Car Thread II

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PostRe: Car Thread II
by BOR » Mon May 18, 2020 4:11 pm

Does anybody think the new BMW 1 Series 120d M Sport X Drive sounds good?

To be honest, I like the new look and it looks aggressive. I heard good things about the new 1 Series and it is getting better than the previous models.

Of course I would have a little nosey round once the shops are open and safe to do so too.

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by Victor Mildew » Mon May 18, 2020 4:37 pm

False wrote:I’ve started the process of getting rid of mine

Looking forward to a month or two on no payments and then I think I’m gonna take advantage of the depressed market

I’ll never find anything to replace mine so I think I’m gonna go totally different, fancy a 208 gti sport, something small and nippy to play around with and cleanse the palette before going big power again

Dunno


Have you thought about something that's a proper toy? Something like an Atom or chaterham 7. I'd love something in the garage that exists purely for strawberry floating around in :datass:

Also, regarding car viewings, I boughgt my GT four having never driven one or even seen the one I was buying beyond one import picture :shifty:

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PostRe: Car Thread II
by False » Mon May 18, 2020 5:37 pm

I dont have a garage but I wouldnt say no to a toy

its the parking that is the issue now I dont live in a house

also I wanna keep the outlay to less than 10k if I can until I get my life in order, and cruise control would be nice as work is a 100 mile round trip

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PostRe: Car Thread II
by massimo » Mon May 18, 2020 6:32 pm

BOR wrote:Does anybody think the new BMW 1 Series 120d M Sport X Drive sounds good?

To be honest, I like the new look and it looks aggressive. I heard good things about the new 1 Series and it is getting better than the previous models.

Of course I would have a little nosey round once the shops are open and safe to do so too.

I think overall it’s supposed to be a good car. Engine will be great, quick and economical. Can’t get over the looks of this new version though, looks awful.

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PostRe: Car Thread II
by rinks » Tue May 19, 2020 1:31 pm

Victor Mildew wrote:I'd love something in the garage that exists purely for strawberry floating around in :datass:

Such as a van?

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by Victor Mildew » Tue May 19, 2020 1:58 pm

rinks wrote:
Victor Mildew wrote:I'd love something in the garage that exists purely for strawberry floating around in :datass:

Such as a van?


No that sits on your mum's driveway rocking 24/7.

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PostRe: Car Thread II
by rinks » Tue May 19, 2020 2:01 pm

Victor Mildew wrote:
rinks wrote:
Victor Mildew wrote:I'd love something in the garage that exists purely for strawberry floating around in :datass:

Such as a van?


No that sits on your mum's driveway rocking 24/7.

Bedbugs up her arse.

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PostRe: Car Thread II
by Victor Mildew » Tue May 19, 2020 2:02 pm

If there's room left for them yes.

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by Victor Mildew » Sat May 23, 2020 2:23 pm

Can you lovely people please help me with a dumbass car battery question?

the LOL van battery is dead (only has enough juice to operate the door locks really) it's been struggling for a year or so now so it needs a new one anyway really.

It currently (hah) has this fitted:

https://tps.trade/batteries/quantum-096 ... edia-modal

Spec is: 62Ah 600A(EN) 12V

Is there any reason why this would not be a suitable replacement?

https://www.batterycharged.co.uk/shop/b ... 41535.html

The van is a 1.9 diesel.

Thank you in advance!

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by PatSharpsMullet » Sat May 23, 2020 2:46 pm

Would the new one definitely fit properly given that it's slightly taller? If it would, then it should be fine.

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by Victor Mildew » Sat May 23, 2020 2:53 pm

It would yes, there's plenty of clearance.

Thank you!

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by PatSharpsMullet » Sat May 23, 2020 2:56 pm

You may want to give them a call before you order it just to be 100% sure, but the only difference it should make is that it would take slightly longer to charge and add a bit of weight to the van.

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PostRe: Car Thread II
by Victor Mildew » Sat May 23, 2020 3:12 pm

Which is the bit that indicates it would take a little longer? That shouldn't be an issue really. There's batteries on there which seem similar but are about 3 times the price!

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PostRe: Car Thread II
by PatSharpsMullet » Sat May 23, 2020 3:21 pm

It would take longer due to the larger capacity.

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PostRe: Car Thread II
by Victor Mildew » Sat May 23, 2020 3:23 pm

Ah ok, thanks.

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