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    im just wondering what the outcome was, did you...

    im just wondering what the outcome was, did you contact the previous owner, check MOT history online or back out of the purchase
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    Thanks everyone for your kind words, it does get...

    Thanks everyone for your kind words, it does get easier though, but it's helped my brother and myself doing all the sorting out, not that we have done much yet, but doing all the things that you need...
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    Sorry i havent been on here much recently, but...

    Sorry i havent been on here much recently, but ive been caring for my sick mum for the last flew months, but sadly she passed away about a month a go at the age of 83, im just starting to get back to...
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    i've never heard this one before

    ive just been mooching about on ebay looking at the classified car ads when i came across a car, not sure sure if the seller is a trader/dealer or not, but he gave all the blah blah, then in the last...
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    Sticky: one or two maybe, but as a general rule 99% of...

    one or two maybe, but as a general rule 99% of cat A and B vehicles never return to the road, would you want to buy one if someone had died in it or even sustained life changing injures
    when you...
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    Sticky: whoop's, sorry double post

    whoop's, sorry double post
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    Sticky: Insurance write-off categories In the UK well...

    Insurance write-off categories

    In the UK well over 500,000 vehicles are deemed a total loss or write off by insurance companies every year. Many of these however can be safely repaired but many...
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    talking of which, i was in my local morrisons...

    talking of which, i was in my local morrisons supermarket parked up when a black guy in a black porsche ceyenne pulled up next to me, he was quite chatty, started talking about this and that, then...
  9. a lot of garages change the belt as part of the...

    a lot of garages change the belt as part of the deal, so that they dont get caught later with a big bill

    what to do now, if the deal wont repair it for free, which i doubt, i'd cut my losses and...
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    con men seem to get everywhere, a few years a go...

    con men seem to get everywhere, a few years a go i was on the M5 northbound, just pulled in to sedgmoor servies for a coffee, sitting in my car a chap in a fairly nice newish car pulls in next to me,...
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    this chap must be in middle mangement, cant make...

    this chap must be in middle mangement, cant make the right decison to save his life, spends half the day thinking about something they expect you to sort out/solve in 10 minutes
  12. many thanks hometune, will pass this info on, any...

    many thanks hometune, will pass this info on, any idea of cost
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    it must the branch manager, a pushy women trying...

    it must the branch manager, a pushy women trying to climb the ladder, about 4 weeks before you policy runs out you get an email asking me to call in to check details, two weeks later i get a letter...
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    my insurance company is aviva, but it is through...

    my insurance company is aviva, but it is through swinton, who are brokers from what i can understand, anyway they sent me a letter the other day saying that they are closing my local branch (about 2...
  15. 2003 rover 25 electrical fault, maybe

    Does anyone have experiance with a 2003 rover 25, father in laws has started playing up, last year he spent a fair old amount on headgasket, water pump and cambelt, now he says the central locking...
  16. Sticky: maybe you could list it like a haynes manual ...

    maybe you could list it like a haynes manual

    engine
    clutch
    gearbox
    suspension
    brakes
    bodywork
    electrical
    anything else
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    Hi, Im not a mechanic so didnt take advice from...

    Hi, Im not a mechanic so didnt take advice from me as gospel, but you didnt say if you fitted a new clutch when you refitted it, or if you used a clutch aligning tool,
  18. something that doesnt take up much room is a...

    something that doesnt take up much room is a Halfords Extending Wheel Wrench 11.99
  19. i took a look at "parkers guide" they say it...

    i took a look at "parkers guide" they say it should do an average of 48mpg at best, i keep hearing that driving at motorway speeds (70+mph) uses 20% more fuel than driving at 55mph
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    number plates on a trailer

    Hi chaps, following a towed horse box trailer this afternoon i noticed that the trailer had two different number plates, one i guess was the correct one for the usual towing vehicle, the other number...
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    yet another case of jobs worth, the only plus...

    yet another case of jobs worth, the only plus side i guess is that it will stop non-locals getting jobs as taxi drivers
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    BATH taxi drivers facing sat-nav ban

    from the bbc news site



    Taxi drivers in Bath look set to become the first in the country to be banned from using sat-navs for local journeys.

    Liberal Democrat-run Bath and North East...
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    did i read that correctly, if you drive a coach...

    did i read that correctly, if you drive a coach or hgv your eyesight does not need to as good, surely it should be better if your driving 7.5 tonnes up to 44 tonnes :eek:
  24. I m sure most breakdown/recovery workers have...

    I m sure most breakdown/recovery workers have stories that would make you laugh/cry/cringe :eek:
  25. Yes, now thats a thought, you could do a series...

    Yes, now thats a thought, you could do a series on people that drive for a living/a day in the life of, ie RAC, EMERGENCY SERVICES, HGV CAR TRANSPORTER, VOSA, HEAVY HAULAGE, etc etc
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