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    Hi guys n gals, i'm Gav from Nottingham.

    A handfull on here will know me from the meet at Autobrite Direct Sunday just gone, where i was busy machine polishing an Astra VXR (Sorry i did'nt get chance to mingle a little more).

    Had the call today to say my 520i is ready to be picked up from a friend of my Grandparents. I've been waiting for it since last year as the current owner used it for business and has been slowly winding down to retire.

    All i know about it so far is its fairly high mileage, green with cream or tan leather and alloys lol, not seen it yet. I've been assured its in great condition and been looked after as the owner has had it from new and sent it to BMW for anything its needed over the years.

    The price i'm paying for it? Mowing a lawn once a week for the remainder of this summer! BARGAIN!!

    I will update with pics when i get it and possibly start a project thread as i'm planning to spend many hours detailing it and maybe show it tail end of this year or next.

    Anyway, thats all for now! drive safe all...
     
     

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    Cheaper than a cheap thing Gav

    Look forward to the piccies
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    cheap as chips, i had to sell my sole to get my 645ci.


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    Welcome mate

    Sounds like a great deal on the car!
     
     

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    Hello and welcome to the forum Gav, it's good to have you on board- I think we need to see some pictures of a proper detailers car..... Thanks for all your help last weekend, much appreciated...
    Last edited by Kevin Whittaker; 18-05-2011 at 18:38.
     
     

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    Thanks for the warm welcome chaps! Don't worry there will be plenty of pics inluding befores and afters with maybe some mini guides in there too! I'm more than happy to pass some knowledge on (but not all eh? ). Still not sure on the condition as yet but hopefully picking it up within the next few days.

    Gav
     
     

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    Welcome mate, if that ain't a bargain I don't know what is..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Freddybear View Post
    Welcome mate, if that ain't a bargain I don't know what is..
    Cheers dude!
     
     

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    You done a cracking job on that VXR!

    Welcome to the forum mate!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by GavGTD View Post
    The price i'm paying for it? Mowing a lawn once a week for the remainder of this summer! BARGAIN!!
    You paid HOW MUCH for it?????

    I think that I would rather of paid real money and cold hard cash than spend my time in anyones garden... Though, if the "summer" is like it normally is, you will only have to cut it once....
     
     

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