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by roberte
Fri Feb 22, 2008 2:20 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Secure Sounds
Replies: 23
Views: 2349

Dan wrote:I'd save the money and put it to better use! :D


For that money you could get a double din head unit with GPS built in. You'd have a great sound system with a large screen plus a DVD player too. You wouldn't have to worry about bits stuck on your dash either.

R.
by roberte
Fri Feb 22, 2008 12:12 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Qualitat
Replies: 28
Views: 2751

by roberte
Fri Feb 22, 2008 12:01 pm
Forum: Club Events
Topic: Tezzaworld 1st anniversary meet
Replies: 112
Views: 10962

elexes wrote:just figured out that this is on mothersday. i cannot attend


Oh, bad choice of dates alright.

R.
by roberte
Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:32 pm
Forum: Club Events
Topic: Tezzaworld 1st anniversary meet
Replies: 112
Views: 10962

Hi,
For those of us who don't know Carlow, can anyone post up the location of the place we're meeting? GPS co-ordinates would be ideal. :)

R.
by roberte
Wed Feb 20, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: auction site acronyms?
Replies: 5
Views: 490

Re: auction site acronyms?

Anyone know what the following acronyms stand for when referring to the transmission type of a car? F5 F6 FA M6 Taken from IBCJapan I was told by the auction agent that F stands for Floor, as in some cars have a gear shift on the steering column, which is something else. i.e. FA is floor automatic ...
by roberte
Wed Feb 20, 2008 2:06 pm
Forum: Visual & Exterior section
Topic: Wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 2799

Dave McCann tyres in Clonsilla industrial estate thats were i got mine, maybe stick up some before and after pictures so we can check out how they turn out Here are the "before" shots: http://img207.imageshack.us/img207/1407/p2200008ot3.th.jpg http://img207.imageshack.us/img207/3402/p2200...
by roberte
Wed Feb 20, 2008 11:35 am
Forum: Visual & Exterior section
Topic: Wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 2799

Booked it in there tomorrow, €400 for the set. Thanks for that.

I also need to replace a pair of tyres soon. I see the Goodyear Eagle F1s are well recommended here. Anyone have a recommendation on where to get a good deal on these?

R.
by roberte
Tue Feb 19, 2008 12:04 pm
Forum: Visual & Exterior section
Topic: Wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 2799

Wheels

All four original alloys on the car are corroded and I was mulling over what to do with them. I was thinking about getting them re-finished (if possible) as I'm happy with the way they look, but I think I read somewhere here before that re-finishing them will loose the polished parts, i.e. they are ...
by roberte
Mon Feb 18, 2008 2:22 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: some nobhead!
Replies: 22
Views: 2087

When I had just imported the Altezza but didn't have it on the road yet, I was in the Irish Life car park driving the old car behind an astra. Just before the exit, the idiot in front braked, so I stopped, but then he threw his in reverse and flew into the front of me. I didn't have time to back awa...
by roberte
Sat Feb 16, 2008 10:57 am
Forum: I.C.E & Interior section
Topic: Reverse beeping.....
Replies: 11
Views: 1590

feeler wrote:i'm alway think to myself can you hear it out side the car?


If a car beeps in reverse, and no-one's around. Does it make a sound?

Not if you have a suitably loud exhaust. :)

R.
by roberte
Sat Feb 16, 2008 10:54 am
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Motorway competition
Replies: 12
Views: 1632

and im not just saying bout beemers, mainly happens at the toll bridge at Enfield The cops have noticed this too. Lately I've spotted umarked squad cars sitting the other side of the gates, pulling people who come tearing out. It's only a 80kmh speed limit until the road gets back to two lanes. R.
by roberte
Fri Feb 15, 2008 8:36 am
Forum: Where to buy??
Topic: flywheel for altezza
Replies: 23
Views: 3754

Ricey wrote:im thinkin the yoda one looks like
a good deal. What would you reccomend?

Thanks.


Yoda clutch good it is! Drift well it does! :D

But seriously, haven't a clue. A sport one came with mine, not sure what brand it is.

R.
by roberte
Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:02 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: ryanair car insurance
Replies: 26
Views: 2266

Ryanair car insurance? They won't insure your car, only one that's 50 miles away...

R.
by roberte
Wed Feb 13, 2008 7:59 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Oil change
Replies: 25
Views: 2567

Yep, one of the plastic variety.

R.
by roberte
Mon Feb 11, 2008 9:43 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Powersteering pumps!!!!!!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2343

Gerbo wrote:Never got diffin anyway always reminded me of this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoS-MCnTPtQ

[quote]
I was going to ask what was meant by "diffin," but that video explains it perfectly.. :)

R.

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