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    Ownership Verified: The £480 Lexus

    2020 Update: Finally got around to put the insurance money to a good use: With the new bumper Dave brought in a 205 from the UK that has been sitting in the garage for a bit: With the weird UK caravaner hitching thing for scale (a new slam panel installed): (the driver's light was a too...
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    Ownership Verified: The £480 Lexus

    The good thing here is that this was one of those occasions which never happens, the person who drove their van into it left their contact details and will handle the insurance. (I needed a new front bumper anyway) so, I can sort of count this as a win.
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    Ownership Verified: The £480 Lexus

    A quick update: Finally got around on Friday to get the registration procedure started, allowing me to drive 3 months with the UK plates. Two days later (today): I'll go enjoy the Lexus on a sunny day and I walk up to this: Whelp.. I guess not
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    Ownership Verified: The £480 Lexus

    Why else do you think took a month? I surely can't post a dirty knob on the Internet
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    Help me pick a car for 5 to 10k CAD

    S I so much approve!
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    Ownership Verified: The £480 Lexus

    Finally got around doing this:
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    Ringmeet 2019 - Taking in US refugees!

    Spezi saves lives
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    Ownership Verified: The £480 Lexus

    Thanks! I did set out on finding sedans and quickly found out that the desirable Sport versions with the leather-alcantara seats, aluminum pedals.. oh and LSD! They were quite under the rock and many advertised as one didn't have the spec to confirm that. As Davetouch (I think) Matlocked that...
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    Ownership Verified: The £480 Lexus

    About damn time! RHD-LHD, doesn't make much of a DIFFerence to me ;)
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    Ownership Verified: The £480 Lexus

    I do like the optimism, yeah :D
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    Ownership Verified: The £480 Lexus

    Some of you already know the story. Inspired by the 2018 Slushmeet UK-beaters I started browsing Autotrader, Ebay.co.uk and Gumtree for a reasonably priced rwd. Late autumn an ad had popped up on Gumtree for a 2002 Intensa Blue Lexus IS200 SportCross: (Pics by Peter3gh, note the...
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    Ringmeet 2018, because we're not finnished with this.

    Fri-Sun, hotelfag
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    Finalgear Ringmeet 2017: Holyshit, has it been ten years already?

    C'mon, I don't think Fairlady lives *that* frugally :P
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    Finalgear Ringmeet 2017: Holyshit, has it been ten years already?

    Are any UK people coming by car? If so, I might be intersted in heading UK-way afterwards :think:
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    Finalgear Ringmeet 2017: Holyshit, has it been ten years already?

    :p Anyways I would probably be flying in to FRAport, so anyone passing by.. (I still need to book the flights)
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