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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Randomjim, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. Randomjim
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    Yea its 225bhp standard but its had a few bits done to it. I did an insurance quote and its just under £800 a year which is fine.
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    That sounds reasonable enough. I queried insurance for a 2001 S6 worth about £10,000. Was quoted £730 and that included using the car for work purposes too.
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    I might add though that I'm 35. About 9 mentally though lol.
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    Nice little motor for the summer.

    The only thing that lets the roadster down is that is looks a bit odd with the roof up. Does look the biz with it down though with those nice shiny roll hoops.
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    Hopefully if we get a summer this year he won't have to worry about the looks with the roof up :happy:. What sort of money is this going for btw?
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    £9995 with about 60k if i remember rightly. It's private though so i would have to find someone to buy mine.
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    Sounds good. If it was me I would definitely be considering buying that.
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    Need to drive one really. But yea i'm very tempted. As it's rare and the wheels are worth plenty on there own.
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    Cant stand the older shaped TT, I understand why people like them but just not my cup of tea at all
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    Thought so.
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    [Mar 17, 2008]
    Ha ha banter banter banter.

    The more i look around the more i think i love my car. So maybe treat it to a few bits for the summer. Ready for the next meet. I dunno ...
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    [Mar 17, 2008]
    Decisions, Decisions!
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    Ha ha time will tell. I want a new car but i also wanna finish mine off.

    I keep getting "when are you getting rid of your old mans family car"
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    Well it was a girl who said that so yea you're right :moa:

    It looks like im gonna keep it a little while longer. Do a few more bits to it then a newer faster audi...
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    Is that not dead money though? Constructive critisism, why spend money on a car you dont like any more, the money you spend on it could cover the difference lost in a trade in deal for a newer car and better base for modding, just an idea
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    but his is bigger than yours :p
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    Better for what? :p
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    Yea i see your point. But i know now after looking around that there's nothing else i want at the moment. Apart from an S5 :ermm:. So i'll proberably end up keeping it another year. Might treat it to some new shoes or something to freshen it up for the summer.
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    Sounds good dude enjoy :)
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    Les 51 A pint of Diesel please!

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    [Mar 18, 2008]
    Are you looking for new or older? How about a mint Lancia Delta Intergrale?? Anywhere between 6k and 10k
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    That sounds like a challenge to me.....
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    Oh i thought it was gonna be old fashioned fisticuffs then for a second
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    tut tut. Lottie getting into scraps again :haudrauf:



    :whistle2:
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    bitch slap you back to Vegas,
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    [Mar 19, 2008]
    Well i know which one i've got more chance winning lol
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    Strip to the waist and fight like men!



    .........i'll get my coat
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    I'm sooooo looking forward to this meet now.:eiertritt:
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    Easy tiger. I'm not getting my moobs out.
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    lottie you better bring a box to stand on im not boxing on my knees
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    [Mar 20, 2008]
    hi m8

    i have been in a similar position to you for the past 3 months, i had a straight 6, 2.5 bm e36 coupe and loved it, and then i started looking for somthing else, i was also seriously considering a mini cooper s but every time i nailed the straight 6 engine of my bmw i couldnt bring my self to get rid :racer:

    any way finally bit the bullet and, and replaced it with an early S3 this weekend and it is by far the best thing ive done ! its everything the Mini copper s trys to be ! im glad i didnt get a mini!

    anyways good luck finding somthing you want :hi:
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    Help i'm bored of my car again lol. The cooper s is definately out of the window. But now i'm thinking maybe a lotus elise or a older boxter. I'm after something go kart like and rear wheel drive. Under 10 grand too. Any thoughts?
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    I wouldnt spend any more money on it if you are bored its just a total waste and it will never keep you happy in the long run

    RWD, hmmm, Honda S2000, Nissan 200sx S15 (import only)
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    I like the idea of a s2000 but it's insurance group 20 apparently and my current insurance company wont insure me untill im 25.
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    Just did a search on a s15 and there's not many about at all. I've always thought they were a very good looking car and obviously very quick. Could be worth a search.
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    Nissan 350Z? You could get one at £10,000 at a push.
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    BMW Z4's worth considering, i used to have one & loved it. Superb RWD handling, peach of an engine & ther're surprisingly practicle. You should be able to find an early 2003 for 10k-ish...
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    Look into the S15 if you want something different, lots of genuine importers about. www.sxoc.com is the owners club, I had an S14 and didnt personally like it as it had **** handling standard but they sorted all that out and upped the power on the S15. Plus they look awesome and they are very rare on the roads
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    Not a real fan of of jap cars.

    My cousin has a 200sx drift car with a 1000 bhp skyline lump in it, he put's it into the european drift championships apparently. Not my cup of tea all that larking around.

    His Pug 205 with 4 wheel drive and a 350 bhp sunny GTIR lump was pretty tasty though.
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    Nickynibbles Damn it where's 7th gear when you need it?!

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    For £10k you could get a Smart Roadster Brabus, 115bhp per ton, mid-engined & rear wheel drive and a total total total laugh to drive!! Not to mention cheap on insurance, tax, and 50mpg+ if your gentle with it. On the downside they're only 2 seats and have no room to carry much! Other option is to get a standard Roadster like mine which dosent have some of the bodywork add-ons of the Brabus nor some of the leather & metal trims in the cabin, but they're on average £2k less for a fully loaded one compared to the Brabus, only 90 bhp per ton as standard but a £150 remap will get you a reliable 120bhp per ton!!

    All i'd say is go for a little test drive just for a laugh, you'd be hard pressed not to break into a smile!
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    Cheers for the input guys i have lots to look through there. I have an importer looking into to what he can do for me on a S15. I hadn't thought of a Z4 but i will definately look into that. The 350z is hard to find for under 10k plus fuel and performance could be better. Brabus roadster... hmmmm i like them but i dunnooooo. Maybe i should take one for a spin.
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