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    Thread: Stereo, Clutch Cable, Brake Lines
Post: RE: Stereo, Clutch Cable, Brake Lines

Brake lines now sold
C.A.R. Parts 1 601 30-06-2015, 01:20 PM
    Thread: No Longer in the Fold
Post: RE: No Longer in the Fold

£950 in the end. I know Tom, time has really flown by. Company car is massively boring, trying to convince my dad to invest in a project car we can both drive / tinker with before he gets too old! Am...
C.A.R. The Couch 9 1,050 28-06-2015, 10:30 PM
    Thread: No Longer in the Fold
Post: No Longer in the Fold

After just 9 hours on eBay my trusty 306 DTurbo sold last weekend, and I was very sorry to see her go :( Looking at the log book I notice I was only 1 week shy of having owned it for 3 years - the lo...
C.A.R. The Couch 9 1,050 28-06-2015, 09:24 PM
    Thread: Stereo, Clutch Cable, Brake Lines
Post: Stereo, Clutch Cable, Brake Lines

Recently sold my old faithful so it's time to clear out some spares I have knocking around in the garage. First up is the OEM Clarion stereo, the CD mechanism skips occasionally when going over bumps...
C.A.R. Parts 1 601 28-06-2015, 09:11 PM
    Thread: 2001 HDi DTurbo Moonstone Blue - £900 ONO
Post: RE: 2001 HDi DTurbo Moonstone Blue - £1,000 ONO

£900 Need it gone :( Took it out for a spin the other day (stop the battery going flat) and boy I'm going to miss this car. I'm used to driving the family Nissan Note or my boat-like Mondeo, so this...
C.A.R. Cars 33 8,065 12-05-2015, 10:43 PM
    Thread: My dad has a small Slot Car problem...
Post: RE: My dad has a small Slot Car problem...

(29-04-2015, 10:43 PM)Toms306 Wrote: Impressive...but whats the point? :s What's the point in anything? I think we all need a hobby. I collect / make rc cars. It's a form of escapism - I can't affo...
C.A.R. The Couch 15 1,678 30-04-2015, 08:00 AM
    Thread: My dad has a small Slot Car problem...
Post: RE: My dad has a small Slot Car problem...

Yup! 306 Maxi 205 T16 405 Dakar 406 Btcc x2 406 Coupe Btcc 206 Wrc 307 Wrc Just off the top of my head - there's probably others haha
C.A.R. The Couch 15 1,678 29-04-2015, 08:41 PM
    Thread: My dad has a small Slot Car problem...
Post: My dad has a small Slot Car problem...

Recently helped my dad make a display unit for 'most' of his slot car collection. When I say most, there are still an awful lot of these things on the opposite wall, either still in their boxes or par...
C.A.R. The Couch 15 1,678 29-04-2015, 07:22 PM
    Thread: 2001 HDi DTurbo Moonstone Blue - £900 ONO
Post: RE: 2001 HDi DTurbo Moonstone Blue - £1,000 ONO

(19-04-2015, 04:14 PM)Iceman299 Wrote: You should mot it regardless of interest. Won't be worth as much without/little mot  Goes without saying really I guess. Just want someone to buy it and look ...
C.A.R. Cars 33 8,065 29-04-2015, 06:47 PM
    Thread: 2001 HDi DTurbo Moonstone Blue - £900 ONO
Post: RE: Wotsit Worth?

Took this out for a little drive yesterday to make sure it doesn't just sit unused. Feels fantastic coming from my partners Nissan Note! The MOT runs out at the end of the month, but I have no reason...
C.A.R. Cars 33 8,065 19-04-2015, 03:47 PM
    Thread: RetroPug's New Daily
Post: RE: RetroPug's New Daily

Excellent stuff. My friend has a 1.4 Polo TDi which does similar MPG, but it's a lot older and worse for wear than your Fiesta. My company Ford Mondeo has the 2.0 diesel and even though its not my f...
C.A.R. The Couch 63 7,490 19-04-2015, 03:44 PM
    Thread: 306 HDi question
Post: RE: 306 HDi question

Up until 2 weeks ago I was doing 45 miles a day in my 306 HDi and it lapped it up, no sweat. Cambelt recently done, serviced properly, shouldn't let you down. Like others have said, look after it and...
C.A.R. The Couch 34 4,606 16-04-2015, 08:44 PM
    Thread: Peugeot 308 R Hybrid...500hp...AWD
Post: RE: Peugeot 308 R Hybrid...500hp...AWD

