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Would I die in this?


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#61 OFFLINE   skoda_fan

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Posted 05 July 2017 - 08:47 PM

I can do no more than repeat the sound advice above...buy it!
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#62 OFFLINE   Tamworthbay

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Posted 05 July 2017 - 08:49 PM

+1 been on my list for a while, good ones are getting expensive now though.

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Posted 05 July 2017 - 09:25 PM

Good ones seem to go between £1.5k to £2k. Given the classic car market atm, that seems pretty cheap for such an iconic car I think. Plus dirt cheap running costs.
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2004 Smart Roadster 80bhp - The fun one that is the last hurrah before kids
2007 Honda Civic EX CTDi - The reliable runner that is like the family pet.
2010 Aldi A4 - Owned to placate the wife on my crap buying


My history: 2003 Clio II 1.2 16v (First car), 2003 Honda Civic 3dr 1.7 CTDi (Isuzu lump), 1992 Mazda MX5 1.6, 2005 Mazda RX8 192bhp, 2005 Saab 9-3 1.9TiD 150bhp, 2007 Honda Civic 2.2 CTDi, 2004 Renault Scenic 1.6 Auto (Now Kiltox FiL), 2004 Saab 9-5 2.3t (Now Hooli), 2004 Smart Roadster 80bhp
Wife history (that she used/owned but I had frequent use of): 2002 Renault Clio II 1.2 16v (Billabong!), 2006 Mazda MX5 1.8, 2004 VW Golf 1.6 FSI, 2005 Renault Scenic II 2.0 (went bad from the drive back when buying it!), 2002 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 16v (now phil_lihp ex-colleague), 2005 Renault Laguna II v6 (Now angle)

#64 OFFLINE   Pillock

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Posted 05 July 2017 - 09:51 PM

Polo engine?

Trabant G40. 113bhp stock, 150bhp easily possible. At this point the answer to the "death" question may change.

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#65 OFFLINE   Junkman

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 12:45 AM

If you want to die like me, buy this:

 

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1971 Rover 3500 Series 2...........................................almost not fucked
1971 Mercedes 280SE............................................................fucked
1979 Mobylette AV89............................................................running

1985 Ford Granada 2.8 Ghia X.......................................The Beastestate
1991 Jaguar 4.0 Sovereign.........................with fresh MoT and fucked wings
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#66 OFFLINE   vulgalour

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 02:21 AM

I can inform you that they can be jump started with a Rover and the Rover doesn't even notice.  Don't inhale the smoke even accidentally, it's quite unpleasant.  Never a frown in almost-brown.

 

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#67 OFFLINE   xkjagnz

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 03:43 AM

If you want to die like me, buy this:

 

http://www.bromyardspeedfestival.co.uk/b...

Now I would give my left nut for one of those    ^^^



#68 OFFLINE   SiC

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 06:41 AM

If you want to die like me, buy this:

http://www.bromyardspeedfestival.co.uk/b...


Surely for you it's...
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Ok it didn't quite, but it tried it's damn hardest to and only because lady luck was on your side?
Current Fleet:
2004 Smart Roadster 80bhp - The fun one that is the last hurrah before kids
2007 Honda Civic EX CTDi - The reliable runner that is like the family pet.
2010 Aldi A4 - Owned to placate the wife on my crap buying


My history: 2003 Clio II 1.2 16v (First car), 2003 Honda Civic 3dr 1.7 CTDi (Isuzu lump), 1992 Mazda MX5 1.6, 2005 Mazda RX8 192bhp, 2005 Saab 9-3 1.9TiD 150bhp, 2007 Honda Civic 2.2 CTDi, 2004 Renault Scenic 1.6 Auto (Now Kiltox FiL), 2004 Saab 9-5 2.3t (Now Hooli), 2004 Smart Roadster 80bhp
Wife history (that she used/owned but I had frequent use of): 2002 Renault Clio II 1.2 16v (Billabong!), 2006 Mazda MX5 1.8, 2004 VW Golf 1.6 FSI, 2005 Renault Scenic II 2.0 (went bad from the drive back when buying it!), 2002 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 16v (now phil_lihp ex-colleague), 2005 Renault Laguna II v6 (Now angle)

#69 OFFLINE   jonny69

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 03:01 PM

As others have said, I don't think* it's possible to die in a car made of old pants and incombustible toxic communist resin.

 

 

 

 

*I'm a scientist. Like, properly cl;ever.

 

 

 

 

Alright then, I WAS a scientist but I'm not now.


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#70 OFFLINE   Cavcraft

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 03:37 PM

Have you bought it yet?


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#71 OFFLINE   jackytwoshoes

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 04:09 PM

Close, I think the golf has been sold so it could be a goer...
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#72 OFFLINE   John F

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 04:21 PM

Can I have a go in it?


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#73 OFFLINE   Christine

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 04:49 PM

There's one of those deathtraps in a shed at a farm i go to !

Could be hitting the road again shortly...   :-D  :-D 

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#74 OFFLINE   purplebargeken

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 05:11 PM

Bring it round when you get it and I can show you the new stock.



#75 OFFLINE   Felly Magic

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 05:12 PM

We want to hear about an imminent kollekshunfred


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#76 OFFLINE   jonny69

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Posted 10 July 2017 - 12:10 PM

Is this bought now?


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#77 OFFLINE   jackytwoshoes

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 06:55 PM

I didn't agree on a price with the guy in the end, he seemed to be holding out for £1200. 

 

It ain't on ebay any more but I'm not sure if it's still for sale... 


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#78 OFFLINE   SiC

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 09:05 PM

That's not a bad price for them, if they aren't rotten and have a decent MOT, nowadays to be honest.
Current Fleet:
2004 Smart Roadster 80bhp - The fun one that is the last hurrah before kids
2007 Honda Civic EX CTDi - The reliable runner that is like the family pet.
2010 Aldi A4 - Owned to placate the wife on my crap buying


My history: 2003 Clio II 1.2 16v (First car), 2003 Honda Civic 3dr 1.7 CTDi (Isuzu lump), 1992 Mazda MX5 1.6, 2005 Mazda RX8 192bhp, 2005 Saab 9-3 1.9TiD 150bhp, 2007 Honda Civic 2.2 CTDi, 2004 Renault Scenic 1.6 Auto (Now Kiltox FiL), 2004 Saab 9-5 2.3t (Now Hooli), 2004 Smart Roadster 80bhp
Wife history (that she used/owned but I had frequent use of): 2002 Renault Clio II 1.2 16v (Billabong!), 2006 Mazda MX5 1.8, 2004 VW Golf 1.6 FSI, 2005 Renault Scenic II 2.0 (went bad from the drive back when buying it!), 2002 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 16v (now phil_lihp ex-colleague), 2005 Renault Laguna II v6 (Now angle)




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