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Old 22 Nov 2004, 11:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Another Newbee - ' hopefully'

Hi, everyone.

Been a regular visitor to the civic type R owners forum for a while and was told about this site tonight.

I have currently got a (DONT LAUGH) Vauxhall Zafira GSI Turbo, which I actually quite like, however the wife has agreed to let me trade it in for something just for me.

I am actually taking Subaru's offer of the 24hr test drive this saturday and I am hoping I love the car as much as I think I will. I do like the Type R also but as yet havn't driven one of them.

Let you know how I get on at the end of the weekend.
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Old 22 Nov 2004, 11:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hello and welcome.

Hope you enjoy the test drive.. :wink:


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Old 23 Nov 2004, 06:48 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Hi and welcome to the site zafgsi

That's how I bought my scooby, went for a test drive and HAD to buy it, loved it so much Have a nice drive
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 07:15 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Hi mate, welcome to the site.

Hope you have fun..... Did I say 'hope', you will have fun...
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 07:22 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Welcome to the forums.... hope you enjoy your visits - keep us informed about the car
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 08:09 AM   #6 (permalink)
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hi & well come mate

hope you enjoy the site 8) 8)
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 08:39 AM   #7 (permalink)
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welcome bud :wink:
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 10:14 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I have a feeling that you will be a regular member on here soon 8)

Welcome to the site, enjoy
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 12:55 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 04:36 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Welcome to the site mate

which scoob are you test driving?
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 07:02 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 08:00 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Welcome to the site, you do realise you wont be giving them the key back don't you?

Enjoy your test drive and take your check book with you cos your gonna need it :wink:


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Old 23 Nov 2004, 09:16 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Warm welcome

Thanks to you all for a great welcome.

Newie, would like to brag and say i'm taking out an STI, P1 ect but unfortunately I will have to get the wife a car aswell, (she said a new shape MICRA will do). So decided to take out a standard WRX, as thats what I will be looking to buy. Robinsons in Rochdale, and Ridings and Co in preston have a couple of used WRX's. Will be looking for an 03 or 53 plate hopefully. Anyone have an idea how much I should be paying.

Running costs are on par with the Zaf, as I only average 26 - 27 mpg on average, but are there any other hidden 'nasties' to be aware of.

Hope to be contributing more to the site shortly, and from what you have posted I can't wait to get behind the wheel.
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 09:23 PM   #14 (permalink)
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you may notice a little less on the mpg when you first jump into it as you will want to give it some :P Im averaging around the 22 mark at the mo and have 04wrx totally standard etc.

Its blue so goes faster anyway :P :wink: (to the rest of you)

you may be lucky and scoop one for 13k but could spend upto 16k ish ? prices vary wildly :? :wink:

Good luck
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Old 23 Nov 2004, 09:36 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Other nasty bit to look out for is insurance! so shop around :wink:

Tescos, and L&v seem to come out the best (sure there are one or two others that can chip in with other companies)

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