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    Yesterday, 10:31 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Electric Cars in Froggy Chat!
    Well, you may be saving the World in relation to petrol consumption, but there is a lot of extra energy (produced from who knows) in building these...
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    Yesterday, 10:07 PM
    It makes no difference to 2CV parts as I get them from Der Franzose in Germany. John
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    25th January 2020, 07:44 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Electric Cars in Froggy Chat!
    I'll take your word on that, Kim. Way before my time. By the way, how old are you? John
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    25th January 2020, 04:56 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Electric Cars in Froggy Chat!
    I think they are that far behind on the Australian Submarine Project. I think it is due to long lunches, afternoon siestas and too much time making...
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    22nd January 2020, 10:02 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Denton in CitroŽn Forum
    I would try after the Australia Day weekend - ie after this weekend. Many small businesses close for Christmas and reopen after Australia day, taking...
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    22nd January 2020, 11:14 AM
    JBN replied to a thread Electric Cars in Froggy Chat!
    I will keep my petrol powered cars for as long as possible. There will come a point where the costs of running an EV will rise toward the cost of...
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    21st January 2020, 11:44 PM
    There is often a Citroen H Van in the main street in Balmain, Sydney. I think it finds the surrounding corrugated iron roofs very welcoming. John
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    21st January 2020, 11:29 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Electric Cars in Froggy Chat!
    JoBo, you have never driven one. There may be a few collectors that have a 2CV in their stable that drive them occasionally that may find them slow,...
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    21st January 2020, 11:08 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Electric Cars in Froggy Chat!
    A WA friend of mine converted a 2CV to an EV. Got a Bulgarian electric engine, converted the 2CV to a two seater ute. The tray is aluminium...
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    20th January 2020, 04:51 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Electric Cars in Froggy Chat!
    In 2000 I drove Sydney to Cairns in 3 days. Spent 3 days there meeting the RAID 2000 2CV folk and then drove back in 3 days. This is in a 2CV which...
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    20th January 2020, 04:39 PM
    A very interesting War story. Citroen's WW II Sabotage Youíre likely going unaware that this year is the 100th anniversary of CitroŽn. While...
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    18th January 2020, 08:33 PM
    I love the H Van. Always reminds me of a horizontal version of the old Australian corrugated iron dunny, but with wheels. John
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    18th January 2020, 08:25 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Electric Cars in Froggy Chat!
    On the other hand, if they do nothing about their air pollution, it will probably produce results surpassing their one child policy in reducing their...
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    15th January 2020, 11:00 PM
    Sorry to hear of your loss, Eric. I couldn't see the pictures because AussieFrogs travels a lot slower than a bushfire. John
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    14th January 2020, 09:52 PM
    JBN started a thread Electric Cars in Froggy Chat!
    Shenzhen has 21.000 electric taxi's and most of them charge at this charging station. 650+ electric cars can be charged here at once. Most of them...
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    13th January 2020, 10:34 PM
    Particularly if you pick a nice white hail damaged C4. Instead of forking out money to get it repaired, invest some time a some pocket-money to...
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    12th January 2020, 09:57 PM
    Only if the guy doing the roadworthy picks up on it. Most hate Citroen so much that as long as it has good tyres, brakes OK and indicators work they...
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    8th January 2020, 12:54 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Frog associated hack in Froggy Chat!
    I haven't had that screen and I use Chrome. My basic problem with passwords is I forget them. With Aussiefrogs, I don't think security is a problem....
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    5th January 2020, 09:51 PM
    Thanks for your thoughts, Barry. I think there are a lot of French car owners in Australia who would be more comfortable having their cars in Arizona...
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Sydney
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Gentleman of leisure
Car(s) - Current:
2CV Charleston, 2CV Daffy Duck, Xantia VSX
Car(s) Owned - Previous:
CX 2400 Cmatic CX 25IE BX 19TRi (2)

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