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  • Peugeot 3008 - rear view mirror now blue
    I borrowed my mums car recently, and noticed that the rear view mirror had a blue tinge all of a sudden…. It wasn’t like that the night before. I’ve... see more
  • Liability in a minor crash
    I know this doesn't help the OP now, but a dashcam is a godsend in these situations. see more
  • Liability in a minor crash
    The other driver will probably try to blame your partner, and it's up to the insurance companies to resolve. All you can do is to make sure that your... see more
  • Liability in a minor crash
    My partner who's a named driver was driving my car down a road that has cars parked either side.. he pulled over into a gap and was completely... see more
  • EV calculations
    I think your math is right. Most of my rc aircraft use 3.5Ah batteries powering 20Ah motors, and although they are not running flat out, around ten... see more
  • Choice of EV's
    (IMO) Kia were a disruptor in the motoring industry. They were the first car company that I remember to offer a 7-year warranty's as standard, and... see more
  • Choice of EV's
    @Mark07 I'm finding the transition to EVs quite interesting in the sense that it seems to be causing a kind of "reset" of which brands are... see more
  • Choice of EV's
    I don't know too much about BYD, but I saw they sponsored the Euro's during the summer. Supposedly, the German motoring industry weren't thrilled... see more
  • First drive on your own
    I forget where I was going, I think it was to the shops, but the feeling is as vivid as ever. Even though I knew where I was going, without... see more
  • EV calculations
    That's all true Mark and I tried to make that clear in my original post, I'm aware some evangelists will automatically see any curious questioning as... see more
  • EV calculations
    I've heard stories where you put your foot down in high performance/thirsty petrol cars and can actually see the petrol guage go down. We're still... see more
  • EV calculations
    I’m aware of how various range figures and things are calculated with EVs based on their kilowatt hours but wondered something else which I don’t see... see more
  • Rant Time
    My internet connection went down. Called customer service and it went like this; CS "You can e-mail technical support" Me "I have no internet... see more
  • Problems with Audi A7 3.0 2011
    As it's an Audi the best solution would be to remove the radiator cap and lift it into the air about 3 feet. Remove the Audi and replace it with... see more
  • Was I unreasonable here??
    The problem we have at the moment is that the public have very quickly latched onto the new elements put int the most recent addition of the Highway... see more
  • Choice of EV's
    As for personal data I have an extension that shows me which sites have requested to track me (a tracker tracker?) and often the sites which you may... see more
  • Choice of EV's
    I'd never really considered BYD, I always just lumped it in as like Ssangyong i.e. cheap cars for people who don't really care, but I seem to be... see more
  • Choice of EV's
    Tesla have been the victim of more than their share of conspiracy theories, probably because of Musk's divisive personality and behaviour. As for... see more
  • Choice of EV's
    I have heard too many negatives about Teslas.Questions about who actually 'owns' it when you've bought it, and built in failures of some components.... see more
  • Was I unreasonable here??
    I had a guy step out in front of me near a crossing causing me to an emergency stop. (From about 20/25mph.) I grabbed a piece of paper and a biro,... see more
  • Micra K 13 will not start.
    @michaelb Car electronics can be sensitive to heat and cold. This is a link to a forum discussing similar problems - it may help: ... see more
  • Problems with Audi A7 3.0 2011
    @LyamB hey did you sort it out if you dont mind and how see more
  • Choice of EV's
    I need some help to make a decision on which EV to have as my company car. Options Tesla 3 or BYD Seal. What's everyone's thoughts? see more
  • Was I unreasonable here??
    You mean like this? https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/16459499/drives-into-insulate-britain-protesters-blocking/ see more
  • First drive on your own
    I took my test back in 75 in my Mum's Renault 16 complete with column gear change. Not knowing how long I was going to be, M-my Mum who had... see more
  • Micra K 13 will not start.
    When the temperature reaches above 25 deg the immobilizer will not switch off and the car will not turn over even though all the dash lights are on.... see more
  • This is me 🙋‍♂️
    At the end of a shift at nigh I'm driving home and there's a car heading towards me with it's high beams on. A quick flash of my high beams to let... see more
  • First drive on your own
    Just thought I'd ask if you remember yours? I remember passing my test in my parents' car, when I got home they'd arranged for me to go on their... see more