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Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-08-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By DrEskimo
Usually a few steps to activate it. On my S5...

Usually a few steps to activate it.

On my S5 you need to have traction off, start/stop deactivated, gearbox in S mode, then press the brake down really hard, push the accelerator down all the way,...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 15-08-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By DrEskimo
Just finished a house renovation (see here...

Just finished a house renovation (see here (http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=390607), although most of the pics don't work anymore thanks to photobucket...) and instilled the...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-08-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,781
Posted By DrEskimo
Nope I agree...would love to keep petrol...

Nope I agree...would love to keep petrol (particularly my V6), but alas it seems there are problems to overcome....

I have no aversion to EV though. The ridiculous performance they can produce is...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-08-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,781
Posted By DrEskimo
Your Future Motorng Decisions Poll

I have nothing against hydrogen fuel cells, and really hope it takes off as an option along with EV, but the logic is a bit puzzling...

Remember that hydrogen is not a energy source, but energy...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 05-08-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,326
Posted By DrEskimo
The B8.5 are pretty bullet proof. Been around...

The B8.5 are pretty bullet proof. Been around since 2012, and I frequent ASN and a A5OC and rarely see any common issues. I know of a few for the B8 that were occurring at relatively low mileage.......
Forum: The Motoring Zone 05-08-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,781
Posted By DrEskimo
I tend to agree....but how much drama can you...

I tend to agree....but how much drama can you have crawling on the M25 at less than 20MPH...!

For me, EV for commuting and a weekend car for spirited country drives or track days. Everyone is...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 05-08-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By DrEskimo
I've just finished my first PCP and it will be my...

I've just finished my first PCP and it will be my last....!

The amount you pay in interest is astronomical, and the monthlies mean you can't save much for the next deposit and will likely have...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-08-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,781
Posted By DrEskimo
Sorry edited my post...! I think thats one way...

Sorry edited my post...! I think thats one way you could circumvent the issues you rightly raise. But obviously that relies on you having a house that can accommodate those things...a big caveat!
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Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-08-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,781
Posted By DrEskimo
I highly doubt there will be a centralised energy...

I highly doubt there will be a centralised energy system for much longer...

It costs me £60 a week to fill my tank doing average of 300miles a week.

You can now install solar and a battery...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-08-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,781
Posted By DrEskimo
Your Future Motorng Decisions Poll

If you can be bothered to spend an hour watching this, this chap seems to think EVs and autonomous cars are on the brink of taking off in the next 5 years, purely because it makes economical sense. ...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 31-07-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By DrEskimo
Just finishing up a rather large renovation of my...

Just finishing up a rather large renovation of my property.

I created a thread (House Renovation and Extension
...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 29-07-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,385
Posted By DrEskimo
Enough that I'm too embarrassed to disclose...

Enough that I'm too embarrassed to disclose publicly...!

Wasn't too much for what it is, but it was an ex display model from richer sounds. It has some minor screen burn, which apparently is a...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 29-07-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,385
Posted By DrEskimo
So decided to splash out on something far more...

So decided to splash out on something far more exciting from my perspective...Mrs isn't too impressed though....!

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LG 55" 4k OLED.....

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Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 28-07-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,385
Posted By DrEskimo
House Renovation and Extension

Built a fence today! Wasn't that hard actually, but bloody tiring. Must of gone through 200 nails!

Did the posts, gravel boards and arris supports,

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Then feather board all the way...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 23-07-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,385
Posted By DrEskimo
Windows are in. Just need the architraves...

Windows are in. Just need the architraves painted, but they look stunning! Very happy with them and compete the build nicely:

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Also got around to doing the handles in the kitchen....
Forum: The Motoring Zone 19-07-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By DrEskimo
Mass genocide is rarely the answer.... Also,...

Mass genocide is rarely the answer....

Also, I'm sure you can agree that there is a spectrum of 'environmentally friendly'. Whilst no transport is perfect, EV is much better than ICE in many ways,...
Forum: The Insurance Zone 13-07-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 733
Posted By DrEskimo
You make a fair argument. On balance though,...

You make a fair argument.

On balance though, I think the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages, mostly because it's far more likely that I would be involved in an accident that wasn't my...
Forum: The Insurance Zone 13-07-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 733
Posted By DrEskimo
What evidence does the dashcam present that...

What evidence does the dashcam present that CCTV/crash investigators couldn't infer themselves in the event of an accident...?
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 13-07-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,385
Posted By DrEskimo
House Renovation and Extension

Thanks fellas! Getting so close now I can almost taste it...!

Work tops in yesterday! Very happy!

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Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 09-07-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,385
Posted By DrEskimo
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170709/5d459f17...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170709/5d459f17111b986ecc7375e024436495.jpg

Looking forward to trying out my new Tempur mattress too!

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Kitchen base units are all done and had the...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 09-07-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,385
Posted By DrEskimo
Well the fact I used photobucket has totally...

Well the fact I used photobucket has totally messed up this thread...!

When I have some time I'll migrate all the photos, but I'll be honest....I doubt I ever will!

I'll stick with Tapatalk for...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-07-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,159
Posted By DrEskimo
What caused the previous warming periods?

What caused the previous warming periods?
Forum: The Motoring Zone 04-07-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By DrEskimo
Real issue isn't it! It is quite surreal...

Real issue isn't it!

It is quite surreal when you're travelling at 70/80MPH and hear absolutely nothing, but as a petrol head I can definitely see myself missing the grunt of a nice exhaust note!...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 29-06-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By DrEskimo
Love my iPhone..... Had 3GS, 5s and...

Love my iPhone.....

Had 3GS, 5s and currently a 6s. Used a Samsung S6, and while initially impressed with the customisation and better screen, found it very irritating to use on a daily basis...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 28-06-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By DrEskimo
Highly recommend the MF correction compound....

Highly recommend the MF correction compound. Works a treat on my Audi.
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