry Malcolm, but Darren had today off. The earliest we are likely to meet up is Tuesday (due to the rota). I will get that measurement unless you beat me to it.
thanks for the offer hun,
but its in for a new clutch Monday :shock: :roll: #-o :twisted: :wink:

that'll be fun ( NOT ) as its a HDI
Regards, malcolm.

current ride a BX 1.7 TZD estate
1986 MK1 BX 1.9na D Auto(in Mothman Andy's stable )
layed up roppy 1.9TD XANT estate, now gone to meet her maker
purple and lilac metalic 2CV(VIOLET)registered to her in doors
1972 DS special been layed up aprox 31 years