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Old Jan 18th, 2011, 18:25   #21
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Originally Posted by loki_the_glt View Post
Would an estate with a dalmation in the back count?
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Old Jan 18th, 2011, 23:52   #22
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Nice silver f reg saloon heading out of norwich on A11 this evening at about 6.45 ish.

B reg brown saloon in norwich late one evening just after christmas, had a very shiney new tow bar, that was obviously only just fitted, all socket screws and bolts bright shiney silver.
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Very tidy A registered red estate heading east on the M40 between J7 and J6 at about 1400ish today. Couldn't get a picture because I was westbound at the time. Made me smile though...
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Old Jan 19th, 2011, 23:51   #24
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A blue estate at Penmaenbach Services on the A55 at 2.000pm. I was on the other carriageway!
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Old Jan 23rd, 2011, 00:01   #25
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First one I've seen in the flesh for ages !!! K47 PLN Blue 245 with a huge roofbox infront of me driving through Harrogate along Wetherby Road, you turned left at Knaresborough road roundabout just as I got my camera out and almost side swiped a toyota corolla !!!

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Old Jan 23rd, 2011, 00:29   #26
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Default Silver 240 estate in Lowton.

Spotted today ( Saturday ) about 13:10 hrs.

Silver 240 Estate on Newton Rd. ( A572 ), Lowton heading towards Leigh.

I was heading the opposite way.

Put my hand up but didn't see any response.

It was a lateish model ( didn't see reg ) but it had Tors style stripes on the bottom of the doors.

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YEY a silver F reg 240 GLT in sainsbury water lane farnham ,looked like a sparks workhorse there were rolls of wire in the back
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Old Jan 25th, 2011, 20:27   #28
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Here where I live in southern Ireland there are very few old volvos. There is a 1990 740 turbo diesel estate. looks like a workhorse.

A 1995? 440 Very scruffy.

All of the other volvos are much newer V70, S40, S80, S60 etc. You see more newer volvos than old.

It must be because the tax on the older ones on the engine size for a 2.3l is 895 euros per year where as the modern diesels are cheaper to tax. Taxable on their emmisions level.

My 240 GLT is the only 240 I have seen in Ireland

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Three silver saloons within half a mile of where I live in Walton-on-Thames; a D-reg GLE, an F-reg GLT and my G-reg GLT. All look very clean.
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Old Jan 28th, 2011, 13:30   #30
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This thread amuses me, how long will it continue on for I wonder? And here I am now helping it do exactly that!

Anyhow, on the main thoroughfare out of my hometown of East Cowes on the Isle of Wight parked on a chaps driveway are two 240's one estate and one saloon and alongside are two 740 estates. Clearly unused and sat for some time, two or three years at a guess. However, all four vehicles appear in fundamentally sound condition at a glance. I must knock on the owners door and ask him 'what the crack is' so to speak.
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