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    Angry Arrrrgh....bring on the rage :(

    Word of warning.....

    When cleaning your car dont headbutt your rear view mirror when your trying to clean the dash.

    I just did and whilst it didnt hurt it bust my windscreen

    I now have a broken windscreen, its shattered all around the mirror mount....not impressed!!. The mirror didnt break...just the windscreen.

    So thats 70 to get it changed....how unimpressed am I, its not like I even have a massive head or anything??!!.

    GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRR RRRRGH!!!
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    Didn't forget to remove your hat did you?

    You are the second person in almost as many days to do that, it must be the heat making them brittle or something

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    I only wear a work hat when things go very wrong, so no the hat was gathering dust as usual.

    Here we go....



    No screens in stock so have to wait till Tuesday when they'll come and fit it at work...grrrr.

    To be fair the screen was pretty chipped up anyway but even so...pain.

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    Wow I've never heard of that before!
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    Sorry Tom thats hilarious

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    My car doesnt have much luck with glass to be fair. About 18 months ago I got into it and closed the drivers door and this happened....





    That was on a dull October day too!.

    If I have anymore glass issued I'm going for Lexan all round
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    Quote Originally Posted by voorhees View Post
    Sorry Tom thats hilarious

    Of all the ways I could have broken it 'dropping the nut' on the rear view mirror is about as good as it gets I reckon
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    Not a cheap month for you is it, windscreen, front of a TT. Tell the truth, you did it to make your Mrs feel better didn't you?

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    Thanks for the `heads up`........
    Now:
    -MK2 Golf Gti 16V/VR6, Oak Green, Shrick, Intake, Decat, Kish Retrim, Lenso BSX..
    -BMW 335d Xdrive, Estoril Blue, fully loaded.

    Before:
    S3 (8P), Ibis, DSG, Milltek, SHARK

    BMW 320d M Sport
    S3 (8P), Sprint, REVO, H&R Springs, BBS CHs,

    Golf MK5 GTi 20TFSI - REVO Stage1, Red.
    Golf MK5 GTi 20TFSI - Std, Shadow Blue
    Civic Type `R`
    Golf MK4 GTi 18T - 200bhp, MTM ECU, Forge DV
    Golf MK3 VR6 - Cat Back
    Corrado VR6 - JAMEX
    Corrado G60 - JAMEX, BRM Charger rebuild
    etc....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Byzan A4 View Post
    Not a cheap month for you is it, windscreen, front of a TT. Tell the truth, you did it to make your Mrs feel better didn't you?

    Nope, add to that a weekend on the beer in a posh hotel in Newquay at the start of the month. I'll be beging overtime when I'm back at work on Monday!.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulAr View Post
    Thanks for the `heads up`........
    thats very good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by voorhees View Post
    thats very good.
    Its all about the`crack`....
    Now:
    -MK2 Golf Gti 16V/VR6, Oak Green, Shrick, Intake, Decat, Kish Retrim, Lenso BSX..
    -BMW 335d Xdrive, Estoril Blue, fully loaded.

    Before:
    S3 (8P), Ibis, DSG, Milltek, SHARK

    BMW 320d M Sport
    S3 (8P), Sprint, REVO, H&R Springs, BBS CHs,

    Golf MK5 GTi 20TFSI - REVO Stage1, Red.
    Golf MK5 GTi 20TFSI - Std, Shadow Blue
    Civic Type `R`
    Golf MK4 GTi 18T - 200bhp, MTM ECU, Forge DV
    Golf MK3 VR6 - Cat Back
    Corrado VR6 - JAMEX
    Corrado G60 - JAMEX, BRM Charger rebuild
    etc....

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    Dude, you normally do such a "cracking" job of cleaning your car, what happened today???

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    Nilz I knew you'd chip in

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    At least bashing your head on a mirror gives you time to reflect.....
    Now:
    -MK2 Golf Gti 16V/VR6, Oak Green, Shrick, Intake, Decat, Kish Retrim, Lenso BSX..
    -BMW 335d Xdrive, Estoril Blue, fully loaded.

    Before:
    S3 (8P), Ibis, DSG, Milltek, SHARK

    BMW 320d M Sport
    S3 (8P), Sprint, REVO, H&R Springs, BBS CHs,

    Golf MK5 GTi 20TFSI - REVO Stage1, Red.
    Golf MK5 GTi 20TFSI - Std, Shadow Blue
    Civic Type `R`
    Golf MK4 GTi 18T - 200bhp, MTM ECU, Forge DV
    Golf MK3 VR6 - Cat Back
    Corrado VR6 - JAMEX
    Corrado G60 - JAMEX, BRM Charger rebuild
    etc....

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    Tell me, when you hit your head on the rear view mirror did you feel any pane?



    Last edited by bentleyboy; 10th July 2009 at 16:50. Reason: spelling

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    admit it you looked in the mirror and couldn`t resist yourself lol










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    I reckon you should put a light on your mirror to warn you....maybe you could get a blue flashing one.











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    You dont deserve a coat for that one lol

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    Oh Tom, what have you started???

    This is such a smashing thread

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    Keep them coming!!!.
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    Quote Originally Posted by A3Tom View Post
    GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRR RRRRGH!!!
    Bad luck, Ive not had a bump for ten years but three days ago one of the neighbours reversed into my car and is now dicking me around with trying to get it sorted then today, I reversed into something and put a crease and a big scratch into the bootlid of my Bora, reverse parking sensors lulled me into a false sense of 'I aint gonna hit anything...'

    If bad luck comes in threes lords knows whats gonna happen next....
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    tom i new i saw you last week on the hard shoulder....lol


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    Damn, you must have give it a real crack to manage that (pardon the pun)

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickparmar View Post
    big head


    LOL
    Audi A3 2.0 tdi sport..many mods to follow...just too fussy when it comes to making decisions!

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    I heard police were supposed to be crackin down on damaged windscreens, shockin .

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    I'm sorry but that's proper funny Tom. You're surname isn't Hancock is it?!

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    Normality restored, windscreen changed the other day


    I'm getting loads of stick off everyone at work as it had to be changed there so obviously everyone had to know how it was done.

    I went to my locker the other day and it was full of old public order helmets....properly packed to the brim
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    Im more suprised at the second one were to managed to close your door and smash the rear window? Bit heavy Handed/Headed are you Tom?

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    Maybe I should just make this one sticky.



    99' Audi S3(APY) - Brilliant Black Click>>>Going Sideways vid!
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    Quote Originally Posted by S3 HODGE View Post
    Im more suprised at the second one were to managed to close your door and smash the rear window? Bit heavy Handed/Headed are you Tom?

    Not really no!!. I hate people slammig my car door etc....its not required to get it closed!. I just closed it as usual and SMASH!!.
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