A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

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A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby XRMike on Mon Mar 30, 2009 11:34 pm

After having a little discussion with another member, I thought a Trouble-shooting section on FT would be a good idea. We have the knowledge and technical data available to make this happen.
Making LOCKED threads specific to one type of area IE: Engine/Management/Brakes/Suspension etc, with just information on the layout, a few How-to's and typical Questions and answers regarding the area.

For example,

CVH Engine
Technical Info
How To's
Questions & Answers/ Troubleshooting problems.

Too many posts in the technical section of the same nature are very common and hopefully having something like this would prehaps create less clutter. Would be nice to have another little section to the site, will be a great place for Newbies to start so they can get to know their car inside out before undertaking any work/modifying. Any thoughts?
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Re: A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby jayrs on Mon Mar 30, 2009 11:40 pm

agreed mate.
would be ideal.
i see a slight floor in it liek any great idea, people not bothering, however, if done right i see no reason why this wouldnt work, just like the mod section, if the tech page opened into a sub menu rather than into a room right away people would have to look at what room they wanted and maybe, just maybe, would look in the info room first.

im all for it, as you know i spend a lot of time in tech room, and the same questions do come up a lot, ive seen the same question asked by 3 different people 3 different in 1 week, thats getting behond a joke imo :lol:

im for it though, would work well me thinks :D
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Re: A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby XRMike on Mon Mar 30, 2009 11:48 pm

Cheers matey.
Like I said, we have enough technical knowlegde and data between us all to make it happen. Would be a nice addition to the site, and having Read Only threads will keep it tidy.
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Re: A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby jayrs on Tue Mar 31, 2009 12:14 am

it would mate.
whats others think.....
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Re: A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby jayrs on Sat Apr 04, 2009 7:12 pm

wow so many replies where do we start....
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Re: A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby M1K3Y_B on Sat Apr 04, 2009 7:21 pm

I think it would be a good idea, if it was subrooms like Engine, brakes, etc.

I reckon people would make more of an effort to look for what they are after rather than post another post that has been made many times before :wink:
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Re: A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby jayrs on Sat Apr 04, 2009 8:30 pm

another one for the cause :)
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Re: A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby M1K3Y_B on Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:48 pm

jayrs wrote:another one for the cause :)


Definately mate :D

I find the 'Search' doesn't work that well most of the time, so doing it the way Mike has suggest would make it far easier :)
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Re: A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby Chris 2i on Mon Apr 06, 2009 8:22 am

great idea, but doesn't necessarily have to be forums, it could just be a thread like the "complete mk3 faq" (http://www.fiestaturbo.com/forums/fiesta-mk3-the-complete-faq-vt85327/)

in fact, perhaps that thread could be incorporated into this? I certainly haven't seen wywywywy on here in ages, so could do with a more regular member looking after it...
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Re: A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby jayrs on Mon Apr 06, 2009 8:41 am

ive just had a very quick look at that, not bad, but with that there people wouldnt bother looking.
i got a post in tech saying, "got a electrical prob, look here first" and its been there a while
then i see new questions asking about problems which relate to electrical problems...
some people cant be bothered to look, if they put in there thread, ive looked on so and so but still aint sure blah blah blah, fair enough but when i look at there thread, its a simple problem which the one i made up would sort.

lazy some people mate
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Re: A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby singlecharge on Sun Apr 12, 2009 7:57 pm

I think this is a good idea, would help people like myself who are not as knowledgable. But it would require alot of work to get it going however once up should be a good addition to the site.
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Re: A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby chumkila on Wed Jul 08, 2009 1:51 pm

Not a bad idea.
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Re: A Suggestion regarding a new idea?

Postby dangerousdave on Wed Jul 08, 2009 2:23 pm

would be very handy, altho would take a bit of setting up for the mods etc :lol:
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