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Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 1 Hour 35 Minutes ago by: Clocky

Well Mr. Whistlin' Diesel bought a house and a Lambo paid for by youtube revenue if I'm not mistaken. I made a video once that was featured on Hackaday (without my knowledge, a friend alerted me) and I earned just over $100 (the minimu

Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 2 Hours 18 Minutes ago by: Yosemite Sam

some ppl make a living from it

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 2 Hours 47 Minutes ago by: keithr0

ROTFL Pot kettle black!

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 2 Hours 49 Minutes ago by: keithr0

The US is an odd place, from conception to birth, your life is sacrosanct after that you're just a target for a looney with an AR-15.

Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 2 Hours 55 Minutes ago by: keithr0

If you can rack up a lot of views, you can make reasonable money out of youtube, you get a cut of the advertising .

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 1 Day 7 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

That fool only got involved in Vietnam because catholics were involved there. Nope, it was always just more mindless polly bullshit.

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ No not at all, more of a cautionary tale. Egg on faces and all that. ;) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ticcy *dos`nt* think!.

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 1 Day 9 Hours ago by: Noddy

Seconded :)

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 1 Day 10 Hours ago by: Clocky

Indeed. Jonz in spades.

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 1 Day 10 Hours ago by: Daryl

Maybe they should turn back the clock even further to a time when they actually had decent leaders not that any of ours have been much better. Kennedy said "ask not what your country can do for you but what can you do for your country",

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 1 Day 10 Hours ago by: Daryl

LOL, in some cases I think abortion should be retrospective:-)

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 1 Day 11 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Aus. politics will enlighten you. ;) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ But of course you *don`t know*,(even though *you were there*,in Aus.politics) gibberish and sour grapes being your stock-in- trade. ;) but if he's t

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 1 Day 11 Hours ago by: Fran

:-))) They do seem to like turning back the clock.

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 1 Day 13 Hours ago by: John_H

The attribution list should tell you exactly that, but just in case there's a problem with your newsreader.... Nomen Nescio started it. Max wants abortions banned, JONZ reckons Max should keep his opinion to himself. Clocky thinks JONZ is

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 1 Day 21 Hours ago by: Clocky

I don't know either. I made the gibberish comment but if he's talking about me being anti-abortion he's dead wrong. Of course it's impossible to tell since his response is the usual mindless and idiotic gibberish.

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 22 Hours ago by: Noddy

Same I don't think it's a difficult subject at all. It should be every woman's right to do what she wants with her body, and the religious nutters and right to life fruitcakes can go set themselves on fire in protest if they wish. B

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 1 Day 22 Hours ago by: Noddy

Same I don't think it's a difficult subject at all. It should be every woman's right to do what she wants with her body, and the religious nutters and right to life fruitcakes can go set themselves on fire in protest if they wish. B

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 2 Days ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Yes back to paying for the turkey baster treatment in a dirty back room somewhere.... This thread is on Aus.poliotics. (

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 2 Days ago by: Daryl

First I've seen any of this thread so I'm not sure which comment should be attributed to who? Its a rather difficult and complex subject and not as simple as the "Christian Lobby" thinks, by banning abortion its likely that the total de

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 2 Days 7 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ HMmmm, the *expected* proof/truth of my poast!. The same er, person that likes to squeak and squeal about saving this (very) over populated planet, is an *anti abortionist*. Why am I *not* surprised. <F

Re: Australian Christian Lobby wants abortion banned here (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 2 Days 7 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ HMmmm, the *expected* proof/truth of my poast!. The same er, person that likes to squeak and squeal about saving this (very) over populated planet, is an *anti abortionist*. Why am I *not* surprised. <F

Re: who would pay nearly $400,000 for a dual-cab? (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 13 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

would suit loonsey too, although he's not a poseur, he would actually use it. jonz could never get one unless by some miracle he found it at the tip. keefy might like it he could put his mazda in the back. :)

Re: who would pay nearly $400,000 for a dual-cab? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 3 Days 3 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ditto! Always had small(er) cars. I don't have a barrow to push!

Re: who would pay nearly $400,000 for a dual-cab? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 3 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

I guess that explains why I have a small(er) car then  :)

Re: who would pay nearly $400,000 for a dual-cab? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 3 Days 7 Hours ago by: Xeno

He drives *trucks*. Pretend trucks, it has to be said, but trucks never the less. https://cipptvportagelaprairie.com/2017/09/20/study-finds-men-with-large-trucks-have-smaller-penises-are-less-desirable/ https://www.sanctumnews.com/stron

Re: who would pay nearly $400,000 for a dual-cab? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 3 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

we should dub it the noddymobile

Re: who would pay nearly $400,000 for a dual-cab? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 3 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

now that's mere supposition. there's no evidence afaik as to the magnitude of his 'apparatus'  :)

Re: who would pay nearly $400,000 for a dual-cab? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 3 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

I want one!! err.. actually I don't

Re: who would pay nearly $400,000 for a dual-cab? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 3 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

lol, the rego is blocked out in the stills but not in the video

Re: who would pay nearly $400,000 for a dual-cab? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 3 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

Perfect for pindicks like Darren, that much is certain!

Re: who would pay nearly $400,000 for a dual-cab? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 3 Days 10 Hours ago by: Clocky

Vinyl wrapped lol, that will need redoing in a few short years. What a monstrous piece of erectile dysfunction overcompensating poseur shit. Noddy will love it.

who would pay nearly $400,000 for a dual-cab?

aus.cars

Posted: 3 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bob

https://www.carsales.com.au/cars/details/2021-ford-f450-platinum-auto-4x4/OAG-AD-20531671/?Cr=1 Is some kunt converting these monstrosities to RHD?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 3 Days 23 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

made with sour milk :)

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

Now there's a thought! If his life is so dismal and bleak, Merrimu Mesa being the perfect place for that, then TVs are his only outlet. What a pathetic life he has because TV programming are the high points in it!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

Must be breeding - even if only in his mind! ;-)

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

he would have to have a couple in each room including the dunny!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

last post I saw he said 17. perhaps they're breeding in there??..

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

that would be a good idea. the plan on I'm costs $79 pm but I pay only $29

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

LOL!

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

ignore jonz he's just noddy's toady these days

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 4 Hours ago by: Clocky

His joint is not a hotel... where would he keep them all?

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

Then again, given his propensity for lying, does he even have that many TVs??

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ah, puir wee Darren, getting desperate now! My original point on this topic was that drum brakes did not need a brake booster. This was due to drum brake systems that are fitted to cars having a *overall positive shoe factor*. Brake sh

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 14 Hours ago by: alvey

Once again Fraudster generates the question, 'Can he really be this stupid? Or is he trolling?' Not that it matters as the answer to both questions is the same. You're a loser Gibbens. Always have been, always will be. alvey Beginnin

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 14 Hours ago by: alvey

I wonder how many are fully operational? Shirley there's a high probability of some having screens busted by his tanties & toy flinging. alvey

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 4 Days 22 Hours ago by: Noddy

Yep. Nothing whatsoever to do with his monstrously incorrect claim that you can simulate the feel of a non boosted brake system by disconnecting the vacuum supply to the booster on a boosted brake system. Not only is it unequivocally

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Really?, He was being generous. Hahaha.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Triggered.......:):):). Watch yer B/P. ooroo. (Oh, While yer here, how about *your* version of why *I`m wrong* re the brakes debacle. TIA. <FBG>)

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ *Your* M/O to a tee........You cunts do *not* pass the pub test. Never will.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Cut from the same cloth!.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It`s *not*. However it`s irrelevent to the Q at the base of this.. It`s *simple* you fucked up at the beginning, and have *not* the gonads to *admit* such. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ *Again* irrelevant!!. If you

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 1 Hour ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Nah, Too late!.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: Xeno

Hey Darren, *you* are creating the useless argument!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 4 Hours ago by: Xeno

Darren's like a Tigerpaw Radial Tyre, *bites when cornered*. LOL

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Clocky

With all that spit flying around it's no wonder he needed 17 screens.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

A lot of numbnuts do exactly that, as no doubt you have seen over your years in the trade. They have no understanding of the principles, their knowledge piecemeal, the damage they do - massive! Ask Les about that!

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ *BULLSHIT?, Hell yeah, kryppys claim re brakes is just that. .. Whats *your* version??. C'Mon Don`t be shy!. and your claim to be a qualified

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Clocky

"Appliance salesman" "Former Labor Party member" "Towbar fitter" "Mudflap fitter" etc... A very small selection of the complete lies fabricated by an "utter moron cannot help himself and has to resort to making false claims about me in

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Clocky

LOL :-) I don't I've ever seen a dumber poster on Usenet in multiple groups in 25 years and that's saying something because there have been some pretty basic units in that time. That he thinks he is actually clever is just the Dunning

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Clocky

I like that he took the time to type all that deep vein rage in response to someone he doesn't care about and who gets "ignored". It tells me he cares that facts get in the way of his lies and that he hates it - yet he's also too gutl

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

The foam off a cheap cappuccino would get the better of you John...

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: Clocky

Of course he read it :-) It's also a valid question given his comments in this thread and technical explanation as to why LCD's will never produce a black as black as any plasma display. According to NoddyLiar he can't see the differe

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

snip Failed Bully Blimey! I had to put my Sony noise cancelling cans on to finish that. alvey

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: Noddy

Lol :) Here is yet *another* example of how fucked up these ridiculous cuntoxens are :) Last week or so when I was briefly conversing with Felix he made a few typical "Felix" posts in that they were utterly ridiculous and completely

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: alvey

lol! "He's pissweak..." said Fraudster, from behind his legendary killfail. Still so very insecure is Fraudster. But there's a positive! It's at least one thing that he's provided more than sufficient evidence of. Unlike 'Logic'. Th

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

He's probably been fitting brake shoes back to front for decades. Seriously, I would not be surprised at all.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: Noddy

Clueless Clasener's standard operating procedure, in fact. Whenever he comments and is shown to have made a completely clueless *cunt* out of himself, which he does on the overwhelming majority of occasions including this one, he goes

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

Yeah absolutely right. The similarities are uncanny. NoddyLiar has also blurted Murdoch headlines in this group as if they are based on fact. That's scary actually, to think there are hordes of these morons viewing, reading and believi

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Yep!. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The interesting thing is *no-one* has actually said *anything against* the points we raised... Nothing zilch. However as you say there has been *reams* of completely irrelevant word

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: alvey

On the very odd occassion, usually on Media Watch, I watch some Murdoch mouthpiece from Sky berating their mouth-breathing viewers with whatever insane rubbish is currently annoying Murdoch. Their hectoring, lecturing and lightly-foamed

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I usually ignore the replicated rantings, however today theirfoaming at the gob *nonsensical* blathering got the better of me!. So be it!. <G>

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Nah, he`s *hands on*, not a withered old chalky with boundless (books and google) theory, which she will bash you with if given half a chance!. (Or not don`t matter.) As for tv`s, he apparently has a

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yep, this link would make sense if he had actually done an apprenticeship; https://what-when-how.com/automobile/brake-shoe-and-pad-fundamentals-automobile/ Darren is so so *predictable*. ;-)

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

https://what-when-how.com/automobile/brake-shoe-and-pad-fundamentals-automobile/ It's you who doesn't understand the differences primarily because you never did any apprenticeship ever. Had you ever done so, then the information provid

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

I can. Your bullshit in this thread and your claim to be a qualified machinist and mechanic. Once again you have provided proof that you haven't been within coo-ee of completing any apprenticeship. Well done, you dickhead.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

The above from the most delusional poster ever seen in usenet! LOL But you missed the obvious and that's what John penned *immediately after* mention of handyman drills. No Darren, you're adding your own bullshit into the mix *again*.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 9 Hours ago by: Noddy

In the context of this group, which we've recently been reminded is limited to automotive specifics, what could actually be worse than an automotive mechanics trade teacher not understanding the working differences between a boosted an

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 9 Hours ago by: Noddy

He's pissweak, but then that's hardly newsworthy. He's just another of these ridiculous walking personality disorders who can't accept the fact that there are people out there who couldn't care less about whatever they have to whine a

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

He is nuts and he is lying.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

Both. He considers himself a *TV expert*, no doubt because he has 15 of them, so its sad that his *experience* has taught him *nothing*. Just like his experience in the motor trade it has to be said.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 10 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ He was *not* implying *anything* re, *any* poast!. This, from tiktok: 'You can ignore NoddyLiar, he is arguing that he can't tell An *ad hom* no more no less. I made the poa

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

Only in your mind :) I'm well aware that metric drills are Yeah, that's exactly right, and that's what I was addressing. What you claimed was that you never needed to use metric drills as using a combination of Imperial fractiona

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 11 Hours ago by: Clocky

You are on Pootins watch list now and he's messing with you... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyPj21jBl_0

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 11 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ He *DID* (fail life, no reflection on noddy. However, *You* fit right in)......The *proof* of that can be seen in here *every day* by way of obscure, rambling, nonsensical *look at me* > poasts aimed at hi

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 13 Hours ago by: John_H

Noting the goalpost shift... I'm well aware that metric drills are available in 0.1mm increments (in the smaller sizes at least) however you're conveniently forgetting that my original post related to a set of the "handyman" rubbish (sic

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 16 Hours ago by: alvey

Speaking of Fux... They have a good deal atm... $59* per mth on a 12 mth plan Netflix on us* for 12 months Foxtel Plus with 50+ channels of Entertainment, Drama, Lifestyle, Docos, Reality & more Sports HD with over 50 sports plus access

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 16 Hours ago by: alvey

lol. It's yet another classic lose-lose from the Fraudster. Either he's nutso or he's lying. alvey

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 17 Hours ago by: alvey

Hahahahahahahahahahahaha! Crikey but you're an idiot Fraudster! You're trying to imply that you didn't read Clock's comments... They were in the bit you snipped idiot! Do you even half-seriously expect people to believe that you didn't

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 17 Hours ago by: alvey

Could be worse. He could have emulated you and failed Life.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 17 Hours ago by: alvey

That reads like a tacit agreement by the Fraudster that he has no quals or training. Ok, so instead he's adopted the 'my vast experience' position. There's a big problem with this though. Where was all this 'vast experience' gained? It

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 5 Days 20 Hours ago by: Clocky

He's either blind or he's trolling for attention. Which is it?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days ago by: Xeno

It was quite clearly a question! "Is he blind?", a question if ever I saw one and given the *state of the discussion*, quite a logical question to ask. So Darren, are you blind?

Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days ago by: Clocky

It was a pile of worthless junk. Worse is when the dickhead destroys good cars for views. What, restoring Fords into manageable pieces scrap with an angle grinder to put them back in the earth?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days ago by: Clocky

That's from around 2008 if I'm not mistaken. Trev's isn't that old. If you have so many TV's (17 wtf, that's nuts) why use such an old beast? Or do you keep TV's in their original packaging and never use them, like your scan tools?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days ago by: Clocky

He's most certainly wrong on that score. If he can't see it he either is talking out of his arse and just wants to argue or he's legally blind.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days ago by: Clocky

Your own words pal.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days ago by: Clocky

The "village idiot" at least managed to reach the minimum entry requirement to start an apprenticeship even if he was too dumb to complete it but what does that say about the total dunce who couldn't even manage the minimum entry requ

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

Doing his usual pissweak having a stab each way, no doubt.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 1 Hour ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ An out of the blue Ad Hom. Shock horror!!. Good ol' straight shooter tiktok....(As If.) PFffftttt.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 1 Hour ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ An out of the blue Ad Hom. Shock horror!!. Good ol' straight shooter tiktok....(As If.) PFffftttt.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

Both failed English 101, that's a certainty.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 3 Hours ago by: Clocky

....and you two dumbarses have to snip all the facts of the matter. Funny that.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

all his movies are on DVD and Blue-ray and we played around a lot with the settings in store.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

you must be blind! nope. Trev see the reality you do realize I hope that plasma tv's had many generations. the last ones were nothing like the very early ones. reminds me.. I remember seeing the very first plasma panel availabl

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

LOL. I think he just likes to start arguments. either that or he's a complete idiot. but probably both actually, and half blind. reminds me.. he also said a while ago that there's no picture quality difference between low end budget tu

Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: alvey

Oh yeah? And whereabouts did you do that Fraudster? At the Honda dealership while you were "Service Manager"? In the street outside your parents house at Altona? Or in your mighty tin shed in Bumhole? Where the only wreck (aside from you

Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 5 Hours ago by: Noddy

I've restored way worse. It could have been restored if you're into that, or wrecked and the useable parts sold off to other people. Just another example of why the Human Race deserves extinction.....

