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Bargain Basement Motoring

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Six Bottles of Wine has just bought me this :!: Case of right place at right time and being cheeky enough to ask.

4-door Clio 1.2, around 38,000 miles surplus to the owner's requirements. Another example of the "On my walk" method of acquiring vehicles as per Gibbo!
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Well pleased

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Thats a good result =D> .

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Heck, after six bottles :drink: :juggle: the vendor can't have been in any shape to ask for anything sensible! :dunno:

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Wine @ £300 a bottle or Tesco's White Cider coloured red type wine ?

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M & S, buy 6 bottles get 25% off Limestone Coast Sauvignon Blanc to be precise :!:

Sellers choice :-D

You have to have a bit of precision in negotiations when you pay for a car in Wine

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I hope you HPI'd it before you handed over the wine. :)

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a £280 (for the pair) car line up :)

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Neil, excellent and well-bought :) Looking forward to seeing a blog on it!

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The six bottles of wine Clio plus 1 battery, one washer motor, two coil springs, one airbag light fiddle about, one hazard warning light switch fiddle about, has just passed its MOT.....well pleased so far :-D

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Brilliant result Neil :D Excellent!!!

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Wahey, Bargain!

...and kind of ironic.

With such a low mileage and depreciation the "cost per mile" over the life of the car to the previous owners must be astronomical

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Reminds me of the chap who bought a man in a pub a pint - & drove home in his Mk2 Zodiac. not that Zodies were worth anything then - but even so

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Worth a bloody fortune now...

A Zodiac will always have happy memories for me... It was in one I heard Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon for the first time in quadraphonic on a Radiomobile quadraphonic 8-track player :)

It fair blew me away...

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
01 Mar 2018, 13:43
Fill your boots Jim! (virtually of course)

$109.99

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8-)

That's a tremendous find Neil :D They must be as rare as the old proverbial and the price somewhat bears that out...

And here's the player for it :)
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Shame quaraphonic never really took off.. It sounded magical...

Interestingly, in my CD research I discovered there was provision in the standard for quadraphonic CD Audio but it was never implemented...

I have one quardaphonic vinyl LP and I keep threatening to build a decoder for it so that i can enjoy it properly! Amongst the tracks is the 1812 Overture... That must sound fantastic in quad :)