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    FAO : Howard

    For the last 2 weeks YOU have had a nicer/faster/cleaner/more valueable car than moi.

    It's true.

    I have not got a company car at the mo.....I have an F reg, Cavalier 1.7 D "Pauper Spec" and it is SLOW.

    57bhp slow.

    and it's mine. And I have nothing else (for the road, Astra rally cars with 130+ bhp) don;t count.

    Just s'long as you know

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    no no no - if howard still has the 899cc cinq its only running on 38bhp with a top speed of 83

    surely the vauxhall cav will be quicker?

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    yes the Vaux may have more power... but it also happens to be three times the weight of the wee Fiat

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    Correction BroadbandPlacey..... 39BHP and 87MPH .

    Incidentally I washed and polished her at the weekend. Here's a photo. Ignore the bumpers, they're knackered. Lol.


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    extra 3mph there Howard now she's slippery

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    Have you been 'customising' the bumpers?
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    Customised down the local halfords (Damn those parking bays huh Howards? )


    BBP... Howard... we should start a cinq appreciation club here
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    looks a bit like a lupo/arosa.. only they come with added fast :|
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    The base model Lupos aren't much faster, if at all...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howard


    Correction BroadbandPlacey..... 39BHP and 87MPH .

    Incidentally I washed and polished her at the weekend. Here's a photo. Ignore the bumpers, they're knackered. Lol.


    I love it! I didn't know you had a Fiat. I bet its serious fun to drive
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    AND he's got a gravel drive

    Mate..my Cav is SOOOO SLOWW...and dont go thinking that cos it's a diesel it has torque....

    not this one....its DIRE

    But it is quite good on fuel

    Weekend trip to Devon, over 60 mpg

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    have you used teh accellerometer on it? how long is it taking to 60?

    incidentally, you can get a brand NEW gold with (iirc) a 2l, NON turbo diesel engine..

    http://www.whatcar.com/RoadTest_Full...DL=0&RT=208080 - 18 seconds to 60!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33
    AND he's got a gravel drive
    AND I can't stand it It gets everywhere and is just generally a pain in the ass. Lol.


    Tom: Yeh it's not bad, could do with stiffer suspension and being a tad lower though... Fair bit of body roll through corners
    It's not an easy car to drive due to it's small nature and the way the clutch/gearbox works, unless you're careful and/or experienced with it, it's got a sort of either "on or off" nature. I like it though for a first car it's alright


    5Lab.... The new Golfs are that slow??

    Mine gets to 60 in around 18 seconds..... Blimey
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    the fiat cinq is brilliant if your pushing it right to the edge, so much body roll your heads touching the door glass, and you have to thrash the feck out of it to get anywhere... because its so light it oversteers like mad so you have to permanently fight it to get it hooked up in the corner.

    oh how i miss 'the cinq'

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