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 5 Hours ago by: Noddy

What do you expect? This is the "teacher" who dismally failed "Brakes 101" :)

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 6 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Pretty rich coming from *you* ya garrulous cunt.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

Oh god you are right I had a drill chart stuck to the inside lid of my first toolbox. It was a big sticker. May even have been supplied by TAFE for all us automotive apprentices or one of our suppliers, can't be sure. It's just hilari

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: Clocky

So you can't see that plasma blacks are true blacks unlike a LCD display and now you can't see the differences between the two in the high speed scenes either? I thought it was just your incompetence that prevented you diagnosing inje

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: Clocky

Already is. It's only downside Not anymore. For now. And possible burn-in issues. Resolved. Otherwise it beats Already beats plasma for the added benefits. In which case you are quite correct. But LCD isn't the latest technolog

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: Clocky

Yeah really. Plasmas generally weren't all that reliable. Having said that the first Samsung LCD we bought failed twice. First time the power board (bad caps) which they replaced at home and the second time the firmware got corrupted an

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

Anything fast motion is where plasma displays might still have something over even OLED, but that would be about it. LCD rely on a backlight to work which prevents them being able to display true blacks, plasma and OLED displays produ

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

which is because pixels on plasma screens have their own illumination being gas filled capsules fired by electrical charge (for want of a better explanation without googling)

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

Obviously you can't. As well, you are putting your illiteracy on display for all to see. John penned this in response to your bullshit. On 22/6/2022 5:04 pm, John_H wrote: You read only one thing from that response; *"common metric size

Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

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Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Yep, right up there. :( Destruction for the sake of it....There was *no* problems with that machine that were *Not* repairable.. The tree got a caning for no reason as well. (The driver said he was w

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: Noddy

Sorry John, but you just said "scientific area" with no indication as to what that entailed which is why I asked. Right. So all the knowledge, but no direct hands on experience though. You'll be Krypsis's new best buddy in no time fl

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: Noddy

Lol :) Amazing. I've watched all kinds of "high speed" scenes in movies and never saw an issue on the LCD once. I think you see what you *want* to see rather than what's actually there. A few hundred? So you've evalled a few hundr

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yes, he really is that ignorant! His ignorance in this area certainly puts the lie to his claims to be a *qualified* auto machinist. Any machinists, even hobby machinists, know where number drills fit into the overall scheme of things

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

But you lie Darren, you lie a *lot*. You likely haven't been within a bull's roar of a plasma screen in your entire life. Of course you don't since you *know both are true*! You have piss poor eyesight, you admitted that yourself? Or w

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

I'm betting *both* are correct! Darren also *lies*. Can't believe a word he says.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

What would you know Darren? You aren't even a machinist, something you proved when you didn't know where *number drills* fit into the overall scheme of things. You're definitely not a scientist nor would you even meet the entry require

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**Sounds about right. OLEDs will beat plasmas in almost every area.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**I did offer an alternate explantion for your inability to see the obvious advantages of a Pana plasma. **MILLISECONDS, because that's how slow LCD sets are. Plasmas respond in MICROSECONDS. The difference it huge and is easily visib

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: John_H

Are you really that ignorant or merely trying it on for the sake of an argument?... Instrumentation aside a considerable amount of specialised scientific apparatus (particularly high vacuum equipment) is made from stainless steel and hel

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

the issue with your remarks is, as always, belief in their veracity any fast action including sport replace the word 'Trevor' with 'noddy' in that sentence and you're talking about yourself! main TV is a UHD LG LED. no way w

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

no way would I swap my 65 inch LG LED for a plasma tv, all things considered see my reply to clocky

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

yes, I believe OLED kills anything else for pure black not really. a friend of mine is a movie buff and flogs his Panasonic TV to death. it's never missed a beat over more than a decade now. interestingly, a few years ago he thought

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 11 Hours ago by: Noddy

Trevor, for fuck's sake. Did you not read the part where I said I have indeed watched a Panasonic plasma and in fact own a couple of LG plasma's myself, or are are you doing a "Clasener" and ignoring it because it doesn't fit with you

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 11 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

rubbish. LG is no worse than comparable makes the main advantage LCD/LED had/has over plasma in picture sharpness.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 11 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

I choose the latter or both :) yes, you are correct. not sure how good the newest TV's are, but for years no LCD has been able to match plasma in fast motion scenes and colour accuracy. I had a large screen Panasonic plasma until r

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 11 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

LOL

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 11 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**Read what I wrote. OLED will reign supreme as display panel technology. It's only downside is brightness. For now. And possible burn-in issues. Otherwise it beats or equals plasma. My next and future TV sets will be OLED. My comment

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 11 Hours ago by: Clocky

No, they are mostly opinion based on outdated technology. OLED has truly black blacks, has fantastic viewing angles, fantastic colour reproduction, low power consumption and input delays have largely been resolved. The added bonus w

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 12 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**Yep, I was right. You've never watched an HD Panasonic plasma. Or you have no clue. One of those statements is correct. You choose. Here's why my Pana plasma is superior to ANY LCD screen: * Speed: Plasma TVs are MUCH faster than an

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 12 Hours ago by: Noddy

I have actually watched a Panasonic HD Plasma as it happens, and in fact I still have a couple of LG Plasma's here which are the last remaining two left from the batch of new ones I bought when the house was built a decade ago. I've b

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 13 Hours ago by: Noddy

In the "scientific" area? Sounds interesting. How much drilling and tapping went on? Actually the bullshit here is yours as I never said it was "difficult". That is clearly your invention. What I said was that using the right sized

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 14 Hours ago by: John_H

Once again. Imperial drills, including the letter and number series, have smaller increments then 0.1mm (4 thou), which is no doubt why both of the workshops I was involved when I worked for GovCo didn't posses so much as a single metric

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 14 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**Clearly, you have never watched a Panasonic HD plasma TV. If you had, you would not ask that question. At 10 years old, no LCD can match it and under high light conditions, not even an OLED can beat it.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 14 Hours ago by: Noddy

I've read this to myself 4 times now and *still* don't get the logic behind it. Why wouldn't you just use the LED/LCD all the time?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 15 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**Good question! Points: * It still works perfectly. Placing my old plasma into landfill would not be a good idea. It would be wasteful. Likewise, recycling a perfectly functioning TV set. * I only use it during cold/mild weather. Du

Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 6 Days 23 Hours ago by: Noddy

That's how the fuckwit makes his money. I don't have any particular love for that kind of truck, and while it looked like it had rust issues it was certainly loaded with decent parts that other people could have used. Destroying it j

Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days ago by: Clocky

Doesn't make him any less of a dickhead. Still, at least he's not a fraud claiming to be qualified when he isn't. He buys new vehicles just to destroy them, restored vehicles, rare vehicles, his mates vehicle that he is sentimentally

Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days ago by: Daryl

Trouble is some people actually seem to enjoy that sort of video, it had more than 4millions views. The 250 looked pretty rusty underneath and I don't think they are worth all that much in the US but it still seems dumb to destroy it jus

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

Um, yeah, nah! You just did a quick Google session to catch up where you stuffed up. And you stuffed up good! You proved you aren't a qualified or trained machinist. Well done you!

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

I did. No problem with what you said. Yep. As I said, it's those few thousandths that matter. The difference isn't huge, but it's enough to make a difference. Especially in harder materials. There are *some* metric tap sizes where a

Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

Some people have nothing better to do other than advertise how much of a retarded attention seeking fuckwit they are. Like this moron here......

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 2 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

All that shows is that there are lots of fuckwits like you around. Wrong, as always given that I only ever watch steamed Oz FTA. Nothing normal about you, child. Figures. I never ever watch it.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

All that proves is that there are lots of terminal fuckwits as bad as you. Ditto. Even when it is mindless shit. Wrong, as always, particularly with sport. Cultural relevance is irrelevant, stupid.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: Max

All the shows I mentioned are the highest ratings shows in Australia. Far higher than any streaming service shit that you watch. I prefer to be part of the normal culture of this country. Heck, I may even start watching Home and Away.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: Max

I live under a bridge in a tent in Sydney where this a park. I watch TV and use the internet by way of a mobile phone.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: Max

Those shows I mentioned are the highest rating shows in the country. Far higher than any foreign streaming service tripe that you watch. It does make a difference that I am Australian because I want to watch Australian content. FTA

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 4 Hours ago by: Xeno

Anyone worth their salt who has done apprenticeship training as a *machinist* would know that John. Darren hasn't done an apprenticeship else he would know where number drills sit in the general scheme of things. Obviously Darren has tr

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

Every motor mechanic apprentice at Richmond was taught the correct process of sharpening a drill, including all the underpinning theory. Because it was *competency based* training, they had to *consistently* produce acceptably sharp dr

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 5 Hours ago by: John_H

Try reading the first line above! The common metric sizes run in 0.5mm increments (19 thou) compared to 1/64" (16 thou) for imperial fraction sizes. In combination with (imperial) number and letter drills the increments are typically le

Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

Didn't break a timing chain and didn't bend like a Navara would... Toyota tough!

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 6 Hours ago by: Noddy

This is absolutely 100% spot on. Sharpening drills is a learned process, and it's not something you can master within 5 minutes of being shown the basics. Not unless you're a tafe "welding teacher" who lives in a delusional bubble. Th

Re: Who said a Prius is useless. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 7 Hours ago by: Daryl

Skip the first 4mins.

Who said a Prius is useless.

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 7 Hours ago by: Daryl

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_GVlSzJSJg

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 7 Hours ago by: Daryl

Trouble is not all that many people have been taught how to properly look after those sort of tools with the exception being fitter and turners or similar trades, most handymen wouldn't have a clue, many younger mechanics would also ha

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Noddy <me@home.com> wrote It is obvious from the way they glare at the camera that many of the possible perps on Million Dollar Murders have not in fact given any permission to be filmed, fuckwit. And even you should be able to check t

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

No Darren, John's doing the drilling right. *You* must be doing it wrong!

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: Clocky

Agreed on that. If you have never needed a metric drill bit and made do with Imperial... well, you can't have done much.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: Clocky

Which rather reveals why you have made do with one set to begin with. Metric drill bits are essential... unless you're a butcher.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: Clocky

You believe a lot of things, fraud, but the facts always get in the way of your beliefs.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: Noddy

You're obviously not trying anywhere near hard enough :) Horses for courses. You've obviously never been in a position where you've needed to drill lots of holes in a variety of materials on a regular basis. That's not criticism, but

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 9 Hours ago by: John_H

Funny thing that. I can't recall ever breaking a drill in a drill press or on a lathe. I keep workshop drills separate from the handyman stuff which, aside from masonry drills, is mostly made up of bits and pieces I've acquired over the

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

Wow! What a laugh! *YOU*, of all people, telling someone they live in a bubble! You've been living in a *fantasy bubble* for *decades*, possibly even your *entire life*!!!

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

That might apply to *you*. Your secondary education experience, and your inability to gain an apprenticeship, says much more than you realise about your *learning ability* - or lack thereof. Rubbish! Drill sharpening is 90% process, 1

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

Good enough for everyone I expect. Potts jigs are fine and do a good job if you have one set up properly. They're not very useful for small stuff, but in the 3/8" to 1" range they work well.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

I had to Google a Potts Jig, never heard that term before but I see it is merely the original term for a drill sharpening jig. Like this; https://www.carbatec.com.au/Images/ProductImages/Medium/93K70-01-drill-grinding-guide.jpg https:/

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

same as arguing with you then. :)

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 11 Hours ago by: Noddy

It *is* a perishable skill. Like many things people say that once you learn you never forget, and that's a load of bullshit really. If you haven't done something in a very long time then you *might* remember how to do it, but just bec

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 11 Hours ago by: Noddy

How the fuck would you know whether they do or not? Assuming something is legal just because someone does it and you never hear about any repercussions is not a very sound logic :) Believe whatever you like Rod. It's not like anyone c

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 11 Hours ago by: Xeno

That would be my guess. If you know what each step is and why it's necessary, the rest is practice. I have a bench grinder but it's not all that handy. It's at my mate's place 15k away along with my lathe/mill combo. With 2 cars in our

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 11 Hours ago by: Clocky

Just day to day stuff, real mechanic in a real workshop. 100% relatable. You'll note that real workshops aren't spotlessly clean, don't have workbenches and floors you can eat off and contain real mechanics - unlike the clueless fraud

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 11 Hours ago by: Daryl

LOL. Some of my twist drills would date back to the mid 70's when I bought my first electric drill. I don't drill all that many holes these days, last time would have been 3-4mths ago when I used some timber left over from the carport

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 11 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Noddy <me@home.com> wrote You never could bullshit your way out of a wet paper bag. But we can see from Million Dollar Murders that they don't and don't get any legal downsides when they don't. You are lying thru your fucking teeth

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: John_H

Same here. Two skills I became involved with while still in my teens where how to sharpen drills and knives, both of which have served me well ever since. Back when I had an interest in model engineering a Potts jig was considered to be

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 12 Hours ago by: John_H

Certainly true of my grandfather's axe... it's only ever needed two new handles and one new axehead! :) Don't know much about carpentry (wood is meant for burning) but the major break through in metal cutting tools was tunsten molybden

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 13 Hours ago by: Noddy

For fuck's sake. Sometimes I think you give Felix a run for his money when it comes to being remarkably fucking thick :) You've *already* had a link to an article where the head of Border Security (who you claim to be "some guy" :) ha

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 13 Hours ago by: Clocky

Or that Kayo isn't owned by Foxtel. Something Rod hasn't done, unlike ol' mate NoddyLiar, is claimed qualifications that he doesn't have.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 13 Hours ago by: Clocky

No, of course you haven't. Newer models are *much* better.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 20 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Noddy <me@home.com> wrote Corse you do that all the time, eh. No point, we can see from Million Dollar Murders that they arent getting any permission to include video footage or photos of possible perps, so we know you are just plain

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 22 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

in that respect he's very much like you then. tell us again how centrifugal force on CV joints straightens wheels..

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: Noddy

Some of them work pretty well, while others less so. The key to the success of the various types of drill sharpening devices is the abrasive used to do the sharpening. A lot of the cheaper ones use a fairly coarse stone, and while that

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

I've got an Ozito "Multi Function Sharpener" plus a Multi Sharp drill bit sharpener, only used the Ozito a couple of times and it seems to work OK, the Multi Sharp gives better results but since I don't use it very often I need to spend

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days ago by: Noddy

They were probably in one of the private interview rooms with a miked up "suspect" recording a scripted part of the show :)

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days ago by: Noddy

Okay Rod. I know you'll never admit to being wrong, but *just* for your own edification write a letter to the producers of Border Security or RBT and ask them if they need clearances from the members of the public who are filmed befo

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days ago by: Noddy

For small stuff I use one of these: Looks complicated compared to a grinder, but they're piss easy, faster, give a much better finish and allow you yo vary angles for different materials and cut split points easily which is excellent

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

You mustn't drill many holes :)

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 2 Hours ago by: keithr0

Coming home through Brisbane International a couple of years ago, there were signs in customs warning that channel 7 were filming. didn't see them though.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Wrong, as always.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Noddy <me@home.com> wrote Yes, but you were the pig ignorant fool that stupidly ran that line. How odd that those I listed, and you carefully deleted from the quoting, clearly didnt. Bullshit with Border Patrol, Million Dollar Murd

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: Xeno

I have one of those - somewhere. Bought it, never used it, still in pristine unused condition. That's because I can *still* sharpen drills. If you properly learn the process, including the whys and wherefors, you never lose that skill.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

I have a tool for sharpening drills. the drill bit is inserted into it while in the drill, then you run the drill for about a minute, and the bit is sharpened with the correct angles set.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

how can anyone live without a bench grinder in the tool shed?

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 3 Hours ago by: Daryl

The fact that you "inherited" them "nigh on half a century ago" is probably why you still have them. "They don't make them like they used to". I have some wood chisels that were my fathers who did a cabinet making apprenticeship, accord

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: Xeno

I'm happy to go with *missed his prime*. Darren was in fantasy land in what should have been his prime years. He is still in fantasy land.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

if you say someone is old *before* their prime you're saying they haven't reached their prime yet. ie. their prime is yet to come. prime meaning of course their 'best' or 'best years' https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prime ..

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 4 Hours ago by: Xeno

Nope, he *missed* his prime!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

/* perk */ snip Come again? Hahahahahahahaha. Yep, you've sure got this English stuff mastered Fraudster. At least as well as you have the Law. Possibly even gooder. alvey “My command of the language is quite good even if I d

Re: Foxtel (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

what you said indicted he hasn't reached his prime yet. ie. the best is yet to come! shirley his 'best' has long gone..

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yeah, I think I have enough drill bits for my future use. These days I tend to buy individual ones to suit my immediate needs. I have a couple of small drawers of misc. drill bits I regularly use. I do have one of those steel boxed sets

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

LOL

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

Well, yeah. Even Daryl dares not deviate from a direct path to Darren's shed lest he encounter unruly people. That's why he failed to see that wrecking yard clearly visible from Darren's front door.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

Nope, I meant prime - because his *accident(s)* have made him old and left him without a future, or any, prime time.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

Mate, he opened the gate, I felt *compelled* to butt in with the obvious!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

*Kinda like*??? Darren definitely operates in his own little world *all the time*!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

That's what *you* are all about, using the *fantasy* of you having three apprenticeships and two trade qualifications to create an illusion of reality. You haven't a clue what *reality* even is, you are a sociopath when all's said and

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 5 Hours ago by: Noddy

Whether they're the point of the show or not is completely irrelevant. As far as the law is concerned the people featured in these shows have to give their consent for film taken of them to be used. These are *not* news media stories

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Noddy <me@home.com> wrote Even more pathetic than you usually manage. Fraid so. No thanks, it stays mindless pig ignorant shit no matter how often you repeat it. Those examples I listed do make them the detailled focus of the

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: alvey

He thinks that it runs on blood extract... alvey

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 6 Hours ago by: Noddy

You never do. But anyway.... Uh-huh. Let me reiterate for those who have trouble with English. The illegality is *not* in the filming itself, but in how the film is used. You *cannot* use someone's image in any commercial venture wi

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: alvey

If someone posted that they had 20 tvs scattered around their house then Fraudster would say that he had 25. And that they were bigger.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: Clocky

Presumably because they didn't inherit a drill bit set nigh on half a century ago and don't have access to yours. HTH

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: Clocky

He did once mention that he has a TV in every room so he can monitor his driveway or front door for "deliveries" or some other such nonsensical bullshit.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: Clocky

For a bloke concerned about global warming, why on earth are you still using a Plasma TV?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 7 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Noddy <me@home.com> wrote We'll see... You are wrong, as always. Have fun explaining how the media got permission from Tony Sergi's mates to use the footage of the punchup at the funeral when his mates quite literally assaulted the c

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 8 Hours ago by: Noddy

Yes, you are. You can take all the pictures and videos of whoever you like in public without needing their permission to do so, but if you *then* wish to use that footage in a commercial venture, such as including it in a video packa

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 8 Hours ago by: John_H

Why would anyone here need buy a new drill set when I'm still using the same one I inherited nigh on half a century ago? Presumably they either break them, lose them, lend them to their neighbours or don't know to sharpen 'em! :)

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Noddy <me@home.com> wrote Not really true of the true crime docos. Wrong. Never said anything about random. My comment was about the hyping.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

you should know. you're the expert on that!!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

there is a 'prime' in his future?? shirley you meant time..

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

you're being unkind. he has to have one in his shed to keep his eye on the line of customers outside waiting for repairs to see they don't become impatient and unruly, which would be on the cards given the locality.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

LOL, yes

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

dam! u  beat me to it!  :)

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

kinda like you then...

