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    Price Of a Registration Plate ?

    Whats the market like for private registrations ? I have a plate for sale with Elite registrations D8 ERA ...its up for ( I think three grand ) is this a realistic price ? ( Christmas looming and all that ) ...It was up for 7 grand originally but my wife reduced a month ago...any commenbts...
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    My new addition.... a Chavalier !!

    Well we all talk about new cars and what we can afford and image, and power etc etc..WELL ...! My father in law has just decided to sell his 1994 Cavalier 2 litre GLS..Immaculate condition. 54,000 miles full vauxhall service history..just serviced before he was to sell.. :eek: ...velour...
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    One Bad Copper..............

    Wife was pullled by an unmaked Police patrol she was doing 47 in a 40. Police officer gets out of car ( without hat on ). He is rude, off hand. Wife gets upset as he asks her to get in his car. She doesnt know if he is a real policeman as there have been numerous reports recently of men driving...
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    Car Vandalised...

    A few weeks ago my car was scratched all over...yes every panel apart from the roof. Second time its happened in three years...I mean if the person was so hard surely he would front me and have a face to face but in this day and age we are living in a country of cowards who use guns and hide...
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    Two Speeding Tickets...Guilty or not ?

    I recently received two speeding tickets in the notorious district of North Wales. As my wife and I both drive each others vehicles we could not remember who was driving on the days the speeding offences were committed . The route is taken by both of us on our daily commute. My wife wrote...
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    Trusting Dealers..Yes some !!

    I recently saw a citroen Berlingo advertised on auto trader in green ( which I need )...I contacted the seller Sea View Motors in Sunderland. The garage owner said it was his brothers car and he was advertising it for him. Now I dont trust many people,( especially car dealers ) and after...
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    Cut Up by M3 driver..

    I was a bm driver up until four weeks ago...then my wife took my car and is keeping it, and I got her small runabout (until I get my replacement) I have been cut up every day by various larger cars, however today it nearly cost me my car and my life by some n8b in a M3 who went right to the...
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    E300 turbodiesel (Rust bucket)

    I have read about the merc rust problems..I have commented on them ....but until today I never realised the situation was so bad. Today I saw the rustiest "newish" car since my old nissan cherry [circa 1977]..it was a silver E300 Turbodiesel.There was rust on the wheel arches, by the grill...
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    Happy Birthday Pammy.

    Happy Birthday Pammy !!! Just seen its your birthday today Pammy so have a great day..and its friday too....What are you going to do ?...in hindsight, sorry, I shouldnt ask as I hate people asking me ! There is always an expectation of others that you will be doing something grand and exciting...
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    Possibly Flashed 12 times by a once inactive camera !

    A friend got a fixed penalty notice the other day for doing 48 mph in a 40mph area.The camera hadnt been working for years and the camera was facing him ? :eek: ...it didn.t flash either . Thing is the guy is really worried as he has gone past this camera over the past two weeks at speeds...
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    The Word "Chap"

    Anyone hear about the homosexual eskimo who put his bare bum out of his iglooo and caught a "chap"...anyone else understand the meaning of the word "chap" ..........:)
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    Good and Bad Cars Owned

    After reading Nictry's thread it made me to start to think about the cars I have owned since 1978 and which were the least and most reliable...and the absolute nightmare ones that take over your life due to daily problems....... My most reliable where.. Ford fiesta diesels 1984 model B REG...
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    Thankyou to the Merc Owners who helped my wife.

    My wife is away for a couple of nights on buisness. She was in Manchester yesterday and had to travel to Sheffield last night. First she got lost trying to get out of Manchester and phoned me distraught as she was going round and round in some dodgey area too scared to even ask anyone for...
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    mb Vito 108 cdi advice please

    Hi could anyone give me the good and bad bits on this van..s it timing chain or belt etc....service intervals ...I am sure the engine must be the same as one that goes into one of the mb saloons ?? Mpg etc.... Many thanks to anyone who can help Pete:)
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    Bank charges are illegal !!

    My sister in law has acrude £4,000 in bank charges over many years . We only found this out recently at a barbeque !!! My wife ( who is legally qualified ) has advised her that banks cannot charge. My sister in law wrote a letter ( well my wife did on her behalf ) to the bank and they offered...
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    Are Whatcar price guides reliable or is it a sale / demand issue..

    I am looking for a peugeot 106 for my son. Went to view one last night and it seemed ok.. The only problem is the price. It is a 1.6 xs, R reg ( 1997 ) and priced at £1,795... ( Insurance will be £1,500 ) !!! with 5 weeks mot left and 6 months tax. Now the sellers seem really nice and a bit...
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    Parking Ticket Advice Please

    I parked on a single yellow line yesterday just outside a busy shopping centre. The only reason i did this was pure frustration as i couldnt get a place in the pay and display and had been driving round and round. the car park very frustrated...anyway to the point !...When i returned to my car a...
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    I did That Makro Thing Again..buying crap i didnt need !!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I went to Makro today to buy some security cameras. When we got there the first thing the wife did was go to the barbeque section where we purchased a bbq reduced from £99 to £69...cant let that go says the wife. On we trundle pass a tv advertising a super top suction mini hoover for the...
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    Nothing to do with cars...just an embarrasing moment !!

    I have just come back from a holiday in Italy late last night. Being up bright and early this morning I trundled off to the newsagents to buy the paper. I was very reaxed and chilled and didnt have a care in the world. In fact it felt as if I was in the campsite shop...I handed over my money for...
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    Do you need to service your car as often ???

    One of my friends works for a well known motor company and they test the engines of their cars. They run them constantly for all sorts of mileages to test their strength. He told me the other evening that most engines will run constantly for well over 150,000 miles without an oil change :eek...
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