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« on: 08 November 2017, 17:06:36 »

 I love the shade of blue. :y

Similar to what Mark DTM has just bought, I think.















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« Reply #1 on: 08 November 2017, 17:14:31 »

Nice!  8)  I thought they'd sent a Fiesta Diesel.  ;D
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« Reply #2 on: 08 November 2017, 17:38:41 »

Nice!  8)  I thought they'd sent a Fiesta Diesel.  ;D

This very car is up for sale at Jaguar Watford for the paltry sum of £39950. Nothing to a man of your means, Sir Tig. :)
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« Reply #3 on: 08 November 2017, 17:44:16 »

Mark has bought a black, go faster one.
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« Reply #4 on: 08 November 2017, 17:48:08 »

Bit of a gay colour
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« Reply #5 on: 08 November 2017, 17:50:51 »

Bit of a gay colour
I didnít like to say. I hope it doesnít clash with his cravat.
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« Reply #6 on: 08 November 2017, 18:02:05 »

Bit of a gay colour

Caesium blue....I think.Could be wrong though.
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« Reply #7 on: 08 November 2017, 18:25:24 »

Nice!  8)  I thought they'd sent a Fiesta Diesel.  ;D

This very car is up for sale at Jaguar Watford for the paltry sum of £39950. Nothing to a man of your means, Sir Tig. :)

A man of your means should be able to afford a decent gardener M'lud.   ::)

Look at all those leaves!  :o  Sack the lazy bastid!  :y
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« Reply #8 on: 08 November 2017, 18:28:21 »

Nice!  8)  I thought they'd sent a Fiesta Diesel.  ;D

This very car is up for sale at Jaguar Watford for the paltry sum of £39950. Nothing to a man of your means, Sir Tig. :)

A man of your means should be able to afford a decent gardener M'lud.   ::)

Look at all those leaves!  :o  Sack the lazy bastid!  :y
And now that his orangery has been cleared away, plenty of room for another jag out there.  ;D
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« Reply #9 on: 08 November 2017, 18:36:26 »

To be fair it's quite a nice car to drive.

It has an impressive amount of low down torque but in line with every diesel car I've driven it runs out of revs just when it should be 'coming on cam'

Bit like sex without a climax really. ::)
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« Reply #10 on: 08 November 2017, 18:42:46 »

To be fair it's quite a nice car to drive.

It has an impressive amount of low down torque but in line with every diesel car I've driven it runs out of revs just when it should be 'coming on cam'

Bit like sex without a climax really. ::)


The ladies like a bit of low down torque and staying power M'lud.  ;)

Maybe your all revs and no action?  :-\  ::)  :)
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« Reply #11 on: 08 November 2017, 18:46:25 »

To be fair it's quite a nice car to drive.

It has an impressive amount of low down torque but in line with every diesel car I've driven it runs out of revs just when it should be 'coming on cam'

Bit like sex without a climax really. ::)


The ladies like a bit of low down torque and staying power M'lud.  ;)

Maybe your all revs and no action?  :-\  ::)  :)

Range not so good either diesels have better range as well  :D
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« Reply #12 on: 08 November 2017, 19:09:30 »

Is it the proper diesel, in V6 formation, and around 300bhp?
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« Reply #13 on: 08 November 2017, 19:42:54 »

Is it the proper diesel, in V6 formation, and around 300bhp?

I've just looked at the specification.

300 BHP and a faintly ridiculous 516 lb ft of twist :o :o :o

I thought it felt quite nippy.

.......my XFR has only 461 lb ft of torque. :-\.........but 503 BHP. :y :y
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« Reply #14 on: 08 November 2017, 20:17:41 »

It really doesnít matter how many bhpís or torques it has, there is nowhere to use them in this country. My 2.0 derv astra is as fast as I could possibly need. Did a naughty overtake today on a 60mph single carriageway and was doing 90 before I knew it. The motorways are full of 50mph speed limits and variable speed limits and stupid, ignorant drivers. You just canít do any more than 90-95 without seriously threatening your existence.
To use Lord Optiís parlance, itís no good having a 15 inch dick when all the women have 12 inch fannies. The extra 3 inches are just no use.  ;D


Apart from that, having a swanky, luxurious car is very nice and I would love a jag. But all this old school top trumps attitude might be good down the pub, or on a car forum, but is useless in real life.


