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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« on: 29 April 2009, 16:34:50 »

Alot - I'm trying to sell my Astra to buy it!

BTW Angie, is Mr. R now on ABS? ;)
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #1 on: 29 April 2009, 19:25:24 »

what MV6 no link??? :-? :-?
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #2 on: 29 April 2009, 19:27:50 »

I think its been pulled to stop anyone else having a go at buying it ;D
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #3 on: 29 April 2009, 19:39:33 »

haha is it Manual?
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #4 on: 30 April 2009, 10:58:04 »

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I think its been pulled to stop anyone else having a go at buying it ;D


Ummm, and us lot are not members of the secret MV6 buying club yet  ;D ;D ;D
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #5 on: 30 April 2009, 11:55:57 »

i want a 3ltr mv6 or elite with a manual box lol only because my missus wont have a automatic  :-[ i'm thinking it may be easyer to find a new missus  ;)
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #6 on: 30 April 2009, 12:18:34 »

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i want a 3ltr mv6 or elite with a manual box lol only because my missus wont have a automatic :-[ i'm thinking it may be easyer to find a new missus ;)

Just buy an auto ...... I did year ago ...... SWMBO said 'I'm not driving that!' Now she won't even have a go in my crappy Astra manual. Fully converted auto driver now.  ;D  ;D  ;D
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #7 on: 30 April 2009, 13:05:44 »

she wont even look at a auto
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #8 on: 30 April 2009, 17:05:23 »

The joys of owning a 3.0 manual MV6 are second to none.......aahhhh!
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #9 on: 30 April 2009, 17:21:16 »

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The joys of owning a 3.0 manual MV6 are second to none.......aahhhh!


quite right that autobox is horrible the manual has long ratios and is just soo much better i could go on......
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #10 on: 30 April 2009, 21:52:53 »

http://www.pistonheads.com/SALES/982150.htm

Hi guys sorry about deleting the link earlier ::)

Hubby spoke to the owner at length on the phone..Seems a nice chap and how he described the cars condition it sounds pristine.
Was tempted but it is in London and he wouldnt drop on the price :(

Angie x
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #11 on: 30 April 2009, 22:11:05 »

If thats still forsale in a couple of weeks its mine. I really miss my black manual one now and my black auto one.

I prefered the manual for obvious reasons but the wife who had never driven an auto untill then loved it and is driving round in our  facelift auto estate.
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« Reply #12 on: 30 April 2009, 22:14:49 »

The owner told me that he has a couple of guys from Ireland interested in it..He said they were coming over this weekend..A guy from Ireland bought my last MV6.

Angie x
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« Reply #13 on: 30 April 2009, 22:20:50 »

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The joys of owning a 3.0 manual MV6 are second to none.......aahhhh!


quite right that autobox is horrible the manual has long ratios and is just soo much better i could go on......

Never drove an auto in my life I loooove the manual MV6 ;)
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #14 on: 30 April 2009, 23:13:07 »

Looks bloody nice !!

Nothing wrong with an Auto, i love ours !!!!

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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #15 on: 01 May 2009, 00:07:49 »

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The owner told me that he has a couple of guys from Ireland interested in it..He said they were coming over this weekend..A guy from Ireland bought my last MV6.

Angie x

Funny you should say that a guy from ireland bought my last mv6 aswell.
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #16 on: 01 May 2009, 01:11:24 »

He says he's a Vehicle Technician an yet says this, and i quote.

  "Cambelt not due for another 25'000 miles. This was carried out by Monorep Vauxhall Main Dealer, because it was cheaper to pay them than buy the tools and belt kit!"


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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #17 on: 01 May 2009, 04:52:53 »

that car is up on ebay too
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #18 on: 01 May 2009, 09:20:58 »

I don`t want to offend anyone but why did he put IRMSCHER in his add if it`s only got the grill? Tinted rear units? Don`t really set the car off.. When I saw `irmscher` i expect the bodykit and clicked link right away ::)
And there`s nothing wrong with auto boxes- convenient in traffic:)
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #19 on: 01 May 2009, 12:03:47 »

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He says he's a Vehicle Technician an yet says this, and i quote.

