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Old 08-15-2010, 05:29 AM
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My wife has past her driving test!

At last I'm a free man!

After weeks of searching for a car, all of which were the wrong colour, too big, the wrong shape etc etc, she finally found one she liked. We didn't have a lot to spend, about $3000, so we drove through to Glasgow and picked this up;

A Vauxhall Irmscher Astra SXI;



That's my mum in the background



At least it's black
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Old 08-15-2010, 09:50 AM
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Re: My wife has past her driving test!

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Old 08-15-2010, 09:52 AM
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Re: My wife has past her driving test!

Thanks Frankie
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Old 08-15-2010, 09:53 AM
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Old 08-15-2010, 09:54 AM
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Re: My wife has past her driving test!

Thanks Joe!
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Old 08-15-2010, 10:42 AM
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Re: My wife has past her driving test!

Congrats on your freedom ! Nice ride!
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Old 08-15-2010, 11:31 AM
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Congrats on your freedom ! Nice ride!
Cheers chuck. Finally she can take herself to the shops
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Old 08-15-2010, 11:31 AM
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Old 08-15-2010, 10:23 PM
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Old 08-15-2010, 10:50 PM
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Re: My wife has past her driving test!

Curious, whats the MPG? Haven't ever heard of it, then again Im not from Overseas :/

is gas really 10 + a gallon?
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Old 08-16-2010, 03:43 AM
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Curious, whats the MPG? Haven't ever heard of it, then again Im not from Overseas :/

is gas really 10 + a gallon?
Vauxhall's are very common over here. I can't imagine you'd ever see one in the US. My first car was a vauxhall and I've owned two others since. They were all very reliable and I never had any problems with them. But once I bought my first Jeep, that was it.

It's 46mpg according to the manual and about 35mpg around town, but then it is only a 1.6ltr engine.

Gas here at the moment is anywhere from £1.16 - £1.29 per litre in rural areas. That should be my rough calculations at £1.16 about $6.57 a gallon.

I don't even look at the price now, just fill it and pay up
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