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Old 17 January 2008, 14:04   #11
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And yet you bought an X5, oh well.
Well, nothing too ambitious, just a Jedi sprint race car & it does just fine thanks
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Old 17 January 2008, 14:06   #12
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...Yeah.... Apparently they do a passable imitation of a hand grenade after….. ooooh…about 6 months…so I’ve heard.
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OK, I'll keep you posted on any shrapnel damage
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Old 17 January 2008, 14:47   #13
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And yet you bought an X5, oh well.
I've towed with mine for 4 years, and its never missed a beat, I cant fault it and ... it does 0-60 in 7 seconds ...whilst not towing hehe
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Old 17 January 2008, 14:50   #14
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'Kin 'Ell.... It's about the same size...and just a fraction lighter.. as my little Yank...which has got 8.1 Litres of V8 petrol to lug it round !! No wonder you gotta chip the fecka!
what do you get to the gallon? i get around 20
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Old 17 January 2008, 17:24   #15
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of course, an X5 plate to match!!: i bet they are an amazing off road vehicle with that low range box !! if you wanna do 0-60 in micro seconds, Go buy a ferrari!!
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if you wanna do 0-60 in micro seconds, Go buy a ferrari!!
Right ... I must phone my Witter agent for a towbar for the testarossa
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Old 18 January 2008, 02:29   #17
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of course, an X5 plate to match!!: i bet they are an amazing off road vehicle with that low range box !! if you wanna do 0-60 in micro seconds, Go buy a ferrari!!
believe it or not i dont think many X5 owners buy an X5 with a view of using it for offroading
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what do you get to the gallon? i get around 20

from memory..and it's been parked up for a few months...single figures for short hops up to 12 on a run....maybe a few percent more on petrol....but at (just increased!!) 46p Litre..I'll live with that and it is soooooo nice to drive compared to a smaller turbo diesel...

<edit> Just checked Gas website and find you can still pay as little as 41p/litre in this area...
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of course, an X5 plate to match!!: i bet they are an amazing off road vehicle with that low range box !! if you wanna do 0-60 in micro seconds, Go buy a ferrari!!
One of the best tarmac tow vehicles on the market, superb for dragging ribs long distances and wont get stuck on a slip. Why would you want to go offroad with it? I have a Mitzy for that. It's a 4x4 not an 'off-roader'.
How does your Ferrari tow?
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from memory..and it's been parked up for a few months...single figures for short hops up to 12 on a run....maybe a few percent more on petrol....but at (just increased!!) 46p Litre..I'll live with that and it is soooooo nice to drive compared to a smaller turbo diesel...

<edit> Just checked Gas website and find you can still pay as little as 41p/litre in this area...
It's gone up to 50p in South Wales now - as much as 60p in some places!!!
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