breakdown truck

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harvey
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Re: breakdown truck

#2761 Post by harvey » Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:14 pm

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Series-3-Lan ... SwAJRbMLUh

Nice front winch. It might help hold the front down a bit when there's anything on the hook....
Currently over 35 years worth of fixing 35 boxes.
Hoping to reach 65 years worth of fixing 65 boxes.


GHT
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Re: breakdown truck

#2763 Post by GHT » Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:35 pm

Rich, I need some sort of clever gizmo. Knights of old, when they went off to war, left their women protected with a chastity belt. The cleverest ones had a small guillotine which could decapitate a John Thomas in an instant.

For the second time some obnoxious turd has pilfered one of the MG badges off one of the hub caps of my car. NTG are a company in Ipswich that supply parts for older MG's. The lady there told me that there are some types who almost think it's OK to go home with a trophy that is someone else's property. She added that the octagon badge is a magnet for these kleptos.

Did you ever get the chance to see the chariot race in Ben Hur? The wheels of the chariots had little spinners that had sharp blades on them, something like that would be perfect, much as I would like to emulate the Knights of old, I'll settle for their thieving finger tips.

rich.
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Re: breakdown truck

#2764 Post by rich. » Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:35 am

could you connect an electric fence to your car?? failing that just wait with a very blunt sword :evil:


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