C4 VTS 180 Blog

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Captain Slow
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Well I still have the VTS. Have been through a period of no heating, as the blower motors stopped working. Traced the fault to the resistor behind the glove box. Eventually changed it and once again I have heating! Woo!

I have owned the car for just over a year now, and have covered less than 5k (have done the same on my bike!) but spent a small fortune, including cambelt, new discs, new power steering pump etc. Sometimes I wonder why. Its not the best car in the world, however last night I had a chance to drive it in anger (very rarely drive now, as ride to work most days) and it was great fun. Everything is working properly, and it handles very well indeed. I still want a C6, but did enjoy the C4 last night :twisted:
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I'm the opposite to you now, I used to do many more miles on my bike than in the car, but now I'm doing over 30000 in the C4 VTS 180 & loving it! Even the drag up the A21 & M25 are enlivened by the induction sound & exhaust pop on over run! More than anything is the way the C4 is SO quirky both inside & out. Shame you've had such an expense on a car that is standing still more than not, but that tends to be the way, no car likes not being used.
By the way, I love the looks of the C6 for pretty much the same reason I love the C4, but I sort of got over big cars with the Volvo V70 T5 I had for 7 years!
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I had a sneaky run in mine last night, It's been 6 weeks since it's been started, and it started first kick, and reminded me how much I love it. My favourite windy back road starts 1/2 mile from the house and empty at 2am, and it was surprisingly mild and dry. Good fun that car. I'm bored with the Honda after 3 weeks and 700 miles!
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Ever regretted selling a car....?
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Captain Slow wrote:Ever regretted selling a car....?
I feel for you, sorry the Activa's not working out it looked so good.
On the plus side C4 VTSs seem to be dirt cheap ATM!
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Captain Slow wrote:Ever regretted selling a car....?
yes. My old c5 hdi still for sale in local paper less than a grand now. New brakes all round new turbo new clutch and dmf , only done 12000 miles in the 2&1/2 years since it went from here.