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Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 02-12-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,285
Posted By rraido
My wife drives a diesel Mazda 5, best i ever got...

My wife drives a diesel Mazda 5, best i ever got with it was going to France this year and we got 42 mpg. Driving around town it could be anything from 30-35 mpg. Had a petrol Zafira before this and...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 07-10-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,126
Posted By rraido
+1 on this

+1 on this
Forum: Service Providers - Phone, Broadband and TV 09-08-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,235
Posted By rraido
Good luck finding a phone company that values its...

Good luck finding a phone company that values its customers. They're all the same at the end of the day, been with them all and had problems with each of them.
Forum: Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual 26-03-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,613
Posted By rraido
My wifes phone had the same problem, if you go...

My wifes phone had the same problem, if you go into settings/phone and you should see My number, this is the number that is sent by iMessage and can be any number at all, but you have to manually set...
Forum: Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual 19-09-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,465
Posted By rraido
Iphone 5 launch date

Anyone know when the next version of the iphone is going to be launched? i'm due an upgrade and don't know whether to wait or not.
Forum: Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual 30-07-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,009
Posted By rraido
i have a sky+ box that is years old. its got an...

i have a sky+ box that is years old. its got an optical out port which i have connected to a Sony DAV DZ-260 DVD player with surround sound. its superb. all you need to check is if the home cinema...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 30-07-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,646
Posted By rraido
go for tdi. friend of mine has passat fsi 1.4...

go for tdi. friend of mine has passat fsi 1.4 petrol. guzzles petrol. if you could stretch to 08 diesel you get cheap road tax.
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 30-07-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,306
Posted By rraido
Get onto vw ireland. car has 3 year warranty from...

Get onto vw ireland. car has 3 year warranty from uk. something similar happened to a friend of mine with a saab bought in uk. 2 yr warranty here & 3 yr in uk, had a problem after 2 years and got...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 23-02-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By rraido
sounds like the wheel alignment. you need to go...

sounds like the wheel alignment. you need to go to a tyre place to get it sorted. shop around as they all vary in pricing. if you get your tyres from the one place all of the time, they should do it...
Forum: Service Providers - Phone, Broadband and TV 19-02-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,328
Posted By rraido
Hi horusd, I'm in mullingar and i'm not the...

Hi horusd,

I'm in mullingar and i'm not the only one experiencing these problems. my neighbours who are with vodafone are in the same predicament. neighbours with eircom have no problems. i have...
Forum: Service Providers - Phone, Broadband and TV 18-02-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,328
Posted By rraido
I'd avoid them like the plague. Broadband service...

I'd avoid them like the plague. Broadband service very poor. i was with BT never had any problems until vodafone took them over. Broadband keeps dropping since last november for no reason. could stay...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 01-07-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,448
Posted By rraido
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Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 24-06-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By rraido
zafira timing belt change due at every 40k miles....

zafira timing belt change due at every 40k miles. definitely get water pump done at same time, as its cheaper in long run as water pump can cause problems down the line.
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 24-06-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,594
Posted By rraido
when buying 4 new tyres you should bargain with...

when buying 4 new tyres you should bargain with them to get it done for nothing. if they don't do it ring somewhere else and say that the other place will do it for nothing and play one off against...
Forum: I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players 16-03-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,927
Posted By rraido
Re: Can't connect to internet from laptop

There's a switch on the laptop that switches off the wireless. have a check to see that you didn't accidentally switch it off.
Forum: I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players 23-04-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By rraido
Re: Where to shop for RAM Upgrades

Try www.7dayshop.com (http://www.7dayshop.com) for the RAM. i have used them before and found them very cheap. they also have a memory configurator to ensure you get the correct ram for your machine.
Forum: Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual 10-03-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By rraido
Re: What's the best tv for max 1200

I bought a Samsung Series 6 40 inch tv just after christmas. Its a fabulous telly, its a rose black colour with a tint of red through it. think it looks a bit better than a lot of the competition....
Forum: Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual 07-03-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By rraido
Re: Surround Sound for PS3

Have a look on pixmania, theres a sound system just with the woofer and speakers. Its at this link and is coming in at €249 + delivery....
Forum: Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual 27-02-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By rraido
Re: Surround Sound for PS3

hi paulsgirl,

Theres a Sony DAV DZ260 for sale in expert at the minute for €179. I think its €189 in peats in Dublin. Its good value for the money at this price. Click on this link for the spec....
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 23-01-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,015
Posted By rraido
Re: vat liability on (new) second hand car??

Sorry to burst your bubble guys, but you have to pay VAT on a car. Whether its here or in the UK VAT has to be paid. A dealer is the only one who can go over to the UK and quote their VAT number and...
Forum: Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual 13-01-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By rraido
Re: Car navigation system/Tom Tom?

The maps are very important. A friend of mine spent 400 on a Tom Tom last year and it cannot bring him anywhere in the countryside as there are no townlands listed. Its brilliant around cities and...
Forum: I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players 22-11-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,832
Posted By rraido
Re: Lap Top

Avoid dell like the plague, their customer service is horrendous if you have problems. Also find Dell expensive, they offer poor spec laptops and prices are high for what you get. DID have great...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 22-11-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,393
Posted By rraido
Re: Sat Nav

The most important thing about sat nav's is the maps. Both Garmin and TomTom have great maps for towns, but if you want to go to a townland in the countryside, Garmin wins hands down. Their maps are...
Forum: I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players 11-09-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,381
Posted By rraido
Re: Acer Extensa Laptop for college ?

hoopman, you should get a good laptop for that money. steer clear of laptops with celeron or atom processors, they are very slow and your daughter will pull her hair out over it. if you go with vista...
Forum: I.T.,Cameras and MP 3 players 11-09-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,710
Posted By rraido
Re: Looking for new laptop-Windows Vista?

i agree with leghorn, stick with xp. vista is a nuisance when it comes to old printers etc. a lot of manufacturers won't support vista and you end up buying new a new printer even though your old one...
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