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by tobes
Sat 17 Aug 2019, 09:46
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: General Motors South Africa - interesting
Replies: 2
Views: 2849

Re: General Motors South Africa - interesting

My everyday ride is the humble Aveo.It was my best purchase of all my cars so far,considering what I got for the price I paid.However I had to wait 2 weeks for a clutch kit.This is for a model that is basically flooding the roads.Only other option is aftermarket parts,but I told my mechanic I will l...
by tobes
Sat 17 Aug 2019, 09:23
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: RIP Rassie
Replies: 16
Views: 5471

Re: RIP Rassie

Unfortunately being late with my condolences is a reflection on how regular I visit this forum.I enjoyed reading his posts ,the way he shared some of his personal moments.
by tobes
Sun 14 Apr 2019, 14:39
Forum: Technical
Topic: Water in engine
Replies: 1
Views: 1671

Re: Water in engine

Fixed up.Had a look.Looks like rainwater entering through a cone filter.Filter was installed at an awkward place in the engine bay.
by tobes
Sat 13 Apr 2019, 17:33
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Factory Pictures
Replies: 5
Views: 1395

Re: Factory Pictures

I suppose it happens the same as with family photos.Some people don't take care to preserve it.
by tobes
Sat 13 Apr 2019, 17:12
Forum: Technical
Topic: Water in engine
Replies: 1
Views: 1671

Water in engine

My son bought this Honda Ballade (pop-up) with aftermarket turbo installed.He is busy preparing it for roadworthy,but it was standing for some time outdoors since the last time we took it out on the road.Yesterday he started it up and let it idle a bit.This morning he found water in the intake and a...
by tobes
Sun 06 May 2018, 21:47
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: What cool cars have you spotted today
Replies: 197
Views: 28627

Re: What cool cars have you spotted today

Saw recently.
by tobes
Sun 06 May 2018, 21:36
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Hell week.
Replies: 10
Views: 2052

Re: Hell week.

I had about seven and a half years experience in the security industry mainly industrial.It was long time ago,so I am not updated with technology advancements.At the time I found that magnetic locks could be opened using some force.Also they were operating with electrical current.You had to have a b...
by tobes
Thu 11 Jan 2018, 13:04
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Interesting viewpoint
Replies: 0
Views: 546

Interesting viewpoint

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I know it is common sense to have your car roadworthy.
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by tobes
Tue 28 Nov 2017, 12:37
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: What is on your Christmas wishlist?
Replies: 24
Views: 3429

Re: What is on your Christmas wishlist?

Is it too much to ask just to have a current classic?May Santa have pity on me and give me a Valiant Charger.Showroom condition as it was built originally.
by tobes
Tue 28 Nov 2017, 12:21
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: My ghost is going to MOER another ghost
Replies: 4
Views: 947

Re: My ghost is going to MOER another ghost

When you are seated in a Citi Golf and come face to face with a Freightliner's grille,one o'clock in the morning.I choose the other option by going off the road.Somehow between some chevron signs,trees and a ditch,both my car and myself didn't pick up a scratch.Needless to say afterwards ,I did some...