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  1. alam

    alam Feb 6, 2015

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  2. Northernman

    Northernman Feb 6, 2015

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    Normally I appreciate the postie popping by, however this morning he popped backwards (aka reversed) into my better half's Golf. With me in it.... I saw his reversing lights, but had nowhere to escape.
    Sounding the horn didn't work either since, by his own account, his stereo was turned up too loud. :whipped:
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    No harm except for a sad postie and a mad owner (aka not me). Just piles of hassle to get stuff sorted.
    At least the Royal Mail is able to pay.
    :oops:
     
  3. Stewart H

    Stewart H Honorary NJ Resident Feb 6, 2015

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    I hope he was delivering some watches to you - otherwise, I would have lynched him.
     
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  4. Northernman

    Northernman Feb 6, 2015

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    No rope at hand. And he was at the neighbors. :mad:
     
  5. Stewart H

    Stewart H Honorary NJ Resident Feb 6, 2015

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    :(
     
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  6. Privateday7

    Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Feb 7, 2015

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    Ouch.......
     
  7. citizenrich

    citizenrich Metal Mixer! Feb 7, 2015

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    Ouch , he got you good.

    Excellent photo documentation.
    Ok, so my perception of the Scandinavian nations is that of civility in all manners of commerce.

    You need to put your first class negotiating skills to good use.


    I would settle for no less than;

    1. New door skin, factory primed

    2. New fender, all new marker lights

    3. The entire driver side must me re-painted; factory specs for paint thickness. No blending, no plastic "Bondo" whatsoever.

    Do you lease or own? If you own, demand a "diminished" value claim - reimbursement.

    Not certain of your insurance laws but I'm sure they match ours...

    No plastic!!!


    It's the car equivalent of refinishing a dial .
     
  8. citizenrich

    citizenrich Metal Mixer! Feb 7, 2015

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    289 was always a nice motor . Runs like a top - super flat - great balance.
     
  9. Northernman

    Northernman Feb 27, 2015

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    Today it went in to the workshop. AD one.
    - New door.
    - New fender.
    - Full re spray of both at VW spec.
    - Free car provided as long as it takes.
    Unfortunately there is no reimbursement but again all damaged parts are fully replaced and it should not matter for the resell price as no structural damage was inflicted.

    Apart from the bloody waste of time having it arranged the rest is paid for.
    If it had been my Lotus the postie would have had other worries on top.
    :confused::mad:
     
  10. Northernman

    Northernman Feb 27, 2015

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  11. Stewart H

    Stewart H Honorary NJ Resident Feb 27, 2015

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    That's nice - no reason not to turn off the traction control and have a little bit of fun. ;)
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  12. OmegaRookie

    OmegaRookie Feb 27, 2015

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    Mine are sleeping behind the snowblower image.jpg
     
  13. Northernman

    Northernman Feb 27, 2015

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    Just need to look out for those tourist coaches. Not enough room to pass!!!
     
  14. Alpha

    Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Feb 27, 2015

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    Anyone fancy a slightly different tack ?
    How about your first car with some oomph ?

    My first, and boy did I fancy myself :) A teenager with a Jag, I can now see how I failed to impress most mothers :(

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  15. Stewart H

    Stewart H Honorary NJ Resident Feb 27, 2015

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    We've all got to go sometime.:eek:
     
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  16. Northernman

    Northernman Feb 27, 2015

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    The wheels of choice for any up and coming gangster:D!
     
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  17. Stewart H

    Stewart H Honorary NJ Resident Feb 27, 2015

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    ... or Oxford educated policeman:
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  18. destroid

    destroid Feb 27, 2015

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    Took the beast out after weeks on the charger.
    Here's the GT-R a month and 4+ feet of snow ago:

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  19. micampe

    micampe Feb 27, 2015

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    sadly this lady is all the way across the pond from me :(
     
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  20. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Feb 27, 2015

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    I never liked how those old Targas looked until they released the new 991 Targa with that styling and now I love them