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#91 ONLINE   egg

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 11:54 AM

Just one more...if you want to win autoshite, there is this barnfind...god knows if would drive back though.

 

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 11:55 AM

 [quote name="bramz7" post="1529829" timestamp="1528976210"]
Blimey, yes please.

But it's miles from anywhere.....[/quote] [quote name="bramz7" post="1529829" timestamp="1528976210"]

RyanAir fly to Beziers from Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh, Luton and Stanstead.

Get on with it man!

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 12:03 PM

Max budget for car is probably around £1200, so that's like 1450 euros.

Obviously travel, food, insurance etc will add substantial amounts.
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Posted 14 June 2018 - 12:11 PM

One more Dizzle 21. This is near Lens, which is do-able from St Pancras in 4 hours and is 100km from Calais.

 

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 12:12 PM

[quote name="Asimo" post="1529852" timestamp="1528977303"]

  [quote name="bramz7" post="1529829" timestamp="1528976210"]

RyanAir fly to Beziers from Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh, Luton and Stanstead.

Get on with it man![/quote]

Good point. The 1300km drive back is a bit extreme though...

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 12:18 PM

Brammy I have a free weekend in France, the 23-24th in Normandy, don't mind using it to travel around looking at dented R18s and the like.
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Posted 14 June 2018 - 12:23 PM

Not a bad shout as I am off a few days after that....

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 12:36 PM

https://www.leboncoi...62.htm/?ca=11_s


https://www.leboncoi...978.htm/?ca=6_s

Both in or near Normandy. That R18 is too, does anyone want to find out if it has CT?

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 12:49 PM

Would it be taking the piss to insure it on a FJ classic policy with continental recovery included and then get it relayed home after it breaks down 10 miles after starting out?


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Posted 14 June 2018 - 04:02 PM

Pretty sure I have to get some French insurance to appease the police, someone mentioned it in this very thread but I'm a bit busy to check back at the moment.

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 04:23 PM

Spending an early holiday last may in France, with enough cash burning in the pockets to buy something Renault 4,5 or 6, visa, 104 etc...

But...it didn't happen, maybe I scarred the Frenche of in the South, with my apperence, I wasen't able to make a deal on a car whatever we tried.

This never happened before, appointments were cancelled just before arrivel and there are some changes with the "Carte Gris" wich is now a more online issue instead of the paperwork.

Happy to be home after a few weeks in the Midi Pyrenees, a phone call this week, suprised me where I got offered a beige R6 TL from 1978, just 30 minutes from our residence...I do have two R6s, another one is always nice...I'll check it out this week, and if the purchase is done, a thread will be opened..

 

(Well, ok...I did manage to buy a good set of steel wheels for my R5 GTL from 1984 for 30 euros...a real bargain, but the price did go up by 90euro on route to pick them up I got a speeding ticket, in the letterbox today, post from France!)


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Posted 14 June 2018 - 05:19 PM

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Good point. The 1300km drive back is a piece of piss...



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Posted 14 June 2018 - 05:25 PM

...if the purchase is done, a threat will be opened...

 

I say, steady on old chap!!

 

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 09:36 PM

Brammy, R18 base near Tours. Top of your budget.

 

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 09:38 PM

But, €2k buys a lot more luxe! And it is also in Beziers...

 

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Posted 16 June 2018 - 03:39 PM

This looks good.

 

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Posted 16 June 2018 - 06:07 PM

Have considerable Renault Nine experience, Dad owned one for 13 years, first car I drove solo.

Best described as “absolutely nothing special” but in a way that kinda makes it even more special these days. That’s a fairly early one, ours was the facelifted model with a slightly different dash. Dead simple mechanics though.

UK eBay has a Renault 11 (hatch) listed in the classic car section. Needs work but probably easier to import from Wales rather than France.
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Posted 17 June 2018 - 12:31 PM

Diesel CX? WCPGW? Vannes has a TGV to Paris.

 

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Posted 17 June 2018 - 12:35 PM

Would it be taking the piss to insure it on a FJ classic policy with continental recovery included and then get it relayed home after it breaks down 10 miles after starting out?

 

From personal experience, while classic insurers are happy to insure a car on a chassis number, they are more reluctant to provide breakdown cover on a car with no UK number. We drove back from Romania knowing we had no breakdown cover...


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Posted 17 June 2018 - 12:46 PM

Wow, ever reliable and easy to work on (asterisk, asterisk). Does look a peach. In budget.

 

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Posted 17 June 2018 - 01:41 PM

We drove back from Romania knowing we had no breakdown cover...


Why bother though? If they can fix it, so can you. If they can't fix it, it'll only be recovered up to the market value anyway. In that instance, it'll be a wallet-emptier at the nearestish garage anyway.

I'm sure that Argentine bloke doesn't worry about breakdown cover on his Graham Paige.

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Posted 17 June 2018 - 03:17 PM

does the froggie selling site do 2 wheelers???

 

be interesting to see what 80's 2 wheelers are going for


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Posted 17 June 2018 - 03:39 PM

Unfortunately now on hold due to a proper car* purchase incoming. It's still bloody far away mind you.
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Posted 17 June 2018 - 04:22 PM

does the froggie selling site do 2 wheelers???

be interesting to see what 80's 2 wheelers are going for

Yes it does but the bargains are few and far between. I have just picked up a Honda xls 125 for 250 euro but its a non runner with no papers. As for breakdown recovery I use swintons and they came out to jump start the Spanish reg hearse when I brought it back through france

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Posted 17 June 2018 - 04:40 PM

Would it be taking the piss to insure it on a FJ classic policy with continental recovery included and then get it relayed home after it breaks down 10 miles after starting out?


Exclusions:
14. Any costs for vehicles that were already broken down, or were not safe to drive when cover was taken out.
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16. More than the cost for legal abandonment and any Customs Duty imposed if the estimated repatriation cost exceeds the market value of the vehicle in the UK.


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Posted Yesterday, 04:04 PM

DO IT
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