And itís days are definitely numbered  ::)
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« Reply #15 on: 08 November 2017, 20:23:52 »

Personally I like the colour. Imho there's far too many black silver and grey cars on uk roads.


That said, you can keep the black alloys  ;D
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« Reply #16 on: 08 November 2017, 20:24:54 »

Mark has bought the sensible option.
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« Reply #17 on: 08 November 2017, 20:25:50 »

It really doesnít matter how many bhpís or torques it has, there is nowhere to use them in this country. My 2.0 derv astra is as fast as I could possibly need. Did a naughty overtake today on a 60mph single carriageway and was doing 90 before I knew it. The motorways are full of 50mph speed limits and variable speed limits and stupid, ignorant drivers. You just canít do any more than 90-95 without seriously threatening your existence.
To use Lord Optiís parlance, itís no good having a 15 inch dick when all the women have 12 inch fannies. The extra 3 inches are just no use.  ;D


Apart from that, having a swanky, luxurious car is very nice and I would love a jag. But all this old school top trumps attitude might be good down the pub, or on a car forum, but is useless in real life.


And itís days are definitely numbered  ::)

I know scouse girls are prone to loose knicker elastic when they've downed a few trebles during happy hour.......but even so. :D ;)
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« Reply #18 on: 08 November 2017, 20:30:42 »

Hmmmm.....not really my point.
The best car Iíve ever had, in my opinion, was a humble rover. A 623 SLi with the Honda 2.3 power unit. Really soft and comfortable drive, but Christ it could move when you wanted it to. Definitely towards the bottom of the top trump pile, but everything you need in a saloon car.
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« Reply #19 on: 08 November 2017, 20:31:46 »

Mark has bought the sensible option.

I agree. Almost forty thousand pounds for a lumpy old derv drinker is not something I would do.

See how sensible I can be when I try.  :)
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« Reply #20 on: 08 November 2017, 20:40:29 »

Hmmmm.....not really my point.
The best car Iíve ever had, in my opinion, was a humble rover. A 623 SLi with the Honda 2.3 power unit. Really soft and comfortable drive, but Christ it could move when you wanted it to. Definitely towards the bottom of the top trump pile, but everything you need in a saloon car.

I like a car with good shove 35-80 for overtaking dodderers on A and B roads. 9-5 aero had the optimum power/torque compared to running costs. The M140i was more power than you could reasonably deploy on uk roads.
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« Reply #21 on: 08 November 2017, 20:43:24 »

Hmmmm.....not really my point.
The best car Iíve ever had, in my opinion, was a humble rover. A 623 SLi with the Honda 2.3 power unit. Really soft and comfortable drive, but Christ it could move when you wanted it to. Definitely towards the bottom of the top trump pile, but everything you need in a saloon car.

I like a car with good shove 35-80 for overtaking dodderers on A and B roads. 9-5 aero had the optimum power/torque compared to running costs. The M140i was more power than you could reasonably deploy on uk roads.
Exactly, Jimmy. My derv is not good from the lights, it changes gear three times before I hit 30. But from then on it has oodles of grunt, even when the revs are low.
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« Reply #22 on: 08 November 2017, 22:53:55 »

Hmmmm.....not really my point.
The best car Iíve ever had, in my opinion, was a humble rover. A 623 SLi with the Honda 2.3 power unit. Really soft and comfortable drive, but Christ it could move when you wanted it to. Definitely towards the bottom of the top trump pile, but everything you need in a saloon car.

