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#1 ONLINE   Tayne

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Posted 13 October 2018 - 09:28 AM

It’s 65 miles to Falkirk, it’s rainy and overcast and neither of us are wearing sunglasses.

I’m currently sitting a Tesco’s car park in Dundee whilst Supernaught uses the facilities.

We should make it to the Audi in about an hour.

This is the taxi that greeted me this morning.

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It always amuses me that e46s vie with the PT Cruiser as the car that's too shit for Autoshite, 

 

 


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Posted 13 October 2018 - 09:30 AM

it's probably about time I crawled out of bed then :)
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 09:32 AM

You'll be getting to Falkirk around the same time as Cheezey will be leaving to collect his very own roffle win from over here.


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Posted 13 October 2018 - 09:44 AM

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It always amuses me that e46s vie with the PT Cruiser as the car that's too shit for Autoshite, 

 

 


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Posted 13 October 2018 - 09:48 AM

If it's as windy up there as it is here then driving the high-sided* Audi back will be fun. :-D

 

I know Supernaut has been coveting A2s ever since he saw a couple in that there London at the motorshow a couple of years ago.


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Posted 13 October 2018 - 10:15 AM

Bridges.

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Posted 13 October 2018 - 10:16 AM

Yes, but do you have half a packet of cigarettes?
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 10:25 AM

Neither of us smoke.

We don’t have SCMODS either.
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 10:27 AM

but are you on a mission from god ?
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 10:48 AM

Are you bringing the band back together?


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Posted 13 October 2018 - 11:13 AM

Orange whip?

Orange whip?

 

Three orange whips!


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Posted 13 October 2018 - 11:59 AM

Dry toast.
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 12:01 PM

All your roffle cars belong to us!

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Posted 13 October 2018 - 01:14 PM

Cop motor? Cop shox?
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 02:47 PM

Small car.

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Outside Dome Towers.

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In mpg news, I’ve just put 3/4 of a tank of diesel in and it only cost £30!
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 02:52 PM

Doesn't that mean it has a small tank?
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 03:12 PM

 

 

The next poster photograph for the Scottish Tourist Board.


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Posted 13 October 2018 - 06:49 PM

Home now, full report once I’ve had my steak pie.
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 06:57 PM

That was a great roffle car, you did well there, Tim.


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Posted 13 October 2018 - 07:01 PM

Doesn't that mean it has a small tank?


Yes, pedantry fans, it does.

However some rough calculations would indicate a figure of 73mpg for the run home.
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 07:08 PM

Christ. I'd be lucky if the BMW averaged more than 30mpg.

Have a couple of photos of the journey back.

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Yes, we went up the A93 because why not?

Somewhere a bit further north, the Howdy Hay Too decided it had low coolant (we were already aware of the minor coolant leak).

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Posted 13 October 2018 - 07:12 PM

Someone's left a car bonnet in that layby.
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 07:13 PM

I was wandering around holding it, but had to put it down to take the photo.
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 07:22 PM

Good effort chaps! Hope you enjoy said chariot Tayne:)
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 07:36 PM

For those of you who don’t know, the Glenshhe ski centre starts at the summit of the Cairnwell Pass, Britain’s highest main road, it was about 90 miles from where we’d filled up in Glenrothes.

Here’s £18.50 worth of fine German engineering with a mere 338,000 miles under their wheels.
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It was at this point that I’d smelled something burning.
Without opening the bonnet in a howling gale the smell disappeared so we carried on down the mountain.

A few miles later I got a low coolant warning and after topping up everything seemed ok.

Three miles later the warning was back.
We concluded that we hadn’t bleed the cooling system, topped up again and hooked up an obd2 reader in place if the non-functioning temp gauge.

The live data showed coolant temps between 88 and 92 for the next 15 miles so I pulled over to disconnect the reader and then carried on.

Needless to say I made it the 40 miles home.
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 07:37 PM

Home now, full report once I’ve had my steak pie.


that's a hell of a journey, hope it was worth it

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Posted 13 October 2018 - 07:39 PM

Really like the look of these for a smoll car, would definitely entertain a pezzer with auto for city car useage :)



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Posted 13 October 2018 - 07:41 PM

167 miles in a £10 car doesn’t seem bad value.
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Posted 13 October 2018 - 07:46 PM

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Posted 13 October 2018 - 07:50 PM

what strange looking chips
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