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#31 OFFLINE   dollywobbler

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Posted 27 November 2015 - 08:32 AM

Oh crap. It is indeed an Optare Metrocity. At least there's barely anyone on it.

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Posted 27 November 2015 - 08:33 AM

Looking forward to this adventure.  :mrgreen:


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Posted 27 November 2015 - 08:43 AM

I do believe we hit the speed limiter. And a pretty girl came and sat right in front of me. Who said buses were shit? Oh. She's getting off.
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#34 OFFLINE   Lukas

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Posted 27 November 2015 - 08:51 AM

Are you getting off too?  :mrgreen:  :mrgreen:  :mrgreen:


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Posted 27 November 2015 - 08:56 AM

Oddly, the driver did...

He's back though and I'm the only passenger.

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Posted 27 November 2015 - 09:08 AM

This thread needs more music.

 


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Posted 27 November 2015 - 09:12 AM

This thread needs more music.

https://www.youtube....h?v=420lM5HxRDE

I agree. Hope the weather doesn't turn.

Also, who knew Jimmy from out of Emmerdale can speak Swedish?

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Posted 27 November 2015 - 09:13 AM

Are we nearly there yet!
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Posted 27 November 2015 - 09:30 AM

Bored now. Over an hour on this bus so far. Another ten minutes and I change to an identical bus for the next leg. I did pass a field full of broken Escort Mk5s, but alas wasn't quick enough to get a snap. Driver likes to hoon! Though that means we have to stop all the time to get back on timetable. Ugh.
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Posted 27 November 2015 - 09:39 AM

Nice hat!

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Posted 27 November 2015 - 09:40 AM

Looks like a right grim and drizzly day. Deffo great hat weather.

Remember to press the trip reset button if you get low on petrol.
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Posted 27 November 2015 - 09:44 AM

Hope it all goes well !



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Posted 27 November 2015 - 09:49 AM

Oddly, the driver did...
He's back though and I'm the only passenger.


The last time I went on a bus , I got on it at that very stop . It was a Crosville Bristol RE on my last day at school in 1980.
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Posted 27 November 2015 - 10:12 AM

Uploading pics to the forum sucks. This horrible Wright VDL bus sucks. It has a mahoosive exhaust manifold blow and sod all power.
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Posted 27 November 2015 - 10:14 AM

Lick the windows ...that will sort it...


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Posted 27 November 2015 - 01:07 PM

Seems nice. Went to fill it up and realised I'd lost my wallet. Fortunately discovered this before putting fuel in. Found a bank, cancelled the cards and blagged fifty quid. If it drinks more fuel than that, I'm screwed.

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Posted 27 November 2015 - 01:41 PM

^ 'Liked' for the fact you're keeping the tension levels at fever pitch with this latest twist, not because I like to hear you're now a vagrant (in the eyes of the law - or someone).



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Posted 27 November 2015 - 02:27 PM

Sucks about the wallet but the Swedish tank looks a mighty fine steed for very little money.

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Posted 27 November 2015 - 03:47 PM

At Membury now by can't be arsed with pics. Going well! Drives really nicely.
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Posted 27 November 2015 - 05:22 PM

I expected a mechanical rather than wallet failure to proceed!!

Frustrating but glad it's going ok.
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Posted 27 November 2015 - 06:51 PM

Mr wobbler has reported a flickering oil light, but 1st volvo delivered. Surely a brave undertaking on Black Friday, or did I get the meaning of today wrong?

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Posted 27 November 2015 - 07:59 PM

Twitter shows Volvo two has committed suicide because it isn't going to Scotland. No charging going on apparently. :(
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Filtered through the Heather!


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Posted 27 November 2015 - 08:05 PM

Now it becomes interesting...


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Posted 27 November 2015 - 08:10 PM

Jump start relay? I can cover the m40 from beaconsfield to northampton...

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Posted 27 November 2015 - 08:49 PM

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Posted 27 November 2015 - 08:50 PM

Black Friday lives up to its name.... B&B here if needed Doll


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Posted 27 November 2015 - 08:53 PM

Jump start relay? I can cover the m40 from beaconsfield to northampton...

Oops, no I can't, the boy has gone back to Hospital. I can help you if you break down on Tythorp way, Thame...


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Posted 27 November 2015 - 09:45 PM

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I think he's sorted now, alternators are a piece of piss on these at least.
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Posted 27 November 2015 - 09:57 PM

Volvos are rubbish. Volvo one started flickering its oil pressure light. Volvo two ran out of electricity. Now aboard a Fiat 126 with dinner. Interesting day!
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Posted 27 November 2015 - 10:14 PM

Oh dear, fingers crossed tomorrow is a better day!  Was Volvo #1 not just in need of a topup?  If the PCV is clogged on the 2.3 they can use a fair bit.







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