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New 850. What stuff are a MUST to replace/repair if the maintenance history is unknown?

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Re: New 850. What stuff are a MUST to replace/repair if the maintenance history is unknown?

Post by abscate » Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:28 am

I’m pretty sure you should Not be driving after your third belt
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Re: New 850. What stuff are a MUST to replace/repair if the maintenance history is unknown?

Post by Sveedy » Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:33 pm

:lol: Except maybe a lawn tractor...
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Re: New 850. What stuff are a MUST to replace/repair if the maintenance history is unknown?

Post by eightfifty2x0 » Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:59 am

abscate wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:28 am
I’m pretty sure you should Not be driving after your third belt
?

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Re: New 850. What stuff are a MUST to replace/repair if the maintenance history is unknown?

Post by abscate » Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:32 am

eightfifty2x0 wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:59 am
abscate wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:28 am
I’m pretty sure you should Not be driving after your third belt
?
Sorry,language barrier.

InAmerican English , a “ belt” is slang for a alcoholic drink, usually hard liquor.

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“ Matt looked at all the standard shift 5 speed Volvos, felt sad, got his bottle of SCHNAPP’s, and had a belt.”
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Re: New 850. What stuff are a MUST to replace/repair if the maintenance history is unknown?

Post by kallekula » Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:22 am

abscate wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:32 am
eightfifty2x0 wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:59 am
abscate wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:28 am
I’m pretty sure you should Not be driving after your third belt
?
Sorry,language barrier.

InAmerican English , a “ belt” is slang for a alcoholic drink, usually hard liquor.

Zum Beispiel

“ Matt looked at all the standard shift 5 speed Volvos, felt sad, got his bottle of SCHNAPP’s, and had a belt.”
Do you use the same slang word for that in TT too?

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Re: New 850. What stuff are a MUST to replace/repair if the maintenance history is unknown?

Post by eightfifty2x0 » Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:03 pm

abscate wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:32 am
eightfifty2x0 wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:59 am
abscate wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:28 am
I’m pretty sure you should Not be driving after your third belt
?
Sorry,language barrier.

InAmerican English , a “ belt” is slang for a alcoholic drink, usually hard liquor.

Zum Beispiel

“ Matt looked at all the standard shift 5 speed Volvos, felt sad, got his bottle of SCHNAPP’s, and had a belt.”
Ahhh. Alright. Gotcha. Btw, am not german

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