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    Anyone own more than one car.

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    I have both an A3 2.0tdi and a 316 compact. However, the 316 spends most of its time in the garage (at home), and with a cost of Ł700 to insure, tax and MOT i'm starting to think, whats the point. Shame really as its a great car, and i've owned it nearly 8 years, but for economy the Audi wins hands down.


    Anyone else own/ run more than one car.

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    I have a GSXR 600 k4 motorbike thats currently sat in the garage waiting for me to finish my ''restriction'' on my license! May 2011 i'll be jumping back aboard it, but for now its just depreciating

    My dad has a S-Class, thats driven around 2,000-4,000 miles a year. Only when theirs a funeral or wedding somewhere in the country my dad will leave their van at home and take the S-Class so it only gets long motorway runs normally to birmingham etc, but the rest of the time its sat in the drive depreciating! Ł50,000 car and its on a trickle charger all its life! :'(

    Plus insurance on the merc is Ł600 a year, and road tax is Ł425 so Ł1,000 just for that!
    Things to do: Lower on coilovers, spacers, front end respray and a full correctional detail!

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    I have a Yamaha FX-HO CRUISER 180HP JET SKI in my mum and dads garage!


    Maritus Blue Audi A4 3.0 V6 S-Line TDi 275bhp, 585nm Torque

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    2008 R1 2004 R6 2.0Tfsi B7 18T b6 mine
    astra gsi turbo 2003 tdi A3 missus
    daughter 16 A3 2001

    oh and a 51 plate mondeo

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    I've got a company car as well as my S3. It's a starship mileage Citroen Xsara diesel. Unfortunately, it's so dull and frustrating to drive that I end using my own car all time even though it costs me loads in petrol and the Xsara is free. I haven't driven the Citroen for months.
    Now: 2001 S3 Nogaro Blue
    Then: 2000 S3 Black

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    i have a 07 vivaro for my plumbing business and an S3. Its expensive but essential. I dont think I would bother having two cars, thats just greedy
    57 A3 2.0 TDI Sportback (140)

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    60 plate Seat exeo Sport (family car) 2.0 tdi 143bhp

    02 Noggy Bam S3 (My toy) 281 Bhp

    05 Octy Vrs my run around 220Bhp (For sale in other vag cars section Ł3,520)

    And 56 plate Race Blue Vrs For Sale 197Bhp (On pistonheads 6350)

    I do a bit of Performance(Mainly Vag/Scooby) trading on the side also Forge Motorsport Seller so keeps me busy.. Main Job is Aerospace tech for GE Aviation.

    As for insurance Ł840 all in Traders Policy. Its great i can drive pretty much anything
    Last edited by S3BAM; 13th January 2011 at 20:06.

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    1969 vw camper
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    1983 MG Metro
    1994 Rover Metro
    2008 Audi S3
    2010 Audi A1

    A nice split between performance and practicality.
    2008 S3 Phantom Black

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    defer is that a Genuine Split screen baby........

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    No its something much better, its a low light early bay. Splitties stopped in 1967
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    Any Pics must say i love the early campers... My friend sold his Split screen last year got just over 15k for it crazy...!!! Was a really nice one though

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    Up until my split from the missus I had, all taxed, insured and MOT'd.

    Escort RS Turbo


    Fiesta RS Turbo


    Audi A4


    Sold the Fiesta just before we split, should have booted her out instead and kept the Fiesta.

    Life begins at 140mph
    Sell my Audi??? Kiss my rings!
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    I've got (well its the Wife's, but I pay for it) a 2002 52 plate A2...

    Its horrible and I don't like it!

    Unfortunately, since I got the A4, neither does she....
    2004 A4 1.8T (190) S-Line Quattro

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    2001 S3
    2002 Renault clio 1.2

    S3 is disabled on the drive while i use the clio, which makes the S3 AMAZING when i drive it

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    I have just bought myself (between Christmas and New Year eve) a black Audi A4 2.6se auto. Nice and smooth, comfortable and the most practical car I have had in a few years

    I also own an Escort mk4 RS Turbo Cabriolet in white with white hood, which I am trying to sell so I can spend some money on the Audi

    Not got funds to use both as the Escort is SORN but will be back in a few months for spring time I think
    FOR SALE!
    MK4 Escort RS Turbo Cabriolet in white Ł1,000 cash sale no offers. PM me for full details.
    And
    Private plate: N11 PJC for sale or swap for some A4 (B5) parts. Any enquiries, message me please

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    Defo worth the wait :)

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    Got the S3 and the missus has a Polo SE.

    Have them both insure on an Admiral Multicar Policy, prices were really good.

    For those that dont use their cars much, cant you do a limited mileage thing, where it charges less if you dont do many miles??

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    currently running an A4 and a Victory 8 ball,used to have A4 Rover v8 M535 and Suzuki Bandit didnt have time to use them all though.

 

 

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