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1990 Volvo 740 GLE Auto Estate - IT'S DONE

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That's a bugger, though I'm not sure why you'd sell a car you can sleep in if you're homeless. 

 

Seriously - I was contemplating a big estate to use as a camper for road trips dahn sahf. I reckon I could sleep in one quite comfortably - even my mrs's focus estate's seats fold down really flat. Tek me duvet and a little self-inflating bed roll and I can't grasp why it's not possible to spend a couple of days and nights on epic road trippery without actually paying any more than for fuel, a few cans of coke zero and some crisps.

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Seriously - I was contemplating a big estate to use as a camper for road trips dahn sahf. I reckon I could sleep in one quite comfortably - even my mrs's focus estate's seats fold down really flat. Tek me duvet and a little self-inflating bed roll and I can't grasp why it's not possible to spend a couple of days and nights on epic road trippery without actually paying any more than for fuel, a few cans of coke zero and some crisps.

I used to sleep in a 240 with ease, comfy place with an air bed under you.

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It's a great car, deliciously square and worthy of an 'ah, of course, it's a Volvo!' sigh of contentment at every drive. Comfy seats, galvanized body, solid dependability.

 

For extra win it has the nice alloy wheels, rare dark grey leather and dealer-fit air conditioning... though we never tried it to see if it works. No reason it shouldn't, though I imagine the gas has leaked out years ago - but worth a refill to see what happens! :-)

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I am happy* that a ticket has been acquired. I have wanted a “Volvo-with-it’s-lights-on” since I was old enough to recognise one and say that phrase. We always watched cars out the back window when we were wee.

This week is ripe with the roffle fear chaps!!

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Three more tickets left for a chance to look like a cut-price David Fowler (his Volvo is almost identical to mine, except much nicer).

 

Is it still Wednesday and Saturday draws for the lottery?

Yes it is for the lottery.

Payment details time I think.

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