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The Best ///M/Barge/General Rant/Look at This/O/T [Vol XI]

The Best ///M/Barge/General Rant/Look at This/O/T [Vol XI]

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Gaz.

51,751 posts

153 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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LHD said:
Just ran a quote for insurance on that M3 for me:

£1600 fully comp.

rofl

Jog. On.
Jesus, what on earth have you done?

LHD

16,850 posts

89 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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It appears if you tell the truth and put motor trade on your personal insurance then vaseline would be advisable...

Gaz.

51,751 posts

153 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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LHD said:
It appears if you tell the truth and put motor trade on your personal insurance then vaseline would be advisable...
Not half! I just got a quote for £465.92

sleep envy

62,207 posts

151 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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LHD said:
It appears if you tell the truth and put motor destruction on your personal insurance then vaseline would be advisable...
Ahem.

bmthnick1981

4,731 posts

118 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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V8mate said:
That photo highlights an important exception to a rule.

Grass adds to the value of a car, EXCEPT where such grass is the recreation area on a council estate.
hehe
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LHD

16,850 posts

89 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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sleep envy said:
LHD said:
It appears if you tell the truth and put motor destruction on your personal insurance then vaseline would be advisable...
Ahem.
Quiet you.

Chrisw666

22,655 posts

101 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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I have nothing to say but I'll never find the thread without it being in my stuff.

jeremyc

14,142 posts

186 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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Chrisw666 said:
I have nothing to say but I'll never find the thread without it being in my stuff.
Y'know that's what the 'Watch' and 'Bookmark' buttons are for, don't you? smile

Not that we don't value your insightful contribution. wink

fluffnik

19,854 posts

129 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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Chrisw666 said:
I have nothing to say but I'll never find the thread without it being in my stuff.
...and there's no "watch" button on the mobile site.

melvster

6,742 posts

87 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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Embryonic said:
melvster in Vol X said:
What's the general opinion of these? I rather like this, and miss my old V8 and auto 'box.
I have a real soft spot for the W202 AMG's, very understated and a rare sight nowadays. There is not a great deal of info about them on the net compared to M3's and Audi's S models from the same era. The only weakspots i have heard is obviously the crusty arches and sills and the gearbox but i think some upgrade to the W210 E55 'box. Your best bet is to seek out a buyers guide, ideally from a Mercedes Enthusiast magazine and speak to a couple of specialist. Like i mentioned, i would be tempted due to the exclusivity and the 90's ness about them, which i really do like.

Zwolf

25,026 posts

108 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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melvster said:
Embryonic said:
melvster in Vol X said:
What's the general opinion of these? I rather like this, and miss my old V8 and auto 'box.
I have a real soft spot for the W202 AMG's, very understated and a rare sight nowadays. There is not a great deal of info about them on the net compared to M3's and Audi's S models from the same era. The only weakspots i have heard is obviously the crusty arches and sills and the gearbox but i think some upgrade to the W210 E55 'box. Your best bet is to seek out a buyers guide, ideally from a Mercedes Enthusiast magazine and speak to a couple of specialist. Like i mentioned, i would be tempted due to the exclusivity and the 90's ness about them, which i really do like.
There's a handful of C55s of that generation out there, for some reason I want one more than I've ever wanted an E36 M3 - and I tend to bleed Bavarian Blue and white in most situations.

sleep envy

62,207 posts

151 months

Saturday 29th September 2012
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jeremyc said:
Chrisw666 said:
I have nothing to say but I'll never find the thread without it being in my stuff.
Y'know that's what the 'Watch' and 'Bookmark' buttons are for, don't you? smile

Not that we don't value your insightful contribution. wink
Is that why whenever we get a new volume the biggrin keeps getting dropped from the thread title?

melvster

6,742 posts

87 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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Zwolf said:
There's a handful of C55s of that generation out there, for some reason I want one more than I've ever wanted an E36 M3 - and I tend to bleed Bavarian Blue and white in most situations.
I would love a W202 C55 Wagon but crikey they are rare. I would say i was more of a munich fan but in recent years have took a big interest into the dark side.

Embryonic

2,486 posts

77 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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melvster said:
I have a real soft spot for the W202 AMG's, very understated and a rare sight nowadays. There is not a great deal of info about them on the net compared to M3's and Audi's S models from the same era. The only weakspots i have heard is obviously the crusty arches and sills and the gearbox but i think some upgrade to the W210 E55 'box. Your best bet is to seek out a buyers guide, ideally from a Mercedes Enthusiast magazine and speak to a couple of specialist. Like i mentioned, i would be tempted due to the exclusivity and the 90's ness about them, which i really do like.
I've always rather liked them too. Not a brilliant advert but I've pinged him an email anyway, he mentions a WRX as p/x, and a Legacy GTB isn't a million miles away...

jeremyc

14,142 posts

186 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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sleep envy said:
Is that why whenever we get a new volume the biggrin keeps getting dropped from the thread title?
Whaddya mean? wink

Chrisw666

22,655 posts

101 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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jeremyc said:
Chrisw666 said:
I have nothing to say but I'll never find the thread without it being in my stuff.
Y'know that's what the 'Watch' and 'Bookmark' buttons are for, don't you? smile

Not that we don't value your insightful contribution. wink
That would mean I had to check my watched and bookmarked threads. Far too much like work.

Aizle

12,428 posts

77 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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I followed this up Edgware Road just now.



493 cubic inches....

He said it goes better on the drag strip that the road. It sounded totes amaze.

Embryonic

2,486 posts

77 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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Aizle said:
I followed this up Edgware Road just now.



493 cubic inches....

He said it goes better on the drag strip that the road. It sounded totes amaze.
fking teacakes!

chris116

616 posts

70 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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LHD said:
Eleven volumes of talking ste about cars.

Lets keep it up chaps. biggrin
yes

The Thread's 100,000th post should be early on in this volume by my reckoning.

_Batty_

12,243 posts

152 months

Sunday 30th September 2012
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Right, up for silverstone. Wish me luck smile
Hopefully you lot will have suggested something bork-laden on my return.
M
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