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    Yesterday, 09:42 PM
    I actually ONLY use 98 octane if available for both the Xantia and the 2CV. Daffyduck the bush 2CV usually runs on OPAL (91 RON minus aromatics) or...
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    18th November 2018, 09:14 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Good Police work! :) in Froggy Chat!
    How many driving school vehicles are in any lane OTHER than the right most lane? John
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    18th November 2018, 09:02 PM
    However bad we may think fuel prices are in Australia, spare a thought for the French motorists who are up in arms about petrol and diesel costs....
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    18th November 2018, 08:58 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Driverless cars in Froggy Chat!
    Do not let the facts destroy a good money spinner. I always wonder why they remove my licence from time to time, not because I have accidents but...
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    17th November 2018, 09:34 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Good Police work! :) in Froggy Chat!
    The risk factor driving a 2CV hasn't changed for the last 70 years. The only safety addition has been seat belts. To drive them requires a lot of...
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    16th November 2018, 09:37 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Good Police work! :) in Froggy Chat!
    There was an incident in The Shire recently where a HWP spotted a driver using a mobile phone. He sped after her at, some say, double the speed limit...
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    16th November 2018, 09:27 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Driverless cars in Froggy Chat!
    I would be enjoying the ride, knowing that I had a good excuse to beat a speeding fine - blame it on the car. "Hey officer, the car just took off. I...
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    9th November 2018, 09:27 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Brake Switch - Broken in CitroŽn Forum
    The bloody cops drive behind me. They tell me "no brake lights" and give me a speeding ticket. John
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    8th November 2018, 08:59 PM
    In the old days, I remember the old Australian corrugated iron dunny. I have a soft spot for H-vans. Kind of like a French port-a-loo. John
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    8th November 2018, 08:54 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Driverless cars in Froggy Chat!
    In humans we use the term "ashes to ashes, dust to dust". This is the first time I have seen the concept of steel to iron ore. I guess the good part...
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    8th November 2018, 12:41 AM
    JBN replied to a thread Driverless cars in Froggy Chat!
    My Xantia has cruise control. I've never tried to use it. The brake/accelerator setup on the Xantia is as close to perfection as I have ever had on a...
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    7th November 2018, 09:41 PM
    Capitalistic bastard. Why TWO? There is only ONE of you! Anyhow, one of them runs on the smell of an oily rag so you are not a fully paid up...
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    7th November 2018, 09:16 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Driverless cars in Froggy Chat!
    If vehicles with autonomous braking had easily identifiable markings indicating such, this 2CV driver would be very happy changing lanes in front of...
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    6th November 2018, 10:48 PM
    JBN replied to a thread Driverless cars in Froggy Chat!
    In the current situation of having cars without attentive drivers and also dangerous airbags, I propose that ALL airbags be replaced by a metal spike...
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    5th November 2018, 10:16 PM
    I think it is to fleece the wealthy who drive those expensive German turbo diesels. John
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    4th November 2018, 10:44 PM
    Last week I went into my local Caltex garage where I always get my fuel. Filled up and paid. Then I asked if they sold cigarettes as I had been asked...
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    3rd November 2018, 09:41 PM
    At Ilkurlka, the only fuel supply on the 1370km Anne Beadell Highway, the 91 octane OPAL petrol cost $3.50 a litre. Since then, I have found ALL...
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    2nd November 2018, 10:41 PM
    JBN replied to a thread 2CV engine assembly in CitroŽn Forum
    If all else fails, make a "driving shirt" that has a seatbelt sewn across in a V to look like the standard lap/sash. Wear this shirt whenever you...
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    31st October 2018, 09:27 PM
    JBN replied to a thread 2CV questions in CitroŽn Forum
    Having owned 3 (and still have 2 of them) since 1993, they are the only car that really is a joy to drive. In Sydney traffic I can hold my own quite...
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Location:
Sydney
Occupation:
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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