What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?

That was the long and short of it really.

Got Sandy back from the bodyshop the other week, and she threw up a warning for the SOS system. Was booked in today at Skoda to be sorted.

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As they didn’t know if it was going to take two minutes or two days, they gave me a 2019 Skoda Fabia 1.0MPi, 75bhp as a courtesy car.

Got her home, thought about having a beer but went and gave the Fabia a wash.

This is how I got her.

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Washed her a couple of times and removed the baked on bugs, etc... they sprayed with fallout remover.

That’s a lot of fallout for such a short lived car.

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After a good vacuum, glass cleaned, engine dressed, tyres dressed, etc...

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So ye’, had a courtesy car for three hours or so and gave her a clean and returned. Lol.

Also.

I took a cloth with me to the car show room when I dropped Sandy off. I noticed all the cars felt a little coarse to the took, was took by one of the salemen, ‘it’s because another dealer may phone up and ask for the car, they send us cars that have no protection on, so we don’t put any on ours in case we have to send one away’.

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I said but when you wash a car, you have to dry it, why not spray on a drying aid, dry it and protection is left behind. He shrugged his shoulder and said, ‘I don’t know’.

He did say if I wanted to do it, I was to feel free to come and do it. I may get back in touch to see if her was serious.

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