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Forum: The Plough 12th March 2016
Replies: 7
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Posted By expat1
Good luck with the future Jim but please feel...

Good luck with the future Jim but please feel free to continue to contribute. You have many years experience to share with newer members.
Forum: Tow Cars 21st June 2015
Replies: 7
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Posted By expat1
Hi Dirky. I've been through something similar...

Hi Dirky. I've been through something similar recently. If I remember correctly the ECOflex models are tuned down to allow them to function on a range of fuel qualities / grades. I didn't realise...
Forum: The Plough 2nd May 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,244
Posted By expat1
Thanks John. I know it's hard to think it's 4...

Thanks John. I know it's hard to think it's 4 years since I changed from the Mondeo to the Volvo. I looked at Honda this time around and in fact I did actually put in a request to have a CR-V put on...
Forum: The Plough 14th April 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,244
Posted By expat1
Time for a change.

The time is fast approaching to say goodbye to Elaine's trusty Mondeo. It's a 2.0 TDCi Ghia Hatch with sport pack and all the usual Ghia refinements along with a Ford factory fitted tow bar and fully...
Forum: Tow Cars 19th November 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 2,284
Posted By expat1
A colleague of mine has a Grand Scenic as his...

A colleague of mine has a Grand Scenic as his company car. it spent months in the garage (he had to have a hire car for the full time) as they could not discover why all the electrics (and I mean...
Forum: Caravanning Top Tips 31st October 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 4,643
Posted By expat1
A picture paints a thousand words..................

A picture paints a thousand words............... If you post a few photo's of the interior changes and of the "circular hole by the door" along with what you think my be an omnivent then we will be...
Forum: The Plough 9th October 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 4,741
Posted By expat1
Still have the fun bit to do............ Test...

Still have the fun bit to do............ Test driving the short short list. Now what can we sneak on the end of the list just for fun............... The Jag F type was on the original list I was...
Forum: The Plough 9th October 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 4,741
Posted By expat1
It's OK Kerry. The figures I've posted were for...

It's OK Kerry. The figures I've posted were for my particular choice of vehicles, the D4 manual V70 and D4 FWD manual XC60. The XC60 D5 AWD Auto has the same difference between the two figures as the...
Forum: The Plough 8th October 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 4,741
Posted By expat1
Well Volvo have responded and it makes some sense...

Well Volvo have responded and it makes some sense :-


Thank you for your e-mail and your interest in the V70 and XC60.

I checked with our Product Team and they provided the following...
Forum: The Plough 7th October 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 4,741
Posted By expat1
Will do Dave. Not holding my breath with Vauxhall...

Will do Dave. Not holding my breath with Vauxhall though as I did get a mail from them acknowledging my enquiry and stating they would respond as soon as they could. That was over a week ago :(....
Forum: The Plough 6th October 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 4,741
Posted By expat1
Will do Kerry. You use to be abl to access the...

Will do Kerry. You use to be abl to access the specifications via the website but now you have to specifically ask for the "price and specification" brochure. What's mores the weights are stuck away...
Forum: The Plough 5th October 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 4,741
Posted By expat1
I drove Vauxhall for many years. Infact the...

I drove Vauxhall for many years. Infact the insignia is on my shortlist at the moment. However I am waiting for info from their tech department as the brochure, their website and their hand books all...
Forum: The Plough 5th October 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 4,741
Posted By expat1
Hi Dave A. I think you may be getting mixed up....

Hi Dave A. I think you may be getting mixed up. Passenger weight reduces the cars payload not the towing weight. You need to look at your cars "weight plate" on it will be a set of 4 weight figures....
Forum: The Plough 29th July 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,252
Posted By expat1
if you can post up a picture and give some...

if you can post up a picture and give some dimensions I may be able to find a source for you as a lot of my customers use these types of connectors in their products.
Forum: The Plough 10th September 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,389
Posted By expat1
I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your brother in...

I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your brother in law Graham. Please accept my condolences.
Forum: The Plough 10th September 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,389
Posted By expat1
So sad to hear that Kerry. Our deepest sympathies...

So sad to hear that Kerry. Our deepest sympathies to you and your friends.
Forum: The Plough 28th September 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 3,089
Posted By expat1
Sorry Surfer and Rikijohn but they state (as...

Sorry Surfer and Rikijohn but they state (as shown in bold red) that it was old so you can bet it wasn't maintained. If Proterra did mean what you believe they used completely the wrong wording.
Forum: The Plough 22nd September 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1,317
Posted By expat1
So sorry to hear that Kerry. Please accept our...

So sorry to hear that Kerry. Please accept our condolences at this sad time.
Forum: Tow Cars 20th September 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 3,489
Posted By expat1
Hello Jim. I was no able to get info com Merc on...

Hello Jim. I was no able to get info com Merc on some of their models. I have found THIS SITE (http://www.uktow.com/towing%20capacity.asp?make=Mercedes-Benz&model1=CLK%20350%20Cabriolet#tab1) which...
Forum: The Plough 20th September 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,863
Posted By expat1
Good luck Dave. Hope things go well for you and...

Good luck Dave. Hope things go well for you and it's good news on Friday.
Forum: Eric's Caravanning General Q & A 28th August 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By expat1
Normally a shot damper will be easy to push in by...

Normally a shot damper will be easy to push in by hand and will not spring back. When you had the damper out did you note any of the manufacturers info / numbers that were on it.
Forum: Eric's Caravanning General Q & A 27th August 2012
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By expat1
Then it may be that the wrong damper has been...

Then it may be that the wrong damper has been fitted previously. There are different "strength" dampers for different weight vans. You should be able to push the hitch head in by hand (albeit with...
Forum: The Plough 15th August 2012
Replies: 36
Views: 3,212
Posted By expat1
Hope you have a nice day Kerry.

Hope you have a nice day Kerry.
Forum: The Plough 15th August 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By expat1
Marauder Mark to the rescue.

This afternoon I got a "distressing" call from the people at Elvis's storage yard :(.

It turns out that the barn has suffered from the recent bad weather and a large section of Aluminium roofing...
Forum: The Plough 4th August 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,267
Posted By expat1
Another reason for the drop in sales is that...

Another reason for the drop in sales is that people are sticking with the van they have rathe than changing to a newer model which does exactly the same and has absolutely no actual advantage ove...
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