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Forum: The Motoring Zone 13-01-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
Even if I have to pay duty and VAT, it will still...

Even if I have to pay duty and VAT, it will still often work out cheaper than being subject to the "foreigner tax" of North Italian pricing...especially if bits look "used" and for personal use. But...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 13-01-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
at least if it looks like the back end of a bus,...

at least if it looks like the back end of a bus, it is a bus. But the brand does specialise in ugly ****ers!

P
Forum: The Motoring Zone 12-01-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
Quite, I've ponied up thousands to JLR over the...

Quite, I've ponied up thousands to JLR over the years:devil:.

P
Forum: The Motoring Zone 12-01-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
Thanks. Not quite sure, but no more than...

Thanks.

Not quite sure, but no more than around £7.5k, probably better £5k and money in hand for the inevitable breakdown:).

P
Forum: The Motoring Zone 12-01-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
I have thought about that for moving stuff from...

I have thought about that for moving stuff from the UK (and it seems very cost-effective) but I suspect I have a year or two of local dump runs ahead of me as well, so an old snotter might make sense...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-01-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
Thanks for those suggestions. Wow! It looks...

Thanks for those suggestions.

Wow! It looks like the back of my old Range Rover. I'd always fear braking too suddenly:doublesho when fully loaded and, yes, I've had metal poles right up against...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 10-01-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
You joke but I did look at an old Daimler hearse...

You joke but I did look at an old Daimler hearse a few months ago to rob the engine for the E-Type...

And my son is lobbying for a G-Wagen for the same reason as the Vito. Apparently the LWB is a...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-01-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
percymon, Thanks. I'll take a look. I...

percymon,

Thanks. I'll take a look.

I used to have a serious Mercedes habit (SL, S Class, 190E) but the attitude of the dealers and the build quality of the cars (W210 and R170) in the late...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-01-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
Great idea. I didn't know such a thing existed....

Great idea. I didn't know such a thing existed. I'll have to look into it.

P
Forum: The Motoring Zone 09-01-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Fentum
It might not make it into production as it is...

It might not make it into production as it is currently shown but I surely can't be the only one to have had a bit of a trouser grumble at the gorgeousness of the design?!

Peter
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-01-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 113,822
Posted By Fentum
December update: 35 hours in the shop this...

December update:

35 hours in the shop this month doing more than expected on what had appeared to be a decent bonnet. Sadly the lower valance I found, although considerably cheaper than a "new"...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-01-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 113,822
Posted By Fentum
Thanks. I'll chase that up. P

Thanks. I'll chase that up.

P
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-01-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
Andy, Mainly what to do with the trailer...

Andy,

Mainly what to do with the trailer when in London.

P
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-01-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
percymon, Hmm - nice thought. I loved my old...

percymon,

Hmm - nice thought. I loved my old 9000SE. I guess I might just have to endure the daylight robbery on MDF locally...

P
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-01-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
Andy, Thanks. I'm not ruling one out at all....

Andy,

Thanks. I'm not ruling one out at all. If Clarkson can't kill one, I'm sure nor can I!

But it ain't a Ram:lol: - I am tempted to satisfy my inner hillbilly!

Peter
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-01-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,361
Posted By Fentum
Best DIY and Load Lugger?

Your collective wisdom, please...For reasons I set out below, I am wondering whether to invest in a snotter of an old estate (Volvo/Mercedes) or go full-Murican and buy a pick-up. (I'd prefer not to...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 30-12-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5,137
Views: 333,268
Posted By Fentum
If my experience is anything to go by, eighteen...

If my experience is anything to go by, eighteen years later you'll be on here complaining that she never gets out of before noon instead!

I've been up for hours to start clearing the shed and the...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 28-12-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,054
Posted By Fentum
Well, picking up on my earlier post, I've spread...

Well, picking up on my earlier post, I've spread a bit of Christmas cheer round this corner of north Italy - both the architect and prime contractor are walking around as if I had actually shoved a...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 23-12-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,054
Posted By Fentum
I've spent all day driving with wife and son from...

I've spent all day driving with wife and son from London to Merzig in Germany (famous only for being the home of Villeroy & Bosch - manufacturers of superior sanitary ware). Overnight in a small...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 23-12-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,054
Posted By Fentum
You have my every sympathy. If I'm being honest,...

You have my every sympathy. If I'm being honest, I have found losing my dog(s) the hardest thing I have ever had to deal with, more so than any human (my parents included).

Peter
Forum: Off Topic Chat 22-12-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 361
Posted By Fentum
Many Happy Returns, Cookies!:wave: I hope...

Many Happy Returns, Cookies!:wave:

I hope the next year brings all you wish for.

Peter
Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-12-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5,137
Views: 333,268
Posted By Fentum
My son and I've been clearing out a storage unit...

My son and I've been clearing out a storage unit full of my deceased in-laws' stuff for days - my wife can't face doing it and has avoided doing it for the thick end of ten years. I finally snapped...
Forum: The Music Zone 13-12-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,749
Posted By Fentum
You'll get takers from eBay. They are not bad...

You'll get takers from eBay. They are not bad speakers and people still buy them.

I've sold old hi-fi on eBay with no bad experiences, including a Chinese chap (from China) who was just hoovering...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 13-12-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5,137
Views: 333,268
Posted By Fentum
Andy, My sympathies to you all. It...

Andy,

My sympathies to you all.

It took both my mother and and mother-in-law.

Be strong!

Peter
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-11-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,931
Posted By Fentum
Thank you. I have driven one and am very keen to...

Thank you. I have driven one and am very keen to get this one back to health.

But I have a ton of paid work to do from January and, with phase 1 of the building work on my house in Italy coming...
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