Truck vs Not a Truck

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Re: Truck vs Not a Truck

Post by pczz » Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:08 pm

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At least one car manufacturer is advertising utes as trucks in Australia now. It's a bloody disgrace to all that is Australian. Oh, sorry, all that WAS AUSTRALIAN.
Froma country that call the boot the trunk, a bumber a fender and thinks a petrol tank stores gas? not a suprise :stir:
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Re: Truck vs Not a Truck

Post by phuketrichard » Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:13 pm

pczz wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:08 pm
Joker Poker wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:06 am
At least one car manufacturer is advertising utes as trucks in Australia now. It's a bloody disgrace to all that is Australian. Oh, sorry, all that WAS AUSTRALIAN.
Froma country that call the boot the trunk, a bumber a fender and thinks a petrol tank stores gas? not a suprise :stir:
whats a Bumber on a car/truck?

My car
i have 4 fenders over the wheels, 2 bumpers (front and rear) a gas tank and a trunk
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Re: Truck vs Not a Truck

Post by pczz » Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:34 pm

Yes but you speak american not english and i cannot spell :-)
Cars have a petrol tank. lpg cars have a gas tank. thismis on account of the fact that petrol cars have tanks containing petrol, not gas. It would seem outside the Uk people do not know the difference between a gas and a liquid !
There seem to be two uses for fender. In the uK what you are referring to are the wheel arches or wings.
A trunk is a big case you take on a cruise liner. A boot is the space behind the seats on a car.
Bumpers are the bits hanging off the front and back to absorb impact. In American i have heard those bits called fenders and the two small vertical bits that used to be on them in the old days as bumpers.
Do you know why american follow the french and drive on the wrong side of the road by any chance?
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Re: Truck vs Not a Truck

Post by davegorman » Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:02 pm

When petrol is within the combustion chamber (mixed with air) it’s a gas.

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Re: Truck vs Not a Truck

Post by RickyBobby » Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:16 pm

This post surely signals that we have nothing more to talk about here.

Its colloquialism and semantics.

Australia has their own dialect, Britain also. Even the USA and Canada will refer to things differently.

A PickUp Truck in North America is definitely on the Truck Lot at the dealership, and in the Trucks Section on Auto Trader.

There are Cars, SUV's (sport Utility vehicles) Trucks (of which Pick Up's are included) and then Semi's and Heavy Equipment (Semi's being Transport Trucks and the like)

No one else in the world gives a fuck what you want to call it in Australia mate. Get with the program.

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Re: Truck vs Not a Truck

Post by davegorman » Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:44 pm

Yes but then it’s not a discussion is it.
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Re: Truck vs Not a Truck

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:20 pm

davegorman wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:02 pm
When petrol is within the combustion chamber (mixed with air) it’s a gas.

A trunk on a elephant is at the front
but in the tank... its a liquid
its not called Gasoline because of when it turns into a gas btw apparently it comes from a branding issue for Cazeline
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Re: Truck vs Not a Truck

Post by davegorman » Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:27 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:20 pm
davegorman wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:02 pm
When petrol is within the combustion chamber (mixed with air) it’s a gas.

A trunk on a elephant is at the front
but in the tank... its a liquid
its not called Gasoline because of when it turns into a gas btw apparently it comes from a branding issue for Cazeline
And in the ground it’s oil!
Diesels are still called oil burners. In fact that too turns to gas within the combustion chamber, under huge pressure.
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Re: Truck vs Not a Truck

Post by pczz » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:46 am

RickyBobby wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:16 pm
This post surely signals that we have nothing more to talk about here.

Its colloquialism and semantics.

Australia has their own dialect, Britain also. Even the USA and Canada will refer to things differently.

A PickUp Truck in North America is definitely on the Truck Lot at the dealership, and in the Trucks Section on Auto Trader.

There are Cars, SUV's (sport Utility vehicles) Trucks (of which Pick Up's are included) and then Semi's and Heavy Equipment (Semi's being Transport Trucks and the like)

No one else in the world gives a fuck what you want to call it in Australia mate. Get with the program.

https://www.autotrader.com/#sponsoredSt ... torSection
Actually i don't think paetrol or diesel ever become gas. In the combustion chamber it is a spray of small droplets. Cannot remember what the scientific name for it is but it is not a gas.
britain has hundred of dialect. if i go 25 mile in any direction its almost a differnt language, but a petrol tank is still a petrol tank :-)
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Re: Truck vs Not a Truck

Post by Joker Poker » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:15 am

pczz wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:08 pm
Joker Poker wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:06 am
At least one car manufacturer is advertising utes as trucks in Australia now. It's a bloody disgrace to all that is Australian. Oh, sorry, all that WAS AUSTRALIAN.
Froma country that call the boot the trunk, a bumber a fender and thinks a petrol tank stores gas? not a suprise :stir:
Um, no. We call the boot the boot, the bumber a bumper bar, a fender is a guitar - you know not quite as good sounding as a Les Paul, and we put petrol in the tank. Don't confuse us with those indecipherable Americans. We's not the same. stir
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