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

to each his own

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

That's what Television is all about. Using fantasy to create the illusion of "reality". You know that the consent of the people being filmed in the making of those shows has to be obtained by the producers before any footage can be

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Noddy <me@home.com> wrote And most do hype things up so that it isn't as boring as real life. But not all do, most obviously with Border Force and the reality TV cop shows.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 10 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

True. I do as far as what shows up on TV is concerned. Sure, some sport can be useful for your health etc but not the shit that ends up on TV, I don't, don't see the point.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: alvey

Two options there: 1. None of the Frauds' family are in the room. 2. He's lying again. Summary: A quality Lose-Lose from the Fraudster. alvey

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Xeno

Old before your prime, eh? That ABI you inflicted upon yourself will definitely make you dozy.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Xeno

Says the man with 15 TVs in his home (including his shed!). BTW, the radio newscasts come from the same sources as TV news. Same shit, different bucket!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Xeno

Says the man with 15 TVs in his home. Yeah, right!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Xeno

You mean they operate in the same little world you operate in - one of complete fantasy? Yeah, I'd believe that.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 11 Hours ago by: Noddy

There was probably deliberate under quoting to make it all seem feasible. At the end of the day it was a television show, and they all seem to operate in their own little worlds.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Daryl

Not much proof was needed:-) I wouldn't say "any" sport but agree that an awful lot of it is ruined by the way its presented on TV and the commentators are too often utter wankers. I love test cricket but sometimes I watch it with the

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Daryl

LOL, I've seen that channel but only watch it very occasionally.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 12 Hours ago by: Daryl

In suburbia not many, I don't own a hoist but have access to more than one not far from home. What I used to find interesting about Wheeler Dealers was the cost they quoted for getting things done, for example they often used to get wh

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 14 Hours ago by: lindsay

And that says reams. So? I dont think the FTA networks will burst into tears if yet another viewer turned their shit off. I am Australian and I live in Australia too, (not that that makes any difference to the subject at hand) and t

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 15 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Fark, thanks for that completely superfluous proof that you actually are that terminal a fuckwit. Only for terminal fuckwits, just like with any sport. Pity about that.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 16 Hours ago by: alvey

And which bridge do you live under? alvey

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ $29 from ebay and others.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Of course. Not surprised tho that felix couldn`t see that..(I get movie box free felix. Few dollars saved there over the years) <G>. As you`d know its good for latest news, radio stations, movies etc. (and o

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: Max

Married at First Sight, Big Brother, The Block, Masterchef and My Kitchen Rules is all I watch TV for. If those shows weren't on, I would hardly watch TV at all. These shows are entertaining and they are culturally relevant to Austra

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 8 Days 23 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Speaking of youtube, there`s a channel called "Rainman Rays Repairs" that i`ve been following. Talk about *real*!, a shitload of different repairs, and procedures that he covers warts and all!!. (and he makes a few fu

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days ago by: Clocky

+1 Thanks Keith.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days ago by: Noddy

I can't possibly answer that question, but I can tell you that of the 5 families that live in my street all of them have sheds and 4 of them have hoists in those sheds. Owning such equipment is certainly likely to be far more predomin

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

Yes, but you're the exception, for instance, 90% of the work on the show was done on the hoist, what percentage of the viewers do you reckon had one of those?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

Paul was supposed just to help with heavy lifting, although what goes on behind the scene is anybodys guess. I've seen some of the Workshop Diaries, not as good as the old days but OK.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 5 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**Thanks for the head's-up.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 5 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**Correct. did you purchase the **Nope. I didn't know that there was one. I use a mouse and keyboard at times, when I can be bothered.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

Ok. thanks for that. I think the trash can auto deletes files if disk space is needed, but not sure without checking. did you purchase the voice remote?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: Daryl

LOL, seems that way:-)

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: Daryl

They always did, Edd China had his mate Paul helping and no way any of them could do the work they do in the time without extra help. I watch "Workshop Diaries" on YouTube which is Edd China and Paul, different to Wheeler Dealers but w

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 7 Hours ago by: Clocky

It's not what you have, it's how you make what you have work for you. Mechanics know this all too well. You won't understand.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 7 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**By "well resolved" I mean: * You can play back from any box to another box. * When deleting a video, it is placed into a 'trashcan', where it can be recovered, if you later realised that you did not want to delete the video (which I'

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 7 Hours ago by: Clocky

You are only out of that demographic by age champ.

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 7 Hours ago by: Clocky

Sutton own P&N like Foxtel owns Kayo. Just FYI :-) Well done Mr. MaGoogle. But they are $109, and for $144 you can get the 200 piece P&N set (maybe less if you shop around) which would seem like better value. $99 is an excellent pr

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 7 Hours ago by: Noddy

Dunno, but this is allegedly a country that screened Neighbours twice a day, and you'd have to wonder why once wasn't enough. I never saw any episodes other than Edd and Mike. I know Edd left the series, but I'd grown tired of it lon

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 7 Hours ago by: alvey

"EVERY [Super Rugby. AS] GAME LIVE, EXCLUSIVE AND AD-BREAK FREE DURING PLAY ON FOX SPORTS ON FOXTEL". https://tinyurl.com/pjcre8wr "Every game of the Super Rugby and A-League LIVE". https://tinyurl.com/y5yhn3e3 You just can't help you

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

in the UK they have "+1" channels, exactly the same programs an hour later. Don't know why that should be needed in these days of DVRs I liked the early ones best, I liked Edd China better than Ant Anstead too. It's kind of a weird pr

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

Yeah, everything was better in the 80's. You powdered your nose, picked up some chicks and partied all week - homos just got AIDS and Kamahl wasn't on Today Tonight sooking about Hey Hey and how offended he was every time he went back

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

So true though!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Noddy <me@home.com> wrote Those aren't staged and neither are the cop reality TV shows. Pity about the best of the docos. Bullshit with the best of the docos.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Noddy <me@home.com> wrote Duh. Only a fool does that. Yep, some well worth watching. Bullshit. Thats bullshit with the true crime docos on 9 and 7. I haven't been able to find anything of interest to me one the few occasions

Re: Want drills? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

It's not bad. Way better than Sutton which are ridiculously over priced :) I think Mitre 10 were doing the same set for the same price, or near enough to it.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

Magic 1278 digital for mine. It's talk free apart from the hourly syndicated news bulletins, and it's mostly a mix of 60's, 70's and a little bit of 80's stuff. Basically what Gold FM used to be before they employed a bunch of fuckwi

Want drills?

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: keithr0

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

Which is a sad indictment of the state of today's world....

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

Which was one of my greatest criticisms of Foxtel, which was how often they repeated stuff. One of the others was how ridiculous it was to advertise the number of channels they so graciously afforded you in your "package" when many of

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: keithr0

The only radio that I listen to is Radio Caroline on the internet, it's just a machine playing random old stuff, but then that's what I like.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

As usual you make a ridiculously compelling argument. If you like cooking shows, staged "survival" shows, staged "singing talent" shows, staged "marriage" shows, staged "border security" shows, Home shopping "infotainment" shows or mo

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

It depends on the subject matter. I'm not going to watch a doco just because it's on if I have no interest in what it's about. There are some decent ones, and especially on SBS catch up, but they're few and far between and the stuff o

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 11 Hours ago by: Noddy

Yep. I get free postage on certain items, and there are music streaming benefits as well. For 7 bucks a month it's outstanding value. We used to have Kayo, and that was just for the wife to watch her Rugby. Being a Kiwi she's bat shi

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 11 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ *Enjoy*??.....Dos`nt get a look in here!. Cruel and unusual punishment in fact. :(

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 11 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

what the heck is 'resolved' supposed to mean in this context? I also have Fetch Mighty that I use to record FTA shows, and a Mini in the bedroom to watch anything recorded on the Mighty, and FTA of course, and I pay $1 a month for Movi

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I got a Fetch mighty thrown in when i went with Optus years ago. As you say a well resolved system!. Can`t fault it!. I have everything running thru it so can record whatever i choose!. (Paid $29 for a voice controll

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: keithr0

That's because you are 40 years and 60 IQ points out of their target demographic.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: keithr0

I think that they've had every Wheeler Dealers ever made on at least twice, so anything from now on has to be a repeat. I think that it went off the rails in the later series anyway, if you watch the credits, they had a bunch of extra m

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: keithr0

You can watch it on replay any time, I'll be doing that later today.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 12 Hours ago by: keithr0

And has other benefits you you buy stuff through Amazon. I've got that and Kayo, Kayo is just to watch F1 (it's half the price than using a foxtel subscription to do the same thing). I use a short term subscription to various streaming

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 13 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

yeah, sure you do fraudster. 'we' believe you, honest we do. anyhoo my foxtel subscription is less than the total cost of those, even without the 'one or two others' except you never have to pay full price if you're smart, which le

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 13 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

that's the one!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 14 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

and other stuff yes, lol .. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kx_G2a2hL6U

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

We, that being me and some other normal people, had a discussion a couple of weeks back as to whether 'The Life of Brian' could be made now. The concensus was 'No', not because of religion, but due to the number of characters with speech

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 16 Hours ago by: alvey

What caused the change? A cranial injury?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 16 Hours ago by: alvey

Lie. You were years behind in streaming Fraudster. But do tell the nice people what you flicked Foxtel for Fraudster. Being rhetorical there, I know you won't, so I will! Yes folks, the Bumhole Bogan ditched Foxtel and signed up for Ka

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 16 Hours ago by: alvey

snip whining Hey Fraudster! Instead of filling your tiresome posts with peurile insults of your enemies intelligence, you know, "brain dead", "imbecile", "fucktard", "moron" etc etc, why not just get yourself a footer which says someth

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 17 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Bullshit with the docos. Yeah, specially with the ABC. Thats the big advantage with the ABC Just In, you can skipe the editorial from fools like Gratten, Speers and Tingle. I never ever listen to the radio, its much worse again.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 17 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

I don't even watch that anymore, I prefer the ABC Just In and the BBC RSS for news now. Most of mine is with the beer before dinner and during dinner. Me too doco wise, but mostly from the ABC and SBS with some of the real crime from

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 17 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Not completely, Grand Designs Australia and Grand Designs NZ are worth watching but they show up on the ABC eventually. Yeah, much better for sport if you are into that shit.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 17 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Corse there is, most obviously with 4 Corners, Insight, Million Dollar Murders, 60 Minutes etc etc etc. Bullshit.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 17 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

In fact I never ever watch any of that shit.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Clocky

Is that the one where the film the reactions of lowest common denominator bogans (aka Ford drivers) watching crap shows on TV?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

life these days is way too serious. everyone is 'offended' by something. there's no fun anymore, thanks to all the PC bullshit and lunatic fringe groups. you have to watch what you say, watch what you do.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

some ppl even watch gogglebox

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: Noddy

Yep. You need your head examined to be entertained by brain poison like that.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: Noddy

There isn't. That's why I don't watch it. Even the nightly news services these days are more about editorial than reporting the facts, and it's getting to the point where I just turn it off and listen to the radio.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: Noddy

Agreed. Apart from the nightly news I don't watch any FTA tv as there's nothing I find entertaining. Most of my TV watching is done late at night when I fall asleep in front of a TV in a recliner, and for the most part I usually do so

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

How could you forget Kingswood Country? Or The Box... How about Aunty Jack, or Norman Gunston, not to forget Acroplis Now, or Effie. Mother and son was a classic. Hoges? Thank god you're here. None of them would pass the sniff test the

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

Yep, just finished watching the German MotoGP on Kayo which my son pays for, I usually watch F1 but not tonight since it doesn't start till 2.30am, even I'm not that dedicated:-) Neither are reliably live on FTA.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Petzl

The company I worked provided Fox via sat link. I found it boring and worthless. However there we some who liked cricket.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

Agree, Prime is very good value.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

Spot on, even the occasional show on FTA that I used to like such as Wheeler Dealers is destroyed by endless repeats. I watch the occasional travel show but not much else.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

I find it difficult to believe that anyone watches any of those shows.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

Didn't know there was any local crap let alone any worth watching. Unfortunately free to air TV is worth exactly what we pay for it and getting worse by the day.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days ago by: lindsay

I'm also Australian, (not that it makes a difference) and am profoundly embarrassed that FTA TV in Australia thinks that the majority of average punters would admit to enjoying the absolute slop that they dish up under the guise of e

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

Don't hold your breath. This is the "Post first, think later" moron in full flight. Just another example of what a ridiculously irrelevant cock sucker he is. Yeah, that's nice, but what in the blue fuck does it have to do with *aus.

Re: Successful class action against Toyota (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Clocky

Diesel has no future and these class actions are nails in the coffin. Thank fuck for that.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

Same here. Had Foxtel for years until there were alternatives, and as soon as there was I flicked it and will never be back. These days I have Netflix, Stan, Amazon Prime and one or two others for *way* less than the cost of Foxtel a

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Clocky

That might be true, but most American crap is lowest common denominator garbage that lowers the IQ of it's audience, if that's even possible.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 1 Hour ago by: Clocky

Nobody is paying to watch the ads. They are paying to watch the shows and they get to suffer the ads.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

because it isn't just "sport shit which isnt american or pommy junk"

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: F Murtz

Why?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: Max

I only like the Australian content, because being Australian I relate to the people and cultural references on those shows. But each to their own. I went through phases where I hated all those shows.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: lindsay

And not everyone enjoys Neighbours, Home and Away, Big Brother, My Kitchen Rules, and Married at First Sight, for fucks sake!

Re: Successful class action against Toyota (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

What it is telling you is that diesel is not going to be a fuel of the near future for light vehicles. Particulate emissions are killing off the diesel engine. The interesting corollary to this however is that GDI, the supposed future o

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Nope, dope.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

And communism doesnt work at all.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Which is shit compared with the best content. Not everyone is interest in local crap.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

There is no need for usenet either, stupid. Bullshit with sport particularly.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: lindsay

x-foxtel customer here. Or wanted? Think of that? Yeah, I just lurve Alf Stewart every night... not. You wouldn't know if you didnt subscribe to some of them. Mate (name and number available) gave me a heads up re Amazon Prime. $6

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: lindsay

Fair enough, Felix. Perhaps check before you post next time. So, wannabe net-cop, give him a spray for 1; crossposting, and 2: posting to an *off.topic* group without using the prefix in the subject header. You had a crack at Grumpy

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: lindsay

You keep supplying the ammo to criticise, Spazpecker!! rather Fetid invokes my new nickname... ready to run away AGAIN felix? In my case, a fair bit maybe up to two subjects a month..., BUT 90% of it is marked "OT". Your leader e

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

your comment is still wrong

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

that interpretation is correct. trevs statement is false and misleading.

Successful class action against Toyota

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

I'm surprised noddy hasn't been all over this. perhaps he's behind with the news?.. https://tinyurl.com/3xv4smen and especially after this recent one.. https://tinyurl.com/3sd5wkym

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

I concur

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

their prices vary a lot depending on when you sign up and what deals are current, and how good your bargaining skills are. I pay only $29 a month. I think this will be the third time now that I've told you it's not necessary to sit

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

which they have done

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

aliens did it! :)

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 4 Hours ago by: alvey

Nope, but this is how capitalism works. alvey

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Max

FTA tv is how you get Australian content. Not everyone is interested in American and UK crap.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Max

There is no need for either Foxtel or the American streaming services. Australian free to air channels are the only thing that's needed.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

There's an alternative you know. Pox users pay to avoid the diabolically bad FTA tv. hth alvey

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

Hmmmm. Perhaps the FLC members could try cabling one up their arses then... alvey alvey

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

No it didn't. They never did unless you wanted sport. Can't see that myself.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

Seeing as you know squat about Foxtels' programming and contractual broadcast rights then your "quite a bit" actually equates to 'bugger all'. Swings and roundabouts Trev. Please name an alternative to Fox which can match, or better,

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 5 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

Trivial to check the program guide, stupid.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: Noddy

I think you might be making a false argument there Trevor. I don't believe many Foxtel customers would actually pay to watch ads. They would pay to watch the shows they want to watch, and the ads are thrown in whether they like it or

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: Noddy

Unless you had extremely limited access then they would have been perfect for the job as hole alignment is precisely what they're for.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**Yep. I have three Fetch boxes. Two with hard drives and one without. Exceptionally well resolved system. One converts my ancient Panasonic Plasma into a smart TV.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**I know that users pay Foxtel, so they can watch ads.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**I know quite a bit about the topic. Foxtel charges $50.00/month (and then some) and users have to sit through ads. Bizarre.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: Daryl

Back when pay TV was first available Foxtel more or less had a monopoly but now there is lots of competition so their high fees just don't make any sense. Its even possible that they could increase their overall revenue by dropping fe

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: Sylvia Else

<snipped> Does anyone know how sci.space.policy could have been added to the groups for that post. I'm using Thunderbird, and I am subscribed to that group, but I'm certainly not aware of having done anything that might have added it

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

nonsense. you obviously don't have foxtel

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 7 Hours ago by: Sylvia Else

Given that that's unlawful anyway, there must be more lucrative ways of exploiting hacking skills. I'd be willing to subsidise someone's Netflix subscription if they can demonstrate that they've hacked into Russia and undermined it's w

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

I'm not sure why people are so interested stupidly expensive Foxtel. It is mostly just just sport shit which isnt american or pommy junk. .

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: Rod Speed

But there is quite a bit of evidence that they have got that wrong given the big drop in their revenue stream.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

As a source for *relevant* TV information/discussion, there are much better *active* resources - none on usenet. Given the topic also covered streaming on the internet via Foxtel Go, your topic was *on.topic* with respect to aus.compute

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

so the plan will be to hack their database. I'm sure keefy can help with that.  :)

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

as a follow up.. I didn't realize aus.tv was still current. last time I looked some time ago there was virtually nothing there, but checking now I see there's current traffic.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

Ok

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

we always stay here .. https://www.oetkercollection.com/hotels/the-lanesborough/

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 8 Hours ago by: Sylvia Else

I'm sure they run multiple servers anyway, but I don't see that that would be needed just to insert advertisements into a stream. It would depend on a data item in their subscriber database. If it's ads=yes, then ads get inserted. If i

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

the IQ3 doesn't have and antenna socket, and only some of the FTA channels. it also doesn't have any RCA sockets to record to external sources, like the previous one did, IQ2 I think. apart from recording, ppl used to use the rca's to

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Yairs, therefore the obvious Q is *why* do you hang around aus.cars???.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

or time and manual labor it seems..

