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by exportmanuk
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Reg Local - Autobahn Driving (new video)
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: Reg Local - Autobahn Driving (new video)

Fuel consumption. Are all read outs limited to a minimum of 7mpg? I had an ex police Vauxhall Omega for a couple of years. When driving that spiritedly it would show 7mpg but no lower.
by exportmanuk
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Use of ZF 8-speed auto gearbox (BMW and other makes)
Replies: 23
Views: 547

Re: Use of ZF 8-speed auto gearbox (BMW and other makes)

Bring back the Morris minor and Ford Popular. Life was much simpler then. For a start you have a maximum of 4 forward gears. :-)
by exportmanuk
Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Use of ZF 8-speed auto gearbox (BMW and other makes)
Replies: 23
Views: 547

Re: Use of ZF 8-speed auto gearbox (BMW and other makes)

Hi On the BMW box yes, works well and if you end up in full manual its easy to just flick the gear stick right to go back into auto.
by exportmanuk
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Roads they been a changin'
Replies: 33
Views: 668

Re: Roads they been a changin'

I have a stop star on the car I find that if stopped just for a short time holding the foot brake keeps the engine stopped but reducing the peddle pressure in anticipation of moving off starts the engine and I can move forward smoothly. If Im stopped for any time and I want to have the engine off th...
by exportmanuk
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Use of ZF 8-speed auto gearbox (BMW and other makes)
Replies: 23
Views: 547

Re: Use of ZF 8-speed auto gearbox (BMW and other makes)

I have a 2017 220d M sport I find the box very good Sport mode only makes use of gears 1 to 7 pushing the stick left into sports mode is a quick and easy way to hold the gears a bit longer and drops box one gear handy when entering a motorway Changing the rocker switch to sport or sport + changes th...
by exportmanuk
Thu May 24, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Lane Conflict
Replies: 22
Views: 769

Re: Lane Conflict

Not all bikers but there are a few: Not been over the new bridge yet its not too far from me and didn't know it was free for bikers
I can see it being included in the next group rideout :-)
by exportmanuk
Thu May 24, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Lane Conflict
Replies: 22
Views: 769

Re: Lane Conflict

And as you have also found Sat Nav maps are not always up to date.
by exportmanuk
Thu May 24, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Lane Conflict
Replies: 22
Views: 769

Re: Lane Conflict

Oh - the motorcycle-specific version of the Highway Code permits this sort of action in any lane under any circumstances. Perhaps. That's the one I've got Rule 187 watch out for and give plenty of room to " Motorcycles" 8-) :biker: But it also says vehicle straddling lanes or positioned i...
by exportmanuk
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I got snapped by a camera
Replies: 7
Views: 385

Re: I got snapped by a camera

Did your associate get snapped too?
by exportmanuk
Sun Mar 11, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pavement parking?
Replies: 25
Views: 1205

Re: Pavement parking?

Not just a puncture these things will remove a whole section of tyre so it a new tyre that's required after it

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