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Post by Charles » Tue May 17, 2022 8:27 pm

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Post by PhillV8S » Tue May 17, 2022 8:54 pm

600k Km! Only 400k Km more to go for the big one. Well done Charles.πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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Post by Charles » Tue May 17, 2022 10:55 pm

PhillV8S wrote: ↑
Tue May 17, 2022 8:54 pm
600k Km! Only 400k Km more to go for the big one. Well done Charles.πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
Not quite Phil - 375k miles is 600k km
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Post by B10BRW » Wed May 18, 2022 10:48 am

Very impressive Charles, before you know it you will be up to half a million :D

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Post by Fast3000 » Wed May 18, 2022 3:36 pm

Congrats Charles.
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2011, 2016, 2018 - Kia Sportage (Rolls Royce customer care)
2007 BMW Z4M E86 Coupe (Animal)
2006 Audi A4 B7 2.0T (Good car)
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1992 Fiat Tipo GT (Fun car)
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Post by Charles » Wed May 18, 2022 3:50 pm

B10BRW wrote: ↑
Wed May 18, 2022 10:48 am
Very impressive Charles, before you know it you will be up to half a million :D
One head gasket at a time, Brian :lol:
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Post by B10BRW » Wed May 18, 2022 4:48 pm

Charles wrote: ↑
Wed May 18, 2022 3:50 pm
B10BRW wrote: ↑
Wed May 18, 2022 10:48 am
Very impressive Charles, before you know it you will be up to half a million :D
One head gasket at a time, Brian :lol:
That means you should only need another 2 :D

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Post by simon13 » Wed May 18, 2022 9:57 pm

keep rollin yo,

My B3s hit 170k the other day
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Post by Marc 76 » Thu May 19, 2022 1:12 pm

Thats quite a number, keep it going Charles!!!
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Post by 330d » Wed May 25, 2022 9:59 pm

Charles wrote: ↑
Tue May 17, 2022 8:27 pm
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Well done!

Would be interesting to know what mechanical work and repairs you have had done with that mileage?

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Post by Wellsy » Thu May 26, 2022 4:14 pm

Would be interesting to know what mechanical work and repairs you have had done with that mileage?
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It's totally original - had 3 new engines, two new bodies.
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Astra Estate

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Post by Charles » Thu May 26, 2022 4:31 pm

Wellsy wrote: ↑
Thu May 26, 2022 4:14 pm
It's totally original - had 3 new engines, two new bodies.
Cheeky monkey!!!
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Post by Charles » Thu May 26, 2022 4:32 pm

330d wrote: ↑
Wed May 25, 2022 9:59 pm
Would be interesting to know what mechanical work and repairs you have had done with that mileage?
One new head, one new block, 4 new head gaskets, 2 engine rebuilds, 2 gearbox rebuilds, all other wear and tear items replaced as and when necessary - costs run to significantly less than depreciation and running costs on 3 or 4 new cars in the same period
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Renault Grand Espace - not mine but the wife's!

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Post by Wellsy » Thu May 26, 2022 5:42 pm

Cheeky monkey!!!
Apologies couldn't resist - As Trigger said its well maintained.... :D :D
E90 D3 Biturbo 2009 No114
Black with Gold Decals
Piano black interior trim (looking for trim with Gold inlay)
Upgraded Stereo system

Previous Cars - first to last. (Seen others doing this so thought why not).
Mk1 Escort - 1300 XL
Classic Mini X2
Nova SRi
Mondeo ST24 RS pack
Golf GTi Mk2 8v
Golf GTi Mk1 1.6 project car
Audi A6 2.8se
Audi A4 Quattro
Audi A4 Sline
Rav4
Discovery 2 2.5 td5 ES
Golf 1.9Tdi Estate
Renault Espace - not a looker but great inside
Astra Estate

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