(16-04-2015, 07:44 PM)Niall Wrote: (16-04-2015, 07:38 PM)bigcheez2k3 Wrote: The Pikes Peak and Dakar cars say otherwise. Lol this! Just because Peugeot haven't entered the Le Mans this year doesn'...
C.A.R. The Couch 20 1,486 16-04-2015, 08:32 PM
    Thread: Peugeot 308 R Hybrid...500hp...AWD
Post: RE: Peugeot 308 R Hybrid...500hp...AWD

Desperate cry for attention, IMO. Peugeot has no real racing pedigree anymore, IIRC they haven't entered their HDi Le Mans Prototype this year either, so will they even be involved in endurance racin...
C.A.R. The Couch 20 1,486 16-04-2015, 07:30 PM
    Thread: Interstellar
Post: RE: Interstellar

(06-04-2015, 08:34 PM)RetroPug Wrote: Most of it was good but got a bit silly and surreal at the end for my liking. Agree, I love the theory and the story, but got the impression that things were sp...
C.A.R. The Couch 17 1,729 15-04-2015, 11:30 PM
    Thread: New Cars for Me Too!
Post: RE: New Cars for Me Too!

(12-04-2015, 12:26 AM)THE_Liam Wrote: CSB. NMD. Eh? (12-04-2015, 06:07 AM)Poodle Wrote: Are you still here? Sort of. Been incredibly busy with work! Been a bit of a roller-coaster of late.
C.A.R. The Couch 5 1,051 12-04-2015, 07:56 AM
    Thread: my car search is over!
Post: RE: my car search is over!

(11-04-2015, 11:24 PM)Dum-Dum Wrote: 1.8 petrol in that? Well on the up side at least nobody is ever going to want to steal it. Why? It's a fantastic unit?
C.A.R. The Couch 23 5,589 12-04-2015, 07:54 AM
    Thread: New Cars for Me Too!
Post: New Cars for Me Too!

Seems everyone is upgrading / moving away from their 306 these days - sad times :( So Nat (my Fiance) previously had a Kia Picanto, which was tiny, weezy and generally poo. With baby #2 due in June i...
C.A.R. The Couch 5 1,051 11-04-2015, 06:32 PM
    Thread: 2001 HDi DTurbo Moonstone Blue - £900 ONO
Post: RE: Wotsit Worth?

I'm not great at taking photographs- if there is anything you would like to see in more detail please shout up! I took these just now: [Image: http://i430.photobucket.com/albums/qq25/...1/Pug1.jpg] ...
C.A.R. Cars 33 8,065 11-04-2015, 06:07 PM
    Thread: What would you buy?!?
Post: RE: What would you buy?!?

If it's primarily a works vehicle, for your own company, why don't you lease as a company car? Then you can have something brand new for very little outlay, plus plenty of money for a weekend toy...
C.A.R. The Couch 30 5,101 11-04-2015, 06:03 PM
    Thread: my car search is over!
Post: RE: my car search is over!

How anyone can complain about the dash in these I'll never know - they must be used to Hyper cars I assume?! It's like a space-ship. I was so close to buying one of these (almost a moonstone blue col...
C.A.R. The Couch 23 5,589 11-04-2015, 05:46 PM
    Thread: 2001 HDi DTurbo Moonstone Blue - £900 ONO
Post: RE: Wotsit Worth?

Currently located in Baldock, North Herts (near Letchworth) I'll get some more recent pictures up asap. It's had a decent clean recently too.
C.A.R. Cars 33 8,065 11-04-2015, 05:33 PM
    Thread: 2001 HDi DTurbo Moonstone Blue - £900 ONO
Post: RE: Wotsit Worth?

Officially for sale now. Will update / create an appropriate thread when I have some time. New company car is a beast! As above, looking at a figure of £1,000 ONO - and genuine offers will be consid...
C.A.R. Cars 33 8,065 10-04-2015, 08:18 PM
    Thread: Find my sister a car.
Post: RE: Find my sister a car.

(30-03-2015, 11:17 AM)Iceman299 Wrote: (30-03-2015, 11:15 AM)C.A.R. Wrote: Financially a diesel doesnt' make much sense unless you're doing at least 10,000 miles. How did you work that one out? It...
C.A.R. The Couch 33 5,691 30-03-2015, 12:52 PM
    Thread: Find my sister a car.
Post: RE: Find my sister a car.

You say she will be doing the ocassional long journey, but how many miles on average does she do per year? Financially a diesel doesnt' make much sense unless you're doing at least 10,000 miles. Ho...
C.A.R. The Couch 33 5,691 30-03-2015, 11:15 AM