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Offline AntVan

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Where does this go?
« on: August 09, 2013, 05:10:17 pm »
So, there I am fitting a power socket to the LC. (I've been dutifully packing the compressor in when going offroad but soon realized I had nowhere to plug the CanBus-unfriendly compressor).

I removed both seats, and both black covers (covering and close to the battery) to route the cable.

After I was satisfied I did a decent job I struggled a bit with the grommets that's supposed to hold the black cover, which kept on popping out.

After a while I got her as I wanted and rode her to the back where she sleeps.

Before parking the car in the spot where, moments before, my Hildr was stripped to the battery, I found a little rubber bumper on the floor.

Eish. It's 23:00 hours and the SWAMBO is asleep. Certain things are best done in better light, I tell myself and go to bed. Only to have a restless, worried night of obsessing about body panels rubbing against each other.

So, only thing is to open her up again and look-see.

Well, this afternoon I popped her seats, both covers, and removed the battery again. This little bugger does not fit anywhere I can see. It takes me a good 30 minutes or so. So I take a step back and challenge my assumptions. (Assumptions are best challenged with a tot of Jack Daniels.) And true as Bob; Jack inspires me and in a moment of clarity shows me the true way.

The little bumper belongs to my soldering iron, which was used in the process of creating the cable!
« Last Edit: August 09, 2013, 05:16:18 pm by AntVan »
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Re: Where does this go?
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2013, 05:12:38 pm »
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Re: Where does this go?
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2013, 07:17:43 pm »
Bwahahahahahahaha  :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:
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« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2013, 10:45:04 pm »
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« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2013, 10:50:39 pm »
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Re: Where does this go?
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2013, 11:39:32 am »
Know how you feel this is something that will happen to me 4 sure :laughing4: :laughing4:
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