My new mowtah

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Re: My new mowtah

Post by scotty73 » Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:42 am

DaiRees wrote:Grippier that the 6 by a long margin, but I can't really say how it "handles" until I get near the limit of that grip...
Sounds like those rear tyres are in for a pasting if you ask me. :twisted:
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by OdinEidolon » Thu Sep 13, 2012 8:16 am

DaiRees wrote:Grippier that the 6 by a long margin, but I can't really say how it "handles" until I get near the limit of that grip...
Interesting, the 6 has always been known to be a very good ride and good handling. If the Volvo is better then you have a fun car there. Of course the handling standard for the medium and high saloons is higher now than 15 years ago.
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by Doggy » Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:31 am

Looks very nice, Dai. :mrgreen:
Does look good, comfy and all those toys sound nice too.
For me, the real benefit of a car like this is the way it feels like it 'looks after you' when you're tired and still have hundreds of miles to go, then you really appreciate the comfort and technology.
I hope it gives you as many years of fun motoring as the 406
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by Welly » Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:28 pm

Doggy wrote:Looks very nice, Dai. :mrgreen:
Does look good, comfy and all those toys sound nice too.
For me, the real benefit of a car like this is the way it feels like it 'looks after you' when you're tired and still have hundreds of miles to go, then you really appreciate the comfort and technology.
I hope it gives you as many years of fun motoring as the 406
Err, wh....what?

That almost sounds complimentary of the Volvo :shock: has someone hacked into Doggy's account and started posting nice things about us :?
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by Welly » Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:28 pm

Doggy wrote:Looks very nice, Dai. :mrgreen:
Does look good, comfy and all those toys sound nice too.
For me, the real benefit of a car like this is the way it feels like it 'looks after you' when you're tired and still have hundreds of miles to go, then you really appreciate the comfort and technology.
I hope it gives you as many years of fun motoring as the 406
Err, wh....what?

That almost sounds complimentary of the Volvo :shock: has someone hacked into Doggy's account and started posting nice things about us :?
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by Doggy » Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:56 pm

Welly wrote:Err, wh....what?

That almost sounds complimentary of the Volvo :shock: has someone hacked into Doggy's account and started posting nice things about us :?
You're right, welly - the sun has obviously got to me. 8)
TBH I did see some smart Volvos, including one dutch V50 D5 in a tempting shade of diahorea light green/brown that had me thinking. :shock:
Maybe with a de-fap, (so you an lubricate the engine with oil instead of diesel) and a remap to shake off some of the lethargy......
Then you could almost ignore the abysmal fuel consumption, lack of space and Frod underpinnings.
(by this point the french 407 parked next to it started to look a bit more tempting)

Volvos are surprisingly popular in the south, so much so they have their own parking spaces, (a bit like the BMW lane on our motorways). These spaces are frequently found outside public buildings, post offices, loos and the like and tend to be painted blue.

I'm sure you'd be entitled to park there, even in your hired lemon, so long as you put a picture of the volvo on top of the dash. :wink:
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by Bailes1992 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:15 pm

Dai's starting to get sick of the harsh ride and is scared about all the technology going wrong and not being able to afford to maintain it.

Over a cuppa yesterday he decided that we are going to swap as he feels my Mondeo is not just the better car, it will be more reliable too! :supafrisk:

Jokes aside, the Volvo is lovley! Forgot how nice they are inside, they always feel very airy! The V50 was the same.
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by DaiRees » Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:53 pm

:arrowu: errrm riiiight, d'ya know Sam, I don't remember the conversation going quite like that... :lol: :lol:

Tell you what, give me your car and £25k, no scratch that, I still wouldn't part with it :oops:
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by scotty73 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:04 pm

DaiRees wrote::arrowu: errrm riiiight, d'ya know Sam, I don't remember the conversation going quite like that... :lol: :lol:

Tell you what, give me your car and £25k, no scratch that, I still wouldn't part with it :oops:
All the money he spent on the Mondeo and your offering him nothing in part ex? you tight f*ck. :mrgreen: :lol:
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by DaiRees » Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:47 pm

...and at last all the paperwork arrived in the last week or so, so I took a little visit to the DVLA office on Friday and now she's changed identity 8)

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Re: My new mowtah

Post by scotty73 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:58 pm

DaiRees wrote:...and at last all the paperwork arrived in the last week or so, so I took a little visit to the DVLA office now she's changed identity 8)

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I like that. 8)
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by DaiRees » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:12 pm

Thank you sir :D

Don't know whether you remember the thread from last year when I bought the number, but I was talking about mucking about with the 2 to make it look more like an R, but now that I've had the plates made I don't think it needs it. Might yet have a set of showplates made up without the space though. What do you reckon?
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by scotty73 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:18 pm

Not seen that thread didn't join til January, i recon it looks good as it is especially with the 12 that's on your plates from new, expensive hobby buying a car to fit your plates innit. :lol: :lol:
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by DaiRees » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:26 pm

scotty73 wrote:expensive hobby buying a car to fit your plates innit. :lol: :lol:
Certainly is mate!! :oops:
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Re: My new mowtah

Post by Welly » Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:25 am

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