Interesting piece :- https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/features/sorting-real-automotive-pioneers-their-copycats
Essentially list of motoring perceptions vs facts.... Some interesting firsts in there and the first hot-hatch was Italian. Not German... :D
Been reading and with different results .
Is it true or false
That you need roughly 1cc of fuel for every Hp of power
Example 220 Hp requires injectors that give roughly 220cc of fuel
Thanks in advance :bow:
Just had a discussion with someone about automatic gearboxes.
Their stance is that all cars should/will be automatic as they are
better for the environment.
(My stance is they are for old folk and wimmin. :p)
I called BS as I remember the Evoque auto being in a higher
CO2 tax bracket...
When I last met up with Italian friends, at Geneva show, their son said a friend at school in Rome has a dad with a Giulietta . His name ; Chris Fisichella and his dad is Giancarlo Fisichella. He used to drive for Ferrari F1 apparently.
Any other famous Giuliettisti?
She's playing up and I have some initial thoughts and would be grateful for any input your experiences can offer.
Car - 2003 2.0 Selespeed 80K, all belts, services and ancillaries up to date
Car is on a one year old clutch but has not had a calibration or rod length check...
You'll probably remember the ridiculous fiasco Toyota faced two years back over unintended acceleration, with Camrys accelerating out of control and slow 'n' sleepy powerless Yaris autos suddenly tripling in power and responding like an angry lion on its way to lunch. I think the overall...
How much does a G weigh, with half a tank of diesel, and me driving it....just in case it comes in a pub quiz...
I took some scrap metal to a dealer today in the boot and that's how much we weighed after I had dumped the steel and went on the weigh bridge
I just put the roof down on my spider and heard 2 massive cracks. Thought it was just the frame creaking, put the roof back up and the rear window is split and cracked all over the place, totally destroyed.
Is it common knowledge to not put the roof down when the weather is cold?
Read, wipe you *** then realize its coming to your Provence...
Sorry its so long, but I can't post this directly from my Facebook page...
ok so you guys wanted to know more about the Blue Eagles than what I've been reporting on.
In Short, they own the Highways, N1, N2, and N7 whilst...
.... or "saps power from the engine"
I've been hearing this for years, and it often features on "top ten fuel saving tips" and the like. It's accepted as fact, but I've yet to see any evidence for this, or even understand the process. Permit me to elaborate..
1) An a/c unit is essentially a...
What is it and what does it really mean?
The Oxford Dictionary says:
“made by synthesis; manufactured as opposed to produced naturally”
When it comes to oil we think of synthetics as the best that we can buy and that all synthetics are the same but, it’s not so simple.
Anyone fitted this? Any tips, issues, problems, niggles? I'm very tempted if I can get at the right price but would like to hear from anyone with experience of this kit.
AVIC-D3BTi Pioneer Navigation - GPS system - Navigation
ps ITS FRIIIIIIIIIDDAAAAAAAAAY!!!!!:) :D