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V8mate

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37,088 posts

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OK - Friday afternoon fun.

I started this a couple of years back. As all the links/pics will be long since dead, I'll treat myself us all to a new thread.

The scenario: You need to buy a car to get to work. Urgently. You've only got a grand and you're going to have to view and collect it by BUS yikes

Yep; times are hard


Here's how to play:

- Go to Autotrader
- click 'more options'
- Put your postcode in
- set maximum price to 'up to £1,000'
- set Distance to - within 10 miles

Then, from the results, choose and post the ONE 'local bargain' of your choice, i.e. the one you'd choose to get you to work each day.
(extra points for having cash left over for tax, insurance, fuel etc. coke and hookers!)



Here's mine to start:

I had 42 cars to choose from

A bargain £750

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/2012...


RP1

239 posts

41 months

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I would be tempted by this:

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/2012...



740i 160k £995.

BorkFactor

6,327 posts

49 months

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I like this game! I have 4 to choose from, 1 of which I would actually drive. This ok looking E46 318i:

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/2012...




Looks pretty decent actually!

£998, negotiation welcome

jamesson

2,043 posts

112 months

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47 cars to choose from, this one top of the heap by a long way. No mention of mileage, but how high can it be?

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/2012...

Justayellowbadge

34,277 posts

133 months

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http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/2011...

Edited by Justayellowbadge on Friday 24th February 15:52

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sleep envy

62,025 posts

140 months

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you didn't specify how long you'd need the car to go to work wink



http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/2011...

Justayellowbadge

34,277 posts

133 months

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loser.

zasker

405 posts

95 months

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Only had a choice of 8 so opted for this:

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/2012...

VoziKaoFangio

1,520 posts

42 months

sleep envy

62,025 posts

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Justayellowbadge said:
loser.
god damn you.

eta - this is a bit of you, broken back box and saggy headlining

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/2012...

aruck

774 posts

130 months

olly22n

14,105 posts

97 months

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Vocal Minority

4,338 posts

43 months

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http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/2012...

Best of a slightly quiet bunch.

This or an R plat Hyundai Coupe 2.0 for £1000. This wins on price, and shades it on badge. Just.

V8mate

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37,088 posts

80 months

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aruck said:
Top chavtasticness! Shame it's only a four-pot!

LotusOmega375D

2,657 posts

44 months

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Rover 620Ti, 70k miles. FSH. 197bhp. Manual, 1 owner. 995 quid.


VoziKaoFangio

1,520 posts

42 months

jamei303

332 posts

47 months

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Chrisw666

22,654 posts

90 months

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olly22n said:
That's cheating he said autotrader, and who wants a car that probably smells like Rab C Nesbit has slept in it.

mercfunder

3,977 posts

64 months

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MrC986

1,021 posts

82 months

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This beats working from home on a Friday afternoon....

I found a 1996 P 728i with 86k miles for £795 with MOT until end July '12...I'm sure SWMBO would say argue
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