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    Yesterday, 10:07 PM
    https://carmanuals2.com/renault/megane-rs-2012-owner-s-manual-63550
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    Yesterday, 09:37 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    A standard Cayman Starts at AUD 110,300. The Alpine A110 should undercut that by some margin? Old mate Sam (Seen through Glass) looks to be a...
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    Yesterday, 09:00 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    More here:
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    12th December 2017, 08:57 PM
    Those plug pics are scary, Frans. Almost rich metallic deposits...... Sorry you had to cop the blame for the altercation.....
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    8th December 2017, 11:59 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Adelaide Rally 2017 in Peugeot Forum
    Keep working on it, Graham....:wink2:
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    8th December 2017, 09:11 PM
    My "through the looking glass" query is, now that Renault Nissan have bought 38% of Mitsubishi, how does that leave everyone in the PSA...
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    7th December 2017, 08:53 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread R1135 Gordini 1967 in Renault Forum
    I gave up on the R10 I had that was completely rusted top and bottom of the drainage channel. I figured that the original was a stressed and...
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    6th December 2017, 08:51 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    This from Top Gear is telling: "It’s a car that’ll turn some buyers on, and just as effectively turn others off. For some it won’t wear the right...
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    6th December 2017, 07:39 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    Even Top Gear is onto it! https://www.topgear.com/car-reviews/alpine/a110
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    4th December 2017, 10:37 PM
    My installation fees are quite high.....
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    4th December 2017, 10:11 PM
    Hard to believe, particularly for an old sceptic....:D
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    4th December 2017, 08:50 PM
    They'll be fine as long as they don't use FIAT electrical systems........
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    4th December 2017, 08:43 AM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    Perhaps they should alter the front/rear weight distribution to provide the necessary pendulum effect for the purists..... P.S. you can only fit...
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    2nd December 2017, 10:05 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    I know you own a nice handling fast car. (Not new). I'm only pointing out that the appreciation of well made performance vehicles can go beyond...
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    2nd December 2017, 09:38 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    And would you be driving your $150k pride and joy even once at it's full potential for a lap time if you lived next door to the Ring? The answer is,...
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    2nd December 2017, 08:43 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    And which Nordschliefe sub 8 minute 15 second vehicle that takes the kids to school and a family with suitcases plus a roof rack and can legally tow...
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    2nd December 2017, 08:30 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    Whatever you reckon is a fair thing! Snow White's arse perhaps? Porsche can charge a lot more than anyone else for a similar vehicle because they...
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    2nd December 2017, 07:22 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    Perhaps, like others here it might do you a lot of good to drive a modern, if expensive, high performance "SUV". SUV is a name coined in America for...
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    1st December 2017, 08:51 PM
    This event was an epic but uneven battle fought on some seriously rough Scottish roads between the best of the 2WD's and the new Audi 4x4. Who needs...
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    29th November 2017, 08:52 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    I'd suggest you re-examine what you think a performance SUV is by reading the specs of this vehicle:...
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    29th November 2017, 06:41 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    As far as Armstrong 500 and Bathurst 1000 go, the original A110 was not eligible to run as a sedan in Australia. I believe it had something to do...
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    28th November 2017, 10:58 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    The car was a Williams Renault Laguna, Super Tourer or not....and all the other cars were stock....:D And personally I and many others (who don't...
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    28th November 2017, 10:25 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    Here ya go, Graham!: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Bathurst_1000_vehicles
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    28th November 2017, 08:57 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    In 1997, Williams Renault entered two Lagunas in the Bathurst race. Neither finished, but a Laguna lapped the circuit in 2:16.8034, faster than any...
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    28th November 2017, 08:50 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    Unless, of course, it is lighter, faster and handles better than anyone else's SUV..........
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    27th November 2017, 08:58 PM
    Apart from the fact that against the clock 4WD rally cars are faster than 2WD rally cars, they are certainly not any more spectacular. You or I...
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    25th November 2017, 07:32 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread R16 cabrio in Renault Forum
    As an early new R16 adopter, going against the grain of Holdens, Falcons and Valiants, I was often told it was"ugly". My reply, as always, was " Not...
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    25th November 2017, 10:59 AM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread R16 cabrio in Renault Forum
    I have formed the opinion that the white soft-top R16 bears no resemblance whatsoever to the official silver/bronze Renault two door coupe prototype...
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    25th November 2017, 09:12 AM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Big barnfind. in Froggy Chat!
    Schlitzy, the Nazis relied on Beutepanzer in Czhechoslovakia, Poland, The Netherlands, France and Russia to supplement their own fighting machines....
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    25th November 2017, 08:57 AM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread R16 cabrio in Renault Forum
    The production R16 door has no quarter vent, unlike a Caravelle and the door is much shorter. The custom vehicle shown in post #5 and #13 has a...
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    24th November 2017, 09:11 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread R16 cabrio in Renault Forum
    R16 bar and button door handle access.......top of door fluted all the way from bonnet....looks like an R16 door....
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    24th November 2017, 08:40 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Big barnfind. in Froggy Chat!
    The article suggests some more modern cars were added later by the owner. The fact that their owner/s hid them removed a large quantity of...
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    24th November 2017, 07:39 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread R16 cabrio in Renault Forum
    The spot welded ridges don't stand out too well in the roof fabric, do they? The number plate identifies the front half at least as being...
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    23rd November 2017, 11:45 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread geelong event in Renault Forum
    Geelong Revival Motoring Festival
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    23rd November 2017, 09:56 PM
    I was scanning through a dictionary the other day and came across a word that uses "lexia' in it's construction. It's Dyslexia. Definition of -lexia....
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    23rd November 2017, 09:48 PM
    Responding on behalf of Alexander, I totally agree with you!
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    22nd November 2017, 09:40 PM
    Kim Luck replied to a thread Floride wider rims in Renault Forum
    Either that or some serious metal stretching, pulling and pushing will get them under the guards, just.
    11 replies | 381 view(s)
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  1. Thanks! I'll be wearing it again at Magnetic Island very soon! Sorry I can't do the Cart day!
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    Hi Kim
    i'm in the process of acquiring an early R4 (found, but just have not picked it up yet) and would be interested in the manual if you still have it.
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    Martin
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About Kim Luck

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Date of Birth
December 20
About Kim Luck
Biography:
Suave, debonair and now getting to be grumpy!
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The air we breathe....
Location:
Melbourne, Aus.
Occupation:
Part Time Office Wallah
Interests:
F1, WRC, Sailing :-)
Car(s) - Current:
His: 2009 Koleos Auto Diesel (New), Hers: 2017 Megane Sedan Intens (New)
Car(s) Owned - Previous:
'55 Ford Mainline Ute, '58 Zephyr Station Wagon, '55 Austin Ute, '60 Morris Minor 2 Door, '62 Chevvy Sedan, '67 R10, (New) '69 R16TL,(New) '72 R16TS, (New) '74 R12TL Wagon, (New) '62 R4, '63 R4, '70 R10. '71 &'72 Kimberley, '01 RX4 (New)
Cars - Wrecking:
I'm in the process of trying to wear out my Koleos. Keep in touch!
Cars - Parts:
RX4 OEM Roof Rack w/ Key and Tork tool

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