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>> No. 4253 Anonymous
18th February 2019
Monday 6:32 pm
4253 Car and bike official weekend thread but also weekdays
Okay might as well try and be polite and keep the oil out of the other megathreads.

Welcome to the motor one. In an attempt to actually get people to post in it, tell me about the car you really want and could feasibly afford. Right now I'm really thinking a lot about a big square 80s Merc as we've been talking about them. Even a Lada would be fun as fuck.
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>> No. 4499 Anonymous
18th September 2020
Friday 5:25 pm
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>>4498
I've got no problem driving 3.5t box vans but there's something about a rangie, especially ones of that age, which makes me really unsure of my 'size' on the road. I hated parking them.
>> No. 4500 Anonymous
18th September 2020
Friday 5:55 pm
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>>4499

I have noticed that too - there is a reason I've parked it in the corner away from everyone else. I haven't been brave enough to park between two cars yet, let alone reverse into a space. Multi storey garages are fun, as well.

The 12 seater ford transit bus at work feels smaller than this when it comes to manoeuvring.
>> No. 4501 Anonymous
18th September 2020
Friday 7:36 pm
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>>4498

I forgot to mention it's the 3.6 litre V8 diesel engine - it's faster than a three tonne car has any right to be and does surprisingly well on fuel - 38mpg on the motorway.
>> No. 4502 Anonymous
18th September 2020
Friday 9:15 pm
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>>4498
That's a fine looking vehicle for the money.
>> No. 4503 Anonymous
19th September 2020
Saturday 1:24 am
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I've lately become a little bit fascinated with really old cars.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZBFR-jxb9U

It's interesting to see sow much has changed and yet how much remains the same, and I always find it a little bit enchanting when pre-WW2 tech and machinery is still serviceable and usable today. It feels like it comes from an altogether different era of history.

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>> No. 4468 Anonymous
23rd July 2020
Thursday 2:50 am
4468 Dash Cam Grassers
https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&f=&t=1752247

https://www.nextbase.com/en-gb/ndsp-faq/

Should dash cam uses report traffic crime? Is 1984 becoming more and more true as the years go by? Would love to hear your thoughts.
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>> No. 4471 Anonymous
23rd July 2020
Thursday 9:02 am
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I've been intending to get a dash cam, particularly as I had a lorry drive into me and claim it was my fault a few years back, but I haven't got round to it it.

Uploading footage online for the sake of it is a bit weird though.
>> No. 4472 Anonymous
23rd July 2020
Thursday 7:45 pm
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The lycra-clad vigilante who shopped stationary Guy Ritchie texting behind the wheel: Road safety warrior prides himself on having caught 358 drivers breaking the law in one year and being responsible for 574 points and £35,400 in fines

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8552401/Guy-Ritchie-gets-six-month-driving-ban-cyclist-catches-texting-wheel.html

Imagine spending your life being this much of a snitch.
>> No. 4473 Anonymous
23rd July 2020
Thursday 8:34 pm
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My dash cam's card deliberately only has an hour of storage space, such that I can never become of these twats who uploads shit to UK ROAD RAGE DASHCAM ACCIDENTS FUNNY 2021 COMPILATION #64 UK.

That said, SHITTING PEUGEOT is a quote I use very frequently.
>> No. 4496 Anonymous
3rd September 2020
Thursday 10:28 am
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>>4472
Alternately, he might encourage the offenders to not to do it again.
>> No. 4497 Anonymous
3rd September 2020
Thursday 8:53 pm
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>>4496

Some people try shit on because they think they can get away with it. When it turns out that they didn't, they are less likely to reflect on their incursion as they are apt to find the fucking cunt wot snitched on 'em and make their life hell.

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>> No. 4474 Anonymous
10th August 2020
Monday 9:45 pm
4474 dutch roundabout in Cambridge
Good idea, or great idea?
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>> No. 4480 Anonymous
11th August 2020
Tuesday 3:14 pm
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>>4479
I could have done it with a pole and some rope for half the price.
>> No. 4481 Anonymous
11th August 2020
Tuesday 3:19 pm
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>>4480
I fail to see how lynching Eastern Europeans gets anyone a new roundabout.
>> No. 4482 Anonymous
11th August 2020
Tuesday 3:22 pm
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Cheap labour. Didn't that lad who used to post driveways on here hire a bunch of Slavs?
>> No. 4483 Anonymous
11th August 2020
Tuesday 6:02 pm
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Potentially a good idea if drivers understand it.

