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    16th January 2020, 04:47 PM
    Thank you Kim Luck. Seems like an easy Saturday morning job for me. Nothing to it. :crazy:
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    16th January 2020, 10:14 AM
    OK, that's it! I don't need something new to stress over every day! Get rid of the Koleos asap and buy an all electric car now! Nissan Leaf seems...
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    15th January 2020, 12:28 PM
    We have been over this controversial business of CVT maintenance before, several times, and I am still not aware of my Koleos requiring : to quote...
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    14th January 2020, 08:10 AM
    Sorry to hear that, REN TIN TIN, what year model and how many km's are you at? Is that a CVT or a regular AUTO box?
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    9th January 2020, 05:00 PM
    Have a look at a good KIA RIO hatchback. Bought one for $5000 a while ago, with 180K on the dial. Ran like a dream. Really simple uncomplicated...
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    9th January 2020, 04:40 PM
    Love your sense of humour Mr Stuey. Actually, here is an interesting fact: Gatorade is exactly the same price as Nulon Long Life Green coolant at...
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    8th January 2020, 05:25 PM
    During the past two weeks I have bored everybody to death with questions about doing a coolant change on my Koloes, which I have finally...
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    7th January 2020, 04:02 PM
    Breitie replied to a thread Coolant in Renault Forum
    Love it, Stuey! I think you are on to something there. Been thinking along the same lines. And Gatorade is possibly more effective as a coolant than...
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    7th January 2020, 03:30 PM
    Breitie replied to a thread Coolant in Renault Forum
    But wait! There is more. The coolant story never seems to end. Actually, you won't hear from me again because after this message I am going to go...
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    6th January 2020, 05:23 PM
    Breitie replied to a thread Coolant in Renault Forum
    Green gets the popular vote from several knowledgeable posters here, and from Nulon, and from Supercheap. So, green it is. Regarding the...
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    6th January 2020, 12:31 PM
    Breitie replied to a thread Coolant in Renault Forum
    Taaraa! The never ending saga of 'The Coolant' continues. After chasing this subject for several days, with the kind assistance of some of you...
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    5th January 2020, 11:27 AM
    Breitie replied to a thread Coolant in Renault Forum
    Who would have thought: the old vexing subject of coolants keeps appearing. And still people are confused. I now know why!
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    1st January 2020, 04:40 PM
    Breitie replied to a thread Type D coolant in Renault Forum
    Jeez you guys, now I wish I had never asked the question. What a complicated business the world of coolants appears to be. Before this I never gave...
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    1st January 2020, 09:36 AM
    Breitie replied to a thread Type D coolant in Renault Forum
    Thank you Haakon for your very well considered and sensible response. You confirmed what I was suspecting, namely that a Koloes is not a Renault. I...
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    31st December 2019, 12:40 PM
    Breitie replied to a thread Type D coolant in Renault Forum
    Hello Froggers, I am resurrecting this thread from 2012 because I have arrived at the same state of confusion as poster Halfmo did eight years ago. ...
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    30th December 2019, 10:55 AM
    Hello again jo proffi, thank you for staying with me on this subject. I trust I am not wasting your time too much. Maybe others can learn something...
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    29th December 2019, 12:05 PM
    "............where angels fear to tread!" Thank you jo proffi for the advice, although it seems that similar to oils, 'coolants ain't coolants' and...
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About Breitie

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About Breitie
Biography:
From Namibia, West Africa in 1970, car enthusiast from an early age, built hotrods and restored vintage and veteran cars with brother Peter, who established the 'Old Wheelers Club of Namibia in 1986 (www.oldwheelers.com), owned many European cars
Anything else you want to share?:
Grew up in and around VW Beetles and Kombis, owned several Peugeots in Africa that were almost indestructible under Third World African conditions
Location:
Manly West, Brisbane
Occupation:
Marketing and Technical Sales, now retired (involuntarily)
Interests:
Cars, motorcycles, mechanical gadgets, sailing, writing, reading, travel,
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Mainly car related, specifically Renault
Car(s) - Current:
Koleos Bose, with all the knick-knacks
Car(s) Owned - Previous:
Too many to mention, started with 1928 Opel Kadett, then DKW two-stroke, several Austins, Ford Taunus, 1948 and 1962 Jaguars, Peugeot 404's, and dozens more. The most remarkable vehicle I have owned was the Renault Scenic Phase I.
Cars - Wrecking:
Good heavens! None I hope!

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