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    On this day in history

    On this day, 28 November 1985, an internal document circulated within the Shell oil corporation stated that "there has been a global warming over the last 100 years, that the 0.5 degrees increase is a result of CO2 [carbon dioxide] buildup, that we will see a further 1-2 degree warming over the...
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    On this day in history

    On this day, 28 November 1919, Faye Schulman, photographer and Jewish resistance partisan, was born in Lenin, Poland (now Belarus). In 1942, the Nazis murdered 1,850 Jews in the Lenin ghetto, leaving only Faye and 25 others alive, making Faye take and develop photos of the massacre. Covertly she...
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    Hey me new member! Just asked for expert advice & got referred to someone wanting to charge $70 pm!? Cheers

    $70 pm! €65.00 and thats my final offer.Welcome to the club Ross .Hopefully some 200 series owners will be along soon but as Shayne said not many of em about.
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    Code Error 14

    Yes could be.I think you need a better diagnosis first.
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    Code Error 14

    La manera vieja.Muchos usuarios de este foro tiene Techstream - una programa específico para analizar los diferentes centralitas y sensores.Puedes comprar una cable para conectar un portátil al coche y descarga el software.es un lío para instalar en Windows.Otra opción es buscar un taller con un...
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    Code Error 14

    google translator is at the same stage as the comedy english used by Japaneese car manufactures in the early 80s
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    Code Error 14

    Hola Xavi y bienvenido al club .Como has sacado el código ? la luz de falla del motor es parpadeando ? según el manual de Max Ellery el código 14 con luz parpadeando es posible una problema con ECU , el filtro de combustible tapada y/o bajo presión en la bomba de inyección. parece que hay un...
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    Thoughts on this 80?

    " JUST BEEN UNDER SEALED " .....would set the alarm bells ringing for me
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    Defender

    Buy the museum exhibit.
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    On this day in history

    Today is Thanksgiving in the United States, or a National Day of Mourning for Native Americans in New England, or "Unthanksgiving Day" for some Native Americans on the East Coast. It commemorates pilgrims and Wampanoag people sharing an autumn harvest feast in 1621. However the colonists...
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    Defender

    What a nightmare .Whilst I don't subscribe to the false nostalgia of a golden age it seems that car design peaked in the early 90s where the balance between decent toys , fuel consumption and reliability was best.The Audi/VW cars i owned from this era had galvanised panels , 6 speed gearboxes &...
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    One for the road Chaps?

    as well as all the underword sayings our language , at lest those of us born before T'internet we have plenty of saying related to seafaring.A shot across the bows , by and large , chock a block , are all explained here as are a surprising amount of other phrases that i learnt and still use .
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    One for the road Chaps?

    if only it was ever so crystal clear. it's well documented the amount of wrongful convictions in the USA but people still are executed whist innocent . The question is , surely , what are we trying to achieve with the justice system ? Even in the darkest days of Nazi Germany there was still...
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    Not sure about the mileage on this 70

    Tricky . Looks very tidy but the front towbar is typical of something that's been used as a tug on a caravan site or a boatyard.That could explain the low mileage but lots of work on site , without warming the engine isn't a good thing.
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    The people have spoken

    I thought the bigoted racists voted to stop immigration time will tell but 4.5 billion is small beer compared to the car industry.
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