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Nice clean oil. Same as the Metro as it gets changed every 600 miles. I've taken to using 90 percent sunflower oil and 10 dissolved lard to help thicken the mix. It's better for the environment, but does smell like an Chinese restaurant. It's easy to see on the dipstick when cold as the lard solidifies on the stick.

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Unfortunately lard is anathema to our vegan friends and is no longer socially acceptable. Have you considered adding a sprinkling of agar agar powder instead? This will thicken the oil and should avoid the dripping.

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It's you polluting our lovely roads eh...………..
It helps unstick the slippery sheep poo smeared on the roads, so a benefit really, you're welcome.
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Unfortunately lard is anathema to our vegan friends and is no longer socially acceptable. Have you considered adding a sprinkling of agar agar powder instead? This will thicken the oil and should avoid the dripping.

Ron
Great idea Ron, I must experiment with that and the banana skins too. It could add another perfume to her exhaust gases, and the Metro.
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Re: Original South Wales

Another suggestion of something that’s all the rage nowadays it seems: quinoa got to be a way to use that, maybe along with some almond milk.
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It helps unstick the slippery sheep poo smeared on the roads, so a benefit really, you're welcome.
Now there's a thought, sheeps poo and sunflower oil...

You now just gotta try Seaweed and bacon...……..Yum...
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Now there's a thought, sheeps poo and sunflower oil...

You now just gotta try Seaweed and bacon...……..Yum...
Tell you what, you post your comments on the sheep’s poo and sunflower oil and I’ll do the same for seaweed and bacon.
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I will let you try the sheep’s stuff. I will stick 😀 to t’other. 🌂
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Not tried that, but I think you slipped up on your math?
At school I was hopeless at math, so the only career path left open was art.
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You can certainly count your blessings.
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I was in my school's Air Training Corps and in uniform during a maths class.
With withering sarcasm the old maths master drawled, "Greenhill, all you'll be good for in the airforce is wheeling out drums of petrol."
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Thanks, you've just reminded me to check my oil.
Haven't done so since I got back from the trip.

Last oil change: 265,000km = 164,000 mi

present odometer reading = 272,000 km = 169,000 mi

Total mileages since oil change: 4,350 km = 2700 mi

Oil level now: Not bad for an old bird, but as useless as Google for oil spot navigation. Buy a hard copy road map and follow signage to destination.
When you visit Oz, forget about Google navigation in rural areas, it is completely unreliable and can send you hundreds of kms in the wrong direction.

My latest car doesn't have one of those stick things in the engine
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Beag', All you'll need is a paper road map and simply follow the inverted signage from town to town.
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My latest car does not even have an engine...…………(does have electric motors tho'...……)
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My latest car does not even have an engine...…………(does have electric motors tho'...……)
That's OK But mine is a diesel


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