FKZ ALIVE AN WELL

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FKZ ALIVE AN WELL

Post: # 63852Post uk_vette
Sat May 01, 2010 10:47 am

Still running very well.
On the way back from Norway
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Got some big muddies on her now.
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With spare wheels
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An some legal tints.
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Then she got the 50mm suspension lifted.
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The snorkel will go on soon,
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Re: FKZ ALIVE AN WELL

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Sat May 01, 2010 11:09 am

The old girl's looking good, has there been any problems with her?

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Re: FKZ ALIVE AN WELL

Post: # 63854Post uk_vette
Sat May 01, 2010 12:56 pm

slabber wrote:The old girl's looking good, has there been any problems with her?
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Hi Slabber,
She is running very well.
Just had the second service done, which swapped out all the fluids except the auto box.
They (Toyota) said the auto box oils would not be changed unless there is a problem with the box, or gets to 500,000 miles.
I am on the look out for a biggish caravan to buy, for about 2k
We will pull it all around Europe, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Monaco, Spain, Gibralter.
I will unhook and store in Gib, while we can get FKZ on a ferry to Morocco for a week or two. Then home via Portugal, France and back to UK.

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Post: # 63855Post xHx
Sat May 01, 2010 1:44 pm

Aww, the story of FKZ continues :-) and a happy one it sounds :-)

You glad to be home for a while 'vette?
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Re: FKZ ALIVE AN WELL

Post: # 63857Post Wrist Assessment
Sat May 01, 2010 3:21 pm

Whato matey, notice from your first pic that you're travelling lightly as usual!! With all your stuff inside, on top and pulled behind, the old girl will feel like the days when Slabbie used to go pie hunting in her!

Good to see her looking so good - and welcome back :slgo:
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Sat May 01, 2010 6:30 pm

UKV is an amateur with loading her compared to the days when me and big MM went on patrol in her!!! :slbli: :slbli: :slbli:

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Re: FKZ ALIVE AN WELL

Post: # 63868Post HotelEcho1971
Sat May 01, 2010 11:08 pm

That's what you call Japanese reliability!

I have a Hyundai, yes I know all the jokes, and I can honestly say it's been a real work horse, and is still rolling the miles under the wheels seven years after buying it new smoothly and trouble free.
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Re: FKZ ALIVE AN WELL

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Sun May 02, 2010 2:45 am

She's certainly racked up the miles. She had nearly 210,000 miles on the clock when she was decommissioned.

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Post: # 63872Post uk_vette
Sun May 02, 2010 7:46 am

xHx wrote:Aww, the story of FKZ continues :-) and a happy one it sounds :-)

You glad to be home for a while 'vette?
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Well, not quite home, but I was home for a few weeks.
Then China, then South Korea.

Should be back in UK end of May.

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Post: # 63873Post uk_vette
Sun May 02, 2010 7:47 am

Wrist Assessment wrote:Whato matey, notice from your first pic that you're travelling lightly as usual!! With all your stuff inside, on top and pulled behind, the old girl will feel like the days when Slabbie used to go pie hunting in her!

Good to see her looking so good - and welcome back :slgo:
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Welcome said the Pie man :slt:

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Post: # 63881Post HotelEcho1971
Sun May 02, 2010 10:44 am

slabber wrote:She's certainly racked up the miles. She had nearly 210,000 miles on the clock when she was decommissioned.

210K, barely run in!
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Re: FKZ ALIVE AN WELL

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Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:15 pm

HotelEcho1971 wrote:
Sun May 02, 2010 10:44 am
slabber wrote:She's certainly racked up the miles. She had nearly 210,000 miles on the clock when she was decommissioned.

210K, barely run in!
When we eventually sold her, she was just about on 280,000 miles.
I did have her serviced regularly, but then not as often as I service the wife :slcud:

Is Nighthawk still active here?
I think he is Manchester ?

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Re: FKZ ALIVE AN WELL

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Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:17 pm

HotelEcho1971 wrote:
Sun May 02, 2010 10:44 am
slabber wrote:She's certainly racked up the miles. She had nearly 210,000 miles on the clock when she was decommissioned.

210K, barely run in!
204,000 to be more accurate.
Never missed a beat.

Need another

probably one of your Disco 4

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