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Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 10-23-15, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 905
Posted By nipponbird
Is it only audible when turning the steering?

Is it only audible when turning the steering?
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 10-22-15, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,877
Posted By nipponbird
Just keep in mind the 350 don't need cambelt...

Just keep in mind the 350 don't need cambelt replacement, which means a huge advantage.
Forum: Car Chat 10-21-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,660
Posted By nipponbird
Having been a keen biker in my day, I know the...

Having been a keen biker in my day, I know the type: In day to day life he is a Mr Nobody, but boy let him get behind the wheel than he is a Tiger tank driver and mostly he sees bikers as hooligans...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 10-15-15, 12:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,512
Posted By nipponbird
Sounds like what people did in the old days to...

Sounds like what people did in the old days to set the rear tyres a smoking on a Dodge Charger: hold the brake and step on the gas while suddenly releasing the brake pedal. Now you don't have to hold...
Forum: Car Chat 10-15-15, 12:04 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 21,774
Posted By nipponbird
Actually they have no excuse. It happened because...

Actually they have no excuse. It happened because they just couldn't care a damn. A sort of syndrome that sets in with most motoring manufacturers when they start believing they're successful.
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 10-13-15, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By nipponbird
Guess they got 'clever' like Ford and everybody...

Guess they got 'clever' like Ford and everybody else and made it impossible for you to reach anyone in a position of authority.
The system has been altered thus that your complaint reaches some low...
Forum: Car Chat 10-13-15, 11:23 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 21,774
Posted By nipponbird
Difficult to believe the straight laced Germans...

Difficult to believe the straight laced Germans will lend themselves to such practices.
Of course it is the exception in Third World countries if someone doesn't put his job on the line in order to...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 10-13-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,512
Posted By nipponbird
I don't know in the case of your car as I cannot...

I don't know in the case of your car as I cannot vouch for US-specced models, but it should come into operation if you lift your foot from the accelerator on a steep downhill gradient and if it has...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 10-11-15, 06:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,512
Posted By nipponbird
I'm the kinda guy who parks a million miles away...

I'm the kinda guy who parks a million miles away from other cars, for fear of some fat head giving me a door dent, I wash of the tiniest spot of bird dropping as soon as possible and I clean the...
Forum: Car Chat 10-11-15, 02:26 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 21,774
Posted By nipponbird
The possibility cannot be ruled out that other...

The possibility cannot be ruled out that other motoring manufacturers do it too.
Forum: Car Chat 10-09-15, 04:58 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 21,774
Posted By nipponbird
Most sources give the number of Americans who can...

Most sources give the number of Americans who can trace German ancestry as 60%. Why somebody will want to portray a highly civilised nation as the Halloween costume suggests, is really making a...
Forum: Car Chat 10-06-15, 12:20 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 21,774
Posted By nipponbird
The VW Bug was unashamedly a copy of the Czech...

The VW Bug was unashamedly a copy of the Czech TATRA 570 and their silence on this is deafening, maybe sins like that have a way of riding you.
But on the other hand your sins can save you, they...
Forum: Car Chat 10-04-15, 03:57 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 21,774
Posted By nipponbird
VW is to Germans far more than an auto...

VW is to Germans far more than an auto manufacturer, it is part of their postwar culture and it will take something like a replacement of the German ownership to kill the brand.
Then of course...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 08-27-15, 02:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By nipponbird
Agree, leak stopper is something you use when...

Agree, leak stopper is something you use when your radiator starts leaking on a rainy night in the Australian Outback. It addresses the symptoms and not the cause.
Rip that radiator out and replace...
Forum: Car Chat 08-13-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 836
Posted By nipponbird
They take the word "law-abiding" to new levels....

They take the word "law-abiding" to new levels. One keep on wondering there if a cop doesn't die of boredom - but apparently they pass the time of day eye-balling their share of boat people.
Forum: Car Chat 08-12-15, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 836
Posted By nipponbird
I can imagine that the Germans would dream up...

I can imagine that the Germans would dream up something like that, because there are very few things they haven't thought about to prevent something untowards happening. Sort of make it boring if you...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-01-15, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,213
Posted By nipponbird
No problem friend, the forty years I've spent...

No problem friend, the forty years I've spent with cars taught me that you can't make a compromise with machinery and the only way is blood sweat and tears if you want to enjoy a nice drive.
Enough...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 07-31-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,213
Posted By nipponbird
I would've resorted to welding if I had crash...

I would've resorted to welding if I had crash landed in the middle of the Sahara and the car was given to me by a well-meaning Berber to get me to the nearest town 500 miles away (and preferably I'd...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 07-31-15, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By nipponbird
I'm trying to read between the lines to see why...

I'm trying to read between the lines to see why you find Castrol Magnatec a sort of exception, as it is well-known in Australia, South Africa etc. and very popular. Is it "new" in the US?
Forum: Car Chat 07-27-15, 03:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By nipponbird
There can only be one reason why Diesels are not...

There can only be one reason why Diesels are not offered in the US by Toyota: They consider it not a profitable option.
Your question what they do offer in other markets:...
Forum: Car Chat 07-19-15, 05:53 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,018
Posted By nipponbird
I thought it was the gatehouse - would be...

I thought it was the gatehouse - would be interesting what MM thought it was ........:D:D

AWD or part time 4X4 only makes sense if you will really need it, otherwise you can pay up to 10USD - K...
Forum: Car Chat 07-17-15, 01:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,363
Posted By nipponbird
One cannot always agree with Jeremy Clarkson, but...

One cannot always agree with Jeremy Clarkson, but when he said you can't be real petrol head if you don't like an Alfa, I fully agreed.
Forum: Car Chat 07-17-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,018
Posted By nipponbird
My apologies, on rereading the original post...

My apologies, on rereading the original post (second one) I realised I've missed that Kahuna chose the RWD.
Forum: Car Chat 07-17-15, 12:14 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,018
Posted By nipponbird
Think you'll enjoy every second behind the wheel...

Think you'll enjoy every second behind the wheel of that cool ride. Tell us about the 4X4 system, guess it is from another planet - haven't checked it out on the net, but Jeep usually put some to die...
Forum: Car Chat 06-27-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,583
Posted By nipponbird
We're off-topic, but no, they submitted tenders...

We're off-topic, but no, they submitted tenders for contracts quite feverishly and did their best to outbid BMW, Krupp and what not.
Back to the present and I would say all motoring manufacturers,...
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