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21 July 2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,540
Posted By DaveD

I joined back in 2000, soon after getting my 1993...

I joined back in 2000, soon after getting my 1993 WRX.
Always been more of a lurker, but not really been on this site much for a good five or six years - caught this thread purely by chance!
My...
05 February 2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,814
Posted By DaveD

Must admit that I rarely frequent here these...

Must admit that I rarely frequent here these days...my Scoob has been sat on the drive for 2 years, but should be resurrected soon.

I fondly remember the Derby / Notts crew and the various meets...
27 March 2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 13,209
Posted By DaveD

The problem is that, even if the voice recorder...

The problem is that, even if the voice recorder and data recorders are found, they could turn out to be useless in understanding what caused the aircraft to deviate from its planned route. The CVR...
27 November 2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By DaveD

No engine rebuilds, but one clutch change at...

No engine rebuilds, but one clutch change at 140,000 miles - and that was only because the release bearing went, there was still some friction material left! Failed the MoT due to tired suspension. ...
27 November 2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 705
Posted By DaveD

I was on an A380 that caused a temporary closure...

I was on an A380 that caused a temporary closure of Heathrow's runway 27L earlier this year. The steering failed as we were exiting the runway and the back of the plane was still overhanging the main...
Forum: Rallying
26 November 2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,379
Posted By DaveD

Thumbs up Myherin seems to have been popular this year -...

Myherin seems to have been popular this year - some more photos from this stage.

National cars...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/snetDaveD/IMG_9997_sm.jpg

Big wind turbines!...
26 November 2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By DaveD

This MY93 WRX was in Japan until I personally...

This MY93 WRX was in Japan until I personally imported it in 2000.

It's now got best part of 250,000 miles on it, but curently sits forlornly on my drive since it failed its MoT. Hopefully will...
15 August 2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 972
Posted By DaveD

Following the Modernisation plan of the 1950's...

Following the Modernisation plan of the 1950's (which basically just swapped steam engines for diesel) the level of investment in BR went steadily downhill. By the 1980's, most of the stock...
31 May 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,072
Posted By DaveD

That's good - air safety investigation for a...

That's good - air safety investigation for a well-known jet engine manufacturer is my job!
26 May 2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,072
Posted By DaveD

Les, the old Olympus may well have been smokey at...

Les, the old Olympus may well have been smokey at high power, but modern high bypass civil engines like the V2500 are usually very clean. Twin jets are horrendously over-powered, so that they can...
29 April 2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,755
Posted By DaveD

These batteries are the back-up system, and used...

These batteries are the back-up system, and used on ground when the engines are not running. Once the jet engines are fired-up, they provide all the power for the aircraft (and also power to...
08 April 2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By DaveD

I fitted a ScoobyECU to my MY93 WRX a number of...

I fitted a ScoobyECU to my MY93 WRX a number of years back, which upped the boost (TD05) from about 0.7 bar to around 0.95 bar. The change from the original map (can't remember vintage, but isn't a...
19 March 2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 970
Posted By DaveD

If you've fitted a stainless downpipe, you can...

If you've fitted a stainless downpipe, you can now probably hear the air passing through the wastegate when on part-throttle. You'll also hear the whistle of the turbo more clearly. Quite normal!
26 February 2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 979
Posted By DaveD

Phil, remember this...

Phil, remember this (https://www.scoobynet.com/showthread.php?t=47690&page=2)?

Those were the days!
Forum: Subaru Parts
25 February 2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By DaveD

Will the suspension fit a saloon? If so, is...

Will the suspension fit a saloon?
If so, is there a price, it seems to have been omitted! ;)
12 February 2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By DaveD

Mine's now failed its MoT, need to decide whether...

Mine's now failed its MoT, need to decide whether I can justify spending a grand on a quarter-of-a-million miles car? :(
Requires steering rack, shocks, brake service and attention to the dreaded...
30 January 2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 591
Posted By DaveD

130,000 miles in ten years isn't too far off the...

130,000 miles in ten years isn't too far off the mark - I've managed 170,000 miles in thirteen years, and my mileage has dropped to sub-ten thousand in the recent past.

There might be some...
28 December 2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,410
Posted By DaveD

Nothing more exciting than a problem with the air...

Nothing more exciting than a problem with the air conditioning system.....
18 November 2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By DaveD

MY93 WRX, has around 240,000 miles on it. Changed...

MY93 WRX, has around 240,000 miles on it. Changed the original clutch at 140,000 miles, so should have around another 40,000 on this one!
I imported the car in 2000, when it had only 46,000 miles on...
Forum: Other Marques
13 November 2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 910
Posted By DaveD

We were looking for focuses until I spotted a Mk4...

We were looking for focuses until I spotted a Mk4 mondeo on an 07 plate with 85k. It's the base spec, but still comes with cruise control, etc and is huge! Only had it a week, but it is a nice clean...
26 August 2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,889
Posted By DaveD

What I meant to add was, although the person you...

What I meant to add was, although the person you know can't communicate at the moment, I'm sure that within, he is probably fully conscious and frustrated with his current restricted movement and...
26 August 2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,889
Posted By DaveD

My brother, Pete, had encephelitis a number of...

My brother, Pete, had encephelitis a number of years ago. He used to work in a nightclub - got back to my Mum's at about 4am and then at about 5, my Mum was woken by him flailing around on the floor....
08 June 2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,961
Posted By DaveD

MY93 WRX, still with Orange indicators! ...

MY93 WRX, still with Orange indicators!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/snetDaveD/IMG_2355_reduced.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v316/snetDaveD/IMG_8217_reduced.jpg
...
Forum: Subaru Parts
31 May 2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,606
Posted By DaveD

Ah, mine is 262 silver! GLWTS :thumb:

Ah, mine is 262 silver!
GLWTS :thumb:
Forum: Subaru Parts
30 May 2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,606
Posted By DaveD

What's the paint code, please?

What's the paint code, please?
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