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    This was my third car, albeit in totally standard...

    This was my third car, albeit in totally standard form, and my entry into the wonderful world of classics. The pic is what happened to it after I sold it to a friend. Even better now.

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    Ok noted, but I gather its a problem with...

    Ok noted, but I gather its a problem with uk-built dusters rather than all dacias, but to get back on topic, would love to know if anyone has experience in insuring a modern LHD family car, as...
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    Do they? I thought renaults/dacias of recent...

    Do they? I thought renaults/dacias of recent vintage were ok for the tin worm?
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    I was in Robin Hillis's 2002 ti for the sprints....

    I was in Robin Hillis's 2002 ti for the sprints. Good if not great show. Would anyone have a pic of this car in action on the track?

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    Insuring a LHD car in Ireland

    Hullo all

    We all have our weaknesses for obscure cars and, being a family man, mine is the original Dacia Logan MCV the seven seater version from 2006 to 2012 before the current mk2. Of course,...
  6. Great thread, this might interest one of you.......

    Great thread, this might interest one of you....

    http://www.backroads.ie/forums/showthread.php?25668-For-sale-Surly-Cross-Check&p=505008#post505008
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    For sale: Surly Cross Check

    Hey, looking to offload this soon. Regretable sale, but is making way for another bike project.

    Surly Cross Check 54cm. Very low-mileage and well looked-after with hardly any scratches. Has lots...
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    https://www.independent.ie/life/motoring/car-talk/...

    https://www.independent.ie/life/motoring/car-talk/a-winding-road-to-a-used-car-bargain-36527234.html
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    yeah, lots of folks have noticed transporters...

    yeah, lots of folks have noticed transporters like this, I think I have too.
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    Thanks for all the responses folks. Its a short...

    Thanks for all the responses folks. Its a short piece, but have loads of material to cram in.....
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    Ta, I'm personally more interested in the older...

    Ta, I'm personally more interested in the older and classic stuff, but need to think of the more general aspirations of the Indo readership....
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    yeah absolutely, depends on the model.

    yeah absolutely, depends on the model.
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    Sure Bigus, but I think anyone who reads the...

    Sure Bigus, but I think anyone who reads the piece in the Irish Independent and it gives them food for thought will probably look squarely at cars no more than five or six years old. That's what the...
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    Absolutely Porscheman, most folks I've spoken to...

    Absolutely Porscheman, most folks I've spoken to have saved but obviously its a trickier game depending on the model? Others have hinted that the value available is not quite as good as even six...
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    28k!!!! Was this from GB?

    28k!!!! Was this from GB?
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    Newspaper article on importing a used car

    Hi all

    Occasional Backroader here but I also do the Retro Classics magazine buying guides, so some of you know me and have had your cars featured in the rag.

    Just putting on a different hat;...
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    A modern day AX GT? Bring it on!

    If, like me, you hanker for a modern day Citroen AX GT, this is a great thread..

    https://www.pistonheads.com/news/ph-eurocars/citroen-needs-help-making-a-c3-wrc/36462
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    Fleet - the airbnb for cars

    This sounds like a great idea. Does anyone have a Lotus Elise/Caterham Seven I can hire for a day?
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    Just what I need!
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    BMW i8 values in free-fall?

    Interesting thread here on the BMW i8

    Wonder what the used values for the handful of i8s in Ireland would be?
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    As always, an interesting mix of responses! I've...

    As always, an interesting mix of responses! I've only owned about seven cars in my life. Five of them were classic BMWs and two of them, a 2002 and a lovely e12 525, were autos but I could never get...
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    Oh god yes a Peugeot 505 Family estate (esp the...

    Oh god yes a Peugeot 505 Family estate (esp the GTI version) would be absolute perfection if, as you say, I could actually find one - even if it was an auto. Soft spot for the 405 estates too. You're...
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    Hi crank case In the next year or so I'm...

    Hi crank case

    In the next year or so I'm hoping to replace our bland compact MPV with an interesting but highly usable, reliable and safe 20year old plus car that can take a family of five on the...
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    Do you left-foot brake in an auto?

    Hi all

    I should really do some work, but a minor question that's been haunting me for a few weeks now that some of the wiser heads on here might help with: Does learning how to left-foot brake...
  25. Thread: Irish Icons

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    Great pieces, Maurice, particularly on the Escort...

    Great pieces, Maurice, particularly on the Escort mk2.
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