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Forum: Daily banter Yesterday, 08:05 PM
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Posted By tintin
Good spot Jim, my error, now corrected.

Good spot Jim, my error, now corrected.
Forum: Daily banter Yesterday, 04:48 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By tintin
Although only family and close friends will be...

Although only family and close friends will be allowed into the service, I expect there to be live streaming of the funeral - details still tbc - for those who would want to be part of this, and Ray...
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,181
Posted By tintin
That's broadly similar to the thinking for Mark's...

That's broadly similar to the thinking for Mark's service next week, which is still being worked out, so watch this space for more details which I'll share when available.
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 834
Posted By tintin
That'll be a nicer than average drive then +++. I...

That'll be a nicer than average drive then +++. I still have fond memories of picking up Herman from Ian in Harrogate in 2008 and driving him back to Manchester. Enjoy.
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By tintin
Thanks Ray.

Thanks Ray.
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 412
Posted By tintin
Glad to hear you're on it, but can't help at all...

Glad to hear you're on it, but can't help at all as it's not my bag, but just wanted to say that it's only a minor nuisance, even though it's happening more frequently - nothing on here is time...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,181
Posted By tintin
I know, I was thinking the same this evening....

I know, I was thinking the same this evening. Both of these events typified Mark - thoughtful, considerate, generous with his time and effort, and very self-effacing.

I'm also sure there were...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,181
Posted By tintin
Thanks Ian/Neil/all. Deeply shocking. I've now...

Thanks Ian/Neil/all. Deeply shocking. I've now spoken with Ray, who is the best person to contact Lyn, given his close relationship to both of them. Mark was a truly lovely bloke, and will be much...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st March 2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By tintin
Beat me to it...;)

Beat me to it...;)
Forum: Other marques 28th February 2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 120,304
Posted By tintin
Teslas any good?

Yes, but Hyundai are a pretty close second, and the Ioniq 5 is really rather nice:

https://youtu.be/LCktPB_XewM
Forum: Daily banter 28th February 2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By tintin
Quite right David, I should have said Exeter,...

Quite right David, I should have said Exeter, which is only a 950 mile round trip ;)
Forum: Daily banter 28th February 2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By tintin
Surely the trip to Truro is the great majority of...

Surely the trip to Truro is the great majority of your miles this year David, giving that it's more than 500 miles from yours to MJ's, with only a few hundred covered apart from that trip?

I only...
Forum: Daily banter 27th February 2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 834
Posted By tintin
That's why there's no photos of the completely...

That's why there's no photos of the completely rotten underside Brian:ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 26th February 2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 834
Posted By tintin
I'd have done that if I were you, so hopefully...

I'd have done that if I were you, so hopefully you'll get the result you want.
Forum: Daily banter 22nd February 2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,834
Posted By tintin
I find that buying old hifi helps :ROFL:

I find that buying old hifi helps :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 21st February 2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 65
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Posted By tintin
Yup. Strange decision, and there's a (slim..)...

Yup. Strange decision, and there's a (slim..) chance it's a website error, though pretty unlikely - but Tesla being Tesla, they may change it again in a few weeks!
Forum: Daily banter 21st February 2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,834
Posted By tintin
Now worth more?

Well, Tesla have just upped the new price for the M3P by 3.5k, so that won't do your resale value any harm (should you actually decide to part with it...)
Forum: Daily banter 20th February 2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,834
Posted By tintin
"Highlands"...:rolleyes:

"Highlands"...:rolleyes:
Forum: Daily banter 19th February 2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,834
Posted By tintin
That's the problem for me - all this power's not...

That's the problem for me - all this power's not really useable on a day-to-day basis, which is why RS6s just don't seem to be able to keep pace with me on normal cross country blasts: it just takes...
Forum: Daily banter 18th February 2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,186
Posted By tintin
You'll be able to sell tickets for this arm...

You'll be able to sell tickets for this arm wrestling match at this rate! ;)
Forum: Daily banter 18th February 2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,834
Posted By tintin
Is it just me, or do the KGF/4Star photo...

Is it just me, or do the KGF/4Star photo galleries remind anyone else of The Matrix? :)
Forum: Daily banter 16th February 2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,834
Posted By tintin
And yet weirdly, I haven't ;)

And yet weirdly, I haven't ;)
Forum: Daily banter 16th February 2021, 04:22 PM
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Views: 1,834
Posted By tintin
I'd say more like consistent and in character...

I'd say more like consistent and in character than predictable - I'm not sure how many members on here saw your M3 purchase coming, for example ;).

If you haven't already tried him, it might be...
Forum: Daily banter 16th February 2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,834
Posted By tintin
All of my cars currently have between 110k and...

All of my cars currently have between 110k and 150k on them, and I've had them for an (average...) of 13 years (including the Tesla...).

So I think you and I are quite different in terms of car...
Forum: Daily banter 16th February 2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 60
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Posted By tintin
Or a battery and electric motor :D

Or a battery and electric motor :D
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 15th February 2021, 09:35 PM
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Views: 1,568
Posted By tintin
In my experience it will open the boot, unless...

In my experience it will open the boot, unless the battery is really flat, in which case I have the same experience already mentioned - i.e. the key turning in the boot lock, but with nothing...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 15th February 2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,568
Posted By tintin
I'd rather call the RAC out than mutilate Herman...

