Today's Drive

Discussion in 'On and off road' started by mixed fleet, Jan 6, 2019.

  1. mixed fleet

    mixed fleet Well-Known Member

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    20190106_114838.jpg 20190106_114823.jpg 20190106_114853.jpg 20190106_114904.jpg 20190106_114955.jpg 20190106_115035.jpg And unfortunately it's just today (quick spin)
    It's quite a pet
    ooh the sound, certainly not anything like a "mouse's heart"
    more of a formula 1 snarl.
    I believe the price is in the region of a 3 - 400 hp Fendt.
    life is all about choices :rolleyes2::rolleyes2:
     
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    Perfect runaround for a Large tillage or beef barron. A dairy farmer wouldnt look after it.
     
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  5. diesel power

    diesel power Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely smashing car. Someday when I stop farming I might have the price of it. Probably be a long way from 2018 though :unsure:. I suppose it'll have the cheap tax by then, been vintage and all...
     
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    mixed fleet Well-Known Member

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    No it wouldn't be what you'd call an "all rounder"
    The back seat would accommodate two dwarfs:scratchhead::scratchhead:
    No hitch, white interior.
     
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    Yeah but if it was 4wd you'd put up with the rest..
     
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    How many buckets of meal were you able to get in the boot? :scratchhead:
     
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    His brother sales man in big the smoke
     
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    Aye they have a great growl about them, Especially when you select angry mode :eek3::eek3:
     
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    Ah Jaysus, there's always someone to blow your cover :tdown::tdown:
    I was looking forward to spinning a good yarn to @CORK about how I funded my latest runabout.
    Buoyant market for Bales of rushes or Friesian Bull's.
    Or very favourable P.C.P. H.P. IOU never never, on the drip.
    It's only dear the day you buy it .:eek3::lol::eek3::lol::eek3::lol::scratchhead:
     
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    Doesn’t matter how you got to drive it, I’m insanely jealous.

    Took an M5 for a fast spin on the Cashel bypass once, that was as powerful as I’ve ever driven.
    Friend did 190mph on the same stretch in a Porsche.

    Some of us need a bit of madness to stay sane.

    Enjoy!
     
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    190mph is some savage speed on a public road regardless of vehicle brand! I wouldn't be brave enough...I was a passenger in a Nissan Bluebird doing 125mph once and also a Fiesta XR2i doing 110mph. Never again please!
     
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    I got a Hillman Hunter wound up to a shake over 90 mph once , going down a hill.:scared:

    I could see an XR2i doing the 110 but the Bluebird doing 120 ?
     
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    got a voucher for mondello from my kids and myself and a friend are booked in to drive a porsche in february , really looking forward to it :thumbup:
     
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    5 of us piled into a mark II fiesta years ago and got a mind boggling 96 mph out of it on the approach into (not Shannon) Borris in Ossory. The roars off the engine at that speed wouldn't have been out of place on a plane at take off. 4 speed box and boot loaded with beer and we weren't exactly starving to death either. The engine started puking a lot after that. When I think about what we were able to get away with only a few years ago and no harm done to anyone. The engine in the car was fcuked alright :laugh:.
     
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    A bluebird 1.6 litre was a fine car in its day, a luxury car even with its navy cloth velour seats all round. Rear wheel drive and there was a lot of fun to be had on back laneways. :eek3:
     

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