I like a car with good shove 35-80 for overtaking dodderers on A and B roads. 9-5 aero had the optimum power/torque compared to running costs. The M140i was more power than you could reasonably deploy on uk roads.

Clearly not trying hard enough Jimmy  ;D
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« Reply #23 on: 08 November 2017, 23:04:25 »

In all honesty I couldn't put that car anywhere near its limits on a regular B road and I'm not ashamed to admit it.

I had her well into three figures, don't get me wrong. But unless all these pistonheads frequenters have much greater skills than I, there are some mighty Keyboard warriors out there.

Sure, you can blat it flat out down the slip road, or away from a roundabout, but that hardly requires much dexterity does it?

The problem is it's not really a lot of fun at that kind of pace, I'd much rather have a GT86/mx5/mk1 boxster and actually be able to explore the limits of the cars performance
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« Reply #24 on: 08 November 2017, 23:30:57 »

It really doesnít matter how many bhpís or torques it has, there is nowhere to use them in this country. My 2.0 derv astra is as fast as I could possibly need. Did a naughty overtake today on a 60mph single carriageway and was doing 90 before I knew it. The motorways are full of 50mph speed limits and variable speed limits and stupid, ignorant drivers. You just canít do any more than 90-95 without seriously threatening your existence.
To use Lord Optiís parlance, itís no good having a 15 inch dick when all the women have 12 inch fannies. The extra 3 inches are just no use.  ;D


Apart from that, having a swanky, luxurious car is very nice and I would love a jag. But all this old school top trumps attitude might be good down the pub, or on a car forum, but is useless in real life.


And itís days are definitely numbered  ::)

Until I was 50, I laughed in the face of that kind of talk. Now it makes perfect sense. Its probably because I'm getting old, but its the reason I gave up riding motorbikes. A short but objective talk with myself showed I couldn't justify it any more for all the reasons you mention.
Plus needing a licence to commute became essential for the first time in 30 years.
Oh for the days of yore, when roads were often empty and getting chased by the cops was a sport for both participants.  :'(   ;D
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« Reply #25 on: 09 November 2017, 07:53:19 »

In all honesty I couldn't put that car anywhere near its limits on a regular B road and I'm not ashamed to admit it.

I had her well into three figures, don't get me wrong. But unless all these pistonheads frequenters have much greater skills than I, there are some mighty Keyboard warriors out there.

Sure, you can blat it flat out down the slip road, or away from a roundabout, but that hardly requires much dexterity does it?

The problem is it's not really a lot of fun at that kind of pace, I'd much rather have a GT86/mx5/mk1 boxster and actually be able to explore the limits of the cars performance

I agree with you there, you just can`t exploit it on B roads (My 370z is roughly the same performance wise), Clio Sports and the like will run rings round them.

I have had some very good runs on some decent A roads though, particularly the A166 from York to Driffield where you can use the overtaking abilities that the MX5 and GT86 just don`t have. The only problems with roads like that is that they are popular with the bikers which in turn brings unmarked plod cars.
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« Reply #26 on: 09 November 2017, 08:42:47 »

Yes same derivative as mine (all be it the S version with go faster bling).

Jag do seem very good at giving out tempting courtesy cars, they also have by far the best and most friendly dealerships (way above the BMW/Merc/Audi ones in my experience)
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« Reply #27 on: 09 November 2017, 09:24:53 »

In all honesty I couldn't put that car anywhere near its limits on a regular B road and I'm not ashamed to admit it.

I had her well into three figures, don't get me wrong. But unless all these pistonheads frequenters have much greater skills than I, there are some mighty Keyboard warriors out there.

Sure, you can blat it flat out down the slip road, or away from a roundabout, but that hardly requires much dexterity does it?

