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by john the baptist
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Restoring plastic headlamp covers.
Replies: 15
Views: 1462

Re: Restoring plastic headlamp covers.

i use whitening too paste which has a little fluoride grit to it and it cuts it really well.
by john the baptist
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Claiming Spanish Pension with Spanish and UK contributions
Replies: 0
Views: 660

Claiming Spanish Pension with Spanish and UK contributions

Hi Everyone, Can anyone help me with an enquiry. How long does it take if and application for Spanish pension via uk Gibraltar and Spanish contributions take to go through?? Spain is where im resident and paid my last SS contribution. with covid i know that the process obviously delayed. I looking a...
by john the baptist
Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:55 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Laptop was hyjacked and now dead
Replies: 4
Views: 439

Re: Laptop was hyjacked and now dead

ok thanks but would it be easier or even possible to try to reinstall windows 10 from a bootable USB??? ive got most photos music docs etc backed up into HDD and also have other laptops to try to work on reinstalling all what had gone. I have yet to get my hands on it but will hopefully have it soon...
by john the baptist
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Laptop was hyjacked and now dead
Replies: 4
Views: 439

Laptop was hyjacked and now dead

Hi my daughter was suing my laptop for her school lessons when it was hijacked and i got a call and so did my wife on our mobiles phones. this horrible nasty Indian man told me i had a non valid Microsoft software and he has now taken over my computer and i needed to pay a fine. Well i told him to F...
by john the baptist
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT
Replies: 9
Views: 801

Re: APPLYING FOR UK STATE PENSION USING DIGITAL CERT

how long does it take if and application for Spanish pension via uk Gibraltar and Spanish contributions take to go through?? Spain is were im resident and paid my last SS contribution. with covid i know that the process obviously delayed. I looking at a medical one and i know that they have written ...
by john the baptist
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Guernsey Reg Car WANTED
Replies: 0
Views: 571

Guernsey Reg Car WANTED

Hi

Its a bit of a long shot but does anyone one have a Guernsey registered car for sale????

Cheers

John
by john the baptist
Sat Jun 06, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: wildcamping in spain
Replies: 11
Views: 1933

Re: wildcamping in spain

Hi yes between provinces in the same autonomous region.
by john the baptist
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: wildcamping in spain
Replies: 11
Views: 1933

Re: wildcamping in spain

Thanks Lavanda Ive heard of this ruta to santiago as its stars in sevilla. will look into it, unfortunately on monday we go to phase 3 which means travelling between provinces however we are still stuck in andalucia. so before the heat really kicks in i was thinking granada and almeria.
by john the baptist
Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: wildcamping in spain
Replies: 11
Views: 1933

wildcamping in spain

i think im having a mid life criis of the lock down has fried my brain. But after too many views of Easy Rider i would like to go on a bike trip around spain and try wild camping. I know there are very strict laws for very good reasons about the beach and fires but has anyone had experience of pitch...
by john the baptist
Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: La Caixa Banking FEES
Replies: 2
Views: 903

La Caixa Banking FEES

Hi I know this subject may have been fully covered but ive just received a letter from La Caixa informing me that our bank accounts will start incuring fees and they could be as much as €60 per month or per quarter. I actually dont know and the letter just informs me that because of carona virus the...
by john the baptist
Sat May 23, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 62
Views: 6948

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

when i tried the wedsite its simply would not proceed, the "latest news" section is what redirected to information that was recent. to be honest Id rather leave it as long as possible so if we are all in the same boat i happy to take it easy and get it done after the summer.
by john the baptist
Fri May 22, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 62
Views: 6948

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

https://www.veiasa.es/noticias/2020/mayo/modificadas-las-fechas-de-prorroga-de-las-itv-caducadas-durante-el-estado-de Hi I just tried book an ITV appointment as the car runs out early next month. As per the above we have been given a 6 month extension so I now have upto the 3rd January 2021 :) I tri...
by john the baptist
Fri May 01, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 62
Views: 6948

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 14:26 The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism has published a special version COVID-19 of the Inspection Procedure Manual for ITV stations that comes into force today, April 30, despite the fact that ITV centers are still closed throughout Spain. . The intention is for ITVs ...
by john the baptist
Fri May 01, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 62
Views: 6948

CAR ITV - Whats going on??

Hi can someone please clarify the situation as it is today this week on ITV for vehicles. Obviously all the test centers have been closed so for the last say 3 months or 2 their have been none done. owners obviously are not at fault and more or less are not using their cars ane bikes. so my question...
by john the baptist
Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: ITV whats going on NOW
Replies: 5
Views: 962

ITV whats going on NOW

HI are the itv being done now today at 15th April??? Ive got one in june but ive been told they have been suspended for 6 months. and of course there will be a massive backlog of all the cars that have to be done during the lockdown. I cant buy any car products as in oils and parts and my local gara...
by john the baptist
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: DeRestrict an A2 Motorbike
Replies: 1
Views: 581

DeRestrict an A2 Motorbike

Hi Im thinking of buying a friends A2 bike i have an A licence so obviously not interest in the limited horsepower. I know that it was expensive to get the restriction on the bike and the official dealers certificate however does anyone know the procedure of reversing this. I could un restrict it wi...
by john the baptist
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Tax on second hand cars
Replies: 6
Views: 1174

Re: Tax on second hand cars

Hi there is a vehicle tax on anything regardless on car bike etc and i believe its 4% on the value of the vehicle. Thats their value not what you pay. Traffico charge an EU ILLEGAL charge of €50 €52 euros regardless. Please note its a euro law that the transfer of vehicle ownership has to be free bu...
by john the baptist
Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: TD Sytems TV
Replies: 9
Views: 873

Re: TD Sytems TV

hi no its not listed as a manufacturer.
by john the baptist
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: TD Sytems TV
Replies: 9
Views: 873

Re: TD Sytems TV

Just bought a TD Systems tv as an xmas pressy to myself. I use a programmable remote to control it. To be fair i have only programmed a couple of functions as i pretty much only use the tv as a display for my android box. No reason wjy you couldn't ptogram a bunch of othrr functions aseell it's nor...
by john the baptist
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: blocked windscreen washer jets
Replies: 12
Views: 2551

Re: blocked windscreen washer jets

never use tap water always distilled or ready made. the water in spain is not great especially if you live in a city.