Rachel

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About Rachel

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    grrl b@stard

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  • Location
    Godzone
  • Interests
    many, lots, oodles...
  • Biography
    blonde VW/Porsche owner

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  • Location
    GodZone
  • Interests
    MTB, sk8, movies, books, TSN
  • Occupation
    supreme nerd goddess of ICT (apparently)
  • Car Make
    4 wheeled ones

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  1. Bought this yesterday: https://www.carsales.com.au/cars/details/2018-mercedes-benz-cls450-auto-4matic/OAG-AD-17402365/?Cr=0 Traded in Moby Dick (ML500) after 5 faultless years of service - but I really didn't need a big SUV anymore (if ever )
  2. 944 Turbo S - Project Time

    sexy...
  3. Possibly about to do something stupid again...?

    That is a sweet package. I hope you enjoy every mile with a smile!
  4. Possibly about to do something stupid again...?

    Noice! What is the spec?
  5. Possibly about to do something stupid again...?

    Try and see if you can afford the turbo'd 5.5l V8, and AWD - but I suspect the latter might still be in the depreciation curve above where you want to pay... Pre-2010/2011 6.2l V8 cars, like the C63's had potential head bolt failures - so if looking at one of those check the head bolts have been replaced (otherwise put a bucketload of money aside to do them). the 5.5l engine is legandary - so I'd say go for one. :-)
  6. He got a complete new set of P Zeroes and an engine and transmission service before pick up. The air suspension is a known failure point, but you are supposed to wait for it to fail before remediating...
  7. The car got a gold star on mechanical inspection (he bought it in Sydney). It was 2 weeks after he drove it home to Canberra that it went "pffffftt..."
  8. Yep. A colleague here got his hands on a 2005 AMG CLS55 - and in a wek had the airsuspension crap out due to a compressor failure... Then a month later due to the front struts losing air (the car had apparenrtly sat for 4-5 years and not been run). It wasn't cheap for him to fix.
  9. So what did your VAG man actually end up replacing?
  10. New pants please

    wow...
  11. 944 Turbo S - Project Time

    What's the damage going to be for all that?
  12. It's like Project Binky... only finished.
  13. RIP: Fifth Gear TV Show

    Was it any good?
  14. New pants please

    That is some serious air and hang time...
  15. New pants please

    epic!