petrol head

Spanish translation: amante del motor

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English term or phrase:petrol head
Spanish translation:amante del motor

13:28 Jan 17, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: petrol head
It is a part of a motocycle engine.
Could you help me please?
abernviv
motor sport enthusiast
Explanation:
According to what I could find out, it's not part of an engine at all, but actually means 'motor sport enthusiast'.
See also: www.fareham.org/motor#petrolhead
Unfortunately, my Spanish is no longer good enough to give you the translation of that, but I hope it will help you anyway.

good luck!
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ruebaer
Local time: 22:47
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Thanks a lot for your explanation!
I found out later in a web page! I did not know this idiomatic phrase, but be sure I will never forget it!

Thanks again,

Alicia
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Summary of answers provided
namotor sport enthusiast
ruebaer
naTapon de deposito
Maria McCollum


  

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3 hrs
Tapon de deposito


Explanation:
Petrol (gasolina- gas)
head (cabeza- cabezal)
Creo que es ....
Petrol-cap > tapon de deposito



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Maria McCollum
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3 hrs
motor sport enthusiast


Explanation:
According to what I could find out, it's not part of an engine at all, but actually means 'motor sport enthusiast'.
See also: www.fareham.org/motor#petrolhead
Unfortunately, my Spanish is no longer good enough to give you the translation of that, but I hope it will help you anyway.

good luck!


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ruebaer
Local time: 22:47
Grading comment
Thanks a lot for your explanation!
I found out later in a web page! I did not know this idiomatic phrase, but be sure I will never forget it!

Thanks again,

Alicia
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