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    norseman replied to the thread Not the best start to a job!.
    That could depend on the neighbourhood where the car 'lives' ;) Never had a problem with LWN myself.
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    norseman replied to the thread Not the best start to a job!.
    Never consider anything without a torque converter as a 'proper' auto. BW 35, GM powerglide & ZF in cars or Wilson per-select on buses...
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    norseman replied to the thread Not the best start to a job!.
    Good friend of mine swears by his Yeti, bought at 18k now on 62k & has never given him any problems. Runs on the smell of an oily rag...
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    norseman replied to the thread HP v Kw some thing seems wrong..
    In my day (back in the 'sixties) BHP was normally quoted GROSS which I assume was about the same as engine testbed figures & this made...
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    norseman replied to the thread HP v Kw some thing seems wrong..
    I wondered about that as well. Decades ago I worked with horses but never came into contact with a metric one, though there were some...
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    norseman replied to the thread Tyre roadnoise.
    Never had that happen, though to be honest I've only ever used them on a couple of occasions, just to get a Mondeo out to the lane a...
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    norseman reacted to Avocet's post in the thread Up/down or around, which uses least fuel? with Thanks Thanks.
    Ah OK. I was in Berlin the other week and of course, among other things, they had a load of Trabant stuff. They too, had the...
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    norseman replied to the thread Tyre roadnoise.
    Back in the early 'nineties I ran a Toyoto Corolla estate around the Essex countryside during what became a winter of considerable snow...
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    norseman replied to the thread Tyre roadnoise.
    That's true. I've never had a problem with bad weather & RWD as the vast majority of vehicles I have owned/driven have been rear drive &...
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    norseman replied to the thread Tyre roadnoise.
    I find a set of Sno-soxs are a great get-you-home solution to snow, though you can get very damp/dirty fore arms fitting them :(
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    Not heard of that theory, but it makes a lot of sense. Perhaps people that drive at excessively low speed as a fuel saving exercise, but...
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    norseman replied to the thread Tyre roadnoise.
    I don't doubt it, though when was the last time the south of the UK had a real winter? If we do then I'm confident the Michelins will...
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    norseman replied to the thread Tyre roadnoise.
    For me it's the exhaust note of my old V8 ;) nb. not the car referred to here, that has a nice straight 6 growl.
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    norseman reacted to Burnerman's post in the thread Tyre roadnoise with Thanks Thanks.
    I think the tyre noise is completely due to the tread pattern......cross climates have coarser treads to expel water and snow. Some...
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    norseman reacted to JohnD's post in the thread Tyre roadnoise with Thanks Thanks.
    I've used Michelin Pilot Supersports (the name varies) on several cars, and they have always been noticeably quieter than whatever was...
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