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Forum: ARTICLES Yesterday, 07:30 AM
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Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: America is not Trump !

Silence is consent.....
Forum: ARTICLES 24th March 2019, 06:27 PM
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Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: America is not Trump !

Leaving..... And why did you leave I hear you ask..... My now Australian Wife only had a Student Visa and was obliged to leave after finalising her PHD. So we got married in Philadelphia and set...
Forum: ARTICLES 24th March 2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: America is not Trump !

Miss read, I was not talking about Trump , but about my admiration of the skills in the American People. The People are the Country, as in every Country. I lived and worked with them in Buick...
Forum: ARTICLES 22nd March 2019, 12:55 PM
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Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up America is not Trump !

Just watched a program from Wheeler Dealers featuring an '82 500 Mercedes Coupe. Brought up to AMG specs.. The workshop skills in America have to be seen to be believed. The scan tools and bending...
Forum: CAR SHOW PHOTOS 17th March 2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 751
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Always a moving Target

Compare Camry Hybrid with new Corolla Hybrid.
The first thing to notice is the lack of Torque from the 1.8 Engine Even though it is a smaller car it is sluggish compared to the 2.5 Lt engine in...
Forum: ARTICLES 17th March 2019, 08:53 AM
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Views: 161
Posted By sean sherry
Question Who you know

For Brian..... Peugeot 207 faulty Light control $1000 to replace !!
Usually this type of item fails because of small components. e.g., an Electrolytic Capacitor, a 20 cent piece. Do you know of...
Forum: CAR SHOW PHOTOS 17th March 2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 751
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Always a moving Target

Having never bought a Japanese Car in my life , always European , I first was attracted to the redesigned Camry Hybrid because of he technology. How did Toyota get a dual planetary gear System to...
Forum: CAR SHOW PHOTOS 16th March 2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 751
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Re: Always a moving Target

I have seen the light ... I believe !!!!!:rolleyes:
Forum: CAR SHOW PHOTOS 16th March 2019, 09:06 AM
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Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Always a moving Target

Could not agree more about Rental Cars in America Bryce. Like you do now I have rented many over the years ( Pre 2000 ) The very worst one, a Camaro, I gave back after one Day ,it was down right...
Forum: TECHNICAL INFORMATION 14th March 2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Mpg Hybrid

You are on the right track Michael. The skill level at Dealerships is much diminished. For example the Hybrid system repair for all of them is a straight replacement, the old unit being returned to...
Forum: TECHNICAL INFORMATION 12th March 2019, 08:25 AM
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Posted By sean sherry
Smile Re: Mpg Hybrid

Yes the technology is the key. The Brains behind it gives me faith for the future.
Our World marches on, in spite of all the "reported" disasters around the World.
This lump of Rock we call Home. I...
Forum: TECHNICAL INFORMATION 11th March 2019, 11:56 AM
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Views: 178
Posted By sean sherry
Thumbs up Mpg Hybrid

To Canberra and back 5lts/100 K ==== 56.5 MPG.
Fascinating to watch the Hybrid at work.. charging needle up and down like a Fiddlers Elbow , as the driving conditions dictated, on the...
Forum: ARTICLES 8th March 2019, 06:04 PM
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Views: 138
Posted By sean sherry
Question More Hybrid

http://prius.ecrostech.com/original/Understanding/WhatsGoingOnAsIDrive.htm

If you can understand this very, very detailed explanation of the intreciates of the 4th Generation of Toyotas ...
Forum: MECHANICALS 7th March 2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Late uo shifts

Under load the vacuum disappears .... The timing is solely controlled by the Distributor Mechanical springs. I would check the timing with a Strobe light. Generally at around 2200 Revs the advance...
Forum: MECHANICALS 7th March 2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Late uo shifts

Probably better to disconnect the Vacuum advance line as some Cars draw the vacuum from the Carburrater which can trigger some advance if the butterfly is not sealing it off 100%. The Vacuum advance...
Forum: TRADING POST/EBAY LISTINGS 6th March 2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By sean sherry
Red face Re: Shannons Auction Feb 2019

Interesting price for the S Class. I sold a Manual with O/d which I fixed . It was very sluggish engaging the O/D Sold maybe 5 years ago and I struggled to get $17k for it. It was a good clean...
Forum: MECHANICALS 6th March 2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By sean sherry
Smile Late uo shifts

And again I say, that no Automatic Transmission will work properly unless the Engine is in Tune. Just sorted another one for a friend by checking the Vacuum at the Inlet Manifold. Reading 14 ,...
Forum: MECHANICALS 5th March 2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Under Bonnet Temperatures

The way to best performance is a Cold Air Intake and an 82 degree Thermostat to run the Engine at the best temperature for maximum Power. Hot air expands more to push the Piston down. My 1500cc MGA...
Forum: ARTICLES 4th March 2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By sean sherry
Talking Re: Auto Trans demise

Trimatics Bryce.. down to a fine Art. 4 Hours to R & R and rebuild properly.
A half hour to remove, 15 minutes to strip with a 3/8 Impact Gun. About 20 minutes in a large washing machine with very...
Forum: ARTICLES 4th March 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By sean sherry
Cool Re: Auto Trans demise

:)I ran a volume Transmission Shop Bryce. Concentrating on Mostly BW and GM powerglides and then Trimatics .. I had about 60 exchange Units on the shelf so that we could turn around most Cars in 4...
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