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Forum: The Clubhouse 10-27-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,391
Posted By nipponbird
No reason for sweating. Obama said everything...

No reason for sweating. Obama said everything will be taken care off, soon people will ask: 'Ebola?? What's that'? and in Africa everybody will sit around the fire singing 'The lion sleeps tonight'...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-23-14, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By nipponbird
Maybe Africa teaches you to be wary. Somewhere...

Maybe Africa teaches you to be wary. Somewhere there's a snake in the grass. Are you sure you're not going to trade your Bible for an almanac? Sorry for all the idiomatic stuff, but keep you're eyes...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-23-14, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By nipponbird
If the front tyres are showing the signs the you...

If the front tyres are showing the signs the you mention strad, they're not young anymore and the rear tyres will most probably have seen some action as well. Let mama put new ones on the back as...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-23-14, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By nipponbird
Well gfietz, welcome to CL from this side. Keep...

Well gfietz, welcome to CL from this side. Keep us posted, that's how we learn about our rides.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-22-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By nipponbird
Bleeding the brakes sounds like a very good idea....

Bleeding the brakes sounds like a very good idea. The question still remains where has the brake fluid gone? No, such thing as magic on something mechanical, somewhere you have a slow leak. For that...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-21-14, 11:02 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 30,709
Posted By nipponbird
A bone chilling thought, to think your 2007 RX...

A bone chilling thought, to think your 2007 RX can spill all the expensive synthetic oil you've put in and your engine might be a piece of scrap metal. Lexus admits by implication that the rubber oil...
Forum: The Clubhouse 10-18-14, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By nipponbird
I've just marked 300 university first year...

I've just marked 300 university first year English Language assignments on sign analysis. Just think how these kids could've scored on this one regarding concepts like connotation, denotation,...
Forum: GX - First Generation 10-17-14, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,565
Posted By nipponbird
Why are garages and parking spaces always...

Why are garages and parking spaces always designed by people who have never seen a car before?
Forum: The Clubhouse 10-13-14, 01:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,391
Posted By nipponbird
Colonialism was at a time blamed for everything...

Colonialism was at a time blamed for everything that went wrong in Africa, but go to the DRC for example and you will see that the railway lines laid by the Belgians in the times this was a Belgian...
Forum: The Clubhouse 10-11-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,391
Posted By nipponbird
Africa is a perfect example that if law and order...

Africa is a perfect example that if law and order goes down the drain, the results are horrific: diseases like Ebola, eight year old kids walking around with AK47's, corruption as a culture, hunger...
Forum: The Clubhouse 10-10-14, 12:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,391
Posted By nipponbird
What is Africa else, but a sort of paradise on...

What is Africa else, but a sort of paradise on earth with intoxicating weather and natural wonders that flips your mind. Every time I survived the long and tiring flight from Frankfurt I've felt like...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-07-14, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By nipponbird
A Lexus will light up a million warning lights...

A Lexus will light up a million warning lights for you, if the alternator is going south. I would've dashed out long ago to buy a new battery. If they get long in the tooth, batteries develop...
Forum: The Clubhouse 10-06-14, 01:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,391
Posted By nipponbird
The fact that you have the virus right there in...

The fact that you have the virus right there in the US, is a symptom of a much bigger sickness (really no pun intended). This sickness is the misconception that you can solve Africa's problems by...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-27-14, 04:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,926
Posted By nipponbird
Snow is something your grandmother might have...

Snow is something your grandmother might have seen where I stay (not that South Africa don't get snow, but I'm in the northern parts where the platinum is mined for your emission cats), so I cannot...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-25-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By nipponbird
When I got my second gen RX350, the only workshop...

When I got my second gen RX350, the only workshop manual I could source was the Highlander/RX300/330 Haynes. According to this manual, you have to remove the sides haft, by loosening the the...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-24-14, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By nipponbird
I assume you have changed the diff oil at the...

I assume you have changed the diff oil at the same time. Not impossible that a service guy overfilled the diff at some service and the pressure is still too high, hence the oil sweat. I'm glad that...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-19-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By nipponbird
A diff breather valve is usually installed at the...

A diff breather valve is usually installed at the highest point of the diff, in other words on top, to serve as a vent for a release of gasses caused from heat. It can get blocked if the vehicle is...
Forum: The Clubhouse 08-12-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 978
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, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
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, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
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, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
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, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
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, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,051
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, 07:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,595
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, 01:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,595
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?...
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