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Re: ford fanboys
The motoring press seem very preoccupied with how a car handles at the Nurburgring, which would only truly be relevant to the UK motorist if we were allowed to travel without a speed limit and our roads were equally smooth.
I can understand why in an emergency avoidance situation, you want your car as much 'on-side' as possible, but having to put up with a ride similar to catching a lift on a tea-tray down a flight of stairs for the remaining 99.99999% of the time seems a high and unnecessary price to pay.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
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2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater