Davie's french attraction.

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There is said BMW. I cant get it taxed online as it has just had a personal plate removed, it says go to post office. Went to PO where i cant tax it starting 1st Jan, cant pre date a tax unless I have the full v5 in my name, I can tax it from today, therfore paying a full month tax fir 8 hours. No PO open to friday so cant get tax til friday. So if I go out in the car before then I am untaxed and could get fined through no fault of my own. Its not my fault that the . Gov site wont take my money!
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And as per usual my photos go side on. You all need a 90degree neck extension :rofl2:

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Looks very nice indeed!
Funny thing is if you click on the pics to expand, they turn the right way up!

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Fake Concern wrote:
31 Dec 2019, 18:01
Looks very nice indeed!
Funny thing is if you click on the pics to expand, they turn the right way up!
I know that, its strange! It needs a good clean, I have done the first job, attaching the fro t numberplate properly with screws. Cant be bothered with sticky pads that dont stick.

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Fake Concern wrote:
31 Dec 2019, 18:01
Funny thing is if you click on the pics to expand, they turn the right way up!
Nope - they just keep getting bigger - 'til they more than fill the screen! #-o

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I have contacted a few on the forum Davie. I intend to have a whip round so you can fill that beast up! :-D

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How about an LPG conversion?

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Don't think I'd use LPG that far North, you could die in the time it took to fill the tank.

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lexi wrote:
06 Jan 2020, 18:10
I have contacted a few on the forum Davie. I intend to have a whip round so you can fill that beast up! :-D
And if I let shaun loose in it then the tank of petrol will last about the same amount of time as the back tyres, approx 1 hour!

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white exec wrote:
06 Jan 2020, 18:50
How about an LPG conversion?
I cant think of a fuel station that has lpg in the local area. For all the mileage it will do I will just have to put up with the poor mpg. I'm not actually expecting it to be any worse than the activa was to be honest. I never got more than 22mpg out of it

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daviemck2006 wrote:
07 Jan 2020, 01:06
lexi wrote:
06 Jan 2020, 18:10
I have contacted a few on the forum Davie. I intend to have a whip round so you can fill that beast up! :-D
And if I let shaun loose in it then the tank of petrol will last about the same amount of time as the back tyres, approx 1 hour!
THAT long?!? Based on what I have read about him I would have thought they would only last a few minutes, followed rapidly by the rest of the car when he finds a tree to wrap it around, a ditch to park it in, or an oil leak to drain the sump with!

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I took the engine and (6sp manual) gearbox out of one of these with my mate - it's 'kin huge!! He's putting it in a Cobra replica, but has been on it about 15 years so far....!!

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The LPG was just an idle thought. Knowing how long you keep members of the fleet, it might never pay for itself! Interesting that LPG is difficult to come by where you are, Davie - in Spain it was unavailable for years, and only introduced a couple of years ago. Owners of huge LPG campers visiting the country were not amused when they found they had to run their V8's on petrol...

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daviemck2006 wrote:
07 Jan 2020, 01:11
white exec wrote:
06 Jan 2020, 18:50
How about an LPG conversion?
I cant think of a fuel station that has lpg in the local area. For all the mileage it will do I will just have to put up with the poor mpg. I'm not actually expecting it to be any worse than the activa was to be honest. I never got more than 22mpg out of it
I don't think it'll be too bad unless you cane it everywhere Davie. Mate of mine at work has one of these, he gets up to 26mpg out of it without too much difficulty.