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Alistair Wright
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  • Staveley
  • United Kingdom

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Alistair Wright and Brian (up north) Morris are now friends
Jun 13, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"ugh no now thats just plain stupid ill never understand insurance "
Jun 13, 2016
Dave Adams commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"Weirdly I crashed my green phaeton in 2012...it should have been written  off.......but the insurance  went down....but for my conventional car it went from £127 a year to £700!"
Jun 13, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"25.000 miles a year lmfao it would take me 10 years to do that in a melos lol"
Jun 13, 2016
Jim (across the pond) Adamek commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"Yes, I have not had a wreck for well over 30 years so I do get a discount. Just one wreck at least doubles the cost over here. Also because I put under 25,000 miles a year on her I get another discount."
Jun 13, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"do you have no claims discount in the states jim for insurance ?"
Jun 13, 2016
Jim (across the pond) Adamek commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"Hmmm, Interesting. I wonder why yours is so much cheaper. Mine is actually quite low compared to other cars over here. lol, Maybe you guys have less wrecks over there."
Jun 13, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"yes jim :-)"
Jun 13, 2016
Jim (across the pond) Adamek commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"Is that only once a year Brian?"
Jun 13, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"true i just got my renewal through £114. "
Jun 13, 2016
Jim (across the pond) Adamek commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"Wow, That tax is ridiculous. Now my insurance does cost $330 per year so that kind of even things out."
Jun 13, 2016
Dave Adams commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"MOT £45 ($60) a year..then insurance £100 legal requirement....and tax £ 235 a year"
Jun 13, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"£40 a year just to test the car. then plus any parts needed. road tax. mine is £160 for six months can be much more for bigger engines. "
Jun 13, 2016
Jim (across the pond) Adamek commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"License plate cost $28.95 per year in Florida, That is the total cost for the car per year. Is that high compared to cost per year for you guys?"
Jun 13, 2016
Brian (up north) Morris commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"your lucky jim. every year we get stung for both grrrr "
Jun 13, 2016
Jim (across the pond) Adamek commented on Alistair Wright's blog post Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!
"lol, No MOT or tax over here in Florida. :-)"
Jun 13, 2016

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Duttons owned
Phaeton S3
Engine Type and Transmission Type
2.0l Pinto on a 2000E manual gearbox
Post code
LA8 9NW

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Sorry folks the curse of the Phaeton has jiggered the weather!

Posted on June 11, 2016 at 21:20 16 Comments

So I get my S3 MOT'd and taxed again this week and just after I get back from the garage the summer descends in to permanent monsoon (certainly near Kendal it has !)

Been a bit of a mission as our last adventure (Rose & Thistle road rally last August) ended on a transporter with a suspected cracked alloy sump covered in oil and further frustration that the steering kept weighting up on the twisty bits. 

Have to admit I shut the garage door on it and got my tinkering…

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At 23:42 on July 31, 2015, Dave Taylor said…

Okay 

At 23:41 on July 31, 2015, Daryl Heasman said…

I would  have used the word Possesed

At 23:20 on July 31, 2015, Adrian Southgate said…

You drive like a man with no fear... Simples :)

At 23:14 on July 31, 2015, Dave Taylor said…

Mr S, what are you trying to say?

At 21:27 on July 31, 2015, Adrian Southgate said…

Just to make you aware Alistair... Dave has very little fear, he keeps it in a matchbox and then leaves it at home when he takes Daisy out... Not saying he's nuts or anything like it of course...

At 23:57 on July 29, 2015, Lennard J Nuttall said…
Welcome Alistair and hopefully will meet up with you and Mr Taylor for a pint sometime.
At 21:42 on July 29, 2015, Dave Taylor said…

Alistair, next time you up around Shap you'll have to call for a brew

At 23:34 on July 26, 2015, Dave Taylor said…

Hi Alistair welcome to the site, not to far from me here in Orton. Loads of good helpful info, and friendly chat on here.

Post photos of your S3 when you can

 
 
 

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