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Forum: The Clubhouse 08-12-14, 01:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 886
Posted By nipponbird
The thing is that these kids have no real...

The thing is that these kids have no real challenges anymore. Us baby boomers still had things like the possibility of joining the Rhodesian Army and the golden generation had some fun at Stalingrad,...
Forum: Car Chat 07-26-14, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By nipponbird
I know Audi is terrific. Will always see them in...

I know Audi is terrific. Will always see them in my mind's eye on the low bed train trucks on their way out of Ingolstadt in heavy snow. All with bibs covering the roof and windows. What the use of...
Forum: The Clubhouse 07-24-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By nipponbird
I can think of a lot of female leads that can do...

I can think of a lot of female leads that can do better than the Diaz woman in that role. Hasn't she also join the choir of Hollywood actors that know more about politics than a Harvard Political...
Forum: Car Chat 07-24-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By nipponbird
All the slogans nowadays from car manufacturers,...

All the slogans nowadays from car manufacturers, like "Wir leben Autos" and everything else on those lines, probably goes in at one ear and out the other, but the one hype Lexus had which is actually...
Forum: Car Chat 07-24-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By nipponbird
I also got the impression that the STi driver was...

I also got the impression that the STi driver was catching up on some lost sleep.
Forum: The Clubhouse 07-04-14, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 903
Posted By nipponbird
Really not waste it on home improvements, usually...

Really not waste it on home improvements, usually just a money pit and actually rather an improvement on your own prison. This is the time I'll buy an air ticket to a way out destiny like Madagaskar....
Forum: Car Chat 06-18-14, 06:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,510
Posted By nipponbird
Some of the posts there is a bit depressing. Glad...

Some of the posts there is a bit depressing. Glad that you don't see it that way, I don't want to see GM going down, too many happy memories from building Corvair engines for my "test mule" a VW...
Forum: Car Chat 06-18-14, 12:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,510
Posted By nipponbird
What would the future be then. Will a day come...

What would the future be then. Will a day come when people look curiously at you when they read these posts or is GM the walking dead, staggering on from the maddening effects of the Obama injection?...
Forum: Car Chat 06-17-14, 12:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,510
Posted By nipponbird
Yes, much of it is in the mind. Alfa Romeos from...

Yes, much of it is in the mind. Alfa Romeos from '79 to '84 had a reputation for poor reliability, especially the ones assembled here. If it broke down you said to yourself: 'yes it is typically...
Forum: Car Chat 06-16-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,510
Posted By nipponbird
Hasn't GM provided an income to thousands of...

Hasn't GM provided an income to thousands of employees directly or indirectly over several generations, helped the US to win two world wars and earned the US several billion in exports (paid taxes on...
Forum: Car Chat 06-16-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,510
Posted By nipponbird
Isn't Americans a bit too critical on their own...

Isn't Americans a bit too critical on their own cars? Of course the Germans and the Japanese know you can't sell poor quality in the US and they paid a lot of attention to reliability to "conquer"...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-14-14, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,107
Posted By nipponbird
Don't worry mate, after a good night's rest...

Don't worry mate, after a good night's rest you'll hit the right button there. Guys tackling those kind of jobs get to solve the problem and learn something in the process. The alternative is to sit...
Forum: Car Chat 06-14-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,510
Posted By nipponbird
GM made cars in their lifetime which are right up...

GM made cars in their lifetime which are right up there on the wall with the world's legends. Some are very controversial like Ed Cole's Corvair, but even that is a car that the world would have been...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-14-14, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,107
Posted By nipponbird
It didn't have the clunking noise with the...

It didn't have the clunking noise with the previous pads and rotor setup?
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-13-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,555
Posted By nipponbird
I had a look at the threads relating to Canadian...

I had a look at the threads relating to Canadian sourced RX's as opposed to Japanese sourced RX's. but can't find a direct answer. I see you guys get RX's from Canada (also from Japan), whilst the...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 06-13-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By nipponbird
You still have nothing much to worry about. You...

You still have nothing much to worry about. You don't do mountain passes I suppose. Strain on the trans is also mostly when you tackle a very steep incline from standstill. My word of caution has...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-12-14, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By nipponbird
Elia you got me confused here, how can you have...

Elia you got me confused here, how can you have low quality fuel if your Cabinda province is floating on oil? OK, on a more serious note. if you still have a choice to fill up with a leaded (or...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 06-12-14, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By nipponbird
The RX350 has the knack to tow something if it...

The RX350 has the knack to tow something if it doesn't exists. Just keep an eye on the trans oil temp warning light, but that shouldn't be much of a concern if you have the larger trans cooler...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-12-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By nipponbird
Brake feel has much to do with the transfer of...

Brake feel has much to do with the transfer of fluid (or rather the ability of the fluid to transfer pressure). Check your master cylinder and your calipers. I personally would suspect the master...
Forum: Car Chat 06-11-14, 02:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,214
Posted By nipponbird
Talking Blue collar kids sometimes are better judges of...

Blue collar kids sometimes are better judges of what is good or not good than college kids. At least the Vette was never a candidate for the "World's Worse Cars" like the '74 Jaguar XJ.
Forum: Car Chat 06-10-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,359
Posted By nipponbird
The main reason (or at least an important one) to...

The main reason (or at least an important one) to go for more cylinders is piston weight. For argument sake, you can have an engine with a single cylinder and 2 liter capacity with wonderful torque...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-08-14, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By nipponbird
"Can you afford not to drive a Lexus?" Must give...

"Can you afford not to drive a Lexus?" Must give it to Lexus, they had a point with that hype.
Forum: Car Chat 06-08-14, 12:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,214
Posted By nipponbird
I was looking at the pic of the interior to see...

I was looking at the pic of the interior to see if it still oozes British class, but I suppose all things change. Maybe Ratan likes the more Bollywood look.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 06-04-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,826
Posted By nipponbird
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/car-chat/736472-of...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/car-chat/736472-of-mice-and-men.html
I actually opened the above thread a while ago and posted about the moth repellent (not mothballs, the one you hang in wardrobes)...
Forum: Car Chat 06-04-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 802
Posted By nipponbird
Just something to have your stress levels in the...

Just something to have your stress levels in the red, I contemplated many remedies like for example, a sort of electronic field around my RX to repel shopping carts, but the real origin of this sort...
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