The problem is it's not really a lot of fun at that kind of pace, I'd much rather have a GT86/mx5/mk1 boxster and actually be able to explore the limits of the cars performance

All slightly 'effete'

Cars designed for girlies to drive to the hairdresser, or the gay man to drive to the gym. ::)

The Datsun 370Z  that Mr Gav owns is more of a proper old-fashioned sports car similar to the Healey 3000 with a nice straight six up front.
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« Reply #28 on: 09 November 2017, 09:33:28 »

Yes same derivative as mine (all be it the S version with go faster bling).

Jag do seem very good at giving out tempting courtesy cars, they also have by far the best and most friendly dealerships (way above the BMW/Merc/Audi ones in my experience)

You've made a good choice as the new XF is a proper drivers car ( with the appropriate engine) ::)

The old XF seems more cumbersome in comparison with far more scuttle and bonnet in front of the driver. The new XF seems the smaller car yet it has more space, especially in the rear.
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« Reply #29 on: 09 November 2017, 09:40:33 »

It really doesnít matter how many bhpís or torques it has, there is nowhere to use them in this country. My 2.0 derv astra is as fast as I could possibly need. Did a naughty overtake today on a 60mph single carriageway and was doing 90 before I knew it.


Apart from that, having a swanky, luxurious car is very nice and I would love a jag. But all this old school top trumps attitude might be good down the pub, or on a car forum, but is useless in real life.


The Zaf is a has reasonable go, like yours to get moving bit sluggish but once rolling it ain't bad being 2.0 diesel as well.

Coming out of 50mph section, drop it down a few and it's at 90 quite swiftly.

But, what I miss that the 3.2 has is effortless power, the ease at which is pulls away without getting in a sweat. So the power does not need to give outright speed :)
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« Reply #30 on: 09 November 2017, 10:19:53 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)
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« Reply #31 on: 09 November 2017, 10:24:44 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

Don't know but it's expensive piss!  :-\

I was with my mate the other day in his Disco 4 and the AdBlue message popped up, so we bought a big bottle (2ltrs) for a tenner and chucked it in.  The light didn't go out, so the AdBlue tank must be a biggun and I don't think you'll need to worry about it on your loaner.  ;)
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« Reply #32 on: 09 November 2017, 10:25:53 »

In all honesty I couldn't put that car anywhere near its limits on a regular B road and I'm not ashamed to admit it.

I had her well into three figures, don't get me wrong. But unless all these pistonheads frequenters have much greater skills than I, there are some mighty Keyboard warriors out there.

Sure, you can blat it flat out down the slip road, or away from a roundabout, but that hardly requires much dexterity does it?

The problem is it's not really a lot of fun at that kind of pace, I'd much rather have a GT86/mx5/mk1 boxster and actually be able to explore the limits of the cars performance

All slightly 'effete'

Cars designed for girlies to drive to the hairdresser, or the gay man to drive to the gym. ::)

The Datsun 370Z  that Mr Gav owns is more of a proper old-fashioned sports car similar to the Healey 3000 with a nice straight six up front.

Somebody on the Nissan forum said it was a analogue car in a digital age in a discussion comparing it with the new M4`s and Audi`s like the TT RS and RS4`s due to the lack of gadgets, which I find is part of the charm.
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« Reply #33 on: 09 November 2017, 12:21:07 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

Don't know but it's expensive piss!  :-\

I was with my mate the other day in his Disco 4 and the AdBlue message popped up, so we bought a big bottle (2ltrs) for a tenner and chucked it in.  The light didn't go out, so the AdBlue tank must be a biggun and I don't think you'll need to worry about it on your loaner.  ;)

He was done!

AdBlue is circa £10-12 per 10 litres (and less in many places), they consume around 1litre per 500+ miles
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« Reply #34 on: 09 November 2017, 12:27:24 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

The dealer will sort it for you 'me-lord'. plus you get three levels of warning before it refuses to re-start....then it needs at least 3-4 litres to clear it.
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« Reply #35 on: 09 November 2017, 13:21:07 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

Don't know but it's expensive piss!  :-\

I was with my mate the other day in his Disco 4 and the AdBlue message popped up, so we bought a big bottle (2ltrs) for a tenner and chucked it in.  The light didn't go out, so the AdBlue tank must be a biggun and I don't think you'll need to worry about it on your loaner.  ;)

He was done!

