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#721 ONLINE   dollywobbler

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Posted 13 May 2018 - 08:17 PM

That could depend on where you count as the start of the journey.

 

I've been looking at all sorts of options for driving straight to Aberdeen from Romania. I haven't found one that's legal yet annoyingly. Unless we get someone not from the UK to drive it. Then it's entirely legal. What a farce.


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Posted 13 May 2018 - 08:38 PM

Unless we get someone not from the UK to drive it. Then it's entirely legal. What a farce.

 

tooSavvy appears to be not from this planet, so might fit the bill? :-P


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Posted 13 May 2018 - 09:16 PM

I've been looking at all sorts of options for driving straight to Aberdeen from Romania. I haven't found one that's legal yet annoyingly. Unless we get someone not from the UK to drive it. Then it's entirely legal. What a farce.


Does anybody here have dual nationality and so can claim to be just passing through?

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Posted 13 May 2018 - 09:45 PM

Hold on. I was thinking I couldn't get away with Aberdeen as being 'on the way' to a pre-booked MOT, but what if we get a ferry straight to Aberdeen? 

 

*Google* 

 

£90 from Hook of Holland to Aberdeen! Book MOT at home, sorted!

 

EDIT - not sorted. Crap website. It was actually sending me to Harwich...


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Posted 13 May 2018 - 09:47 PM

If there's lots of police upon landing you could 'break down' and call arse, sure someone will have an a frame with them!
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Posted 13 May 2018 - 09:49 PM

If there's lots of police upon landing you could 'break down' and call arse, sure someone will have an a frame with them!

 

Or buy a beavertail on Gumtree, somewhere near a UK ferry port...


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Posted 13 May 2018 - 11:07 PM

Doesn't FOAD have one?
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Posted 13 May 2018 - 11:08 PM

The banana engined transit? I think he sold it.


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Posted 13 May 2018 - 11:10 PM

Buy something small enough to fit into Kiltox's van!
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Posted 13 May 2018 - 11:26 PM

I'm working Friday and Saturday evenings g till 10pm or I would come to it. I'm only 70 miles or so away

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Posted 13 May 2018 - 11:49 PM

People turn up after that usually! Wont be everyone awake though!
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Posted 14 May 2018 - 05:58 AM

The banana engined transit? I think he sold it.

That's right, it was incredibly shit.

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Posted 14 May 2018 - 07:16 AM

Sorry chaps. An unavoidable thing has come up and I'm unable to make it after all.

Have lots of fun and take lots of pictures.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 08:41 PM

In much the same vein as round about this time last year, the Volvo has had it's yearly big wash, polish and wax. I'll get some bumper stuff on to it at some point. Two and a half hours on this barge.

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 03:44 PM

2 weeks ish to go!

 

Any other southern/midlands people got any plans for routes etc? I may stop at Bubs Thursday night, so if any of the ASMM people are leaving on Friday (or thursday, I have the day off work) I could drive with you...

 

We could have a Cannock breakfast on Friday and just not have auction fun


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Posted 21 May 2018 - 07:38 PM

None as yet. I was thinking about making a Shitefest logistics thread earlier as nobody has done it yet.


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Posted 21 May 2018 - 08:27 PM

Please do! I'm wanting to plan, and I don't usually do that! Your below me aren't you in the country? Maybe we should meet and go to cannock on Thursday and go from there?

I've got something to give to bub, but if I don't make it over due to changes of plans I'd like to ask a midlands person if I can drop it off for a future Shitely/meet
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Posted 21 May 2018 - 08:31 PM

Please do! I'm wanting to plan, and I don't usually do that! Your below me aren't you in the country? Maybe we should meet and go to cannock on Thursday and go from there?

I've got something to give to bub, but if I don't make it over due to changes of plans I'd like to ask a midlands person if I can drop it off for a future Shitely/meet

 

That's a poor grasp of Geography. Manchester is not further south than Oxfordshire. ;-)


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Posted 21 May 2018 - 08:32 PM

Yep, Cannock is 70 miles south of me! 

 

I'm sure we can work something out though. 


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Posted 21 May 2018 - 09:14 PM

This is tremendous. The SVM's plans NEVER change for any southern event, it's quite exciting watching you all panic.

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 09:15 PM

This is tremendous. The SVM's plans NEVER change for any southern event, it's quite exciting watching you all panic.

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Nae panic here. I still have no idea when I'll be driving up, or what I'll be driving up in. It's quite exciting really.


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Posted 21 May 2018 - 09:16 PM

This is tremendous. The SVM's plans NEVER change for any southern event, it's quite exciting watching you all panic.

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Congregate & head south till you reach civilisation doesn't take that much planning to be fair.


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Posted 21 May 2018 - 09:22 PM

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 09:26 PM

I’ll be heading up on Thursday and staying overnight in the Central Belt somewhere, I’m useless at early starts and would prefer a leisurely drive up. Obviously will be stopping at Tebay to find out what all the fuss is about!
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Posted 21 May 2018 - 09:33 PM

We'll be tripping over it.

Even the blackheart slice.

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 09:43 PM

Well yes, Manchester is a bit north of Oxon. My excuse is I don't know where you live! I'm not panicking, just want to know roughly what the stages will be in my journey, or if I just drive until I get tired and sleep in a layby for a bit halfway there!

I can leave once I've packed the car on Thursday, I'm very excited!
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Posted 21 May 2018 - 09:43 PM

I’ll be heading up on Thursday and staying overnight in the Central Belt somewhere, I’m useless at early starts and would prefer a leisurely drive up. Obviously will be stopping at Tebay to find out what all the fuss is about!


Have you booked somewhere yet?
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Posted 21 May 2018 - 09:46 PM

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 10:06 PM

Svm catering services usually start at about 0700 hours. Nothing like the smell of Square sausage and volvo to wake you up in the morning!
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Posted 21 May 2018 - 10:34 PM

Sam - not yet, but will be doing so this week. Will post in the other thread about Logistics once I have.
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