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by Triquet
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Seat Position
Replies: 11
Views: 225

Re: Seat Position

Mmm, just toddled out to check in the Saab 9-5 Estate barge. Position is pretty much as recommended by Martin, but I find that I'm steering 10-2, and have been criticized for same, :steering: The (now) recommended 3-9 seems much too low and the wheel won't adjust any higher or seat any lower. Ho-hum...
by Triquet
Sun May 27, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: On Potholes and Positioning
Replies: 7
Views: 428

On Potholes and Positioning

It's getting worse. People are lurching all over the road to avoid falling down the pothole. It's getting more and more difficult to read peoples intent, and its playing merry hell with my own positioning. Indeed if the road is one of those nice little NSL B-roads, I'm tending to just drive down the...
by Triquet
Thu May 24, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: Lane Conflict
Replies: 22
Views: 723

Re: Lane Conflict

Is it something like this, where Northbound A43 traffic can go right on both lanes?

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@52.04175 ... !1e3?hl=en
by Triquet
Mon May 14, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I'm going to buy a Skōda
Replies: 5
Views: 277

Re: I'm going to buy a Skōda

I refuse to conform to stereotypes. We have the two Saab 9-5's and Mrs T's Yaris.
by Triquet
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: EV sales down
Replies: 25
Views: 1466

Re: EV sales down

+1 Nick
by Triquet
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: EV sales down
Replies: 25
Views: 1466

Re: EV sales down

Whether ICE or EV, cars still will need tyres, brake pads, brake discs, drive shafts, suspension bushes, shock absorbers, bulbs, furry dice etc.
by Triquet
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: EV sales down
Replies: 25
Views: 1466

Re: EV sales down

What is the legal position if your EV grinds to an ignominious halt on the hard shoulder? I suppose its like running out of petrol, slap on the wrist time.
by Triquet
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: EV sales down
Replies: 25
Views: 1466

Re: EV sales down

Won't be long before we see AA vans with a giant battery and jump leads.
by Triquet
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What headlight bulbs?
Replies: 33
Views: 1784

Re: What headlight bulbs?

A couple of bulbs plus getting a Halfords bloke to put them (if feeling lazy) is less than a tank of go-juice. No brainer.
by Triquet
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: L Plates
Replies: 16
Views: 824

Re: L Plates

They strike me as an invitation to passing cyclists to go "ping" as they pass by

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