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Daihatsu announce exit from Europe

The rumours and story which was posted in the forum from a German news site are true. Daihatsu have officially announced that they will be completely pulling out of Europe by 31st January 2013.

There is a an official announcement on the Daihatsu UK Website, however I have included it below as gives the official reason why.

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Impending Site Move

I am planning on migrating the site to a new server I have within the next few days. Though there is no speed issues with the site, I now have a server based in the UK, as the site is actually with an American hosting company, attempting to move the site to a server just for the site and being in the UK should ensure the site will run as fast as possible.

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Daihatsu Drivers Car Insurance

As you may have noticed the Daihatsu Car Insurance Scheme is now up and running. The scheme is with Chris Knott Insurance, they have been dealing with car clubs for over 20 years, so they should be able to offer competitive insurance without the overheads of some of the larger companies. Dedicated forum area listing ways to get a quote and of the latest offers are available at http://www.daihatsu-drivers.co.uk/forum/55

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Oils and Lubrication

This article is written in response to the numerous queries I receive about oils and lubrication, it will highlight the main types of oil, the differences in oils, and hopefully remove many of the myths surrounding the marketing ploys of oil manufacturers. Intentions are simply to provide enough information about lubricating oils for people with little knowledge of oil to allow them to select the correct oil, inform people how oils work, and allow them the knowledge to buy the correct oil without being ripped off.

The History Of Routes

The history of routes is an interesting one, it does not improve our vehicles in any way, it does not repair them or even modify them; what it does is give us a snapshot of the history and evolution of many routes we drive as off road drivers.

Fabrication Tools Selection - Welders

Many people with off road vehicles consider other work on their vehicles which is over and above the basic servicing and maintenance, this is usually a variety of modifications which involves fabrication works. Fabricating requires a lot of expensive equipment, which is often purchased over a longer period of a person’s life, in this section we will look at this equipment and determine the most suitable equipment for our hobby.

Fabrication Tools Selection - Compressors

Many people with off road vehicles consider other work on their vehicles which is over and above the basic servicing and maintenance, this is usually a variety of modifications which involves fabrication works. Fabricating requires a lot of expensive equipment, which is often purchased over a longer period of a person’s life, in this section we will look at this equipment and determine the most suitable equipment for our hobby.

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