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Slartibartfast last won the day on April 9 2018

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  1. Update, since it's been a while. I ran out of time to do the work to get her through the MOT myself, mainly due to an unexpected house move. So I ended up paying a mechanic to do it. It was Not Cheap. He ran new brake lines front to back and replaced the exhaust and cat. Then later on the infamous EGR valve issue presented itself (and may have been responsible for the poor performance Dave experienced). Since then Nina (as my daughter named her) has motored along no bother. I occasionally get to drive her and she is an absolute hoot. Unfortunately daughter has a black box so I have to behave. Today I replaced the rear drivers side light cluster due to an unfortunate reversing incident.
  2. Love it. The range is obviously an issue at times but Lisa and I just swap cars if I need to go a long way.
  3. Ooh, I think it's finally being put up for sale. No pics yet but based on the mileage I'm willing to bet this is it. https://uk.rubrikkgroup.com/cars-vans-for-sale/Aec5KRxH7qWSi1tVQHO7H5kBAAABNQ
  4. You can see coolant bubbling out of the rad in the second photo. Garage looked it over and said with the coolant cap off it's moving with the motion of the cylinders, which in their book is a Bad Sign™
  5. I'm going to have a crack at it. I should be able to at least get the head off and sent for pressure testing without cocking it up.
  6. Yep, it's going tonight apparently https://www.shorehamvehicleauctions.com/details?listingid=d299e6b5-5a5f-429f-b44f-e65220b25a62
  7. Traded in on Saturday. Gutted, but had to face reality. He'll be going through Shoreham vehicle auctions some time pretty soon (maybe Monday) is anyone wants to try their luck.
  8. Just an FYI to anyone interested, I'm putting this up for sale. It's running bob on now, but I can't afford the fuel bills any more. I love it very much but I've had my fun. Time to move it on. I'll be looking for £4000. Not shite money, I know.
  9. Yeah, I just don't have the time to devote to the site any more and so I thought it would be best to hand over to someone who does. There will be an announcement soon I guess.
  10. Done. The site will be a bit sluggish for a while post reboot, but it should settle down. Thanks for your patience, all.
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