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Forum: Advice Today, 09:13
Replies: 28
Views: 930
Posted By David (2)
Ditto, that's exactly how our one is. The...

Ditto, that's exactly how our one is. The engineer even warned us that combis don't multitask very well. And based on ours, I wouldn't want to use it to provide hot water for the shower, 3 way...
Forum: Advice Yesterday, 13:57
Replies: 28
Views: 930
Posted By David (2)
Went thru same thing at start of this year. I...

Went thru same thing at start of this year. I have to say, a complete change out is a massive job, 2 or 3 days work.

One of the "problems" we had was getting the gas supply to where the combi boiler...
Forum: Advice 23-11-2014, 17:02
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By David (2)
I eventually went for the vw dsg having driven...

I eventually went for the vw dsg having driven the Honda cvt.
Forum: Advice 22-11-2014, 19:52
Replies: 31
Views: 2,261
Posted By David (2)
Some of the shifter linkage is right under the...

Some of the shifter linkage is right under the gear stick, still inside the cabin.....hidden by plastic. I saw one man showing this on a 1.4 diesel fiesta of same generation and how it would stick in...
Forum: General Discussion 22-11-2014, 19:40
Replies: 88
Views: 1,800
Posted By David (2)
Auto updates Touch screens, tho some are better...

Auto updates

Touch screens, tho some are better than others, but even apple's own ones are not perfect.


....and reading the posts, a game download taking hours before it can be played would be...
Forum: Advice 22-11-2014, 09:52
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By David (2)
Sounds like the car at fault tbh.

Sounds like the car at fault tbh.
Forum: Advice 22-11-2014, 09:51
Replies: 31
Views: 2,261
Posted By David (2)
Might be an idea to have a look on google or...

Might be an idea to have a look on google or YouTube to see if others are reporting same problem.
Forum: Advice 22-11-2014, 09:48
Replies: 31
Views: 2,261
Posted By David (2)
O yes, with the engine off the steering will be...

O yes, with the engine off the steering will be heavy. How much depends on the design or type of power steering used on your car. Older systems rely purely in hydraulics and if the engine cuts out...
Forum: Advice 22-11-2014, 08:12
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By David (2)
I like the idea, but getting time of work is a...

I like the idea, but getting time of work is a pain in the backside. And when I do get time off, it's so rare I need to use that time for other stuff.
Forum: Advice 22-11-2014, 08:08
Replies: 31
Views: 2,261
Posted By David (2)
Tbh, it sounds like a fault with the car to me,...

Tbh, it sounds like a fault with the car to me, maybe something to do with gear linkage wearing out.
Also the other posts appearing to mirror the same or similar thing.

.....I might be reading this...
Forum: General Discussion 22-11-2014, 07:59
Replies: 81
Views: 2,253
Posted By David (2)
I think stuff is getting harder to use...

I think stuff is getting harder to use tbh.
Things like the tv are much harder to set up now compared with the 1980s or 1990s.
Or recently, windows 8 over windows 7.....
Don't think much of android...
Forum: General Discussion 22-11-2014, 07:41
Replies: 90
Views: 2,956
Posted By David (2)
I have to drive at night, and people who leave...

I have to drive at night, and people who leave their full beam on in the face of oncoming cars is highly annoying and dangerous.

....and the car park thing, one near us for the supermarket has clear...
Forum: General Discussion 21-11-2014, 16:31
Replies: 75
Views: 2,135
Posted By David (2)
Except for that I have been in very thick fog and...

Except for that I have been in very thick fog and in a line of moving cars with the usual gaps, but the fog was so thick normal tail lights just disappeared, even over that small distance. Rear fog...
Forum: General Discussion 21-11-2014, 16:22
Replies: 90
Views: 2,956
Posted By David (2)
Too slow imo is this (which I followed to work...

Too slow imo is this (which I followed to work the other night)....
An older smaller car driving along a well lit NSL section of the A4, at no more than 40mph. And when we reached an actual 40 zone...
Forum: General Discussion 21-11-2014, 15:54
Replies: 75
Views: 2,135
Posted By David (2)
Well that's easy isn't it.... ....a parking...

Well that's easy isn't it....





....a parking light is one side or the other, never both at the same time. Usually activated with the indicator lever when switching the car off. DRL uses both...
Forum: General Discussion 21-11-2014, 10:28
Replies: 278
Views: 9,957
Posted By David (2)
The word your looking for is "aero blades", the...

The word your looking for is "aero blades", the car I have now is the first one I have owned to have them, and being vw they ain't cheap. Also, I found thru ownership (car used everyday) they started...
Forum: General Discussion 21-11-2014, 10:14
Replies: 75
Views: 2,135
Posted By David (2)
As for regular lights being on whenever the...

As for regular lights being on whenever the engine starts, on my new car u can't turn them off. I think DRL is mandated in the UK on new car designs introduced from 2008 onwards. Older designs which...
Forum: General Discussion 19-11-2014, 10:08
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By David (2)
The cost of oil has gone down, in part due to the...

The cost of oil has gone down, in part due to the U.S. producing more of its own. Diesel is also slowly falling in price but petrol is getting the biggest cut, which suits me - I am switching from a...
Forum: General Discussion 18-11-2014, 08:57
Replies: 26
Views: 944
Posted By David (2)
Terminator style robots.......in five...

Terminator style robots.......in five years.......1 problem, walking talking killing robot needs battery the size of a motor home to walk for more than 10mins.
Forum: Advice 17-11-2014, 12:59
Replies: 27
Views: 1,989
Posted By David (2)
So if it's not a pitfall, how come u recommend a...

So if it's not a pitfall, how come u recommend a separate provider (u mention gmail/yahoo).

When I had a rubbish phone and wanted to stop the contract they asked if It were part of their tv...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 17-11-2014, 10:51
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By David (2)
You can either cut the original one off and wire...

You can either cut the original one off and wire on a new one, or you can buy adaptor plugs to convert one to the other. These can be bought very cheaply from online stores such as Amazon.
Forum: Advice 17-11-2014, 10:48
Replies: 27
Views: 1,989
Posted By David (2)
One of the pitfalls of having everything with one...

One of the pitfalls of having everything with one supplier.
Forum: General Discussion 17-11-2014, 10:11
Replies: 29
Views: 1,143
Posted By David (2)
If we want that sort of stuff in the UK, the gov...

If we want that sort of stuff in the UK, the gov will have to quadruple the council tax for everyone in the country. Maybe double the amount of tax on petrol/diesel as well, maybe put vat up to...
Forum: General Discussion 17-11-2014, 09:46
Replies: 66
Views: 2,088
Posted By David (2)
What are u on about? The original post was about...

What are u on about?

The original post was about main A roads.

Another posted asked about dual carriageways.

I think we have our wires crossed.
Forum: General Discussion 16-11-2014, 16:59
Replies: 66
Views: 2,088
Posted By David (2)
...yea that's what I was thinking. I pay 350 a...

...yea that's what I was thinking. I pay 350 a year for my 1.4tdi hatchback.
I also know younger people paying 200+ a month for driving an "Eco box".
And I have shopped around many times, and this...
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