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Thursday, February 09, 2017

A Possible New Toy.

Our trusty VW Golf is knocking on a bit having gone through 300,000kms on out last trip back. It's fine at the moment but it's always in the back of our mind it might die a death at any moment. And that moment will almost definitely on a Saturday in July or August when it couldn't be more inconvenient if it tried. We know what we want, probably, a Peugeot 5008, and we've seen one in Nottingham that is LHD French registered and a decent price. As the wedding we are going to is in Grantham and we are also visiting Newark, we could go have a look and a test drive.

The problem is shoud we buy one now to forestall a problem or are we better to leave it in case the car manages another couple of years? We know the date of first registration for our car but it would be even more helpful if there was a date of terminal breakdown.

3 Comments:

  • Decisions, decisions! I hope you make the right one m'dear.

    By Blogger Toffeeapple, At 6:51 PM  

  • If it looks like a Golf and it sounds like a Golf... then it probably has emission defeating software.

    By Blogger Masher, At 9:37 AM  

  • If it is in my neck of the woods, I'd be happy to have a Butcher's look at it for you.

    By Blogger Brennig, At 7:49 PM  

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