The biggest worry I have is that people in cars will assume they have the right of way exiting a roundabout, where cyclists will be going straight around without stopping. There's going to be at least a fair amount of near misses where cars slam their brakes on right before the crossing.
The other problem would be cars waiting to enter the roundabout blocking the cycle lanes, especially lorries.
>> No. 4484 Anonymous
11th August 2020
Tuesday 6:11 pm
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They've had to close it already because some numpty drove into a Belisha beacon.

Fuck's sake.

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>> No. 4443 Anonymous
4th March 2020
Wednesday 8:47 am
4443 Just had my first accident
First accident in 23 years of driving. he went to pull away and then slammed on his brakes and we tapped.
I need new paint, he needs a new bumper possibly and paint.

I accept its fully my responsibility, but fuck, to break a record I was proud of on something so minor sucks.

Any of you ever been through an accident claim? what does it entail?

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>> No. 4441 Anonymous
15th January 2020
Wednesday 10:44 pm
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How does one go about getting a good deal on car or motorbike insurance? I've always heard it was a good idea to call them up and try to play them off against each other, but when I tried that last year (must've called up 10 different insurers) none of them could give me a quote that even came close to the cheapest quote I got online.

I'm thinking of getting a new bike soon and should have a one years' no claims bonus when my current insurance runs out, but I actually get a cheaper quote if I pretend I don't have a NCB: £230 vs £300 a year. What's up with that? What kind of wonky logic are these insurance algorithms operating with?
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>> No. 4442 Anonymous
16th January 2020
Thursday 11:43 am
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Use online comparison shopping, be "creative" about your job title, see if adding an older relative as a named driver brings down your quote. Once you've found a cheap quote, take down the quote number, give the insurer a ring and have a go at haggling. If there's anything interesting about your car and/or bike (classic, modified etc) give Adrian Flux a ring.

https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/car-insurance/

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>> No. 4431 Anonymous
13th January 2020
Monday 2:32 am
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Alreet bike.gs

It's been a long time coming, but I think I'm finally going to get my CBT done and start riding. I know there's a couple of bikers here, any sage advice is much appreciated.

The plan is to buy a very, very cheap bike and commute on it all summer, while also doing training for the direct access category A tests. I am in no rush to jump on a superbike or even anything mid range for a good long while, I want to avoid the mistakes I made as a youth in cars, and learn how to actually fucking drive the things before I start reaching for the big boys. Besides, the whole point of the exercise to start with will be to save money and time on my commute, as driving a modified supercharged car in town and city traffic is neither economical nor quick.

I've a lot of cycling experience, which I'm hoping will translate to a bit of riding skill. I'm certainly aware of how to ride in traffic, and from MTB especially know the importance of weight transfer, countersteering, that sort of thing. I understand it's not a direct translation, but I'm hoping it'll help rather than hinder - right?

Mechanically, I'd call myself an advanced amateur, have been tinkering with cars for a while, and the prospect of being able to entirely take apart an old 125 bike in a shed with a few spanners is almost as exciting as riding the thing.

As such, my mate has steered me towards a Honda CG 125 or a Yamaha YBR125, the latter looking very much like a clone of the discontinued CG. A very old CG would be the dream, but it'll really just come down to whatever I can get for the least amount of money, as I plan to fix it up myself anyway, and possibly even mod it - I'm really quite in love with the brat/cafe racer look, and the CG is clearly a very popular platform for it. But I'm getting ahead of myself there.

Sorry, I'm rambling a bit, I'm just a bit excited about trying something new after being a Car Guy for so long, and looking at old bikes is just as fun as looking at old cars. Anyway - any advice? Have I missed anything? Would you recommend a bike other than the two I've mentioned? What should I expect from the CBT and more importantly, the proper test?
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>> No. 4434 Anonymous
13th January 2020
Monday 6:40 am
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>I understand it's not a direct translation, but I'm hoping it'll help rather than hinder - right?

