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    Progress

    Yes Bryce, 5 years with a 2013 Golf and not one issue. For Brian.... it was a 6 speed Manual !
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    Progress

    With two Granddaughters needing a First Car, I did some research to guide them ...... European Cars have the edge in Safety ( Strongly Built) and also in Driveability..... I was impressed with the Skoda Fabia. The 1000 CC Turbo Engine is a gem, coupled to the latest 7 Speed Duel Cutch...
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    Penny pinching

    Yes I always need all the help I can get.... sorting the wheat from the Chaff is never easy. with Thanks Sean
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    Painting a Bumper and Boot Lid Artic White no damage just Paint Idea of cost

    We have good People on the Forum .. much appreciated. Granddaughter's Wedding yesterday, also a dozen good people. Only immediate Family... so we got to meet and converse with everyone. A memorable Day.
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    Penny pinching

    Guilty as charged.... I have always run our own SMSF..... our CBA Shares alone advanced $100,500 over the last two Days. I will let the moths out of my Purse !!!
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    Painting a Bumper and Boot Lid Artic White no damage just Paint Idea of cost

    No offence Patrick..... Yes I have always tried to control costs. I recall my Shop Manager telling me that I ran the Transmission Shop on the smell of an oily Rag. He was the opposite, loosing his Service Station and his House being a nice Guy . I was able to buy him a new Volvo from our cash...
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    Painting Silver Alloys

    Sadly for me you are both right we live and we learn ..possibly !!!
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    Painting a Bumper and Boot Lid Artic White no damage just Paint Idea of cost

    Looks can be deceiving Michael The Paint is crazed after painting with pressure Pacs. Sure as hell if I fork out to have it done in an Oven, someone will run into the back. 80% of accidents are nose to tail in Sydney traffic.
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    Anti Lock Brakes

    As always Patrick a detailed explanation. especially the start up testing system . sean
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    Anti Lock Brakes

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    Anti Lock Brakes

    I know they are only as good as the Tires on the Car especially the Fronts. But does the system have a life cycle ? Can it be tested as it ages ? If the dash warning light goes out on start up is that a guarantee that all is well ?. Should we do a " Rattle Test " now and then, to trigger it...
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    Air Bags

    Investigating the Life Cycle of the Air Bags on our two C Class w204s I find that pre '92 it is between 10 & 15 years before they need replacing. from then on ok for the Life of the Vehicle. My inquiry was in relation to the Curtin and knee Bags. The fronts were replaced by a recall this year...
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    Styria's Birthday & My Ageing Process

    Now who amongst you will own up ?? As observed to me by a cheerful old Chap in the Cotswolds ..... It is not a problem forgetting to pull up your Zip. ... But a problem if you forget to pull it Down !!:confused:
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    Same Engine

    Current 2 Litre 250 Turbo Engine ranges in out put from 135 HP to 180 HP Lower Tuning version in Infiniti (for;) USA) ?, and high output for Europe Mercedes. Flexibility ?
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    Still learning

    Increasing the Turbo Boost does not equate to a Power increase. Apparently increased Boost increases Air Temperature which the Std Inter Cooler cannot cope with. Hot air reduces the air molecules , less oxygen , less Power. I read that the most effective way to increase the Torque in our C...
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