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Re: Do you own other vehicles?

 by deebles ¦  Wed Aug 04, 2021 5:22 pm ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: Do you own other vehicles? ¦  Replies: 48 ¦  Views: 22202

In addition to my 1991 GT which is insured 3 months during the summer: 1996 Civic LX sedan inherited last year. Its only reason for being around here is for my kids to learn on and pass their road tests. It's automatic. One down, one to go. Currently uninsured. 1997 VW Transporter T4 van, 6 speed 2....

Re: Wanted: 89-98 GT, GTi

 by deebles ¦  Tue Aug 03, 2021 5:47 pm ¦  Forum: Cars For Sale ¦  Topic: Wanted: 89-98 GT, GTi ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 1650

Mine’s not officially for sale but always open to passing the torch.
In case you have plans to visit the west coast in the not-too-distant future, you’re welcome to visit.
It’s not often I get to show it to someone who knows.

Re: Longtime owner on Vancouver Island

 by deebles ¦  Mon Aug 02, 2021 7:47 pm ¦  Forum: Welcome! ¦  Topic: Longtime owner on Vancouver Island ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 311

Wow tom, you drive an Esteem wagon too ... yes it is a superior car in many ways but I hate the overboosted power steering and love that the Swift has none. I also parked my Swift for a period of time, about 6 years, and for the last few have only driven about 1000 kms per year. It always fires up a...

Longtime owner on Vancouver Island

 by deebles ¦  Mon Aug 02, 2021 6:28 pm ¦  Forum: Welcome! ¦  Topic: Longtime owner on Vancouver Island ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 311

Hello everyone, Back in 1990 my stepdad made a deal with me: He wanted to buy a new Sprint and if I offered my 1980 Fiesta Sport as a trade-in, the Sprint would be mine in 3 years. At the time I was a student at the University of Victoria and getting along just fine without a car, so I agreed. My ti...

Re: Knock sensor

 by deebles ¦  Mon Aug 02, 2021 5:44 pm ¦  Forum: Wanted ¦  Topic: Knock sensor ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 366

+1. Incidentally, the GT/GTi is set up to run on 85 Octane, which means owners can run on regular gas, 87 Octane in Canada, and advance the ignition timing a bit before pinging happens.

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