If you've done a lot of road cycling, you'll probably have a habit of riding well over to the left rather than taking the whole lane. Your CBT instructor will probably pick you up on it, but it's something to be aware of.

>Would you recommend a bike other than the two I've mentioned?

Any CG 125 derivative should be basically bulletproof. They're designed to be ridden into the ground in the worst third-world conditions. I'd advise you against a dirt bike because of the knobbly tyres and the tall seat, but a Suzuki GN/GZ 125 or a Kymco would also be a fine choice. Lexmoto make some startlingly cheap but slightly tinny CG 125 derivatives, but the parts are so cheap that it's no disaster if something goes wrong.

>Have I missed anything?

Get yourself a helmet with a five star SHARP rating. Lazer, Nitro and Caberg all offer top-rated lids for under £100.

https://sharp.dft.gov.uk/

>What should I expect from the CBT and more importantly, the proper test?
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>> No. 4435 Anonymous
13th January 2020
Monday 10:18 pm
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> I am in no rush to jump on a superbike or even anything mid range for a good long while,

If that's the case then you may want to get your A1 first, particularly if you're going to commute/practice on a 125 a lot. That'll take the pressure off to "upgrade" before your CBT expires and lets you take the test on the same bike you intend to practice on.

If you're certain you want to go straight for an A license then block-book a few lessons in the days before your test (any school worth its salt will strongly recommend at least one) to get the hang of the 600cc bike you'll be using. This is particularly true if you spend a lot of time on your 125. Unless you expect to be cool as a cucumber during the test it's really quite easy to fall back on muscle memory and make small mistakes, which add to nervousness which leads to more mistakes That was my experience at least when trying much the same approach you describe.
>> No. 4437 Anonymous
14th January 2020
Tuesday 12:58 am
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>>4435


>If you're certain you want to go straight for an A license

I'm not really certain, I just assumed it just made sense to go straight for A since I'm old enough to do so. I don't just plan on jumping into my tests with just my own 125 experience, I will book a proper block of lessons, the most popular/recommended school around here does a 20 hour DAS course, I will be going for that so I can get proper experience and tuition on a 600. Unless that's what you did and still recommend doing the smaller test first.
>> No. 4438 Anonymous
14th January 2020
Tuesday 1:51 am
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You don't really need to "earn your stripes" on a 125 to prepare yourself for a DAS course. You can just do the DAS straight away and then get yourself a bike that's almost as light as a 125 but with a bit more oomph, maybe something in the 250-400cc range. Once you get used to the extra weight of a bigger bike, they're actually easier to ride and more confidence-inspiring than a 125.

The Mod 2 should be fairly easy if you already have road sense from driving a car combined with the DAS instruction, and most schools book in practice slots at Mod 1 test pads, so passing is mostly just a matter of good instruction, practicing the manoeuvres, and managing nerves.
>> No. 4439 Anonymous
14th January 2020
Tuesday 10:11 pm
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>>4433

>>4432 here

Yeah, little light bikes can be great fun. I used to live in rural Wales, and they are a delight to chuck around windy, scenic, country roads. I do miss riding bikes, especially on a warm, sunny day in quiet parts of the country.

The YBR was great. I may have been lucky and got a good one, but the only problem I had, is that the speedo cable went, which I was able to fix myself and I'm pretty hopeless with mechanicing. Must have had it for a year or two. Not so good on the bigger roads though, as it's top speed isn't great. If I was to get another bike in the UK, i'd get a 250 these days. I'd want a bit of extra oomph.

My last riding experience was in SE Asia where everyone rides about 125 max, hence traffic is slower and riding there has a different feel to UK. This will have an impact on my personal opinions of motorbikes.

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>> No. 4357 Anonymous
26th August 2019
Monday 6:37 pm
4357 CARS
Ok i know very little about cars but i may need to buy one soon. id like something small easy maintained as im thick. and good on juice what would you suggest? oh and diesel vs petrol.

(A good day to you Sir!)
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>> No. 4372 Anonymous
26th August 2019
Monday 9:53 pm
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This one ticks all the boxes for me.

