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Lambda (oxygen) sensor on a car
at 16:23 11 Oct 2019

Anyone mechanically minded ever changed one of these?

The engine management light on the dash came on the other week, I was booked in for an MOT anyway, they told me it was this sensor, but had taken it out and put it back, and the light had gone out, but if it came back on again the sensor would need replacing, £130.

Seems a bit steep, I've searched for the part, looks like you need a special socket tool to remove it too, but £40-£50 would probably cover it, and there's a youtube video showing how easy it is to do.

I hate getting ripped off by garages for simple jobs I could probably do myself, but I suppose there's always the chance I could mess up and then have to pay them to fix it!

Anyone done one of these themselves?
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Bang out of order
at 22:59 5 Oct 2019

Villa fans chanting, "Are you Ipswich in disguise?" at 0-4.

Gone right off them now.
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Chelsea
at 23:24 14 Sep 2019

Just seen the Wolves v Chelsea highlights, have to admit Frank seems to be learning very quickly, impressive result.

Would never have had Abraham down as a main striker, but he's doing alright.
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Passport question
at 16:13 1 Sep 2019

My son's passport expires in mid-October, it's a child's 5-year passport and he's just turned 16.

I'm looking to book a foreign holiday for about 3 weeks time, daft question, but will he be OK using the passport, I mean the expiry dates, the expiry date, right? It's just that some countries insist on you having at least 6-months left on your passport when you travel.

Any advice from the TWTD knowledgebase would be greatly appreciated!
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Ahhhh.....
at 23:56 20 Aug 2019

there's nothing like leaving a game 2 minutes before the end, walking down Portman Road, hearing the crowd go silent, then the roar of relief as a goal is scored. And I missed it, any good, was it???
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Looks like Bristol C need a new defender
at 18:03 4 Aug 2019

3-0 down at home to Leeds.

£15m for Skuse perhaps..
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Stadium tours
at 13:51 9 Jul 2019

Did Anfield yesterday, a very impressive beast of a stadium, absolutely dwarfing Goodison Park in the distance (or was it just far away??)

Anyone else done any good ones, apart from PR of course?
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Ned v Jpn
at 20:51 25 Jun 2019

Well that was a pretty good half of footy, unspoilt by VAR.
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What's next after VAR?
at 09:47 18 Jun 2019

Assuming we are stuck with VAR, what do we think will come next to 'improve' football to make sure it is 99.99999% accurate, as opposed to just 99.9999%?

I'll go for a full body suit with headgear, that contains thousands of pressure sensors able to measure the force of contact between players, perhaps similar to the 'snickometer' in cricket, so when there is a contentious foul, video can be matched with audio/pressure readings to see how firm/light the contact was.

Or mind-reading - a player will know if they've committed a foul and will be thinking along the lines of 'Oh sh!t, thats a pen', so once the technology is available to read the players thoughts, it could be used to help the ref/VAR people make their decision.

There you go UEFA/FIFA, you can have those for free. Well, actually I'd like a few million for coming up with the ideas please.
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The VAR farce continues
at 21:35 17 Jun 2019

Penalty to France (it wasn't)

France miss penalty.

Give France a second chance as keeper moved .000001 second before ball was kicked.
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Got to love VAR!!!
at 18:29 13 Jun 2019

Aussies just been awarded a goal after ref checked VAR - Aussie player was offside when a cross went in, but it was a header from a Brazil defender for the goal.
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Real Kashmir FC
at 22:48 4 Jun 2019

Anyone watching this on BBC4?

Bit late now, but worth watching on the iplayer if you get a chance, really interesting.
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3-0 must be the new dangerous score
at 21:57 7 May 2019

Seriously. Wow. Well done Liverpool.

Probably the equivalent to our Bolton PO game, what a night.
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PSG owners looking to buy a Championship club.
at 13:48 3 May 2019

https://onefootball.com/en/news/psg-owners-looking-at-one-of-four-championship-c

Oh well, that counts us out then.
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C'mon Cambridge!
at 15:10 7 Apr 2019

Got to want them to win - Matt Holland is their cox!
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MotherFatherSon
at 21:34 4 Apr 2019

Haven't seen a thread on this drama yet, standards are slipping. Must be all the football stuff getting in the way...

Anyway, another superb BBC drama, catch up on the iplayer if you haven't seen it yet. Great storyline and superb acting.
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Degreaser
at 15:12 12 Mar 2019

Sorry, boring thread, and please feel free to tell me to p1ss-off to mumsnet, but how have I got to my stage in life and never used degreaser in a kitchen before?

The stuff is amazing, it er, totally gets rid of grease with minimal effort. I've always struggled with basic cleaning products, cloths, sponges, scourers until now.

Nasty stuff though, wear a mask, or ventilate the area, and wear rubber gloves when using it, that's for sure.

That's all, just thought I'd share.
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Anyone else getting an ad on here
at 09:09 15 Feb 2019

for the 'L1 All blue' watch?

What's all that about then, surely not a coincidence?
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Inside Europe
at 21:05 28 Jan 2019

Interesting program just starting on BBC2, looking back at the last decade.
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At least it took to the 89th minute....
at 19:48 27 Jan 2019

before the reference to 'bottom of the table Ipswich'

grrrrrrrr.
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