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    cheap server to use for tiny 4 PC domain

    hey thanks man, looks just the ticket! is the ilo licence genuinely worth having?
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    cheap server to use for tiny 4 PC domain

    hi guys a client of mine needs to upgrade to a domain server setup for a new version of an old SQL database based bit of legal software. It's currently running get this, on an old Dell pc running windows 10....home. roll eyes etc he just isn't going to spend big and, honestly he probably...
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    wireless PC gaming headset with charging stand?

    thanks guys, I will look into these options, deffo not shopping in the >200 quid range atm nor am I an audiophile I use some 20 quid skull candy headphones atm I just get tired of wires pulling out or knocking stuff over. with my phone and watch just sitting on stands that charge when not in use...
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    wireless PC gaming headset with charging stand?

    Hey guys, simply put i wanna walk up to my gaming PC pick a pair of headphones off a stand put em on and have them work then take em off and put em back on the stand ready for next time. Is that too much to ask? Is there anything decent and affordable like this? TIA
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    Sharing folders via DDNS

    Hey guys, i have a buddy who uses Sage accounting from 2 locations. Previously he used teamviewer but was flagged for commercial usage (i had warned him!!) so i said fear not ill set you up an RDP link via a DDNS. Easy peasy. But im now having reports of sage crashes when printing, their main...
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    cutting a bolt connecting the control arm to the lower ball joint (C3)

    only asked about the plate as the hooks on the spring compressors fit neatly into the holes in it, wondered if it was "a thing" lol
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    cutting a bolt connecting the control arm to the lower ball joint (C3)

    yeah i do know of the bomb like nature of compressed springs. very scary lol i believe i do have all the tools and have done a spring before (strut in a vice torqued up) but maybe if i can find a garage open tomorrow ill get it done on a machine
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    cutting a bolt connecting the control arm to the lower ball joint (C3)

    ok well i was being dramatic i guess (read inexperience) i used a wire brush on a drill to properly clean the thread, then i got some molegrips and locked em around the head of the bolt. Barely took and effort then, tie rod was way worse lol one thing, im rebuilding the strut, does this look...
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    cutting a bolt connecting the control arm to the lower ball joint (C3)

    thanks guys. the issue is the top of the nut isnt a hex it's a rusted torx and access is quite restricted by the hub. I'm worried about rounding that out. vids online seem to all pop off the lower balljoint so I might go that route first with a pry bar and cut as second option. its deffo bulges...
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    cutting a bolt connecting the control arm to the lower ball joint (C3)

    i would like to tighten it and cut it off above the bulge so i can reattach to get car to garage. as you can see above it ive removed the pinch nut for the lower ball joint and had a go separating that way but i need a better lever
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    cutting a bolt connecting the control arm to the lower ball joint (C3)

    Its this bolt the nearest one, you can see how its deformed
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    cutting a bolt connecting the control arm to the lower ball joint (C3)

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/kN9Z7ND8DtbtUZxg7
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    cutting a bolt connecting the control arm to the lower ball joint (C3)

    Hey guys, started the seemingly easy task of disassembling the front OS strut to replace the spring, CV boot and track rod end ive hit some real issues. Main one right now being that one of the bolts attaching the lower ball joint to the control arm is bulged, its been hit or used for a jack...
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    Wanna buy a high lift jack?

    thanks for all the input guys!! I'm probably gonna go with a solid floor jack so will browse the suggestions. I'm not worried about weight as I'm a competitive strongman so anything under 150kg is fine in one hand haha!
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    Wanna buy a high lift jack?

    Hey guys, i do a lot of diy mechanicing and have done it all from a £30 amazon trolley jack :( its given up the ghost and barely gets my car off the floor. Plus ive wanted to do some bigger projects like dropping the transmission and changing the clutch etc. I cant realistically get a lift or...
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    TV wireless headphones

    Hey guys, missus watches TV at night but i sleep early. What would you all recommend for some form of wireless headset that goes from headphone jack to transmitter wireless to headset?
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    What would you buy to repair?

    speaking of welding, im not opposed, what is it that generally needs welding? is it, sorry for the bad terminology, like joints in the subframe or chassis? Like bits of the main car that just need reattaching and reinforcing? Im interested as i often see "needs rear end welding" for example, but...
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    What would you buy to repair?

    Hey guys, dont come in here much, found myself enjoying auto repair lately, ive rebuilt some suspension struts re run brake lines changed some calipers fixed some body work what not. Got me thinking id like to get into doing up a car a bit over time. Mainly for learning not profit or anything...
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    Help, Excel on one PC wont open spreadsheets properly

    Based on the mad amount of googling I did last night those fonts were taken out of 7. Most of the issues matching mine were from people on 7. In my case it appears the narrow set of the arial family was taken out of a recent update. Or lost in it somehow. Wierd
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    Help, Excel on one PC wont open spreadsheets properly

    Thanks m8. Gave all that a go, no joy, fixed it by midnight, guess what it was? Arial Narrow Bold had gone walkies in the creators upgrade to win 10. Change font and it was all there!! Grabbed a copy of the font off another PC and boom. Thats definitely a first for me
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