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Message 1325051 - Posted: 5 Jan 2013, 20:46:27 UTC

Quite a story, Rob. my grandpa and I tried to put the insurance on his name but then they asked who was going to drive the car and I guess we were just too honest...
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Message 1325099 - Posted: 5 Jan 2013, 23:43:19 UTC

Oh boy Julie.

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Message 1325110 - Posted: 5 Jan 2013, 23:58:50 UTC - in response to Message 1325099.

Oh boy Julie.

And what he did was put things right that once went wrong, and his only hope, was that his next leap, would be the leap home :)
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Message 1325111 - Posted: 6 Jan 2013, 0:00:44 UTC

I think we can be very happy with out insurances.
I only pay €520 a year for a 6 cyl Mondeo.

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Message 1325233 - Posted: 6 Jan 2013, 12:41:27 UTC

That's indeed very reasonable, Mike.
I paid around 400 euro's for my Ford Fiesta.
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Message 1325269 - Posted: 6 Jan 2013, 13:45:31 UTC

Nice car, Mark!
Nice kitties too :)
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Message 1325274 - Posted: 6 Jan 2013, 13:56:36 UTC
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Good to hear you are driving again, Julie, but horrified to hear the price of your insurance. I hope that the No Claims Discount (NCD) builds up rapidly.

Like many others here, including Rob, I pay a better rate for full comprehensive and protected no clains. That is the highest vehicle rate offered and I do not lose my 75% NCD is I have a prrang or two, but I expect there would be a limit.

Similar to Rob, I run a 3.0 diesel 4 x 4 (not a Landie like him) and my annual insurance charge, including Tax, is £361 ($585 or €447)
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Message 1325282 - Posted: 6 Jan 2013, 14:08:45 UTC

Yeah that darn road salt is a killer for the carrossery, my Ford Fiesta had a lot of rust because of it...
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Message 1325657 - Posted: 8 Jan 2013, 1:11:11 UTC
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Sheila's Fiesta rusted more and more each year, and it cost more and more to get it through the MOT until .....


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Message 1325739 - Posted: 8 Jan 2013, 9:52:01 UTC
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Is it me, a very bright light, or is that the sun?

Very close to a Cafe shutdown, fumigate, deep clean and restock of food and vittals.
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Message 1325770 - Posted: 8 Jan 2013, 12:32:32 UTC

Sorry for the sporadic posting, been working a lot :)

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Message 1325782 - Posted: 8 Jan 2013, 13:54:22 UTC - in response to Message 1325657.

Sheila's Fiesta rusted more and more each year, and it cost more and more to get it through the MOT until .....




Exactly the one I had but blue with 4 doors. I loved that car...
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Message 1325855 - Posted: 8 Jan 2013, 21:04:35 UTC - in response to Message 1325739.

Is it me, a very bright light, or is that the sun?

Very close to a Cafe shutdown, fumigate, deep clean and restock of food and vittals.

I better start finishing what's left in the kitchen and bar then :)
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Message 1325871 - Posted: 8 Jan 2013, 21:32:49 UTC - in response to Message 1325782.

Sheila's Fiesta rusted more and more each year, and it cost more and more to get it through the MOT until .....




Exactly the one I had but blue with 4 doors. I loved that car...


I had 2 Fiesta`s
I loved them also.

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Message 1325921 - Posted: 9 Jan 2013, 1:16:24 UTC

Ours was a 4 speed auto, 3 door which we had 11 years until rust underneath took it. The engine was unusual as it was a 1.3 multi fuel injected one, and, according to Ford's literature, nothing under a 1.6 L was used on automatics. Indeed they denied the car existed, but I suspect it was an experimental one.

It was as good as a 1.6 l for acceleration, which I thought was unusual ...
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