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  1. I believe I had the oil changed Oct 2020 at the MOT 175,328 miles. I also changed the water pump and rear shock absorbers in 2020.
  2. I am thinking Innocenti spyder
  3. In the late 2000s I used a Mercedes specialist and they would give me a 20 year old C reg 190E Auto loan car. In solid mid green with green checked interior he apologised that a C class was not available. I learnt to love that car and one day they gave me a C class and I asked if the 190 was available, when he established I was not joking he explained others customers did not like it and it was gone. He then said he would have given it to me if he had know I liked it that much.
  4. I wish for 29 previous offences of having an estate car to be taken into account before my current Estate car confession list. I have photos of most of these but there are lots of repeat offences so I give you my Kadett C and will put up others by request Past list of Estates 1. 1979 Opel Kadett C 1.2S Caravan 2. 1987 Citroen CX 2.0 RE Familiale (company car) 3. 1989 Volvo 240GL Estate white (company car) 4. 1989 Volvo 240GL Estate blue green met (company car) 5. 1990 Volvo 240DL 2.3 4 speed Estate Atlantic blue (company car) 6. 1990 Volvo 240GL Estate deep blue met (company car) 7. 1993 Vauxhall Carlton 2.0i Club Estate (company car) 8. 1993 Vauxhall Carlton 2.3 Diesel Club Estate (company car) 9. 1968 Morris 1000 traveller 10. 1984 VW Passat GL5 Estate manual grey 11. 1996 Citroen Xantia SX 2.0i Auto Estate Emerald Green Met (company car) 12. 1996 Citroen Xantia SX TD Estate Midnight Blue Met (company car) 13. 1987 Volvo 740 GLE Auto gold 14. 1978 Opel Kadett 1.2S Auto Caravan Lime green 15. 1992 Mercedes 300TE 24v gold 16. 1992 Volvo 740GL 2.3 Auto Estate USA based car that I took my Texas drivers licence in. 17. 1996 Volvo 850 2.5 20v manual Estate maroon 18. 1997 Volvo V70 2.5 10v Auto Estate tortoise 19. 1986 Citroen CX25 manual Familiale Lt blue met 20. 2001 Volvo V70 2.4S manual green met 21. 1993 VW 1.8 Passat Estate red 22. 1989 Volvo 740GLE Auto Estate grey met 23. 1996 Volvo 850 GTL 2.5 10v Auto Estate red 24. 2003 MG ZT-T 190 manual blue met 25. 2001 Volvo V70 XC petrol LPT Auto green met 26. 1988 Citroen BX 19RD Estate Lt blue met 27. 1990 Volvo 740GLE Auto Estate Dark grey met 28. 2002 Rover 75 Club SE Touring V6 Auto Lt green Met 29. 1993 Vauxhall Carlton 2.0i Club manual Estate Satin red One question, is a Renault 4 GTL an Estate?
  5. I don't know, but Andyrew says he might be able to find us a couple of empty barrels so we will know and not be supplied one full of nuclear waste!
  6. I have forgotten I have bought a 95 although I don't expect to take delivery until the spring as it has covered storage at the moment.
  7. There is nothing worse than coming out of a B&Q with a trolley full and finding you did not bring your estate car! yes it really did happen. In addition to the Volvo 740 GLE Auto in best all rounder thread we have 5 other estates on the current fleet. Vauxhall Carlton 2.0 Club Citroen ZX TD Avantage Volvo V70 T5 Auto Mercedes 200TE W124 Alfa 156 V6 3 are running, but Carlton blown head gasket, V70 needs camshaft sensor, Volvo 740 needs fuel pump. Edit Oops, what an oversite I forgot I have bought a Saab 95. In my defence There is no plan to collect it until the spring.
  8. Who is in Chelmsford! https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/234298388744?hash=item368d45b108:g:xUUAAOSwyU5gbI-u
  9. I may have fallen out of a tree and banged my head, I want one of these! An oil drum car from Thailand seen on YouTube, we could build one at the FoD this summer, we have a spare 8HP engine!
  10. Luckily you spotted this first or it could be on my drive!
  11. For me a Volvo 740 2.3i Auto Estate (pre cat) is my favourite all rounder. Why don't you see me driving around in one today? My first drive was 1985 when I worked for a Volvo dealer and while I never had enough rank to have one as a company cars I grabbed one when ever I could and in Oct 1987 I borrowed my boss's 745 GLE Auto and drove it 2,250 miles in a week touring Scotland. In 1991 I moved to a Vauxhall dealer and my contact with Volvo 740s dwindled away. Then in 1999 I needed a stop gap car and selected a gold 740 GLE Auto estate. In 2004 Mrs6C returned from the USA where she had a Volvo 740 and bought a 1990 740GLE Auto. Mrs6C ran that until 2006 when it was replaced by a V70, but that is not the end of it. The 1990 745GLE went to my father-in-law in rural Wales and was driven regularly. Finally the the fuel pump stopped and he has given up driving so it is now marooned in rural Wales. The plan is to fix it and get it back home again.
  12. It looks fine to me. Just this passage gives me nightmares as my Range Rover is now 5 years old and given my past experience of Range Rovers I have all this to come! I hate the rotary gear selector because I have to look at it to select a gear and have always had a fear it won't rise!
  13. I will have a look at it this morning but generally novels especially if they are adapted for TV are full of inaccuracies so I would worry too much.
  14. I believe it is to clear the roads of old clunkers that kill bunny rabbits by just driving by! Don't get me started with the pollution involved with making new battery cars. Or the incomplete path to electric cars when we don't have enough electricity or distributions cables and supplies who are not always friendly to us. Let alone the importance of keeping lower paid workers mobile at an affordable cost. Angry of Bucks!
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