AdBlue is circa £10-12 per 10 litres (and less in many places), they consume around 1litre per 500+ miles

Well yes, but we bought it at a petrol station in Uig on the Isle of Skye.  ::)

I guess it usually gets topped up at service and as neither of us had any experience of AdBlue, we thought it best to bung some in as the Disco is fairly new.  ;)
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« Reply #36 on: 09 November 2017, 13:59:08 »

Ah Pig urine used to lower emisssions.  ;D ;D
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Ah Pig urine used to lower emisssions.  ;D ;D

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« Reply #38 on: 09 November 2017, 17:42:19 »

But, what I miss that the 3.2 has is effortless power, the ease at which is pulls away without getting in a sweat. So the power does not need to give outright speed :)
That's the key thing for me.

I must be getting old, as I haven't even attempted to max the Shaguar out, suspect it has a limiter anyway.

But its that effortless (and reasonably prompt) getting to desired speed that makes me like more powerful engines.

I went for the ZX10 due to effortless power - want to overtake, don't bother dropping it a load of pegs.  Actually, I never attempted to max that either.  Or the Omegas.  They are all just too quick to max on UK roads safely, as current drivers (as all bikers will know) have no concept of anyone approaching at speed...    ...added to the VAG mentality of pulling into the outside lane without looking, as as long as they indicate, that's fine  >:(
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« Reply #39 on: 09 November 2017, 17:43:52 »

Or the Omegas.
That's a bloody lie. I tried to with Tractor, but failed, ending in a big stop on the motorway, when some pillock didn't see me coming.
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« Reply #40 on: 09 November 2017, 18:53:22 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

Don't know but it's expensive piss!  :-\

I was with my mate the other day in his Disco 4 and the AdBlue message popped up, so we bought a big bottle (2ltrs) for a tenner and chucked it in.  The light didn't go out, so the AdBlue tank must be a biggun and I don't think you'll need to worry about it on your loaner.  ;)
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« Reply #41 on: 09 November 2017, 21:25:50 »


But, what I miss that the 3.2 has is effortless power, the ease at which is pulls away without getting in a sweat. So the power does not need to give outright speed :)

Agreed! The Volvo doesn't have this and it (along with a slush box) would make commuting a whole lot more enjoyable. There are a number of low mileage 3.2 vectra elites at or below the £1k mark which look tempting for an lpg kit  :-X
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« Reply #42 on: 09 November 2017, 22:19:33 »

I think the trade of between Ďeffortless powerí and mpg is not one Iíd be prepared to pay. The economic price of having the smooth acceleration under my right foot, should I need it, would be to double my fuel bills.
Iíll put up with noisy, clattery power for the sake of my wallet.
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« Reply #43 on: 10 November 2017, 07:43:37 »


But, what I miss that the 3.2 has is effortless power, the ease at which is pulls away without getting in a sweat. So the power does not need to give outright speed :)

Agreed! The Volvo doesn't have this and it (along with a slush box) would make commuting a whole lot more enjoyable. There are a number of low mileage 3.2 vectra elites at or below the £1k mark which look tempting for an lpg kit  :-X

Work has been busier recently, so when going home I far preferred an auto. As just pop it in D and just go, no matter what the traffic just easily and quickly pull away. No need for fast gear changes manual style!

I drove 3.2 yesterday and pulled away from lights with ease and just kept pulling, seriously considering LPGing it now.
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« Reply #44 on: 10 November 2017, 11:57:11 »

In your shoes I would do it, 100%. My concern over a v6 omega would be finding a good one. As you don't have that problem, it seems like a no-brainer.
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« Reply #45 on: 10 November 2017, 16:33:11 »


But, what I miss that the 3.2 has is effortless power, the ease at which is pulls away without getting in a sweat. So the power does not need to give outright speed :)

Agreed! The Volvo doesn't have this and it (along with a slush box) would make commuting a whole lot more enjoyable. There are a number of low mileage 3.2 vectra elites at or below the £1k mark which look tempting for an lpg kit  :-X

Work has been busier recently, so when going home I far preferred an auto. As just pop it in D and just go, no matter what the traffic just easily and quickly pull away. No need for fast gear changes manual style!

