Best ever real world car?

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Re: Best ever real world car?

Post by captain_70s » Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:51 am

The Reverend Bluejeans wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:33 pm
Can you buy a working one for 1500 quid?
It's a BL design, you can't buy a working one for love nor money.
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Re: Best ever real world car?

Post by christine » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:02 am

1972 log book here....only a tenner !
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Re: Best ever real world car?

Post by AutoshiteBoy » Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:42 pm

Mondeo.
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Re: Best ever real world car?

Post by John F » Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:00 am

AutoshiteBoy wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:42 pm
Mondeo.
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Really?
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Re: Best ever real world car?

Post by AutoshiteBoy » Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:42 am

Yeah.
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Re: Best ever real world car?

Post by panhard65 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:29 am

I had a mondeo in yesterday for a wheel bearing, it turns out you need a special tool to fit them. Ford prices are a fucking joke they want 400 quid to fit a front wheel bearing. I can buy the tool from Laser (not acheap chineese copy) and do the job for just under that (the tool is over £250)
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What fucking moron thought that is a good way to fit a bearing. What was worse is I asked the other garage on site here (they are far bigger than me with 4 ramps and employ a couple of mechanics) if they had the tools.Turns out they don't and they just press them in pushing on the drive flange. When I pointed out this was a bad idea as it risks severe damage to the races and bearings they just said "oh well if it fails I would just tell the customer it's a faulty part" It is no wonder the motor trade gets a bad name.
So no the Mondeo is so far away from being a decent car, even a Picasso is a better bet than anything served up by the blue oval in recent years.
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Re: Best ever real world car?

Post by Bangernomics » Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:53 am

One car does not deliver the goods, you need three. Plus some motorcycles and assorted wheeled items.

1. An xj
2. Van thing/people mover
3. A broken 2cv/Renault 4
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Re: Best ever real world car?

Post by Hooli » Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:56 pm

No one ever needs anything french
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Re: Best ever real world car?

Post by treehugger » Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:35 pm

Letters?
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Re: Best ever real world car?

Post by richardthestag » Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:32 pm

captain_70s wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:51 am
The Reverend Bluejeans wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:33 pm
Can you buy a working one for 1500 quid?
It's a BL design, you can't buy a working one for love nor money.
you is Clarkson and I claim first prize :twisted: :lol:
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