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    Id be interested to see this thread in 5 or 10...

    Id be interested to see this thread in 5 or 10 years time.

    Firstly the government will have turned the screw on us petrolheads even more, maybe the EV's wont all be horrible boxes or Elons iPad...
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    I think another point that need to be made here...

    I think another point that need to be made here is the push to make the switch from ICE without the infrastructure to support it being in place here. It probably would make sense for a lot of drivers...
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    Personally I think a horse sounds better than a...

    Personally I think a horse sounds better than a 4cyl diesel anyway
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    One has a soul and the other takes an...

    One has a soul and the other takes an inconvenient about of time to charge.

    Some of the most fun cars I've driven haven't been the quickest, so it's not about 0-100 per se, more about the...
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    I was replacing the paddle shifters Sent from...

    I was replacing the paddle shifters

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    2 hours of trying resulted in me removing the...

    2 hours of trying resulted in me removing the steering column shroud. Pointing the camera at what I want and managing to get the clips from inside the wheel with a flathead.

    That was a mission...
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    Im going to go again today, I found an alternate...

    Im going to go again today, I found an alternate method of removing the steering column shroud and going at the clips with a pick from behind. Ill try that, and maybe cursing at it louder, that...
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    BMW Airbag Removal

    So I believe my pre LCI M135i has the same steering style as the E8X style. I need to remove the airbag and there are two indents in the steering at 4 and 8 o'clock position. The internet tells me...
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    Yeah I have outdoor lights and water ran around...

    Yeah I have outdoor lights and water ran around the garden so that should be ok for provisions for that. There's no external access to my back garden thankfully it's walled in from all sides.
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    Thats pretty much exactly what im going for here....

    Thats pretty much exactly what im going for here. I dont want to cut corners but also dont want to throw money into it needlessly, both of which im very inclined to do ;)
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    Managed to get a 0-60 in 5.09 and a 13.4 quarter ...

    Managed to get a 0-60 in 5.09 and a 13.4 quarter

    on a wet closed private runway in mexico.
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    https://www.donedeal.ie/cars-for-sale/fiesta-st-20...

    https://www.donedeal.ie/cars-for-sale/fiesta-st-2013-price-drop/25192624

    https://www.donedeal.ie/cars-for-sale/2012-renault-megane/26621733
    Might get that closer to 11500 or 12
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    Thread revival, has anyone managed to set one up...

    Thread revival, has anyone managed to set one up and take a trip to Mexico to see what their vehicles can do? I might know a friend who tested his M135i recently enough

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    Anyone know the rough cost of a concrete base to...

    Anyone know the rough cost of a concrete base to be laid?

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    The lovely pipes are a rough 10*10...

    The lovely pipes are a rough 10*10 outlinehttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210105/b310a8fce7680aa3b7fc26ac590c32a7.jpg

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    Laying a Base For a Shed

    So as the title suggests i am putting a shed out my back. I've recently removed the bushes from the internal wall out my back and am considering putting a 10x10ft or 10x12ft metal shed in to put my...
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    I would say weigh up running costs/insurance/tax...

    I would say weigh up running costs/insurance/tax and purchase price. Then make a longer wish list, you seem to just have put golfs and an octavia. As kingers pointed out put down what you need and...
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    I can see this becoming a garage envy thread for...

    I can see this becoming a garage envy thread for myself. We only finished filling my 80% of my garage with a utility room and bathroom. Still hurts haha
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    Snowy motors

    Last day of 2020 gave us the opportunity to take a few pics of our cars in the snow. I'll start off, excuse the filth she's getting a full detail and ceramic coating in a few...
  20. Sticky: Safety camera at the bottom of the sliproad...

    Safety camera at the bottom of the sliproad joining the M1 at santry just between the tunnel and the M50 exit this morning. Everyone jamming on the brakes dropping to 60 even though its 80. Just...
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    Agree Conor. The simple fact is it could have...

    Agree Conor.

    The simple fact is it could have happened to anyone on here but hasnt. And if it did, i would still think a two year fully suspended sentence is a frankly a joke.

    Yes he has to...
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    Not one person has driven and not bent or broken...

    Not one person has driven and not bent or broken a law in their time on the road, but in a lot of circumstances the end result is what defines the severity of the situation.

    I go through an amber...
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    if only there was a consistent reliable judicial...

    if only there was a consistent reliable judicial system we could rely on for such things.

    But not to be a smart ar*e, i really dont know. In reality prison is not going to help at all, but maybe...
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    Think this might be the winner, was it expensive...

    Think this might be the winner, was it expensive for the install Mick?
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    Cant imagine what its like to have that on your...

    Cant imagine what its like to have that on your hands, must be too much to take for a lot of people. There's a lot of therapy available for people who've been through this, train drivers come to...
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