Today I Learnt...

CrzRsn

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The 4.6L V8 in the 2003-2004 Land Rover Disco roots can be traced all the way back to the 1961 Buick/Olds aluminum block 215.
 

CraigB

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Yup, Rover latched onto that engine and rode it to damn long. 🤣
 

CraigB

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Like Ford AU with the Pinto inline 6?
Which one? I thought the Pinto had a 4 banger (Lima and another that was superior, but short lived) and the 2.8 (I think) Cologne V6.
 

Dr_Grip

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Which one? I thought the Pinto had a 4 banger (Lima and another that was superior, but short lived) and the 2.8 (I think) Cologne V6.
The Cologne V6 was never used by the Aussies so I guess he's referring to the Pinto I4.
 

CraigB

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@93Flareside , please pickup the white courtesy phone and clear up your statement.

@Dr_Grip , I'd like to study Aussie cars more. Their self reliance was strange.
 

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TIL there is apparently a name for a fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.

Arachibutyrophobia.

And that hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia is, cruelly, a fear of long words
 

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I use this term at least twice a day, it's so common I don't even think about it anymore... :dunno:


Oh, you don't mean the word itself, but the fear of long words instead? NoIdeaSinceIFormVeryLongWordsOfIndividualWordsStrungTogetherAtLeastTwiceADayAsWell. :razz:
 

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That's a nice shape, better proportioned than the clown shoe BMW M Coupe. The front bumper on that one is pretty awful though, it looks like someone was going for the early 2000s Camaro look...
 
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