People behaving badly>
hippo wrote: The one I don't miss from Sydney is when the car in front of you on a narrow street with parked cars both sides recognises an oncoming driver so they both stop next to each other in the centre of the road for an extended chat. Might be where the term "Sydney or the bush" originated from! And... 28 Jul 2010 09:42
Why MacPherson struts are so good.
MP struts have been around since the early 1900s. Their popular use increased during the '60s, especialy on small 4 cylinder cars. The beauty of MPstruts over wishbone steering/suspension is their ability to not use a load-bearing balljoint, which is what wears first in other designs. The MP uses a rubber/neopr... 19 Jul 2010 09:10
Test Drive - Tuguan / Santa Fe
"Bernd Felsche" <berfel(a)innovative.iinet.net.au> wrote in message news:t2ttg7xi8.ln2(a)innovative.iinet.net.au... Even after name change from the unfortunate "N-Trail" :-) Lol :) -- Regards, Noddy. ... 19 Jul 2010 21:19
LPG Commodore VS
My son has a VS Commodore with LPG fitted. It started running sick, and backfiring. It blew the top off the air box. He has since replaced the plugs,after narrowing the gap to around to around 1mm. He will replace the leads tonight. The guy that fitted the LPG for him suggested the above fix. Anyone who ha... 16 Jul 2010 03:26
186 Kinga with a Holley carby?
"Kev" <kevcat(a)optunet.com.au> wrote in message news:4bb75e17$0$11705$afc38c87(a)news.optusnet.com.au... Jason James wrote: "PaulpULVITZKA" <pulvitzka(a)gmail.com> wrote in message news:205feaaf-5192-446f-bb4c-4a27f8d803c0(a)r27g2000yqn.googlegroups.com... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwqN098RB0A ... 13 Jul 2010 04:24
$150m of public waste? Now that's a real drag. Thank you Labour!
"D Walford" <dwalford(a)internode.on.net> wrote in message news:4bba67c5$0$8758$c3e8da3(a)news.astraweb.com... If drag racing was popular amongst Aboriginal teens it would get zillions from the Govt. It is quite popular among them but generally they get the cars for free and the government supplies the... 13 Jul 2010 13:11
Current computer scam
"Sylvia Else" <sylvia(a)not.here.invalid> wrote in message news:8a1qphFtpgU1(a)mid.individual.net... An aquaintance got called by someone claiming to be from Microsoft, stating that his computer had been hit by viruses, and offering to clean it up. Apparently the remote support mechanism is used. T... 13 Jul 2010 00:04
Worth a look - Pissed but not in charge? - How about real-time video-policeing as a bonus?
On Tue, 13 Jul 2010 00:11:31 +1000, Noddy wrote: "Toby" <me(a)privacy.net> wrote in message news:1v8hfedbmvoik.1lrd2mol5fo5t$.dlg(a)40tude.net... Of course it's entirely possible that soon enough, there'll be a notice in the mail to the registered owner of the vehicle - which gets checked by the ... 12 Jul 2010 10:45
Worth a look - Pissed but not in charge? - How about real-time video-policeing as a bonus? (was: Worth a look - Pissed but not in charge?)
"Toby" <me(a)privacy.net> wrote in message news:1v8hfedbmvoik.1lrd2mol5fo5t$.dlg(a)40tude.net... Of course it's entirely possible that soon enough, there'll be a notice in the mail to the registered owner of the vehicle - which gets checked by the following car-mounted piggies as they go, anyway. Legisla... 12 Jul 2010 10:45
More speeding stuff from the RTA
<http://www.rta.nsw.gov.au/roadsafety/speedandspeedcameras/speedingresearch.html> This page illustrates the sleight of hand frequently engaged in the the RTA and the Government. "Research has shown that the risk of a crash causing death or injury increases rapidly, even with small increases above an appropria... 21 Jul 2010 22:26