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201908080916134?sort=relevance&price-from=1500&maximum-mileage=70000&advertising-location=at_cars&onesearchad=New&onesearchad=Nearly%20New&onesearchad=Used&year-from=2010&radius=50&postcode=bh204ae&price-to=2000&page=1

Japanese cars tend to be very reliable and you'll get another 100,000 miles out of it easily. That's about 5 years worth of driving, if you're commuting to Bournemouth.
>> No. 4373 Anonymous
26th August 2019
Monday 11:20 pm
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>>4371

OP says he doesn't know much about cars; buying a write-off can be a minefield, even if it looks straight.

>>4372

It looks tidy enough, but I'd want to see a service history before buying anything with that sort of mileage. 150k is a perfectly reasonable mileage for something that has been well looked after, but it could be on death's door if the owner's idea of routine maintenance is "take it to the garage when the grinding noises get unbearably loud". The assortment of stains on the upholstery aren't a great sign. It's also being sold on trade terms, so you're pretty much shit out of luck if it's a lemon.
>> No. 4419 Anonymous
3rd November 2019
Sunday 11:58 pm
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I've just passed my test and I'm looking a runabout. Unfortunately at my current residence the insurance seems to be extra wank, so I've had to downsize my expectations from superminis to city cars.

That in mind I've been looking at Hyundai i10s mostly, and also found a Fiat Panda 1.1 from 2010 with 39000 miles on it.
There's those peugeot/toyota/citroen city cars in the same cost bad but they've got no space in the boot at all so I want something boxier for when I want to carry things.

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201910233606284

I just want someone to give me an opinion before I go have a look. I like Pandas too; they're pleasingly boxy and practical, the cabin is less hideous than the toyota Aygos of similar vintage and the body is better looking than the blobby i10 or old kia picantos.
>> No. 4420 Anonymous
4th November 2019
Monday 12:18 am
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>>4419
Panda is definitely a good choice for what you're looking at - but don't write off those Toyota Aygos; you might think they look a bit shit for your first car, but the bit you haven't discovered yet is maintenance, and those Japanese cars are way more durable and reliable than the Italians.
>> No. 4421 Anonymous
4th November 2019
Monday 6:01 pm
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>>4420
Aygos are rebadged citroen/peugots built in the Czech republic.
Yeah they're more or less reliable and cheap to maintain but they're not toyotas underneath.

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>> No. 4326 Anonymous
28th April 2019
Sunday 5:39 pm
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I've been giving serious thought to getting a sidecar motorcycle as an alternative to car:

- get one made before or in 1979 and it's classified as a historic vehicle (probably some sort of old BMW copy like an Ural but it could also be an old Jap bike with a sidecar attached)
- no London congestion charge because it's still a motorcycle
- no London emmissions charge because it's exempt as a historic vehicle
- no MOT fees because it's exempt as a historic vehicle
- no road tax because it's exempt as a historic vehicle
- cheap insurance because it's a historic vehicle
- better fuel economy than a typical hatchback
- can use motorcycle parking bays
- practical because the sidecar is basically the same size as the boot of a small car
- not as much of a hassle as a classic car because of the simplicity/ease of maintenance of motorcycles

This strikes me as an incredibly genius idea but I'm pretty drunk right now.
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>> No. 4327 Anonymous
28th April 2019
Sunday 5:45 pm
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I'm not really a Bike Guy but this sounds like a solid plan to me, too, as long as you're confident you can get the parts and keep a bike that old running.

Also I've never seen a bike with sidecar park in a motorbike bay, you'd probably end up taking up two or three spaces.
>> No. 4328 Anonymous
28th April 2019
Sunday 5:56 pm
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>>4326
I like the plan in many ways, but the only problem is that with a sidecar you lose one of the primary benefits of having a bike - filtering through traffic; you would essentially be the width of a small car, and so would end up sitting in a lot more traffic than you would on a normal bike.

Have always wanted one too (particularly some of the old BMW ones) but not as a main/commuting bike.
>> No. 4329 Anonymous
28th April 2019
Sunday 6:58 pm
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>>4328

The handling of a sidecar outfit is really fucking weird. You're totally asymmetrical and the weight distribution changes radically depending on who or what is in the sidecar. It's not like you have to totally re-learn how to ride, but there is a fairly steep learning curve and a lot of your instincts can get you into trouble.
>> No. 4330 Anonymous
28th April 2019
Sunday 7:48 pm
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>>4327
I think pretty much every old Soviet machine was designed to be easily fixed with a hammer and some basic tools...but I've heard that the biggest problem is that you'll be doing a lot of fixing. I've never seen a sidecar in a motorbike bay either, but I've also never seen anyone riding a sidecar bike either.