I drove 3.2 yesterday and pulled away from lights with ease and just kept pulling, seriously considering LPGing it now.
Going to work, D works fine.  Coming home, I always seem to be in the full flappy paddle mode, and suspension firmed, and TC at half arsed setting ;D
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« Reply #46 on: 10 November 2017, 16:33:33 »

In your shoes I would do it, 100%. My concern over a v6 omega would be finding a good one. As you don't have that problem, it seems like a no-brainer.
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« Reply #47 on: 10 November 2017, 19:02:51 »

In your shoes I would do it, 100%. My concern over a v6 omega would be finding a good one. As you don't have that problem, it seems like a no-brainer.
I concur 100%.

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« Reply #48 on: 10 November 2017, 20:37:34 »

Just returned from Mainhattan (Frankfurt) to Lahr. South of Karlsruhe the A5 was clear, free and unlimited  :y

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« Reply #49 on: 11 November 2017, 10:38:33 »

In your shoes I would do it, 100%. My concern over a v6 omega would be finding a good one. As you don't have that problem, it seems like a no-brainer.
I concur 100%.

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« Reply #50 on: 11 November 2017, 22:50:13 »

In your shoes I would do it, 100%. My concern over a v6 omega would be finding a good one. As you don't have that problem, it seems like a no-brainer.
I concur 100%.

Will you fit it for me in exchange for curry + beers?  :)
You're far better off asking one of the LPG gurus for help

You are one of them  :-*

Seriously though, now I the Zaf, LPG on 3.2 is an option.

But, time is the issue. I could take it to a garage and leave it to be done, but we know that's not a good idea. Given family I need to support, I cannot go off for 2 weekends, probably 3 to do the work.  :(

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Or, thinking/typing out loud.

Any LPG gurus interested in fitting, if I left it with them for a few weeks?

Labour of course would be paid, in any currency.  :y

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« Reply #52 on: 12 November 2017, 08:05:39 »

I think the trade of between Ďeffortless powerí and mpg is not one Iíd be prepared to pay. The economic price of having the smooth acceleration under my right foot, should I need it, would be to double my fuel bills.
Iíll put up with noisy, clattery power for the sake of my wallet.


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« Reply #53 on: 12 November 2017, 10:44:45 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

Don't know but it's expensive piss!  :-\

I was with my mate the other day in his Disco 4 and the AdBlue message popped up, so we bought a big bottle (2ltrs) for a tenner and chucked it in.  The light didn't go out, so the AdBlue tank must be a biggun and I don't think you'll need to worry about it on your loaner.  ;)

I had my first ever ad blue to top up few weeks back. It swallowed 10 litres and wasn't full  :o

In the same week I changed my first eloys (spell check) fluid in a c4 Picasso. Very simple to do. Drop down the plastic tank and remove the "bag of blood" and swap it over. However that shite from the dealer well over a hundred quid  :o
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« Reply #54 on: 13 November 2017, 17:37:34 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

Don't know but it's expensive piss!  :-\

I was with my mate the other day in his Disco 4 and the AdBlue message popped up, so we bought a big bottle (2ltrs) for a tenner and chucked it in.  The light didn't go out, so the AdBlue tank must be a biggun and I don't think you'll need to worry about it on your loaner.  ;)

I had my first ever ad blue to top up few weeks back. It swallowed 10 litres and wasn't full  :o

In the same week I changed my first eloys (spell check) fluid in a c4 Picasso. Very simple to do. Drop down the plastic tank and remove the "bag of blood" and swap it over. However that shite from the dealer well over a hundred quid  :o

