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by vanman
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: how to not drive your car
Replies: 2
Views: 86

how to not drive your car

This little gem came accross my radar.
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_ ... e+your+car



enjoy...
by vanman
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ultra low emmission zone
Replies: 12
Views: 223

Re: Ultra low emmission zone

out as far as Coulsdon, well south of Croydon. Something perhaps I should have been aware of, or has this been kept quiet? :evil: The map I saw suggests that in October 2021 it will be extended to just inside the north/south circular, with those roads being specifically excluded. Well done I used t...
by vanman
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ultra low emmission zone
Replies: 12
Views: 223

Ultra low emmission zone

Just saw an ad. on the back of a bus announcing that ulez would come into effect from 8th April 2019. Thought I'd check my vehicles, both petrol ones (inc. 17yr old micra) are ok, the van not so (it's 03 so fair enough I thought) on doing further checks any diesel vehicles upto 2016 will incur a £12...
by vanman
Tue May 29, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.
Replies: 58
Views: 2891

Re: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.

Or it "learns" that everyone else gets out the way of someone driving inattentively/badly :roll:

Yeh can't fault it there :lol:
by vanman
Mon May 21, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Bikes
Topic: Jet powered stability control...
Replies: 7
Views: 368

Re: Jet powered stability control...

Years ago, cross ply tyres, abs? (wot that) eps (wot that). There were occasions when leaving the bike to it's own devices (sliding from under) was the best outcome. Deliberately dropping it and let it slide into the problem on it's own could be a lifesaver. As one can see well out of touch with cur...
by vanman
Mon May 14, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Look what I had to play with.
Replies: 10
Views: 405

Re: Look what I had to play with.

angus wrote:When you said GTR, I thought you meant a Datsun

Keep up angus it's Nissan now :D
by vanman
Thu May 03, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Potential downside of speed enforcement?
Replies: 17
Views: 872

Re: Potential downside of speed enforcement?

Criminal :lol: what Aussie's stock comes from :D
by vanman
Wed May 02, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Potential downside of speed enforcement?
Replies: 17
Views: 872

Re: Potential downside of speed enforcement?

Wonder if any IAM (sorry Roadsmart) candidates suffer from the same problems as the strict group. ;)
by vanman
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brands Hatch club racing
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Re: Brands Hatch club racing

I was down there too, supporting a friend in the car I raced last year, the BMW E36 328i in Roadsports. I was also there to investigate the Locosts you mentioned. Seemed like a great series with very close racing and a friendly paddock, so hopefully should be entering next year. Blimey small world!...
by vanman
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Brands Hatch club racing
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Brands Hatch club racing

A really cheap (£12.00 0ver 65'S (sorry!!) :D Brilliant day out,plenty left just look em up on the site. Today's was down to the 750 motor club. Ranged from club hatches,locosts (cat 7 types) and V series ,(based on VW beetle engined single seaters) to 300bhp per ton BMWs. Very close/contact racing ...

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