TOP TEN DIY ROADSIDE FIXES
1 Pour cola into a slipping clutch. 2 Plug a pinholed sump with a self-tapping screw. 3 Cable-tie a broken throttle linkage. 4 Tie up a broken engine mount with a ratchet strap. 5 Drench arcing plug leads in WD-40 to cure rough running. 6 Fix splits in radiator hoses with self-fusing silicone tape. 7 Fix stripped threads and holed tanks with epoxy putty. 8 Seal a split in a carburettor or fuel pump diaphragm with a bicycle puncture repair patch. 9 Start an engine with a weak battery by removing a couple of spark plugs. 10 Line a split petrol pipe with a ballpoint pen barrel.