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Horsetan last won the day on July 24 2011

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    Body in WCUK; mind and spirit in Ireland
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    Horse-racing tiger


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    1983 635CSi

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  1. has started 2014 with a full set of E24 M-Tech wheelarch covers. They were too good to waste.

  2. has attained 82.3mpg

    1. hippie dave

      hippie dave

      What about smiles to the gallon ??

    2. CV35Ian


      Unlikely to be in a 5 series!!!!

    3. Horsetan


      Update: 86.4mpg. New record for this Bora TDi :-) Aiming for 90mpg next.

  3. Horsetan

    Let's take it back to the 80's

    The 200 Turbo version of that could be scary in the wrong hands....
  4. Horsetan

    So much car, so little money

    The cars may be cheap. Hope the insurance is also cheap.....
  5. That, everyone, is the Mitsuoka Viewt. Mitsuoka are notorious for these "retro"-conversions; I think they are aimed at Japanese customers who want the looks of a classic car, but can't afford a real one. Quite a few imported into the UK. The question yis have to ask is.... "why???"
  6. Horsetan

    E24 LED indicators test

    Just after converting the indicators on the oul Six to run on LEDs. The flasher relay has been changed to one that's compatible with LEDs as well. No problems with MoT - the thing passed last week! Click here for test video clips "Only" the brakes, tail markers, rear fogs and reversing lights left to convert now......
  7. has 5740 Nectar points

  8. Whilst out on our usual long hack today, my horse Topsy stumbled across an abandoned E34 parked, half-hidden, on waste ground beside Old Watford Road in Bricket Wood. She walked up onto the patch so I could have a look. Closer inspection reveals it to be a 1993 model, which was last on the road in 2010 (according to the tax disc). Anyone ever seen this one before, or know who might own it? It has Sytner stickers and clear indicator lenses. Someone must have given it some love at some stage. Despite having the grass grow around it for the last two years, it still looks presentable.....
  9. and his horse discovered an abandoned E34 on waste ground today.

  10. Horsetan

    2003 VW Bora TDi 100 - fuel consumption update

    I'm just amazed!!
  11. is wondering whether 85mpg is possible?

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    2. aldo.
    3. HotboxDeluxe


      Can you find a downhill stretch that's 85 miles long?

    4. Horsetan


      Downhill helps, but it's not the whole thing. Momentum is.

  12. Horsetan

    2003 VW Bora TDi 100 - fuel consumption update

    I think the error margin works out at somewhere around 5%; if tyres are underinflated, it may have an effect. Anyhow, today I have exceeded even that record for the same journey. Beat that, Usain!
  13. Horsetan

    2003 VW Bora TDi 100 - fuel consumption update

    Today I attained a new personal best MPG figure! OMG! OMG!!!!
  14. Horsetan

    Vauxhall vxr8

    Holden / HSV cars are legendary - even the basic "VX" Commodore 3.8-litre saloon that I had for a month in Australia was effortless. The UK / UK-import cars are "overpriced" mainly because there are so few of them brought into the UK - even the official Monaro wasn't a brilliant seller. Holdens gained some popularity as an alternative to the E39 M5 when the latter was in production, and the saloon (basically a stretched and widened Omega) did make it over here in (very) small numbers. I think Linden Special Vehicles in Wellingborough was the main importer at the time, and they offered a bewildering number of engine, brakes and suspension upgrades.
  15. hasn't seen this much fuss over a Queen floating on the water since Michael Barrymore's pool party...