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    Bugatti Chiron Close Up Look & 20 Facts

  2. brucemillar

    facts about our countryside, that may help others

    Folks I live the Countryside. This is good as my wife & kids also live there. Over the past few months on my long dog walks, I have noticed that certain sheep (I now know these to be "men sheep") are wearing what is best described as a back pack that fit's on the front. A sort of leather...
  3. MercFanUk

    AMG Fun Facts

    I saw this pop up on twitter, a fun facts 'poster' about AMG :) Fun Fact Friday: AMG
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    Some interesting facts

    Found this on another forum. I have no idea how much is true, but I found it interesting: Where did “poor” come from ? Us older people need to learn something new every day just to keep the grey matter tuned up. Where did "poor" come from? Interesting History. They used to...
  5. Vinylwasp

    W210 E36 facts? How to find them?

    Hi guys, can anyone here give me some advice regarding how to get information from Mercedes/AMG about the W210 E36? I know the story about the AMG/Mercedes partnership in 1992 that lead to the W202 C36 being sold by MB, so I assume that when the W210 was released in 1995, they figured 'lets...
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    Imminent E250 Cab ED125 order reveals some interesting facts

    Having ordered then cancelled an E250 CDI Sport Cab in September last year, despite being offered a free 350 upgrade and being days away from factory collection in Germany, I'm about to place an order for a 2012MY E250 CDI this week. I guess I felt short changed last year as Benz was withholding...
  7. alanuk400

    The cold hard facts of freezing to death

    This a very good article As Freezing Persons Recollect the Snow--First Chill--Then Stupor--Then the Letting Go | Outside Online Its long but well worth it Alan
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    Motor Industry Facts 2009 - SMMT

    Report 'Motor Industry Facts 2009' published by the the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Generally it gives UK facts and figures relating to numbers of cars made, sold and the types of cars on the road. Hope it's of interest to some.
  9. chriswt

    Intresting braking/speeding facts

    Picked up Classics Momthly a week or so ago and came across a very intresting article comparing a Ford Anglia with a new S-Class. As a side note to the article was the science behind braking distance and how that cars don't slow at a constant rate. It stated that if you were travelling...
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    Facts and Figures

    Hi, I have a 1992 W124 Estate 300TD (Non Turbo and I'm pretty certain it’s not multivalve). I was wondering if anyone knows what the performance figures etc would have been for the model, i.e. MPH, 0-60, CO2, weight, cost when new etc or if anybody knows where I can find the information. I am...
  11. Gucci

    Some odd facts....

    Off topic...Some of these are make you go mmm, others make you go ahhh. I thought they were interested anyway! - The Queen no longer sends telegrams to those turning 100 - Aircraft oxygen systems have just about 12 minutes worth of reserves - That third brake light, the one in the rear...
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    Interesting Oil Facts #2

    At which temperature does an oil flow better? There is no temperature where oil suddenly starts to flow better. A 10W/40 for example will flow between -25C and 100C or more, but there is some difference in the rate of flow! (True viscosity at -25C is about 7000 Centistoke(cSt) units...
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    Some Motoring Facts And Figures

    SOME MOTORING FACTS AND FIGURES Not surprisingly lots of threads include remarks about congestion, the number of cars, lorries, buses and so on and the speed of traffic, the number of accidents and many other issues on which having a few facts (or statistics) can be useful. As an economist I’ve...
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    just some facts

    and please remember, IT JUST FOR FUN! Question 1: If you knew a woman who was pregnant, who had 8 kids already, three who were deaf, two who were blind, one mentally retarded, and she had syphilis, would you recommend that she have an abortion? Read the next question before...
  15. splang

    Food facts - from Jamie Oliver (Channel 4)

    Quite a fun little link - needs speakers on. Completely work friendly. Useful to educate : http://www.channel4.com/life/microsites/J/jamies_school_dinners/fowl/fowl.html Enjoy! :D
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    Mercedes Servicing- OFT Facts

    The original thread (Within Warranty Servicing) has run its course I think. But it contains some very important info summarised here. As some of you may know, I wrote the DCUK for clarification for warranties and servicing. They basically told me to take my car to an MB main dealer. This is...
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