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#31 OFFLINE   SiC

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Posted 22 November 2016 - 11:07 PM

TIL Shannon tube

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#32 OFFLINE   Jim Bell

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Posted 22 November 2016 - 11:09 PM

Thats a fucking stupid design.
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#33 OFFLINE   SiC

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Posted 22 November 2016 - 11:11 PM

Surprised the enthusiasts forums haven't blamed BMW for that one.
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#34 OFFLINE   Six-cylinder

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Posted 22 November 2016 - 11:12 PM

TIL Shannon tube

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#35 OFFLINE   Barry Cade.

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Posted 23 November 2016 - 01:03 AM

:( sad end. Lots of ppd bits I'd like for mine but way too far away. From past experience Rover,peugeot,alfa and saab don't like wading..vectra's too. If driving in puddles, just unclip the air box lid...
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#36 OFFLINE   Shep Shepherd

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Posted 23 November 2016 - 07:46 AM

I hydro-locked my 1994 Rover 214's engine on New Year's Eve 2002, after I drove into floodwater in the dark on the outskirts of Basildon. I had a replacement engine fitted to it, but it never felt the same again.

 

I replaced it with The Volvo in December 2003, which despite being currently bereft of an MOT, is still going strong.


Cars come and cars go, but The Volvo abides.

 

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#37 OFFLINE   oldcars

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Posted 23 November 2016 - 09:30 AM

:-( sad to see, such a nice interior too. Has has been said there is a good few £££ in the personal line interior, wheel, dash and gear nob if you come to break it.



#38 OFFLINE   The Reverend Bluejeans

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Posted 23 November 2016 - 10:15 AM

Surprised the enthusiasts forums haven't blamed BMW for that one.

 

It was that Bernard Pinchinstrider what did that to sabotage Rover. Everyone knows that.


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#39 OFFLINE   carlo

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Posted 23 November 2016 - 10:48 AM

Jeremy Clarkson may fancy the no. plate.


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#40 OFFLINE   oldcars

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Posted 23 November 2016 - 10:49 AM

I hydro-locked my 1994 Rover 214's engine on New Year's Eve 2002, after I drove into floodwater in the dark on the outskirts of Basildon. I had a replacement engine fitted to it, but it never felt the same again.

 

I replaced it with The Volvo in December 2003, which despite being currently bereft of an MOT, is still going strong.

I too have been down to Baz vegas, quality night out  :mrgreen:


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#41 OFFLINE   Shep Shepherd

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Posted 23 November 2016 - 10:09 PM

^
I worked for the facilities management company at that hell hole from 2007-2010. By the end of my tenure, my faith in human nature had almost evaporated.

I've not been back there since.
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Cars come and cars go, but The Volvo abides.

 

2003 - Date: The Volvo - 1990 Volvo 740 SE Dogmatic estate.

 

2016 - Date: The Aero - 2000 Saab 9-5 Aero HOT manual estate.


#42 OFFLINE   oldcars

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Posted 24 November 2016 - 09:34 AM

^
I worked for the facilities management company at that hell hole from 2007-2010. By the end of my tenure, my faith in human nature had almost evaporated.

I've not been back there since.

I had to work down there for a few weeks, 2004/5 ish i think. Folk i worked with took me out a few Friday nights. Folk were wasted by 8pm. 



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Posted 24 November 2016 - 10:19 PM

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#44 OFFLINE   conkerman

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Posted 25 November 2016 - 06:54 AM

Not seen the place since 2004. Can't say I miss it.

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