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Re: Let it all hang out,tell us how you really feel and what pisses you off.
« Reply #15675 on: June 06, 2019, 08:25:31 am »
Yep, car dealers/repairers are just thieves, full stop. I worked at a petrol station (gas station) that had an attached "service centre" and the guy who ran it, Nick, a nice bloke of Greek extraction had no qualms at all about over-quoting anyone (friends as well) for repairs. You'd take your car in for an oil and filter change, and drive out with new brakes, battery, exhaust, anything that was easy for Nick to remove and throw in the bin. He always had a stuffed one to show the customer if they questioned his integrity. I had him do some work on one of my cars once, and yep, he screwed me too. Oh well, lesson learned.

That's why I'm very wary now when I take a car in for a service. My last service on my Mitsubishi Outlander (last month) ended in me politely telling the service manager to get fcuked when he rang me and dramatically told me I needed all new brake pads, and new rotors, right away. I told him he was full of sh1t, and not to touch the brakes. By the time I picked it up he'd adjusted his story to me needing new brakes in 6-7000 Km (4-5000 miles) so I said I'll think about it in 6 months time when I've done that many miles. I had a quick look at them when I got home (gotta love modern wheels) and there was tons of meat left on the pads, and the discs looked fine. Arseholes.

After a pissy "cost of living" increase only last year, the company I work for are giving everyone a bonus this year, of a couple of thousand bucks, before tax. That means about a thousand bucks, after tax. While any extra money is always nice, 1000 bucks (about $700 USD) doesn't really mean sh1t as a percentage of my salary. I also found out that those who "Exceeded expectations" on their annual reports will receive an extra bonus, of between 5-10% of their annual salary? Hmmnn, I suppose I should have paid more attention when my supervisor was doing my annual report, I suspect that my lack of interest has probably cost me a lot of dough, and that pisses me off........... ;D   

The wife says, "There's a squeek in the rear when I'm driving the Toyota Camry." I said, "Hmmm...it only has 74,000 miles on it, and the pads look good, so maybe you should lose some weight."
Guess what I didn't get for a week?
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« Reply #15676 on: June 06, 2019, 08:28:00 am »
just the other day Terry a work mate with a Honda civic maybe 5 years old,same #$%* just a service then gets the phone call,new rotors/pads on front/pollen filter and a battery plus other useless #$%*,he said its only just 12 months old,funny thing he tells me when he picked up the car the battery was flat,i said "that's because they left the headlights burning on purpose!$240 bucks new battery!its out right thievery!ill bet itll charge up fine,meanwhile our little champion hyundais run 20 years with #$%* all?
Hey Dave,
glad to hear you're having good luck w/ the Hyundai's . My son is looking to buy a new car, but I wasn't totally sold on these cars. Don't they have a lot of recalls? and other small problems.?
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« Reply #15677 on: June 06, 2019, 12:37:43 pm »
the old ones are good,maybe as the tech stuff gets trickier they have trouble?all in all I think they are a good little car.

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« Reply #15678 on: June 06, 2019, 01:07:13 pm »
 this September makes 10 years I've been at my job... What really pisses me off is having almost a decade of seniority and still getting mandated for everything because I'm the bottom man in my department.....
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« Reply #15679 on: June 06, 2019, 02:26:17 pm »
You know what really pisses me off? When my GF and wife are arguing and I'm caught in the middle of it again.

I don't know why, but I'm envious of your predicament mate, it reminds me of that Mine collapse a few years ago where one of the rescued miners didn't want to come out because both his wife and girlfriend were waiting for him....... ;D
I was feeling sorry for myself because I couldn't afford new bike boots, until I met a man with no legs.

So I said, "Hey mate, you haven't got any bike boots you don't need, do you?"

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« Reply #15680 on: June 07, 2019, 10:56:46 am »
Hahhaa thats a rough spot terry. Ive been seperated from the wife for 3.5 years. Even though we have a 2 year old together.
For a bit i had a GF and wife in "that"sense. It was fun but stressful. I always said im like a fat kid and you both keep feeding me cookies then being mad at me when i eat. Lol. That lasted almost a year. 
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« Reply #15681 on: June 07, 2019, 12:02:47 pm »
 UPS says my 4-4's are delayed by an emergency or severe weather situation. Last known to be in Harrisburg Pa. heading to Illinois I hope folks are OK and they're just playing it safe.
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« Reply #15682 on: June 08, 2019, 12:53:43 am »
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Ive been seperated from the wife for 3.5 years. Even though we have a 2 year old together.

The math seems off...
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« Reply #15683 on: June 08, 2019, 01:53:16 am »
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Ive been seperated from the wife for 3.5 years. Even though we have a 2 year old together.

The math seems off...

Ha ha, never let math get in the way of a good story! ;D
I was feeling sorry for myself because I couldn't afford new bike boots, until I met a man with no legs.

So I said, "Hey mate, you haven't got any bike boots you don't need, do you?"

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« Reply #15684 on: June 08, 2019, 02:02:09 am »
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Ive been seperated from the wife for 3.5 years. Even though we have a 2 year old together.

The math seems off...

Ha ha, never let math get in the way of a good story! ;D

Math...not.  even.  once.
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« Reply #15685 on: June 08, 2019, 02:17:03 am »
just like the single mum shiela with two kids to four different fathers!

