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 should be getting this beut traded in.  Older chap has had it for last 10 years or so. 97k, for those who dont klnow, its an mps, 2.3 turbo 4 cylinder with 260 bhp and 4x4 with a manual box.  full loaded with all the toys.  These are just over 6 secs to 60 and 150 mph machines. They are also rusty bastards. He put it in for a test and its failed as you will see when checking.  Anyhow it £400 which is as cheap as I have seen one of these, and its come from a good home.  just scrapes in under the cheaper tax too.

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Very, very cheap for what is a proper performance machine. Still capable of embarrassing German repmobiles. How much would it cost up there to get someone apt with the sparkly stick to repair it?

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No idea, we wont be doing it.  It will i suspect be sold to a local "car type" mechanic, just thought it worth mentioning on here incase someone wanted one.  i imagine it will need a pair of sills to be good to go...it will still then have frilly arches........... sadly I suspect its worth more in bits, but i wont be breaking it.  :)

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This is still tested until the 21st right? So could be legally driven home?

 

I just learned to weld a couple of months ago, as well. I daresay this would be a bit of a more serious job than a Mk3.5 Fiesta though, right?

 

2nd dibs if NJG pulls out though please!

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Scotland and a lot of winter salt, I bought a MX5 last year that came from Glasgow , looked great on top but underneath looked like it'd been dangled in the sea

 

If I hadn't just bought a Range Rover I'd be all over this , a couple of years ago I had an Impreza wrx, 240 Bhp 4x4 , I loved that car , went wherever you pointed it , I'd think this would be very similar but 22 mpg gets a bit wearing after a while, at least this one isn't in the £500 tax band like mine was

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This is still tested until the 21st right? So could be legally driven home?

 

I just learned to weld a couple of months ago, as well. I daresay this would be a bit of a more serious job than a Mk3.5 Fiesta though, right?

 

2nd dibs if NJG pulls out though please!

Only if you cycle to collect it again!

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Date tested

11 December 2017

FAIL

Mileage

97,680 miles

MOT test number

3410 2165 3568

Test location

unavailable until further notice

Reason(s) for failure

Nearside Rear Seat belt anchorage prescribed area is excessively corroded sill (5.2.6)

Offside Rear Seat belt anchorage prescribed area is excessively corroded sill (5.2.6)

Nearside Seat belt anchorage prescribed area is excessively corroded centre sill (5.2.6)

Offside Seat belt anchorage prescribed area is excessively corroded centre sill (5.2.6)

Advisory notice item(s)

n/s front sill corroded but not in prescribed area

o/s front sill corroded but not in prescribed area

heatshields insecure

Exhaust has a minor leak of exhaust gases centre section (7.1.2)

 

That doesn't sound too awful rust wise for a Mazda 6

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