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Re: BMW MINI

#41 Post by rich. » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:58 am


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Re: BMW MINI

#42 Post by GHT » Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:42 pm

rich. wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:58 am
ok, its not an accord, but :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool:
https://www.leboncoin.fr/voitures/13805 ... tm?ca=18_s
Rich, what I can't decide is, did your DNA have an attractive appreciation by-pass, or, did the attractive appreciation gene miss it's mark at the moment of conception?
You seem to wet your pants over the bland, the boring and the downright banal.

Now if it's the latter, that could spell problems for classic car lovers of the future. What really, really worries me is, if one your sprogs at sometime in the distant future,
finds a forum like this, and horror of all horrors, shows the same tendency to wet themselves over something like this: (Hopefully I shall be in banger graveyard by then.)
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Re: BMW MINI

#43 Post by gazza82 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:17 pm

rich. wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:26 pm
gazza82 wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:46 pm
rich. wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:59 am
austin 1100? lovely little cars, much cheaper than a mini & just as much fun... failing that nissan micra k10, :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: they must be over 30 years old by now..
I've got a K11 for sale .. one owner from new and she's 89 next month! (The driver not the car!)
pics please! car & granny ;)
Here's the car .. it's been sitting for some time as she refused to get rid of it saying she might need it .. she has now been convinced that driving is not on her agenda any more!!
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The 89 year old is my Mum!! And no recent pics!
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Re: BMW MINI

#44 Post by Martin Evans » Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:02 pm

Stick big wheels on it and it could be one of these Image Datsun Joke :oops:
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Re: BMW MINI

#45 Post by rich. » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:56 am

gazza82 wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:17 pm
rich. wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:26 pm
gazza82 wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:46 pm


I've got a K11 for sale .. one owner from new and she's 89 next month! (The driver not the car!)
pics please! car & granny ;)
Here's the car .. it's been sitting for some time as she refused to get rid of it saying she might need it .. she has now been convinced that driving is not on her agenda any more!!

Micra.jpg


The 89 year old is my Mum!! And no recent pics!
nice! miles & price please :thumbs:

meanwhile.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Skoda-Rapid- ... rmvSB=true

:drool: :drool: :drool: :drool:

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Re: BMW MINI

#46 Post by gazza82 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:06 am

rich. wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:56 am

nice! miles & price please :thumbs:
PM'd you.
"If you're driving on the edge ... you're leaving too much room!"

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Re: BMW MINI

#47 Post by JPB » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:09 am

Hmm, that certainly is a nicely presented Skoda but why, when any number of Yamaha/Toyota/Subaru DOHCs would fit, would someone replace a basically pretty reliable engine with one that takes the VED into the next capacity bracket and provides very little extra power? Looks good? So what, nobody will see the engine unless the car is standing in a layby with clouds of water vapour billowing out.
Have a sensible alternative:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Citroen-C15- ... Sw9qJaax3e

Now that is surely worth this many dribblers: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :thumbs:

Seems only yesterday that every second household had at least one of these on their drive. :(
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Re: BMW MINI

#49 Post by JJheritage » Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:07 pm

I have a mark 3 Mini that I'm looking to insure with my Jaguar and I'm looking for a great insurance company, ideally one that does multi-car cover. I have heard about Heritage Classic Car Insurance (https://www.heritagecarinsurance.co.uk/) and that they are really helpful and friendly, but I like to have at least two companies to compare with each other. Anyone have any suggestions?

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Re: BMW MINI

#50 Post by Luxobarge » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:32 pm

Our Minor and MG Midget are insured on a multi-car policy with RH insurance specialists, they've been fine so far, premium has remained fairly static over quite a few years now. Worth a call?
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