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Iamnotkloot

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41 posts

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So my lovely, dark blue, GTV v6 has some strong competition. I've just bought a 03 Subaru Forester XT; as a second car it has to be able to perform some school run duties and also cope with an unmade road. Things, basically, that the GTV is not very good at.

So do I sell the GTV? Not really sure I can justify four cars! We have a 330 estate as the main drive, the XT now as the 2nd car and the MX-5 as the fun day machine. Not sure where that leaves the GTV?

With a half-mile pot holed lane to my house to cope with, maybe it'd be kinder to sell it to a loving owner?

Any opinions out there?

mike9009

1,906 posts

129 months

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Sunday 30th September 2012 quote quote all
Hi,

I had a similar dilemma earlier this year. We are a family of three and had

1. Mini Clubman S (9,500)
2. Alfa 156 SW 2.4 (3,500)
3. Mazda Eunos (210)
4. VW T25 Camper van (950)

Looking at it, the Eunos had only travelled 210 miles in 12 months and so that bit the bullet.

So based on my experience I would get rid of the car that did the least mileage over a set period.....

Mike

V6GTA

1,160 posts

83 months

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Monday 1st October 2012 quote quote all
Pics please!

Iamnotkloot

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I must say, she's looking good in these pictures!

Iamnotkloot

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Interior
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Iamnotkloot

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CaptainSlow

4,566 posts

98 months

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Tuesday 2nd October 2012 quote quote all
I have a smilar garage

05 156 JTDM - just bought
04 Forester XT
93 Eunos

Now about to sell a 01 Impreza non-turbo.

TBH OP I'd sell the mx5 if I were you, I may swap mine for a GTV next year.

Iamnotkloot

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Tuesday 2nd October 2012 quote quote all
Seems we have similar taste!

No, the missus insists on the MX-5 staying so I'm afraid it's going to be the GTV that has to make room...

CaptainSlow

4,566 posts

98 months

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Tuesday 2nd October 2012 quote quote all
I really like the GTV. Never been in one though, I'll have try and find a friendly local owner.

Iamnotkloot

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41 posts

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Thursday 4th October 2012 quote quote all
Where abouts are you?

You're welcome to have a spin if you're near Manchester

CaptainSlow

4,566 posts

98 months

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Friday 5th October 2012 quote quote all
Hi thanks, in South Bucks so a bit of a distance away. Thanks for the offer though.

SturdyHSV

4,131 posts

53 months

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Saturday 6th October 2012 quote quote all
I'm in Aylesbury, happy to show you around mine? It's got a Ragazzon on it, so it's a little loud wink

CaptainSlow

4,566 posts

98 months

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Tuesday 9th October 2012 quote quote all
OK great, I'm near Gt Missenden, are there any local meets?

SturdyHSV

4,131 posts

53 months

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Wednesday 10th October 2012 quote quote all
CaptainSlow said:
OK great, I'm near Gt Missenden, are there any local meets?
Not that I know of, I'm not very active community wise with the Alfa admittedly, kept busy enough with the Holden lot.

If we get some nice weather I'm happy to just pop down for a bit? Need to drive it more, I forget how good it sounds cloud9

CaptainSlow

4,566 posts

98 months

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Saturday 13th October 2012 quote quote all
Ok great sounds good.
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