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hotwire last won the day on December 20 2014

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About hotwire

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  • Birthday 12/06/1963

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    Grant M
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    Big Smoke -Te Awamutu
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    99 E39 525i
  • Car 2
    78 E12 520i
  • Car 3
    88 E39
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    E30 320i
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  1. Road Toll Not working

    Yup the wire side barriers - which muppet in NZTA (or whatever they call themselves) thought this one up? Might be a fine on the new expressways where there is a wide runoff, but a section of SH 3 north of Te Awamutu is f####en ridiculous for the above reasons. I am now attending AA call outs on the said road - car stopped, tyre changes etc. It can be bloody unnerving, adding to - not many cars bother to even slow to go past. Trucks & busses do though. Funny that - good experienced drivers. When this "upgrade" was first mooted by the authorities. there was plenty of anger with locals. Some "mouth piece" for the said authority put their reasoning in the local rag - to stop vehicles "spearing off the road" Worst case scenario was through a fence into a paddock! As is agreed on here - incompetent driving is at fault. I will say though, my son got his licence mid last year. There is a pretty thorough practical test to complete. My hope is these kids are going to gain some decent skill level as time goes on.
  2. E36 Auto Transmission Gasket Replacement

    The torque converter would still have been full of fluid - hence the dirty fluid second time around. Sounds as if it does need another flush.
  3. New forum theme is far too dark.

    Appreciate the fixes but why cant the forum itself be fixed without having to mod things?
  4. 1999 E38 750i Individual

    That unit looks a lot more OEM looking than the Dynavins etc
  5. Quick rant thread.

    So do some Toyota's. One Honda Stream requires removing the whole front & the lights!
  6. Quick rant thread.

    That has been a pom trait from the year dot. British Leyland comes to mind...
  7. e83 Replacement Battery

    Get a Hella Endurent from a Battery Town supplier, or if feeling flush - a Varta
  8. Pay $30 or $200 for a part... :-/

    Yes had seen that one too. The point was that, apart from extortion. it is also not the part they are listing it as
  9. Mad Germans

  10. Pay $30 or $200 for a part... :-/

    Adding to, it's an air con pressure switch - NOT a temp switch. https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-bmw-parts/a-c-pressure-switch/64538362055/
  11. 2006 325i bad temp readings

    I have done an electric pump on a car at work. Intermittent fault code but could watch the erratic operation of the pump on current data. Have only done the one but i understand they are a fairly common failure.
  12. BMW E36 AC condenser replacement

    It is not a DIY job without tools & AC equipment. Look up an AC specialist in Auckland
  13. Audio Shops

  14. Help save Western Springs Speedway

    Also Manfeild in Feilding. Not aware of any issues there either.
  15. Help save Western Springs Speedway

    Yup, been to many a concert at the Springs. Brilliant location for such!