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

My IQ4 also requires an antenna connection for free to air TV. So did the previous IQ box.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

In losing the *human race*, he wins.. LOL

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

You mean like you take advantage of car owners by pretending to be a qualified mechanic. What you do definitely makes you a *parasite* on the motor trade.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

Possibly not since you didn't describe the actual issue. That said, when you have a job like that, use of some ingenuity to make/modify tools to assist is generally what is required.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

then you shouldn't have commented in this thread when you know next to nothing about the topic, and I've already said how not to watch ads.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

yeah, good points. looks like a big win for foxtel.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

how would that work then from their end? would they run two servers one with ads and one without? btw, the two options foxtel offer are an IQ4 via satellite or an IQ5. however the IQ5 box has no FTA channels so an external antenna is

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

no stupid, I already posted why I don't have to watch ads. (see my reply to Sylvia). and what do you know about foxtel anyway? it's great!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Fetch does the job for me. I`m not paying for anything I don`t want/use.! ( which makes it *free* to use in fact..)

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

by a country mile..

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Clocky

What did he think of you to dub you a 'Noddy'?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

but not to the ppl there, n'est-ce pas how typical of you to offer nothing but criticism and insults rather than thanks for some information that might be useful. how much OT stuff have your mates loonsey and gwumpy posted here? no

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Clocky

Why? Is there an issue with access, space or some other reason?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**I have no idea what those things are and I would not pay to watch ads anyway.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

Oh thank you! that's very kind of you :)

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: JONZ

Goes with the territory for some. ;)

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: alvey

Yeah! You're soooo much better than that Fraudster. You're here to make noise, tell great big self-aggrandising lies, demonstrate your comprehensive cowardice, set world records for hypocrisy *and* spew forth a torrent of cretinous abuse

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 11 Hours ago by: Noddy

You have no argument here Keith. People take advantage of free stuff in every walk of life, and doing so doesn't make them a parasite as you claim, which would have to be the most ridiculous argument I've heard anyone make around here

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 11 Hours ago by: Max

I'm not sure why people are so interested in Netflix, Prime and Disney. It is mostly just American junk.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 12 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd Kev

If their equation were as simple as that then unless they're paying for your internet connection now, the subscription should have gone down. Before you were paying to get the content delivered to your TV. Now you're paying to be able to

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 12 Hours ago by: keithr0

The tool as described would not have helped in the least.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 12 Hours ago by: Daryl

Even more so when you look at the cost, almost 3 times the price of Netflix. I have access to Netfix, Kayo, Stan, Disney and Prime, we share the cost and the logins amongst the family, I pay for Netflix, Prime and Disney and the total c

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 12 Hours ago by: keithr0

Don't you pay him?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 13 Hours ago by: Noddy

Indeed it would have. The topic is completely irrelevant to both cars and computers. And to Clueless Clasener for showing what a completely hypocritical heap of shit he is. He made a huge song and dance about Grumpy's photos, but sa

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 14 Hours ago by: keithr0

Why is aus.computers any more relevant to a thread about foxtel, maybe aus.tv would be a better choice. So congrats to felix cross posting to two irrelevant group in the one message.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 14 Hours ago by: alvey

Settle petal. Where else can I watch all the GPs, NRL, cricket & Portrait/Landscape Artist otY? alvey Noting that there's only one "moron" in here who thinks that Kayo *isn't* Foxtel. Howya doin' on that Fraudster? Classic!

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 14 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**Are there morons who STILL use Foxtel? You pay money to watch ads? Insane.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 22 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

yeah I forgot to put OT  :(

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Yer shooting the *wrong* messenger ya goose!. <FBG> (But, you *knew* that eh?. ;) During my apprenticeship, the boss supplied such items,(1) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Look at that caveman go........Five (5)

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Sylvia Else

Netflix is considering offering lower subscriptions to those willing to accept ads. I don't think Netflix is insane enough to think they can just inflict ads on their existing subscribers. Sylvia.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days ago by: Xeno

As in jobs for OP??? In my garage if appropriate, occasionally in the Diggers Beach garage, at the people's houses/farms. Wherever.

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days ago by: Xeno

Well, it could have been marked OT but it at least was posted to a more relevant newsgroup as well. Look up Darren, see *aus.computers*???

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days ago by: Yosemite Sam

I meant jobs

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

Presumably Clueless Clasener will be along any moment now to chastise you for making this completely off topic post in a cars group.....

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

A friend's garage in Diggers Beach. He has garage space for 6 cars and has a 2 post hoist. But then, I have a Toyota, no need for constant repairs. If I had a Nissan, different story.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

You can use long tapered pin punches quite readily and every tool kit should have a pouch of those in it. Need to have a hex shank in case they get jammed. A wrench can be use to twist and turn that hex shank. Want a large one, just buy

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

where do you do your auto repairs?

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

yes. they show advertisements in everything except movies, afaik. I guess if there were no ads the subscription would be much higher. however, with any show that's live, you can restart it by pressing the red button so you can skip ad

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

Any experience beats Darren's *imaginary* apprenticeships and experience.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ah Darren, once again you aim at me and shoot your own foot off. I have had a *podgie* for pretty much most of my post apprenticeship trade career. During my apprenticeship, the boss supplied such items, post apprenticeship I have had t

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 3 Hours ago by: Sylvia Else

Are they still showing advertisements in the middle of content that you're paying for? Sylvia.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 3 Hours ago by: Clocky

You'd think.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 4 Hours ago by: alvey

"transferred" beats your 'imaginary' Fraudster. While you have provided zero proof of your ownership of El Altona there is a considerable body of evidence supporting the case that no such place ever existed. At *best* your "experience"

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: Noddy

For a man who continually bangs on about his level of knowledge, his experience is remarkably lacking. Perhaps that's why most of it seems to be "transferred"....

Re: Foxtel (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

problem solved. I have a PC connected to the main TV so I can watch foxtel in a browser with Foxtel Go

Foxtel

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 7 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

Foxtel have ceased their cable service. It would be nice if they told their customers tho, as I had to ring to find out why I had no picture. the good news is they give you a new IQ5 box that runs off the internet for free. Bad news is

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

I see you've put on weight!  (JONZ)

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 9 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Anyone worth their salt has a podgie or two in their kit....They`re new to you eh?. <G> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If pigs had wings!!.............................................

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

Well, one of those shown above is just, in effect, an offset taper that could be quite easily machined on a lathe. All that would be required would be a long grade 8 bolt of the specific diameter and you're good to go. For occasional us

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

one could think that one/some of Keith's merry men might have the resources to make them, or could get some made somehow/somewhere

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

"Keith and his merry men" lol

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: Clocky

It is if you factor in the time it saves. The reason keith and his merry men are allowed to fuck about for as long as they want putting bolts in is because their time is free as they are volunteers. If someone was paying an hourly rat

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 11 Days 11 Hours ago by: Clocky

That's fine for you, but you are berating others who are completing projects using freely available tools that people are willing to share as 'parasites'. That's where your arguement falls over completely. ....and you have form berati

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days ago by: Clocky

That's not the process I described. That's all speculation on your part. Of course NoddyLiar copied the design, blind Freddy could see that. Nevertheless he used the process I described, as do many others, and got it working. LOL, i

A video people in aus cars should watch.

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

Been following Peter Zeihan of late. What he's predicting, worrying, very worrying. Especially his latest video. To keep it relevant to cars you would need to skip to the segment on *complex supply chains*. I do however suggest viewing i

Re: OT: Top Gun: Maverick (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 3 Hours ago by: Noddy

Sounds like it's the shit. My kid and his mate went to see it a couple of weeks ago and loved it, and it must have been good for him to say so as he doesn't like going to the movies generally.

OT: Top Gun: Maverick

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 3 Hours ago by: lindsay

Had half a day off, and went to see TG:M Had lunch with the fam at a Japanese sit down eatery, and our meals were delivered by a robot, which talked a lot of mindless jibberish, just like the FLC. Went to the cinema, and had booking for

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: lindsay

Yep, I get it. Now. I remembered seeing the tail rotor on a Dauphin, and just presumed thats how they worked. Didnt think too much about it at the time.. Never thought of the chinooks.... Cheers.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 4 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

LOL

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: Clocky

What a load of absurd and disconnected gibberish.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: Clocky

There is no 'gaslighting' at all, you're simply being irrational and absurd and it's right there for all to read.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

All they had to do was read Loonseys post for that. Like, you're "spineless" and "pathetic" because you "...shoot his mouth off, hurling his insults, and runs away as per usual", and yet Loons hasn't a bad word to say about his mate the

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

Don't be silly Fraudster. Deryl would be the only person here who'd take a cheque from you. alvey "cheque book"? Who still uses cheque books?

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yes indeed, an odd phenomenon. Are the planets aligning by any chance? Perhaps a *huge* meteor is heading to earth at this very moment?

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

That's appropriate. The F wit has an F truck...

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

It is in comparison to the time and effort expended when you don't have one. I have several, some I made myself. A couple are made of high tensile underground drill rods, you don't break them easily. They were made for me by the boilerm

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

By contrast, you still look a liar, fraud, hypocrite & coward. Purely because you are O Killfail Hero. alvey

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

How does this philosophy work in sites that have code libraries keith? alvey

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: Augustus Flavius Max

can I get that deal too!  :)

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

Behavioural advice from one of the great hypocrites of our times. Magic. alvey

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

that's not cheap!

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

what relevance does someone using someone else's code have to do with your mental abilities? but the person who did the work made it public for others to use, so what's the 'crime' here? he didn't have/need to give anything back

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 6 Hours ago by: Noddy

You're trying to turn two arguments into one here, and I thought I explained this to you yesterday but apparently you didn't get it so I'll try a different approach. The truck in question is a 1956 Ford F-100 which, in terms of classi

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 6 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yeah, right. Prove it! This would be a lie conjured up on the spur of the moment to counter *criticism*, something you really can't handle, eh Darren?

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 6 Hours ago by: Xeno

If you want a 70 year old vehicle to perform like a much later model, then you buy the much later model. No way would it be cost effective or even worthwhile to *upgrade*. In fact, you will detract from any *classic* value with each and

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 7 Hours ago by: Noddy

Nice ridiculous rant here Keith, but as usual you couldn't be any more wrong if you wanted to be. The water blasting cabinet I made was a combination of ideas from 3 different people. A bloke in Adelaide who on Youtube goes by the nam

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 7 Hours ago by: Daryl

Not likely same or less money, an F truck of the same year in mint show condition would have cost him a lot more. As it is now its pretty good for its age but if you want an almost 70yr old vehicle to perform like a much later model it

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 7 Hours ago by: Xeno

Depending on the size of the bolts, you could likely make up something very useful for a task like lining up those bolts. Caterpillar, for instance, has something like these; https://www.wchristie.com/flange-alignment-pins.html or thes

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

So why are you fixing up a bodged up restoration of an old truck, when you could have bought a far better one for the same or less money, and zero effort. I suspect that the answer is because you enjoy doing it, same as some people enj

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

Of course, you are warping the argument, when I pointed out that I couldn't be losing my marbles because I still wrote software, you replied that programming is easy, you just copy some code off the internet, and burn into an Arduino,

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

exactly, especially when there's evidence he doesn't have any of them

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

yes. a poor inference by keefy your conclusion is false because it's not nonsensical bullshit

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

if ppl make their work/services available for others to use, why/what are those who avail themselves of it obligated to 'give back'? If I have my car serviced by a local mechanic, am I supposed to go and help him with his next oil cha

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

I'm not ashamed of them. as I've said i don't wish to discuss personal stuff in public, especially when it's not relevant to any topic under discussion.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

yes indeed. but I guess it helps to remind ppl of the truth

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

Like your *bizarre view* that you can call out the claims of others but refuse to provide any proof of your own *fraudulent claims*??? Darren, it's well past time you either substantiated or repudiated *your* fraudulent, fanciful and gr

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

A *massive hypocrite* is someone who makes grandiose claims about his qualifications, experience and ownership, demands proof of others claims, then runs away when asked to provide proof of their own. Are you *ashamed* to show your *cla

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

That torque reaction is present on any shaft driven device, be it a propellor, a wheel, even a pump. The swash plate is the secret to the helicopter's forward motion. Through the action of the swash plate, the pilot is able to increas

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

Jesus Christ you have some absolutely *bizarre* views :)

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

Seriously Keith, you are not helping yourself one single bit here.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

I don't know if there is any call for him to be ashamed of anything. He's entitled to reveal as much or as little about himself as he likes and just because he chooses not to doesn't mean he has anything to be "ashamed" about. He is,

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: keithr0

People freely sharing obviously aren't, it's those that just take their work and give nothing back that are. Either, due to your obession, you've lost the fucking plot you silly old prick or you are being willfully ignorant.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: keithr0

Gaslighting much?

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: keithr0

That doesn't infer intention.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 10 Hours ago by: keithr0

As sound as the evidence that you base your replies on before you think? So what are you ashamed of about them?

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 11 Hours ago by: keithr0

Not usually, Newtons third law of motion says that every action has an equal and opposite reaction, so the torque that drives the rotor, will try to drive the fuselage in the opposite direction. The tail rotor counteracts this by provi

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 12 Days 16 Hours ago by: alvey

That's a superfluous statement. It's not possible to be a Fraudster enabler otherwise. Being yapping mad is another qualification. alvey

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

13 seconds f2.8 for one and f3.5 for the other iso 6400. Canon RF 15-35 F2.8 lens for the gorge one and Canon RF 28-70 F2 for the tree one.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

the simple reality is, only an idiot such as you, would expect a response to insults, abuse, trash talk and criticism. you really are stupid.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: JONZ

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Or a tug on the dick........

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: lindsay

So predictable, Spazpecker. Every time, without fail. You're renown for it, spineless.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: lindsay

Annnnd there it is, Folks. How fucking predictable. You've done your usual, one wing man. Fetid likes to shoot his mouth off, hurling his insults, and runs away as per usual. You're pathetic, Felix. Truly fucking pathetic. You're as b

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: lindsay

Thanks, Keith.. I'll take a look later on tonight....

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: lindsay

how long are the exposures? From memory, mine was 13 seconds, but that may have been for a different lens. Was wanting to try 20-30 seconds with a Samyang 14mm at F2.8.. but as usual, got clouded out. And at 4am, fogged out. :-)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 3 Hours ago by: lindsay

forgot to mention: I bought one of these: https://hobbymaster.com.au/diecast-aircrafts/hobbymaster-ha3008-1-72-f-111c-a8-125-raaf-final-flight.html which was a special release at the time. Think I paid less than $200, no idea what it'

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

my recent discussion with him proved that

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

We live in a biodiversity hotspot and get a lot of Carnaby Black Cockatoos and see countless other species of birds right on out property. A few of years ago our indoor cat was lazing on the window sill inside the house when an Wedge T

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: Xeno

Darren's already proven that he hasn't a clue what evidence even is. With him anyway, the concept of evidence changes according to the whims of the wind and, of course, who's putting pressure on him to front up with evidence. Hmm, that

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: Xeno

That's something that will *never change*!

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: Xeno

Didn't you say you were going to put Jag suspension under it front and rear? That would make it a lot less a classic old truck. In fact, given it would no longer be suitable for carrying anything like a decent load, all it would be is

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 7 Hours ago by: Xeno

They would likely have roller bearings on those, though some turbines had ball bearings. Roller bearings, with their line contact, can carry greater loads but would need a separate thrust bearing - they don't handle thrust loads very w

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 8 Hours ago by: Noddy

Yeah, but then it wouldn't be a classic old truck which is the object of the exercise, which is irrelevant anyway as the old truck runs and drives and is regularly used. Your jet engine is never going to be used, which makes me wonder

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

For what he paid for that heap of shit, he could have a *new Navara*. Hmmm, hang on, that might be worse! ;-)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: keithr0

How boring, why are you bothering to fiddle with an old truck to make it at least roadworthy when for a lot less money you could have something that drives a lot better.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: keithr0

I don't know about that, but I'm told by someone who crewed Neptunes that, if the pilot forgot to turn off the fuel booster pump after starting the piston engines, the jets, on start up, would throw a jet of flame that extended past t

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

Very real, and they kept me on the road when those interest rates hit 18% in the late 80s. Talk about overcommitting to real estate! My wife loved her Marina and learnt to drive in one.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

You're bullshitting again Darren. The cockpit section *was* in the *flaming mess* and it wasn't blown *9 miles down the road*. FFS, if you're going to Google up a story, tell it like it was instead of adding your bullshit to it. https:

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Daryl

Impressed with the safety structure of the cockpit:-)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

Lol :) Reminds me of a multi part doco I watched on TV years ago that was aviation based, and part of it covered speed and altitude attempts in experimental aircraft like the X-15 and similar carried out at Edwards Airforce Base. In

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 11 Hours ago by: Daryl

Can't remember if I mentioned this before but a bloke I used to work with at Ford was an avionics tech in the RAAF, he told me that their standing orders when starting those engines prior to a flight was that if they didn't start afte

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Noddy

Just out of curiosity, if the engine is never going to run why do you bother wasting your time putting it back into the airframe? Why not just button up the engine covers and put the engine on a stand so people can see it up close?

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: keithr0

Great idea, but, since it hasn't been run in over 40 years, we'd need to get all the turbine and compressor blades checked for corrosion, and X-rayed for cracks, and that's a bit beyond our means. I am also not sure what the museums ins

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: alvey

Cool. *Very* cool. Good lens. lol. Lucky I didn't comment that your choice of background was pretty shite then! And still on bird shows... If you're down here again, I'd recommend the show at Crikey World (whatever Steve Irwins plac

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

all of his reams of ranting and raving and criticism and abuse of ppl for asking him to prove he's qualified can be addressed in just one sentence.. "where's the evidence that you are?"

