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17:22 Jan 21, 2004
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German to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering / automotive humor
German term or phrase:rubbeln
If car brakes "rubbeln", what are they doing? Langenscheidt calls "rubbeln" dialect, and refers to rubbing s.o. or sth. down with a towel!
Explanation: Ford Truck Enthusiasts Mailing List Archives
... ===== In this issue:
RE: Brakes Stick When Wet ["Chad Royse" ] Engine surge & funky clutch on ... www.ford-trucks.com/archives/80up-list/fordtrucks80up-diges... - 59k - Cached - More pages from this site
Parking Brake Cable Assembly Carquest New
... grand am - 1978 to 1980 grand prix - 1978 to 1984 lemans - 1978 to 1981 bonneville
- 1982 to 1986 vista cruiser - 1978 to 1980 if your brakes stick or hang up ... www.car-parts-place.com/p7-33568-parking-brake-cable-assemb... - 26k - Cached - More pages from this site
Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario - Consumers - Insurance ...
... side when you apply the brakes; The brakes stick or a loss of engine
power occurs when you are driving. In such cases, your brakes ... www.ibao.org/html/consumers/tips.asp - 55k - Cached
Flewwelling Insurance - Customer Care
... The brakes stick or a loss of engine power when you are driving . Your brakes
may not be releasing properly which can lead to total brake loss. ... www.flewwelling.com/html/customer/tips.asp - 54k - Cached
Explanation: my explanation is hardly connected to cars, however:
you call the activy of "rubbeln" when scratching off the top layer those lottery and other gaming tickets to see underneath i.e. whether you have a winning icon or number etc. - Those "Rubbel"-remnants can create quite a mess, if you are an addict (and I observe people buying them by the dozen at any one time).
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