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Offline JC

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Re: Car definitions section...
« Reply #10 on: 17 March 2008, 22:53 »
To be honest Dinx - think it could just be a langauge issue for you friend across the waters

Different terminology

Like we call it a Bonnet - the yanks call it a Hood

Boot - Trunk etc

SO I think ( but proberly wrong ) is that he wants key tuning parts identifying / explaining in each Mark section - :wink: not every part just commonly used ones  :shocked:

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Re: Car definitions section...
« Reply #11 on: 17 March 2008, 22:56 »
oh ok...I get that...don't think its gonna work...but I get it.. :grin:

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Re: Car definitions section...
« Reply #12 on: 18 March 2008, 07:32 »
Yup. Thanks for helping Di out  :grin: :grin:

Basically. I go into the MK5 section and read a post. I understand what they are taling about etc. But when I go into say the MK1 section and someone says this has broken or that is not working.

I dont know what it means. So what I was asking for was a section where the most common words and phrases that relate to that MK of Golf are.

E.G:

Whats a DV Valve?
Whats Catback system?

I dont know what these words mean which makes understanding the posts rather difficult for me. Im sure Im not the only one with this problem?

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Re: Car definitions section...
« Reply #13 on: 18 March 2008, 12:24 »
i get what you mean, DV valve is a good example. not sure what it is, i assume diverter valve, but its irrelevant to me so i don't really care.

catback system... surely it would be obvious from the rest of the topic?  you know what a cat is, right? catalytic converter? on your exhaust? so a cat back system would be an exhaust system, from the catalytic converter back. ie not the cat, down pipe or manifold. i personally don't see this working, logic would expalin most things, if you don't know what the topic is about and cant work it out from the rest of the topic then its either irrelevant to you (or anyone else) or if not, ask!
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Re: Car definitions section...
« Reply #14 on: 18 March 2008, 12:39 »
The thing is. If I have to ask everytime I dont understand something I will be asking a lot. I enjoy learning about cars etc so a section like this would be usefull.

Nevertheless. I think "NO" has already been decided  :embarassed: :smiley:


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Re: Car definitions section...
« Reply #15 on: 18 March 2008, 12:45 »
The thing is. If I have to ask everytime I dont understand something I will be asking a lot. I enjoy learning about cars etc so a section like this would be usefull.

Nevertheless. I think "NO" has already been decided  :embarassed: :smiley:

 im sure you figured were faily friendly round here so if you have to keep asking no-one will be too annoyed im sure , the more you read the more you learn  :wink:

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Re: Car definitions section...
« Reply #16 on: 18 March 2008, 14:01 »
What Stu says!

You may get a few jibes but generally peeps will tell you. dont be afraid to ask!
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Re: Car definitions section...
« Reply #17 on: 19 March 2008, 13:34 »
i think an abbreviation section could be usful maybe. i still dnt know what an isv stands for and ive got 3 of them lol. also people could explain breifly what that part does.

please dnt bite my head off if you mods think its a stupid idea ...

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« Reply #18 on: 19 March 2008, 14:46 »
Woot!

Someone who likes the idea  :grin: :grin:


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Re: Car definitions section...
« Reply #19 on: 19 March 2008, 15:11 »
well there's 2 out of 14000.. :grin: