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Forum: General chatter Yesterday, 21:17
Replies: 13
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Posted By Mister Towed
Well this is weird, the ends of the posts seem to...

Well this is weird, the ends of the posts seem to be dropping of when we hadn't finished what we were
Forum: General chatter Yesterday, 19:42
Replies: 13
Views: 239
Posted By Mister Towed
All the more reason to have a dashcam. I got...

All the more reason to have a dashcam. I got mine after someone swerved into me on a roundabout. He was alongside/behind in the lane to my right and his nearside front tyre hit my offside rear...
Forum: General chatter Yesterday, 19:15
Replies: 13
Views: 239
Posted By Mister Towed
The Highway code at least clearly states that the...

The Highway code at least clearly states that the new priorities don't remove the need for everyone to drive/ride/walk/pogo stick sensibly.

My worry is that quite a lot of the militant 'cycling...
Forum: General chatter 24th January 2022, 20:03
Replies: 13
Views: 239
Posted By Mister Towed
Thanks for sharing those youtube clips, Kon, he...

Thanks for sharing those youtube clips, Kon, he does explain things pretty well. He also clearly states where there is some severe and quite dangerous ambiguity regarding pedestrians' rights where...
Forum: General chatter 22nd January 2022, 12:19
Replies: 13
Views: 239
Posted By Mister Towed
The way I understand it is that drivers have a...

The way I understand it is that drivers have a legal obligation to look out for pedestrians but pedestrians are only advised to look out for vehicles. The details indicate that drivers need to give...
Forum: General chatter 22nd January 2022, 09:54
Replies: 13
Views: 239
Posted By Mister Towed
Highway Code Changes from 29/01/2022

I have just discovered that the UK Highway Code is changing from next Saturday, which is something that hasn't been publicised very well.

The changes aren't explained too clearly online (see...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 12th January 2022, 08:05
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By Mister Towed
Okay, I'm liking your thinking on the Maserati as...

Okay, I'm liking your thinking on the Maserati as I'm quote prone to buying things just because I want to myself.

I also hadn't realised that Overfinch seem to have gone from a high performance...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th January 2022, 20:36
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By Mister Towed
Okay, if taste is no barrier, how about one of...

Okay, if taste is no barrier, how about one of these -

https://www.overfinch.com/models/range-rover-evoque-modified-by-overfinch/
Forum: General chatter 9th January 2022, 18:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
I love those little three-wheelers, they're great...

I love those little three-wheelers, they're great for getting stuff delivered down the narrow back streets in Italian towns and cities and they'd definitely work for short hop deliveries in our towns...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 9th January 2022, 10:55
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By Mister Towed
Ha ha, you can actually get four people sitting...

Ha ha, you can actually get four people sitting comfortably on a Sidewinder as it's three metres long. It helps in the comfort stakes if you wear padded cycling shorts.

You just have to hang on...
Forum: General chatter 9th January 2022, 10:51
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
Yep, so an 80 mile range is completely...

Yep, so an 80 mile range is completely indadequate for 99% of delivery drivers.

The issues with commercial vehicles and EV power really are weight and space. In order to put enough batteries in...
Forum: General chatter 8th January 2022, 14:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
Scroll forward to 52mins 30secs for a Shelby...

Scroll forward to 52mins 30secs for a Shelby Mustang vs G-Wiz drag race...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neUi37CLIFI
Forum: General chatter 8th January 2022, 14:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
It's a dedicated EV series of 5th Gear called 5th...

It's a dedicated EV series of 5th Gear called 5th Gear Recharged. It's on Quest (Freeview ch.12) at 6pm this evening (Saturday) if you wanted to watch one.

According to the experts at VW and...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th January 2022, 10:43
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By Mister Towed
Here you go: no roof, way more than 500hp and a...

Here you go: no roof, way more than 500hp and a lot faster than the Bentley -

https://i.ibb.co/KjvrrGz/Screenshot-2022-01-08-10-39-32.png
Forum: General chatter 8th January 2022, 10:27
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
Ha ha, I do speak a bit of French myself - know...

Ha ha, I do speak a bit of French myself - know thine enemy is my mantra - and it came in quite handy for a bit of entente cordiale when I found myself working alongside a Squadron of Mirages in the...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 7th January 2022, 08:58
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By Mister Towed
Aha! I knew social media would be useful for...

Aha! I knew social media would be useful for something :)
Forum: General chatter 7th January 2022, 08:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
What a good idea, wish I'd thought of it! ...

What a good idea, wish I'd thought of it!

The low power output of a lamp-post charger won't be an issue for most people who can leave their car to charge overnight.

The power supply...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 6th January 2022, 19:42
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By Mister Towed
You can put things on ebay with both auction bids...

You can put things on ebay with both auction bids and a buy it now price.

Set the reserve at the minimum you'll take for them and the buy it now option will remain active until the reserve is met,...
Forum: General chatter 6th January 2022, 19:35
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
At the dawn of motoring, in addition to electric,...

At the dawn of motoring, in addition to electric, steam and gasoline autocarriages, gas powered machines were also quite popular.

In cities and larger towns, unscrupulous Terry Thomas type...
Forum: General chatter 6th January 2022, 13:24
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
Ahh, yes, depreciation. That's traditionally the...

Ahh, yes, depreciation. That's traditionally the biggest expense in motoring.

I did leave that out due to my preferred way of keeping it to a minimum for our daily drivers, which is to buy the...
Forum: General chatter 6th January 2022, 09:26
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
Morning JG, I should probably come clean and...

Morning JG, I should probably come clean and admit that I really like the idea of running an EV and something like a Renault Zoe would definitely work for both my wife and I if the charging...
Forum: General chatter 5th January 2022, 20:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
Coincidentally I've had two relevant 'incidents'...

Coincidentally I've had two relevant 'incidents' today:

My car broke down. Well, more precisely, it wouldn't start. I'd driven it to a place about half a mile from home to pick up some stuff...
Forum: General chatter 5th January 2022, 09:32
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
There's another issue with running an EV for many...

There's another issue with running an EV for many people which was created by Tony Blair's Government in the early 2000's, and that is the restriction on parking spaces for new build homes.

In...
Forum: General chatter 2nd January 2022, 19:35
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
Lengthy queues and charger rage were my thinking...

Lengthy queues and charger rage were my thinking too, which is why I suggested that a 60 mile round trip will be about the limit for the Honda e. During the video there are a couple of occasions...
Forum: General chatter 2nd January 2022, 13:02
Replies: 30
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister Towed
Fascinating video which really shows that EV...

Fascinating video which really shows that EV battery range and both charger availability and reliability will need to improve massively before you can realistically undertake a lengthy road trip in a...
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