I'd rather call the RAC out than mutilate Herman :-(
Forum: Daily banter 15th February 2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,186
Posted By tintin
Not at all, I'd like a brace of Fiats & Audis...

Not at all, I'd like a brace of Fiats & Audis :D
Forum: Daily banter 15th February 2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 60
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Posted By tintin
Methinks you mean a Panda perhaps? :D

Methinks you mean a Panda perhaps? :D
Forum: Daily banter 14th February 2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By tintin
Youtube video, for those interested...

Very polished 7 minute - mainly stills photos - video of this (including shots of the "RS" version as well ;) ) here:

https://youtu.be/knQqboY38gk
Forum: Daily banter 12th February 2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,186
Posted By tintin
Terrible car: I think you should get shot of...

Terrible car: I think you should get shot of that, immediately :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 12th February 2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,186
Posted By tintin
:ROFL: Funniest thing I've heard today. At some...

:ROFL: Funniest thing I've heard today. At some point, maybe, but not for a while, I suspect...:rolleyes:
Forum: Daily banter 11th February 2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,186
Posted By tintin
Ian/IT's clue was a bit of giveaway, I think (if...

Ian/IT's clue was a bit of giveaway, I think (if you didn't know already...)
Forum: Daily banter 10th February 2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,186
Posted By tintin
Not farewell, but au revoir?

Hi David,

Firstly, what a gorgeous TR6 - now that definitely deserves a nice warm garage to live in! - as well as lots of roof down driving on dry sunny days ;).

You'll have to bring it along...
Forum: Daily banter 10th February 2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By tintin
Looks very nice, much nicer that a "normal" Audi...

Looks very nice, much nicer that a "normal" Audi e-tron, and it probably drives better than one too - but that's because it's a Porsche (Taycan) really. Unlike Audi, Porsche actually tried to design...
Forum: Daily banter 8th February 2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By tintin
Weirdly, it just reminded me of the ending of the...

Weirdly, it just reminded me of the ending of the film Prisoners :eek:
Forum: Owners Meets 7th February 2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 22,780
Posted By tintin
Left home at 04:00 and been in Hamburg by 20:00...

Left home at 04:00 and been in Hamburg by 20:00 (same route). Does that count? ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 7th February 2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By tintin
I might be interested Ainar, but only as a backup...

I might be interested Ainar, but only as a backup set for mine, so it's probably better that they find a home that sees the value in them as the main set.
Forum: Other marques 7th February 2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 120,304
Posted By tintin
Yep, you're wrong. Think of the battery in the...

Yep, you're wrong. Think of the battery in the same way as an engine: how many engines have a 8 year/unlimited mileage warranty, and can reasonably be expected to cover as much as 500k without...
Forum: Owners Meets 6th February 2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 22,780
Posted By tintin
Hmm...I'd definitely rather do it in an S8 or MS...

Hmm...I'd definitely rather do it in an S8 or MS ;)
Forum: Owners Meets 6th February 2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 22,780
Posted By tintin
Actually, 2 parts makes far more sense, given how...

Actually, 2 parts makes far more sense, given how much ground he covered in the first part ;). What was he driving? It didn't register with me ::o
Forum: Owners Meets 6th February 2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 22,780
Posted By tintin
You beat me to it Andrew! I watch this 1st...

You beat me to it Andrew! I watch this 1st episode and really enjoyed it & I think the (6 part?) series pretty much follows the route of the Wild Atlantic Way, so the other episodes should be just as...
Forum: Spotless 4th February 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,602
Posted By tintin
Is this where/what you meant David? ...

Is this where/what you meant David?

https://www.jennychem.com/products/22-piece-jennychem-luxury-starter-kit?_pos=8&_sid=45c76e15e&_ss=r
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 1st February 2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,918
Posted By tintin
Quite possibly Sean - I just defaulted to ABS...

Quite possibly Sean - I just defaulted to ABS 'cos that's what I normally get on mine :ROFL:
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 31st January 2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,918
Posted By tintin
Me too. I wouldn't swap, but that'd probably just...

Me too. I wouldn't swap, but that'd probably just me - though I wish they'd fixed the boot panel gap, the ABS warning light and the dodgy door card leather on the D2 before filming :( . A classic...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 28th January 2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By tintin
Nice but...

Looks rather like mine, except for the seats, which let it down a bit ;) - I didn't know Alcantara could wear that badly.

Nice (original looking, not refurbed?) diamond cut FE wheels, and good...
Forum: Daily banter 28th January 2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By tintin
That is odd - there's quite a bit of reference in...

That is odd - there's quite a bit of reference in this programme to the troubles, as well as UK politics at the time, but nothing that I could see that was too inflammatory, other than perhaps a few...
Forum: Daily banter 27th January 2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By tintin
Marty McFly etc...

Great Delorean documentary on BBC 2 right now, putting the car in the context of when and where it was made. Good stuff.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000rqw8
Forum: Daily banter 23rd January 2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By tintin
Not silent, just quieter ;)...

Not silent, just quieter ;)...
Forum: Other marques 23rd January 2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 120,304
Posted By tintin
Another video on shift to EVs/developments - with Sandy Munro

This is also well worth a listen:

https://youtu.be/ctv1w3T0sGk

Sandy's a proper wise old auto guru, and talks a lot of sense about not only the actual products, but also the other aspects of...
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