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Old 13th December 2007, 15:40   #46
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If you have not opened the tool box of your bike for a long time and have no WD40 handy, then simply use the engine oil on the key.

get the dip stick out, lube your key and now work the lock.
remove dirt from the dip stick before inserting it back.


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to use a slightly larger spanner on a nut try and get a coin to fill up the gap. usually the case with the motorcycle rear view mirrors.
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Old 13th December 2007, 16:01   #47
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To scare away birds which sit on trees and in turn s@#$ on your car tie empty packets to the tree...they get scared due to the noise created.
To clean the windshield use newspapers.
When its raining we use a leaf from a plant which we use in the fences. there is a liquid which oozes when u break a leaf. Use it to prevent water from staying on the glass when it rains
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Old 18th December 2007, 12:04   #48
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"To scare away birds which sit on trees and in turn s@#$ on your car tie empty packets to the tree...they get scared due to the noise created."

Did you mean to crack a joke here maddy42?? I will start laughing once you say "YES"....
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Old 18th December 2007, 12:57   #49
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Check this site for some amazing tips ... Tips & Tricks - Automotive Tips
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Old 19th December 2007, 10:27   #50
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Will this Tobacco trick stop windows from getting fogged up?? i mean, if i dont have a defroster or heated glass, and on a rainy day, will rubbing tobacco (on the inside) keep them glass clean, or atleast fairly clean??
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Old 20th December 2007, 13:05   #51
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About the coke, some one did mention that when consumed regulary it helps flush out worms from the system :-)

Sorry to be off topic here
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Old 20th December 2007, 14:51   #52
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When it was freezing last winter and I couldnít be bothered to turn the AC on to defog the windows I smeared a little shampoo on the inside of the windscreen.
On the first day it gets a little annoying because there is too much condensation, but after that it does a pretty good job for at least two weeks.
This one is a seldom talked about mechanicís secret. Whatever you do DONíT TRY IT, at home or anywhere else.
When your differential (talking about rear wheel drives here) has incorrect backlash and starts wining, put a few bananas in and it will solve the problem for a few weeks.

Seriously, people do this. I rebuild differentials, but never have used or will use bananas in it.
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Old 20th December 2007, 17:09   #53
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Arun why dont u try it out before you laugh at yourself?
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Old 21st December 2007, 08:50   #54
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Maddy, fortunately i never had a problem with the birds so far as my car is lucky to be parked under covered garage at home and underground parking lot at office.

Cool it man....
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Any ideas on how to keep away dogs from pee'ing on the alloys ?
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Any ideas on how to keep away dogs from pee'ing on the alloys ?
keep ya alloys clean and smelling fresh, and use some deo on it works well till the first canine uses it for marking, then everybody else starts competing..
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Didn't really know that Deos have this sort of usage too!!!!
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Well in school they had this dog by the name of chang. HE was a lasapso. He actually had the capacity to pee on a 100 car tires!! Do anything this guy could leave his scent on all the cars
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Old 26th December 2007, 21:59   #59
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keep ya alloys clean and smelling fresh, and use some deo on it works well till the first canine uses it for marking, then everybody else starts competing..

Try rubbing some vinegar (Just a hint) on to your tyres (Not your alloys).
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Old 27th December 2007, 16:34   #60
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I follow the same religiously. But the downside to this is people who will come and write their names on the dust, and in the process slight scratches to the paint.
Damn man true! i got a black Estilo, and kids do it all the time.
I cover it, relegiously! what ever the time, how many ever times, I put on the cover always, and the Cover is full of crow and dove ****! and all the mud and dust is on it! - people never eye on it, nor come near it and lean on the ****! - guess this works without any issues!

The worse the car-cover, the better! - what say friends?
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