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Hoorin potholes!

2 in Fraserburgh right in front of a pedestrian crossing... thankyou for cracking my sump, it's not like I needed it.

I drive to Dyce for work everyday & I counted the potholes once, some you can avoid, others you can't. There are atleast 18 big ones. As for ruined road surface? Theres got to be a few miles of it, between Ellon & the Dyce turnoff has lots missing, but those 2 sharp 90 degree corners between Dyce abd the BoD road... that's bloody dangerous, doesn't matter how slow you go round them, the car still skips sideways as it hits all the bumps. And both roundabouts at Ellon?

The council is taking the ****. They repaired a deep pothole just as you turn off at the toll o birness going north early last week. On Friday it was back. Well done guys, good job of ******* away money.
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Yup, an hour before they repaired it aswell...
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Looks like it was the result of a crap repair in the first place
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Ouch !! that would of been a sair one .

As Frank says, looks like a utilities trench that's been v badly reinstated. Worst ones round the city are Scottish Water's repairs. Sunken manhole, broken up patch, f'd up repair, you can bet there's a sewer, water or a fire hydrant cover in the middle .

The S Ellon bypass roundabout has been baad for over a year. It's the one place that I am guaranteed to skip sideways regardless of where I am on the road.
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Sump replaced on saturday, it was cracked, managed to bodge a repair so I drove it to work. Tonight some debris on the road smashed the new one.

WTF!
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Sump replaced on saturday, it was cracked, managed to bodge a repair so I drove it to work. Tonight some debris on the road smashed the new one.

WTF!
Hmm you're not having much luck are you - hope you get it fixed ok
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My dad repaired the original & we fitted it today, seems to be holding together. I'm not willing to risk wrecking the car more for work though so I've got a donor car that I will be taking the suspension, ecu chip & a few other choice bits from & making it nice, but chucking it on a classic policy & going to use the newly acquired 145 cloverleaf as the winter hack.
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My dad repaired the original & we fitted it today, seems to be holding together. I'm not willing to risk wrecking the car more for work though so I've got a donor car that I will be taking the suspension, ecu chip & a few other choice bits from & making it nice, but chucking it on a classic policy & going to use the newly acquired 145 cloverleaf as the winter hack.
can't keep a good man down eh! just try to avoid those potholes now
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I have a very supportive girlfriend that keeps me going
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