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Bodger Fix What they don't show you in the repair manual - tales of duct tape, bailing wire and WD 40.
Bodge, Bush Mechanics, farmers fix, patch, temporary repair, or whatever your definition, tell us YOUR best story of a bodge that got you home!
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What's your best bodging story? A friend and I are compiling a book of the best and most ingenuious bodges. All true stories welcome, anything from a couple of lines to a couple of pages, with pictures if you have them. If it happened in a remote part of the world, so much the better.

Highlights so far include a loose cylinder head held in place with a wedge of wood (it ran!) and punctured rear tyre stuffed with grass (not an urban myth, it really does work).

There's no money in it, sadly, but it should make a for a good fun book.

Over to you.

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Bodger fix/ book

I'd love to know more information about this. I've send you a msg so please let me know if it doesn't get through. thanks
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Who said there's no money in it, write the book. You never know you may be pleasantly surprised. Sounds really interesting.
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punctured rear tyre stuffed with grass (not an urban myth, it really does work).

Must say it didnt work for me one time in Mali; it all turned to powder in a few miles and the bead got ruined soon after.

Still, it worked for someone and it's a fun idea for a book so good luck with it.

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