Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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You never know Mike, it's straight and looks complete... No obvious damage to it....

If you fancy it I can point out where I found it :wink:

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She'd kill me.

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Well worth saving if possible I reckon!

Spotted very briefly as it went past in the opposite direction at about 16:30 on the A5/A422 roundabout just outside Milton keynes was what I reckon was a Pug 509. Dark blue or black, didn't get a proper look though as I was too busy trying not to get T-boned by the taxi who had just jumped a red light.

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Ahh, Milton Keynes Taxis... Don't you just love 'em :twisted:

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CitroJim wrote:Ahh, Milton Keynes Taxis... Don't you just love 'em :twisted:
Miss out the Milton Keynes, and just say taxis![emoji49]

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daviemck2006 wrote:
CitroJim wrote:Ahh, Milton Keynes Taxis... Don't you just love 'em :twisted:
Miss out the Milton Keynes, and just say taxis![emoji49]
Yep, that'll be right Davie although yesterday down south-west I actually witnessed a taxi driver giving-way and generally driving with quality ad skill :shock:

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CitroJim wrote:
daviemck2006 wrote:
CitroJim wrote:Ahh, Milton Keynes Taxis... Don't you just love 'em :twisted:
Miss out the Milton Keynes, and just say taxis![emoji49]
Yep, that'll be right Davie although yesterday down south-west I actually witnessed a taxi driver giving-way and generally driving with quality ad skill :shock:
Quite a shocker that but it does happen, albeit rarely - some even use their indicators!

I came out of a shop yesterday to find a taxi - big white Mercedes people carrier thing, parked on the chevrons of a pelican crossing and the enormous driver entering the sandwich shop.
There is no parking on that road anyway, quite narrow and lots of heavy traffic on it but a huge car park 50' away behind the shop.

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Ohh, give him a break Steve, he needed his lunch!!!

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:mrgreen:

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Well if nothing else it proved that my Xantia stops as unnervingly rapidly as it should if you stamp on the middle pedal.

Todays spot was seen just turning out the XScape car park about an hour ago was a Mk I Renault 25.

...darn near considered giving chase to see if they would sell it given how much I miss my R25 Monaco...

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Zelandeth wrote:Well if nothing else it proved that my Xantia stops as unnervingly rapidly as it should if you stamp on the middle pedal.

Todays spot was seen just turning out the XScape car park about an hour ago was a Mk I Renault 25.

...darn near considered giving chase to see if they would sell it given how much I miss my R25 Monaco...
It's really something, even with the ABS issues mine stops on a dime!

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I nearly had the same many years ago when I spotted a pale blue SM going round a roundabout in MK...

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No ABS in my case to worry about!

Saw another Xantia today I didn't recognise. Dark green metallic one heading towards Neath Hill from Conniburrow/Bradwell Common. I gave a wave, but was in the Skoda so probably just confused the driver (granted...think that car confuses everyone when they see a bright orange 80s Skoda Estelle on the road).

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spotted at my workshop and its also for sale

https://www.dropbox.com/s/mnclxadv1w9bo ... 1.jpg?dl=0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

https://www.dropbox.com/s/1ca0o8igjgy2j ... 8.jpg?dl=0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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not French but i though Mr Northern Mike might like this one

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Oooh...yes please...