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#1 OFFLINE   Justin Case

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 03:53 PM

This thread has been inspired* by the one on PH discussing the merits of a £170 toaster :o But this is Autoshite, where that sum should be sufficient to put you on the road so here is the challenge - what is the best car that you can find for £170 that is MOTed and can be driven a reasonable distance before FTPing. A virtual pint for the best answer, as decided by popular acclaim (other cars than Ford or Triumph are eligible of course ;) )T

 

To start the ball rolling here is a Rover 75, with sufficient change left to buy one of Tesco's finest pop-ups

 

http://www.autotrade...de=s89qb&page=1


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 04:13 PM

A 'certain' £100 red 106D.... featured elsewhere  8)

 

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 04:15 PM

Funny enough my brother brought a Car last week that fit's the bill! A 2003 Fiat Seicento Sporting. Mot'd for 6 weeks and Taxed to get us home all for a £100.  :-)

Could do with some tlc but is a fully working car and drives A1, if we had let the previous owner keep the tyres and sourced our own we could have had it for free.


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 04:16 PM

Cheapest toaster in Argos is £7.49 so let's set the car budget at £162.51 :D
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Posted 13 September 2017 - 04:22 PM

One car for £170? That's not a challenge.


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 04:29 PM

£7.49 is probably more like it with yourself and theshadow about!
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Posted 13 September 2017 - 04:37 PM

There was a mk3 mondeo on gumtree last week near me, £170 decent mot and apparently ok but with a "high" clutch. Could* have been a great buy- a good all round banger for the money.
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