How the US won the war
Obviously, the US did the lion's share of battling the Japanese in the Pacific,..and had more than a trifling hand in defeating the Axis in Europe,..but I notice on war-docos, other countries, hardly or simply dont get a mention. Some balance please! Jason ... 13 Aug 2010 16:54
From the archives: Grey motor piston-slap: New!
I remember dad buying some parts for a stationary motor (Terrier I think)and how the guy selling the parts (in a shop in Newtown Sydney) was complaining about a new Holden he had bought,...now this was around 1962,..so it was probably an FB or EK Holden. Both had the grey motor. His complaint was about the pist... 13 Aug 2010 16:54
KRUDD - AKA " The Milky Bar Kid" When he was a Boy (NON POLITICAL)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbcctWbC8Q0&feature=related ... 10 Aug 2010 09:09
Which Victorian aus.cars member is trying to get his licence back?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBlWQFPgHQs ... 9 Aug 2010 04:43
Adolf's staff car>straight 467cube 8- 230hp s/charged
Mercedes Benz 770 The 770 was introduced with the internal code W07 in 1930.  These cars were mainly used by governments as state vehicles. The W07 version of the 770 was powered by an inline eight cylinder engine of 7,655 cc (467.1 cu in) capacity with overhead valves and aluminium pistons. Thi... 9 Aug 2010 02:33
Might make v8s less a snore ?
"Athol" <athol_SPIT_SPAM(a)idl.net.au> wrote in message news:1268485485.570544(a)idlwebserver.idl.com.au... John McKenzie <jmac_melbourne(a)bigpond.com> wrote: Whilst that's a fair call imho, in contrast, Jim Richards didn't deserve a pasting for his efforts in said car. He's a driver, he drove to the b... 9 Aug 2010 02:33
holdens are unsafe
http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/952863 ... 8 Aug 2010 23:19
Mazda FE 2.0i timing too far advanced Help
Ok I had this engine at mazda they checked right over it and told me for some reason it was too far advanced. They charged me $90 for a full diag and changed the timing to its correct tooth after the revious mechanic set it off a tooth. and gave me 4 sark plugs. the other mechanic charged me $300 or 4 1/2 ... 10 Aug 2010 08:03
GMH wins orders for USA police car
And what has Ford Australia been doing? Working out what colour ashtray to put on the FG series 3? ... 9 Aug 2010 02:33
LPG fire at service station in Maryborough Qld
I was reading in the Fraser Coast Chronicle the other day where a guy was filling up his LPG barbeque bottle at the LPG car pump and started a fire. Quite a bit of damage to the servo and looks like the guy is going to be charged. I've been trying to find the page on the Net to show you but can't find it. I onl... 12 Aug 2010 09:19