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Collection mission. 600 miles, 10+ hours. Starting tomorrow, early.

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I'm off work tomorrow, so I'm embarking on a long drive to the North East to swap over a nice practical and economical car for a cabriolet with a large* engine. 

Autoshite sense! 

Anyway, the first leg will start around 5am tomorrow, when I drive my Perodua nearly 300 miles. 

Poo count: 0

Anxiety level: 35/100

Insanity level? I'll let you all decide... 

 

 

*Comparatively 

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Stop 1 - Grantham services 

Poo count: 1

Anxiety level: 55/100

Miles covered: 140/600 (approx) 

Coffee number: 2

Soundtrack 1: Stereophonics - Performance and cocktails 

Soundtrack 2: Linkin Park Collision Course. 

 

Only things to report is that the odometer stopped working after 80 miles. Hope that isn't a deal-breaker @robthedonkey! Also an artic tried to kill me, but that's normal, isn't it?

My back is a little sore, but I'm not surprised as it was before I started! 

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Stop 3 - Wetherby 

Poo count: 1 

Anxiety level 85/100

Miles covered 220/600 approx

Coffee count: 2 (No more as I need to try to calm my nerves) 

Soundtrack 3: Bee Gees 

Only thing to report is that after the last stop the odometer started working again. 

 

 

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I got them to match yesterday's quote, and to waive the admin fee. 😁

As for the car, its heavy, rattly (scuttle shake) and very uncomfortable. I just don't like it. 

Been good as gold on the motorway so far though. 

Just stopped at Scotch Corner.. 

 

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If you don't like it why not drive back, collect the Perodua and take that home, and L1 can re-draw the roffle, or gift it to someone who actually wanted to win it in the first place?

FWIW, it looks like a lovely car to me and a good example of a sadly rare car these days.

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