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Forum: Automobiles 25 April 2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 47,156
Posted By dave748
Yep, leave it alone until it breaks. Then while...

Yep, leave it alone until it breaks. Then while you're replacing the belt, you can replace the valves that have hit the pistons, as well as the pistons that were hit by the valves. This is assuming...
Forum: Automobiles 25 April 2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 86,574
Posted By dave748
I learnt to drive in a manual, got my license in...

I learnt to drive in a manual, got my license in a manual, my first car was a manual, a column shift, as was my third, a floor shift, fourth, back to the column. My second, fifth and sixth, and my...
Forum: Fauxtography 14 February 2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,494
Posted By dave748
deffinately staged

An AWD turns the rear wheels as well as the front wheels when driven. A 4WD drives either the rear in 2WD mode or front and rear in 4WD mode. The rears are strapped down to the towbar and don't turn,...
Forum: Automobiles 18 October 2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 49,074
Posted By dave748
In Australia, cars don't have gas caps, unless a...

In Australia, cars don't have gas caps, unless a car is fueled by LPG. We have petrol caps. Where are the petrol caps on my cars, BMW - RHS, Charger - centre of rear panel above number plate, Model A...
Forum: Legal Affairs 01 August 2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 30,099
Posted By dave748
The main point is not what chemical you have but...

The main point is not what chemical you have but the amount that you have. If you have a bottle or two of ammonia, iodine or whatever, no problem. If you have a few hundred gallons of it, and aren't...
Forum: Automobiles 22 July 2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 35,743
Posted By dave748
loopholes

In Victoria, the loopholes are avoided by having both a capacity/weight ratio as well as a kW/weight ratio, the kW/weight ratio eliminates the small capacity turbo high Kw cars such as WRX's etc. The...
Forum: Fauxtography 15 March 2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,000
Posted By dave748
There is also a clip of the Renault team playing...

There is also a clip of the Renault team playing queens "we are the champions" after winning the world constructors championship. It's not a big deal considering F1 have used computers on cars for...
Forum: Automobiles 08 March 2007, 06:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 257,126
Posted By dave748
But why not use the spare key, which would be...

But why not use the spare key, which would be smaller than a tennis ball, or that just a bit too easy?
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 27 January 2007, 04:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 134,326
Posted By dave748
I must be the old fashioned type. I don't own a...

I must be the old fashioned type. I don't own a dryer but let the sun do it for me, which really debunks the towel theory, for me anyway, because I don't think hanging a dry towel beside my wet...
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 27 January 2007, 03:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 43,988
Posted By dave748
How do you do a comparison if you have no ring...

How do you do a comparison if you have no ring finger? All my fingers are intact, but I used to work with a man without a ring finger.
Forum: Military 12 January 2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,066
Posted By dave748
All this reminds me of the ADF and the stars ...

All this reminds me of the ADF and the stars
The RAN navigate by them, the army sleep under them, and the RAAF judge their hotels by them.:lol:
Forum: Trivia 11 January 2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 245,462
Posted By dave748
not in Australia, it's actually a 50mm x 100mm...

not in Australia, it's actually a 50mm x 100mm (1.97 x 3.94), unless you can find a sawmill willing to do a custom cut of wood for you at 2" x 4" (50.8mm x 101.6mm).

didn't need to be told this. I...
Forum: Trivia 11 January 2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 87,648
Posted By dave748
Ummm, if its facts about the 50 states, isn't...

Ummm, if its facts about the 50 states, isn't Washington D.C. in Virginia and not a separate state, or am I miss understanding something about D.C. (genuine question)
Forum: Urban Legends 08 January 2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 92,452
Posted By dave748
When I worked as a barman in West Oz I had US...

When I worked as a barman in West Oz I had US service personel say how big Texas is, then I explained how big Western Australia is. The bar was on the RAAF base. I also had one not well informed...
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