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    06-11-18, 12:18
    In simple terms I just do not believe that a sealed LED headlight costs anything like £1,000 to produce, ship, store and install. I also do not...
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    06-11-18, 11:12
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    One of those "harmless gases" was Carbon Dioxide which we now know isn't so harmless.
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    06-11-18, 09:59
    The motor manufacturers are taking the mickie! They, or some of them, cheat emissions testing, make it close to impossible to diagnose faults without...
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    05-11-18, 22:17
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    That would be the Philosopher's stone Jim. There is no way to turn CO into water except by photosynthesis and catalytic converters don't do that,...
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    05-11-18, 13:11
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    I think you will find that tyre pressure is also a factor in the area of the contact patch. Wider tyres tending to run at higher pressures than...
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    05-11-18, 09:52
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    The M6 and the M25 hardly tax the grip of a set of tyres now do they? Most people will back off on a bend long before grip limits are even...
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    04-11-18, 22:14
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    Reduce the mass of the car and you can reduce the power required to accelerate it, the size of the brakes required to stop it and the width of the...
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    04-11-18, 12:46
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    Do you seriously expect any politician to understand something that involves more than choice between A and B? Experience suggests that the majority...
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    04-11-18, 10:53
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    What money, only requires some legislation to encourage new car buyers to go lighter, anyway it would be good to put some pressure on the...
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    04-11-18, 10:48
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    Needs brave action by the EU to legislate for less mass and greater fuel efficiency on a year by year basis. If the EU started it others would follow.
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    03-11-18, 12:37
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    I recall that in the 1970s cars in the USA were less efficient, in terms of MPG, because the emissions control equipment required a percentage of the...
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    03-11-18, 12:06
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    Legislators need to be held accountable for their actions when in government. If it is later shown that their misguided actions caused harm the could...
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    03-11-18, 11:58
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    Clobbering is a bit harsh in some respects. Government has few real options; Taxation, an outright ban, other legislation. Contrary to popular...
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    03-11-18, 10:52
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    Apparently not Jim "These catalysts are not active for NOx reduction because any reductant present would react first with the high concentration of...
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    01-11-18, 21:39
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    I am somewhat concerned that nobody is prepared to accept that: 1. We have to start somewhere and, given the actions of some manufacturers, Diesel...
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    01-11-18, 11:21
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    Jim, the problem with Diesel over Petrol isn't Carbon Dioxide but Nitrogen Oxides, the former is a greenhouse gas and the latter a precursor to acid...
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    26-10-18, 21:04
    GeoffR replied to a thread Electrical Gremlins in General Chat
    WD40 seems to be just about everybody's solution for just about everything. Hard to believe it actually has a design purpose, it is a Water...
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    26-10-18, 09:35
    GeoffR replied to a thread Minor Prang in General Chat
    It is possible that the door frame is distorted, in which case the car will be a write-off because the frame cannot be repaired. Get it checked...
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    25-10-18, 17:18
    GeoffR replied to a thread Electrical Gremlins in General Chat
    Just as bad where locks are concerned, great for door seals etc.
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    25-10-18, 17:15
    GeoffR replied to a thread Electrical Gremlins in General Chat
    I will be happy to do so when I have access to my supplies of lubricants, it is not something I use very often.
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    25-10-18, 16:07
    GeoffR replied to a thread Electrical Gremlins in General Chat
    Tim, locks should NEVER be lubricated with WD40, it attracts dust and muck. Always lubricate a lock with a dry film lubricant.
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    25-10-18, 16:01
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    So let's all stop breathing and save the planet!
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    24-10-18, 21:51
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    OK I'll fix that, put in a proper junction and move the second (half) roundabout North. Trouble is that the new Waitrose would have to go because I...
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    24-10-18, 18:47
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    Who ever designed the Watford ring road had no concept of traffic management! There is one set of lights that is phased to deliver its traffic onto a...
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    21-10-18, 20:56
    GeoffR replied to a thread Diesel Gate in General Chat
    If you have no intention of driving in city centres there is no reason not to drive a Diesel if that is what you want.
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    21-10-18, 10:29
    GeoffR replied to a thread PT Cruiser 2007 diesel in General Chat
    I drove a hired PT Cruiser some years back, I wouldn't advise buying one however low the price.
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