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Ok I've had this coming up 6 months and done 2k miles, its time for a change and I don't really need it any more

I've spent a few quid and fixed the climate control had the tracking done and the wheels balanced, fitted a new thermostat assembly, I've also sorted a few niggles (loose airbag cover and inop rear washer) 

Everthing works, there are no warning lights or error codes on the ecu, the mileometer is flashing which means the car needs a proxi alignment (basically to reset the canbus as a module has been replaced) but I'm not paying 40 quid for a license key to switch it off, it doesn't affect the car in any way.

No service history or evidence of a belt change, although the belt *looks* ok

Body wise the roof, bonnet, rear hatch, drivers door and offside front wing don't have any significant dents/scratches, the rest of the car does, its not pretty in places, the osr door is mullered, the nsf wing is also mullered, the ns frong and rear doors have a dent where someone has tried to drive it up a high kerb, the tyres are ok (5mm front, 2mm rear) but the wheels need a refurb, inside its mint, no real wear on anything, its just nicely worn.

2.0 twin spark petrol flavour, really good spec, 4 x e/w, dual zone climate control, rain sensing wipers etc etc, 145k miles, MOT till Jan 17 and taxed to get you home, it averages 31mpg round the lanes which is pretty good, it does almost 40mpg at 75mph, its pretty nippy for what it is with 150bhp, there's also a parrot hands free kit fitted.


It drives well enough, it tramlines a bit on rough surfaces, there's no bangs or crashes, its £400, for a modern car with leather and very cold AC, what more do you want?


I may swap for something, try me




























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I really shouldn't be asking this...but whereabouts in the country are you?


I'm in Kendal, Cumbria, near M6 Jct 36/37 :)


I am willing to travel a bit if a train ticket is purchased as I'm off work for the next 2 weeks.

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I really fancy one of these so I can see how they stack up against up against the Golf based stuff of the same era.


There's something mega appealing about those engines as well...


And that interior is gorgeous.


Oh for some more fundage. 


The engine is pretty good, its very 'rorty' and sounds fab, the interior is fantastic, its the best thing about the car, oh and the steering, its just over 2 turns lock to lock, so its very fast and direct, I have nearly crashed the Focus twice into the wall outside the house because I'm that used to the Alfa and have not put enough lock on!



What you need is a Fronterror 2.4 lwb with a fresh MOT...


oh, wait, what's that I see behind another Frontera I've not just bought...honest.   :-)

I don't, honestly :)
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