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    Angry not a good day

    not a good day today, got up late took the kids to school and went to my father-in-laws to borrow his van to go to reading and collect my facelift bonet, got there no problem got to the blokes house collected the bonnet and strapped it down in the back of the truck and went to the first petrol station for diesel, payed, went to start the van and the steering lock jammed on sitting there for 2 hours and finaly smashed a small plate of the botton to relise the lock and just got back in time to collect the kids from school

    like to thank mark gsi3.2 for info diamond bloke

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    At least you've got your new bonnet glynn,must be gutted about steering lock though........

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    thought you were going to say you lost your bonnet off the roof or something at least it was just the van

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    just glad to get you mobile again Glynn...... good to hear you made it back in time..

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    Quote Originally Posted by lofty View Post
    thought you were going to say you lost your bonnet off the roof or something ..
    Me too! lol At least you got it sorted with some expert 'car jacking' techniques from Mark! lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan View Post
    Me too! lol At least you got it sorted with some expert 'car jacking' techniques from Mark! lol
    I always thought he was a copper lol, now I know where he got his Vec from!

    Can I put in an order for an arden blue VXR?

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    Quote Originally Posted by glenboy View Post


    At least you've got your new bonnet glynn,must be gutted about steering lock though........
    its not that bad there was i 50p size disc held in the bottom of the barrel so i mashed the disc out with a claw hammer and a 15mm open and ring spanner which released the lock
    i was worried about driving home just incase it jamed on again espacily at 90mph

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    Quote Originally Posted by lofty View Post
    thought you were going to say you lost your bonnet off the roof or something at least it was just the van

    hardly left the truck as the bonnet was straped down in the back

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsi3.2 View Post
    just glad to get you mobile again Glynn...... good to hear you made it back in time..

    my father-in-law was just about to leave when i phoned him to say i had done it so i got back to his house and he brings out the spare key and it worked straight away

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