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Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-22-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,849
Posted By karburator
I got amazed with those oil change intervals you...

I got amazed with those oil change intervals you are talking about. In my case, with a diesel engine, the maker recomends changing oil every 15000km (about 9400mi). For Alfa Romeos with petrol...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-20-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,869
Posted By karburator
That reminds me one problem I had with and old...

That reminds me one problem I had with and old '89 Fiat Tipo. I think it was something called "impulse detector" which was placed in the gearbox, next to the clutch.
When that detector got into a...
Forum: European Imports 01-19-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,136
Posted By karburator
Google has all the answers... When not, ask...

Google has all the answers... When not, ask wikipedia:
For indirect injection: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indirect_injection
For direct injection:...
Forum: European Imports 01-19-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,136
Posted By karburator
For people at the Americas...

Every diesel engine is an injection engine, so putting 'diesel' and 'injection' together is redundant.

The TDI abbreviation was originally used for turbo diesel engines with intercooler, but when...
Forum: European Imports 01-18-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,136
Posted By karburator
Right, but I get more fun driving my...

Right, but I get more fun driving my mother-in-law's 1.6 Alfa 147 :wink2:

What I really like of my car is that DSG transmission. Man, driving it through a mountain road is awesome despite that it's...
Forum: General Chat 01-17-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 53,100
Posted By karburator
I thought cars in USA where limited to a top of...

I thought cars in USA where limited to a top of 110 mph (as in Japan).

Im my case, the fastest I have gone was about 135 in a '02 Seat Leon (1.8 turbo 180 bhp VW engine). It wasn't me who was...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 01-16-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,375
Posted By karburator
Shouldn't this be in the Euro imports...

Shouldn't this be in the Euro imports section?

Anyway, I've searched for it in the net, and I'm affraid it's not easy to find one.
I found two carburettors in Spain that could fit on that '89 VW...
Forum: European Imports 01-16-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,136
Posted By karburator
...and almost 4 years ago...

Sorry for the lag :mrgreen:
Right. It wasn't a hf turbo or an integrale but just a 1.8 DOHC 8 valves (yap, DOHC but only 8v) with 105 bhp in it. Not explosive at all.

I'm affraid this car does not...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-09-2004, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By karburator
oh! A TU_14 engine! I had one of these on a...

oh! A TU_14 engine! I had one of these on a CitroŽn BX. It's a wonderfull engine.
What about the ignition module, or something related to ignition? Once I had a problem in an old Fiat Tipo. It's...
Forum: Off Topic 11-03-2004, 09:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,096
Posted By karburator
euh... Congrats to the winners.

euh...
Congrats to the winners.
Forum: Off Topic 10-04-2004, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,991
Posted By karburator
I'm back! What an adventure! Running on a bus at...

I'm back!
What an adventure! Running on a bus at more than 130 km/h. Those Qatarians are mad! Perhaps such a high temperature (up to 45ļC) has turned them crazy.

If I get permission from the CF...
Forum: Off Topic 09-26-2004, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,991
Posted By karburator
I'll do :D Thx, lutz

I'll do :D
Thx, lutz
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 09-25-2004, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,046
Posted By karburator
KTR- Help: Injection failure

I don't know why, I don't know how... (Pet Shop Boys dixit)

Hi!

I'm afraid that I need some help to calm myself.
Friday night I went to a party outside the city. From the place the party took place...
Forum: Off Topic 09-24-2004, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,422
Posted By karburator
Ouch! That hurts! Anyway, it doesn't look...

Ouch! That hurts!
Anyway, it doesn't look serious, does it?
Forum: Off Topic 09-22-2004, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,991
Posted By karburator
Thank you, man! :thumbs: By the way, did you...

Thank you, man! :thumbs:

By the way, did you know that a MotoGP race will take place in the USA in the 2005 season? It'll be at Laguna Seca. :wink2:
Forum: Off Topic 09-22-2004, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,991
Posted By karburator
KTR- MotoGP: Flying to Qatar's GP

Related to this thread: http://www.car-forums.com/talk/showthread.php?t=3215

Well, time has come for me to fly to Qatar. Next Monday (Sept. 27th.) three busses will leave Valencia carrying about 140...
Forum: General Chat 09-12-2004, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By karburator
I won't forget that day. It was about 3 pm when...

I won't forget that day.
It was about 3 pm when my family and me were about to have lunch (yes, it's normal having lunch so late for us) and the TV news were saying that a light aircraft had crashed...
Forum: General Chat 09-09-2004, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,597
Posted By karburator
2.2 TiD >> by ISUZU Is the only thing I...

2.2 TiD >> by ISUZU
Is the only thing I know about it. Also OPEL/Vauxhall uses this engine. It's about 125 bhp.
Forum: General Chat 08-25-2004, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By karburator
Yo! If you finally decide buying an MPV, have a...

Yo!

If you finally decide buying an MPV, have a look at the KIA Carnival. It costs less than Au$ 30.000.

A KIA Pregio would be a good choice if it had passenger seats, but it hasn't.
Forum: Asian Imports 08-25-2004, 01:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,924
Posted By karburator
Wow! At that price, you better try looking for...

Wow! At that price, you better try looking for your car at a junk yard. I'm not kidding.

For 500 bucks I'm affraid you won't find a car in good conditions.

ok, ok... That could be possible. A...
Forum: General Chat 08-25-2004, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By karburator
hum... What kind of van are you looking for?...

hum... What kind of van are you looking for? American? European? Japanese?

If you like european ones, I can suggest you the Renault Traffic (or the Kangoo, if you are looking for something...
Forum: General Chat 08-25-2004, 12:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,204
Posted By karburator
Well... that's true if you're not in a traffic...

Well... that's true if you're not in a traffic jam. Then a manual trans is annoying; clutch, 1st gear, accel, break, clutch, neutral, clutch, 1st gear, nobody moves, neutral, they move, clutch, 1srt...
Forum: European Imports 07-31-2004, 12:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,329
Posted By karburator
If I'm not wrong, the top is a 1.8 Turbo with 180...

If I'm not wrong, the top is a 1.8 Turbo with 180 bhp and a 1.9 Turbo diesel with 150 bhp.
Anyway, there is also the SEAT Leon, which is 5 door Toledo, wearing a 1.8 Turbo with 225 bhp.

About...
Forum: Off Topic 07-29-2004, 11:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,785
Posted By karburator
"Quitting McDonald's is not at all what you...

"Quitting McDonald's is not at all what you want to do"
Man, this is the best one.

McDonald's sucks.
Forum: European Imports 07-29-2004, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,329
Posted By karburator
I call it "ethylic euphoria" :P

I call it "ethylic euphoria" :P
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