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Forum: Tech Log
26th Feb 2021, 09:05
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Uplinker

I have searched, but FCOM apparently does not...

I have searched, but FCOM apparently does not tell us now.

The general principle is that each actuator cylinder has a feed of pressurised fluid to each side of its piston. These feeds are...
25th Feb 2021, 18:23
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Uplinker

Do you mean static, or noise, or interference? ...

Do you mean static, or noise, or interference?

Static is a scratchy intermittent sound - like the sound of lightning picked up by a radio, or metal to metal contact somewhere.

Noise is constant...
25th Feb 2021, 14:18
Replies: 28
Views: 1,691
Posted By Uplinker

OK, I am all fired-up now, so I got the old PC...

OK, I am all fired-up now, so I got the old PC out.

Here is the drive info. If I check the BIOS and reset it if necessary for 1048 cyl, 16 heads, 63 spt etc, would I endanger any info on the HDD?...
25th Feb 2021, 13:42
Replies: 28
Views: 1,691
Posted By Uplinker

Sorry folks, I have been busy with other things. ...

Sorry folks, I have been busy with other things.

I will certainly look on the HDD case for the cylinders etc and see if they are still correct in the BIOS.

If these were changed would it mean...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2021, 12:12
Replies: 26
Views: 1,459
Posted By Uplinker

Ditto nuts. But I still like eating them.

Ditto nuts. But I still like eating them.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2021, 12:04
Replies: 77
Views: 3,810
Posted By Uplinker

@ krismiler, yes ! Manual gearbox = the...

@ krismiler, yes ! Manual gearbox = the Millenials' anti theft device.

That is a quote from the great Eric O of South Main Autos. Find him on youtube :ok:
24th Feb 2021, 11:55
Replies: 14
Views: 4,339
Posted By Uplinker

Indeed we do. Not always though :ok:

Indeed we do. Not always though :ok:
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2021, 11:47
Replies: 142
Views: 13,956
Posted By Uplinker

Yes, fair enough. Although more a problem of poor...

Yes, fair enough. Although more a problem of poor garage work. I avoid garages as much as possible - I once asked a garage to change the gearbox oil while they were changing the clutch. Well they...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Feb 2021, 10:55
Replies: 142
Views: 13,956
Posted By Uplinker

Inboard motors and brakes would be the way to go....

Inboard motors and brakes would be the way to go. Need CV joints and a drive shaft per wheel, but no heavy outboard brakes or motors. Then you could have real independent AWD and stability control,...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Feb 2021, 19:15
Replies: 77
Views: 3,810
Posted By Uplinker

Interesting. This seems very similar to the...

Interesting. This seems very similar to the Boeing 737/Airbus FBW debate !

I am genuinely curious. Have you, Less hair, ever owned and run an automatic car? Not just driven one once, but owned one...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Feb 2021, 12:39
Replies: 77
Views: 3,810
Posted By Uplinker

Many main dealers are trying to make money more...

Many main dealers are trying to make money more than anything else. They don't care about the customer - only how much money they can screw out of them. They have excessive, large, blingy show rooms,...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Feb 2021, 18:04
Replies: 77
Views: 3,810
Posted By Uplinker

I am sure both of you don't need me to tell you...

I am sure both of you don't need me to tell you to try another dealer, or don't bother with dealers. I avoid them like the plague - they are mostly just salesmen who try to sell you all sorts of...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Feb 2021, 14:34
Replies: 53
Views: 8,495
Posted By Uplinker

Check post #50? You are misrepresenting what...

Check post #50?

You are misrepresenting what actually happened and maybe I haven't explained it very well, but I have a garage to paint, so I am not going into the whole thing now - you would have...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Feb 2021, 13:27
Replies: 77
Views: 3,810
Posted By Uplinker

Buying a new or nearly new car from a Porsche...

Buying a new or nearly new car from a Porsche dealer will provide a fully serviced machine, on which anything such as part worn tyres or knackered brake discs will have been renewed. However, it...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Feb 2021, 14:18
Replies: 53
Views: 8,495
Posted By Uplinker

Yes, absolutely. In those (rare) situations* I...

Yes, absolutely. In those (rare) situations* I still monitored the speed and PM. It was when I was close to or rapidly approaching Vfe next, and I knew there was about to be a radio call so I would...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Feb 2021, 11:44
Replies: 53
Views: 8,495
Posted By Uplinker

You have answered your own question in a later...

You have answered your own question in a later post, but as you know; on Airbus FBW if you select more than a 180 change and then pull HDG, the aircraft might turn the wrong way - it calculates...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Feb 2021, 13:58
Replies: 21
Views: 1,600
Posted By Uplinker

Agree with 2 sheds. The OP was not complaining,...

Agree with 2 sheds. The OP was not complaining, merely asking for information.

I suspect that a call went out for an Air Ambulance and one was not sure if they could get through owing to weather,...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Feb 2021, 11:04
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By Uplinker

Thank you TNF ! That was the one. I would not...

Thank you TNF ! That was the one. I would not have known where to look for it.

What made the chairman's scripts even funnier was that Humph read the lines straight, in that engaging gravelly voice...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2021, 13:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By Uplinker

I can't remember the text of the one about people...

I can't remember the text of the one about people from Scunthorpe, but myself and the audience were crying with laughter.

RIP
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2021, 11:56
Replies: 370
BBC
Views: 54,008
Posted By Uplinker

But a Prime Minister's job is running the...

But a Prime Minister's job is running the country, not providing entertainment for millions of people lazing on their sofas.

In the surroundings of a television studio, with the lights, the...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2021, 11:37
Replies: 142
Views: 13,956
Posted By Uplinker

Depends what you mean by green. Nuclear power is...

Depends what you mean by green. Nuclear power is extremely poisonous, but is controllable, and does not trash the planet from normal use. Greenhouse gases such as CO2 and methane, (the latter from...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2021, 11:22
Replies: 142
Views: 13,956
Posted By Uplinker

:D Wow, a lot of first class research obviously...

:D Wow, a lot of first class research obviously went into that statement. :D
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2021, 19:02
Replies: 370
BBC
Views: 54,008
Posted By Uplinker

Very easy for a television presenter or...

Very easy for a television presenter or journalist to hector or trip up a politician and make them look unsure or otherwise bumbling. Remember Jeremy Paxman and Michael Howard? Also it is very easy...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2021, 14:06
Replies: 14,395
Views: 1,394,942
Posted By Uplinker

Has it though? I ask out of genuine curiosity,...

Has it though? I ask out of genuine curiosity, not for an argument.

Are all the ICU beds in the country occupied, and what about the extra emergency hospitals that have been provided? Mrs Uplinker...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Feb 2021, 12:21
Replies: 142
Views: 13,956
Posted By Uplinker

The car conversion company known on telly as...

The car conversion company known on telly as "Vintage Voltage" converted a Defender to electric.

Range aside, the way that machine shot up hills was impressive - no need to dick about with gear...
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