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#1 ONLINE   The Moog

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Posted 04 October 2017 - 03:28 PM

Right time to put this up for a roffle 

 

53 plate Vel satis. 

It is effectively a 5 seater espace. 

2.0 Turbo engine 

6 speed gearbox - manual 

250,300 miles on clock and rising. 

MOT is mid November I think 

 

Comes with electric everything including handbrake (which works well). Huge stack of history including owners manual. 

 

So heated electric  seats, Cruise, Speed limiter, 6 disc CD changer, electric  windows all round (see below).

 

Sexiest clock this side of Xtriples barge. 

 

If you were a mouse then it is the best place to have a game of hide and seek as has many many cubby holes to hide in. 

 

Star of Hubnut TV and the beardy bloke gave it a 2.5 stars out of 5 review -

 

 

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Challenging bits 

 

  • Passenger side window goes down in stages. This is just the cable that needs replacing. Happy to help someone change it as not that hard 
  • Rear Drivers window doesnt work - Dont know why 
  • No ac - tried a regas and got told that it probably had a leak 
  • Slightly misfire although ignored it 
  • Front brakes sometimes make a bit of a noise. Weather that would have Noah reaching for his waterproofs has meant I havent looked at this. 
  • Plastics are a bit sticky (not down to Dogging ... I think .. .maybe previous owners can confirm) 
  • Flashes up warning for low washer fluid (It is a liar ... the washer are wetter than an otters pocket) 

 

I literally have just been driving this since March putting fuel in and some oil once in a while. A totally rare beast that will have Renault lickers stopping you at petrol stations (they are mostly friendly) 

 

Located in Accrington but probably can do a delivery for train tickets home if you live in civilization (yes that might include Chester) 

 

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1. -Drum (Winning Ticket)

2. - Cheggers

3. - Rob T

4. -Tickman

5. –Wack

6. -Bucketeer

7. - Tul66

8. - Ultra Womble

9. – Wack

10. - Fraser.innes

11. -Barefoot

12. -Drum

13. -Cavcraft

14. – WilsonWilson

15. - Barefoot

16. – Jonthan_Dyane

17. - Tul66

18. - Sporty Shite

19. - SOC

20. – Bucketeer

21. -Barefoot

22. -Dean 36014

23. -Drum 

24. - Cheezey

25. – 95 quid Peugeot

26. - Tul66

27. - Taxi Paul 

28. - Gadget Pricey

29. – Flat4Alfa

30. - 95 quid Peugeot

31. -Norfolknweigh

32. - SOC

33. - Taxi Paul 

34. -Drum (non winning ticket)

35. – NJGLeeds

36. - Gdaget Pricey

37. - Ultra Womble

38. – Barefoot

39. -Bucketeer

40. -Cavcraft

41. - Wilson Wilson

42. -Rob T

43. - Pandamonium 

44. –Cavcraft

45. - Gadget Pricey

46. -flat4alfa

47. – NJG Leeds

48. – Bucketeer

49. – Puddlethumper

50. -Cheggers

51. - RobT

52. - Wuvuum

53. – RobT

54. -stephen01

55. - Sporty Shite

56. -Dean 36014

57. -Norfolknweigh

58. – Puddlethumper

59. - Flat4Alfa


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Posted 04 October 2017 - 04:30 PM

Is the cruise still iffy and the driver's window playing properly now?

 

 

Two of your bestest tickets please

 

Merci beaucoup.

 

 

MOT valid until 17th November 2017


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#3 OFFLINE   Bucketeer

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Posted 04 October 2017 - 04:44 PM

I borrowed this for the last couple of weeks and it did me sterling service for a thousand miles. It was a relaxing, comfy, wafting removal van and I flipping loved it. I got 38.6mpg on a long motorway run but round town stuff was less economical obvs. It never went below 30mpg though. I do drive like a pensioner on valium but that's what this car enjoys and encourages, change up early and appreciate the serenity. I can't say that I noticed a misfire and if anything I would say that this is better than described.
None of the above is to be taken as a guarantee if it explodes into a flaming ball of kittens or summat the moment the winner collects it.
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Posted 04 October 2017 - 04:52 PM

No misfiring was apparent during the YouTube session either. It drives quite nicely. It's mostly its modernity that put me off. For cruising around in, I'd describe it as most pleasant.


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#5 OFFLINE   Cavcraft

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Posted 04 October 2017 - 05:21 PM

I've 'thanked' you for that OP, purely because DW in a captain's hat.


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Posted 04 October 2017 - 05:57 PM

YES

I too will have a couple of numbers - 8 and 37 for preference.


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Posted 04 October 2017 - 06:08 PM

I found it only misfired when I jumped on the loud pedal. I also thought it was cured when I put new ignition coils on, but i did put cheapo ones on, so it might warrant a new set.
The sticky vinyl was nuffink to do wiv me, guv, honest. I did disinfect it all, though, to be on the safe side, along with hitting it with a variety of chemicals, none if which had more than a temporary effect on said stickiness...
The next few days will see me struggling to not buy tickets. I miss its wellness spa environment.

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(I'm sure I've forgotten at least one...)


