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Forum: The Motoring Zone 18-01-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 495
Posted By DrEskimo
New VED tax banding

I read this as a solution on another thread (must of been a different forum) and I liked it until I gave it more thought.

Now as others have pointed out, we already pay road tax through our...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 17-01-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 832
Posted By DrEskimo
Eight Billionaires Own Same As Poorest Half Of The World

Ah yes you're right. Will have to listen to that episode again.

I suspect he will cover this in an episode in the near future, so worth looking out for.

Update: it's the episode dated 25/01/16...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 17-01-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 832
Posted By DrEskimo
I think most are missing the point... It's...

I think most are missing the point...

It's not to say these people don't deserve it or that they should give it up, but to highlight how so few have so much, and so many have so little.

To some...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 16-01-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,767
Posted By DrEskimo
Oh OK! If I get a chance I'll do it this weekend...

Oh OK! If I get a chance I'll do it this weekend and see what I get, as I have the same washer.

(Thank you! :driver:)
Forum: Bilt Hamber 16-01-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,767
Posted By DrEskimo
11lt sounds high.... What pressure washer...

11lt sounds high....

What pressure washer and lance?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 14-01-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,578
Posted By DrEskimo
Technically he didn't: "so yes there is a...

Technically he didn't:

"so yes there is a difference but I plain old water I believe would have given me similar results to the left."

So he believes it would have, but didn't actually test it....
Forum: The Gaming Zone 14-01-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 460
Posted By DrEskimo
You're going to start a full on flame war with...

You're going to start a full on flame war with that one...!

Personally, I'm an Intel and Nvidia guy. More expensive, but generally more reliable and less heat and power consumption.
...
Forum: The Gaming Zone 14-01-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 460
Posted By DrEskimo
Ha...Yea...might just be a bit better. Great rig...

Ha...Yea...might just be a bit better. Great rig [emoji106]
Forum: Food & Drinks 14-01-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 419
Posted By DrEskimo
Sounds good, but cooking mince in the oven...?!...

Sounds good, but cooking mince in the oven...?! :confused:

Thats a first for me!
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 13-01-2017, 02:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By DrEskimo
Yea that's what I understand from the i7. The i5...

Yea that's what I understand from the i7. The i5 desktop CPU will be quad core without the hyper threading, and you will see no difference in gaming performance or day to day tasks between them.
...
Forum: The Daily News Zone 08-01-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 457
Posted By DrEskimo
Yea I admit I haven't looked much into it, but I...

Yea I admit I haven't looked much into it, but I can see the theory behind how it would improve both.

I imagine the main issue is an autonomous car which isn't in a fully autonomous road. If all...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 08-01-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,781
Posted By DrEskimo
Snowfoam Advice

Here are my results from cleaning the GFs Mini today.

Mixed BH auto-foam 10:1 in a spray bottle with warm water, left to dwell for about 10mins.

Before:

49292

After:
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 06-01-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,205
Posted By DrEskimo
Always difficult without any objective...

Always difficult without any objective evidence...

There's a couple of videos from WaxMode that I found interesting on YouTube. Might be some from forensic detailing?

Otherwise there's been a...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-01-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,183
Posted By DrEskimo
I agree...a great combination ;)

I agree...a great combination ;)
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-01-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,183
Posted By DrEskimo
Do like the A/S3 saloon, and the facelift really...

Do like the A/S3 saloon, and the facelift really has improved it all around.

But as others have pointed out, its not a cheap car...! With decent options it gets very expensive, and discounts are...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 06-01-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,205
Posted By DrEskimo
Yea fair point, well made :)

Yea fair point, well made :)
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 06-01-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,205
Posted By DrEskimo
I think the cleaner fluid would have an effect,...

I think the cleaner fluid would have an effect, but the others have be shown to not do anything.

Bit of a long running debate about the effectiveness of chemicals to remove sealants vs....
Forum: Detailing Chat 05-01-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,089
Posted By DrEskimo
Probably my three as well, although I've just...

Probably my three as well, although I've just ordered BH Auto-wash so that might replace VP citrus! Oh and my BSD has to be mixed with CG Hybrid V07!!
Forum: The Showroom 04-01-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,436
Posted By DrEskimo
Think air suspension looks ridiculous at the best...

Think air suspension looks ridiculous at the best of times, but on a Volvo...! I'm not sure a 2.0 diesel has much benefit from a spoiler either...

Guess I'm just a old git (28 going on 79...)....
Forum: The Sports and Fitness Zone 04-01-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 13,127
Posted By DrEskimo
To me it looked like the occasion of getting a...

To me it looked like the occasion of getting a new winning record stifled Chelsea. Take nothing away from Spurs, they played very well and made us look average, but I just got the feeling that we...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 03-01-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By DrEskimo
I borrowed this off BMW Chiswick after getting in...

I borrowed this off BMW Chiswick after getting in touch with Tony from babybmw.net.

http://i1378.photobucket.com/albums/ah91/Lewis_Carpenter/IMG_2681_zpsqrjdfil1.jpg...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 02-01-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By DrEskimo
Property I have has had two courses of chemical...

Property I have has had two courses of chemical injection and its still damp...not something I would waste money on...

Thankfully I am renovating the whole house, so stripping it all back and...
Forum: Gtechniq 30-12-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By DrEskimo
It's not advised. One layer will be plenty, just...

It's not advised. One layer will be plenty, just make sure the prep work is all done.

If they need a light polish, then that, followed by panel wipe then apply C4 and buff off. Should be good for...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 30-12-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,049
Posted By DrEskimo
After buying my second house with my GF, we have...

After buying my second house with my GF, we have finally got all the planning in place, all the necessary regs and a builder lined up to start our renovation and extension at the end of Jan! Looking...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 24-12-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By DrEskimo
I like these Intel bare bones PCs for a decent...

I like these Intel bare bones PCs for a decent price family PC. Great spec, small and can customise to give it some nice fast hard drives (M.2 or standard SSDs) at whatever capacity you like.
...
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