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Forum: Spotless 23rd April 2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By tintin
Lovely but...

...I count 1,2,3, but not 124? ;)
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 17th April 2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By tintin
Did you have an Aldi voucher?

Did you have an Aldi voucher?
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 17th April 2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By tintin
Aha! Mine are Bosch, which is fine for me....

Aha! Mine are Bosch, which is fine for me....
Forum: Daily banter 17th April 2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,269
Posted By tintin
It was - but nothing too serious or terminal,...

It was - but nothing too serious or terminal, though that might not have been the case had the chain pad not managed to hang on till the bitter end: Herman's had very little TLC over the last three...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 17th April 2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By tintin
Not sure why they should cost £60: my wiper...

Not sure why they should cost £60: my wiper blades were just replaced on Monday by KwikFit as part of the MOT there (along with a replacement headlamp bulb) and their total bill, incl test fee, was...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th April 2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,894
Posted By tintin
Totally agree Ian - get it right up front, and...

Totally agree Ian - get it right up front, and save needless clarification questions and also increase the chances of a quick sale at the right price.
Forum: Daily banter 16th April 2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 509
Posted By tintin
Sod the roof racks - it's only got 25K on the...

Sod the roof racks - it's only got 25K on the clock +++ Where's the catch?
Forum: Daily banter 15th April 2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By tintin
+1. As you'd expect ;)

+1. As you'd expect ;)
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 14th April 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By tintin
I'm firmly in the "separate sets of Michelin-only...

I'm firmly in the "separate sets of Michelin-only summers and winters" camp, both bought part-worn - except when Mark/Moltuae gifts me a full set :D - such a gent +++ , over any new economy brand....
Forum: Daily banter 5th April 2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,269
Posted By tintin
+1 ;)

+1 ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th March 2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By tintin
Good spot David: you could buy it, and then you'd...

Good spot David: you could buy it, and then you'd have matching twins +++
Forum: Daily banter 27th March 2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By tintin
I have the opposite - my passenger device tending...

I have the opposite - my passenger device tending to emit messages such as:

"go on, go for it!" or
"put your foot down, you can get through that gap!".

Not sure if that is better/safer...
Forum: Owners Meets 27th March 2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 805
Posted By tintin
Good spot, I do, but I can't sadly, as I'll be in...

Good spot, I do, but I can't sadly, as I'll be in Iberia then :(
Forum: Daily banter 27th March 2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By tintin
That's almost exactly how the Tesla system works...

That's almost exactly how the Tesla system works at the moment - I don't see why this is an issue myself, as long as the design of this is sensible.

Hasn't anyone else on here noticed that...
Forum: Owners Meets 27th March 2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 805
Posted By tintin
I think we might need a sound check now Mark ;) ....

I think we might need a sound check now Mark ;) . NW meet ideas please +++
Forum: Daily banter 24th March 2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By tintin
Yup. ;)

Yup. ;)
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 22nd March 2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By tintin
Vetting, but slow?

I think that's because A8 parts (as forum sponsor) have a vetting process for that, which is understandable, though 4 days sounds a bit long...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 20th March 2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,998
Posted By tintin
Me too (which is very rare for non-OEM): I like...

Me too (which is very rare for non-OEM): I like the curvaceousness of them - does the curve of the "spokes" mean that the curved part protrudes further out than the rim/tyre, or do they not curve out...
Forum: Daily banter 19th March 2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,932
Posted By tintin
Hmmm....I've watched this video now, and I do...

Hmmm....I've watched this video now, and I do think he's a patsy for the nuclear lobby. For me, so many of his arguments in this video fall into now typical classic misinformation territory - such as...
Forum: Daily banter 18th March 2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,932
Posted By tintin
Sources, sources everywhere...

....and not much time to think ;)

Thanks for the reminder to watch the video Mark - I haven't yet, but I will when I get time later this week.

Interestingly, a very quick (and therefore...
Forum: Daily banter 18th March 2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,932
Posted By tintin
Interesting thread this one: what are the likely...

Interesting thread this one: what are the likely long term environmental damages for more than 20,000 years from solar that you're thinking of Mark? Or extending that slightly, I'd also be interested...
Forum: Daily banter 18th March 2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,932
Posted By tintin
+1. It would be helpful to at least provide the...

+1. It would be helpful to at least provide the source for these graphs (unless I missed that), so that it's clear where this analysis originates from. And nuclear safety is a bit like aircraft...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 15th March 2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,439
Posted By tintin
+++ Nicely put.

+++ Nicely put.
Forum: Owners Meets 15th March 2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By tintin
Yes, I want apparel! MJ - 2x ladies polo...

Yes, I want apparel!

MJ - 2x ladies polo 'Michaela'
steamship - 1 x mens polo 'steamship' (medium)
Tonupkid - 1 x mens polo 'Tonupkid' (medium). 1 x ladies polo 'Ann' (medium)
CtL - 1 X Man's...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 15th March 2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,439
Posted By tintin
Why would it make sense for the thread to be...

Why would it make sense for the thread to be deleted? Regardless of whether you're still selling it or not, there is information on here (spec details, price guidance, etc...) which is potentially...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th March 2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By tintin
Have you tried our sponsors? They supplied me...

