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Whittie
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Registered: 11th Aug 06
Location: North Wales Drives: BMW, Corsa & Fiat
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4th Feb 08 at 15:55   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

My red corsa was 400 mile roundtrip.

Thinking of doing a 1200 mile round trip to get my next car...

How many miles have people been to get their pride and joy?
marklawton
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Registered: 24th Apr 05
Location: Pensby, Wirral Drives:Golf mk4 GTI
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4th Feb 08 at 15:57   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

grey one was about 200 miles round trip,

green one was about 1 mile round trip, lol
Scotty C
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Registered: 6th Nov 05
Location: Kidderminster Drives: 1.6 16v Sport
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4th Feb 08 at 15:57   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Did 250 thursday which was 10 hours.

But i'd go anywhere in the uk if it was a minter. I'd be abit gutted if it was shitter when I got there though, so beware
ShEp
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Registered: 9th Aug 05
Location: Dingwall, Highland
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4th Feb 08 at 15:57   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

700miles round trip
Matt L
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4th Feb 08 at 16:01   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

manchester so about 80ish (thats a very very rough guess)
new one = 5miles
deex
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Registered: 9th Nov 07
Location: portsmouth
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4th Feb 08 at 16:03   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

portsmouth to leicestershire so about 400 miles?

well worth it though for the right car
Graham88
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Registered: 16th Apr 07
Location: South East Kent Drives: E46 M3
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4th Feb 08 at 16:07   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Err about 400 mile round trip I think
Teddy
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Registered: 19th Jul 04
Location: Northampton Drives: VW Bora 1.9TDi pd130
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4th Feb 08 at 16:07   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

My Golf GTi - Northampton to Staines 80 miles each way.

Golf GT TDi - Northampton to Sale - 150miles each way.

I did actually have to use a plane once to go and buy a car
Fro
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Registered: 20th Jun 06
Location: Rainham, Essex Drives: A3 2.0TDi Sport
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4th Feb 08 at 16:09   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

My golf came from up north past edinburgh. (baring in mind im near the dartford toll bridge.)

[Edited on 04-02-2008 by fro-dizzle]
thegsi
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Registered: 3rd Feb 07
Location: Kidderminster Drives: Evo (you can't afford one)
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4th Feb 08 at 16:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Midlands to Portsmouth. Dont know the exact milage but it took 3 hours each way!
harrisp
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Registered: 15th Dec 07
Location: Derbyshire
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4th Feb 08 at 16:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Went three miles to see it, bought it then the bloke drove it to mine.
Haimsey
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Registered: 8th May 05
Location: Nottingham Drives: Corsa B
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4th Feb 08 at 16:11   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

About 150 round trip


Marcy Marc

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Graham88
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Registered: 16th Apr 07
Location: South East Kent Drives: E46 M3
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4th Feb 08 at 16:12   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by fro-dizzle
My golf came from up north past edinburgh. (baring in mind im near the dartford toll bridge.)


davec495
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Registered: 16th Sep 07
Location: Willington, County Durham
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4th Feb 08 at 16:13   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

1/2 a mile round trip lol like 2 no were my cars come from
corsa_nation
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Registered: 27th Dec 04
Location: Wiltshire
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4th Feb 08 at 16:16   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

nearly did a 400 mile trip, but ended up doing a 5 miler haha
myke
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Registered: 7th Feb 01
Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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4th Feb 08 at 16:16   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

varies.
most of mine have been around 40 miles, but i'm going 80 to get one at the weekend.
Adam C
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Registered: 10th Jan 07
Location: Cornwall UK Drives:Arden Blue Gsi T
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4th Feb 08 at 16:18   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

My first corsa came from a car auction and was 35 miles away
My second was in Plymouth but had it delivered to me lol

My third was 1 mile away lol, as soon as i broke my second one for bits i managed to find my current one in a local garage.


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Graham88
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Registered: 16th Apr 07
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4th Feb 08 at 16:22   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Oh & the one I'm getting today is a 1/4 mile trip
FruitBooTeR
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Registered: 18th Jan 07
Location: Wolverhampton Drives: S15
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4th Feb 08 at 16:25   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by Whittie

Thinking of doing a 1200 mile round trip to get my next car...




Where would that be going to lol sounds a lot
Whittie
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Registered: 11th Aug 06
Location: North Wales Drives: BMW, Corsa & Fiat
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4th Feb 08 at 16:28   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by FruitBooTeR
quote:
Originally posted by Whittie

Thinking of doing a 1200 mile round trip to get my next car...




Where would that be going to lol sounds a lot


Isle Of Lewis from Llandudno
FruitBooTeR
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Location: Wolverhampton Drives: S15
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4th Feb 08 at 16:30   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Ok so basicly almost as far North as you can get It must be a minter lol
Kurt
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Registered: 23rd Oct 05
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4th Feb 08 at 16:31   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Alex.. how many miles did you do for pvs?
big eck
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Registered: 20th Apr 03
Location: Tullibody. Drives - Audi B8 S4 & Fiesta Zetec-S
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4th Feb 08 at 16:40   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I did a 600mile round trip for mine
Toby
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4th Feb 08 at 16:42   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

50 mile round trip, but would do a fair few if it was the car i wanted
mwg
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Registered: 19th Feb 04
Location: South Lakes
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4th Feb 08 at 16:46   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

About 75 miles for my Corsa.

1.5 miles for my A3.

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