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Chinny Raccoon
chinnyraccoon
Jan 15
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The whole point of the first generation Smart is that it wasn’t a tin foil shitbox.

Jan 7
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I am laughing at people suggesting a hatchback like a Fiesta or the Yaris as an impractical car.

Dec 24
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No they are on the GM/Fiat Small Car platform. The Panda is on the Fiat Mini platform, used on the Fiat 500 and a few other things like the Ford KA.

Dec 23
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I think it’s the Daihatsu Mira, with a list price of 860,200 yen, (£6090/8223USD), though you can have a Hijet for 693,000 yen. Suzuki Altos are a similar price to the Mira. Read more

Nov 26
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If you are buying from a major dealer they often include a few days of ‘drive away’ insurance. I am confident in saying that a deal involving an early 2000s Megane did not include this.

Nov 26
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Not really. You add additional drivers on to your policy for the car. I have two policies covering two cars that allows me as the Main driver and the two other named drivers to use the car. 

Oct 8
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It’s a size above the Transit Connect/NV200 etc. I don’t think there are any others of a similar size sold in the US, but in the U.K. it’s one of the most popular sizes of van and there are many models to choose from . The Vito does tend to be on the higher price range, but if you are buying a bunch of them I’m sure Read more

Oct 7
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For comparison the Dacia Sandero that is somewhat related to this starts at £7995 ($10200ish) as an OTR price in the UK. That’s including all taxes & delivery bollocks that you seem to pay extra for. Less the 20% tax and first registration tax the base price is is about £6500 ($8300) for a comparison with US market Read more

Oct 3
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The requirements for the MOT are broadly the same, except not having to account for modifications. If it’s old enough it wouldn’t need an MOT, so that’s easy to pass. 

Oct 1
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This is a ‘I can’t get this heap of shite to work properly’ sale isn’t it.

Aug 14
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For the supposed land of the free, US bureaucracy always seems amazing. California even more so.

Aug 14
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You automatically have copyright over your photos. Putting it on Instagram does not make it public domain..

Jul 25
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The PCH rates are almost exactly half for the Zoe. Around £200/mo depending on spec compared to just over £400 for the base 3 from various suppliers. 

Jul 22
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The Outlander was popular for a period (in places that are Not America) as the PHEV version was very tax efficient. 

Jul 22
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Neutral: It’s still a Ducato so it can drive itself to the dealer to be repaired. 

May 24
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Oh, it’s far too good for that, there’s no structural corrosion to speak of. Only needs a couple of body repairs- the bondo area on the front wing and the under the drivers door pocket. Fortunately nice and simple shapes. Read more