  "Cambelt not due for another 25'000 miles. This was carried out by Monorep Vauxhall Main Dealer, because it was cheaper to pay them than buy the tools and belt kit!"


  :-?.

I'd have done the same - not that I beleive that statement...........if he is a techie, then he'd have access to the tools etc, surely?

Put me off not having the rest of the Irmscher kit, although the front bumper and grille would have sufficed for me. ;)
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #20 on: 01 May 2009, 13:54:52 »

Real sad part is...... would you trust your average VX dealer to do a V6 cambelt? I'm not saying they can't do it, more that it depends which tech's are working on the day.

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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #21 on: 01 May 2009, 14:02:24 »

It's a bit unfair to tar them all with the same brush - my local dealer is bang-on, and they have a genuine affection for Miggy's there.  Each time I go, the tech's always say "Best car we've ever made them"
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #22 on: 01 May 2009, 14:18:00 »

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I don`t want to offend anyone but why did he put IRMSCHER in his add if it`s only got the grill? Tinted rear units? Don`t really set the car off.. When I saw `irmscher` i expect the bodykit and clicked link right away ::)
And there`s nothing wrong with auto boxes- convenient in traffic:)

Why not  ;D ;D ;D
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #23 on: 01 May 2009, 15:16:50 »

The car is now sold ................Yet another one going over to Ireland ::)

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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #24 on: 01 May 2009, 15:41:33 »

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It's a bit unfair to tar them all with the same brush - my local dealer is bang-on, and they have a genuine affection for Miggy's there. Each time I go, the tech's always say "Best car we've ever made them"

Yes, wasn't trying to say they are all the same, more that as it's a) an engine that stoppped production in 2004 (so youngest examples are 5 years old hence many new techs aren't trained on them and b) everything at a dealership is done to a set time.

As you quite rightly say, some dealers are excellent.... which of course means some aren't!
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« Reply #25 on: 01 May 2009, 22:49:04 »

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It's a bit unfair to tar them all with the same brush - my local dealer is bang-on, and they have a genuine affection for Miggy's there. Each time I go, the tech's always say "Best car we've ever made them"

Yes, wasn't trying to say they are all the same, more that as it's a) an engine that stoppped production in 2004 (so youngest examples are 5 years old hence many new techs aren't trained on them and b) everything at a dealership is done to a set time.

As you quite rightly say, some dealers are excellent.... which of course means some aren't!

Sorry bud - didn't mean it to sound like I was getting on yer case or anything!  :y

I do know what you mean - and there are certainly a couple of dealers within a 20-mile radius of here which I'd never never NEVER venture anywhere near, based on past experience...  :-X
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #26 on: 02 May 2009, 00:01:30 »

Scrap omegas are even going for export!
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #27 on: 02 May 2009, 00:22:46 »

Well, I think there's somthing afoot...

When I sold my last ex-plod Miggy on eBay, an Irish bloke came over to look at it an offered me cash on the spot - I declined seeing as he offered me 500quid less than I was looking for it.

And when I was selling my Saab Turbo (on AutoTrader this time), a bloke from Belfast phoned me wanting to do a deal there and then over the phone - again I declined, because it sounded a little iffy to me (offered full asking price plus more besides, as long as I drove it to Birkenhead docks for him to pick up - the alarm bells started ringed for some reason, probably totally unfounded, but I wasn't willing to take the risk seeing a bloke from t'other side of Wigan was on his way to view it, who did happen to buy it).

Both these cars were advertised before the Pound vs Euro went into freefall - what gives?  :(  :(
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« Reply #28 on: 03 May 2009, 12:38:36 »

The guy with the Omega told me that the Irish lads are buying Omegas,Carltons,and using them for drifting :-/

Angie x
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Re: What you reckon to this MV6 ?
« Reply #29 on: 03 May 2009, 13:28:36 »

look your car model up on the Irish auto trader http://www.autotrader.ie/contentv3/

and all will be revealed :y :y

ie a BMW E46 320D Tourer from 2004 with 80k in this country is worth around 7000 if its top spec or high spec in ireland this same car will cost 16000!!!!!!! so you can see why theyre doing it!
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