Search:

Type: Posts; User: Bows Up

Search: Search took 0.10 seconds.

  1. Thread: Drowned stereo

    by Bows Up
    Replies
    0
    Views
    177

    Drowned stereo

    So, got caught in a generous rainstorm while fishing. Got into my Micra and tossed my wide brim hat unto the dash, its usual home.

    WARNING. Water dripped off the brim and drowned the radio. Didn't...
  2. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,676

    2015 stripper. Only mod is interior led light. 60...

    2015 stripper. Only mod is interior led light. 60 km and no issues with anything, knock on wood. Studded snowies in the winter hurts my gas average, 5.8l. Sees logging roads and highway miles. Brakes...
  3. Own a 2015 base Micra. Love it. If I want buttons...

    Own a 2015 base Micra. Love it. If I want buttons and knobs I drive our Suburban.
  4. Never did like getting out of an AC car and...

    Never did like getting out of an AC car and starting to sweat in the heat of the day. One more option to screw up. Love my 2015 base model.

    If I'm driving people around or touring, I confess, I...
  5. Replies
    18
    Views
    6,140

    Studded Generals. Road going north from Campbell...

    Studded Generals. Road going north from Campbell River has the elevation changes that give you black ice for several hundred yards sandwiched between a dry road section and snow. Noisy as the...
  6. Too funny, kojack. I run a Jeep Cherokee, a...

    Too funny, kojack. I run a Jeep Cherokee, a Suburban and a Micra, too.

    Averaged 5.8 last winter in my 2015 manual S, with studded snow tires.
  7. Looked at my trunk and could no longer find the...

    Looked at my trunk and could no longer find the dent SWMBO put in it. Could hot sun have popped it out ? I'm sober and it is gone.

    Has Nissan revolutionized body work with a self healing chassis ?
  8. Replies
    33
    Views
    34,490

    General Altimax Artics on steel rims, studded. ...

    General Altimax Artics on steel rims, studded. For the extra $100, I wonder why you don't hear more studs ?

    Driving here will get you rain, black ice and packed snow in the space of 50 km.
  9. When the rains stop, say May ?

    When the rains stop, say May ?
  10. Hey palourde your anglo is great. My French is...

    Hey palourde your anglo is great. My French is about the same written and never had a problem from Chibougamau to Montreal.

    Grammar cops had bad childhoods.

    On Van Island it is the elk you have...
  11. Trunk metal easily dented! (hip-checked it shut)

    My true love hip checked the trunk closed. Do not do this !!

    Dent is 4"x6" and will pull or push out easily. Pretty funny, actually.
  12. Three thousand km on my Micra stripper and...

    Three thousand km on my Micra stripper and 5.6l/100km. This despite recurring episodes of pushing it fairly hard 'cuz it is such fun
  13. I run a base model and to keep the price down......

    I run a base model and to keep the price down...

    - More storage, cubbies whatever
    - A rear clothes hook (behind driver)
    - Vanity mirror passenger side
    - Pie in the sky but seats the fold flat...
  14. Replies
    13
    Views
    14,824

    I go with method #4, too. The uphill I'm...

    I go with method #4, too.

    The uphill I'm waiting for is when the rain hits and it runs down the hill in the wheelruts. Been a rear wheel drive guy for awhile and am curious about hydroplaning in...
  15. Replies
    3
    Views
    6,053

    Haven't any rain since I bought it. Need to run...

    Haven't any rain since I bought it. Need to run it through a mud puddle for a proper shot.
  16. Replies
    3
    Views
    6,053

    Headlights and radio - thumbs up

    Thumbs up for these two components. Live in a rural setting and radio reception on the Micra exceeds that of my '98 Jeep. Pulling CBC AM clearly that was only static on the Cherokee.

    Headlights...
  17. Replies
    9
    Views
    7,356

    Nice to hear you got rubber mats. Here in the...

    Nice to hear you got rubber mats. Here in the rainforest I got carpet. I cut down a set (4 mats) from Cdn Tire I got for $20.
    They order the Weathertech product and I believe the wife said it was...
  18. Replies
    3
    Views
    3,441

    You are right, of course. No one had ridden in...

    You are right, of course. No one had ridden in the back and the issue was discovered when she was folding the seat down for the first time.

    Posted as a heads up. Wonder how many of us rarely have...
  19. Replies
    3
    Views
    3,441

    Rear Seat not attached

    Now that I've got your attention, it was no big deal.

    SWMBO noticed the inside hinge of the "40" rear seat was not attached. Part seemed to be missing. Visit to the dealer and the part was there...
  20. Thread: Blue stripper

    by Bows Up
    Replies
    3
    Views
    3,005

    Rust had to do with saltwater and a boat launch...

    Rust had to do with saltwater and a boat launch that wasn't great at lo tide. :rolleyes: Previous 'Burb ran until 440K.

    I'm from Quebec and knew after the test drive the S model would be huge...
  21. Thread: Blue stripper

    by Bows Up
    Replies
    3
    Views
    3,005

    Blue stripper

    Two weeks ago I discovered the frame beam on my '94 Suburban was rotten with only 390K on it. With a '98 Jeep for hunting (moose will be interesting) and towing the boat we leapt to a new met blue...
Results 1 to 21 of 21