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by pete
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Take back control
Replies: 21
Views: 1393

Re: Take back control

It's not car related but my mate does pictures of boats. We've got one of the Queen Mary under construction, he's quite well thought of so they aren't the cheapest but I never tire of looking at it...

http://ryanmutter.com/
by pete
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Long shot - car to Craig at CMC
Replies: 22
Views: 952

Re: Long shot - car to Craig at CMC

ed wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:45 pm
I think Tut made it back from the ring once with a dead alternator.....

Sorry can't help.

AA?
Alternating* batteries with Robin? Or was that a different story...







*Can you see what I did there?
Alternating.
<taps mic>
Is this on?
by pete
Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Peugeot 308 SW
Replies: 0
Views: 188

Peugeot 308 SW

My folks' old car, 69,000 miles and mint condition.

SE discount on request :wink:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/202608129309
by pete
Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: 200BHP, 266lbft, 77 kg, engine & transmission
Replies: 15
Views: 700

Re: 200BHP, 266lbft, 77 kg, engine & transmission

TBH I was just mocking the grammar.

It sounds like a great idea, although the recharge time issue is exaggerated at the moment as battery range goes up it becomes more of a problem.
by pete
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: 200BHP, 266lbft, 77 kg, engine & transmission
Replies: 15
Views: 700

Re: 200BHP, 266lbft, 77 kg, engine & transmission

I thought that this looked like a great solution (pun intended) for the time taken to charge electric cars.... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-45179722 That's a really interesting article actually. I'm not sure what they mean by Drivers would use filling stations to refuel their electric car...
by pete
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: 200BHP, 266lbft, 77 kg, engine & transmission
Replies: 15
Views: 700

Re: 200BHP, 266lbft, 77 kg, engine & transmission

Suzy and I were up in Aviemore last Autumn and, thanks to scattered shifts, she had to bring up the i3 up. We eidn't buy it for long journeys, we bought it to commute in which it's been ace at but... So the i3 range is about 120 miles, less in the cold but what kills it isn't hooning (the regen brak...
by pete
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Glasgow low emission zone
Replies: 6
Views: 502

Re: Glasgow low emission zone

Just in case you don't already know the low emission zone kicked in for buses on 31st Dec and will kick in for cars 31st Dec '22. Lots of details to be fleshed out but long story short is if you not a euro 6 diesels (sept 15) or euro 5 petrol (Jan 06) then you'll be charged for entering city centre...
by pete
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Latest Tax Grab by SNP/Greens (Council tax)
Replies: 44
Views: 2261

Re: Latest Tax Grab by SNP/Greens (Council tax)

There IS a benefit in paying tax, it contributes to the society, it's why Denmark is lovely and why the countries where no-one pays tax are awful! Council tax is nuts, but I'd wonder how a 1% tax works, is it collected centrally and then dished back out? There's certain suburbs are going to be utter...
by pete
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Latest Tax Grab by SNP/Greens (Council tax)
Replies: 44
Views: 2261

Re: Latest Tax Grab by SNP/Greens (Council tax)

Stevoraith wrote:
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:10 pm
scott_e wrote:
Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:39 pm
feel penalised for working hard.
That didn’t go down well last time though did it....
It wasn't the *most* popular tax...
by pete
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New car with a Honda engine... err, it's a Honda
Replies: 59
Views: 5346

Re: New car with a Honda engine... err, it's a Honda

Thanks for the update, although I'm afraid I agree with Campbell.
by pete
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mobile Phones for kids?
Replies: 17
Views: 867

Re: Mobile Phones for kids?

125 quid for an iphone SE (secondhand). 50ish for new battery if it needs it, or 20 for a USB power brick.

Lassie in work has taken 4 phones to Apple for new batteries and twice they've buggered it up and given her a new phone.
by pete
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Perfect Car
Replies: 24
Views: 1743

Re: Perfect Car

It's absolutely the perfect colour. I thoguht that when you got it, and I saw it in the flesh the other week it looked even better.

(I'm on commission here right?)
by pete
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Perfect Car
Replies: 24
Views: 1743

Re: Perfect Car

I'm too poor. But it's an utterly stunning colour.
by pete
Mon Nov 26, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Perfect Car
Replies: 24
Views: 1743

Perfect Car

This is possibly my perfect car.

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=44167

So. Much. Want.
by pete
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tut the Legend
Replies: 121
Views: 12862

Re: Tut the Legend

Is that a regularity event?