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by Doggy
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mondeo 2.0/2,2 tdci
Replies: 45
Views: 2137

Re: Mondeo 2.0/2,2 tdci

The worst thing about it so far honestly is that nobody lets you out at any junction, or extends any courtesy to you in any form. My indicators work and are used - a lot - and I do let people out at junctions, move into the right lane to let people out of petrol stations beside dual-carriageway roa...
by Doggy
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2241
Views: 134854

Re: and today i have mostly been...

Sorry to hear that Steve, it's always hard but deep down you know when it's time.
Doesn't make it any easier though.
Feel for you.
by Doggy
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: 2.0. v 2.2 Hdi engines.
Replies: 17
Views: 1046

Re: 2.0. v 2.2 Hdi engines.

Technically, I always drive like a grandad too.
by Doggy
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: 2.0. v 2.2 Hdi engines.
Replies: 17
Views: 1046

Re: 2.0. v 2.2 Hdi engines.

Just rocked up in Carlisle, en route to Glasgow for a mate's retirement do tomorrow nite.
So far 240 miles including half an hour of stop/start stuff around the A1/M18&M62 junctions, average 55 mph, 52.4 mpg.
Not too shabby, methinks. 8)
by Doggy
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Welcome!
Topic: Hello from Spain.
Replies: 11
Views: 642

Re: Hello from Spain.

Hi and welcome aboard. 8)
by Doggy
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2241
Views: 134854

Re: and today i have mostly been...

Guess it depends on which bit of the UK you're familiar with, loads of abandoned dwellings in Cumbria and the less populated bits of Scotland, (no doubt other places too). Rural France is much the same, the locals have no desire to own an old house in the country, they see it as risking high mainten...
by Doggy
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2241
Views: 134854

Re: and today i have mostly been...

Amazing. It's certainly coming along. 8)
by Doggy
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: 2.0. v 2.2 Hdi engines.
Replies: 17
Views: 1046

Re: 2.0. v 2.2 Hdi engines.

My driving is mostly main road / m-way which clearly helps, but..... My first 2.2 HDi recorded 42/43 mpg and occasionally 45/6 in favourable conditions. I did 80k+ miles in it, mostly after installing the '180' map. Swapped to the current car in 2012, it was roughly 1 mpg better from day 1. Losing t...
by Doggy
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: MOT history gap
Replies: 6
Views: 527

Re: MOT history gap

Not meant to be?
by Doggy
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2241
Views: 134854

Re: and today i have mostly been...

No problem here.
Since Croatia became the 28th member state of the EU in 2013, all H+S legislation is exactly the same as here.
However, in all member states apart from the UK, none of the above is ever applied therefore crack on.
by Doggy
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: and today i have mostly been...
Replies: 2241
Views: 134854

Re: and today i have mostly been...

Mighty impressive sight. :shock:

I've not been keeping up with this here fred - er, what's the plan? :oops:
by Doggy
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tyres
Topic: advice on caliper overhaul kits needed
Replies: 11
Views: 1290

Re: advice on caliper overhaul kits needed

Bad luck. :(
It does happen occasionally. The quick/dirty fix is a 2nd hand strut from a scrappy.
by Doggy
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Possible ABS Fault?
Replies: 7
Views: 512

Re: Possible ABS Fault?

I suspect the warning lights are all LED's

Welcome aboard BTW 8)
by Doggy
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wheel Bearing roulette - Volvo woes
Replies: 15
Views: 946

Re: Wheel Bearing roulette - Volvo woes

Suggest you put the spare on that corner just to rule out a tyre issue, (I've been caught out before).
by Doggy
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wheel Bearing roulette - Volvo woes
Replies: 15
Views: 946

Re: Wheel Bearing roulette - Volvo woes

I think you've got to let it get to that state to positively identify which side is the culprit.
Bet you a Poundworld gift token that when you get the old bearing off it seems OK, but the problem will be solved.