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Forum: Car Chat 05-20-15, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By nipponbird
In my valley the insurance don't pay out if...

In my valley the insurance don't pay out if you've left the keys in the car, haven't locked it and don't give comprehensive cover if you don't have a tracker installed and linked to the service...
Forum: Car Chat 05-15-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 845
Posted By nipponbird
Moderator edit - nipponbird please exit this...

Moderator edit - nipponbird please exit this thread. Don't need the personal insults to make your point
Forum: Car Chat 05-15-15, 12:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 845
Posted By nipponbird
What the blue banana says is what is sort of...

What the blue banana says is what is sort of common knowledge and again without Germany the banana is nothing. The bananas would have been besides the point if it hasn't been that Greece is not part...
Forum: Car Chat 05-14-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 845
Posted By nipponbird
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Government agency ODDY's warehouse in...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 05-14-15, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 941
Posted By nipponbird
Frame damage can show up much later, besides some...

Frame damage can show up much later, besides some shock in your drivetrain which depends on the selected gear you were in when hit from behind (the car moves forward in such a case and "wants" to...
Forum: Car Chat 05-14-15, 12:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 845
Posted By nipponbird
The Greek situation is unique and not to be...

The Greek situation is unique and not to be compared with for example Bulgaria etc. etc. as you say, but very little happens in Europe in isolation. Just as Greece has leaned heavily on the EU (and...
Forum: Car Chat 05-13-15, 11:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,246
Posted By nipponbird
Can set of a chain reaction, soon you'll have to...

Can set of a chain reaction, soon you'll have to replace the LS for a new RX (I understood it's getting seven seats). Then you can buy yourself an LFA to visit the moms of all your kids in the...
Forum: Car Chat 05-13-15, 11:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,246
Posted By nipponbird
I would be the last one to criticise German...

I would be the last one to criticise German sourced cars, but you'll seen see that Lexus doesn't give you the feeling that you're driving a car from another planet, engineered in a way which will...
Forum: Car Chat 05-13-15, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 845
Posted By nipponbird
Many moons ago, I started life as a language...

Many moons ago, I started life as a language teacher to pay for night classes and I was given the immigrant class. Of all the students I found the Greek kids the most well-mannered and hardworking....
Forum: Car Chat 05-13-15, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 845
Posted By nipponbird
Greece is on a downward spiral economically and...

Greece is on a downward spiral economically and politically, a very sad development as its people have always earned respect for their rich culture. Although Greece is of course far from an ex...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 05-12-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By nipponbird
Had the surprise crack on my RX350. No watertight...

Had the surprise crack on my RX350. No watertight explanation for it, I have a theory or two on it, but like any theory it has to be proved. My nightmare however, started with the replacement. Guy...
Forum: NX Models 05-12-15, 04:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,454
Posted By nipponbird
I cannot establish beyond doubt that Lexus says...

I cannot establish beyond doubt that Lexus says it is aimed at the female sector of the market. Manufacturers always try to hit as wide a sector of the market as possible. Conceding that it will fare...
Forum: RC - First Generation 05-11-15, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By nipponbird
I hate roof racks, but you get fancy stuff...

I hate roof racks, but you get fancy stuff nowadays for example, the bicycle is carried in an upright position with the wheels pointing skywards etc. etc., is that an option for your needs? (always...
Forum: RC - First Generation 05-11-15, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By nipponbird
I would also heed the manufacturers warning and...

I would also heed the manufacturers warning and leave a wide margin not even to place anything behind it, remotely resembling a tow hitch or a tow hitch carrier - has mostly to do with the design of...
Forum: NX Models 05-10-15, 01:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,454
Posted By nipponbird
Yes, a car is a machine in the first place and...

Yes, a car is a machine in the first place and actually has nothing to do with gender which is a human trait. Imagine the guys on the aircraft forums start a thread: "Is a Boeing 747 a girls plane?"
Forum: NX Models 05-09-15, 12:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,454
Posted By nipponbird
These designations are usually given to cars by...

These designations are usually given to cars by men who are very unsure about their masculanity. My favourite ride is a 4x4 truck besides my RX, but it never crossed my mind driving the truck will...
Forum: The Clubhouse 05-05-15, 12:38 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,909
Posted By nipponbird
A million years ago that you asked me about it....

A million years ago that you asked me about it. Have consumed several bottles since. They say there's no such thing as real whisky for a bargain, but "they" probably don't know about this one....
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-28-15, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By nipponbird
Recently bought door sill scuff plates for my new...

Recently bought door sill scuff plates for my new Ford Ranger T6 truck (yes we get them here) from Ford dealer. Paid through my neck, but afterwards had regrets for sticking them on. Why all the...
Forum: Car Chat 04-28-15, 02:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 814
Posted By nipponbird
I'm fully aware that this thread is not solely...

I'm fully aware that this thread is not solely focused on Chinese cars, but concerns Volvo which is about to shift production between countries with extremely different cultural outlooks.
I'm also...
Forum: Car Chat 04-27-15, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 814
Posted By nipponbird
Interesting that you mention the Lada Niva. Our...

Interesting that you mention the Lada Niva. Our experience with vehicles from Communist countries was always a dismal trip into unreliability, apart from the fact that technology sort of froze at the...
Forum: Car Chat 04-27-15, 07:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 814
Posted By nipponbird
Trust me Mike, they are. Few countries are as...

Trust me Mike, they are. Few countries are as spoilt for choice as this one as far as cars are concerned. A miniscule market in comparison with the USA, but every motoring manufacturers in the world...
Forum: Car Chat 04-26-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 814
Posted By nipponbird
You have no cars from China yet? They came here...

You have no cars from China yet? They came here in 2007 with a lot of differently named mini trucks from different manufacturers, but about all with Toyota 4Y based engines and previous generation...
Forum: The Clubhouse 04-24-15, 04:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By nipponbird
Great thing about Enzo was that he never said...

Great thing about Enzo was that he never said things that didn't make sense, unlike De Niro who shows his ignorance by having opinions over stuff like politics.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-24-15, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By nipponbird
I'm one of those that will rather take shrapnel...

I'm one of those that will rather take shrapnel than a scratch on my ride, but OK, it is not that bad, there are a lot of vids that will talk you through chip/scratch repair and if you have buckets...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-23-15, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By nipponbird
Thanks for pointing it out, but I'm aware of the...

Thanks for pointing it out, but I'm aware of the OP's needs. What goes for an engine oil cooler usually (pay attention to the "ususally") goes for a tranny oil cooler too.
I would like to know why...
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