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Needing a car yet my bad neighbors are still on the look out for a new car, all bunched up keeping a lookout.

The kind lady showed her true colors and i'm glad we never gave her any info on personal life.

Sad people think i'm stupid to trust just anyone.

Stopped me getting another st, yes really not just a moan.
 

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….and we’re allowed into the London ULEZ zone free of charge, whereas even moderately old diesels are not….so surely they should pay more VED being more environmentally unfriendly ?


Road Tax still based on CO2 emissions.

Our old Mk2 STs are still hammered with £360 a year while many older diesel cars - now proven to be pumping out far more than their official figures plus dangerous particulates & NOx - pay a fraction of that.
 

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….and we’re allowed into the London ULEZ zone free of charge, whereas even moderately old diesels are not….so surely they should pay more VED being more environmentally unfriendly ?
My diesel Passat passes every mot emissions test and kicks out a cloud of black stuff under hard acceleration from slow speed, and is £18.37 a month 🙈
 

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My diesel Passat passes every mot emissions test and kicks out a cloud of black stuff under hard acceleration from slow speed, and is £18.37 a month 🙈
Lucky then you hate London and won’t be driving into the ULEZ zone, but just polluting Suffolk instead….for half the cost of the 500 VED😊
 

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None of those sort of places have people who actually care about the condition of the wheel. After my DIY refurb every garage I tried that touched the wheels damaged them, all just giving the excuse of the DIY refurb being soft...
Funny how a wheel specialist, and a friend of mine could change tyres without damaging them...

To be fair I am surprised that it's been 3 or 4 years since I did my refurb and they only have the damage these garages did in the early days- no flaking paint like they said would happen. Was worth the effort. Apart from garages not taking care whilst doing their job!
 

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Thanks Kwik Fit - Congleton for your work fitting my new tyre after hitting at pothole yesterday. Shame you couldn’t take more care of my newly refurbished alloy!!!!!🤬🤬🤬🤬
FFS Mate! All it takes is some car and attention from them... as @kiemuloly says, it's pretty much down to the person and if they can be bothered to take the care! Hope they reimburse you for the repair.
 

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Thanks Kwik Fit - Congleton for your work fitting my new tyre after hitting at pothole yesterday. Shame you couldn’t take more care of my newly refurbished alloy
Ffs that's poor, but saying that the kwik fit in Congleton is absolutely terrible. I made the mistake once about 12 years ago, nipped across the road on my break from another terrible establishment the Cheshire tavern to get a couple of tyres for my old diesel fez. Directional tyres, I told then they were both going on the front and they'd fit both the tyres with the tread pattern facing the same way. I didn't realise until i got home that night to fit them.
 

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(Why no one uses police)
Finally got a call and due to the failings of the system they have got away for damaging my car, keying it and damage done after which lead to me scraping it, a few laws that was broken that day yet still being ignored. Evidence and witnesses and still the idiots have been given a free pass for doing it.

Not sure why i even pay my tax if the police never do they're jobs even with everything laid down for them.
 
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(Why no one uses police)
Finally got a call and due to the failings of the system they have got away for damaging my car, keying it and damage done after which lead to me scraping it, a few laws that was broken that day yet still being ignored. Evidence and witnesses and still the idiots have been given a free pass for doing it.

Not sure why i even pay my tax if the police never do they're jobs even with everything laid down for them.
I sympathise with you mate, had similar experiences with the Sheriffs myself. Unless its revenue related they don`t seem to be interested.
 

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I sympathise with you mate, had similar experiences with the Sheriffs myself. Unless its revenue related they don`t seem to be interested.
Its not just the bobbies, seems many people are like this these days, wish i was better off like others that don't work or haven't worked in they're lives and have things handed to them.

oh well, just moving after new year then its a new st for me.
 
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Quick rant, my eldest kid so bloody stupid sitting on her gaming chair, spun round, fell off the chair, pc controller straight through her £600 monitor 😢😢
Just had to get her a cheaper monitor, kids cost a fortune 😂🤬
And you've grounded her and stopped her pocket until the end of time 👍
 

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Just had my insurance renewal from LV and it's been hiked up by £100 a year !

My insurance has been a similar amount from them for a few years now and suddenly this big jump.

Anyone else finding similar rises and is there any reason for it ?
 

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No, mine went down last week with Greenlight and the same was true last year.

Not much, but less nonetheless.


Just had my insurance renewal from LV and it's been hiked up by £100 a year !

My insurance has been a similar amount from them for a few years now and suddenly this big jump.

Anyone else finding similar rises and is there any reason for it ?
 
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