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 12 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

LOL (chuckle)

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

Full image where you can see the shadesail background. https://imgur.com/a/zt5Kdew

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

Nothing. It's as shot. The area has a white shadesail cover which provided a perfect backdrop for the shot. I was using a 70-200mm RF lens at f3.5 which gave great bokeh. The only thing I did was crop the image slightly to not show the

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: alvey

Killfail's working overtime Fraudster...

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: alvey

Ummm. I think he's having a shot at you Buffo. alvey

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: alvey

Still. At least they were real Fraudster...

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 14 Hours ago by: alvey

Hey I've got a Queens Birthday honour for you Fraudster! A Baronetcy! Then you could have the rhyming and incredibly apt *official* title of Lord Fraud! Hail Darren Lord of Fraud told more lies than Merv ate pies Hail Darren Lord o

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

And still a fraud, hypocrite, liar & coward.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

Only if you're trying to rewrite history. The "point of derision" Fraudster was because so many of those phlegm-flecked posts of yours were braying that you "...didn't give a fuck...". alvey

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

For someone who repeatedly boasts of their superior intelligence posts like this don't support your opinion. alvey

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

Well I've asked you for your evidence countless times Fraudster and have yet to see any, so, once again, you are a being a hypocrite the size of Jupiter here. And of course a buffoon. alvey

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

Good cutout on the owl Gumps. What did you use? alvey Idle trivia. I spent about half a dozen school hols around 5 doors (and a road) from the CBS (half-way between the CBS & the beach). It was so long ago that entry was by a *volunta

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 22 Hours ago by: Noddy

Pretty bizarre theory for a man who claims he bases his opinions on "evidence", which remains the most ridiculous comment I've ever heard anyone in this group make since Clasener issued his insane "time to come clean" post :)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Clocky

Interesting.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

When are you going to fire it up:-)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 13 Days 23 Hours ago by: Clocky

Well, you are now... :-)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days ago by: keithr0

And you know this how? Of course this explains a lot "obviously you're unaware of my MO.. post first, think afterwards."

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days ago by: Noddy

Poor Felix. Sharp as wet dog shit. Incredibly though, he bases his opinions on evidence. Exactly *what* evidence I'm fucked if I know, but he does. Just ask him :)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days ago by: Noddy

Lol :) He let slip what they were. They were all Marina's. He had a stack of them under his house. What classics :)

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days ago by: Yosemite Sam

sorry, i don't deal with trash. the garbage man does that

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

I was on a class shoot with an instructor. We walked into Porcupine Gorge to get one of the shots which was fun in the pitch dark. I have an LED video light so I was able to light the track but it was pretty tough going. It wasn't so

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

No problem. If you do get up to the museum, Keith is a wealth of knowledge and very obliging. It was a really good place to visit and as he mentioned you can have a 2 hour session where you can sit in the F111 if you like. It has to be

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: lindsay

And this is *the* FLC. In spades,, Here we have Spazpecker the Dull, mindless dribbling shit to the FLC, because he needs to be loved. A Lick lick here, a lick lick there, the odd "+1", a "you nailed it" a Gee, poor old Fetid Felix

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: keithr0

There are two this year up here, the first weekend in July the Brisbane Airshow out near Esk, and in November, the Amberly Airshow out at RAAF Amberly. It's a Sud Djinn, the rotor is powered by jets of compressed air in the blade tips

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

Nice work. Someone has to be the photographer at these occasions.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: lindsay

Damn straight I do. Tomas Clasener. Found the deleted posts yet? Kangaroos that arent protected? Wedge type wood splitters that throw the wood at the operator? Golf being a winter sport? You're a fucking failure, shit-fer-brains. A

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: keithr0

slack on the mounting bolts, either you get them lined up or it doesn't work. 1mm out and the bolts don't go in. One wouldn't line up yesterday no matter what form of persuasion was applied, so the engine had to be hung on a ratchet str

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: lindsay

That's a gimmee.. as Borat would say: "very nice"!! Stars arent all that easy to do, esp if your shivering :-) I wanted to have another go last weekend, but clouds, clouds and more clouds...

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 2 Hours ago by: lindsay

Sox for the delay, i've ben cutting wood for a few days. :-) Very nice pics, Grumpy.. thanks!. The F-111 is my favorite plane, even though I based my BBS on the F/A-18 Hornet. Not sure Keith mentioned that the F-111 was the first to b

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

nah, he's not fat enough..  :)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 4 Hours ago by: Daryl

LOL, yes, we thought the engine swap on the i30 Hyundai would be simple till we found out that we needed to swap camshafts, instead I should have gone to Qld to help Keith install the Neptune engine:-)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

Good job I'm left handed.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 5 Hours ago by: keithr0

I don't recall you wearing hi-vis.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

You have all the fun... The moment you think you've got an easy job coming up, something always goes pear shaped.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

:)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

yes, and all the stuff about cars he's got wrong

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

LOL, that's a level of self-awareness, honesty and ability to laugh at oneself that you will never see from any on team FLCJC :-)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Xeno

Darren's made a lot of mistakes, starting here with all his bullshit self aggrandising *fake* claims. It's only been downhill from there for puir wee Darren!

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Xeno

Make that *desperate for a diversion*.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Xeno

He wants to distract/divert the conversation from his fake claims of trade qualifications and business ownership to someone, anyone else.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 6 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

LOL! obviously you're unaware of my MO.. post first, think afterwards.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

It wasn't a smart phone... Does this help Main IFD -------- Camera make:Canon Camera model:Canon EOS R5 Exif sub-IFD ------------ Colour space:RGB Date/time original:7/06/2022 10:54:03 AM Exif image width:8216 Exif image height:5480 Expo

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Clocky

Here he is minus pixelation: https://tinyurl.com/yc4ze7mw :-)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

and noddy desperate for attention will reply to anything..

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Xeno

Nah! The complete moron is one who makes grandiose claims that he cannot back up with *proof* and then, when asked for proof, scurries away like a cornered rat! That's a complete moron. Know anyone like that? Take a look in a mirror and

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

once again the dickhead in Coward Castle snipes from behind his killfile which is all he's capable of

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Noddy

Yep. Felix once again clearly demonstrating that he's about as sharp as cold snot.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Noddy

As usual he just makes a complete moron out of himself. He does it with *such* frequency and dedication that it's almost as if he's on some kind of religious quest :)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

I reckon you're right!

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

one again the Killfile Koward snipes from behind his killfile.. well he got one thing wrong at least. "holding a camera up to their face which would kind of be necessary" is not necessary with smart phones.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Daryl

A typical storm in a teacup:-)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

What's even funnier is that you can see my arms and hands holding the camera in the right of the canopy. I'd have to have go go gadget arms to manage that if it was my reflection!!

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

That's not Grumpy, you can partially see his reflection. That will be ol' mate Keefy that got pixelated I reckon.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 9 Hours ago by: Noddy

Yeah, it's the mother of all fuckups, and I would think Felix understands that better than anyone :) At the angle the photo was taken relative to the canopy the reflection shown in the photo the would *not* have been that of the perso

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

I know that welding small patches over multiple holes would be insane exactly hmmm... and especially since with the 'noddy method' it would only be a short while until another patch would be required. I doubt any real mechanic o

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: Clocky

But I do, and patching a rusted out exhaust is at best a bandaid that will only last as long as it takes for the next hole to appear. Given the nature of the way exhausts rusts out, which apparently you're not aware of, patches on the

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 10 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

Maybe it wasn't my reflection... You know what they say about assumption...

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

gotta laugh that you take the trouble to 'adjust the images' to pixelate your reflection in aircraft canopies https://tinyurl.com/24bnjbea

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Clocky

You mean like you, a fake mechanic, not being able to diagnose faults on EFI vehicles effectively and easily through proper use and understanding of a scan tool and instead resorting to part swapping and wishful thinking - wasting both

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Clocky

Yep, whatever works and if it makes your life easier to use the available tools etc it makes perfect sense to use them.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Clocky

He, like myself and likely others can determine your intentions from your past behaviour. It's consistent and therefore it has become predictable. HTH

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 11 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

nope perfectly sound argument. pity you're not smart enough to understand the difference I have personal reasons. but if I was ever to say what my qualifications are I could easily prove them, as anyone could who has REAL qualifica

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: Clocky

Not as unwell as keith, he's completely lost his mind!

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 14 Days 22 Hours ago by: Clocky

People sharing code freely in communities aren't "parasites". You've lost the fucking plot you silly old prick. ..

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Nah, you motley bunch of mo-fo`s are *equally* (As in *all of you*) proficient at running from yer statements, comments, and half truths etc.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days ago by: Yosemite Sam

Oh no! noddy's making sense again. he must be unwell!

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days ago by: Yosemite Sam

I used to make/design websites using HTML, but there's no need now, just use templates or website design sites like wix

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days ago by: Yosemite Sam

nope. just observed your behaviour

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ah, I see, I did the full and complete *apprenticeship* to become a *qualified* tradie. You, on the other hand, took a short cut and merely *claimed* you had two (2) trade qualifications and also claimed you did three (3) apprenticeship

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Noddy

It's a tool Keith, and you use whatever you need to in order to get the job done. Only a complete moron ever does things the hard way. So you never have to revert to any kind of documentation or instruction from anyone, and instead

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Noddy

What the hell are you talking about? :) People write code and share it freely for others to use at their will. Just like people who distribute open source or freeware programs do. How the hell does using something like that make one

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: Clocky

The sense of achievement is the working *project* that the Arduino plays a part in. Programming shit the hard way for the sake of programming is as boring as it is pointless. Just take that blaster project of NoddyLiars... what would h

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: John_H

Think you'll find it's an Australian masked owl (which is darker coloured than a barn owl) . :) The brown goshawk is relatively common where I am so I'm fairly confident as to what it is. AFAIK no kite has yellow eyes.

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 3 Hours ago by: keithr0

You actually had some reason to post this?

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

Is there a group for one winged model planes and CGI trucks?

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

You should have come this week, you could have helped fettle a jet into the Neptune. Only 3 bolts, should have been easy but it wasn't.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

So what have you ever given back to the system that you use - nothing I'd guess. Of course there are and they help in producing new work, but simply copying the work of their work is parasitic. Nothing absurd about the challenge, I k

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

Nope, I choose to do "The hard yards" because it is more interesting than monkey see monkey do, but I suppose that if that is all you can manage then that's what you have to be content with. Do you get some sense of achievement copying

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

As long as you don't mind being a parasite, no problem at all I suppose.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: keithr0

Little clocky peeked from under the curtain and squeaked "Me too".

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: keithr0

A mind reader are you? Able to determine peoples intentions from a distance.

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

bigger lies get bigger attention?

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

and who he supposedly has blocked

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 7 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

I don't. I just heard them say it was a kite but no other information. Even the owl was introduced as an owl rather than as a barn owl. Looking at the photo's of the goshawk it really does look like that.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 7 Hours ago by: Clocky

What percentage of the frauds posts were lie riddled snipes from behind his killfail aimed at people he supposedly doesn't care about?

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

Blah blah blah. You're still not qualified.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

He's not a fraud, you are. He's also not posting 174+ times a day like you were.

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

LOL, now there is a massive lie!

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

In your opinion. But why not post them to a photography page and let quality photographers be the judge? It's still OT and you didn't post them anywhere else. Given the amount of crap some people have copped for posting clearly marke

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 8 Hours ago by: John_H

Great photos but the kite has me foxed. Do you happen to know which of several varieties it's meant to be? FWIW I would've picked it as a brown goshawk (the yellow eyes being the clue).... https://tinyurl.com/44r4tnvz

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

And the good thing that's come of all this - he's had his ears pinned back and that leaves his abuse, vitriol and invective without any sting!

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 10 Hours ago by: Clocky

I think I worked out once that his postage average amounted to a post every 8 minutes, 8 hours per day every day of the week for months on end consisting almost entirely of abuse, vitriol, invective, false attributes and outright lies.

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Nup, yer way too late!. Windscreens o' Ticcy beat ya to the punch. (*Punch* used metaphorically of course.)

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Just another example of the fixation that`s got a strangle hold on the circle jerk.....Sad really. <FBG>

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~`` Well done Keith!. *That* got the twats 'a twittering. Third-degree burns all round. :)))

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

lol. thanks for my morning laugh! :) lol!

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Clocky

According to you but it's a process many use to program an Arduino to get it to do what they need it to do. I'm pretty sure all of those many people don't give a rats arse about some obsolete old fart jumping up and down about them not

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

of course. just another lie

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Clocky

Exactly.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

nailed it!  :)

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

Oh bullshit Darren! Any post I make with regard to your fake claims of motor mechanic and auto machinist trade qualifications and fake claims of 15 years of ownership of an automotive business is *directly* on-topic since these trades a

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Noddy

The massive irony is that he's never made an on topic post since he first blew in here pretending to be someone else.

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ah but Darren is a *fake mechanic* who pretends he is qualified to work on *cars*. He needs to own up to his fraud! PS, See, a cars relevant post! ;-)

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days ago by: Grumpy Tech

You're out of place like a shag on a rock in here as well, yet you still post 10000000 Noddy isn't qualified posts a month which pisses everyone off more than my one or two off topic posts a month. As I said, deal with it.

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days ago by: Xeno

The issue is - you didn't post it in *any other relevant group*, you just posted it *here* where it was as out of place as a shag on a rock. There is a reason these other groups exist and you will find in them like minded posters who a

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days ago by: Grumpy Tech

Oh dear, someone can't read OT and just skip over it. I thought you had a university education. Apart from which I'm sure that others are also interested in seeing quality photographs. Remember I clearly marked it OT. Deal with it.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

The top poster *isn't a fraud* Darren. You are! That's the difference!

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

Of course they would be. What else does the moron talk about around here? Magical trucks and planes that fly with one wing?

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

Indeed, and it's awfully amusing how being top poster is apparently no longer a point of derision :)

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

It's relative to the amount of motor mechanic or auto machining training you've had at TAFE, nothing worthy of mention. And it shows Darren. In my estimation, you have done *no programming at all*. You're as much a fraud in a discussion

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

It sounds like you're really jealous of the fact that you had to do a lot of "hard yards" because the ability to cut and paste wasn't around in your day :) Keith, tell me. When you go work on your airplanes in your Men's shed in QLD,

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

About 2 lines, which is all I ever needed to do. I used programme code that someone else had written and uploaded to a shared library, and modified it for my own personal requirements. So what?

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

Haven't seen any wedgies around here of late, but Hawks are a daily occurrance.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

why? he won't see it were all in the Coward Castle Kings killfile

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

just ignore him he's just a troll and not worth bothering with

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

not so. you run away when asked questions or to justify your claims

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

no one is interested in your opinion; the kilfile koward. save yourself the trouble of posting

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

yes well he's on team Darren

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

+1

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Daryl

LOL, never seen any that close but there are certainly plenty around:-)

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

If Darren wants to get rid of me out of here, he knows what he has to do. And stupid deals don't cut it! He has to *humiliate me* into leaving and the only way possible that he could do that is to stump up *proof of his claims*. Until

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

You can bet your arse that quantity would be so close to zero that it wouldn't count.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: keithr0

A whole lot less annoying than the other "Team"

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: keithr0

It's just monkey see monkey do, just follow a Youtube video. Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2022 09:24:27 clocky continued his unsuccessful attempts at gaslighting <quote> What, you copy and paste code into a Sketch in Arduino, select the librar

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: keithr0

póg mo thóin Where did you get that idea from? So tell us how much Arduino code that you have written.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Clocky

Nothing bullshit about it at all. The process I described is used by thousands upon thousands of people every day. BTW if you think that loading somebody elses code I didn't say it was. I described a simple process and you flipped ou

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ooh, you'd be the expert on ridiculous logic, eh Darren?

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Xeno

It sure is! Darren's been outed and he and his team have gone quiet(er). That's the problem right there - not gone completely!

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Xeno

Aw Darren, you're just pissed off because you've been outed as a *fraud*, a poseur claiming to be a mechanic but never having been within cooee of any apprenticeship ever. It rankles, doesn't it?

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: Noddy

It proved *no* such thing at all Keith, and you are absolutely kidding yourself if you think otherwise. All your ridiculous little "test" showed was that no one was interested in taking you up on it, which in itself proved absolutely

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

So what percentage were, I'd bet that well more than that were directed at noddy in some way.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

That was then, this is now.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

More accurately, getting bored with replying to the same old irrelevant shit day after day after day.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 4 Hours ago by: Noddy

I think they would look even *more* bat-shit crazy obsessed if you worked through the body of each of their posts, as you'd be likely to find that of the 72.7% of the entire groups posts they've made for the month so far, which inciden

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

When I was bothering to count, he hit 1000. Didn't bother keeping score of any of the others. Best ask Grumpy as he was *Stats Man, remember? In fact, Grumpy seemed onsessed with posting stats here, was he keeping score for Darren per c

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Clocky

Keif is good at it too. Making an arse of himself and running for the hills his standard MO.

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

Have you given consideration to posting such things to *relevant* newsgroups? There are a few you know. Try; rec.animals.wildlife rec.birds uk.rec.birdwatching alt.photography aus.photo They might be interested. In case you hadn't noti

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

yes, lol. and I've never known Clocky to run away. that's team Darrens forte.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

what was his/their record, does anyone remember?

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

except that 43.5% of my posts weren't directed at one person

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

So nowhere near *"Team Gibbens"* past scores then. Hell, Darren alone could post 1000 a month of mostly vitriol and invective.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: keithr0

I had a look at the stats, from 1 June: felix 174 (Yosemite Sam + Justin Case) Xeno 162 Noddy 106 alvey 76 Clocky 71 keithr0 65 jonz 22 lindsay 7 Grumpy 5 Trevor Wilson 4

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: keithr0

There's that inferiority complex again. It proved beyond doubt that you claim that it is easy to program an arduino is bullshit. BTW if you think that loading somebody elses code into the flash memory of an arduino or any other micro

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

<snip all too convenient "me too" anecdote with extra topping for effect> :-)

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

Your words suggest you have a very fragile ego and infantile mindset to go with. Your ridiculously stupid "programming challenge" is proof of that in spades.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

Says the gutless glass-jawed hyper-hypocrite sniping from behind his killfail...

