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Forum: User's rides 12-02-2016, 02:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 22,891
Posted By Clivey
So, after seeing a few old members post on...

So, after seeing a few old members post on Facebook, I thought I'd check in and see how everyone's doing! Even though I do log-in from time to time, It seems quite a bit has changed.

Congrats...
Forum: General Automotive 08-23-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 42,669
Posted By Clivey
You've missed the point. - Why not spend some of...

You've missed the point. - Why not spend some of the time and effort we use to obsessively scrutinise every last aspect of cars to make a bigger difference in making food production less destructive...
Forum: General Automotive 08-23-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 42,669
Posted By Clivey
All well and good...but what proportion of...

All well and good...but what proportion of pollution is actually caused by privately owned motor vehicles? It's not as high as you thought, is it?

So why do governments seemingly spend most of the...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 08-22-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,256
Posted By Clivey
That's a pretty damn big ugly stick they've hit...

That's a pretty damn big ugly stick they've hit it with. As a 1st gen owner, there's no way I'd buy a new C4 / DS4.
Forum: General Automotive 08-22-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 275,958
Posted By Clivey
I played with all my models as a kid, regardless...

I played with all my models as a kid, regardless of how much they cost (some were £50+)...I was just careful with the expensive ones.

It's the same with cars. - Proportionally, my BMW probably...
Forum: General Automotive 08-20-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 275,958
Posted By Clivey
In that case, "strange" must be common around...

In that case, "strange" must be common around these parts because I was exactly the same. My collection's sadly been relegated to the loft these days since getting my own house. - I don't have a...
Forum: General Automotive 03-27-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 275,958
Posted By Clivey
I think you know the answer to that... ...

I think you know the answer to that...

http://images.wikia.com/dragonball/images/0/0a/I_don't_want_to_live_on_this_planet_anymore.jpg
Forum: Miscellaneous 03-27-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8,036
Views: 1,214,898
Posted By Clivey
They can nudge 40MPG on the Motorway...(the...

They can nudge 40MPG on the Motorway...(the facelift 330i is actually better than the smaller cars due to having a 6th gear). You can also buy them for not a lot of money now - so compared to a new...
Forum: Miscellaneous 03-26-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8,036
Views: 1,214,898
Posted By Clivey
What you need is an E46 3-Series. ;)

What you need is an E46 3-Series. ;)
Forum: General Automotive 03-23-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 42,669
Posted By Clivey
OK; I thought I'd better make sure I was...

OK; I thought I'd better make sure I was interpreting you correctly.



At least in the US, citizens have freedom of speech. Have you read Nineteen Eighty Four? Here, we're not too far off...
Forum: General Automotive 03-22-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 42,669
Posted By Clivey
When I say "Europe"; I'm primarily talking about...

When I say "Europe"; I'm primarily talking about France, Spain, Holland, Germany. What specifically were you referring to?
Forum: User's rides 03-22-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,310
Posted By Clivey
http://cdn.styleforum.net/9/97/97fb185e_05432796_m...

http://cdn.styleforum.net/9/97/97fb185e_05432796_mother-of-god-super-troopers.jpeg

That is absolutely awe-inspiring! What a car! :eek::D
Forum: General Automotive 03-22-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,902
Posted By Clivey
Hey; long time, no speak. It's not nice to hear...

Hey; long time, no speak. It's not nice to hear about damage caused by careless idiots...but you have a new Merc?
Forum: General Automotive 03-22-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 42,669
Posted By Clivey
Correct. In addition, more complexity = more...

Correct. In addition, more complexity = more expense. A new VW Golf 2.0TDI (c150 HP) is c£25,000 / $38,000 USD here and generally diesels are £'000s more than their petrol equivalents. You have to be...
Forum: General Automotive 03-21-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 42,669
Posted By Clivey
They still won't. - All that will happen is the...

They still won't. - All that will happen is the Government will increase fuel tax to match your reduced consumption. You'll not pay less for long because politicians need those tax dollars to spend...
Forum: General Automotive 03-21-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,902
Posted By Clivey
This thread has hit a nerve with me. In June '09,...

This thread has hit a nerve with me. In June '09, my C4 was vandalised by some degenerate just after I'd spend hours washing & polishing it. - They used a blade all down one side (necessitating the...
Forum: Miscellaneous 05-01-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 177,111
Posted By Clivey
After a 300 mile Motorway trip in the C4, fully...

After a 300 mile Motorway trip in the C4, fully loaded with 5 people and 3 suitcases, I averaged 48 MPG UK or 40 MPG US driving at 70 MPH. It really could do with a 6th gear though.

The BMW is...
Forum: General Automotive 04-12-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 275,958
Posted By Clivey
...unless it has really tight width restrictors....

...unless it has really tight width restrictors. ;)
Forum: General Automotive 04-12-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 275,958
Posted By Clivey
Generally, I wholeheartedly agree with your...

Generally, I wholeheartedly agree with your point...however although your examples are indeed both coupés, they're not the same "kind" of car and not really that comparable. Comparing the A110 to a...
Forum: Multimedia 03-30-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 28,385
Posted By Clivey
I know; try finding just about any unmolested...

I know; try finding just about any unmolested 90's Japanese performance cars. It's depressing. :(
Forum: General Automotive 03-30-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 275,958
Posted By Clivey
Opel / Vauxhall are only failing due to the...

Opel / Vauxhall are only failing due to the "unique" way GM calculates it's finances...
Forum: Multimedia 03-28-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 28,385
Posted By Clivey
It makes me laugh that due to the relative...

It makes me laugh that due to the relative affordability, there are more muscle, sports and supercars on US roads, yet some tools are still stealing Civics. Must be the image...
...
Forum: Multimedia 03-26-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 28,385
Posted By Clivey
Maybe not...but you CAN'T buy a 6-cylinder...

Maybe not...but you CAN'T buy a 6-cylinder Mustang, can you?

...unless you're a hairdresser. :D

In all seriousness, the best-selling Genesis in Europe will be the four-cylinder. The extra...
Forum: General Automotive 03-25-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,222
Posted By Clivey
You've obviously not seen the one in the C5. ;)...

You've obviously not seen the one in the C5. ;) (It works really well - even better than the "mark 1" version as fitted to my car.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_hKqjpmgCo



:D Being a...
Forum: General Automotive 03-25-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 275,958
Posted By Clivey
Endorsing making fuel expensive through tax is...

Endorsing making fuel expensive through tax is completely insane. You only have to live in this country to realise that (over 70% of the cost of fuel is tax - they even put sales tax (VAT) ON TOP of...
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