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    Today, 01:32 PM
    Here in Australia they are using fines to force compliance... There is an on the spot AU$200 fine in Melbourne for not wearing a mask now... & if...
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    Today, 12:50 AM
    I'm only talking about Melbourne (well Victoria as that's the state) so the rest of Australia has a total of 85 deaths right now.... thanks to our...
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    Today, 12:29 AM
    Here in Aus we simply call these our mystery cases.. as you suggest no one knows where or how they got the virus, they don’t live or work in a known...
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    Yesterday, 03:51 PM
    Anyone who thinks are sure our case numbers aren't too bad at all why not open everything up..... please just google what happened to us poor feckers...
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    07-08-2020, 07:31 AM
    I’m also going to go through & patch up a lot of holes in the body of this car, there are countless that people have drilled into this car over the...
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    07-08-2020, 07:31 AM
    Got a bit more done… there is an exhaust heat shield on the car, my car clearly only had a single muffler setup from the factory as I only have one...
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    06-08-2020, 01:44 PM
    Yes it was after this movie that everyone in Aus started calling their bars/man cave rooms the Pool Room
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    06-08-2020, 12:43 AM
    Australia always does great with sign language interpreters on TV for the important stuff like this where we failed here in this pandemic is we...
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    05-08-2020, 08:21 AM
    The human race is an odd bunch… I’ve noticed during this now that a big part of the human psyche is that we doesn’t don’t like being told we can’t do...
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    05-08-2020, 05:11 AM
    The whole Melbourne disaster can be traced back to returning travelers who where told to isolate for 14 days… we had two waves of stupidity from...
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    05-08-2020, 02:27 AM
    If it’s any help lads… reading this thread you could be reading about any country anywhere in the world… could things be done better? Sure they...
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    29-07-2020, 12:48 AM
    it totally is Mike... I can understand how shops that restore multiple cars can misplace or lose parts or even whole panels etc... There are several...
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    26-07-2020, 02:54 PM
    Thanks Piers... yeah working on the XB today I'm sure it's the right call too
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    26-07-2020, 07:57 AM
    Got stuck into stitch welding the drivers side sill along it’s full length… there are a few spots where the metal needs to be asked to join flush ...
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    26-07-2020, 02:49 AM
    Holy thread revival Batman….. ok so in a pre-COVID world I was doing a lot of travel for work & only had 1 full weekend a month really to work on...
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    26-07-2020, 02:29 AM
    Then I put everything back together again & I think she’s really starting to look bloody good, she’ll need a skim of filler in some places but I’ve...
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    26-07-2020, 02:29 AM
    Right a bit more happened this Sat here in the shed, the top edge of the drivers side door doesn’t line up with the top edge of the front guard but...
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    24-07-2020, 08:56 AM
    It's a bunch of annoying people who think that the majority of us sheepeople are asleep to the issues of the world & that they are the only one who...
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    24-07-2020, 05:00 AM
    Couldn’t agree more on the getting the bike license… I put it off for years & now I’m a 45 year old “L” plate bike rider this year & now I’m so...
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    24-07-2020, 01:49 AM
    When this all kicked off in Europe wasn't there a brothel somewhere that had a lock in (I want to say it was in Italy but I may be wrong) & the...
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    24-07-2020, 01:13 AM
    A lot of the early A380's are showing a lot of wing cracks & I think the cost of repairing them knowing that they will most likely come back is the...
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    24-07-2020, 01:08 AM
    DaveD_XB replied to a thread Wife + Kerb + Alloy in R-Roads
    A women I worked with used to blame her husband for her destroying the wheels on her car when trying to park... she said & I quote: "He mislead me as...
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    23-07-2020, 12:55 AM
    Yes, watched that Qantas flight with a little bit of emotion.. I've always loved flying from Aus to the US & back on the 747-400's I've been lucky...
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    22-07-2020, 04:52 AM
    Got most of the work done on the drivers side over the weekend, it needed just as much work but didn’t take as a long as I’ve kinda got this done...
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    17-07-2020, 02:45 PM
    Thanks Piers... whats keeping me going is the thoughts of getting to do some non bodywork projects soon once I'm done this this bit
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    17-07-2020, 04:23 AM
    Now on a completely non panel gap front, I’ve managed to finally track down a part that’s been missing of this car since I bought her… that’s the...
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    17-07-2020, 04:22 AM
    Now the gaps are starting to look ok I’m sure someone who knew what they where doing would be swearing at the screen about now but I’m getting...
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    17-07-2020, 04:22 AM
    I wanted to try & move the doors back as far as I possibly could but the strikers where hitting the door frame, but they have some spacers on them so...
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    17-07-2020, 04:21 AM
    The shut line between the top of the guard & the edge of the bonnet is pretty good on this passenger side The same cannot be said of the...
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    17-07-2020, 04:20 AM
    Just another front end panel update on this old shitter… I’ve been trying not to take too many pics as lets face it the process is to: Assemble...
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