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  1. GTV V6

    Manual, Brown, Diesel, Wagon !

    My job has recently changed, so I have to travel around Spain a lot. As a Service technician, I have to take tools and spare parts with me. Unfortunately, my company does not provide me with a car, though they do pay me per km. My Audi TT is neither practical or economical enough. After many...
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    20 years of PDAs

    We're moving house soon so I'm packing up. I found these in several different drawers where they have been abandoned for the newer version. Here we have a half size filofax. A Psion Series 3a 1Mb A Cassiopeia E-105 A Nokia N810 and my Nexus 7 The best of the bunch is the Nexus (Obviously)...
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    New Lappy, what do you think ?

    I'm going to get a new laptop. The front runner at the moment is the Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition for ?800 (Approx $1000) Thing is it has a lot of stuff I like, at a decent price. Ivy bridge i5 -3210M 2GB AMD Radeon HD 7730M Disco duro SATA de 1 TB (5.400 rpm) DDR3 SDRAM de 8Gb 15.6"...
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    I've just invented a new type of traffic camera...

    I call it TWATCAM, named after some twat I saw this morning... On my way to work I have to get off the motorway at a junction, there is always a queue, but most people wait patiently in line to get on the slip road. My problem is that there is always a group of special people who need to get...
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    Huge collection of UK car mag scans

    Just found this and thought I'd post it here... http://www.flickriver.com/photos/triggerscarstuff/sets/ It's a huge collection of car tests from UK car magasines from the '70 through to the '00s I remember reading loads of these and I still have most of the magasines back home.
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    My Bolonese recipe

    Here's my recipe for bolonese sauce with a step by step guide... It isn't the only one but it uses simple easy to get ingredients and it tastes ace... This lot will do for about 4 huge servings or 6 normal ones You need 700g of cheap steak 1kg of tomatoes 2 carrots 2 sticks of celery 2...
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    Wifi Question

    I have a friend (Let's call him Fred) who wants to do a get a wifi signal from "another friend" (Lets call him Barney) who lives 100m away. Barney has a Wifi G router (with a theoretical range of about 20m), but Fred has a USB "N" wifi adapter which has a range of about 100m. Can Fred receive...
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    HD usage mystery...

    I've spent the last few hours trying to find out where the fuck all my HD space his being used... Windows says ... Windows 23.4 Gb User 92.8 Gb Prog files 14.6 Gb adding up to a grand total of... 130Gb more or less Thing is if I look at how much space is being used on my HD, it's...
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    Hi-Tech Farming (Circa 1900)

    When I was little my Mum and Dad took me to a Steam Fair (we're talking 1970's here), and I remember I enjoyed it. So when I was back in the UK this summer I looked out for one to go to. Here are a few Pics & Videos I just thought I'd share... This is really cool, Chain driven 4WD, it was...
  10. GTV V6

    Arrivederci Alfa, Hello Audi TT

    I've finally got myself a new car. The Alfa is getting a bit creaky, she's nearly 12 years old now, so she's up for sale. As I have a fondness for small coupes with V6 engines (VW Corrado VR6 and my GTV), there was really only a couple to chose from. Also I didn't think this car would be in my...
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    Plan 28

    As there is no Awesome thread in the tech. section, I just thought I'd give this a thread of its own... A bit of background... The Analytical Engine Plan 28 has been set up to do 3 things... 1. See if there is sufficient interest in Charles Babbage's Analytical engine to see if one can be...
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    Why is Windows 7 called Windows 7 ?

    I have 2 theories... 1. 1. Windows 2. 95 3. 98 4. ME 5. XP 6. Vista 7. erm... Win 7 OR... 2. Because i remember that the last Windows before '95 was 3.11 1. Windows 2. Windows 2 3. Windows 3 4. Windows 95, 98 & ME (cause they were all the same basically) 5. XP 6. Vista 7. Windows...
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    So All You Mountain Bike Sporty Peeps ....

    I'm thinking about buying this ... Orbea Master Hydro A bit of Spanish there but you should be able to get a grip of the basics... 699 euros (Approx 900 USD) Spanish made (I live in Spain) so guarantee is good..., good component set, a bit heavy, but not too bad... I'll be using it for...
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    Just my little tribute to CSK ...

    The designer of the original Range Rover, Charles Spencer King, died today after a biking accident a few weeks ago aged 85. Designed the original Range Rover He also led teams responsible for the ... Rover P6 Triumph TR6 Triumph Stag Triumph Dolomite Sprint Engine... Rover SD1 All...
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    Mercedes-Benz Hexawheel concept

    JUST... WANT ! Don't know why (I only live 10 minutes from work FFS :-) ) but I do... More Here...
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    Help me design a new PC (but a bit different from the rest)

    Right you guys, you all know the drill :-P I'm wanting to make a little PC for my 42 inch plasma screen, for playing Blurays and a bit of surfing & downloading. I have another PC so this is a sort of secondary one, so I don't want to spend too much and here lies my quandary... I could go with...
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    FinalGear F@H Team nearly in the top 400

    Come and help... Team ID 42134... Go Here to see how we are doing... P.S. This post is a copy of the 1st post in the April 9th 2009 thread when we were at 500, Go team Finalgear.
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    The new Mclaren is here...

    Photos and everything (it's just turned midnight on the 9th of September and EVO magazine is on the ball) New Mclaren MP4-12C 1st impressions are that it's very classy if a bit "generic" from the front, the rear is a bit "different" but not unpleasant. It has a very nice stance and very nice...
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    Anyone have a Logitech DiNovo mini ?

    I'm thinking of getting one, but I can't really figure out from the reviews how the click pad thing works. Is it the same as a touch pad on a laptop or something different ?
  20. GTV V6

    What should the FOTA formula series be called ?

    Ideas here please...
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