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    Today, 04:14 PM
    Traco replied to a thread Coronavirus in Motorway Services
    Seems to have been carried by an Italian doctor https://www.rte.ie/news/world/2020/0225/1117488-spain-coronavirus/
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    Today, 08:05 AM
    Traco replied to a thread Watches in Motorway Services
    Seiko have a service center in Dublin and said to drop it in for an assessment. I wore it over the weekend and left if off for 24 hrs with no problem...
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    22-02-2020, 01:32 PM
    Brief update as I knocked off a bit early yesterday afternoon. I picked up a used antenna and even though it was advertised as a W220 part it had an...
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    21-02-2020, 11:57 PM
    Cheers, it's the engine that pushed me this way and I figured if you are going to all out up front then it would be a shame not to get the full...
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    21-02-2020, 12:38 PM
    I don't know but it would be like a clear varnish I suppose. I'm no expert but would suggest looking at some specialist stuff mo offence to your...
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    21-02-2020, 12:24 PM
    That floor is in an industrial warehouse and to be honest I screwed up. In hindsight we should not have painted it. It was power floated and...
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    21-02-2020, 11:56 AM
    Air skates - great job for moving kit, you need a good floor for them to work right and serious air supply. Just get a good forklift with long...
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    21-02-2020, 11:13 AM
    Traco replied to a thread Terrible first bike? in Motorbikin'
    Not sure if this is of interest. It will be going up on DD in a few weeks. 2012 Suzuki DL650, 48k Kms I think. Tax Jan 2021. ABS, heated grips, full...
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    19-02-2020, 06:57 PM
    I've a set for the Boxster. Steel wheels and they are useless. Used them once and that was it. We use skates to move big machines (5000kg+). They...
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    19-02-2020, 04:06 PM
    Traco replied to a thread Watches in Motorway Services
    That's cool - I phoned one or two Seiko jewelers and asked them and they were trying to tell me they had no battery or charge holder so I gave up on...
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    19-02-2020, 12:58 PM
    Traco replied to a thread Watches in Motorway Services
    My fancy one doesn't get a lot of wear. It's 46mm something and around 15mm thick but I've fairly big maulers so it works. Shirt sleeves can clash...
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    18-02-2020, 07:05 PM
    Looks like the big guns were out today! Older but not any wiser!
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    17-02-2020, 07:37 PM
    Traco replied to a thread Waze navigation app in R-Roads
    Reported by another user and usually verified by others when they pass you can note that its cleared or something. It works well around Dublin to be...
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    17-02-2020, 06:30 PM
    Traco replied to a thread Waze navigation app in R-Roads
    I use it a fair bit. It's owned by Google as far as I'm aware. Great for speed traps a Nd live updates on accidents etc. I'm on Android and...
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    15-02-2020, 07:58 PM
    Traco replied to a thread Bmw M235i in Pride and Joy
    Lovely machine! Best of luck with it. Older but not any wiser!
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    15-02-2020, 10:11 AM
    Traco replied to a thread NCT lifts shut down now too. in R-Roads
    Just looking at booking in the S280 and they have an update. Says all should be back and sorted by end of April. What a pain. Wanted to get her...
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    15-02-2020, 09:59 AM
    This site might also help. https://www.corsa-technic.com Older but not any wiser!
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    14-02-2020, 11:01 PM
    I'll be very surprised if it's FG, FF and the Greens. Reckon that would be the end of FF. FF, SF and others?? Might survive a budget or two but...
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    14-02-2020, 10:53 PM
    Strawberry beds heading towards lucan Older but not any wiser!
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    14-02-2020, 08:39 PM
    Have that option already enabled on every left turn. Left cornering light has a problem. I'm sure I can look forward to many more. The iCarsoft...
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    14-02-2020, 01:43 PM
    Traco replied to a thread Tyre reviews in The Shed
    Intro thread done http://www.backroads.ie/forums/showthread.php?29379-2007-W221-S600L-The-go-big-or-go-home-thread!
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    14-02-2020, 01:41 PM
    The cars option list - can't figure out why he didn't tick the MB air freshener box???? If anyone has Merc contacts that might be able to get a 2007...
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    14-02-2020, 01:38 PM
    So, it time to come clean. I purchased Flets S280 to serve an apprenticeship of sorts on as I had sights on something bigger for a while....
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    14-02-2020, 01:15 PM
    Traco replied to a thread Tyre reviews in The Shed
    Plan is for Autumn and Spring use on weekends at the moment. I was thinking about all seasons but not sure how they handle 500 gee gees through the...
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    14-02-2020, 11:50 AM
    Traco replied to a thread Tyre reviews in The Shed
    Good to know, I'm not in rush at the moment so if you'd be kind enough to update again in a few weeks after they've bedded in that would be great....
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    14-02-2020, 09:56 AM
    Traco replied to a thread NCT lifts shut down now too. in R-Roads
    Surely they can inspect the lifts daily and continue to use those not showing any issues. I'm guessing they are all failing in the same place so it...
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    12-02-2020, 09:08 PM
    Traco replied to a thread 3D Printers in Bits and Bytes
    Very cool. I'd have to relearn how to draw stuff to be able to use one though. Older but not any wiser!
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    12-02-2020, 07:09 PM
    Standard procedure from these guys. That's where they make the money. They make lottery nothing on the movement of the container itself. We also...
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    12-02-2020, 06:59 PM
    Traco replied to a thread Tyre reviews in The Shed
    Be good to get some feedback on the F1's when fitted especially with our current cold wet roads. What are they replacing?
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    12-02-2020, 03:18 PM
    Traco replied to a thread NCT lifts shut down now too. in R-Roads
    Need to book a test. Had a look at their site and not a lot of info there apart from a few of the sites that have lifts running. These are...
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About Traco
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Current fleet of money pits!!
Mercedes: 2002 W220 S280, W164 ML320CDi
Others: 2010 Skoda Superb TDi., 2003 Porsche Boxster S, 2012 Suzuki V-Strom DL650, 2016 LWB HR Ford Transit
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Dublin
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Things with engines
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