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Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 10th June 2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By tintin
...even in convoys ;)

...even in convoys ;)
Forum: Daily banter 7th June 2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By tintin
At the annual meet Reffro +++ - come join us!

At the annual meet Reffro +++ - come join us!
Forum: Owners Meets 6th June 2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,557
Posted By tintin
Perfect - thanks MJ +++

Perfect - thanks MJ +++
Forum: Owners Meets 4th June 2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,117
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
Architex mA8tey - 1 Adult...
Forum: Daily banter 28th May 2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By tintin
Agreed - and that was what I did at the 'Ring,...

Agreed - and that was what I did at the 'Ring, though it was a bit of a challenge in the Karousel! :rolleyes:
Forum: Daily banter 28th May 2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By tintin
This took me back to my two 'Ring trips with...

This took me back to my two 'Ring trips with Herman a few years back - which I intend to do again, now that MJ's fettled him. Using the triptronic buttons become like second nature pretty quickly...
Forum: Owners Meets 26th May 2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By tintin
MJ - 1 Neil - 1 Mike & Angela - 2 Ray &...

MJ - 1
Neil - 1
Mike & Angela - 2
Ray & Jordan - 2
Sean - 1
Andrew & Beverley - 2
David & Norma - 2
Bert & Charlie - 2
Brian & Mrs G - 2
Stephen & Amanda - 2. We'll bring some Tunnocks too ;)
Forum: Daily banter 24th May 2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 734
Posted By tintin
Quote: "You do of course lack a strident exhaust...

Quote: "You do of course lack a strident exhaust note and the continued rush of acceleration to a higher red line that a petrol might offer, but those will always remain available in the more serious...
Forum: Owners Meets 24th May 2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By tintin
MJ - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie CtL - Mackerel,...

MJ - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie
CtL - Mackerel, Pork, Ice Cream . Angela - Melon, Pork, Brownie.
Tonup - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie. Ann - Soup, Pork, Fruit Salad
Ray - Soup, Pork, Fruit Salad,...
Forum: Motormouth 24th May 2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By tintin
Perhaps unsurprisingly, I have enquired about...

Perhaps unsurprisingly, I have enquired about this with a UK company that does very good conversions on this, but was told they only do "classics" and that the D2 (and my Fiat Coupe..) don't...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 23rd May 2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,276
Posted By tintin
That was my thought too - and I vaguely remember...

That was my thought too - and I vaguely remember the same thing happening post-service a few years back. Still full and stable, but I'll keep an eye on it - well, more than before, at least!
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 21st May 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,276
Posted By tintin
A bit less now, maybe - back home after another...

A bit less now, maybe - back home after another 200 mile drive, with zero loss of coolant. So less worrying, just a bit strange, really :Confused:
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 21st May 2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,276
Posted By tintin
Coolant, what coolant.

I don't think I've ever checked this :o , so got a bit of a shock yesterday on picking Herman up from his biennial gearbox service at Mackies last night to see a Big Red Warning Light in the display....
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 20th May 2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By tintin
Diamond cut is only worth the extra expense if...

Diamond cut is only worth the extra expense if the car doesn't get heavy use (e.g. as a daily driver), as the surface finish is almost impossible to protect fully, no matter what the provider says or...
Forum: Daily banter 18th May 2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By tintin
+1. Horses for courses.

+1. Horses for courses.
Forum: Motormouth 14th May 2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By tintin
The Car Years

Found this tonight (apparently it's been running for a few months, so I'm Mr Slow :ROFL:) on ITV4: great format, great presenters/talking heads (generally...).
...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 13th May 2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,991
Posted By tintin
Hi Sergey, I've just seen this on my return from...

Hi Sergey, I've just seen this on my return from holiday - you must feel absolutely gutted, given the care and attention that you've put into your lovely car, and it would be so unfair for you to...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 3rd May 2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By tintin
I know I'm biased, but Mackies is well worth the...

I know I'm biased, but Mackies is well worth the trip: I wouldn't let anyone else (apart from MJ, of course...) near my S8.
Forum: Daily banter 2nd May 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By tintin
All visible here too: great write up, and makes...

All visible here too: great write up, and makes me feel less guility for not taking pictures on (my several!....) trips to Mackies. And MJ has a storytelling competitor now :rolleyes:
Forum: D2 - Transmission 2nd May 2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By tintin
+1.

+1.
Forum: Daily banter 25th April 2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By tintin
Or in the case of this wizard, eighty eighties ;)...

Or in the case of this wizard, eighty eighties ;)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-48053404
Forum: Daily banter 25th April 2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By tintin
Recognition and self-awareness is the important...

Recognition and self-awareness is the important first step - well done Mike! :cheers:
Forum: Spotless 23rd April 2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
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: 922
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: 922
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: 1,711
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: 922
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: 3,355
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: 787
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: 14
Views: 632
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: 1,516
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: 1,711
Posted By tintin
+1 ;)

+1 ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th March 2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,466
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: 474
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: 1,434
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: 474
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: 1,434
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: 481
Posted By tintin
Yup. ;)

Yup. ;)
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 22nd March 2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
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: 5,653
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: 2,346
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: 2,346
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: 2,346
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: 2,346
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: 5,154
Posted By tintin
+++ Nicely put.

+++ Nicely put.
Forum: Owners Meets 15th March 2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
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: 5,154
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: 393
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: 497
Posted By tintin
Everyone's at it...

Everyone's at it...
Forum: Owners Meets 13th March 2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,117
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?)
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