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Old May 5th 2008, 3:49 pm
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If I recall correctly the "old vauxhall" was a 6 cyl and even my maths cant get 16 valves into a 6 cyl motor.
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If I recall correctly the "old vauxhall" was a 6 cyl and even my maths cant get 16 valves into a 6 cyl motor.
It'll have to be the Pontac then?

Why don't all manufacturers build the valves fail safe - like mazda?

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Is that the pontiac 6.5 V8 job?

or the old vauxhall??
Doh, should of been Frontera, same as the Vauxhall but German Opel version, got shot of it now though.
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Doh, should of been Frontera, same as the Vauxhall but German Opel version, got shot of it now though.
Senior moments are to be expected mate - couldn't see you a 400+BHP yank tank TBH.
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Senior moments are to be expected mate - couldn't see you a 400+BHP yank tank TBH.
I had one, a Pontiac Parisienne, used to go like stink.
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I had one, a Pontiac Parisienne, used to go like stink.
Over there or in the UK - I've always fancied a Corvette - just for a summer - but am worried I'd kill myself trying to see up front for overtaking. - (that thought might get people donating to the LB 'vette fund)
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Over there or in the UK - I've always fancied a Corvette - just for a summer - but am worried I'd kill myself trying to see up front for overtaking. - (that thought might get people donating to the LB 'vette fund)
When I was in Canada in the 70`s like this one .
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Depends on the age of the child. Toddlers here go to kindergarten at 18 months and stay in the same class group until they go to secondary. If the kids are under 12 years then they pick up the language easily. 12 and over are sometimes problematic but to no real extent. I personally do not like the International schools as the kids are fine in term time but tend to be out on a limb during the long, long school holidays [kids from Canada, USA etc mostly go back to their mother nation during these times]
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When I was in Canada in the 70`s like this one .
Look at those overhangs!! I bet that cornered like a blamange didn't it?
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Look at those overhangs!! I bet that cornered like a blamange didn't it?
They only have straight roads and right angled corners at the ends. ;-))
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Look at those overhangs!! I bet that cornered like a blamange didn't it?
I used to have a van like that. The general consensus was that it cornered like a pig on stilts.
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Old May 7th 2008, 8:07 am
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Thanks keddyboy. My kids are 2 1/2 and 5 months. I'm just a bit concerned about the fact that if they go to a state school their English will be of a lower standard. I haven't really looked into schools at the moment but assumed that English would be taught there like french, spanish etc are taught here just the basics.
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Thanks keddyboy. My kids are 2 1/2 and 5 months. I'm just a bit concerned about the fact that if they go to a state school their English will be of a lower standard. I haven't really looked into schools at the moment but assumed that English would be taught there like french, spanish etc are taught here just the basics.
That's where you come in to maintain their education in English. At such a young age, state school has to be better.
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