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    Seasonal greetings to all contributors and the...

    Seasonal greetings to all contributors and the forum staff and families.
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    Congratulations to you both Mike, and best wishes...

    Congratulations to you both Mike, and best wishes for future happiness.
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    Kudos is something that has never bothered me; I...

    Kudos is something that has never bothered me; I cannot speak for others...

    If you read MrDanno’s preceding post, I have apologised for leaving my post unclear and then tried to clarify.

    You...
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    "Patronising, condescending and arrogant way", I...

    "Patronising, condescending and arrogant way", I find that statement surprising. None of these are my intention, but when asked a question or a comment is queried then I will try to answer or...
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    I think the government would say a VED scale with...

    I think the government would say a VED scale with infinite steps would be complex to operate (though in a computer age this is a poor excuse) and the VED band chart, at point of sale, would have its...
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    Government subsidised Condensation gas boilers to...

    Government subsidised Condensation gas boilers to encourage people to change, to lower CO2 from boilers. The premium price your neighbour with the solar panels gets for any electricity he puts back...
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    Oh dear, sorry, perhaps I should have said, the...

    Oh dear, sorry, perhaps I should have said, the thermodynamic principles, at full throttle, are the same.
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    Too much recirculation will drop engine...

    Too much recirculation will drop engine efficiency thus raising CO2; therefore, the ECU has to adjust the recirculation in line with the amount of fuel. Exhaust gas recirculation is done to reduce...
  9. I would have waited until I needed one, until...

    I would have waited until I needed one, until your insurer has received a statement from the other party and maybe inspected the damage you really do not know if a solicitor will be needed.

    All...
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    I am always amazed how little people know about...

    I am always amazed how little people know about ordinary day-to-day banking. I routinely ignore payment by card/direct debit and ask the payee for banking details so I can make a direct payment into...
  11. Thread: Sons Car

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    By law, every second hand car bought from a...

    By law, every second hand car bought from a dealer has a six months warranty.
    The dealer should fix the car or refund your money.
    Google CAB, on their website you will find links to guidance and...
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    I think I would still tell them about your...

    I think I would still tell them about your experience. Over the years, I have found them very reliable.
    Pleased to see all the transactions were OK, it may be worth keeping an eye on that bank...
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    When I was tuning A series engines in Minis...

    When I was tuning A series engines in Minis (850cc) for my own use, my aim was to improve torque across the rev range. This had the effect of improving fuel consumption a) because the engine was...
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    The original spec of a vehicle with alloy wheels...

    The original spec of a vehicle with alloy wheels usually includes locking wheel nuts as part of the security package. The insurers will ask what vehicle you wish to insure, the usual response is, a...
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    I thank you for your addition to the pool of...

    I thank you for your addition to the pool of knowledge (:))but we are talking about what is available to manufacturers when creating Eco models and not wishing to start from a clean sheet of paper. ...
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    I did acknowledged the tyre gaff in my post to...

    I did acknowledged the tyre gaff in my post to Snowball.

    In the case of Eco cars, most manufacturers have tried to adapt existing engines rather than develop brand new ones.

    With an existing...
  17. JC ran the car at full power hence the short...

    JC ran the car at full power hence the short battery life.
    Very long runs can be made at low speed, therefore rang data is useless without knowing at what speed.
    The life of most, practical,...
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    Snowball, I think, as Rolebama has suggested, you...

    Snowball, I think, as Rolebama has suggested, you should contact PayPal something is not right. It could be their software has encountered a glitch or another party is manipulating you.
    You will...
  19. Idle curiosity now Fj, did you manage to sell the...

    Idle curiosity now Fj, did you manage to sell the remains?
  20. Thank you Santa...

    Thank you Santa...
  21. CAB will hold your hand; if you look around the...

    CAB will hold your hand; if you look around the internet, you will find that the Corsa has had clutch problems from the beginning of the current version.

    Enterprise, in other circumstances,...
  22. Contact your insurance company, (urgently if you...

    Contact your insurance company, (urgently if you have not already done so) tell them what happened and details of the other vehicle. As Smudger says when you get more information from the police...
  23. They do seem to be a little more sensible in...

    They do seem to be a little more sensible in France... Being tall, I have trouble with traffic lights in most cars.
  24. Fair enough Fj, but the Yorkshire (Yorkshire men...

    Fair enough Fj, but the Yorkshire (Yorkshire men are said to be poor Scotsmen:p) in me would not let me spend money to get one.
  25. Or traffic lights?

    Or traffic lights?
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