R9UKE's French Car Blog...

Tell us your ongoing tales and experiences with your French car here. Post pictures of your car here as well.

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CitroJim wrote:Do you make the Nissan Puke up your way Steve?

It's OK, I was only winding you all up... Puke is an excellent moniker for it...

If I really had to run a modern it would be a C4.
Yes, factory is only a couple of miles from me and the damned things are everywhere.
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Deanxm wrote:.............got it, 1989 nissan micra in red with brown nylon seats and a rather plain brown dash...........ooooh only £200

D
Good effort but it has soul in it's crapness. you need somethign that has no soul, is just a tool and shows no flair in its design. Try Hyundai

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Chris570 wrote:
failing that a rover 800
Ooooh... felt that one! [-X

Perfectly timed, it has disappeared from my signature! Swapped it for a Honda Prelude on LPG last night 8-[
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couldn't resist sorry :P
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R9UKE wrote:
Chris570 wrote:
failing that a rover 800
Ooooh... felt that one! [-X

Perfectly timed, it has disappeared from my signature! Swapped it for a Honda Prelude on LPG last night 8-[
Jeeze really, someone exchanged a prelude for a Rover 800, what a nutter.

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Deanxm wrote: Jeeze really, someone exchanged a prelude for a Rover 800, what a nutter.
Not at all Dean, the more of those sort of cars Luke has, the better. When he finally sees the light in the shape of an XM or Activa he'll then really know he's found gold and truly appreciate it for what it is.

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Thank goodness it's gone at long last :x

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I thought the day would never come Mark.

Absolutely Jim, to be honest I really can't wait to own a Xantia V6. I have fond memories of my grandmother's 1.8 LX as I was growing up. Having to input the immobiliser code and then waiting for it to rise before driving off, what a car! It was noticeably more clever and better equipped than her husband's Laguna RN that it shared the driveway with
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R9UKE wrote: Absolutely Jim, to be honest I really can't wait to own a Xantia V6.
Excellent Luke :-D I'm sure one will come your way soon and then you can really enjoy...
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What you want Luke is a Xm V6!
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robert_e_smart wrote:What you want Luke is a Xm V6!
Best of both perhaps :)

S1 PRV or S2 PR Robert?

With the S2 you get the joy of the 4HP20 'box...
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PRV, you have the joy of an automatic gearbox that works! And available in Both Series 1 and 2 guises!
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robert_e_smart wrote:PRV, you have the joy of an automatic gearbox that works! And available in Both Series 1 and 2 guises!
to be fair my autobox works and works well
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Chris570 wrote:
Deanxm wrote:
failing that a rover 800

The right 800 has lots of character :-D
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What Prelude have you got Luke,and what do you think?
Citroen C5 1.6 HDI 110bhp Estate 06 plate

French Mistresses gone.
Citroen C5 HDI Mk 1 hatchback
Vel Satis 3.5 v6
ZX 1.9D Est.
ZX 1.9DHatch
Xantia 1.9td est.
Xantia 2.0 hdi Est.
Xantia V6 MK1
Xantia V6 MK 2