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Forum: Daily banter Today, 03:31 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By tintin
I'd broadly agree with Ainars logic, but not...

I'd broadly agree with Ainars logic, but not wholly with his conservative estimates ;), after the point above about 250/260 miles range once this has "stabilised" a bit. I'd say charging to 90%...
Forum: Owners Meets Yesterday, 03:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,869
Posted By tintin
Thanks Stephen - you're on the list! :D - please...

Thanks Stephen - you're on the list! :D - please PM me with your details.
Forum: Daily banter 5th December 2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 217
Posted By tintin
Oh goody :)++++++

Oh goody :)++++++
Forum: Owners Meets 5th December 2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,869
Posted By tintin
At long last...

...and very belatedly, I've attached the (final..) version of our tribute book to Mark. The hardcopy of this was actually presented to Lyn a few months ago, but a number of other things have got in...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 4th December 2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By tintin
"8500 its now Fiesta money for 1 week only...

"8500 its now Fiesta money
for 1 week only this price"

You're funny Roberto: never a boring post ;) +++.

The real question is: how much will you buy it back for? :D
Forum: Daily banter 4th December 2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By tintin
Google says...

None personally, but their TrustPilot and Feefo ratings seem pretty good overall here: https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.warrantywise.co.uk and
here:...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 3rd December 2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 428
Posted By tintin
Is Barry to you what Scotland is to Roberto Sarg?...

Is Barry to you what Scotland is to Roberto Sarg? ;)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry,_Vale_of_Glamorgan
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 3rd December 2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 428
Posted By tintin
But it's (generally..) not as good as the stuff...

But it's (generally..) not as good as the stuff on here..:ROFL: :D
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 2nd December 2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 428
Posted By tintin
Patience...there are a (large!) number of people...

Patience...there are a (large!) number of people on here who don't come on here on a daily basis - those with busier lives than me :ROFL:.

I'd suggest giving it until at least the end of the...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 1st December 2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 428
Posted By tintin
Yup, there's a recent thread on this...;)

Yup, there's a recent thread on this...;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 1st December 2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 428
Posted By tintin
Welcome & I hope you find something that suits. ...

Welcome & I hope you find something that suits.

Would you be able to give some more guidance that might help those on here to help you with this - e.g. your guide price/budget would be the most...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 30th November 2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By tintin
All done now...

Well, maybe I was lucky - or maybe my luck will run out when taking them off in springtime :( - but these dodgy centres went on with little fuss.

They're certainly not as slick or an instant snug...
Forum: Daily banter 25th November 2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,980
Posted By tintin
Ah....Gruffalo hunting at Delamere, a fun day out...

Ah....Gruffalo hunting at Delamere, a fun day out :rolleyes: - I remember doing it with these little tykes a while back. However, I (generally....) prefer mountain biking there.

Either way, a...
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 25th November 2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By tintin
That was about right Nick - getting the lights...

That was about right Nick - getting the lights looked at is one of my (several...) post-hibernation jobs for her ;)
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 23rd November 2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By tintin
Call that dim? try driving a Fiat Coupe in the...

Call that dim? try driving a Fiat Coupe in the dark - after our last Northern mini-meet, Nick asked me how it felt to be driving back in the dark with the road lit by candlepower :rolleyes:
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 22nd November 2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By tintin
Cheers! Good practical advice, as ever. I'm less...

Cheers! Good practical advice, as ever. I'm less worried (for now...) about getting them out again - I might leave that to my friendly KwikFit manager as a springtime challenge for him ;)
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 22nd November 2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By tintin
Additional winter wheels/centre caps question...

I have a set of centre caps - suitably darkened to match the winter rims - from a "spare" set I had lying around - but they seem to be a very tight fit, and I'm concerned about them not fitting, or...
Forum: Daily banter 20th November 2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By tintin
Collective club?

It's pretty clear from the sign that it belongs to all lairds - otherwise it'd say Laird's ;) - so maybe Jim's really part of an Antipodean landed gents club? :D
Forum: Daily banter 8th November 2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,980
Posted By tintin
Good stuff - I'll wave if I see you ;)

Good stuff - I'll wave if I see you ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 8th November 2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,652
Posted By tintin
Might be worth adding your location, in case...

Might be worth adding your location, in case someone is near(ish) you and can thus avoid carriage costs.
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 8th November 2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,346
Posted By tintin
Happy to help (though all I did was google,...

Happy to help (though all I did was google, really... ;) )

The original one (mine...) is a 17-inch tablet, with a 1920 x 1200 resolution LCD display (link here:...
Forum: Daily banter 8th November 2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,980
Posted By tintin
+1.

+1.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th October 2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By tintin
I have a pair that also look rather like that -...

I have a pair that also look rather like that - are they really potentially just scrap MJ? That doesn't sound very like you ;) ...is the cost of refurb prohibitive?
Forum: Daily banter 30th October 2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,537
Posted By tintin
Tesla doesn't really do second-hand - my point...

Tesla doesn't really do second-hand - my point was more about the main brand dealer networks: independents aren't half as bad...
Forum: Daily banter 30th October 2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,537
Posted By tintin
No dealer network >> no middlemen >> no lazy and...

No dealer network >> no middlemen >> no lazy and useless suits who add no value. Simples.
Forum: Daily banter 29th October 2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,537
Posted By tintin
Not called stealers for nowt...

