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Old 02-02-2008, 03:41 AM   #21
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1. Feet
2. Mongoose mountain bike
3. 1989 Mercedes-Benz W126 420SEL (Only drove it a few times cause the BMW was in for repairs)
4. 1992 BMW 325i
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Old 02-02-2008, 04:28 AM   #22
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I've always been nuts about cars, I used to drag my poor wife round all the local showrooms & she'd sit drinking coffee after coffee while I was shown several cars, tell you what though, if she'd have lived she'd had simply loved my last three, the Passat, Audi & the Merc!!
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Old 02-02-2008, 06:36 AM   #23
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My personal methods of transport:

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Old 02-02-2008, 07:26 AM   #24
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Now here's a list of insurance costs for some of those cars per annum, all comprehensive, showing the average over the period I owned them [ in brackets];

Reliant 37 [1 year]
Marina 42 [4 years]
Allegro 63 [5 years]
Orion 126 [2 years]
Sierra 175 [3 years]
Mondeo 138 [3 years]
" 162 [2 years]
" 272 [2 years] Ghia
Passat 290 [ " ]
Audi 410 [ " ]
Mercedes 320* [ongoing] *1.4
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my insurance as a named driver on my parents car (a fiat, 1.1 liters) is over 800 per annum

mind you, im still not a full licence holder
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I'm still not a full licence holder
How come boyo?
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my insurance prices were:

206 first year 1,800, second year couldnt get a quote under 2,900.. sold car
daewoo 1,200 a year, paid 400 for the car..
bmw 1800 per year
seat 1,300 per year

i havnt kept insurance for a huge amount of time really, the first year i had a years, then in the last year ive had 3 cars.. changed the policy to have a different car from the daewoo to the bm, got a new years policy starting from the end of last month..
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Old 02-02-2008, 11:34 AM   #28
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Good god Mark!!!, that's awful mate
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Old 02-02-2008, 12:18 PM   #29
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my insurance prices were:

206 first year 1,800, second year couldnt get a quote under 2,900.. sold car
daewoo 1,200 a year, paid 400 for the car..
bmw 1800 per year
seat 1,300 per year

i havnt kept insurance for a huge amount of time really, the first year i had a years, then in the last year ive had 3 cars.. changed the policy to have a different car from the daewoo to the bm, got a new years policy starting from the end of last month..
wow those insurance prices are mega high. how old are you if you dont mind me asking?

ive only had one automobile and thats a nissan primera p10 2.0 and that cost me 850 on the insurance, not as high as marks and ive only been driving since aug 07. mind you i am 23yrs old which helped a little on the insurance
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Good god Mark!!!, that's awful mate
I have roughly the same prices if I were insured as a primary driver on my cars.
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