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Postby Miss Icey » 14 Oct 2005, 23:14

Do you use your Shuvit as your daily driver?

If not then whats your day to day car?

Ours is a Honda CRX 8)
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Postby Neilyman » 14 Oct 2005, 23:55

I did, for around 4yrs, then 5mths ago I got myself a new Astra Estate as The Shoveit wasn`t practical anymore, so it`s now in `storage` in my garage :)
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Postby Chevette_Rwd_Beast » 14 Oct 2005, 23:57

nope because I'm only 15 :lol:


will get used for about a year or so then either sell it or keep it for summer time 8)
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Postby andy » 15 Oct 2005, 00:11

nope not yet as its not roadworthy and when it is i may do for the summer months anyway
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Postby Herbie_Flowers » 15 Oct 2005, 00:25

i drive a Vauxhall Omega as a day to day car as it's more practical and comfy for the family, besides the chevette isn't roadworthy yet.
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Postby Doive » 15 Oct 2005, 00:55

There seems to be a recurring theme of unroadworthiness here! My car was used as a daily driver, but she now lives in the garage after failing the MoT. Astra has taken up the job of daily driver, but hopefully will have the little car going by the middle of the week.
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Postby spyke » 15 Oct 2005, 07:36

my lil' chevette is driven day in day out, rain or shine. especially rain.not yet experianced the snow in the ol' girl.
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Postby Miss Icey » 15 Oct 2005, 08:16

We could drive the Chevette everyday as it's Tax'd Mot'd etc etc, but he prefers to drive the CRX (much to my annoyance because I love going out in the Chevette)
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Postby Shellysowner » 15 Oct 2005, 14:25

Used to drive the Chevette every day but the old girl aint fantastic on the motorway, plus I used to hate seeing her sitting out in the rain on my street so now she's safely tucked away in the garage and I've got a Saab 900 I 16v 5dr Combi-Coupe :D
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Postby shuvit-tim » 15 Oct 2005, 15:08

storage neily!? sacrilage! sell it to me!
when all else fails, rivets, cable ties and bodge tape will see you through

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Postby Shellysowner » 15 Oct 2005, 15:11

shuvit-tim wrote:storage neily!? sacrilage! sell it to me!


Don't listen to him neily - it's a trick. He's gonna take it apart, turret it and then leave it in his garage :P
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Postby shuvit-tim » 15 Oct 2005, 15:14

:lol:

piffle - i'd run this one exactly how it is!
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Postby nutty but nice » 15 Oct 2005, 19:21

Mines going to be a daily driver soon.
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Postby Shuvit-pinto » 15 Oct 2005, 19:23

OK, Well, number One is off the road and will be until the day it dies, number two I have just got back on the road and use when I feel like it and number 3 is off the road to untill it has been Piazza'd !!

My daily car is a Peugeot 405 Estate or the wifes 2003 diesil Nissan Primera.
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Postby nutty but nice » 15 Oct 2005, 19:35

Three chevettes lol greedy barsteward
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Postby Doive » 16 Oct 2005, 00:16

Don't sell your car to Tim Neily - he will paint it green, generally abuse it and then allow several men to molest it with a piece of wood and a block and tackle. Cruel man.
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Postby jayen4 » 16 Oct 2005, 00:51

nutty but nice wrote:Three chevettes lol greedy barsteward
I also had 3 Chevettes at the same time,all automatics too. As certain people on here know !! :wink: (Doive quote: It looks toss !) LOL !!
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Postby Tortron » 16 Oct 2005, 07:38

unfortunately i must also say that my chevette is "on blocks" so to speak, but should be on the road again in 2 days, and road "legal" by next weekend (how important can a towing eye be").

its my daily driver, tho i dont really like taking her out in the rain, if patched the leaks from the battery tray so maybe i can now :P
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Postby nutty but nice » 16 Oct 2005, 10:08

Quick question as most of our cars are off road :cry: for the mot does the 77" kadett saloon i have, does it have a fog light switch as i cant find it is it a requirment for mot?
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Postby BamOpel » 16 Oct 2005, 10:25

I've always been lead to believe that with things like fog lights..if you have them they need to function to pass the mot. But this isn't gospel.
I once had a fail on a bald spare tyre, I went home removed the spare from the boot, went back without it & got a pass ! :?
My Kadett is my 'daily' driver though I walk/cycle to work so don't use it everyday. It lives in the garage & comes out a couple of times a week in all weather. Also use my girlfriend's mk2 Golf for any journeys involving too much motorway.
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Postby nutty but nice » 16 Oct 2005, 11:39

Should be ok then

thanks.
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Postby Chevette Girl » 17 Oct 2005, 01:48

Yep, the Little Beast (82 Acadian) is my daily driver.... that's why so many non-critical repairs get delayed till they're getting critical, cause I can't find a bodyshop that'll give me a loaner so I can get to work while they patch up my darling, and I can't get into THAT much of it myself in case I can't get it all back together in time for work... At least my regular mechanic has loaners, although his loaners are usually such abused pieces of crap that I'm always sooooo glad to get my slow, grumpy old car back... :D
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Postby nutty but nice » 17 Oct 2005, 20:28

I think well i hope i've just finished the last of the welding, could see tarmac by next week to an mot :lol:
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Postby iety2004 » 17 Oct 2005, 21:42

My kadett is my daily driver, or was until the engine gave up, in the process of swapping the engines in the evenings ater uni. Just want to running again before i get a SR lump in there.

I have had to use my MK2 Golf Driver as a daily driver since. No way as much fun.
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