From: john wright on 19 Mar 2010 18:02
On 17/03/2010 09:06, Bod wrote:
> On 17/03/2010 00:12, Conor wrote:
>> On 15/03/2010 22:26, Harry Bloomfield wrote:
>>> Conor submitted this idea :
>>>> See me after I'd been stood up for 10-20 minutes or carrying something
>>>> and you'd realise just how bad I am but people like you never do.
>>> Which has what relevance to my comments?
>>> I have no problem at all with anyone making full use of a blue badge, or
>>> the provision of cars for those who have a need for such. I do take
>>> exception to misuse and abuse of either or both provisions.
>> The point being made is that you're assuming its being abused based on
>> what you see as they get out which may not tell you the full story.
> We have neighbours who use the badge regularly. They also play golf at
> least twice a week, which obviously means walking miles. They definitely
> do not need it. I assume they are not alone with taking advantage of the
> blue badge.
But as had been said before they may be in temporary remission from
something like cancer - they, or one of them, may have qualified for
onre in the past and may again in the future.
From: Bod on 22 Mar 2010 13:12
On 22/03/2010 16:55, Adrian wrote:
> Bod<bodron57(a)tiscali.co.uk> gurgled happily, sounding much like they were
>>>> I would be more inclined to say it was because of the modern
>>>> safety design of the car; crumple zones/airbags/seat belts etc.
>>> The airbag didn't deploy. The pyrotechnic seatbelt tensioners didn't
>>> deploy. The car had only minor panel damage and was driveable.
>> The, I assume you're going to say then, that it was the good quality
From: Adrian on 26 Mar 2010 05:52
Albert T Cone <a.k.kirby(a)durham.ac.uk> gurgled happily, sounding much like
they were saying:
>> Mine's on an Ami Super chassis, with a 1220 G engine...
> I'm afraid I'm almost completely ignorant of what that means.
They're normally 602cc, 29bhp.
This one's 1220cc, 60bhp -before...
>> ...and will be meeting Mr MegaSquirt...
....in probably 400kg...
> I dunno what your electronics is like, but when you do get round to it,
> if you want a hand with it, give me a shout.
I've already built the ECU itself - a few years ago.
The wiring loom's going to be built from scratch. I'll give you a shout
when that approaches.