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by vanman
Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: “Black box” recorders to become compulsory?
Replies: 9
Views: 448

Re: “Black box” recorders to become compulsory?

[quote="TR4ffic"]I've gone with the (currently still) appreciating, completely devoid of any electronics option..! All I have to contend with is the Lucas 'Prince of Darkness' electrics.!! :D I am assuming the POD (prince of darkness) uses older lucas bulbs not H7 or H4. I recently upgrade...
by vanman
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: “Black box” recorders to become compulsory?
Replies: 9
Views: 448

Re: “Black box” recorders to become compulsory?

akirk wrote:and all of this will simply make cars like my e39 M5 more valuable :D

Alasdair

My ultra low tech micra is also appreciating in value, sadly the rust is also appreciating. Still I know a good welder. :D
by vanman
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: £70,000 for an Escort?
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Re: £70,000 for an Escort?

Discov8 wrote:Makes me wish I'd kept my Escort Mk1 Mexico........

You MIGHT have got 20 for that, still you've got the RS now :evil:
by vanman
Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: £70,000 for an Escort?
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Re: £70,000 for an Escort?

Not a bad price for a rust free example. ;)
by vanman
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: BBC News article - Highways England launches campaign to stop tailgating
Replies: 22
Views: 1302

Re: BBC News article - Highways England launches campaign to stop tailgating

Driving around in a bright yellow MX5 I seem to be tailgated a fair bit (the interior mirror magnifies which is also annoying) and wonder if this is 'yellow jacket syndrome' in that people are attracted to bright colours and likely to give them less clearance; or trust them more perhaps. That's my ...
by vanman
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: BBC News article - Highways England launches campaign to stop tailgating
Replies: 22
Views: 1302

Re: BBC News article - Highways England launches campaign to stop tailgating

Triquet wrote:However, when there is heavy congestion and traffic grinds to a halt, the gaps close right up to a couple of feet, particularly in lane 1. How do you account for that? If people did leave decant gaps there would be a lane-changing circus.

Welcome to the M23 Smart motorway works. Coco
by vanman
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Kit car?
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Re: Kit car?

angus wrote:How's this for a "kit car"?

https://www.topgear.com/car-news/believ ... iron-moves

Would love to see the NCAP tests, any Ncap test offset or straight on, would probably look like a ten year olds bedroom, IF you could get them off their Ipods. :lol:
by vanman
Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: ADAS testing
Replies: 1
Views: 528

Re: ADAS testing

Looks like you have a rare thing in this day "a job for life" Perticularly liked the violent search for centre of lane on hill crests and following lead vehicle onto slip road, oh and running into the back of stationary vehicles. Hours of fun and games to just sort those out good luck. ;)
by vanman
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: how to not drive your car
Replies: 2
Views: 356

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: 975

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...

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