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

Thank you for proving my point.

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 6 Hours ago by: Noddy

Ditto. Same here. We get lots of Hawks and Owls here often flying around in the paddock right behind us looking for mice and other tasty morsels when they're not fighting the chooks over the table and garden scraps. . Stacks of Magp

Re: OT Birds of Prey. (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Daryl

Magnificent creatures, great pics. Living in Bacchus Marsh all I have to do is look up to see birds like that, there were 2 very large Wedge Tails and a hawk circling above my mates workshop last week and if I look out my backyard I of

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yep, has you covered perfectly. Made yourself out to be a multiple qualified business owning tradesman and, when you got outed as a total bullshit artist, ran away and cried. Like what happened to you - multiple times? Head for your n

OT Birds of Prey.

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 7 Hours ago by: Noddy

Pretty accurate, too. I actually saw something on Facebook last night that made me think of Jerky straight away, and I laughed when I did as it defined him perfectly. It was a term used to describe a particular type of person, and th

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

You really ought to get something done about that inferiority complex of yours. Although some would say that you feeling inferior is fair enough.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

Whether you or any of your buddies believe it or not is completely immaterial. No fucks are given.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 10 Hours ago by: Clocky

Trouble is he thinks it. Doesn't explain why he's so dull and dimwitted in here.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 11 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

poor old gwumpy is so hypersensitive if you pushed too many of his buttons you would squash him! :)

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 11 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

p.s. depending what the yardstick for high achiever is considered to be of course

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 11 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

nuh. if we can believe what keefy says about himself he seems to be a high achiever. trouble is he knows it..

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 11 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

certainly is!

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 11 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

+1

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 13 Hours ago by: Clocky

It's as astonishing as it is hilarious actually. Unreal!

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 13 Hours ago by: Clocky

What buttons of yours did I press? Your attacks and abuse was unprovoked as the evidence *clearly* shows, in spades I might add. Let's face it you couldn't even work out how You're misrepresenting what I said. I never called myself

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 14 Hours ago by: Clocky

Neither have progressed past school yard level abuse and neither have qualified for anything beyond the school yard... Hmmmm.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

'Hypocrisy' isn't strong enough, this is hyperhypocrisy. And hilarious... alvey

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 16 Hours ago by: alvey

What a fine pair. Egomaniacs who are forever proclaiming their superior intelligence yet all they can produce under pressure is schoolyard abuse. Grow up or give up. alvey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 16 Days 23 Hours ago by: Clocky

Yep, he was always reminding people that the onus was on them to prove their claims right up until he was asked to prove his... It's very, *very* telling :-)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: Xeno

Like you do Darren? You've been playing the victim card for quite a while now and getting adept at running away. Don't like the heat Darren? Think seriously about getting out of the kitchen. Leave the cooking to those with a clue!

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: Xeno

Perfect example of *P-R-O-J-E-C-T-I-O-N !!!* You must have been looking in a mirror when that thought occurred to you!

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: Noddy

What an absolute *fucktard*.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 4 Hours ago by: Noddy

+1 He's great at dishing it out, but runs away playing the victim faster than Felix when it gets belted back in his direction. Basically he's a massive soft cock trying to pretend he's a tough guy from the safety of his keyboard.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 5 Hours ago by: keithr0

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 6 Hours ago by: Xeno

That only applied to his *school certificate*. The challenge for the trade papers was a much more ridiculous deal. Darren's problem here is that *I know* his challenge is full of shit and I don't have to do any deals. My presence here r

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 7 Hours ago by: Xeno

My point precisely! ;-)

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 7 Hours ago by: alvey

Yep, we all miss GoT... Ser alvey Last of his Name, Breaker of Frauds, Slayer of Liars, Lord of The Degustation, Protector of the Seven Bottleshops and Hoon in a Hunmobile.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 7 Hours ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TRUTH!.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

yes he has never provided ANY evidence for any of his claims. we are supposed to take his word for everything, and what a foolish thing to do that would be! he did offer you that challenge tho being that if you agreed to leave fore

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

Indeed but in this case it is better to use *onus probandi*, (burden of proof) the obligation to provide sufficient supporting evidence for claims that you make. One could make the case that Darren has provided *no supporting evidence w

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

having some experience in some matters of auto repair certainly won't surpass or substitute for structured training in all aspects and theory of auto repair.

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

ahhh yes.. so we see, yet once again, the King of Coward Castle tottering away on his wobbly steed to hide in tower killfail, and be doted on by his faithful servant, Lord Deryl the Dunce, and entertained by the court jester Grumpy the

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

ahhh... but the absence of evidence is evidence of absence yes indeedy.. LOL

Re: Hyundai PITA (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 17 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

This is the (brief) future of A.C. A: I polished my exhaust pipe tip today. B. Good job mate. alvey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ At the mo. there is no*absolute* truth that he is *not* qualified. ( Dosn`t matter to moi one way or the other, my opinion on *bits of paper* is well known.) The proof of the pudding is in the eating!!. I wou

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

What Darren is doing us using a *coping strategy* commonly known as *distraction*. What he's doing is trying to divert attention away from a *stressor*, in this case the need to stump up proof of his fraudulent claims, and towards othe

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: Clocky

He's just ranting. The fraud posts photos of some menial crap in his workshop after he's been asked to prove his claims, in particular his "qualifications". It's as if he's proving he is qualified by having something in his workshop.

Re: Dubious Kia and Hyundai quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: Clocky

Found this: https://www.ksportagegl.com/ptc_heater_description_and_operation-1721.html

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: Xeno

I'll second that!

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: Clocky

Nothing has changed. The problem is the incompetence of the unqualified "mechanic" doing the diagnosing, not with the vehicle.

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: Xeno

Nah, they aren't at the level of Navaras, not even close!

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: Xeno

Correct! You would be getting codes from the *effects* created in the fuel delivery system that would be picked up by other sensors. You would get a code if the injector wire(s) were open or shorted but that would not be the case with

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Noddy

They're massive heaps of shit.

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: Paul

Interesting - when an Ecotec had stuck injector and was running rough and issuing white smoke, you would get a number of error codes for either left or right being too rich, plus left-right trim differing.

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

Ditto most people in regard to why anyone would choose to live in Bumhole (Vic).

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

Annddddd there it is! Brave Sir Fraudsters' first snipe at felix from behind his legendary killfail. Why there are people who don't metaphorically spit on your cowardly face is one of the great mysteries of our times. alvey

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Xeno

Dirty fuel can affect the injectors of a Benz or any other top of the line car. Got nothing to do with *good service history*. BTW, hope you're going to drain and clean the tank, flush out the entire fuel system and change any and all

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Daryl

Exactly why my son got rid of his VE SS ute, he sick of bits of trim falling off and the gearbox was on the way out, car was only 2yrs old.

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Noddy

It was a one owner car with a good service history. It's just a lemon, like every other Commodore out there. That's what they're looking to do, but they're struggling to get a clear enough run without problems to sell it. They get on

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Xeno

I would flog it off too - if Darren had anything to do with the repair.

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Daryl

I feel sorry for the owner, you would think that buying a relatively low km car would be a good idea and not give you much trouble for many years. If it was mine I'd get it running and flog it asap.

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: Xeno

What the hell would you know about the *design* of the Holden SIDI system? Of course not, the injectors had no direct feedback system that would tell the ECM what was going on. The ECM would get that info from a number of other places

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: Xeno

I hope the kid's got deep pockets! He's likely to need a new engine after Darren's been working on it.

Re: Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: Clocky

Dunno, but diagnosis takes seconds, fuel trim data being the obvious way to diagnose this complaint just as it was with the last Commodore you failed to diagnose in all of 5 mins it would take a competent person to do so. Anyway, mai

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: Noddy

Must be some kind of world record with regards to hypocrisy, as I have no doubt whatsoever that if you tallied up Felix's posts for the last month he would have made far more than that, with the overwhelming majority of them about me.

Re: Hyundai PITA (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: Noddy

Excellent. Great result.

Oh, look. Another dubious car quality post

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: Noddy

This time it's Holden. In particular, a VE Commodore. I've linked to this car before, and not all that long ago. It belongs to the son of the lady who used to clean my house. It's a 2009 VE Sedan, that is falling apart around the poor

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: keithr0

If it makes you all warm and gooey inside felix then I'm happy for you.

Re: Hyundai PITA (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: Daryl

Not dead anymore, changed the cam, put it all back together and it fired up straight away, owner very happy.

Re: Dubious Kia and Hyundai quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

Hi Paul. It's an additional electric heating element fitted to the outlet side of the heater core. It's there to supplement cabin heating before diesels come up to temp. It's either staying on too long or driven too hard by the softw

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

lol, sure is! yes

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

The odd thing is that Darren's favourite phrase was "Prove it" and favourite word was "proof", right up until he was told the very same thing about *his claims*. It's all been downhill for Darren since then!

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

we can never believe anything he says

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

He's in denial mode again. Deny everything he has said as if he never said it. It's never worked.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

The perfect opportunity to *humiliate me outta here*. Always was, always will be. Comes naturally to him.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

You've done that all by yourself. which no one There are people lining up asking you to prove your qualifications and grand claims. they've made *themselves* look Bzzzzt. You've made yourself look like an abusive lying hypocritical

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

If he's pretending, this is the perfect opportunity for you to prove he's the liar and not you. As it stands, *you* are the liar.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

And, given his propensity to making things up, that wouldn't be surprising at all.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: alvey

snip lengthy tedium of Fraudsterian from 21Sep21. [Fraudster 21Sep21. AS] That so Fraudster? So how come yesterday you bleated; “My father never had any war medals that I know of Felix. I had no idea he was even in the military unti

Re: Dubious Kia and Hyundai quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Paul

Interesting-- software controlling heater. But assuming coolant at 110 C is stewing away, what would it set on fire? I presume heater box is platic.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

yes.. "I never spoke to my father about his military service. In fact, I reckon I probably had maybe 4 conversations with my old man that lasted for more than 10 minutes in my entire life. My father was a complicated man who had two

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

yes that's another strange one. no mention anywhere of NA, no pics of the premises, no pics of his work, no staff photos , nothing. most business of that kind love to display their work, especially if they'd "repaired more exotic cars

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

no you for instance..

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

there's something seriously wrong with him, and his brain

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

good summary

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

oh really? easy to claim, hard to prove. I have given nothing but sound arguments, which has been met with nothing but obfuscation and nonsense from noddy. but by all means, if you disagree with anything i've said feel free to address

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Clocky

You should have popped in! :-)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Clocky

One is called fraud, the other isn't. One matters, the other doesn't. You have a think about *that*.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: Clocky

The one *you* brayed about in this very group. Do you know, or are you just If it's made up, *you* made it up.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 14 Hours ago by: alvey

Which is of course, one of the weakest, most unjustified and idiotic reasons in the history of reason. Ok Fraudster, what are the reasons you have for not providing proof of your repeated claim of owning the fabulous NA of Altona SIE?

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

Agreed. "Truth being in your attempt to undermine Xeno's credibility you've made a complete fool of yourself with you being the only one who can't see it (or maybe Daryl's still thinking about it)! “ John_H to Fraudster 19May22 hth

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

Errr. No it doesn't. Anyway Fraudster, you could reduce that "impressive number" to basically zero with a couple of minutes of efforts and produce some conclusive evidence of your Big Claims. That's all you have to do Fraudster. alvey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

Luckily there is the 'balance of probability'. Don't need anything else Fraudster. Exposing you as a liar, fraud, hypocrite, coward and dullard is enough. Although I do wish it was more challenging... alvey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

So wouldn't now be the perfect time for you to produce 'em Fraudster. Oty! alvey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

Hmmm. Maybe waffles for breakfast...

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

Still no denial from Fraudster. alvey

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aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

I did. And I'm pleased to report that your record of *never* having produced a respectable metaphor or analogy is still intact. Well done! alvey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

Hmmmm. Gibbens thinks he's "fascinating". Not the adjective I'd choose Fraudster. My choice would be down the "repulsive" end of the scale. Anyways Gibbens, it's dazzlingly obvious why people don't like you, *and* it's been pointed out h

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

Not just us Fraudster, "Of course you don't, because you have nothing but bullshit. Make all the noise you like fuckwit, but the *fact* of the matter here is that if you had smoking gun evidence that proved your claims conclusively yo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: alvey

You mean aside from you stating, “My old man was a returned serviceman Ron (he fought in Korea) and *hated* Asians with a passion…” Fraudster, 09Oct08. But of course it's not your fault is it Fraudster? It never is your fault...

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: alvey

Hmmm. So "logical conversation" for you includes routinely calling people "morons", "retards" and "mental midgets" etc etc. Anyhoo, that's pretty much all you supplied Fraudster in this latest little tanty, not a single verifiable fact

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 22 Hours ago by: Xeno

I answered that point here ^ ^ ^ ^ I don't need to make deals. I have stated he has no trade certificates. From here the onus is on *him* to prove me wrong. I feel no pressure!

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

no he said trade certificates

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

Any tradie *hates* frauds like you! You certainly can't. You're making a huge fuss here.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

He's only referring to his school certificate and the terms are such bullshit I would never agree. The only certificates that matters are the trade certificates he claims he has. I know he hasn't any. Let him post them and *humiliate

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

Correct, no brawn required, just skill, plenty of women can easily use those machines, nous is what you need.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Noddy

It's crazy, isn't it? In attempting to make me look bad, which no one else gives a crap about either way, they've made *themselves* look certifiably insane which stands out to everyone like fucking dog's balls painted flouro yellow :)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Really???, when are you going to start?..

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

Apples and oranges Darren.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

Cornered and backing down! Hahahahah

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Justin Case

he says he is willing to post his certificates if you agree to leave if he does, so either he's bluffing or he actually does have certificates

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

Hey Darren, I don't have to agree to any *terms*. You seem to forget, I *know* you don't have any trade papers. You also seem to forget you aren't in any position to post *terms*. You either have the proof, or you don't. I'm saying you

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ They have become a laughing stock......I'll bet there are lurkers watching this debacle thinking *fuck, what next*... <G>

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

Which is why he tries to *deflect* attention from it. He's none too bright however since all he's managed to do is the reverse. ;-)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Justin Case

you posted quite a bit, but knowing you it was probably all made up

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Yosemite Sam

you posted quite a bit, but knowing you, it was probably all made up anyway

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Justin Case

you dis how it was fixed but can't say how you would have done it better. I see..

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Noddy

This is such a pissweak response that you shouldn't have even bothered. Live in whatever delusional little bubble you like, but claiming that you base your opinions on evidence is pure fantasy. You do *no* such thing at all, and you're

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

That is *precisely* the point. Darren is a fraud and that's bad for the trade I spent my working life in! I am offended! Way back, when Darren started hanging shit on qualified mechanics and belittling the apprentice training system, I

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Yosemite Sam

you're probably right joznie. any position or job I've had has been well above the level of floor cleaner, but I note you're experienced..

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ No brawn required, just nous....Therefore you would be bouncing off the walls along with felix. ~~~~

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Noddy

I've mentioned parts of it on occasion, but nowhere near enough that an idiot like you could have any idea what it was like. But by all means, be a good little FLC member and just invent what you want.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Noddy

Really? And would you also give a fuck what your next door neighbour decides to watch on his tv at night? Think about it.....

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Justin Case

so cite where I've ever said you never passed year nine. you are just trying to push what others do or say onto me like when you said you had diabetes and then didn't and then did again, or was it you didn't and then did and then d

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Noddy

As I said Felix, you have zero experience which is about the only way someone could ever make such a ridiculous comment.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Noddy

He popped himself out of the fuckstick bucket presumably because he wanted to "talk business", but all he seemingly wants to do is go over the same old shit that's been thrown about here for years. I think for Felix some of it's actual

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

He doesn't care! Yeah, right!

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

Correction, he said he was going to receive a payout. After he received it, he mentioned it no more.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

No, you did and you blabbed about him in aus.cars.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Noddy

Jesus, you just get worse by the minute :) If you tallied up the monthly post count between yourself, Clueless Clasener, Jerky Birko and Alvey the pants wetter it would make for an impressive number that would probably equate to over

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

For a person who doesn't care, I can see your blood pressure rising from here! You'll have an apoplectic fit any time now.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

Running away again Darren? It's habit forming for you!

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

Fix it right, fix it once, pay less in the long term.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

It's Ok Darren, I know with absolute certainty that you cant prove your qualifications because you have none!

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Noddy

ROTFL :) If anyone can't handle the truth around here pal, it ain't me :) My father never had any war medals that I know of Felix. I had no idea he was even in the military until after he died. In fact, I don't even know how old my

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Xeno

You said you left school *months* before the end of the year, 2 or 3, I can't recall exactly but that would have been *well before* the "curriculum" finished. I still remember those days well enough to know that it was only in year 10,

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~` Yeah, I can`t imagine felix (or most of the others) having enough real world smarts to *ever* be of*any* use around machinery.....

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Noddy

No, I *really* don't think you do. You comment about things that you're not aware of as if you're certain they never happened, either because you've forgotten about them or you never saw them to begin with, and that just makes you loo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Daryl

Your pain tolerance is higher than mine, I usually have Felix killfiled but he must have changed his email or something so I have been seeing his posts for the last few days but as of this morning he's gone back where he belongs.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days ago by: Justin Case

you posted here about your childhood u moron

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Justin Case

which is why you post reams of verbiage about it then I suppose

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Justin Case

so you would have patched 20 small holes with 20 small patches @ $100 a pop, is that it?

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Justin Case

only in your dreams

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

you posted here about your childhood u moron

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Justin Case

I dunno. it's one of the great mysteries of the universe I guess.. I guess if I was a qualified mechanic I'd be a bit pissed off about someone falsely claiming to be one and deceiving his customers and the public in general

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Justin Case

here's what I think .. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMzd40i8TfA so, just as alvey says, you're a dishonest, lying, hypocrite, coward, and fraud. found your dad's war medals yet? I have mine..

