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ScottD3 Feb 17, 2011

  1. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    Reesy, Might be able to, there would be enough people going. Space might be the other issues.
    Dane, Nice Taxi. Is that before the AITP clean?
     
  2. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Imagine this but clean:

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    This is my mates A5, he'll be parked next to me.

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  3. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    Westy, Thats a A5, so he'll be with the A5 people.
    Well, there was talk about having the cars in model and age order.
    Model order yeah but I think age would be to much of a pain in the ass to do.
     
  4. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    He doesn't know anyone in the A5 section. He's met Dane and Welly so he's with us i'm afraid ;)
     
  5. Jay A3

    Jay A3 #because Racecar Team Daytona Audi A3 Manual

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    Sorry at work, and cnt remeber my photobucket login thingy..
    Only image i have of my car is below

    VVV
     
  6. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    That was a 4 hour clean 2 week ends ago, it's pretty much been at Bill's since. I put 2 coats of extra gloss protection on so it should be fairly easy to clean up for AITP. Alloys are fecked though, not had a chance to refurb them.
     
  7. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    He has??? lol
     
  8. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    I think age would be near impossible, and take too long. Dane, nice motor.
     
  9. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    Cheers mate, it currently looks an awful lot like Tuffty's though lol
     
  10. Jay A3

    Jay A3 #because Racecar Team Daytona Audi A3 Manual

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    Dane, your not taking the "curb crawler" spoon away from me! thats my award :gun2:
     
  11. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    If i was coming from wales I'd have put my other rims on and caned all yo asses to the curb crawler trophy (spoon)
     
  12. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    Lol it wasn't even me, I got them second hand like this... £200 :eyebrows:
     
  13. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Yeah Dane, he came to the first rolling road session I did at Bills. Funny looking bald chap :)
     
  14. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    Was he the chap with the 8p s3?
     
  15. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    No he was riding shotgun with me.
     
  16. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    huh, I'm sure Ill remember at the weekend lol

    I need to redo my grill surround too it's all stone chipped
     
  17. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Ahhh what a day. 27 degrees means nice hot servers. Nice hot servers sadly (the ones who's owners refuse to pay for air con) mean that they have a tendancy to go bang.

    No pressure then whilst a 50 strong office waits for you....
     
  18. Jay A3

    Jay A3 #because Racecar Team Daytona Audi A3 Manual

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    Get the grill wrapped...?
     
  19. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    It's very funny you should mention this! We just had a server go bang due to the heat.
     
  20. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    Bum buh da buh buh, bum buh da buh buh!

    Good luck duder
     
  21. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    Does no one have any AC units in their server rooms?
    Every server room has a AC unit.
     
  22. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Our main server rooms are like a fridge but the small council sites dont always have AC.
     
  23. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    I don't understand how people can have a server room with no AC unit.
    wall mounted or a unit on wheels.
    Even the cheap units from Argos for example.
     
  24. damo.h

    damo.h DVLA Say it's Black

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    Ah the joys of on site maintenance lol

    Well boys you wont miss ne that's for ****** sure.

    Westy sure no one will mind Yr mate squeezing his sweet looking a5 in between the 8l. Might stick out like a turd on an iceberg though haha
     
  25. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    I agree completely and an arguement I have had many times with this lot.... However they do like to cut costs wherever possible, despite my pleas of short term gain long term loss.

    As it turns out I was right, and it's very very hard to not give the 'I told you so speech'. The customer isn't always right, but the customer is always the customer...

    Anyway, they're back up and limping along. The plastic clamps inside that hold the heat sync to the processor have melted in places from excessive heat - new on of them then please - causeing the heat sync to fall off. D'oh.

    Cable ties appear to be doing the job for now.... Mwhahaha. IT is no different to mechanics. If it breaks. Bodge it.
     
  26. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    My missus has just said to me that she'll come to Kettering if I pay for her fuel.... (She's moaning about how much the little 180 TT costs to run - she knows nothing)

    How about, ummmmm, no.
     
  27. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    This would make the best bumper sticker ever.
     
  28. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    Reesy, what was you on about in the other thread. sign writing?
     
  29. Gti Jazz Blue

    Gti Jazz Blue Active Member VCDS Map User

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    That's what I like about my Dell servers they will shutdown if they get too hot - but I do have cooling.
     
  30. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    This

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  31. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    Lol running costs,

    I've got a beautiful mk2 golf gti that i can swap if you like, nice cheap running costs. :)
     
  32. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    Reesy, The pic came from google. :)

    Blade servers are the way forward!!
     
  33. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    You lot seem to forget that largely, my customer seem to be scavs.

    The problem is that they see IT Equipment and it's upkeep as an overhead, and an inconvienience. They are obviously wrong, and sadly don't realise until they get to this sort of stage and realise how much they rely on this 'inconvienience'.

    I love the fact they always look suspicious of me, as I might be 25 next week, but I look 20 at the oldest. Because I am young - I must know nothing....
     
  34. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    She's just used to running a 206 1.9 non turbo diesel.

    It maybe good on fuel - but my god the thing is sh*t slow.

    Almost to the point (I think), that it's dangerous as it takes about as long as it takes for a glacier to shift to overtake something.
     
  35. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    As far as this lot are aware, the best cooling method is to douse them in water.

    I dare them to try it and see what happens.... Marshmallows anyone?
     
  36. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    lol.

    speaking of hot IT equipment, I've been given an older generation MacBook Pro to use at work, much like my one at home, the only thing this they are made of aloominum and get bloody hot!
     
  37. Gti Jazz Blue

    Gti Jazz Blue Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Damn should have thought of that one I have a whole river outside of cooling capacity :think:
     
  38. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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  39. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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  40. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 saloon Team Akoya TDi

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    I'm still amazed that cooling for server rooms is still very basic.
    shove a rack of servers in to a room, slap in a AC unit and let it go.
    No proper designed air flow or air direction.

    I've seen designs for servers that don't use any AC units just very well routed air and super efficient fans.
     

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