Recent content by ronniecalcutta

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    Moving to UK

    No bro. I dont have any special preferences, but I would like to work with a Merc dealer 1st as it will be easier for me. Can you guys please help me about how to proceed, how to apply or how to get a job there? How about the visas? The companies prefer foreign workers or not? Please help me out.
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    Main dealer vs independent service

    I think for premium/luxury/sports car segment it is better to go to the authorized workshops. There are many service bulletins, upgradation & software informations which is updated in the workshops on a daily basis, which may not be known to the indipendent technicians. In our cities it is very...
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    Glossary of tuning terms

    FFE: Free flow exhaust CAI: Cold air intake VTVT: Variable train valve timing DVT: Desmodromic valvetrain BOV: Blow off valve CHP: Cylinder head porting RAI: Ram air intake TIR: Tuned intake runner RICING: Modification went absurd! Mostly used in India..
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    Moving to UK

    Hello all! After a long time I am again back Torquecars! I was having intense pressure & had to study a lot to shape my career. I have now completed my post diploma in Automotive Mechatronics from Mercedes-Benz India plant & have become a Certified System Technician. Guys, I am thinking of...
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    new member

    Welcome mate !
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    New to torquecars

    Welcome mate !
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    Welcome to Torquecars mate ! I think fitting a Turbo to a below 1L engine will not be worthy. Still you may go for a smaller one keeping in mind to re port the head & may be new sets of connecting rods to withstand the boost pressure.
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    New forum for cleaning/valeting

    Great....some people are much concerned about the looks !
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    Faster on left or right bends

    Left is more here....
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    Regards from Finland

    Welcome Matey !
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    Devaluing your car

    Mainly for the mods that violates the MOT regulations, like free flow exhaust, Engine mods(not all people are well versed with engines), hip hop graphics, funky arts etc etc
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    been a while

    Welcome back matey !
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    How valuable is your partner to your hobby?

    I'm lucky enough to have one who is ready to wear an apron and help me out while I'm in my workshop... :D
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    electronic fan stays on

    And once again, you can check the Thermoswitch by checking it's continuity with multimeter. A Thermoswitch will not allow to complete a circuit in normal temperature. Hope you can test continuity...
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    electronic fan stays on

    Have a multimeter? Then just find out the normal resistance of these sensors of your particular car from the manufacturer's site or manuals. Then just check the resistance of those as given in the manual. It's the easiest way I can imagine for diagnosing the problem for those who do not have...