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post #1 of 43 (permalink) Old 26-02-2017, 12:52 Thread Starter
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Unhappy Oh Woe Is Me...

Having suffered a year of dark looks and cryptic comments from my neighbours, I have sadly had to decide which MG has to go and really reluctantly, it is the F.
It is such a nice car that I don't use it at all in Winter and it just sits under its cover looking sad. The TF is just a big show off and likes to be out and about, slightest bit of sun and the roofs down and he's away.
I'll really miss the F, it's a lovely car that is a pleasure to drive, but space is at a premium so if you want to look, it's on fleabay for 10 days.
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I'd get rid of the TF......and possibly I will have now started the which is better debate all over again
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I'd get rid of the TF......and possibly I will have now started the which is better debate all over again
Why do you say get rid of the TF

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Tax and use it.....
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Having a few of each, I prefer the ride of the F over the TF
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Having a few of each, I prefer the ride of the F over the TF
That's fair enough each to there own.

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Link to your eBay listing?????
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I would have told the neighbours to do one. Much better to have a gawjus car like that to slightly spoil their view or take up a teeny bit of parking space,rather than a rusty transit van or a Winnebago.
It looks a lovely example, looks in about the same condition as mine which I have had for sale on a couple of selling sites. Good luck with the sale,hope you get a bid or 2 cos I just get jokers offering me 500 for mine without even seeing it. Chancers ;o)
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What is the relation between the neighbours and let go a car?
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post #12 of 43 (permalink) Old 27-02-2017, 17:43 Thread Starter
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Well, firstly I only have the drive and one parking space. I have two MG's, my Expert van and the wife's Suzuki Vitara, so it is a bit tight to say the least. The neighbours are OK most of the time, but living at the end of a cul de sac, even I think it unfair to monopolise the available spare spaces.
All the vehicles are taxed and insured and do get used, it's just the F that gets used least. It really is in good order and I would hate to spoil that with road salt, etc, so it just sits there most of the time.
I agree that the ride is more refined and it is a very smooth car to drive. Each time I go out in one of them, I decide to sell the other, then change my mind!
I've got so much 'stuff' that I need to de-clutter and this year is the year I DO IT!
Also got a Myford ML8 (woodturning lathe) and a 1960's dining table, chairs and sideboard which belonged to my parents and have taken over the garage for the past 10 years, plus loads of ceramics, vases, figures and plates etc, which were valuable a few years ago, all taking up space. I really need a big house with lots of land, but as that's not likely to happen without a lottery win and I don't do the lottery!
I don't know how 'dert' manages with his fleet!
Anyway, it was a hard decision, but it's done. I just hope it finds a good home, not too far away.
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I don't know how 'dert' manages with his fleet!
A long driveway helps



But still have my Rover 620ti, one mgf and my mk3 cortina elsewhere

Just wish I knew someone with a barn I could use
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But still have my Rover 620ti, one mgf and my mk3 cortina elsewhere

Just wish I knew someone with a barn I could use
Bet car cleaning on a Sunday is a long winded affair.

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Bet car cleaning on a Sunday is a long winded affair.

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You're catching up with Dert Quickly
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A long driveway helps

You have room for at least 3 more there
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You have room for at least 3 more there
There is also a 75th F and a red TF on the drive as well now
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You could call it a museum and charge people to have a look!
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A long driveway helps



But still have my Rover 620ti, one mgf and my mk3 cortina elsewhere

Just wish I knew someone with a barn I could use
Nice collection. You obviously like blue
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A long driveway helps



But still have my Rover 620ti, one mgf and my mk3 cortina elsewhere

Just wish I knew someone with a barn I could use
Have you considered therapy?
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