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Posted 04 October 2017 - 06:13 PM

Oh, a new 'clutch pedal up' sensor will sort the non-functioning cruise - if you wedge yer foot under said pedal, cruise can be engaged. Doing this sort of defeats the point though really...

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Vomit colour Corsa 1.4 Comfort badermatic (the one constant, reliable thing in my life /Quentin)

XM 2.1 SEDTurbo (leaky driveway ornament)

LT Multicruiser (guest bedroom and backup kitchen)

Mk1 MR2 (rumours of its health are lies)

 

In the Voyager Sanitorium:

Chrysler Graf Spee Limited 3.3 + LPG (suspected OMGHG, Driver's window failure, ABS, AC and driver's seat heater failures)

Spears and reapers Chrysler Graf Spee Limited 3.3 + LPG (suspected long term abuse by PO, passenger's window failure)

 

(I'm sure I've forgotten at least one...)


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Posted 04 October 2017 - 06:27 PM

28 & 45 if you would please.

 

Just as long as it comes with the vaseline :)


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Posted 04 October 2017 - 06:38 PM

2 randoms please but I'm fucked if I know what I'd do with it, I just fancy a road trip

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Posted 04 October 2017 - 06:40 PM

The cruise control worked fine for me the one time I worked out how to operate it.

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Posted 04 October 2017 - 07:28 PM

2 randoms please but I'm fucked if I know what I'd do with it, I just fancy a road trip

Ditto. Insurance will bum me, but I'll worry about that should I win.
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Posted 04 October 2017 - 07:49 PM

No need for it but 17 & 26 for me.......ta.



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Posted 04 October 2017 - 08:27 PM

I think this has been to my house, but I missed it!
For that reason I'll have a couple of randoms please.

It's a pity it doesn't have SatNav, not for navigation purposes , but because Renault satnavs of this era could be made to sing along with Snow Patrol's Run. Just increase the volume as they're singing 'louder, louder' and it harmonises perfectly.

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Posted 04 October 2017 - 09:21 PM

Are payment options other than Paypal available?  If so I will have a random please.



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Posted 04 October 2017 - 09:54 PM

I love the idea of this car. A single random for me please.

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Posted 05 October 2017 - 01:12 AM

I'll have a random please

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Posted 05 October 2017 - 08:02 AM

Cruise does work, I stick it on all the time.

Driver's window is back happily working up and down, with one touch each way.

Will update tickets when I get to a big pc in an hour or so.


As a bonus free gift, the car will come with two northern pies of your choice and four random homebrews (soft drinks available)
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Posted 05 October 2017 - 08:22 AM

I'll take the winning ticket and one non-winning ticket please.
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Posted 05 October 2017 - 08:31 AM

I'll take a randon :)



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Posted 05 October 2017 - 08:50 AM

More than 70000m between 2008 & 2009 according to the mot database. That's epic!


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Posted 05 October 2017 - 10:46 AM

More than 70000m between 2008 & 2009 according to the mot database. That's unique for any Shatis

 

EFA  8)



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Posted 05 October 2017 - 10:52 AM

Cruise does work, I stick it on all the time.

Driver's window is back happily working up and down, with one touch each way.

 

In that case, make it three tickets please 

 

Francs waiting


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Posted 05 October 2017 - 11:19 AM

More than 70000m between 2008 & 2009 according to the mot database. That's epic!


That's extraordinary - has it had a replacement speedo?

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Posted 05 October 2017 - 12:30 PM

I think that is all numbers up to date. 

 

 

I've 'thanked' you for that OP, purely because DW in a captain's hat.

 

Just to clarify, the hat doesnt come with the car..... so how many tickets do you want? 

 

I found it only misfired when I jumped on the loud pedal. I also thought it was cured when I put new ignition coils on, but i did put cheapo ones on, so it might warrant a new set.
The sticky vinyl was nuffink to do wiv me, guv, honest. I did disinfect it all, though, to be on the safe side, along with hitting it with a variety of chemicals, none if which had more than a temporary effect on said stickiness...
The next few days will see me struggling to not buy tickets. I miss its wellness spa environment.

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Its selling well ... think you could have it back for just £6. and it comes with pies. I spoke to the car last night and apparently you were its favourite owner ... 

 

28 & 45 if you would please.

 

Just as long as it comes with the vaseline :)

 

Buy your own vaseline - cheek of it :-) 

 

Are payment options other than Paypal available?  If so I will have a random please.

 

Any money is good money. Many many options available 

 

I'll take the winning ticket and one non-winning ticket please.

 

Number 1 is definitely going to win so allocated accordingly 

 

That's extraordinary - has it had a replacement speedo?

 

Was used as a taxi I think. There are marks on dashboard where the taxi gubbins went.  It is huuuuuge so I can see doing airport runs is a doddle


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Posted 05 October 2017 - 03:08 PM

70000 in a year is nearly 200 miles a day without a day off all year!!


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Posted 05 October 2017 - 03:12 PM

70000 in a year is nearly 200 miles a day without a day off all year!!
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Posted 05 October 2017 - 03:15 PM

Welcome to my world.

Yes, but Renault

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Posted 05 October 2017 - 04:54 PM

Yes, but Renault

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Posted 06 October 2017 - 08:19 AM

This must be the outlier reliability wise.

Sporty Shite had a drive last night and has given it a thumbs up.

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