I'm not surprised. Don't expect transparency and honesty from them.

It wasn't the only or main reason I switched to Tesla, but it was certainly a contributory factor, or at least a trigger. I got...
Forum: Other marques 27th October 2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,677
Posted By tintin
I've just PM'ed you, as I've now put the larger...

I've just PM'ed you, as I've now put the larger (21") winters on my Model S...
Forum: Other marques 27th October 2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,677
Posted By tintin
Well, the above 2015 comment early on in this...

Well, the above 2015 comment early on in this thread hasn't stood the test of time very well, and Hertz can clearly see what the attraction is (100,000 times ;) ) :
...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 24th October 2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By tintin
Grand, thanks +++

Grand, thanks +++
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 24th October 2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By tintin
Tyre sizes for 9" 20s?

I'm considering putting my (spare...) set of 20 rims - which are 9" rather than the "proper" 8.5" ones - on my S8 as winter wheels this year.

Am I right in thinking that these 9" rims would take...
Forum: Daily banter 17th October 2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By tintin
Cameras, cameras everywhere, and no more fuel to drink...

I don't get the idea that this is somehow implausible, even in the very near future. The UK already has more surveillance cameras than practically every other country, and such systems are already...
Forum: Daily banter 17th October 2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By tintin
Inevitable.

Inevitable.
Forum: Other marques 15th October 2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,677
Posted By tintin
I've confirmed just now with Tesla Manchester...

I've confirmed just now with Tesla Manchester staff that this will be the Chinese (or possibly US...) built MY, with the "old" battery, & that the German-built ones won't arrive till the end of 2022,...
Forum: Other marques 15th October 2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,677
Posted By tintin
Yes. Although - as you pointed out, it's at a...

Yes. Although - as you pointed out, it's at a completely different - mass market-ish - price point. The Model X really is a bit of a niche product, and the general consensus is the Y will be Tesla's...
Forum: Other marques 15th October 2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,677
Posted By tintin
I saw ;). I may order mine today, but will cancel...

I saw ;). I may order mine today, but will cancel if it's not Berlin-made (I won't buy a Chinese one...), or if it doesn't have the new battery packs.
Forum: Other marques 12th October 2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,677
Posted By tintin
I've been telling you this for yeeears Roberto!...

I've been telling you this for yeeears Roberto! :ROFL:

It'll be a Model 3, if bought new, 'cos that's all you can get in the UK this year - Model S & X stopped production at the start of of the...
Forum: Daily banter 9th October 2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,520
Posted By tintin
Good man +++. Same here :D

Good man +++. Same here :D
Forum: Daily banter 3rd October 2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By tintin
See Sean's earlier reply..:ROFL:

See Sean's earlier reply..:ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 3rd October 2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By tintin
Always Sean - like my own dedicated charge point...

Always Sean - like my own dedicated charge point at home ;)
Forum: Daily banter 3rd October 2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By tintin
Crisis, what crisis?

Ok, it's a cheat, as the photo was actually taken 5 years ago - when life was a bit more straightforward....:rolleyes:

But any excuse for a nice S8 photo on a dull, cold, Sunday morning :D
Forum: Other marques 2nd October 2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,677
Posted By tintin
Secrets of the Supercar - A Model S explainer (for those interested...)

A good 30 minutes worth, just finishing now on Freeview, but also online here:

https://uktvplay.uktv.co.uk/shows/secrets-of-the-supercars/watch-online/6254402220001
Forum: Motormouth 1st October 2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,750
Posted By tintin
On a similar (but anti-German...) vein, I...

On a similar (but anti-German...) vein, I remember my French teacher telling us that the boys sometimes had to remove their blazers on school trips to France, Belgium and Holland in the '50s and even...
Forum: Other marques 30th September 2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,677
Posted By tintin
See below Ainar:

See below Ainar:
Forum: Motormouth 29th September 2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,750
Posted By tintin
A Department for Transport spokesperson said:

"Changing the national identifier from GB to UK symbolises our unity as a nation" :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 28th September 2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By tintin
This has been shared before - but is well worth...

This has been shared before - but is well worth sharing again, 'cos it's such a good video (even at nearly 2 hours long...).

I've watched it all the way through before, and probably will again at...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 27th September 2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,851
Posted By tintin
What's your budget? "spec and history/condition"...

What's your budget? "spec and history/condition" importance suggests you're prepared to pay more than 3-4k for one... ;)
Forum: Daily banter 23rd September 2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,860
Posted By tintin
Thanks Andrew - I knew you'd put me right +++ Me...

Thanks Andrew - I knew you'd put me right +++ Me being rash, again ;). Nowt ordered yet anyway...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd September 2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,860
Posted By tintin
Ooh! + 1 in that case, as this is a proper...

Ooh! + 1 in that case, as this is a proper "Ronin" one :D
Forum: Daily banter 23rd September 2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By tintin
That's because everyone knows that pink and white...

That's because everyone knows that pink and white are your perfect "Colour Me Beautiful" combinationnnnn, Robbie dahhhhling....:rolleyes: :eek3:
...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd September 2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,860
Posted By tintin
Wow! :love: Wonder what mine's worth then? :ROFL:

Wow! :love: Wonder what mine's worth then? :ROFL:
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