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« Reply #15686 on: June 08, 2019, 02:33:43 am »
I knew a girl in Moe who had 5 kids, all named Wayne. I said "doesn't that get confusing?" and she said, "yeah, nah, it's great. When I want them to get out of bed I yell out, Get out of bed Wayne, or when I want them to come in for lunch I yell out Come in for lunch, Wayne, and so on and so forth" Hmmnn, well that did sound like a good idea, but I asked "But what if you just want to call one of them in?" and she replied, "That's easy, I call him by his fathers name..................." ;D
I was feeling sorry for myself because I couldn't afford new bike boots, until I met a man with no legs.

So I said, "Hey mate, you haven't got any bike boots you don't need, do you?"

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« Reply #15687 on: June 08, 2019, 02:34:58 am »
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Ive been seperated from the wife for 3.5 years. Even though we have a 2 year old together.

The math seems off...

Ha ha, never let math get in the way of a good story! ;D

Math...not.  even.  once.
Math isn't calling saying they havent had in a month.... When your single playing the field... Lmao.
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« Reply #15688 on: June 20, 2019, 02:31:57 pm »
 I can do sleight of hand, especially with a head nut. Disappeared right out of my hand over the head. So far it's not in the nickel washer hole and extensive magnet fishing hasn't pulled it out of the crankcase.
 Hey Rocky, watch me pull a head nut out of my hat! Nothin up my sleeve, presto!! HMMmm,  No doubt about it I gotta get another hat!
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« Reply #15689 on: June 20, 2019, 04:12:56 pm »
Been there, done that Don. My FJR1300 stole my quarter drive 10mm socket and won't give it back, the baastard! ;D
I was feeling sorry for myself because I couldn't afford new bike boots, until I met a man with no legs.

So I said, "Hey mate, you haven't got any bike boots you don't need, do you?"

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« Reply #15690 on: June 20, 2019, 08:36:58 pm »
 Found it, the nut was behind the chain tensioner in the cylinder!
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« Reply #15691 on: June 20, 2019, 11:40:04 pm »
Good job Don, you found Terry's 10mm socket in your Honda? Boy that was really lost, or maybe I'm missing something..................ya think?🤪
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« Reply #15692 on: June 21, 2019, 01:55:41 am »
is there $50 down there aswell?its mine!

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« Reply #15693 on: June 23, 2019, 11:44:24 am »
surface contamination......
+100.  I loathe the idiots who are too lazy and/or STUPID to keep their grass clipping out of the road.  I figure those are the same inbred ding-dongs who insist on driving in the left lane and holding up traffic even with the large signs "SLOWER TRAFFIC KEEP RIGHT"

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« Reply #15694 on: June 23, 2019, 03:40:31 pm »
 No, there was no 10mm socket, no $50, no grass clippings. There was a bit of sludge but nothing I didn't expect except couple of metal shards which I have no idea what they were. I'll leave the pan off until I get the top end cleaned up so anything I drop goes through.
  Someone on facebook mentioned dohc 750 have the same oil pan as an auto sohc 750? I find that one difficult to buy, but would be tickled if it were true. 
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« Reply #15695 on: June 23, 2019, 05:42:24 pm »
Is an Auto 750's oil pan a good thing to have Don? If so, I'm pissed off that I don't own one! ;D
I was feeling sorry for myself because I couldn't afford new bike boots, until I met a man with no legs.

So I said, "Hey mate, you haven't got any bike boots you don't need, do you?"

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« Reply #15696 on: June 25, 2019, 06:51:25 pm »
 No, they're huge, have a swinging gate inside and a crazy gasket. And if a PO glues it on you could get a hernia prying that bad boy off again.
 The guy that welded my race car's heads last week had cast aluminum oil pans so big I could take a bath in one. They have a defect and the supply chain goes all the way to England. = steady work for a while.

 Careful pushin9's, some of our best friends drive on the left side of the road!  But I know who you mean. L0L!
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« Reply #15697 on: June 26, 2019, 11:13:56 pm »
Had to go to court today for a hearing with my ex.

I showered, shaved and tidied my hair before I left home.

Pity my ex did not respect the same attention to detail.

Jaysus her arse . . .

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« Reply #15698 on: June 27, 2019, 02:00:58 am »
Well now that I'm trim, taut and terrific and my health has returned, (OK, so the VA says I'm now 70% incapacitated, but what do they know?) the Army has been pestering me to do some work for them. I've managed to fill my dance card for the month, Canberra next week, Adelaide the week after, then Back to Canberra the following week, and finally, Darwin the week after that. Luckily only one Sunday in there, as I need every spare weekend day to finish my Swamp Rat CB750 project. As much as it's nice to feel wanted, this is getting ridiculous! ;D
I was feeling sorry for myself because I couldn't afford new bike boots, until I met a man with no legs.

So I said, "Hey mate, you haven't got any bike boots you don't need, do you?"

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« Reply #15699 on: June 27, 2019, 02:26:43 am »
Finding out that my favorite icons, fashion sense, tattoos, mannerisms, and my voice are either.

A) gangster
B) homosexual
C) offensive
D) got me harassed at school
E) all of the above

Kinda annoys me.

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Some where gifts, some were souviners.
Some where made, some were earned.

One is a damn boy scout camp grizzly bear.  Haters gotta read between those lines.
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