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    Yes, I have had some wallet crushing moments when...

    Yes, I have had some wallet crushing moments when buying parts for older Mercedes cars, though some parts were expensive from day 1. Service items are generally available from the motor factors and...
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    Handy; allows you to move that bit quicker out...

    Handy; allows you to move that bit quicker out from under the spotlight of shame because not only are you driving an eventless, but it is an eventless with an awful bodykit.
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    Working from home during the pandemic, can sit...

    Working from home during the pandemic, can sit around the house in underpants.
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    Looking like Kerry or Sligo for the holidays this...

    Looking like Kerry or Sligo for the holidays this year.

    I do use some of the data, specifically the LEA data influences my weekly shopping trip. I live a roughly equal distance from 3 areas. When...
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    Maybe to clarify, when I say I don't engage with...

    Maybe to clarify, when I say I don't engage with the dark clouds of Covid news, I refer to the hand wringing self flagellation stuff on RTE.
    The data that is posted up on this thread is...
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    I found a solution to this weeks ago and as a...

    I found a solution to this weeks ago and as a result I am happier and more relaxed.
    When Prime Time/Claire Byrne/random current affairs programme about Covid/etc comes on the telly, I up and go out...
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    It's possible that the vaccinated can carry and...

    It's possible that the vaccinated can carry and transmit Covid isn't it - so the girlfriend could bring it in to the household.
    On the grandparents thing - absolutely. My in-laws have had their...
  8. Thread: CMAX buyers tips?

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    Is the power steering pump or rack an actual...

    Is the power steering pump or rack an actual issue or can these fail due to a blocked filter? I was stuck with a blocked filter for a week with a Mondeo. By the time I got a change it the rack did...
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    Likewise, using the same logic as I did this time...

    Likewise, using the same logic as I did this time last year - if my travel is to be limited I might as well enjoy it.
    So I blew the dust off of the MX-5 at the weekend and gave it a quick look over...
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    Agreed re: vaccine. Three family members have now...

    Agreed re: vaccine. Three family members have now had the AZ jab. Two had side affects, headache, queasy sickness, all felt tired for a day or so afterwards, though all fine now.
    I have not read it...
  11. Thread: NCT without VLC

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    They will test the car but may not issue the cert...

    They will test the car but may not issue the cert until the book is presented. Last time I was in another customer was asked for the logbook because the chassis number on the car was a digit out to...
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    I suspect because much of the general public are...

    I suspect because much of the general public are tired of it all and no longer willing to engage, be educated or encouraged. Especially those folk that are out and about and prepared to argue or...
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    Today I accompanied a family member scheduled to...

    Today I accompanied a family member scheduled to get the dose.
    Driving in to Citywest it was all well signposted and marshalled, and information on what to do, what to bring (again) clearly...
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    I agree that reopening will be very difficult as...

    I agree that reopening will be very difficult as welfare payments are reduced or removed, some SMEs go bust and realization of what has changed for the worse sets in. I don't think the Government is...
  15. It's the weekend and I should not be all down and...

    It's the weekend and I should not be all down and negative. But I have been thinking about this and have concluded that the time of cars being cars has passed. The youth of today are ferried around...
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    I am surprised at the number of people here that...

    I am surprised at the number of people here that have purchased cars unseen / undriven. Just going by this then it is likely that many people are okay with buying online, no?
    Any of you had issues, ...
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    Now I stop to think of it, yes I have. A non...

    Now I stop to think of it, yes I have. A non runner MX-5 that had ejected its coolant, a MK1 Pajero, running condition unknown, and some spares cars so they don't count. I have not purchased a daily...
  18. Nahhh. I used to be pretty handy playing golf on...

    Nahhh. I used to be pretty handy playing golf on the auld Sega. But put a golf cue into my hands...
  19. Ordering of cars online, unseen, undriven, sits...

    Ordering of cars online, unseen, undriven, sits uneasy with me personally, though I can see how 'we' have got to this. Purchasing of appliances has been moving online for years, starting off with...
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    I cannot comment on the S-Type. I did have a W210...

    I cannot comment on the S-Type. I did have a W210 for a year or so followed by an E39. Very different cars and driving experiences. You should try both to decide which is preferable.
  21. Well, it's 30 years later now so there may be...

    Well, it's 30 years later now so there may be some slim chance?

    On cars being cars again; most cars are run of the mill appliances and have been since they became mainstream mid last century. Cars...
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    Well, I have the fun car already, a MX-5. I made...

    Well, I have the fun car already, a MX-5. I made sure to use it as much as possible last year, setting aside the daily driver and using the Mazda for pretty much every journey.
    The weekly grocery...
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    Not hypothetically, when it comes to VRTing it, if Revenue have doubts about when a vehicle entered the country they may determine the VRT late payment fines due by using the date the vehicle was...
  24. Thread: Covid-19 Pandemic

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    That's rough. I'd hope that now that a vaccine is...

    That's rough. I'd hope that now that a vaccine is available that one of the pre-op prep steps is to vaccinate the patient, or is that just too simplistic?

    Tough on Bunk's dad too. A family member...
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    I had an Astra years ago that broke my heart and...

    I had an Astra years ago that broke my heart and wallet. It was the newest car I ever purchased (2 yr old) and stuff just broke. I had it fixed and sold it within 12 months. Just could not like it....
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