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Why People Buy A Particular Car

(+) We often get the car we want (-) We are often led by the nose by the adverts (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2003)

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Haynes Manuals - Build Your Own Sports Car for less than £250

(+) Great informative reading (-) None! (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2000)

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Motorway - Breaking Down

(+) Inexpensive help from 44p a week (-) Being stranded (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2000)

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Labour - Speeding by 1 MPH!!!

(+) None (-) Less time to deal with more serious matters! (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2000)

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Rapid Fit - Car Serving (Ford)

(+) Execellent service, no need to book, competetive (-) None really if you have a Ford. (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2000)

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Member Advice on Cars - Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency

Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency

(+) None (-) They are a law on to themselves!!! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2004)

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Parcel Carriers

(+) own boss, (of sorts) (-) franchise as a whole has a poor reputation (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2000)

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Second-Hand Car Spares

(+) Save money, savings can be spent on better things (-) Time consuming (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2004)

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Selling Cars

(+) Many different ways to do it. (-) It may cost you! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2007)

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High Occupancy Traffic Lanes

(+) See review (-) See review (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

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What Made You Buy THAT Car

Advantages: We often get the car we want
Disadvantages: We are often led by the nose by the adverts

~ ~ When you purchase a new car you might truly believe that you are buying it for any number of excellent reasons. It fits into your budget. It looks good and has loads of safety features. It goes like sh*t of a shovel! But the REAL reason that we buy a ...

the_mad_cabbie 27.05.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Why People Buy A Particular Car

Value for money

Sports cars for the Budget Concious

Advantages: Great informative reading
Disadvantages: None!

...There is a new wave sweeping across the sports car market right now, thanks to a book written by a School Teacher, and published by the well repected Haynes Manuals. Build Your Own Sports Car for Less than £250, by Ron Champion, now on its 2nd edition, ...

SvenBoulton 09.08.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Haynes Manuals - Build Your Own Sports Car for less than £250

HAYNES MANUALS

Advantages: Caters for beginner to advanced mechanic saving money and time.
Disadvantages: Not in colour and forget it if you own a Ferrari!

Most people who own cars know what it feels like to receive a huge bill for keeping their beloved vehicles on the road, whether it be the menial task of regular servicing or the dreaded annual M.O.T. Having worked in the motor trade i can honestly say ...

CRAIGJBRYAN 15.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Haynes Manuals - Build Your Own Sports Car for less than £250

A dangerous place to break down

Advantages: Inexpensive help from 44p a week
Disadvantages: Being stranded

...I often get asked, is breakdown cover worth having? My answer to that is very simply, yes, particularly if you do a lot of motorway driving. No matter who you are and where you live, a car will breakdown at the most inconvenient time and leave you totally ...

ScottishWestie 11.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Motorway - Breaking Down

People forget things in Emergencies

Advantages: Will keep you safe
Disadvantages: none

There you are coming back from your Chrimbo Holidays and getting ready to go back to work. In the back of the car are 3 children playing around and the wife is in the passenger side talking about how Aunty Flo loves her Tweed Perfume. All you want to do i ...

BUBBLES171 09.01.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Motorway - Breaking Down