Have you tried our sponsors? They supplied me with a replacement subframe fairly easily, and for a good price.
Forum: Daily banter 13th March 2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By tintin
Everyone's at it...

Everyone's at it...
Forum: Owners Meets 13th March 2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By tintin
MJ - 1 Adult The Laird - 1 Adult, 1 Senior ...

MJ - 1 Adult
The Laird - 1 Adult, 1 Senior
steamship - 1 Adult
Tonupkid - 2 Seniors
HPsauce - 2 Seniors (over 70!)
CtL - 1 Adult and 1 Senior
Moltuae - 2 Adults
tintin - 2 Adults (Juniors?)
Forum: Owners Meets 13th March 2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By tintin
Minack - I can walk up MJ - 1 steamship -...

Minack - I can walk up

MJ - 1
steamship - 1
The Laird - 2
CtL - 2
Tonupkid - 2
HPsauce - 2 crumblies
Moltuae -2
tintin - 2
Forum: Daily banter 13th March 2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By tintin
Don't worry Jim, that won't happen: if an upstart...

Don't worry Jim, that won't happen: if an upstart Californian company with no cash can build a global infrastructure of > 10000 fast chargers that keeps ahead of demand, then existing car companies...
Forum: Daily banter 12th March 2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By tintin
The future's bright, the future's electric +++

The future's bright, the future's electric +++
Forum: Daily banter 10th March 2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By tintin
Interesting...

I'm following this thread with interest, for the day when I finally get round to sending off my spare (& seized..) set of calipers which have been in my garage for 2 years+ :eek:
Forum: D2 - Transmission 7th March 2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By tintin
It's 450 miles for me, and I'd happily go double...

It's 450 miles for me, and I'd happily go double that distance for Mackies quality - I wouldn't let anyone else touch my S8, but each to their own ;)
Forum: Daily banter 7th March 2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,932
Posted By tintin
Next....

https://electrek.co/2019/03/07/tesla-v3-supercharger-action-first-look/ +++
Forum: Driving bliss 3rd March 2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By tintin
Lovely - scenery, soundtrack, and a Stingray too...

Lovely - scenery, soundtrack, and a Stingray too +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th February 2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,439
Posted By tintin
That's better...

That's better...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th February 2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,439
Posted By tintin
+1. It'd probably also help your case to give...

+1. It'd probably also help your case to give details on the "improvements" mentioned above. Like most of the others on here, I've yet to see this car, and a picture is worth a thousand words, as...
Forum: Daily banter 16th February 2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By tintin
Ok, you did ask Roberto... 1. They're not...

Ok, you did ask Roberto...

1. They're not OEM (boring, I know...)
2. They're Mercedes :tuttut:
3. They'd fill the arches nicely (I'm trying to be positive...)
4. You'd need a darker finish...
Forum: Daily banter 12th February 2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,932
Posted By tintin
V8/10/12 engines are like steam trains: utterly...

V8/10/12 engines are like steam trains: utterly lovely, but with no future :eek: (runs for cover in a flameproof suit to an underground bunker not marked on the map... :rolleyes: ).

That doesn't...
Forum: Daily banter 12th February 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,932
Posted By tintin
As you might expect Mark, I disagree with that...

As you might expect Mark, I disagree with that analysis, for several key reasons (apart from the fact that the link is to an article that's nearly 4 years old :) ).

1. Energy peaks and changing...
Forum: Daily banter 12th February 2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,932
Posted By tintin
He should had bought a used Model S while he...

He should had bought a used Model S while he waited then, like a lot of M3 reservation holders have done: then he would have had the full Tesla experience - useable range n'all ;)
Forum: Daily banter 12th February 2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,932
Posted By tintin
Who cares whether it's Tesla or not? Musk doesn't...

Who cares whether it's Tesla or not? Musk doesn't (really..). Model 3 UK configurations will happen this spring, with deliveries to clear the 18k+ backlogged day 1 reservations in the summer.
Forum: Daily banter 11th February 2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,932
Posted By tintin
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Daily banter 5th February 2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By tintin
Only mentally...

Only mentally...
Forum: Daily banter 5th February 2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By tintin
Admiral are like that - the best of the lots when...

Admiral are like that - the best of the lots when it comes to haggling (or, conversely, the worst at trying it on in the first place :tuttut: ) . I was with them for years when we had 4 or 5 cars in...
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 31st January 2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,883
Posted By tintin
;)

;)
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 22nd January 2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By tintin
I think MJ's right, I'll double check when I get...

I think MJ's right, I'll double check when I get back (or maybe just look at a picture of my car instead...)
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 22nd January 2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By tintin
Thanks Andrew - not sure at the moment, I'm away...

Thanks Andrew - not sure at the moment, I'm away from home (and not with Herman :tuttut: ), so I can't remember or check till next week: if Tjalling's need is more pressing, then I'm happy to...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 21st January 2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By tintin
Hi Andrew - have you got pictures of these? I...

Hi Andrew - have you got pictures of these? I can't remember if these are the same ones as those that I have on my "Avus" wheels - I suspect you'll probably be able to advise me ;)
Forum: Owners Meets 17th January 2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By tintin
Looks like an interesting event: noted in my...

Looks like an interesting event: noted in my diary, for now...;)
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