DEFA SafeStart Engine Block Heater replacement

After noticing rather lacklustre performance from my engine heater, I contacted DEFA to see how to see how I could diagnose the problem.  I checked continuity from the power cable and inter-connector all the way to chassis/ground, so power was getting to the unit. Knut from DEFA provided a handy photo (from my blog!) with … Continue reading DEFA SafeStart Engine Block Heater replacement

Carspotting Japan (1 in an infinite series)

In a word, immaculate. Cars, trucks and buses are all immaculately turned out. First sight was a line of Prius α (aka Prius V) taxis at Kansai Airport, the first of which received further cleaning attention from its driver. They were fitted with steel wheels with hub caps, as for the S "L Selection". Lots … Continue reading Carspotting Japan (1 in an infinite series)

The Elegant Gentleman’s Guide To Knife Fighting – a complaint on behalf of Prius Owners everywhere

I have just sent the following letter of complaint to ABC-TV.  Since it is riven with left-wing bias and post-modern wankery I don't expect a reasoned response of even a response.  Therefore I post this to my blog in the hope to raise awareness of this insidious attack on our society. UPDATE: 9/04/2013 10:51. My complaint has been … Continue reading The Elegant Gentleman’s Guide To Knife Fighting – a complaint on behalf of Prius Owners everywhere