>>4328
Very true, that's why I emphasised it being an alternative to a small car in this very specific set of circumstances. There isn't much benefit if you don't need to haul a bunch of shit within central London, or greater London if the ULEZ extension in 2021 proceeds as planned.

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>> No. 4313 Anonymous
14th April 2019
Sunday 4:17 pm
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I want to fill up my tyres with air. The manual says that the tyres should be cold (i.e. driven for no more than 1 mile and having been parked for 3 hours). Given that my nearest garage is 1.5 miles away, how much would this affect cold tyre pressure?
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>> No. 4314 Anonymous
14th April 2019
Sunday 4:19 pm
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This is some weird maths homework, lad.
>> No. 4315 Anonymous
14th April 2019
Sunday 4:26 pm
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Unless you're aiming for 0.1psi accuracy, fuck-all, just do it.
If you are aiming for 0.1psi, then know that the forecourt gauges aren't rated for that, and atmospheric pressure changes far more than that, even before you do crazy things like driving up hills.
It's nice to have them all roughly right, but I suspect I'd not spot 0.5psi difference even on mad tyres like ACB10s for road use, and 1psi for regular stuff.
And that's a distressing image.
>> No. 4316 Anonymous
14th April 2019
Sunday 7:39 pm
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>>4315
Ok thanks

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>> No. 4280 Anonymous
2nd March 2019
Saturday 9:53 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-41nLtleX0

I only really watch Wheeler Dealers on the late night channels, so hadn't realised in latest versions he had left the show. And beef with the shouty fat man?

He and James May probably need to do something together.

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>> No. 4251 Anonymous
20th January 2019
Sunday 1:36 pm
4251 winter
Winter's begun, so it's time to start dragging muppets out of the ditches again.
Take care, /mph/m8s.
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>> No. 4252 Anonymous
20th January 2019
Sunday 1:50 pm
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>>4251
I am so glad I don't have to commute on the roads at this time of year. I'm looking forward to the day our autonomous car overlords refuse to drive because of the weather.

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>> No. 4248 Anonymous
19th November 2018
Monday 6:09 pm
4248 Haunted alternator
Evening, friends.

My old alternator was on the way out for a while and it finally bit the dust a few weeks back. I got a new one fitted at a garage that was recommended to me, but ever since then my lights have been flickering when the engine is running.

I measured the voltage on the battery with the engine running idle and it was pulsing between about 13.5 and 14.5 V. It also seems to be tied to the engine temperature, as it becomes less noticable when the car has warmed up. Tonight was a cold one and my power steering wasn't working until a few minutes into my journey. I've had the same thing before I got the new alternator, but it came on with the red battery warning light on previously.

Earlier I tried swapping the battery out with a new one, but that didn't seem to fix anything. Does this just sound like a loose connection somewhere, or a bad ground?
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>> No. 4249 Anonymous
19th November 2018
Monday 7:44 pm
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always suspect ground, when things get weird.
Also worth checking the connector on the back of the alternator - if it's a 3-pin crimp one, they can fail quite subtly, and any discontinuity will fuck the alternator quickly, as the voltage will spike if the load vanishes.

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>> No. 4240 Anonymous
30th September 2018
Sunday 12:31 am
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What are some 4x4s that are reliable, easy to work on, and can be had for about 2k or less?

So far I've hit upon the old Cherokee. It apparently has a great reputation for reliability in the states (the engine and drivetrain at least) but it never gained the same cult following over here, so it can be had for a modest price. I've looked into Shoguns/Pajeros and Isuzu Troopers but haven't heard good things about them.
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>> No. 4243 Anonymous
30th September 2018
Sunday 1:40 am
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>>4242

LPG is a decent shout, it's undeniably fun to knock around in a big old american Jeep. I wouldn't ever do it because I don't like having a big tank in the back. Just make sure you're realistically close to a station that offers LPG, mind.

