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    Registered Users Posts: 71,841 ✭✭✭✭ colm_mcm


    Research your question. Many questions have been asked and answered many, many, many times before.

    There are separate forums for:
    Learning to Drive.
    Motorbikes.
    Car Detailing
    Upgrades and Audio
    DIY Car Maintenance and Repair
    Motorhomes & Campervans.
    Classic Cars.
    4x4 & Tractors & Diggers & Plant.
    Electric Vehicles & Hybrids

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