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

which is why you post reams of verbiage about it then I suppose

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Justin Case

so i'm supposed to have read and remembered everything you've posted? I see... so just for the record then...  you passed year nine and have the certificate to prove it that you were/are willing to post, but not your trade certif

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

You have no idea what would and wouldn't have worked Felix. You have zero experience. I'm rapidly coming to the conclusion that you have Dementia, as this is even too ridiculous for the world's worst troll. Of course you do. And yo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

I already have, and a number of times. That you can't see it only serves to prove the point.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

You knew him, did you?

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

ROTFL :) Here's more of that industrial strength irony that we've seen so much from you.... "good reason" according to you and your little club mates, but so what? What is so fascinating about me or anything I say that you fucking

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

The irony here is fantastic :) As a side note here Felix, today's your last day. It's apparent that not only are you not interested in anything like logical conversation, but you are completely incapable of it. All you're seemingly in

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

yeah. I would've paid $100 for that patch then a few weeks down the track they'd be another hole to patch

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

I have to do no such thing at all Felix. As I said in another post, I couldn't care less what you fruit loops want to tug yourselves stupid about.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

it's comical isn't it

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Noddy

Because the school curriculum for the year had already finished, and if I missed anything it wasn't sufficiently important enough for me not to have passed the year. As for it not being contradticted, it has been so a number of times

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 1 Hour ago by: Justin Case

and that wouldn't have worked in this case as there wasn't just one hole as originally thought but a number of small holes both in the muffler and the tailpipe I don't recall saying you were trying to rip me off we will never k

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yes, Darren *is* stupid enough to think that something is true just because he says it is. Sociopathy, remember?

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Justin Case

anyone who reads this newsgroup and doesn't have him blocked could have seen it many times it's testimony. testimony is evidence. and how do you suggest it's proven to be true? and speaking of proven.. you do understand that al

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Xeno

He can't deny it because he actually penned it here in aus.cars way way back. Alvey reposted his exact words from Darren's original post on his payout.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Xeno

A very good point! Thanks for the correction!

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Justin Case

not need to rationalize. all you have to do is prove your qualifications.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

no need to rationalize. all you have to do is prove your qualifications.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ah, but you fell into a trap of your own making there Darren. An AME apprenticeship requires *year 10*, not year 9. I had that verified by this chap; https://www.linkedin.com/in/graeme-sambell-b2269337/?originalSubdomain=au Argue the to

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 3 Hours ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Justin Case

no. :) well if it's said a thousand times that you never passed year 9, but never contradicted, of course ppl would assume it's true. so how is it then that you left school early but still passed year nine? you may take some co

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: alvey

Only 233 "I don't care" words this time. Must nearly be low tide.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: alvey

Wouldn't have thought it had a chance of rushing in. What with all that shit and hot air exploding outwards...

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: alvey

Nope Fraudster. Wrong again. As per all your other problems, the source is your love of talking about yourself. According to you, your father was a violent alcoholic. Presumably a PTSD from his time "fighting in Korea". btw, is your m

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Clocky

It's a bodge you shonk! Mufflers rust from the inside out. And that dodgey shit for $100? He could have got a new one fitted for $170 FFS. <snip the frauds bullshit>

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: alvey

"how much you scream"? Shirley you mean "simply ask"? But seriously Fraudster, so the very best possible result (and remotest) for you is that the fraud charge is dropped, leaving with 'only', (massive) hypocrisy, liar and coward. yay y

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

exactly

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Justin Case

I have no idea why, because it's exactly what I do. prove me wrong.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Justin Case

an abusive father

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Justin Case

that's not a reason you moron. you can still say why you won't prove you're qualified regardless of obligation. yes. I'm a very private person. I don't wish to have ppl talking about me, and the least they know the better. we see h

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: alvey

lol. Wasn't Fraudster claiming in this very thread that he'd never seen it? Whoopsies! In that place you avoid and run away from. Reality. Clarification required here: Does that include the times he's supplied contact deets for his so

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Xeno

All you need to do is order out the relevant box(es) of records according to the indexing. It's not difficult. You can see the various groupings on the PROV website and order the relevant boxes out from there. Not having a trade regist

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Noddy

I told you exactly what I would do Felix. Take the muffler off, weld a patch panel over the hole, and refit it. Unlike you, Jerky Birko and Clueless Clasener, this is something I have done before a number of times and it's been very s

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Noddy

Or that he did, and is pretending he didn't. When it comes to shit like that, he has form.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 4 Hours ago by: Noddy

Assuming that what he's saying is true, and I wouldn't put it past him to make it all up :) Indeed you would. The absence of proof is *not* proof. They have indeed, but then what else have they got to do around here?

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Noddy

Oh, right. So, apart from yourself, who else has seen it? So, just so we're on the same page here Felix, are you saying that people have seen Clasener put up irrefutable evidence that supports his claims, or have they just seen him

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Clocky

Occam's razor applies. Cut past countless lines of his irrelevant bullshit designed solely to distract attention away from the fact that the onus is on him to prove his claims the only reasonable, sane and logical answer is that he can

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Noddy

You *really* are a moron, aren't you? I've been criticised for not passing year 9, which by definition according to Clueless Clasener would make me ineligible for an Apprenticeship. I never said I didn't complete and pass year 9, jus

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

Speaking from experience there Darren? You were too stupid to pass year 9, remember? Not even the *cold air rushing in* would have made a difference!

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

The *upbringing* that you waffled on about *here* in aus.cars. Of course, given you are an inveterate liar and bullshit artist, anything you've said thus far has definitely to be taken with a truckload of salt.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Noddy

Not that Keith needs my help, but I also found Felix's comment that he bases his opinion on evidence as one of the funniest things I've ever heard him say. In a "absolutely fucking ridiculous comment from a bloke who is so utterly s

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Noddy

And what "upbringing" would that be, Felix? Do you know, or are you just going to pretend to be Clueless Clasener and make it all up to suit yourself? He'll no doubt be very impressed with you and give you an extra pat on the head...

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Noddy

Good. Glad we have that sorted :) At the risk of repeating myself, I have told you this before and why you seem incapable of retaining this basic information is a mystery, but essentially I have no obligation to prove anything about

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

Awww.. shucks. I feel all warm and gooey inside  :))

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

and why would that be keefy? please explain..

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

and all you're proving is that you will bend over backwards to avoid accepting that there's perfectly good evidence that in all probability noddy is not qualified, and NONE that he is other than his word, and we know how reliable that

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: keithr0

At one time, I had 8 people reporting to me. 4 were Hong Kong chinese, the others a mix of aussies and poms. If I had been told to cut the workforce by 50%, none of the chinese would have gone.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: keithr0

Thus spake "Two gun" alvey, the 42nd fastest gun on Usenet. 41 were faster than he, but he was looking for number 43.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: Xeno

If his name doesn't exist on the trade registration database, he isn't qualified. If his name does not appear anywhere in the apprenticeship/trade archives at PROV, that *proves* beyond a shadow of doubt that Darren is indeed not quali

Re: Obsessed much? (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ah, he just loves you! ;-)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: keithr0

Or that you just couldn't find them.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: keithr0

All that has been proved is that xeno hasn't been able to find them, that is not proof that they do not exist or have not existed. As I've said, if you presented that as proof in a court of law, you'd be laughed out of the place. Pers

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: alvey

If so, then the possibility of an exciting new zoning category exists. "Light industrial, agricultural & residential". alvey Wondering if Deryl will provide a retraction/apology for the wrecking yard.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: alvey

snip 707 words of Fraudster "not caring". Imagine how many the Fraudster could bumble out if he *did* care. What a pathetic buffoon you are Fraudster. alvey Noting the hilarious change of irregular verbs. Others "demand" things of F

Obsessed much?

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

Keefy has posted 59 times so far this month and 30 of those are addressed to me, so 43.5% of his posts this month. of the remainder many are talking about me or discussing what I've said. Obsessed much?

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

Neat sidestep, but not neat enough. You claim to have qualifications, but refuse to give any details at all, you claim to have run businesses, but won't even disclose the type of business, so you don't have the right to demand any sort

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

Qualifications don't come into it, ability does. It's your ability that you need to prove.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

Nah, his house is a couple of hundred metres away. But he does live in a *light industrial area*, the activities at number 208 prove it. ;-)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

A logically thinking man would wonder why Darren doesn't just shoot me down with the proof he *claims* to have instead of all this obfuscating bullshit he comes up with. A practical thinking man would realise he doesn't have the proof t

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ah, so you need brawn where your brain should be in order to become a cleaner! Hey Daryl, congrats, you're perfectly qualified to be a cleaner!

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

On the contrary Darren, he has seen a lot more than you ever will! You don't seem to! You could *demonstrate* your claims to be true with nothing more than a show of trade papers. It logically follows that such a showing would prove me

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ah Darren you do care! You prove it every time you make up more bullshit about being qualified.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

I know with 100% certainty that Darren isn't qualified in any trade! Not a claim, a fact, and I took pics of some records and some boxes I booked out at the time. Given the Darren's lying track record, Daryl finds himself in a bind. H

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

nuh I was looking at 203

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

is that Darren's house? rather impressive. pity about the landscape. :)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

All he had to do is drive a tad further along Flanagans Drive and there, on the right, is a *shed* with a very *high fence* all around it. The fence is there to hide the reality of what goes on behind it - and it looks a whole lot like

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Justin Case

yes it's odd because it isn't true. are you really this stupid. everyone who reads Xenos posts has seen it multiple times, including me of course. I don't believe you. it was in a reply to Daryl and you always read his posts, a

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

And you are not a tradesman unless your name appears on the trade registration database. According to VetAssess, Darren's name is *absent* and this *fact* is supported by the fact that no records exist for Darren at PROV in *any trade*.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Daryl

ROTFL, watching people struggling with those machines can be fun to watch:-)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: alvey

You're a terrible liar Fraudster. alvey "“And you'll have absolutely none [Friend requests. AS]. Truth being in your attempt to undermine Xeno's credibility you've made a complete fool of yourself with you being the only one who can'

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: alvey

Nope. Wrong again Fraudster. Blatantly. If you didn't care then you wouldn't have made a hill of posts bleating that you "don't care". Neither would you have made the mountain of craven, venomous rants, diatribes and snipes from behind

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

Lol :) I'm not demanding anything here Felix, and only someone looking to make ridiculous excuses as to why they don't want to do something could ever suggest that. I simply asked if you could cite the evidence on which you base your

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Nup. I just had mental picture of *you* trying to operate a commercial floor polisher.. Would need someone there ready to pull the plug afore the thing flung you across the room!. <FBG>

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: Justin Case

wrong. you could post proof of your qualifications, and stop lying about stuff, like your dad's war service, properties you own, etc., no numbnuts. ALL criticisms of you are based on your own claims. nothing has been invented.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 11 Hours ago by: Noddy

Nice :)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 11 Hours ago by: Noddy

He's just typical of any idiot who's mind is made up about what he *wants* to be true. He'll resort to any kind of bullshit to try to justify it no matter how ridiculous it looks. He'd be the perfect Apollo moon landing denier.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 11 Hours ago by: Noddy

See my reply to Keith. I really don't care what they do, and if they're happy to make themselves look like the utter fucktards that they do then who am I to stand in their way? :)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 11 Hours ago by: Noddy

Hahaha :) That certainly is an interesting synopsis :), but the reality is far less interesting. I simply don't fuck about anything these mental midgets have to say one way or the other :) If they want to put their mental deficiencie

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 14 Hours ago by: Clocky

Indeed. He refers to comments that have not been echoed too often and has replied directly to people in his killfail on a few occasions.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

Righhtttt. So that's a greater sin than Fraudsters' huge pile of on-subject and self-glorifying lies? Jaysus wept. You really should stay out of this Deryl. A knife would be a major upgrade for you as what you're currently bringing to a

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

And it's just an incredible set of coincidences then that; * there is no record of his father being a Digger in Korea * there are zero records of NA of Altona (SIE) * there is no mention of this El Dorado *anywhere* prior to 2000 * the

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

Really? Unlike the case against the Fraudster, there is no evidence to support that question. alvey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 16 Hours ago by: alvey

Deryl doesn't appear to realise that, as he's had his head in the sand behind his killfile for years, he has little idea of what's been said. And even less idea of reality. alvey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 16 Hours ago by: alvey

Good choice of analogy felix. You are not a lawyer unless you appear in your States 'Big Book of Lawyers'. These are available online and are free for anyone to search. A prime example of where an abscence is compelling evidence. a

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 18 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

Look at the plank in your own eye first buddy. You push people's buttons you can expect to cop it. Let's face it you couldn't even work out how to write the program task you were asked to after stating it was easy and anyone could do

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: Justin Case

muffler patched up prove it! nonsense. I simply decided it wasn't a good deal to pay $100 to patch a rusty muffler, and that decision was proven correct when I got it repaired for nix your mind is, yes

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 21 Hours ago by: Justin Case

I guess you're just too stupid to appreciate the irony that you, who have been asked hundreds of times to produce evidence of your claims and failed to do so, are demanding evidence from others. the only people who haven't see it a

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 22 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

I was referring to the astro shoot. the museum ones are just snapshots.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 22 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

they're all the cars noddy couldn't fix, or fixed and broke down :)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

Touché Nice one.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

I know what *should have been there* if any of Darren's claims had any truth to them. It wasn't and that has only one conclusion - Darren never did any apprenticeship ever, even an AME apprenticeship.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yes Daryl, you drive *up the hill* to get to the *flat top* of the *mesa*. Jeez you're thick! I always said it was flat *up on the mesa*. It's a mesa, it has a *caprock*. Have a look! You can see the scree, the water erosion of the cap

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 23 Hours ago by: Clocky

I knew you'd bite :-) The photos are fine. Quite decent actually. I have, to the only people that matter and count. It doesn't endear you to people. You get pretty cut up over nothing. Now consider your unprovoked abuse, posting o

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

No right at all, only time anyone has a right to ask such questions is if you were acting for them in a professional capacity and discussing law in an online forum hardly counts. otoh if I was discussing law in a online law forum and

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

How do you know with 100% certainty that he isn't? All you know is that Xeno claims to have been to the records office and searched for the record which is hardly absolute proof of anything.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 19 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

He has absolutely no idea what he is talking about so just disregard him. He once stated that the area where Noddy lives is flat, he must have missed the bloody great hill you have to drive to get there and all the other hills all round

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days ago by: Clocky

I agree. Of the highest order.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Heard of: A *Turn of phrase*???. (You should be renamed *Idiot Wind* you childish, non thinking, oxygen thief.)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The very fact that you even *replied* to that statement says *more* about you than you realise...(A whoooosh moment actually.) ~~~

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

If I recall correctly, the lying lawyer was always very very careful about what he said on aus.legal and always denied being a lawyer - which was a lie anyway. I'm sure it was the legalities of giving public advice on a public forum as

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

oh no, I insist.. after you

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

no, because I'm not claiming to be a qualified riveter discussing riveting in a riveting newsgroup, where several participants have expressed the view that because of my lack of knowledge of riveting, and false information I have given

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

My records won't be at PROV. They will be at the Tasmanian equivalent.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

All the records re apprentices at PROV are paper records. Even the ones that were on computer, and still are, are also printed out and stored at PROV *on paper*, fanfold paper to be precise and boxes and boxes of it. The records destr

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

sorry, but if you can't see or appreciate the difference here then that's your problem not mine. but maybe I need to explain it more? if i claimed to be a lawyer and was discussing law online, and participating parties had good reason

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: Yosemite Sam

you seem to be discounting the fact that we're talking about the govt records of qualified trade persons. what you should be asking yourself is.. if noddy is qualified why isn't he recorded there? Clocky is. Xeno is.  maybe you are t

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

Yes, well the council would likely have had something to say about that.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

Nope. I'd even let you drill out rivets! Howzat?

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

Aha, the plot thickens. You were intimating that said persons were Aussies. You never even hinted they were immigrants.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 2 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

sorry, I thought we were talking about the busniess at his parents house

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

Well, for a start, all apprenticeships in Victoria are arranged by the State Government and it doesn't matter who the employer is/was, they all have to submit records to the ITC. the employer I worked for during my apprenticeship is l

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 2 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

Of course we've all seen your expert photography demonstrated here haven't we. Yes they aren't perfect especially the aircraft ones. They were done as quick snaps rather than taking the time to get everything perfect. It is also not a

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: Daryl

Far from precise, back when I did mine(1970-1974) they were all paper records, when I search for mine online its says "records destroyed" without a reason being given. In another area its says that the records are "closed" also without

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 3 Hours ago by: Daryl

Apparently that's the way all plumber do it these days. When we moved into the new house the front tap looked ugly because it was too high so we had a plumber we know come and shorten it and he used a crimping tool.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Daryl

Got it in one:-)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Daryl

Your mistake is believing someone who has been proven time and time again to be the biggest fraud every to post on aus.cars. He starts of using one name, pisses everyone off and gets ignored so he changes his name and has done that at l

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Daryl

LOL, he reminds me of someone I know who has spent the last 40yrs off and on searching for Lasseters Reef, he hasn't found it yet but that doesn't mean that it doesn't exist:-)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Daryl

ROTFL, the question is is he "qualified" to drill out rivets, surely you need a certificate:-)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: alvey

That's a big ask for The Fraudster felix. As in I very much doubt that he can better the hilarious 'reasoning' he's pecked out in his previous attempts to justify his *absolutely unarguable* hypocrisy on this matter. alvey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Daryl

Absolutely. "If you can't afford to fix it don't race it" or something like that:-)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: Daryl

Absolutely not, I've meet smarter 10yr olds than some of these people despite them showing us what looked like impressive qualifications. Its not difficult to guess that most of them were recent arrivals from the sub continent, very like

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

The apprenticeship scheme was wound up in the 70s, the organisation that I was apprentice to no longer exists, the tech college that I went to no longer exists, the research site that we worked on no longer exists. The apprenticeship w

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 4 Hours ago by: keithr0

If he is, he ain't exactly Robinson Crusoe, there is a whole "Team" of them here.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: keithr0

After you.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: keithr0

To comply with the standards of your "Team" you'll have to prove that.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: keithr0

You are still demanding that which you are not prepared to do yourself.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: keithr0

So, because xeno didn't find anything, you are prepared to believe that it doesn't exist. BTW xeno isn't exactly a disinterested party. Maybe he derives some sort of enjoyment seeing you mob running around like headless chooks.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

The reality - he didn't want to employ someone smarter than himself lest they take over his business. They wouldn't have had much competition.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

A subtle but meaningful difference.

