MoT'd my mum's 207CC the other day...

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MoT'd my mum's 207CC the other day...

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..caught sight of the screen as it was on test... it weighs 1,719kg!!!!

That's around four fifths of a Capri more in weight than a Capri.

It's jolly outrageous I tell you.
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Major_Tom wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 2:40 pm It's jolly outrageous I tell you.
You sound outraged and rightly so!

The 207CC looks bulbous, the Capri looks slender. 'nuff said!

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It's doors are so heavy, the driver's one is dropping now as all that opening and closing has knackered it.

Underneath, I guess it still wasnt solid enough with the roof down, so this huge X of steel connects the front and rear of the inner sills together. Very makeshift :lol:

I also notice that modern cars in general, and the 207CC in particular, has a vast monolith of plastic forward of the dash, taking up so much room that the rear seats are totally useless as seats. What's in there? Why does it have to take up such a lot of room?

I'm getting old :lol:
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Major_Tom wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 5:16 pm I also notice that modern cars in general, and the 207CC in particular, has a vast monolith of plastic forward of the dash, taking up so much room that the rear seats are totally useless as seats. What's in there? Why does it have to take up such a lot of room?
I also noticed that. In some modern cars, it's not even possible to touch the screen with outstretched arms.
How are we supposed to wipe the screen over when we're driving along? :lol:

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Andrew 2.8i wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 5:54 pm
Major_Tom wrote: Mon Jul 18, 2022 5:16 pm I also notice that modern cars in general, and the 207CC in particular, has a vast monolith of plastic forward of the dash, taking up so much room that the rear seats are totally useless as seats. What's in there? Why does it have to take up such a lot of room?
I also noticed that. In some modern cars, it's not even possible to touch the screen with outstretched arms.
How are we supposed to wipe the screen over when we're driving along? :lol:

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I bet there's nothing in there. Just old magazines and dog ends.
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