Probably about 15-20 litres....My local garage sells it at £10 for 10 Litres.....
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« Reply #55 on: 13 November 2017, 18:54:05 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

Don't know but it's expensive piss!  :-\

I was with my mate the other day in his Disco 4 and the AdBlue message popped up, so we bought a big bottle (2ltrs) for a tenner and chucked it in.  The light didn't go out, so the AdBlue tank must be a biggun and I don't think you'll need to worry about it on your loaner.  ;)

I had my first ever ad blue to top up few weeks back. It swallowed 10 litres and wasn't full  :o

In the same week I changed my first eloys (spell check) fluid in a c4 Picasso. Very simple to do. Drop down the plastic tank and remove the "bag of blood" and swap it over. However that shite from the dealer well over a hundred quid  :o

Probably about 15-20 litres....My local garage sells it at £10 for 10 Litres.....

That's a lot of extra weight to drag around.  :-\
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« Reply #56 on: 13 November 2017, 19:41:07 »

Long journey ahead of me today.

I've just located the Ad Blue filler cap in the boot. How often am I required to piss in the Ad Blue tank? :)

Don't know but it's expensive piss!  :-\

I was with my mate the other day in his Disco 4 and the AdBlue message popped up, so we bought a big bottle (2ltrs) for a tenner and chucked it in.  The light didn't go out, so the AdBlue tank must be a biggun and I don't think you'll need to worry about it on your loaner.  ;)

I had my first ever ad blue to top up few weeks back. It swallowed 10 litres and wasn't full  :o

In the same week I changed my first eloys (spell check) fluid in a c4 Picasso. Very simple to do. Drop down the plastic tank and remove the "bag of blood" and swap it over. However that shite from the dealer well over a hundred quid  :o

Probably about 15-20 litres....My local garage sells it at £10 for 10 Litres.....

That's a lot of extra weight to drag around.  :-\
Yep, 20 litres is 20 kilos.  ;D
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« Reply #57 on: 13 November 2017, 19:43:50 »

Severe affect on your 0-60 time. 🤐🤐🤐🤐😂😂😂😂😂
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Severe affect on your 0-60 time. 🤐🤐🤐🤐😂😂😂😂😂
Yeah. Take it from 14 secs up to about 20  ;D
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« Reply #59 on: 13 November 2017, 20:28:25 »

Probably about 15-20 litres....My local garage sells it at £10 for 10 Litres.....

That's a lot of extra weight to drag around.  :-\
Yep, 20 litres is 20 kilos. ;D

Not necessarily, as Adpiss might be denser than water.  ;)

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Probably about 15-20 litres....My local garage sells it at £10 for 10 Litres.....

That's a lot of extra weight to drag around.  :-\
Yep, 20 litres is 20 kilos. ;D

Not necessarily, as Adpiss might be denser than water.  ;)
And you might be denser than me.  :)
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« Reply #61 on: 15 November 2017, 23:19:33 »

In your shoes I would do it, 100%. My concern over a v6 omega would be finding a good one. As you don't have that problem, it seems like a no-brainer.
I concur 100%.

Will you fit it for me in exchange for curry + beers?  :)
You're far better off asking one of the LPG gurus for help

LPG Party? With the right people (and a little prep work) we could do it in a weekend like we did with mine :-\

Although time is at a premium for me at present...
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« Reply #62 on: 16 November 2017, 08:10:20 »

In your shoes I would do it, 100%. My concern over a v6 omega would be finding a good one. As you don't have that problem, it seems like a no-brainer.
I concur 100%.

Will you fit it for me in exchange for curry + beers?  :)
You're far better off asking one of the LPG gurus for help

LPG Party? With the right people (and a little prep work) we could do it in a weekend like we did with mine :-\

Although time is at a premium for me at present...

Likewise, with two little MissT's around now, MrsT would not be happy at me escaping for the weekend.
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