Re: So sad....... (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yep, they could do nigh on 100mph (160kph) according to the spec sheet I posted.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

Doubt it! With a *car wrecking yard* a block away and firmly in the middle of the mesa, seems like you could run any toxic business there.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

I think, 'all of the above'. Which I also think is obvious. alvey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

If you crimp, you don't need to solder. If you solder you don't need to crimp. FWIW, during my apprenticeship, and a few years after, we commonly soldered those battery cables, even the battery terminal post ends.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: Xeno

Yep, my plumber mate has those and he used them here a few weeks back when he was installing a couple of things. They cost a mint according to him.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

Ashley, I believe it's, "...he *claims* they are are blocked". alvey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Xeno

If you have a set of indentures, I think you will find that there will be copies in the archives, most likely paper based as in PROV. Those archives also include any college records as well. For sure, that is what is done in Victoria a

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

big difference. someone who claims he has qualifications he doesn't have is lying and obtaining employment by deception eg. https://www.9news.com.au/national/teacher-pleads-guilty-to-teaching-for-decades-without-qualifications-in-vict

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Justin Case

also from his upbringing I would suggest can anyone spell hypocrite?..

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Justin Case

and I'm saying that you don't so since you won't prove your claim that you're a qualified mechanic, will you at least tell 'us' why you won't?

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: alvey

Speaking of "irrelevant" Fraudster... I notice that your fellow rednecked neighbor admitted today that he hasn't practiced his trade as a mechanic since about when Gough Whitlam was PM. Does this disqualify him from your fantasy world of

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Noddy

I never said that I did Felix. What I'm saying is that Alvey doesn't :) You can ask all you like Felix, but just because you do doesn't mean you're entitled to a response one way or the other. And I've never "abused" you for asking.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

Noddy liked it, well until he knew it was as fake as his qualifications :-)

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

Apart from a couple of rookie mistakes they're ok.

Re: So sad....... (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Clocky

Only after you worked on it. I drove a good number of them and they were not anywhere near as bad as you're suggesting.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Justin Case

wasn't it also to do with the council not allowing such a business in a residential zone?

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

you're missing the point (not unusual for you) which is that noddy is a massive hypocrite. HTH

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 6 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

and you made the claim that my remark is the funniest thing I've said all year so go prove that

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: Justin Case

spoken as the Lord and Master of aus.cars. ** YOU** don't get to decide *jack* around here. correct. and asking someone who says they have qualifications relative to the topics of discussion here, especially when strong opinion is

Re: So sad....... (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

**That and the fact that the MX5 has been so well resolved and insanely popular. A 1.6L, turbo V8 would have been complicated and expensive to build. I guess it would have needed to seriously undercut the price of the (really, REALLY n

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

the echos are for noddy's benefit since he has anyone who disagrees with him or disputes what he says blocked

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

precisely yes, strange init..  :)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

I don't claim there's unmitigated proof that he's not qualified. I don't know enough about the training system to make that call, but Xeno does, having worked in apprenticeship training during most of his employment, and he is willin

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: keithr0

Well you don't seem to have any hangups about doing so.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: keithr0

In the professional electronics world, I've see such things either crimped or soldered but never both. The soldered ones would have been on older gear.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: keithr0

We had some plumbing done a while back, the fittings he used looked like "Yorkshire" ones so I expected him to get out a blowtorch, but he produced a rather expensive looking battery powered cross between a crimper an a swage, and just

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

one business, various employments the only person I've asked to prove their claims is noddy, and that's only because he purports to speak with authority in a car newsgroup on automotive matters while claiming to be a qualified mech

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 7 Hours ago by: keithr0

Are you running a start motor museum?

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

wrong. I know both how to drill out and insert rivets

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

The master speaks, the supplicant echos.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

You won't find evidence of my apprenticeship anywhere on or off line, other than the set of indentures in my filing cabinet.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: Clocky

Yep, they are *always* recorded and can always be found... unless they never existed. For a bloke who makes as much noise about being a qualified mechanic as he has in the past, even to the point of questioning others over their quali

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

I don't see any **PROOF** offered, you are willing to accept that since xeno has not found any evidence that noddies claims are true, that proves that they are not true. If you relied on evidence like that in court, you'd end up being l

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

You have made claims such as holding several qualifications, running several businesses, but you have refused to provide any proof of that. You refuse even to name the qualifications, or the type of business so what right do you have to

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

The humour just keeps rolling in.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

"echo" "exactly" "substantiate your claims" "yep" "hiding behind a killfile" And many more in the same vein. Discuss with me? Demand that I agree with your little coterie, prove something (that's something that at least half your numb

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

Darren is an irrelevant dick who should expect to get called out when he makes grandiose bullshit claims that are obviously fake and invariably get proven to be so. Yes! You!!!!

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: Noddy

Alvey is an irrelevant dick who doesn't get to decide *jack* around here :) Asking someone to cite the evidence they say allowed them to draw their conclusions is hardly a "demand". Demanding would be the actions of some imbecile who r

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

Little Sir Echo, how yo you do? Hello! (Hello!) Hello! (Hello!) Little Sir Echo, we'll answer you Hello! (Hello!) Hello! (Hello!) Hello! (Hello!) Hello! (Hello!) Won't you come over and play? (and play) You're a nice little fellow I know b

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

No felix, you made the assertion that you reach your conclusions on the basis of the evidence, so it's up to you to provide ant proof.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: Xeno

Looks to me like Alvey posed a question rather than making a demand or deciding something.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 8 Hours ago by: keithr0

On 9/6/2022 9:39 am, alvey wrote: "I'm sorry. Is this the Fraudster *demanding* that someone provides proof?" So some can demand, but others can't, and alvey gets to decide who's who.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: keithr0

People like it.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: Clocky

Prove your claims NoddyLIAR!

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: Noddy

Women can be funny like that. They just don't get it. Excellent. Lol :) The fun of racing :)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

I seem to remember a tale related here *very recently* about a *qualified mechanic* who was employed at Ford because he had papers but was never let near any tools. No Daryl, they weren't dumb enough to be a cleaner, get it right!

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: Clocky

Nice try but not exactly champ, don't try and twist this. I had expressed doubt about the incident occurring. Clearly the incident did occur so I unreservedly apologised for expressing doubt. Don't try and value-add this into something

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

Les has learnt his lesson well, Darren doesn't get to build his engines any more. That can only be a good thing!

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

aus.cars

Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: Xeno

You missed bluff, bluster, obfuscation. The above from Daryl is a good example of obfuscation.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: Daryl

I don't know what he told the employer when he applied for the job but it seems the employer didn't care. that's the No difference at all, in many instances the paper qualifications are not worth the paper they are printed on. One o

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Daryl

I hardly ever touch our own cars, been trying to convince SWMBO that I need to buy the Porsche Boxster that son's mate would sell to me for about $10k under what its worth, not having much luck so far:-( Very well, all his health probl

Re: So sad....... (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

I call bullshit on that Darren! https://www.ultimatespecs.com/car-specs/Suzuki/5897/Suzuki-Vitara-Wagon-V6.html With a fuel consumption of 10.6 litres/100km - 27 mpg UK - 22 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 12.5 seconds

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

PROV darren, and the trade registration database. You won't have access to the trade registration database but you will at PROV.

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

I suggest Daryl has sniffed the evidence and found it smelt like *bullshit*. IOW, he knows Darren's claims are fake. It's why he comes out with bullshit like *I've seen his work!*. Nup, haven't seen the papers, knows they don't exist.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

Ah, it's just more bluff and bluster! It is all that Darren has left. His bullshit has been thoroughly exposed and he can squirm and wriggle all he likes but, until he stumps up *irrefutable evidence*, he is nothing more than a liar and

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

That's right, you found your true calling as a cleaner. How unsurprising. That's a *hobby*, doesn't count. Did he call himself a qualified mechanic? No! Ergo, it wasn't fraud because no fraudulent claims were made. He wouldn't have

Re: So sad....... (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Noddy

Interesting little thing. I remember there being some discussion about these some years ago. Could be an entertaining drive, but you'd never know until you sat your arse in one. Suzuki had a bit of a habit of making lazy cars back in t

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

What? An offer to have your car worked on by a fraud? That's a *threat*! The only real evidence that matters is that you present proof of your claims *here* in aus.cars because this is where *you publicly made* those claims. Bluff and

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: alvey

Deryl also missed the point of your earlier question, re 'getting replacement certs'. That inability is a common feature of the FLC. Not one of them is capable of a direct answer to a serious question. The only options they have are, ab

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

Precisely! Big difference! Huge!!

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

You mean *variety in your grandiose claims*, don't you? Probably not. Steady on Darren. It's only *your claim* that you were trading in the Slough Estate of Altona and the evidence does not exist that you ever were. On the other hand,

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: Xeno

Sure looks like it! So damn funny! The government of *Victoria* should gazette a public holiday for Darren's *Bloody Great Hypocrite Day*.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: alvey

You certainly are. You've just delivered another truckload of nonsense tinted (tainted?) with red herring. Exactly *none* of that piffle is relevant to the issue Fraudster. Once again, this is that you've made assorted big ticket claim

Re: So sad....... (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: alvey

Sounds like a barrels of fun machine. Wonder what killed it? Price point Vs the MX5 would be my guess. alvey

Re: So sad....... (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Daryl

Just another one to add to the very long list of cars that we never saw in Australia. I doubt that a car of that size would of sold all that well here, about 6mths ago I test drove a Daihatsu Copen which is a tiny 2 door convertible wi

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: Noddy

Exactly? Felix, some time ago now I offered you the chance to come over here and have your car repaired for a modest fee. I had no obligation to do that, but because you were whinging about your car being broken and because you were b

So sad.......

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Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Trevor Wilson

https://www.drive.com.au/caradvice/suzuki-once-had-a-v8-powered-mind-blowing-mx-5-rival-in-mind/ I recall reading about this tiny V8 back in the 1990s. What a pity we never saw it. A 1.6 Litre, turbo V8. Nice.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

but he didn't claim qualifications he didn't have, did he. that's the difference.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Noddy

I find myself in the same position these days. As much as I might whinge about never getting my own cars finished, I really don't mind. A bit of variety in life never hurt anyone. Nice. How is Les by the way? Has he recovered from th

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Justin Case

echo

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Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Justin Case

exactly

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: alvey

I'm sorry. Is this the Fraudster *demanding* that someone provides proof? Nope. I just checked the calendar and it's not April Fools Day, so it must be Bloody Great Hypocrite Day. snip more Fraudster flapping and flopping about. alv

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 12 Hours ago by: Daryl

I don't need to prove anything to anyone, last time I worked full time as a mechanic was in 1977, my job at Ford (77 to 84) required me to be a qualified mechanic but I never got my hands dirty. Since retiring 3 yrs ago I've done lots o

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: alvey

lol! You're funny.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: alvey

Errrr. That'd be a couple of years ago Deryl.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: alvey

Well Fraudster, wouldn't you be silly to *not* "give him proof" and "make the moron look like the piece of shit he is"? Like your brilliant, 'Grouse Plan For Buying A New Car', this just doesn't add up. Oh and while you're providing

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: Noddy

So cite it for me yourself. Show me, and everyone else who hasn't seen it, where this evidence was ever presented. And again I ask you to cite it here. I would have thought that as you have such a strong opinion on the matter you w

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 14 Hours ago by: alvey

Said Deryl. With his fingers in his ears shouting, "la la la la la la la". FFS why? Has your equally craven little mate ceased abusing people? Has he provided *any* proof of his Big Claims? Pair of Nopes there Deryl, so why should we

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: alvey

snip a load of horse shit. Why don't you just produce your proof instead of all this pathetic nonsense Fraudster? alvey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: Clocky

It's up to you to prove your claims you simpleton.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 21 Hours ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Justin Case

it's been produced numerous times but you have him blocked you idiot see above not me others did. but if you want me too I will. you are such a really, really, stupid person. I have just told you what I've based my opinion o

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

so if you lost your certificates how could you get replacements or prove your qualifications? the records must exist somewhere. I don't believe no records exist. I'm not offering my services as a qualified motor mechanic when I'm n

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

trade, industry, or professional qualifications are always recorded somewhere. mine are recorded in the journals of the years that i qualified. plus I have the diplomas mounted in my study. :)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 22 Hours ago by: Xeno

Darren, you're a true clown. You're offering a big fat nothing because that's all you have. I need do nothing but keep the pressure on for you cannot proffer what you do not possess. Keep on diggin' Darren! At the rate you're going, Mer

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Noddy

It is hard to tell, but there doesn't seem to be a rhyme or reason to it. Mostly older stuff. I've seen Ford "clapper" starter cables in both crimped and soldered on US cars. Depends on who Ford had making them I guess.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Noddy

As soon as he admits to his bullshit he can have everything he wants. Everyone knows anyway, so he may as well just take it like a man for once in his life and then fuck off and die :)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

I actually have trade papers Daryl, and they have been sighted by people here. Darren has none! He is in a hole and the fool just keeps digging.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

The archives are not online Darren and never have been. They are *paper* records so cannot be put on line. Funny that. Lets correct your shift (distortion) of the truth. The online search had a statement that said some records were de

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

The total absence of records in your name is, in fact, evidence. If you have *evidence* to the contrary, you could have produced it but, no surprise, you shuffled this way and that but didn't proffer anything at all, not even to Daryl

Re: More dubious Toyota quality (thread)

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

Hard to tell any of that from the pic but it does prove that there is more than one way to skin a cat:-)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

Just wait till he's so deep in the hole that he can never get out:-)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Xeno

The trade qualifications database records are *not online* for public access. Depending on where you *work*, you can access the database. VetAssess is one such place and it, I might add, is a subsidiary of my old College, Kangan Instit

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Daryl

LOL, my son being an electrician also has one.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Noddy

And in what must be a massively thick smattering of irony here Felix, you could level that *precise* claim at Clasener :) Remember when Clueless Clasener first bounced in here claiming that he'd been to the records office to search f

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Noddy

As long as you're happy with that, that's all that matters.

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Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: Noddy

Most are these days. In previous times some have been soldered. Some British cars had soldered battery terminals, and some jap stuff had soldered starter leads. I put this photo up the other day: These are both Mazda FE engine start

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: Noddy

I don't know about your field, but in the automotive world some terminals are soldered and some are crimped. It depends largely on the manufacturer's preference. Either seem to be equally reliable

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: Noddy

It's utterly ridiculous. He clearly wouldn't know what "evidence" was if you stapled it to a cricket bat and smashed his teeth in with it.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: Noddy

I'm sorry, but exactly when was that "detailed evidence" ever produced here? Can you cite the post showing where he did this please? Again, I ask you, *what* evidence? Just out of curiosity here Felix, what "government records" did

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days ago by: Daryl

I know exactly where to look and I know that its not online because the records aren't complete. Very likely there is a paper record somewhere but not at all easy to find, when I search it says that the records for that period were "de

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

Indeed and it was a very convenient fact that I was involved in apprentice training in Victoria from 1981 and taught at the college where, had he done an apprenticeship, he would have attended bith as a motor mechanic and as an auto ma

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: Xeno

If it isn't in the database - as per my phone call, it *doesn't exist* if it's a qualification attained in automotive from 1978. All trade quals, inc. the reg number, have been on the database since then. The PROV archives are the arch

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ OH MY, the mouse that roared!.. :)))

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: jonz@ nothere.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Late '40`s Vauxhalls with crash boxes,? one wing 'planes, ?old Holdens doing 90mph in second?.....Where`s the *evidence* of those claims? Obviously you`ve been taking notice of, and been clinging to the coat-tails

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Xeno

Soldered terminals haven't been a thing in cars for *decades*. Last time I saw soldered terminals was from cars of the *fifties*. By the 60s the crimp was king, and it works. Auto lecs would have them, general garages - maybe.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 2 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

It doesn't prove anything except that maybe you don't know where/how to look. Xeno has checked everywhere records are kept, not just online, and not only that but provided sound reasons why noddy could not be qualified according to wha

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: Daryl

No one has proved anything except Xeno's inability to find what he was looking for, Xeno not being able to find find something doesn't mean that it doesn't exist, it just means that he can't find it. I can't find any record of my qualif

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 3 Hours ago by: Daryl

Exactly, never seen a cable with a soldered terminal on any car from the factory, they are always crimped. The correct tools for crimping heavy cables are quite expensive so not the sort of thing the average home mechanic would own.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Justin Case

I'm not ignored by ppl who matter  :)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Noddy

This is precisely why the moron gets ignored for the most part.

Re: OT Visit to Qld Air Museum yesterday. Ping Lindsay

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Noddy

Scrap it then :)

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

cute remarks don't win you any brownie points

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

feel free to prove it wrong. but i know you won't/can't. you just like to try and find fault where none exists.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 4 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

the difference is one between fact and opinion. if someone says they have qualifications in some field of endeavour, and proof/evidence is offered that they don't, then they should defend their claim, or be considered a liar. loonsey

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Grumpy Tech

I suggest you audition for Americas got talent with a comedy routine like that.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

that's a lie. I only ask ppl to substantiate or justify their own remarks.

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

aus.cars

Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Yosemite Sam

must you persist in constantly putting your stupidity on public display?

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Justin Case

please give me the benefit of your illustrious wisdom.. what are the "same old statements" I make "time after time"? and you have no credibility to comment regarding discussion anyway since you run away any time any attempt is made to

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Justin Case

echo

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: alvey

snip tripe LOL!! Best laugh I've had for days Fraudster! A few days ago you called me "arrogant", for some inane reason which has evaporated from my memory faster than one of your runaways, yet here you are now, you, the Lord of Lies a

Re: More dubious Toyota quality

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Posted: 21 Days 5 Hours ago by: Justin Case

thank you for your interest in my views. Xeno has made extensive enquiries regarding your claimed qualifications and apprenticeships, and according to the detailed evidence he has produced, evidence that has never been rebutted by you

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