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Lacking any Merit: MK2 Astra estate now for sale

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#91 OFFLINE   sludgeguts

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 08:22 AM

Shit the bed I'm properly tempted..... If I can find the space for it and then a p.m will be forthcoming....
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Posted 20 January 2018 - 10:27 AM

I really really liked this when it appeared on here,fortunately its a loong way from me,though I may still have to think hard about it,what mpgs does it get?
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#93 OFFLINE   Brodders

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 02:29 PM

Competition now hotting up in the ‘80s Astras in Stowmarket’ category.

Makes yours look even cheaper

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Ooh, that is nice, I think Trigger posted it on the ECR facebook page earlier.

I have never seen it around Stowmarket, but it is in better condition than mine and much shinier.
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#94 OFFLINE   Brodders

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 02:38 PM

what mpgs does it get?


I would guess that I have averaged around 35 mpg out of it, but I would not be 100% sure. I expected a bit better, but I don't think the 4 speed box and dodgy thermostat helped much.

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 10:42 PM

I went down to the garage to get some up to date pictures of it. As you can see it still looks pretty much the same, however I could use some advice from our resident carb experts, as it took a little bit of effort to get it started and moving.

It seems to be cutting out if you lift off the accelerator when idling after first starting up, however if you use it for a couple of minutes it doesn't cut out when you lift off the accelerator, but idles high.

I hadn't been to it or started it for about a week and a half, and it was rather cold (as you can probably see from the snow in the background), so could it just be a case of lack of use and rather cold weather causing trouble, or something a bit more serious?

Anyway, after describing another problem on the car which I am trying to sell, I should probably post some pictures to try and convince you of its worth.

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 11:22 PM

I suspect the high warm idle is the side-effect of someone trying to mask a mixture issue when cold.  If the mixture is a bit lean on cold start and it has a tendancy to stall, setting the idle a bit faster will counter that.

 

With the idle set back to where it should be and the cold-start mixture (and possibly the mixture across the range) set correctly, it may well start better and get better empeegeees.


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Posted 31 January 2018 - 06:45 PM

Due to being done over by the guy who agreed to buy this (and then apparently lost his storage the day before he was supposed to collect it), this now back up for sale again, at a shitters price of £400.

Anyone interested?

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#98 OFFLINE   95 quid Peugeot

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Posted 31 January 2018 - 06:57 PM

Hang on Brodders. I've got 3 tickets in tonight's Citroen roffle.,. If my last win is anything to go by, you'll most probably end up with a great car in a couple of days
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The Peugeot 407SW Mrs 95 quids son # 2 hack 174k miles 182K Miles 190k Miles

The BMW Z4 in the delightful bell end purple colour.      :angry-smiley-007:

The Rover 75 of much comfyness 126k miles, new purchase, very Count Arthur Strong Sold 11.6/17 (Trilby moved to Sterling post sale)

The Skoda Labia TDI of son#1 120k miles 138k Miles 143k miles

The Clitroen ZX of much gifferness reliably earning me .45p/mile work use    95 quid mansions pool car

The Sterling of much grey leather and low miles Sold

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#99 OFFLINE   purplebargeken

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Posted 31 January 2018 - 07:08 PM

Fancy a R75 as a spares car........... ;)


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#100 OFFLINE   purplebargeken

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Posted 31 January 2018 - 07:16 PM

That is rather nice.


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Rover 75 1.8 auto - wafty kettle

Ford Galaxy - big red shite with added space

Triumph Toledo - 2.0 for added sleeper shite

Triumph Dolomite 1850 auto - crusty shite


#101 OFFLINE   Brodders

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Posted 01 February 2018 - 12:13 AM

Hang on Brodders. I've got 3 tickets in tonight's Citroen roffle.,. If my last win is anything to go by, you'll most probably end up with a great car in a couple of days


You scared me for a moment Keith. Realistically I have space for 2 cars, so a 4th one would have caused an awful lot of trouble, which is a shame as I love 90s repmobiles.

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#102 OFFLINE   95 quid Peugeot

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Posted 01 February 2018 - 08:11 AM

Breathe easy.....stand down.


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The Peugeot 406 of much cheapness. 190k miles  Deceased, twatted into Central Reservation of A1 Southbound, RIP 10/12/16

The Gaylander TD4 of much gayness. 172k miles 180k miles Sold to nice Romanian man to take to Eastern Europe.

The Peugeot 407SW Mrs 95 quids son # 2 hack 174k miles 182K Miles 190k Miles

The BMW Z4 in the delightful bell end purple colour.      :angry-smiley-007:

The Rover 75 of much comfyness 126k miles, new purchase, very Count Arthur Strong Sold 11.6/17 (Trilby moved to Sterling post sale)

The Skoda Labia TDI of son#1 120k miles 138k Miles 143k miles

The Clitroen ZX of much gifferness reliably earning me .45p/mile work use    95 quid mansions pool car

The Sterling of much grey leather and low miles Sold

The Team Sven Mobiles V70 and XC70  why oh why ?

 

NICE SHITE (Now much reduced in Number)

Triumph TR7

Renault Dauphine

BMW Z4  Ordered by Mrs 95 Quid to move her car into this section. :-D and its still bell end purple.

Bristol 603E

 






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