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by ArfaBrayne
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Rare and interesting car sightings
Replies: 1825
Views: 321269

Re: Rare and interesting car sightings

The only problem with BMW's is the high maintenance costs and the cost of parts. Son has a nice low K's BMW E39 528i, Beautiful to drive and very economical. Had ABS, AIr Bag, and headlight warnings all glitching out on instrument cluster. BMW dealer in Wollongong charged him $220 for a diagnostic ...
by ArfaBrayne
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8511
Views: 626282

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Parents/Guardians that park in bus stops - four of them that I know of today. Made it hard to get off the bus & others getting on. I've contacted the school (they say they've asked in a newsletter), police, council, Dept. Of Education, bus company but get nowhere and quite often they're the same mo...
by ArfaBrayne
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: The Good Deeds Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 6586

Re: The Good Deeds Thread

Nice idea for a thread - a bit of positive thought. As an old school Scouter it's part of the DNA. As a bus driver we get the chance to affect the day of every passenger. = it's a perk of the job. Don't think there's a day goes past where there isn't someone I've made smile or helped out a bit, in t...
by ArfaBrayne
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Photos - Adelaide/SA
Topic: Premier Roadlines History.
Replies: 6
Views: 18805

Re: Premier Roadlines History.

. We often see "Premier" buses on the highway up here and I've wondered if there's a connection between this Premier and the old Premier Roadlines. I asked one of the Premier drivers one day but he didn't know. He was based in N.S.W.. Somewhere in this forum I've read that there is a connection. Th...
by ArfaBrayne
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: GM/Spicer Driving Styles
Replies: 66
Views: 32772

Re: GM/Spicer Driving Styles

Learned to drive bus in an alloy body Denning Mono mid 1980's around the Gold Coast and Hinterland for Greyhound/Surfside. 6 speed Spicer with a 6v92 Detroit. As a mechanic I've driven a lot of vehicles from Ducatti's, sports cars, supercars, 4x4's and road trains. The old Denning is still my favour...

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