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Post by Xsarahdi » 03 Jun 2009, 18:47

Here is another one.

East Coast Salvage

Search Xantia and it is on the 2nd page, top middle.
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Post by Ross_K » 03 Jun 2009, 22:17

Looks like it's a brother of the ebay one listed recently which ended up going for £250:
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Which makes £1500 a bit hard to swallow:
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I have to admit I'm becoming more and more tempted by the thought of booking a trip to Glasgow for that red one in the 'For Sale' section
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Post by citroen7 » 03 Jun 2009, 22:22

well spotted Ross and i have to agree funds permitting i too would be on the plane to glasgow as £1500 for that car is really OTT
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Post by Ross_K » 03 Jun 2009, 23:17

I've been wondering to myself if I could get the missus to go over to Glasgow for a visit to her parents and "find" that Activa while I'm there. :D :D

It looks like on SORN though so I'd have to fork out for six months tax for the sake of one day's driving to get it back down south here.

Knowing my luck I'd be nabbed by ANPR somewhere after Newry, just before I got over the border.

As far as I know the DVLA don't do tax disc refunds to people living outside the UK, do they? :(

Must talk myself out of it.... Must talk myself out of it....
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Post by Dommo » 06 Jun 2009, 17:33

Ross_K wrote:The silver one's nice alright - pity the steering wheel's on the wrong side.

Oh yeah, I fixed your links for you:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0434146470
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0332815125


Cheers for that, Why didn't the links work? I used the URL button on the top right, and thought it'd work. Obviously not :P
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Post by Ross_K » 07 Jun 2009, 16:09

Another Rxxx RKV Activa - a silver one in Southampton this time...

http://cgi.ebay.ie/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie ... 0379660460

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No boot spoiler though? I thought that was standard on an Activa?
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Post by Ross_K » 08 Jun 2009, 23:01

1999 on a V - £695. Dunno where Sundridge Park is... Somewhere in Kent maybe?

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Post by Sl4yer » 09 Jun 2009, 06:49

Blimey! ANOTHER grey one. I'd never seen a Xantia in this colour until I got mine, and I don't think I've seen another one since!

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Post by XantiaMan » 09 Jun 2009, 08:07

Don't forget mine is grey!

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Post by Sl4yer » 09 Jun 2009, 17:15

XantiaMan583 wrote:Don't forget mine is grey!


Yes, mine's identical to yours except for the shine and the extra go!

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Post by KP » 10 Jun 2009, 08:19

Ross_K wrote:I've been wondering to myself if I could get the missus to go over to Glasgow for a visit to her parents and "find" that Activa while I'm there. :D :D

It looks like on SORN though so I'd have to fork out for six months tax for the sake of one day's driving to get it back down south here.

Knowing my luck I'd be nabbed by ANPR somewhere after Newry, just before I got over the border.

As far as I know the DVLA don't do tax disc refunds to people living outside the UK, do they? :(

Must talk myself out of it.... Must talk myself out of it....


Simple way around it is to insure it for the day, book the MOT in the town of where you are crossing in, ie holyhead or liverpool, then you can drive it legally towards the seaport and back home, then voila you have exported it :-)

or drive over and use a towing frame and tow the girl home :)
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Post by Ross_K » 10 Jun 2009, 11:33

Getting the car from Glasgow to Stranraer wouldn't be a problem. Northern Ireland's the problem - the plod ALWAYS select me for a chat and a search when I come off the ferry. I must have one of those faces, or my name's on a list somewhere... :D Anyway, last time I heard MOT waiting times in Northern Ireland were colossal so I couldn't depend on the MOT loophole unless I was buying at Christmas. ;)

The idea of transporting it is good, but you'd need big huge balls of steel a-framing a car down to Stranraer on the A77... :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

There are car transporter companies who do weekly crossings to the UK and will pick up ebay wins, etc for you but they're about €400-500 for the pleasure. Obviously not a service for the £600 Activa buyer. 8)

I think I'll have to go back over the last few pages and cross-reference with the road tax website to see what's out there with tax.
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Post by citroen7 » 10 Jun 2009, 13:26

ross mots can now be booked online and depending on which centre you use you can get a next day appointment or as i did last week booked at 9am mot at 5pm :D ,my bx was delivered to lisburn from just the other side of liverpool for £250
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Post by Sid_the_Squid » 28 Jun 2009, 14:09

A low millage mk2 Activa in need of saving, reading the description sounds like typical garage ignorance at work.
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Post by Citroenmad » 30 Jun 2009, 19:48

Very low mileage for a 98 car, i hope its saved from being a Peugeot donor. Although it sounds as though that could be its fate, as the first question asks only about its turbo. :(
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