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Re: Buying my first french car!
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I've always avoided them like the plauge!
I did too, they used to be in the early days funny odd looking things which put me right off them. Ages ago my Father in Law decided to buy a Renault 16 I thought OMG!! until I sat inside and had a drive. Wow was I surprised how comfortable it was.
So.. Am I taking a massive risk buying french? Will I regret it? Or are all the tales of woe and expense just an old wives tail?
I've now had nothing but Renaults since around 1968 nuff said
I'd be a liar if I said I'd never had a problem, & so would anyone else with any make of car going that far back. In my opinion your question is impossible to answer, I most certainly wouldn't by a second hand one, with little or no service history, but like any other car even that can't and won't guarantee no future problem, unfortunately a forum like this very rarely attracts people to say "How good my car is" Its more likely to attract people saying more like
I've got a problem with my Renault.
Currently in hondo's garage:
1.6 Valve-Matic SR. Red hot, toasty feet.