Fair play on the Landy front, I should say that I've never found a 200tdi or 300tdi to be any worse than any other similarly aged motor. The later ones are a bit of a nightmare with air suspension and lots of traction control stuff that breaks at the first sign of dust. but the earlier, you just need to look after them. I understand why so many are put off them, but I think I've spent less on my 300tdi than I have on my 2005 BMW.

Anyway - you're right about Land Cruisers, they're ludicrously priced. However, you definitely should be able to get a Hilux Surf for the price you're looking for. I'm just scouring AutoTrader now and I see decent ones for under a grand and a half. They're tanks.

I've also heard good things about the Mitsubushi L200, but for 2k you'll probably only find a handful of examples. Ford Rangers are worth considering too, but there's not a huge amount of them in this country.

My dad had a Grand Cherokee for years. It was cracking and would probably still be considered 'luxurious' even today. I think he had a transmission problem on it eventually, but you're rolling the dice no matter what with old 4x4s.
>> No. 4244 Anonymous
1st October 2018
Monday 7:39 pm
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>>4242
I'm an ex-Land Rover owner. They're fantastic cars, but generally built by seventeen-year-olds in Solihull and are fucking unreliable. My next 4x4 will definitely be the Hilux Surf, it is noticeable how all the farming types have moved over to the Toyota - they're just better value.
>> No. 4245 Anonymous
1st October 2018
Monday 11:10 pm
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>>4244
They can't tow 3.5t, though, can they?
I'm looking for a tow car that can legally pull my 3.5t trailer and be a general beater. Looks like a landy, a grand cherokee or a recent X5. Since I only want it for towing a few times a month, and don't need to go far, the cherokee's in with a chance, but a disco will probably win. X5 is not really a goer, especially as they apparently really suck off-road. Plenty of landy menders around here if I can't face it.
>> No. 4246 Anonymous
2nd October 2018
Tuesday 1:07 am
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A friend of mine has an ancient, abused Jimny held together by duct tape and grit that was, at one point, a 4x4. It still drives, and I've not heard about any engine problems with it in spite of the absolute state it's in.

Not what you're looking for if you want a 4x4 for space though.
>> No. 4247 Anonymous
8th October 2018
Monday 3:51 pm
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How about a Nissan Patrol Y61?

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>> No. 4234 Anonymous
19th September 2018
Wednesday 8:47 pm
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I got into a bit of a fight with a tipper truck today and my car lost.
Damage isn't too bad, I knocked my bumper half-off which broke some of the mounting points, and there's a bit of a dent on the wheel arch, but no other damage. The other guys truck didn't even have a scratch.
Mines 10 years old and I was thinking of getting a new one soon anyway. I've decided not to go to the insurance and just try and trade it in part exchange. Or take it into a body shop for a more permanent repair than shoving it back into place and cable-tieing it.

Am I being a complete mong by doing this?
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>> No. 4235 Anonymous
19th September 2018
Wednesday 9:19 pm
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>>4234
You're a complete mong if you can't afford it. If you can, then go for it. You're asking the question like part exchange and go for something else is an option, so if you think you can upgrade to something in a better state of repair with its attendant lower maintenance costs then go for that.
>> No. 4236 Anonymous
19th September 2018
Wednesday 9:29 pm
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>>4235
Yes the money isn't a problem really.
I'm just being a bit overly paranoid about finding that dealers will refuse to accept it in part exchange as it is, and other silly things.

The vans owner has agreed that there's no damage and is okay with it going unreported.
>> No. 4237 Anonymous
19th September 2018
Wednesday 10:26 pm
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>>4236
So you are at fault but no harm done. If the other party is willing to drop it, then that's perfect. Look at the situation, if you are sure you fucked up, then that is what it is and good on the other side to let it go.
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20th September 2018
Thursday 12:42 am
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>>4236
Depends on the potential resale. If it's scrap anyway then they might take it, but if theres a chance they could make a few quid they might tell you to sod off without repairing it.
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20th September 2018
Thursday 3:01 pm
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Most part-exchange cars end up at auction. The price the dealer offers you is partly based on what they think it'll sell for and partly a discount on the list price of the new car. As long as it's worth something, they'll take it as PX even if it's a bit tatty. They're usually more generous towards the end of the month, because they've got sales targets to meet.

It's also worth pointing out that you'll usually get a better deal by selling privately.

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