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Old 27-09-2010   #31981
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Re: What's made you grumpy today?

had to slam on on the motorway
70mph to 15 mph
about 5 seconds of pure smoke

do i need to check anything on the car.
had a look around the tyres and cant find any wear

but can feel a little vibration on steering
and yes i did forget to pump the pedal

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Re: What's made you grumpy today?

Do you know which wheels locked up? I bet thosetyres have monster flat spots now
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Old 27-09-2010   #31983
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Re: What's made you grumpy today?

I would guess front since the smoke was coming over the screen.
i can not see any flat spots but i am going to have another look in the day light
on the bright side it went straight like an arrow
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I doubt you'd see flat spots but might feel them if you jack the wheel off the ground and spin it by hand with your palm you might feel the odd bump.

My grump, my PC is toast so now using a much newer but totally pants Celeron 2.5 ghz with 512mb RAM
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I doubt you'd see flat spots but might feel them if you jack the wheel off the ground and spin it by hand with your palm you might feel the odd bump.

My grump, my PC is toast so now using a much newer but totally pants Celeron 2.5 ghz with 512mb RAM
That's a grump?!?!?!?!? HELLO!

That's an excuse to jump on ebuyer and pick up an i7-950 rig with 6gb of ram, an SSD and a stupidly quick graphics card.

My grump? Waiting for stuff, have to wait till tomorrow to see if I've got a permanent job for the county, have to wait 3 or 4 weeks for Windows Phone 7 to come out and I've got to wait till later this year/early next year for Intel to release new SSD's and then next year as well for them to launch Sandy Bridge. I don't want to wait! I want my technology NOW!!!!
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Quote Originally Posted by jenks69 View Post
I doubt you'd see flat spots but might feel them if you jack the wheel off the ground and spin it by hand with your palm you might feel the odd bump.

My grump, my PC is toast so now using a much newer but totally pants Celeron 2.5 ghz with 512mb RAM
i guess they will wear down to round again eventually
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That's a grump?!?!?!?!? HELLO!

That's an excuse to jump on ebuyer and pick up an i7-950 rig with 6gb of ram, an SSD and a stupidly quick graphics card.

My grump? Waiting for stuff, have to wait till tomorrow to see if I've got a permanent job for the county, have to wait 3 or 4 weeks for Windows Phone 7 to come out and I've got to wait till later this year/early next year for Intel to release new SSD's and then next year as well for them to launch Sandy Bridge. I don't want to wait! I want my technology NOW!!!!
Too skint for new PC so making do with what I've got, it's not actually as bad as I imagined it'd be, in fact suprisingly alright


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i guess they will wear down to round again eventually
Not sure that'll happen as the flat spots will still wear down, I think they might be MOT failures but not 100% on that.
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Too skint for new PC so making do with what I've got, it's not actually as bad as I imagined it'd be, in fact suprisingly alright
Yeah it's amazing what old PC's can do with a clean install of Windows.

I'd still go for the Core i7 machine though I was planning to get one this month but I heard about Sandy Bridge and my PC's not really that bad so I'll wait till next year and reap the rewards
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if he orders a new pc wont he then get grumpy waiting for it?
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if he orders a new pc wont he then get grumpy waiting for it?
Real men don't order a new PC, they order all the bits and build it themselves. Oh, and most places do next day delivery
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Re: What's made you grumpy today?

the sole page for uni is down so i cant get my timetable and i haven't the foggiest what time i need to be in
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if he orders a new pc wont he then get grumpy waiting for it?
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Real men don't order a new PC, they order all the bits and build it themselves. Oh, and most places do next day delivery
stop it the voices are telling me to blow several hundred quid on a PC I can't afford
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Fooking poxy weather again, think Ill move to Spain till this global warming has some effect here.
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fecking tuesday again the pizza brain washers have started
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fecking tuesday again the pizza brain washers have started


ill never forget when i drove to college and saw superman and batman fighting on the roundabout while cat women held the advertisement board


my grump is that my lecture is from 5:15 to 9:15
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